NEIGHBORHOOD EVENTS

Meet Marshall Stair

June 27, 2019 0
The primary election is Aug. 27, with early voting from Aug. 7-22. The last date to register to vote for the primary is July 29. For the mayoral election, if no candidate gets 50% of the vote, the two candidates […]

SoKno Summer Suttree Social

June 25, 2019 0
SWFT and the other members of the South Knoxville Neighborhood & Business Coalition (SKNBC) are planning a very special summer neighborhood event at Suttree Landing Park on August 24 from 11 am until 5 pm.  The “SoKno Summer Suttree Social” will feature food, […]

Second Monday – May 2019

May 17, 2019 0
SWFT held its twentieth Second Monday Social Event (May 13) combining it with our second Butterfly Habitat (Caterpillar) Celebration.  Neighbors Debbie M, Drew JP, Kevin JP, Sally & Malcolm B, Terri & Steve D, Toni & Jim H, Julie H, […]

Meet Marshall Stair

May 17, 2019 0
Recently, one of our neighbors invited mayoral candidate Eddie Mannis to an informal “Meet & Greet” event at CityView.  Several neighbors attended the event and found it to be very informative.     At neighbor Alan’s request, mayoral candidate Marshall Stair has also […]

Second Monday/Caterpillar Social

May 9, 2019 0
Join us in the CityView Club Room this coming Monday (May 13) from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm for our combined “Second Monday/Caterpillar” Social.  Come enjoy some tasty treats, delightful conversation, and door prizes (at 7 pm).  Bring your favorite […]

SWFT MEMBERSHIP

SWFT Networking Directory

June 12, 2019 0
The Southside Waterfront (SWFT) Neighborhood now consists of two distinct groups.  One group consists of working & retired adults with experience in professional, technical, executive & administrative occupations.  The other (larger) group consists of young adults studying to enter these […]

“Big Tent” Project

June 12, 2019 0
From its inception, the SWFT Neighborhood Association has embraced participation from all neighbors, regardless of whether they rent or own.  We believe every neighbor is an important part of the neighborhood.  SWFT is currently working on a City-sponsored Neighborhood Small […]

SWFT Networking Cards

May 17, 2019 0
The Southside Waterfront (SWFT) Neighborhood now consists of two distinct groups.  One group consists of working & retired adults with experience in professional, technical, executive & administrative occupations.  The other (larger) group consists of young adults studying to enter these […]

Recruiting PETographers

May 9, 2019 0
The pets who live in the Southside Waterfront (SWFT) neighborhood are residents too, but because they lack manual dexterity, they are not capable of registering at this site.  So we have created an online photo directory especially featuring them called “SWFT […]

Board Meeting Highlights

May 9, 2019 0
At the April 29 quarterly SWFT Neighborhood Association Meeting, the Membership Committee reported on the special election (acting President) result, updated SWFT membership stats, recently produced CTV videos featuring SWFT neighbors, “One Cup at a Time” member engagement initiative, and the proposed […]

NEIGHBORHOOD PROJECTS

What Will Be Dredged Up Next?

July 23, 2019 0
Have you ever wondered why the boat docks at CityView get all bent out of shape in the wintertime?  Every winter, the TVA drops the river water level by 10 feet in anticipation of winter snow and spring rain.  The depth […]

Convertible Bench/Tables

June 26, 2019 0
Soon, SWFT will be taking delivery of 4  convertible park bench/picnic tables.  Funding for these practical amenities, which will be positioned on the terrace overlooking the butterfly garden beds, was made possible through last year’s Neighborhood Small Grants Program.  Placing […]

Mid Term Report

June 26, 2019 0
We are delighted to report that SWFT has exceeded expectations in almost every area of execution related to our Butterfly Habitat Project.  Below, is the current status on 11 project goals: At least 10 neighbors will plan the butterfly garden […]

Big Tent Project

June 26, 2019 0
From its inception, SWFT has embraced participation from ALL neighbors, regardless of whether they own or rent. We believe every neighbor is an important part of the neighborhood. The inspiration for our proposed 2020 “Big Tent” Project came from input […]

Railroad Tunnel Entrance

June 9, 2019 0
Imagine if we could make the tunnel that is the gateway to our neighborhood, look like this mural at the Miller Avenue railroad underpass in Ann Arbor! SWFT has enlisted the help of a “In Our Backyards” (IOBY) to assist […]

BEYOND SWFT

SoKno Summer Suttree Social UPDATE

July 23, 2019 0
Come One – Come All . . . Bring your family, your next-door neighbors, your good friends, and your dog. Food & Beverages . . . Free hot dogs will be provided, while they last, or pack a picnic lunch, […]

SoKno Trolley Service to Begin

July 23, 2019 0
It’s official!  Trolley Service to South Knoxville will begin Monday, August 19.  Knoxville Area Transit has rolled out The Red Line which will follow a circular route, from the main Trolley stop on Main St., across the Gay Street Bridge, […]

Neighborhood Advisory, Vol. 12, No. 25

July 23, 2019 0
HEADLINES . . .  Tenant Association Celebrates Library Opening 5 Points Community Hosts Community Homecoming Edgewood Park Neighborhood Sponsors Free Concert The U.S. Census Is Hiring Three Different Organizations Hosting Candidate Forums PARC Announces Quarterly Meeting Street Cleaning and Upgrades […]

South Knoxville Trolley

June 12, 2019 0
In April, it was brought to our attention that Knoxville Area Transit (KAT) was in discussions with the City of Knoxville to expand trolley service to Blount Avenue, thereby finally linking South Knoxville to Downtown.  May 22, 2019, City Council […]

Neighbor Day Celebration

June 12, 2019 0
Neighbors Kevin & Drew are completely immersed in planning activities associated the big  Neighbor Day Celebration & Fundraising Event to be held at St. James Episcopal Church (1101 N. Broadway) on Saturday, September 28th.  This entertaining event will celebrate the service […]

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6:30 pm SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
Oct 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
Special Guest, Dawn Michelle Foster
Jan
27
Mon
6:30 pm SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
Jan 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
Special Guest, Dawn Michelle Foster
Apr
27
Mon
6:30 pm SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
Apr 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
SWFT Association Meeting @ CityView Club Room
Special Guest, Dawn Michelle Foster