April in Willmore City Historic District

_____________________________ April ______________________________ 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 Enforcemen...
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This SATURDAY: Let’s Move LB!

Join the 1st District Council Office & Long Beach Health Department at the Let's Move LB Health & Wellness Fair!  This event is FREE and open to the public. STREET ZUMBA CLASS with DANIA STARTING AT 11 AM, HEALTH SCREENINGS, DOOR PRIZES, RESOURCE BOOTHS, FREE FOOD TASTINGS, MUSIC, FITNESS TESTS & MUCH MORE! COMMUNITY PARTNERS INCLUDE: LB HEALTH DEPT, MOLINA HE...
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March meetings THIS TUESDAY & Let’s Move LB!

We look forward to seeing you this Tuesday evening at Drake Park.  Below you will find meeting topics and information about Let's Move LB happening this Saturday at 6th & Pine Avenue. ______________________________ Code Enforcement Meeting This meeting gives neighbors a platform to report code violations they observe occurring in the Willmore City / Drake Park Histor...
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Reminder: Monthly Meeting TOMORROW on Homelessness

Monthly Meeting:  Homelessness, Not in My Backyard...but it is Those who live in the Willmore Historic District & West End neighborhoods might be familiar with the homeless encampements along the Los Angeles Riverbank and bike path.  Love it our hate it we are all neighbors and should get along.  This month the WCHA is hosting a healthy discussion on homelessness and will ...
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DRC Presents A Community Forum

DRC Presents  A Community Forum to Discuss the Revised Management Plan for the Downtown Long Beach Property Based Improvement District (PBID) Thursday, February 16, 2012 6:30pm – 8:00 pm Renaissance Hotel 111 East Ocean Boulevard · Long Beach, California 90802 USA --- Agenda 6:30pm       Welcome and Introductions (Michael Vanderbeek, DRC) 6:35pm       Ground Rules...
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LBPD Baker to Vegas fundraiser

Hello All! Long Beach Police Department participates in a nationwide relay race every year called Baker to Vegas. The group, with the help of George's Greek Cafe , is hosting a fundraising event on Thursday, February 9th from 10am to 10pm. Just print out the attached flier and take it with you to any 3 George's Greek Cafe restraurants (135 Pine Ave in LB, 5316 E 2nd St in LB, ...
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Downtown Plan Appreciation Night

The DLBA and Gladstone’s would like to invite you to an evening of food and drinks in appreciation for all of your dedication and hard work in supporting the approval of the Downtown Plan. Please rsvp to vanessam@dlba.org to save your place at this event. Gladstone’s (330 South Pine Ave) on Tuesday, January 31, 2012 from 6 to 9 p.m. They would like to officially thank the co...
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Community Cleanup Day at the Willmore Heritage Garden

Join your friends and neighbors as we get ready for Spring! We need your help to pull out weeds and cut back the grasses. Confused about how and when to prune California Native Plants? Can’t tell a California Poppy from a dandelion? Now is your chance to find out! Board Member and Landscape Designer, Kathleen Irvine will be there to answer questions and demonstrate technique...
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Monthly Meeting TONIGHT: Let’s talk urban farming & gardening

Happy New Year!  This month our very own Plant Guru, Kathleen Irvine will lead a discussion on urban farming and urban gardening.  She will share her experience running the New City School Farm and designing the Willmore Heritage Garden.  Kathleen is an accomplished landscape designer and  has posted gardening tips with us on her blog:  The Unromantic Gardener.  Look forw...
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Tuesday @ 6PM: The Downtown Plan goes before the City Council

Tuesday @ 6PM: The Downtown Plan goes before the City Council Where? City Council Chambers - 333 West Ocean Blvd. When? Tuesday, January 10th at 6PM  (not 5PM as previously emailed) How to help? Attend. Speak to your love of downtown and the desire to see it progress. This is the final push!  So many of us have participated in round-table discussions over t...
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CALL TO ACTION: Jan 10 Downtown Plan City Council Vote

Let's start the new year off right! Please join the Willmore City Heritage Association and many other supporters of the Downtown Plan on Tuesday, January 10th, at 6:00 pm 5:00 pm in City Council Chambers (333 W. Ocean Blvd Long Beach, CA 90802 ). We need as many people as possible to be there to SUPPORT THE DOWNTOWN PLAN! This is a very crucial council meeting. As you k...
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See you tonight & thanks!

We are looking forward to tonight's Willmore Holiday Celebration & Potluck,  hosted at the home of Michelle & Jose Muniz.  Let's celebrate the holiday season and the neighborhood we call home.  Cheers! PLACE: 235 West 12th Street, 90813  http://new.evite.com/services/links/T7EU4CJ2JB DATE:  Wednesday, December 14, 2011 TIME: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm ____________________...
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Winter in Willmore + so much more!

