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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Check Your Mailbox – WHCA’s Summer Preview is Here

by Devin Chicras

An annual film festival, a community-wide yard sale and a high-profile political candidate debate are but a few things coming up this July and August in West Hill – and you can read all about ’em in our latest newsletter, set to hit mailboxes across Unincorporated West Hill from Bryn Mawr and Lakeridge down to Skyway and Campbell Hill this week.

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18 Wonderful West Hill Moments from 2018

by Devin Chicras

In 2018, your friends at the all-volunteer nonprofit West Hill Community Association had a banner year. From successfully partnering with teens to boost voter registration and turnout to leading community cleanups, neighborhood forums and highly anticipated events like our annual Skyway Outdoor Cinema festival and Halloween party, the year just flew by.

So we paused for just a bit to take a look back at some of the most wonderful, surprising, and memorable moments of last year (in absolutely no particular order). How many do you remember?

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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’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 Community Association (WHCA) Summer Recap 2017

WHCA’s Skyway Summer Event Recap & Fall Preview

by Devin Chicras

We block partied. We paraded. We played the HECK out of some tabletop games.

And we experienced the best films both in and outdoors, always with fresh organic popcorn in hand.

Some folks underestimate how much fun we have in West Hill, particularly in our vibrant Skyway neighborhood. For those unfortunate folks that might not have paid close attention and missed all the fun, here’s a look back at some of our favorite highlights you can share with ’em.

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WHCA Bowling Alley Takeover 2017

WHCA Bowling Alley Takeover 3/27 – Donate Now, Unlock Surprises!

by Devin Chicras

From the good folks that bring you Skyway Outdoor Cinema, West Hill Action Mob and hyperlocal news and info on the reg – comes a… fundraiser.

Ok, that’s not the whole story. What we really wanna do is get everyone down to hang out with us at Skyway Park Bowl on Monday, March 27th from 6-9pm for some cheap bowling and good times with our favorite friends and neighbors (that’s you, btw).  Continue Reading