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Skyway Strong: COVID-19 Resources for West Hill

by Devin Chicras (with help from WHCA Directors)

ℹ️ NOTE: This post will be updated regularly.

Neighbors, we find ourselves in somewhat uncharted territory. We’re hyperfocused on the news, we’re figuring out childcare or homeschooling, we’re learning to work virtually or navigating unemployment. In this time of social distancing and quarantine, how do we find the resources we need to make it through, and if we have a tiny bit of bandwidth left – how do we help others to get through this with us? We’ve done our best to compile some resources, opportunities, and trustworthy sources of news below.

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King County Councilmember Girmay Zahilay

New King County Councilmember Girmay Zahilay Leads WHCA’s Winter 2020 Quarterly Meeting Lineup

by Devin Chicras

Our first community meeting of the decade brought dozens of neighbors together to meet our new King County Councilmember and learn more about the 2020 Census, a new recycling startup, how Skyway Park is expanding, and more!

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Shape Your Future: Complete Count is Critical for April’s 2020 Census

by Devin Chicras

Whether you care about protecting the most vulnerable, attracting new growth, affordable housing, equal representation, funding roads, or emergency preparedness in our community, participating in the 2020 Census can have an impact on all of those issues and more – and every ten years, it’s also been the civic duty of every single person living in the United States since George Washington was President.

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West Hill Reads: Winter 2020

by Cindy Subjeck

Happy 2020 and welcome to our new feature, “West Hill Reads”! It is in the spirit of community that West Hill Community Association (WHCA) and King County Library System (KCLS) are working together to make literary recommendations featuring historically significant events that are important to our community. The goal is to inform, engage, and to educate the younger population of Skyway and the entire unincorporated West Hill area.

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How Prepared Are You for Winter Weather, West Hill?

by Devin Chicras

With plenty of winter weather on the way, let’s take a look at all the ways you can conquer anything the cold, snow, or ice can throw at us – from checklists and handy contacts to add to your phone to automatic alerts and more. How many of these tips did you already know about?

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WHCA Board Members in Photo booth by Derek Johnson Photographic at WHCA Halloween Takeover, October 28, 2019 - Caroline Walker Evans Photography

WHCA Presents: Some Things We Did in 2019

by Devin Chicras

WHEW, it’s been a YEAR. We’ve been super busy, and we’re glad to have been able to enjoy all the fun events and fight all the hard battles right alongside you, neighbor. We put together this roundup for you to chronologically lay out just what 2019 looked like for your all-volunteer nonprofit West Hill Community Association (WHCA).

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King County Wastewater Treatment Division Presentation

WHCA Quarterly Meeting Recap – Fall 2019

by Devin Chicras

Whether in person or via our live stream, folks paying attention at our Fall 2019 Quarterly Meeting on October 15th, 2019 at Skyway VFW Post #9430 learned all sorts of valuable information from deciphering what’s on their General Election ballot to what proposed land use policies are set to shape their neighborhoods for the next twenty years, and much more.

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