October 2017

Westchase Cup Golf Tournament Nov. 4

It's time to grab your clubs and represent your neighborhood! Please join us for the 2017 Westchase Cup Golf Outing scheduled for Nov. 4, at 1 p.m. at Cypress Run Golf and Country Club.

WCA Directors Address GPI’s New Estoppel Fee

In October the WCA board again discussed a new estoppel fee requested from Greenacre Properties Inc., the WCA’s management company, for documenting the sale of homes. Westchase Community Association (WCA) Directors also addressed trash cans, tennis and the FreeBooters Krewe at their Oct. 12 meeting.

VMs Debate Metal Roofs and Flood Insurance

The Oct. 10 meeting of the Westchase Voting Members (VMs) saw neighborhood representatives open to discussing metal roofs but opposed to mandatory flood insurance.

CDD Addresses Hurricane Matters and Golf Course

The Oct. 4 meeting of the Westchase Community Development District (CDD) saw supervisors address Hurricane Irma storm clean up, express concern with the construction on Linebaugh Avenue and express interest in potentially purchasing the Westchase Golf Course to preserve the community’s appearance.

Westchase’s Hurricane Heroes and Helpers

In the aftermath of Irma, we asked for Westchaers’ hurricane heroes and helpers. And you responded with dozens of names! Hurricane Irma brought great destruction and fear to our state. Yet, in the days leading up and the day after the storm, it illuminated all that is great about our community.

The Great West Chase Returns Oct. 28

On your marks! It’s time to lace up your shoes and join the fun as The Great West Chase 5K, 10K and Children’s Fun Run returns to West Park Village and Westchase on Saturday, Oct. 28. The 10K starts at 7 a.m.; the 5K kicks off at 8 a.m. and the Children’s Fun Run takes off at 9 a.m.

A Week with Irma: Reflections on My First Hurricane

I grew up in a tiny Illinois farm town in a swath of the country known at Tornado Alley. Each spring, I spent my fair share of time hunkered in a basement as storm sirens blared. I saw the aftermath of an unexpected mid-winter tornado that flattened the neighboring town and helped my best friend dig through the rubble that was once her home after a pop-up summer storm. In other words, I understand wind and the damage it can do. But hurricanes are a different story.

TampabayNEXT Forum Oct. 17

State transportation officials want to listen to what you have to say about local transit needs. On Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. the Westchase Community Association’s Government Affairs Committee (GAC) will hosting a transportation forum that will allow residents to weigh in on their transit priorities.

Thanksgiving Food Drive Captains and Matching Contributions Needed

WOW is getting ready for November’s annual food drive and we need volunteers to serve as neighborhood captains. This year WOW is expanding the drive to Westwood Lakes, Highland Park, Mandolin and Windsor Place. And we need generous volunteers from those neighborhoods.

Choosing the Right Private School for Your Child

When it’s time to make a decision about school for your child, it seems like everyone has an opinion about what you should do and they aren’t afraid to share it. When you’re looking at private schools, much of the information out there can begin to look the same. How do you decide which one is best for you and your family?

Business Directory

WOW

FEATURED BUSINESS:

Fast Track Urgent Care Center
11969 Sheldon Road
Tampa, Florida 33626
813-925-1903

WOW

FEATURED BUSINESS:

Geric Orthodontics
10870 Sheldon Road
Tampa, Florida 33626
813-920-7720