NEIGHBORHOOD EVENTS

Second Monday – March 11

March 12, 2019 0
We had another spectacular SWFT Second Monday social event on March 11.  The camaraderie of twenty-five neighbors was evident in the jovial, light hearted, festive atmosphere as everyone shared drink and food.  Neighbors present were Drew & Kevin JP, Don […]

Butterfly “Egg” Social

February 22, 2019 0
On February 18, SWFT held the first of what will become a regular quarterly Butterfly Social event.  The February event, dubbed the Butterfly “Egg” Social, was appropriately named to symbolize the beginning of these events and pay tribute to the […]

Love Butterflies?

January 31, 2019 0
If you love butterflies, or can’t imagine why other people do, you need to attend the first annual SWFT “Butterfly Egg Social” to be held Monday, Feb 18 from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm in the CityView Club Room!  This […]

Second Monday – Jan 14

January 21, 2019 0
During our January 14 Second Monday Social Event approximately 20 neighbors gathered for food, friendly conversation and fun.  Attendees included Linda C, Mike and Lisa M, Kevin and Drew JP, Julie H, Jeanette C, Malcom and Sally B, Toni and […]

Light Up

December 9, 2018 0
Earlier this Fall, a call was put out to “Light Up” South Knoxville for the holiday season. Well, the holiday season has arrived and a night stroll through the SWFT neighborhood reveals that several residences have “lit up” their terraces […]

SWFT MEMBERSHIP

SWFT Communications

April 13, 2019 0
Early on, the SWFT recognized the critical importance of several different methods of communication among neighbors to promote engagement and encourage participation.  Some of the most important methods are described below: Word of Mouth–individual neighbors talking with one another is […]

Avoid the Chaos

April 13, 2019 0
Situated on the southern banks of the Tennessee River, 303 Flats Apartments is Knoxville’s only waterfront student community for the University of Tennessee.  Nestled in the beautiful Southside Waterfront Neighborhood, on the quiet side of the river, 303 Flats is […]

Membership Committee Meeting

April 13, 2019 0
The SWFT Membership Committee will meet on Monday, April 22 (Earth Day) at 5:30 pm.   The main purpose of the Membership Committee is to discuss and implement membership recruitment & retention strategies.  Agenda items at this meeting will include: the difference between knowing about our neighbors and […]

Madam President

March 31, 2019 0
The results are in for our Special Election to select someone to fill the vacancy created as a result of Don Browder’s relocation. We are very pleased to announce that Debbie Mallard has been unanimously elected as acting President to […]

Special Election – Vote NOW

March 26, 2019 0
The nomination period for our Special Election to select an acting President to serve the remainder of Don Browder’s vacated position (April 2019 – October 2019) has closed. Please cast your VOTE before 10 pm this Friday, March 29, 2019 using the on-line […]

NEIGHBORHOOD PROJECTS

Fone, Food & Drew

April 13, 2019 0
Neighbor Drew is looking for volunteers to help on the First Friday in May (May 3) from 6 pm to 9 pm in a comfortable television studio environment.  It will be during the final 3 hours of the Neighborhood Treasure […]

Ijams River Rescue

April 6, 2019 0
Saturday, April 8, 2019, Neighbors Art M., Debbie M., Drew JP and Kevin JP along side 10 volunteers from the Sorority, Gamma Sigma Sigma participated in the 30th Annual Ijams River Rescue presented by TVA.  This popular, community-wide event focuses on […]

Beds Planted

March 31, 2019 0
As Spring has begun to usher in warmer weather, the SWFT Butterfly Habitat is entering its final phases of construction.  Neighbors Debbie M, Terri D, Phyllis & Joe M, Don B, BJ & Warren A, Kara G, Toni H, Kevin […]

Call for Proposals

March 31, 2019 0
Knoxville SOUP is looking for community-focused projects throughout Knox County that could use some cash to get cooking. The next SOUP micro-funding event will take place Tuesday, April 30, at Dara’s Gardens, 2637 Maryville Pike, Knoxville, TN 37920. Deadline to […]

Missing Jewelry

March 23, 2019 0
With just 3 weeks remaining during the Treasure Hunt donation period (ending Apr 11th), nearly 80 treasures have been donated to benefit Knoxville Neighborhood Groups (including SWFT) and the upcoming Knoxville Neighborhood Conference.  Most of these items have already been posted at ctvKnox.org/hunt.  Several others are currently in the queue.  While […]

BEYOND SWFT

What Matters MOST?

