POLL: Swim & Tennis Committee Resident Survey
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September 2015

CDD Addresses Flooding and Parks Project

Flooding and the Westchase CDD’s upcoming parks capital improvement project were the main topics of discussion at theirs Sept. 1 meeting. CDD Chair Mark Ragusa opened the session, however, by remembering former supervisor Ernie Sylvester of The Greens, who died Aug. 18 and whose memorial service he attended on Aug. 30. “Those of you who knew him know what a fantastic individual he was,” said Ragusa.

West Park’s Montague Street Closed Sept. 14-19 for Road Work

Residents who are tired of the shimmy and rattle down Montague Street will see some sweet relief this month. The price they’ll pay, however, is temporary inconvenience.

The Westchase Deluge

It fell with an ugly, gray persistence for two weeks. And it finished with a biblical deluge on Aug. 3. The stubborn cold front that stalled over Tampa Bay in late July churned up a stormy two-weeks that saw 15 to 20 inches or rain fall before the 5.5-inches poured from the heavens on Aug. 3.

Three Seats Open in Sept. 8 WCA Board of Directors Election

On Tuesday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m., the Westchase Community Association (WCA) will hold its annual meeting in the Westchase Swim and Tennis Center’s activity room. The annual meeting marks the Westchase Voting Members’ (VMs) election of the WCA Board of Directors. Three seats are up for election this year – those currently held by WCA Directors Joaquin Arrillaga, Ken Blair and Dyan Pithers.

Tampa Tailgate Oct. 3

Do you have your tickets yet? Westchase’s favorite tailgate party is back! Fourteen years ago our 5-month-old son, Logan, was diagnosed with the life-threatening illness called Cystic Fibrosis, a fatal digestive and respiratory disease. We were devastated.

Great West Chase 5K and 10K Greet Halloween on Oct. 31

Held the last Saturday of October, The Great West Chase 5K/10K and Children’s Fun Run will kick off Halloween this year! Help WOW promote school success for underprivileged kids by joining a fun, fall tradition in Westchase.

17th Annual Dining Survey: Best Restaurants in Tampa Bay

The results are in! In August and early September, scores of Westchasers completed our dining survey to pick the Best Restaurants in Tampa Bay. This month we reveal the top three finishers in all categories!

2015 WOW Dining Survey: The Winners and Runners Up

Drum roll, please! The results are in! In August and early September, scores of Westchasers completed our dining survey to pick the Best Restaurants in Tampa Bay and we believe any of our top three finishers in each category are worth a visit.

Veterans Linebaugh Exit to Reopen Late August/Early September

Beleaguered Westchase commuters inconvenienced by the closure of Veterans off-ramp at Linebaugh Avenue on July 26 may see relief by early September. On Aug. 12 Christa Deason of Florida Turnpikes Headquarters told WOW, “We expect to have the Linebaugh off-ramp reopened in the next two weeks.”

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