Audience listens to speakers at Skyway VFW Post #9430 on January 15th, 2019 for WHCA's Winter Quarterly Community Meeting.

WHCA Quarterly Meeting Recap – Winter 2019

by Devin Chicras

How is King County working to improve services for unincorporated area residents, and what does Skyway’s new health clinic have to offer? About forty neighbors (and many more online) joined us at Skyway VFW Post #9430 to find out answers to those questions and many more on Tuesday, January 15th at West Hill Community Association’s Winter Quarterly Community Meeting.

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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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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 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