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West Hill Reads: Earth Month 2021

by WHCA Communications Committee

Sure, you’ve been following our Meatless Monday suggestions and green tips on social media, and you already added your name to the 2021 WHCA Litter Challenge pledge, but now you need some fresh ideas for how to continue doing your part for Earth Month and beyond. Look no further than our own library! Let’s take a look at some of the books, ebooks, and audiobooks you can access for free with your library card to amp up your Earth Month know-how.

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Greentree Apartments fire on December 23, 2020 (photo by Jeremy Williams)

Support Neighbors Displaced by Greentree Fire

by Devin Chicras

Just before 2 a.m. on the morning of Wednesday, December 23, a fire destroyed 24 units of the Greentree Apartments (6900 S 125th St, Seattle, WA 98178). 21 units were occupied. One person was injured, and about 30 people just lost everything they own and the roof over their heads. Our hearts are heavy and our thoughts are with our friends and neighbors right now. Here’s how you can help.

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WHCA 2020-12-10 Fall Quarterly Meeting on Zoom

Tiny Homes, Budget Wins, Message Boards: WHCA’s Fall Quarterly Meeting Recap

by Devin Chicras

On Thursday, December 10, West Hill Community Association (WHCA) held its Fall Community Quarterly Meeting (rescheduled from October) via Zoom and Facebook Live. We heard about some big projects in the works, from a new tiny home village and community message boards to planning for recreational and multiservice community centers.

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Rain activated sidewalk art with message reading "I Love Skyway"

On the Bright Side: Gratitude and Highlights from 2020

By the WHCA Board

Hello friends, neighbors, and community partners! 

Our hearts are full of GRATITUDE for all the people and organizations who are working together and working tirelessly in these trying times to make Skyway-West Hill a healthier, stronger, more equitable place. West Hill Community Association (WHCA) is grateful to be part of this resilient community, and we want to take a moment to share some WHCA bright spots from the past year.

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