Vectren sponsors new bike share station at Tepe Park, opened today

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Evansville, Ind. (WEHT) – The Tepe Park community came together today at for a block party. 

“I’m getting my face painted a kitty go meow meow” said  Xavier Davidson. 

From face painting to basketball, the community came together today to enjoy a Saturday full of fun and learning, there was something for everyone at Tepe Park.

 “I am just walking around and looking at all the booths, helping my grandma with hers, as you can see from my shirt I’m with the United Neighborhoods of Evansville” said Ava Phillips. 

Families had the opportunity to talk to Vectren employees and learn how they could save energy in their home and put that money back into their pockets. Vectren was also a sponsor of Evansville’s eighth upgrade bike share station, the ribbon was cut today in Tepe Park. 

“We partnered with the Tepe Park residents on this bike share station, we really want to be more than just a funder on projects like this, but a partner” said Tom Moore the Manager of Community Relations for Vectren. 

From energy savings to, bikes and coloring, there was truly a little something for everyone even community outreach, a message on how you can stay safe. 

“We are here to support the Community Outreach for AIDS, resources group here at Tepe Park spreading awareness about HIV and AIDS” said Tiffyni Tackett, a public sex outreach worker. 

Not only is Tepe Park looking for residents to be a part of their new neighborhood initiatives plan, the neighborhood association is trying to bring a new revitalization project to the area to improve quality of life, Habitat for Humanity provided a booth with prizes for kids and information on how Habitat could help you. 

“So today is the Tepe block party, Habitat and other companies are here to bring the community together and celebrate Tepe Park. And all the great things their doing here. Habitat like our booth we have some games for the kids, we have prices and tons of info its just a great day and we are praying the rain holds off and we can continue to have a lot of fun” said Habitat for Humanity Public Relations Coordinator Kate Carnahan.

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(This story was originally published on June, 08, 2019)

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