After a short business meeting, including election of new officers and
board members, former UVA School of Architecture Dean and UF
Faculty Senate Chair Kim Tanzer, FAIA, will reprise her excellent talk
regarding affordable housing. Top City officials are invited. The Hope
Beautification Award will also be presented to one of our neighbors.
Please bring a covered dish, salad, or dessert to share with other
families, along with a serving utensil. We will provide the rest.
Annual dues donation of $20 per family will be gratefully appreciated.
UPNA’s Annual Meeting and Potluck Dinner. The event will be held at the United Church of Gainesville, Rymer Hall, 1624 NW 5th Avenue, Gainesville, on Sunday afternoon, October 28, 2018, from 4:00-7:00 PM. Child care will be provided. Voluntary annual dues of $20.00 will also be accepted and sincerely appreciated (the funds help pay for such events).
Following a brief business meeting and election of new officers, we will hear from the Hon. Lee Pinkoson, Chairman of the Alachua County Board of County Commissioners regarding the work of the County Commission. We will also hear from Ms. Stephanie Marchman, a local attorney, regarding the proposed amendments to the Florida Constitution, from Ms. Murray Laurie, a well-regarded local Historiographer, regarding the National Register of Historic Places application process, and honoring Ms. Arnall Downs, whose log home on NW 8th Avenue is the most recent recipient of this recognition.
We will also present the Hope Award(s) to those being recognized for beautification and home improvement.
That said, the “main event” will be the family food and fellowship enjoyed with our neighbors. Bring a dish to share.
Join us for a spirited debate among the candidates in the Gainesville City Commission races. There are three races District 2, District 3 and At Large seats. The candidate forum is on Sunday, February 19th from 3 to 5pm. It will be held at United Church of Gainesville located at 1624 NW 5th Avenue.
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We wanted to thank all individuals and families who attended the UPNA Spring Picnic at JJ Finley on Sunday, April 10th. The most rewarding component of this neighborhood gathering, BTW a record attendance, was seeing how many wonderful families we now call “our neighbors”.
SweetBerries is hosting another blood drive with Good Bike on Saturday, April 16th, 2-5:30p. Please come out and donate. Free small frozen custard among other gifts for those who donate!
Our annual spring neighborhood picnic is coming soon: Sunday, April 10 from 4-7 at J.J. Finley. Come join the fun! Side dishes and desserts are welcome.