Stop I-69


Evansville

Evansville, Indiana is already a great place to live and visit! For info on housing, please email newi69housing@yahoo.com.

There’s now a Google map available for businesses and organizations that you may find of interest if you’re in the area

Employment

Covance: Overnight medical testing. Usually you can make at least $1,000. You have to schedule and complete an appointment before you get approved for a study.

ZLB Plasma: There’s also a plasma center here in town. You should show up as soon as they open, otherwise it might take up to 5 hours just to get screened. Without others ahead of you, you can expect a 3-hour screening process. You need to take a picture ID with current address (must be within 100 miles of Evansville) and social security card (or printout from social security admin. office). If your picture ID is not a local address, you must have piece of mail postmarked within last 30 days that proves current address here (“official-looking” mail).

It pays $40 for the first 4 visits within a month, and after that, pay goes according to your weight.

(812) 473-7014

2000 Center Drive (in the same parking lot as Wesselman’s on Weinbach and the Lloyd)

M-F 6:30 AM – 7 PM

Saturday 8 AM – 4 PM

Sunday 9 AM – 3 PM

Eat a good meal before going to donate blood.

And there’s always Craig’s List…

Here are some places to check out if you plan on visiting or moving to the area…

African- American Museum

579 S Garvin St., Evansville, IN 47713

(812) 423-5188

This museum tells the stories of local African-American history, especially regarding the surrounding neighborhoods. It is housed in an apartment building formerly part of a low-income housing project built for African-American residents of Evansville; the rest of the project buildings are still in use as housing behind the museum. Entry to the museum costs 5 dollars, and is well worth it.

The River City Food Co-op

http://www.rivercityfoodcoop.org

116 Washington Ave Evansville, IN 47713

(812) 401-7301

This small food co-op is run with three employees and LOTS of volunteers!

Penny Lane Coffee House

http://www.pennylanecoffee.com

600 Se 2nd St Evansville, IN 47713

(812) 421-874

Penny Lane sells fairly inexpensive direct trade coffee (i.e. not from a “fair trade distributor”). There’s board games, shelves full of books, and music or poetry nearly every weekend evening. Heidi, the owner of the cafe, looks like a crust punk, and was recently appointed to the Arts District Committee of City Council!

Patchwork Central

100 Washington Ave Evansville, IN 47713

(812) 424-2735

http://www.patchwork.org

Patchwork is a community center that has art classes, dance classes, after-school programs, a bike recycle program, a food pantry, and lots of other community-focused activities. There is a community potluck every Thursday night at 6 pm!

1123 Music Club

http://www.1123club.com

1123 First Ave., Evansville IN 47711

This is an all-ages club that does mostly weekend shows, mostly punk, metal, and hardcore.

More to come soon!!!

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