President’s Corner: Tempting Fate … And Sticky Fingers

President’s Corner: Tempting Fate … And Sticky Fingers by Hans Schmidt, LSNA President I have lived in Lockeland Springs for several years now, so I guess it was bound to happen eventually: my bike was stolen from my back porch. This, of course, was not the first time I’ve experienced a theft. The first time…

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President’s Corner: Help guide the LSNA board

We need your help! Please take our neighborhood survey. Recently, the LSNA Board of Directors participated in our annual planning meeting. The purpose of these extended sessions (generally on Saturday mornings, no less) are twofold: (1) to have a sort of year-in-review—a look back at the accomplishments, events, activities, expenditures and finances of the LSNA…

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Life, Death and Community in Lockeland Springs

Life, Death and Community in Lockeland Springs by Mark Gordon On January 25, my 52 year-old brother Paul was stricken by cardiogenic shock, a life-threatening condition in which the heart can no longer provide blood and oxygen to the body unassisted. Paul had long suffered from myocarditis, a chronic condition caused by a viral infection…

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LSNA Grant Recipient: East Nashville Little League

Grant recipient: East Nashville Little League Last spring, the neighborhood board voted to give $650 grants to three organizations (see details on how to apply on page 4). The final organization featured in the newsletter is East Nashville Little League. This article was submitted by Brett Vargason. East Nashville Little League’s focus is to provide…

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Five New Signs Mark Historic Neighborhood

Five New Signs Mark Historic Neighborhood By Annie Neal, LSNA board member I hope that if you are reading this article, you have seen the new Lockeland Springs signs that have been placed at 5 major entryways into the neighbor-hood. The LSNA Board really hopes that you love them as much as we do. This neighborhood is…

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Old House Fair will be March 5, 2016

The Metropolitan Historical Commission Foundation and partners will host the 2016 Old House Fair on Saturday, March 5, 2016, 9am-3pm, at the Sevier Park Community Center, 3021 Lealand Avenue. The Old House Fair is a FREE day-long festival showcasing new ideas, practical advice, innovative materials, and quality services for homeowners to learn more about sustainable…

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Neighbor to Neighbor: Hans Schmidt

Neighbor to Neighbor: Hans Schmidt February 2016 Name: Hans Schmidt, LSNA President Family: Wife, Tomianne; Daughter, Olivia Profession: Attorney Years in neighborhood: Nearly 6   What’s the best part of living in Lockeland Springs? We love that a playground, elementary school (one day, hopefully), bakery, ice cream shop, toy store, hot dog stand, coffee shops,…

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The Fountain: New LSNA website a wealth of information

New LSNA website a wealth of information By Tony Gonzalez, The Fountain If you haven’t seen it, you’re missing out! The new lockelandsprings.org could make the case as one of the coolest and most informative neighborhood pages around. From the superb aerial photography of the neighborhood (more on that in a moment) to convenient links…

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2016 LSNA Grant Applications Now Being Accepted

It’s that time of year to submit your LSNA grant applications.  The Lockeland Springs Neighborhood Association started its grant program in 2014 and it has been hugely successful in providing funds to many amazing projects going on in the neighborhood.  The factors that the Board considers in awarding the grant are:  (1) building community; (2)…

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