The results are in! The Westchase Thanksgiving Food Drive broke records on Sunday, Nov. 22. Speaking to hundreds of Westchase volunteers at the drive on Sunday, Metropolitan Ministries President and CEO, Tim Marks, thanked them and the community for their past generosity before asking the volunteers to raise their hands and repeat after him: “I am from Westchase and I am awesome!”
The Nov. 10 Westchase Voting Members meeting started with removal of a neighborhood’s Voting Member (VM) and its alternate before turning to a debate over WCA rules.
A brief meeting of the Westchase CDD on Nov. 3 saw no formal action advancing the district’s planned park renovations. Supervisors instead discussed what was intended by their October motion that approved their $1.5 million parks plan.
A historic number of runners took to Westchase streets for The Great West Chase 5K, 10K and Children’s Fun Run on Saturday morning, Oct. 31. The race saw an all-time high number of runners registering, with the tentative count over 1,200. The number of registrants for the 10K in its second year of existence doubled.
Marking its eighth year, this month’s Westchase Thanksgiving Food Drive hopes to collect 10 percent more food than last year. And we need everyone’s help!
At their Oct. 6 meeting, Westchase CDD supervisors approved the parks plan proposed by designer Neale Stralow of Stantec. The product of months of discussion, the plan promises a makeover of Baybridge and Glencliff Parks while offering new amenities for the West Park Town Center green on Montague Street.
Have you shown a commitment to academics and community service during your high school career? If so, WOW encourages you to apply for its Ernie Sylvester Community Service Scholarship.
Santa’s suit is pressed and his boots are shined! He’s ready to return to Westchase for the annual Pre-Flight Parade!
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