We hope you and yours will join us for these wonderful holiday events happening around the neighborhood this month. _____________________________ December ______________________________ Victorian Christmas at the Historic Bembridge House  Leap back more than a century and experience a family style celebration in the lovingly decorated historic house.  Visit Tuesday’s...
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Thank you…

Happy Thanksgiving Willmore friend & neighbor As the holiday season is upon us, and this is the time to give thanks, we wanted to thank you for your support and interest in our pocket of Long Beach.  There are several events happening in around Willmore in December to celebrate the holiday's, we hope you and yours will attend.  Please have a wonderful Thanksgiving with you...
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Holiday Decorating at the Bembridge House this Saturday!

Holiday Decorating at the Bembridge House this Saturday! Get into the holiday spirit this Saturday, November 19, 2011 from 9am -2pm as Willmore residents gather to decorate the Bembridge House exterior.  Have a joyous time preparing  for the Victorian Christmas at the Historic Bembridge House with your friends and neighbors.  It's also a wonderful opportunity for LBUSD High Sc...
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Tonight: Let’s Talk PORT!

Let's Talk PORT! The Let's Talk Port workshop is an informal neighborhood get-together's to talk about our Port of Long Beach!  Share your experiences, visions for the future, and discuss how we can continue to be good neighbors.  Wednesday, November 16 Long Beach Main Library, 101 Pacific Ave., Long Beach, 90822, from 7 to 8 p.m.  Translation services in Spanish will be av...
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November Events: Two Commissions, a planting day, two meetings, and training!

Here are a few events happening in and around Willmore this month.  We encourage you all to attend the Planning Commission Hearing this Thursday where the Downtown Plan will be discussed.  Additional information below.  Cheers! ______________________________ Call to Action November 10 - DOWNTOWN PLAN Dear Willmore Neighbors and Friends, The Downtown Plan a...
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Meeting Reminder, PARA Final Friday’s and FREE passes to Harvelle’s!

REMINDER:  WCHA will gather TOMORROW at Drake Park for the Code Enforcement Meeting at 6pm and the Community Meeting is at 7pm.  For additional information visit http://willmorecity.org/?page_id=68 ___________________________________ Promenade Area Residents Association invites you to their next Downtown Final Friday is at Harvelle's on October 28 from 8pm. Please RSVP! ht...
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Volunteers Needed, Ride the last Red Car to LB, Meeting Reminders, State of the 1st District Invite, & Support the Downtown Plan

OCTOBER 16, 2011: SPECIAL WORKSHOP - HOW TO SURVEY PROPERTY FOR HISTORICAL & ARCHITECTURAL VALUE Volunteers needed!! Long Beach Heritage has been working with City staff to ensure all historically significant properties are included in the City's Downtown Plan, EIR. We are very close to the end of this project, however, we need help in conducting the re...
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Adaptive Reuse goes to Council, Support Downtown Plan, and POLB visits Willmore!

Support Long Beach Heritages Adaptive Reuse Incentive Program! Long Beach Heritages Adaptive Reuse Incentive Program is on the agenda for tomorrow's LB City Council meeting (Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 5 pm, Council Chamber, 333 W. Ocean Blvd.).  Here is a link to the proposed item:   http://longbeach.legistar.com/LegislationDetail.aspx?ID=985925&GUID=E07B3793-F25D-4168-819E-17B...
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Reminder: WCHA Meetings Tomorrow

This is a quick reminder about tomorrow's community meetings:  Code Enforcement begins at 6pm and Monthly Meeting at 7pm.   Location:  Willmore Community Police Center, 910 Daisy Ave.  Look forward to seeing you there! Also a special thanks to all those who attended the We Love Long Beach Breakfast in the First!  The morning was a fantastic celebration, filled with tons of nei...
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Night at the Museum, Breakfast with Neighbors, and Celebrating Historic Long Beach!

Fall is just around the corner (September 23, 2011).  Enjoy the last few days of Summer by partaking in these wonderful events around our neighborhood! ______________________________ MOLAA & 1st District Councilperson's Office Present: Attend a FREE night at the Museum of Latin American Art, as we celebrate EN LA NOCHE, a night of music, art, dance, and food. All ...
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Events in September

Many thanks to those of you who love PIE and enjoy supporting WCHA!  On  Wednesday, August 24th, there was a “Dine-In Night” at Polly’s Pies on Atlantic Avenue, between the hours of 3:00pm and 8:30pm.  On that night, Polly’s Pies donated 20% of their sales to our organization.   Thank you for bringing your friends, family, and enjoying  home-style cooking, without the home-...
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There’s Always Room for Pie, especially TODAY!

REMINDER:  Dine-In Night at Polly's Pies TODAY 3pm - 8:30pm! Save room for PIE! Today,  Wednesday, August 24th, is "Dine-In Night" at Polly's Pies on Atlantic Avenue, between the hours of 3:00pm and 8:30pm.  Polly's Pies will donate 20% of their sales to our organization.  Please print a copy of the flyer attached here.  When you go, bring your flyer so that WCHA gets c...
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