C.K. Newsome Center Opened as Cooling Center


The City of Evansville has opened the C.K. Newsome Community Center to the public as a cooling center, beginning immediately.

Members of the public are welcome to cool off in the community center from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Water and cooling supplies will be available, provided by the American Red Cross.

Additionally, members of the community can cool down inside any of the Evansville-Vanderburgh Public Library locations during their regular operating hours. Each location access to water fountains and bottle filling stations.

Media with inquiries about cooling stations may contact Joe Atkinson, Communications Director for the Office of Mayor Stephanie Terry, at 812-305-0543 or jatkinson@evansville.in.gov.