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Kessler Krawl 2020 is in the Planning Stages and We Need Your 2 Sense…

The fast-approaching Kessler Krawl is KNU’s premiere annual fund-raising & social event, and one that takes planning and volunteerism. The first step to a successful Krawl is to organize a steering committee and help shape the experience. VP & Krawl Chair Dale Miner will be holding a committee meet on Monday, October 14th. More...

Heritage Oak Cliff Home Tour on Oct 19th & 20th

Traverse local culture, architectural charm and celebrated history on the HOC Annual Home Tour. Re-acquaint yourself with the neighborhood! Hours are Noon to 6pm on both days with proceeds reinvested back into the area through revitalization grants. Click here for tickets. Early bird individual and senior tickets are on sale in advance starting at $15, along with discounted packs for 10 or more. You can purchase you tickets on event days for a slightly higher price. More...

KNU Annual Picnic was a Hottie, but Goody

Well, the temps at the KNU Annual Picnic Affair in September were a little toasty, but that didn’t deter neighbors and friends from a good show! Many thanks to those of you that joined in, brought a dish and shared in the camaraderie and a burger. Life is good, and even better when you know your neighbors. Hope to see you all at the Holiday Lights Celebration and on the 2020 Krawl route….

Jingle Your Bells, All the Way HOME to 1st Place!

Yep. 12 weeks to Christmas and it’s time to rouse your inner decorating diva (or Dan) for the Holiday Lights Decorating Contest, cold cash prizes and a whole lotta neighborhood spirit! Here’s how it works: Contact Holiday Lights Chair Ron Veech with your request for a KNU triangle you want to decorate. Build a team of neighbors and friends. Plan your décor by using our KNU storeroom inventory or buy your own goods and we’ll reimburse you up to $100 (receipts required). More...

Yard Waste Run-Off Could Cost You Up to 2K

When autumn leaves start to fall… The City spends approximately 1 million on leaves, sediment and debris removal from storm drain inlets. Sweep and bag your leaves and grass clippings or use a leaf vacuum to collect yard waste BEFORE it ends up in the street! Yard waste can plug storm drains, cause flooding and cost a homeowner up to $2,000 in fines! Learn more. Homeowners are also responsible for the actions of their yard maintenance & landscape crews. More...

Now Accepting KNU Officer Nominations

Nominations are being accepted for 2020 KNU officer positions. If you are interested in nominating yourself or a fellow neighbor for one the positions/duties below, email beautification@kesslerneighborsunited.org by October 30th. Nominations will also be accepted from the floor at the annual KNU General Meeting on November 21st to be held at KPUMC fellowship hall, 7pm. More...

Fanfare at the Texas State Fair, Through Oct 20th

Big Tex is at it again, welcoming visitors to the State Fairgrounds with plenty of Texas-size fanfare and daily events to boot! Come celebrate 132 years of tradition, agriculture, education and community at the longest-running fair in the nation, and one of the largest. Plan your trip, click here for a daily schedule. Check out the Chevrolet Stage with FREE performances by Daughtry, Billy Ray Cyrus and Rick Springfield. More...

Whirl Around the Block on Oct 19th & 20th for the Heritage Oak Cliff Home Tour

The date is set for the Fall Home Tour through picturesque Oak Cliff neighborhoods that showcase the local cultural melange, architecural charm and historical relevance. The tour spans both days from Noon to 6pm, the proceeds of which are reinvested back into neighborhoods through grants that fund area revitalization. Get re-aquainted with your neighborhood and take the tour. Click here for tickets. More...

A Knight’s Labor

Labor Day originated during one of American history’s most dismal chapters. In the late 1800s, at the height of the Industrial Revolution in the U.S., the average American worked 12-hour days and 7-day weeks just to make a basic living. Despite restrictions in some states, children as young as 5 or 6 toiled in mills, factories and mines across the country, earning a fraction of their adult counterparts’ wages. More...

More Hands Needed to Get the Jobs Done

Ongoing beautification efforts, annual community events, special projects and KNU board position openings are in swing in the neighborhood! And we could use some committed help, so please consider volunteering for an upcoming gig or vacant board role. Your helpful hands benefit the neighborhood at large, keep yearly budgetary increases at bay and modest dues on the down-low, and make the load lighter. We need volunteers for the following: More...
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