Partnering with Teens and Dinos to Maximize West Hill’s Midterm Turnout

by Devin Chicras

Our first year in King County Elections’ and Seattle Foundation’s Voter Education Fund cohort was full of memorable moments – from being blown away by the creativity and brilliance of our High School Voter Advocate partners at Renton High School and Talley High School to stopping traffic on election day with our T-Rex in front of Skyway Library.

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WHCA Bowling Alley Takeover Halloween Party 2017

You Can Upgrade Skyway’s Favorite Halloween Party

by Devin Chicras

UPDATE: Thanks to your generous support, we raised over $1300 and unlocked all surprises for our Halloween Party at Skyway Park Bowl on Monday, October 29, 2018 from 6-9pm. Join the event on Facebook!

We’re taking over the entire Skyway Park Bowl and adjacent event space, Lucky Dragonz, and packing it full of Halloween surprises from a free Treat Trail, DJ, karaoke, and photobooth to lifesize animatronic and inflatable characters, and even a chance to decorate and take home your own pumpkin. All ages, free entry, cheap bowling, themed food & drink specials, and more. Continue Reading 


Skyway Parade 2018 - Dancers

We Love a (Skyway) Parade

by Devin Chicras

We captured some of the sights and sounds of August 18th, 2018’s Skyway Parade and Block Party on video for you – we had a blast meeting new neighbors, inviting folks to Skyway Outdoor Cinema, and connecting folks to valuable info supplied by King County Elections and Seattle Foundation as part of our Voter Education Fund efforts.  Continue Reading 


WHCA Receives King County Fire District 20’s Community Service Award

by Devin Chicras

While we came to King County Fire District 20’s annual awards ceremony to honor our community’s firefighters and celebrate 75 years of our beloved Skyway fire district, we were absolutely surprised and honored to have also been recognized amongst our local heroes for the work we’ve been lucky enough to do for (and with) our neighbors.

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WHCA’s Top Seven West Hill Moments of 2017

by Devin Chicras

2017 was a pretty darn good year for your all-volunteer nonprofit West Hill Community Association. We welcomed five new board members, grew attendance at all our events, rolled up our sleeves alongside even more hardworking volunteers, and met some incredible new neighbors. We celebrated victories, re-organized, and doubled our efforts where needed. While we’ve already hit the ground running for 2018, we’re gunna pause for just a second to look back on some of the more memorable moments of last year. Without further ado, here are our top seven moments from 2017: Continue Reading 


WHCA Bowling Alley Takeover - October 2017

Let’s Turn the Bowling Alley Into Halloween Party Central (for a Cause)

by Devin Chicras

We did it for Spring, we can sure as heck do it for Halloween.

But just how big our party is on October 30th is up to you guys. Give dollars, unlock levels, then celebrate with us on Halloween Eve at Skyway Park Bowl with cheap bowling and some fun, free, fantastic surprises.

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West Hill Action Mob (WHAM) Fall Cleanup 2017 Volunteers

Trash, Weeds, Pizza: Three Things West Hill Action Mob Took Care of Last Weekend

by Devin Chicras

Neighbors volunteered to make trash and weeds disappear from the Skyway Business District

…and later do the same to a stack of delicious pizza.

Between eating free breakfast and lunch, more than 20 neighbors went out and tamed the sidewalks of Skyway’s business district this weekend. How did we do it? Well here’s a look at the West Hill Action Mob (WHAM) Party: Fall Cleanup 2017 from Saturday, September 16th. Thanks to everyone who helped out! Continue Reading