November 2014

Thanksgiving Food Drive Sees Great Success

On a hot Sunday in November before Thanksgiving, hundreds of Westchasers, including scores of dedicated and their Troop leaders, gathered at Westchase Elementary for the 2014 Westchase Thanksgiving Food Drive.

Westchase State House Seat Declared Empty; Triggers Special Election

The prolonged court fight over the residency requirements of a state write-in candidate is over. The result? Westchase’s seat in the Florida House of Representatives has been declared vacant and new elections to fill the seat will be held Feb. 10 and April 21, 2015.

WCA Board Moves Forward With Tennis Cabana Construction Contract

The Nov. 13 meeting of the Westchase Community Association (WCA) Board of Directors saw the board approve a new project for the Tennis Cabana and defeat a motion to put their 6-year-old legal contract out for bid.

VMs Put Finishing Touches on Westchase Owners’ Manual

The Nov. 11 Westchase Voting Members (VMs) meeting saw discussion of a short manual providing Westchase newcomers an orientation to community rules.

CDD to Entertain Greens Guardhouse Remote Access on Weekday Evenings

Faced with a possible increase to gatehouse costs for The Greens, supervisors are considering a change to its overnight staffing. Supervisors of the Westchase Community Development District want Greens resident input at their Dec. 2 meeting, however, prior to making any decision.

CDD Hires Designer for Park Renovation Master Plan

Westchase’s parks were the primary topic at the Nov. 5 meeting of the Westchase CDD. At the session, supervisors tackled the hiring of a designer for a Park Renovation Master Plan and the best way to address offensive behavior by Glencliff Park visitors on weekends.

Westchase Thanksgiving Food Drive Nov. 23

When it comes to hunger in America and Tampa Bay, there’s stereotype and then there’s reality. The stereotype? Consider the lazy, luxury car driving welfare queen mooching off the government and others’ generosity. Speak to any volunteer at any of Tampa Bay’s food banks, and they’ll tell you this: that stereotype doesn’t match up with the families walking through their doors.

WCF Announces Candidates for Fifth Annual Tampa Bay Woman of the Year

The Westchase Charitable Foundation (WCF) is excited to announce its fifth annual Tampa Bay Woman of the Year fund-raising event at the Tampa Jet Center on Saturday, Nov. 22. The event, which runs from 6-1 p.m., features 19 amazing women who have graciously committed their time and generosity by supporting our mission.

Westchase Santa Parade Dec. 13

Santa’s suit is pressed and his boots are shined as he gets ready to visit Westchase for his annual Pre-Flight Parade! The Westchase Charitable Foundation (WCF) and its presenting sponsor, World of Westchase, are pleased to announce that Santa will board his vintage fire truck at 2 p.m. to begin his journey through the streets of Westchase on Saturday, Dec. 13.

Painting with a Twist Opens in West Park Town Center

After her first Painting with a Twist experience, Fords resident Jennifer Bobrovetski was hooked. “I went to a team-building event at a corporate conference and was in awe of the experience. I was amazed that I was able to create a masterpiece and had so much fun. I took my husband to one of the classes here in Tampa and we both agreed that it would be great to have a Painting with a Twist in Westchase.”

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