May 20, 2019 General Meeting

Please join us for our next general meeting on Monday, May 20 at 7 p.m. Please click here for the agenda.
 
Our guest speakers for May include Shirley Shultz with the City of Tacoma Planning Department to discuss the Grand Pacific development and Jennifer Kamerzoll to discuss Zoning. We’ll also have a representative from the City of Tacoma Public Works (Speaker TBA) to discuss Safe Routes & Physical Infrastructure.
As always, the community is invited to share concerns and ideas during public comment.
We will be collecting donations of non-perishable food for Nourish Food Bank.
We will also announce the Winner of the Monthly Photo Contest. Entries for the photo contest will be accepted through 5 p.m. Sunday, May 19. All submissions should be emailed to senco253@gmail.com. Please include photographer name, phone number, email address, location photo was taken, year (recent submissions only unless otherwise requested), and confirmation that we may share your photo whether selected or not. If a portrait is submitted, please ensure you have the subject’s permission beforehand. 

Photo Contest Rules: Contest open to residents of South End Tacoma. Photos submitted must be the property of the person who submits it for consideration. Photos submitted may be displayed on SENCO’s website and social media; if used, the photographer will be credited. The winning photo will be selected by the Board. If there are no eligible entries, prizes will be distributed the following month. This is a neighborhood council contest: please use your best judgment about what is appropriate to submit. If you are under 18, please ask your parent to submit your work on your behalf. {Rules subject to change.}

 
Please share with friends in the South End Neighborhood. See you soon!

April 15 2019 General Meeting Agenda

We hope to see you at our April 15, 2019 General Meeting. Please click here for the SENCo April 2019 Regular Meeting Agenda.

As a reminder, we will be collecting food for our community partner, Nourish Food Banks. We will also discuss updates on the Logo Redesign Contest being held in partnership with Lincoln High School. And we will announce the winner of the first monthly SENCO Photo Contest.

If you have any questions, please contact us at senco253@gmail.com. We appreciate your help in sharing this information with other residents and business owners in the South End Neighborhood.

Thank you.

Logo Redesign Contest

We are pleased to announce that the South End Neighborhood Council is hosting a contest for Lincoln High School students to redesign our neighborhood council logo.

The deadline for submitting a logo is April 15. First, Second, and Third place will be awarded $300, $200, and $100 respectively. We will also share the top designs on our website. Interested students should contact Lincoln High School instructor Reid Callan for details: RCALLAN@tacoma.k12.wa.us

 

Monthly Photo Contest

South End Neighborhood Council is proud to announce our first Monthly Photo Contest!

Theme: Spring in the South End

Deadline: 5 p.m. Sunday, April 14, 2019

Prize for best photo will be announced at the South End Neighborhood Council meeting at 7 p.m. on April 15, 2019, and the winner will be contacted directly. Monthly prizes subject to change. {Think $5 gift cards: no trips to Hawaii. Sorry.}

All submissions should be emailed to senco253@gmail.com. Please include photographer name, phone number, email address, location photo was taken, year (recent submissions only unless otherwise requested), and confirmation that we may share your photo whether selected or not. If a portrait is submitted, please ensure you have the subject’s permission beforehand.

Rules: Contest open to residents of South End Tacoma. Photos submitted must be the property of the person who submits it for consideration. Photos submitted may be displayed on SENCO’s website and social media; if used, the photographer will be credited. The winning photo will be selected by the Board. If there are no eligible entries, prizes will be distributed the following month. This is a neighborhood council contest: please use your best judgment about what is appropriate to submit. If you are under 18, please ask your parent to submit your work on your behalf. {Rules subject to change.}

This contest is not open to seated South End Neighborhood Council members or their immediate families.

Thank you!

 

 

[Featured Image: Cherry blossoms near Mann Elementary School. Photo credit: Suzanne Skaar]

Community Connections

The Tacoma South End Neighborhood Council is hosting its first community forum on June 1. If you know of an organization that serves our community and would like to be a part of this event, whether by sending a speaker, tabling at the event, or provider materials, please email us at senco253@gmail.com.

More information may be found here.

Thank you!

Board Announcements

Thank you to everyone who attended and voted at the Monday, January 28th meeting. We would like to officially announce that our Executive Board is as follows:

Chair: Athena Brewer

Vice Chair: Suzanne Skaar

Corresponding Secretary: Christina Rupp

Recording Secretary: Penny Grellier

Treasurer: Daniel Thomasson

We also wish to welcome new Board Member Christopher Winters to the South End Neighborhood Council.

We will have many exciting opportunities for others to get involved in the South End Neighborhood Council. Our next meeting will be February 25 at 7 p.m. at 4911 S Alaska St, Tacoma, WA 98408. If you would like to be added to the agenda, please email senco253@gmail.com.

On behalf of SENCO, we look forward to working with you!

Suzanne Skaar, Vice Chair