It Takes A Village

Congratulations to the Willmore City Heritage Association's Board and Membership for being awarded the CHAMPIONS OF THE COMMUNITY from California Parks Recreation Society. Thank you for your hard work...... it truly takes a Village.
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April Neighborhood General Meeting

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm  Drake Park – 951 Maine Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90813         We are happy to welcome this month’s presenter, our neighbor and friend, Michelle Molina of Millworks Long Beach, who will be speaking about the Press-Telegram and Meeker-Baker projects, that have become the new home of Molina Healthca...
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Winter Garden Cleanup

Garden Cleanup
Winter Cleanup 2014 Date: Saturday, February 22, 2014 Time: 10:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m. Place: The Willmore Heritage Garden 7th St. and Maine Ave. It’s that time of year again! Our low maintenance, low water use Garden needs its semi-annual cleanup. Please join the WCHA and neighbors and friends as we cut back the grasses and plants, getting ready for a spectacular spring...
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Upcoming Events

Garden Cleanup
Saturday, February 22. 2014 10:00am - 2:00pm Winter Garden Cleanup The Willmore Heritage Garden 701 Maine Ave. via 8th St. It’s that time of year again! Our low maintenance, low water use Garden needs its semi-annual cleanup. Please join the WCHA and neighbors and friends as we cut back the grasses and plants, getting ready for a spectacular spring bloom. Created by our ...
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See you Saturday

Reminder + events + more We have several events happening this month and wanted to remind you that everyone is invited.  The WCHA Annual Antique Auction and Fundraiser is less than a week away and we are all very excited. We hope you bring your favorite dish to share during the potluck and also bring a few extra dollars to spend at this wonderful party at the Historic Bembridg...
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June Events

For even MORE Downtown Events visit: http://www.downtownlongbeach.org/upcoming-events Downtown Developments Check out these headlines: Meeker-Baker Renovation Begins With Groundbreaking Ceremony - http://www.lbpost.com/business/2000002303-groundbreaking-on-meeker-baker-renovation-begins#.UZ28_6Lrz3M Imprint Hopes to Make a Lasting Impression on City - http://lbbusinessj...
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April Events

|  April  | Save the dates:  June 18, September 18, and December 17 6-7 pm Willmore City & West End Code Enforcement Meeting Drake Park - 951 Maine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90813 This meeting gives neighbors a platform to report code violations they observe occurring in the Willmore City / Drake Park Historic District and the West End neighborhoods with a City of Long B...
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March Willmore Enterprise + Events

Happy March neighbors.  We hope you are all basking in the beautiful weather we are experiencing.  There are several exciting events happening in and around the neighborhood in the coming weeks.  We hope you and yours will join us this Spring. Make sure to check to check out the latest WCHA Newsletter, the award winning Willmore Enterprise:   http://willmorecity.org/wp-conte...
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Big news + many happenings in February!

Announcements   Willmore City Enterprise View the February WCHA Newsletter, the award winning Willmore City Enterprise:  http://willmorecity.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/February-2013.pdf.  WCHA will send you a hard copy of next months Willmore Enterprise in the mail.  Email your mailing address information to neighbors@willmorecity.org.   WCHA Board + Elections ...
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MLK Parade + Day of Service + 6,000 Trees

MLK Parade + Day of Service We are upon MLK weekend and there are a couple things I wanted to email you all about. First, who would like to walk along the Vice Mayor in the MLK Day parade? We think it would be great to get a lot of our community leaders and residents to walk with him along the parade route. If interested, please contact Lena Gonzalez of the Vice Mayors of...
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January Events

_____________________________ January ______________________________ Code Enforcement Meeting This meeting gives neighbors a platform to report code violations they observe occurring in the Willmore City / Drake Park Historic District and the West End neighborhoods with a City of Long Beach Code Enforcement representative.  To learn more about the City's Code Enforcem...
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Events in December

Happy Holiday's neighbors and friends.  Hopefully you and yours will be able to join us this season for Winter in Willmore and the Annual Holiday Potluck.  Included in this email are a listing of several events happening in and around the Willmore City Historic District of Downtown Long Beach. Make sure to check to check out the latest WCHA Newsletter, the award winning Willmo...
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November in Willmore

Happy November neighbors.  There are several exciting events happening in and around the neighborhood in the coming weeks.  We hope you and yours will join us this holiday season. Make sure to check to check out the latest WCHA Newsletter, the award winning Willmore Enterprise:   http://willmorecity.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/November-2012.pdf.   Send your address informat...
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Events in October

Happy October neighbors.  Make sure to check to check out the latest WCHA Newsletter, the award winning Willmore Enterprise:   http://willmorecity.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/October-2012.pdf.   Send your address information to  neighbors@willmorecity.org and we will send you a copy of next months Willmore Enterprise in the mail. ______________________________ Monthly Me...
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Happy Labor Day and Thanks for a Great Summer!

As summer soon ends and the kids start returning to school we wanted to thank all of you for making the past few months in Willmore oh so GREAT!   Thank you to everyone, community partners and supporters who came to celebrate the completion of the installation and restoration of the Jergins Trust Pillars in the Willmore Heritage Garden. We owe a debt to many, many people for...
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Events this Summer

_____________________________ Summer ______________________________ Code Enforcement Meeting This meeting gives neighbors a platform to report code violations they observe occurring in the Willmore City / Drake Park Historic District and the West End neighborhoods with a City of Long Beach Code Enforcement representative.  To learn more about the City's Code Enforceme...
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The 4th Annual Summer Celebration, FUNdraiser, and Auction!

Jim Danno with his lovely assistants, Patty & Mark.  We are looking forward to the  4th Annual Summer Celebration, FUNdraiser, and Auction this Saturday at the Bembridge House! Last year's event was great fun and a big success -- you can ask any of the attendees!  This year the Fundraiser will be held on July 21, 2012 and adult beverages will be served.  We ask that eve...
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Jergins Pillar Project Ground Breaking Ceremony

Join the WCHA at The Willmore Heritage Garden (West 7th and Maine Avenue) as we watch the ground breaking for the Jergins Pillar Project on June 18, beginning at 8:00 a.m.!  Impressively huge machinery will be creating 22’ deep holes for the support of the 15’ tall restored Jergins Trust Building historic elements.  Drop by during the next week to see the progress.  The pillars...
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June events in Willmore City Historic District

_____________________________ June ______________________________ Code Enforcement Meeting This meeting gives neighbors a platform to report code violations they observe occurring in the Willmore City / Drake Park Historic District and the West End neighborhoods with a City of Long Beach Code Enforcement representative.  To learn more about the City's Code Enforcement...
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Update to May WCHA events & a save the date reminder!

Thanks to all who participated in this years May Day Festival at Drake Park.  The day was a great success enjoyed by so many wonderful neighbors and community groups. The WCHA Board would also like to thank President Emeritus Amy Peters and the entire Willmore City Courts and Ways Committee for the initial survey work they completed in 201o to create the Courts & Ways Impr...
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May Events in Willmore City Historic District

______________________________ May Day Festival in Drake Park On Saturday, May 5, 2012 1:00pm - 4:00pm  will be the annual May Day Festival in Drake Park celebration.  This event brings Willmore City Historic District residents, friends from throughout Long Beach, and various community groups together to enjoy a fantastic Long Beach afternoon in the park. In honor of...
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