WHCA Spring 2021 Quarterly Meeting Zoom Screenshot

Quarterly Snapshot: Free Student Orca Cards, New Storefront Officer, Board Elections

by Devin Chicras

West Hill Community Association’s 2021 Spring Quarterly Community Meeting once again packed tons of hyperlocal information into 90-minutes – but since you don’t have that much time, let us give you the recap of what you need to know so you can go about your day!

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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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WHCA Heal the Hood Rally 2020 - Invest In Skyway Now sign

Skyway-West Hill Neighbors Will Soon Elect WHCA’s Newest Board Members

By WHCA Elections Committee

ℹ️ BALLOT NOW AVAILABLE. Unincorporated West Hill resident aged 18 or older? Tell us if we should confirm the newest candidates to the board (and if you have thoughts on who would be good to fill the remaining vacancies! Thanks, and please check back here and/or subscribe to our newsletter for updates!

West Hill Community Association (WHCA)  is now accepting applications for new board members!

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Giselle Zapata-Garcia of Public Health Seattle King County presents COVID-19 vaccination updates at West Hill Community Association Winter 2021 Community Meeting

Back to Schools, Vaccinations, Expanded Metro Service Highlight WHCA’s Winter 2021 Community Meeting

by Devin Chicras

Held again over Zoom and Facebook Live on February 16, West Hill Community Association’s (WHCA’s) Winter 2021 Quarterly Community Meeting was absolutely packed with interesting and useful information and resources. Hear the fire chief recount the tragic 3-alarm fire that happened the day before Christmas Eve, get the inside scoop on how to get vaccinated, and let King County Metro explain how the Community Van program works (and how you could be a driver!) by rewatching the video.

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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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