April 13, 2019 0
Please fill out our 4 question anonymous survey about what matters most to you about Chapman Highway.  It will only take one minute, but it will be so helpful and you can help shape the future of this very important […]

Neighborhood Advisory, Vol. 12, No. 14

April 13, 2019 0
HEADLINES . . .  1. North Knoxville Gathers to Discuss Neighborhood Safety 2. Forest Heights Completes Certification as a Wildlife Habitat 3. Lonsdale International Food and Craft Market Is Back This Week 4. Uptown North Celebrates Easter 5. NAC to […]

Ijams River Rescue

April 6, 2019 0
Saturday, April 8, 2019, Neighbors Art M., Debbie M., Drew JP and Kevin JP along side 10 volunteers from the Sorority, Gamma Sigma Sigma participated in the 30th Annual Ijams River Rescue presented by TVA.  This popular, community-wide event focuses on […]

Meet Mayoral Candidate Eddie Mannis

April 4, 2019 0
On April 23rd at 6:30pm Knoxville Mayoral candidate Eddie Mannis will make himself available for a meet-and-greet in the CityView clubroom. This is a great opportunity to hear what visions Mr. Mannis has for our city and the south waterfront […]

PARC

April 2, 2019 0
The Knoxville Police Department Advisory and Review Committee will hold their Quarterly Meeting on Wednesday, April 24 at the Regal Cinemas Headquarters. The meeting provides citizens with a great opportunity to become updated on practices and policies of the Knoxville […]

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Apr
25
Thu
9:00 am City Special Events Meeting @ Civic Coliseum Ball Room
City Special Events Meeting @ Civic Coliseum Ball Room
Apr 25 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
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3:30 pm Knoxville Better Building Board @ City County Building
Knoxville Better Building Board @ City County Building
Apr 25 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Knoxville Better Building Board @ City County Building
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Apr
29
Mon
6:30 pm SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
Apr 29 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
Special Guest, Dawn Michelle Foster
May
7
Tue
6:00 pm City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
May 7 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
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May
8
Wed
4:30 pm NAC @ Chansler Family YMCA
NAC @ Chansler Family YMCA
May 8 @ 4:30 pm
Neighborhood Advisory Council Visit this link for up to date location information
May
20
Mon
6:30 pm SKA @ Dogwood Elementary School
SKA @ Dogwood Elementary School
May 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
South Knoxville Alliance
May
21
Tue
6:00 pm City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
May 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Visit this link for any last minute schedule changes.
6:30 pm SKNBC @ South Knoxville Elementary Schoold
SKNBC @ South Knoxville Elementary Schoold
May 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
South Knoxville Neighborhood & Business Coalition
May
23
Thu
9:00 am City Special Events Meeting @ Civic Coliseum Ball Room
City Special Events Meeting @ Civic Coliseum Ball Room
May 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Visit this link for any last minute schedule changes.
May
27
Mon
5:00 pm County Commission Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
County Commission Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
May 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
County Commission Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
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May
30
Thu
3:30 pm Knoxville Better Building Board @ City County Building
Knoxville Better Building Board @ City County Building
May 30 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Knoxville Better Building Board @ City County Building
Visit this link for up to date location information.
Jun
4
Tue
6:00 pm City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Jun 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Visit this link for any last minute schedule changes.
Jun
12
Wed
4:30 pm NAC @ Chansler Family YMCA
NAC @ Chansler Family YMCA
Jun 12 @ 4:30 pm
Neighborhood Advisory Council Visit this link for up to date location information
Jun
17
Mon
6:30 pm SKA @ Dogwood Elementary School
SKA @ Dogwood Elementary School
Jun 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
South Knoxville Alliance
Jun
18
Tue
6:00 pm City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Jun 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Visit this link for any last minute schedule changes.
6:30 pm SKNBC @ South Knoxville Elementary Schoold
SKNBC @ South Knoxville Elementary Schoold
Jun 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
South Knoxville Neighborhood & Business Coalition
Jun
24
Mon
5:00 pm County Commission Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
County Commission Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Jun 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
County Commission Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Visit this link for any last minute schedule changes.
Jun
27
Thu
9:00 am City Special Events Meeting @ Civic Coliseum Ball Room
City Special Events Meeting @ Civic Coliseum Ball Room
Jun 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Visit this link for any last minute schedule changes.
3:30 pm Knoxville Better Building Board @ City County Building
Knoxville Better Building Board @ City County Building
Jun 27 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Knoxville Better Building Board @ City County Building
Visit this link for up to date location information.
Jul
2
Tue
6:00 pm City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Jul 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
City Council Meeting @ City County Building Main Assembly Room
Visit this link for any last minute schedule changes.
Jul
10
Wed
4:30 pm NAC @ Chansler Family YMCA
NAC @ Chansler Family YMCA
Jul 10 @ 4:30 pm
Neighborhood Advisory Council Visit this link for up to date location information
Jul
15
Mon
6:30 pm SKA @ Dogwood Elementary School
SKA @ Dogwood Elementary School
Jul 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
South Knoxville Alliance