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Winter Potluck 2017

28 Feb

Come join us for our annual winter potluck! Great way to meet neighbors in a fun relaxed setting. Bring your favorite foods, drinks and games to enjoy as we get to know each other.

RSVP here:



4th Annual East West Asheville Summer Picnic

25 Jul


You are invited! 
Sunday, August 7th, 3-6 pm
Hall Fletcher Park (Behind Hall Fletcher Elementary)

FUN NEIGHBORHOOD GATHERING! The 4th Annual East West Asheville Summer Picnic will be a potluck-style gathering with kids activities held at the Hall Fletcher Park pavilion. Everyone is welcome, and the picnic is from 3-6 pm. Please bring along dish to share, serving utensil, a folding chair and your own dishware + drinks. Its a great way to meet new neighbors and see old friends, plus kickball, face-painting, sidewalk chalk, cornhole and more. This event is about socializing and fun but its also a great way to get involved in the neighborhood organization and its activities throughout the year. There will be a silent auction with items donated by our great neighborhood businesses to raise funds to help cover printing/mailing and basic organizing costs for the East West Asheville Neighborhood Association. (To donate or volunteer to help contact Joshua)

Note: The event is at a city park and alcohol is prohibited.

Let us know you are coming and stay in the loop at:

Parking is available at the elementary school. Biking, walking, skateboards, etc encouraged!



Come to the East West Asheville Summer Picnic!

1 Aug

Please join us for the 3rd annual East West Asheville Summer Picnic hosted by EWANA at Hall Fletcher Park from 4-7 pm on Saturday, August 8th.  Come by to share food and catch up with old friends, meet new people, and find out what’s happening in our fast changing neighborhood. This event is a potluck/covered dish so please bring a dish to share if you can, a chair if you have one, and plates/silverware. Cool playground, sidewalk chalk and kickball for kids so bring them with you!  Bring a neighbor who hasn’t been to an EWANA event yet!  See you there!

(Note: Earlier on this day check out another family fun event at Hall Fletcher that benefits the PTO,  Make it a day in the neighborhood!)
Hall Fletcher Park is located behind Hall Fletcher Elementary School (60 Ridgelawn Rd.) and is also accessible off of Bradley Street.
(This social event replaces the quarterly business meeting of EWANA for summer – in case of rain the event will be postponed to the following Saturday)

RSVP on facebook:


Neighborhood Potluck on March 1st

20 Feb

Everyone Welcome!  Bring What You Can (Food, Drinks, Games, Etc.)


2nd Annual East West Asheville Summer Picnic

10 Jul




2nd Annual East West Asheville

Summer Picnic

covered dish/potluck

Saturday, July 26th
4-7 pm
Hall Fletcher Elementary field

Bluegrass jam led by members of Red June plus pick up kickball and other games.

Bring: Neighbors, a covered dish to share, your instruments and a chair. Bring dishware for yourself if you can, to reduce waste. There is one grill available.

Extra bike racks will be available, please try to walk or bike. If driving park your vehicle in Hall Fletcher School parking lot.

No alcohol is permitted at the school or city park property.

There will be info on the neighborhood group and opportunities to connect and volunteer with neighborhood projects.  See the facebook event page here: 

East West Asheville Annual Neighborhood Meeting, Thursday November 7th

4 Nov

@ Hall Fletcher Elementary School


(This is grassroots, y’all – please help spread the word by sticking THIS FLYER on 5 neighbors’ doors or in their hands)

East West Asheville is a neighborhood that is proud to part of larger West Asheville.  It is defined as the area between Interstate 240 and the French Broad River.  EWANA was formed to build community among neighbors, increase health and safety and to advocate and be a voice for our neighborhood.

In our first year as an organized neighborhood we have:

1) Negotiated bike lanes and sidewalks on Haywood from the river to Beecham’s Curve

2) Got a new stop sign at Riverview and Beverly

3) Worked for a partial resolution to neighborhood concerns about truck traffic, with a full solution still in the works

4) Built awareness and support for the alternate truck route with a petition signed by over 900 people, half of them East West Asheville residents, and presentations to the Planning & Zoning Commission and City Council

5) Raised funds for a teaching weather station at the new Hall Fletcher Elementary playground

6) Made connecting Haywood Road to the dog park with a new greenway a high city priority

7) Got connecting East West Asheville to parks and greenways recognized in city and New Belgium plans

8) Drafted bylaws that will guide the neighborhood into its next few years

9) Connected 250+ neighbors by Facebook and email groups

10) Started a neighborhood vision process

11) Represented at the Festival of Neighborhoods

12) Hosted a neighborhood summer picnic with 50+ people in attendance

Please join us this Thursday to meet your neighbors and have a voice in what comes next.

The Interim Board of EWANA asks for your participation in voting for our first Board of Directors and adopting the attached By-Laws for our Neighborhood Association.    Let the incoming board know what you see as priority issues to address for the neighborhood and discover ways to get involved in making things happen.

The EWANA Bylaws are a set of organizational rules, that describe the purpose and procedures of our group. Their ratification is the remaining step required before we are recognized as a true neighborhood association by the city.

We will propose a slate of candidates to be approved by acclamation by the group members present at the meeting.

The slate of candidates for 2013 – 2014 will be composed of the 4 members of the Interim Board who are willing to continue to serve for another year and any volunteers willing to throw their name in the ring at the meeting. We feel it is important to keep group continuity from one year to the next and propose 2 year terms with staggered start years. For further clarification read the By-Laws! (please!)

It is our hope that some of you will come forward and volunteer to be involved, either as a member of the Board, or in some other capacity.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Thank you,
The Interim EWANA Board

Ava, Joshua, Tom, Rich, Sarah, Lynn

EWANA First Anniversary Picnic on 8/8

26 Jul

Facebook Users RSVP HERE