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Get an Update on City Road Projects and Learn About the Start-Up Weekend on Wednesdays With Winnecke [Audio]

Today's show with Mayor Lloyd Winnecke included two special guests discussing a couple very important topics for Evansville...our city streets, and creating new businesses.

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Evansville Wesselman Nature Preserve Hosts Maple Sugarbush Festival

Have you ever tasted real maple sugar?  If you have, you know how sweet and rich it is, AND how wonderful it tastes on fresh pancakes!  On Saturday, March 2 and Sunday, March 3 you are invited to see how maple syrup is collected and eat hot pancakes drizzled with delicious maple syrup during the Maple Sugarbush Festival and Pancake Breakfast at Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve.

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Evansville’s Fitness in the Park Events on Saturday to Focus on ‘Fitness Fundamentals’

The next Energize Evansville Fitness in the Park event will be this Saturday, February 16th from 9am-11am at Swonder Ice Arena Fitness Center. Join Mayor Lloyd Winnecke for the launch of “4 Weeks of Fitness Fundamentals” and learn how to start an exercise routine using gym equipment.

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Franklin Street Events Association in Evansville Hosts Mardi Gras Pub Crawl

It's time to highlight the businesses on Evansville's Franklin Street and celebrate Mardi Gras!  The new Franklin Street Events Association states on its website page, "The main objective is to, of course, bring the fun and pride back to Franklin Street

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Evansville’s Pigeon Creek Greenway Passage Named ‘Trail of the Year’

The Pigeon Creek Greenway Passage was recognized as the 2012 Trail of the Year by the Indiana Greenways Foundation at the foundation’s sixth annual luncheon Tuesday in Indianapolis.

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Earthquake Awareness is the Topic on Wednesdays With Winnecke [Audio]

Sherman Greer, Director of the Emergency Management Agency was our guest on Wednesdays With Winnecke. This week is Earthquake Awareness Week, and Mr. Greer joined us to discuss what we can and should do to prepare for an earthquake or other natural disasters.

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Clean Evansville Anti-Litter Campaign Targets Stringtown Road Corridor

This weekend is the first weekend of the month...that means it's time for another Clean Evansville event. This time around Mayor Lloyd Winnecke and Clean Evansville volunteers will target the city’s North Side.

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Gangs in Evansville – They’re Real, and They’re Discussed on Wednesdays With Winnecke [Audio]

A recent shooting that involved known gang members has raised awareness and drawn attention to the gang situation in Evansville. So this week we dedicated the entire show to this topic and invited EPD Chief Billy Bolin, EPD PIO Jason Cullum, and Chris Cook from the Eastview Neighborhood Association in to discuss gangs in our town.

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Mayor Winnecke’s Traveling City Hall Visits Greater St. James Church

Residents will have a chance to ask questions about the city’s new trash and recycling program at the Traveling City Hall meeting Wednesday, January 30th from 5:30pm to 7pm at Greater St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 465 S. Elliott Street.

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Which Developer Was Chosen for Downtown Hotel Project? Wednesdays With Winnecke Discusses [Audio]

Mayor Lloyd Winnecke announced which development company has been chosen to construct a new hotel/convention center in downtown Evansville. Winnecke was joined today by Ed Hafer, the president of the Evansville Redelopment Commission. He and Mayor Winnecke explained who they chose and why.

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