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Witherbee Neighborhood Association Preserving the Heart of Lincoln!
Our Boundaries: 33 Street (West) to 56th Street (East); O Street (North) to Randolph Street (South)

The 2019 Spring edition of the Witherbee Buzz is out.
Click here for our current Newsletter.

Witherbee Neighorhood
Annual Garage Sales 2019

The 2019 Witherbee Neighborhood Association Community Garage Sales will be held Thursday, June 13-Sunday, June 16 2019.

Click here to download the 2019 WNA Garage Sale list.

The registration deadline is June 5. Individuals will choose their own dates/times for their specific sales.

If you would like to SIGN UP and REGISTER your sale with the WNA, please fill out the Registration Form and send your $5 check (payable to WNA Garage Sales) by June 5, to:

WNA Garage Sales,
PO BOX 5431
Lincoln, NE 68505

See the garage sale article in the Spring 2019 Witherbee Buzz for more details.

To download the Spring Newsletter Click here

To download the Garage Sale registration Click here

To download the Goodwill item list Click here

Questions can be directed to:

witherbeena@gmail.com or Cheryl W. at 402-488-8249.

This list was also inadvertently left off the Buzz article.

Goodwill CAN Accept Goodwill.

Clean clothing and shoes
Garden and hand tools
Housewares, dishes, pots/pans
Bedding, linens
Clean furniture
Jewelry & accessories
Small appliances (toasters, crockpots, lamps, clocks)
Home decor
Stuffed animals, toys
Books, magazines
Media (dvd, vhs, cd)
Games (board, yard, video)
Sporting goods & equipment
Home computers & electronics

Goodwill CAN NOT Accept

TVs, Console TVs, & Console Stereos
Microwaves
Hazardous waste, chemicals, lubricants
Plumbing fixtures, scrap building materials
Large appliances (refrigerators, dryers, etc)
Used tires, paint, oil
Dehumidifiers, humidifiers
Waterbeds
Dirty, broken, and/or water-stained furniture
Desks larger than 5 feet OR made of metal
Pianos, organs
Encyclopedias
Car seats, cribs
Large copy machines
Electronic beds, hospital beds
Food
Pool tables

By Kari Gentzler

As you undertake your spring cleaning projects, consider gathering items to sell as part of the annual Witherbee Neighborhood Garage Sales event! The annual neighborhood-wide garage sale event will be held Thursday-Sunday June 13th through 16th, 2019.
Registering your garage sale with WNA for only $5.00 means you’ll receive a LOT of advertising that will translate into foot traffic (and sales!) at your garage sale. Your registration fee helps us place ads in the Lincoln Journal Star. Additionally, information about your sale will be posted to the WNA website, Craigslist, multiple Facebook pages, as well as local radio stations and event calendars. Think of the time you’ll save when all of this advertising is done for you. Please spread the word about this opportunity to your family and friends in the neighborhood!

If you decide to hold a garage sale and register your sale with WNA, there are a few things you should know. First, you should fill out and return the registration form and $5.00 no later than Wednesday, June 5. In order to guarantee your sale gets full advertising, it is important to mail the information in by the deadline. If you would like to register your sale after June 5, you will need to call the committee co-chairperson (listed below). Late registrations are $10.00. When you are completing the registration form, keep in mind that you get to pick the days (June 13, 14, 15 and/or 16) and the times for your sale. In the days before the sales, a member of the garage sale committee will deliver to you a WNA Garage Sales yard sign as well as a stack of papers with a list of all WNA garage sales. Please share the papers with your shoppers to encourage them to visit other WNA sales. Each registered garage sale participant will get a yellow sign to display in their front yard. Because we plan to use the yard signs for multiple years, we ask that you place the one you receive by your front door after your sale is over so that a member of the committee may pick it up on June 16th or 17th. Please do not write or mark on our signs!

You are also free to make your own garage sale signs. Please note that it is illegal to place garage sale signs on light poles or in the right-of-way. Also, after the sale you should make plans to pick up all the signs that you personally place in the neighborhood. Still have items left over after your sale? WNA is again participating in the Goodwill Challenge. If you want Goodwill to pick up your leftover items, please indicate on the registration form. Goodwill will do one pick up, starting at 3pm on Sunday, June 16. Items must be placed by the curb at that time. Please see the box below for items Goodwill can & cannot accept. If you want a receipt, please call Molly at (402) 438-2022 Ext 118. Before June 5, please mail your completed registration form and $5.00 (checks payable to Witherbee Neighborhood Association) to: WNA Treasurer PO BOX 5431, Lincoln, NE 68505

 

Witherbee Neighorhood
Contact Information

 


Mail:

Witherbee Neighborhood Asscociation
PO Box 5431
Lincoln, NE 68505


Phone:
402-413-0156

 


Monthly Membership Meetings:

First Thursday of each month at
Tabitha's Life Quest Center. 4720 Randolph Str.
7:00 P.M.

Please enter at the main door.

For agenda look below or
contact the current WNA President for more info or to be on the agenda.

 

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Summer Activities & Volunteering with Lincoln Parks & Rec will be the speaker topic at the Witherbee Neighborhood Association June General Meeting

The Witherbee Neighborhood Association will hold their June General Meeting on Thursday, June 6th, 2019 at 7pm. The speaker for the meeting will be a representative from Lincoln Parks & Rec who will discuss the many summer activities and volunteer opportunities available through the department. The monthly business meeting will follow.

Witherbee Neighborhood Association Monthly meetings are held in the Tabitha LifeQuest Center at 4720 Randolph St. Please enter through the main entrance off of Randolph. The public is welcome and refreshments will be served.

Presentation by representative from Lincoln Parks & Recreation: Summer Activities for Individuals & Families, Volunteer Opportunities to support our Parks

Agenda
Witherbee Neighborhood Association
General Meeting
Thursday, June 6, 2019 7:00 pm
Tabitha LifeQuest Center
4720 Randolph Street, Lincoln, NE 68510

 

Business Meeting

I. Secretary’s Report
II. Treasurer’s Report

III. Old Business

a. Meeting/Program Calendar 2019, Updates

i. July – Board Meeting, Date TBD
ii. August – To be Confirmed
iii. September – proposed: Meet your City Council Representative
b. WNA Bylaws – Update: Committee to review first Draft. Committee approved Draft will then be emailed to Board for review and approval at July Board Meeting. Amended By-Laws will then be voted on by members at next General Meeting.

IV. New Business

a. Board Treasurer Update
b. Committee Reports
i. Membership Committee
ii. Neighborhood Clean-up - Saturday, May 4th
Summary & Follow-up Report
1. b. iii. Garage Sales -- June 13-16
iv. Buzz
v. Ice Cream Social/Pool Party
vi. Government Liaison Committee
c. Randolph Square Project – Update
d. Other

V. Announcements


    Everyone is welcome.

     

    WNA Board Meetings have been scheduled at 7PM for the second Thursday of January, April, July and October at Tabitha Lifequest Center. For agendas please contact the President or any board member. Agendas will be emailed and change of loacation will be posted here. Reminders of the meeting will be emailed. (be sure you are on our email list.)

     

 

 

 

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