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 https://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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Reminder: THIS Wednesday = WCHA Polly’s Pies Dine-In Night

REMINDER:  Dine-In Night at Polly's Pies THIS Wednesday 8/24/11 Everyone likes pie, right?  Well, now you can have your pie and eat it too! In August, the WCHA takes the month off -- no meeting and no newsletter.  Wait a minute!  This doesn't mean you can't still be involved in helping out our community!  This  Wednesday, August 24th, there will be a "Dine-In Night" at P...
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Thank you’s, Willmore Police Center closing, and more

Thank you  for participating  in our wonderful summer events thus far:  Annual Summer Fundraiser, Concert in the Park + Rummage Sale, National Night Out Ice Cream Social, and the Neighborhood Clean-up.   Listed below are several more events happening very soon.  We hope you will attend and  continue to keep our neighborhood great! WCHA was sad to learn the Willmore Community...
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Lets send a message to criminals: “Our neighborhood is organized and we encourage positive social gatherings!”

National Night Out in Willmore City Drake Park A few residents have quickly put together an event to celebrate “National Night Out”! Tomorrow evening, you & yours are invited to gather at Big John's Parking Lot at West 10th Street & Daisy Avenue from 6pm - 9pm.  There will be ice cream, board games to play, and opportunity to share story!!! Please invite all your nei...
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Dine-In Night at Polly’s Pies 8/24/11

Dine-In Night at Polly's Pies 8/24/11 Everyone likes pie, right?  Well, now you can have your pie and eat it too! In August, the WCHA takes the month off -- no meeting and no newsletter.  Wait a minute!  This doesn't mean you can't still be involved in helping out our community!  On Wednesday, August 24th, there will be a "Dine-In Night" at Polly's Pies on Atlantic Avenue, ...
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Thanks for making Willmore great!

Thank you to all who were able to attend the WCHA Annual Summer Fundraiser this weekend!  Tons of fun was had by all.  Special thanks goes to those who contributed donations to the event and those who volunteered to make the day GREAT!  If you were unable to attend, we hope you and yours will join us next year.   Stay tuned to the WCHA facebook page for event photos. Please sa...
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Join us this Saturday at the Annual Summer Celebration and Fundraiser

 A group of neighbors  gathered today to set up the Bembridge Carriage House for Saturday's festivities.  In the above photo, Kathleen shares a few of the auction pieces with you. Some exciting items in this year's  Auction and Opportunity Drawing are: Several antique chairs from the collection of Stan Poe 4 tickets to the Aquarium of the Pacific and exclusive behind...
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Willmore Enterprise Receives NUSA GOLD Award!!!

Congratulations to the Willmore Enterprise, Kathleen Irvine - Editor & Chief,  and all the contributing writers for winning the TOP prize (Gold award) in the  Neighborhoods, USA (NUSA) Newsletter Competition. This competition acknowledges excellence in neighborhood newsletters — a vital communication tool that can often determine a neighborhood's success.  The competiti...
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Save-the-date! July 23, 2011

2o11 WCHA Auction & Opportunity Drawing In lieu of July's meeting, Willmore City Heritage Association is hosting the 3rd Annual Auction and Opportunity Drawing.  We hope all  WCHA members and friends will attend.  This community fundraiser is taking place July 23, 2011 at the Bembridge Heritage Homesite - 953 Park Circle 90813 from 2:00 - 6:00pm. The event is ...
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Summer in Willmore

Many thanks to those who participated in the June meeting!  WCHA was recognized by Drake Park with a Certificate of Appreciation.  We love Drake Park!  Here's a brief run down for those who missed this wonderful neighborhood gathering: LB Police Department's Officer Laurie Briney informed us that in efforts to combat auto theft in the South Division, LBPD will be distri...
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A Final Friday & May Events

Hi! Here's a friendly reminder to attend some wonderful events happening in and around our community.  We especially hope you will attend our Spring Willmore Walk on Sunday May 1, 2011 and the Drake Park May Day Festival on Saturday May 7, 2011.  Have a great day! ______________________________ April Downtown Final Friday, by PARA Downtown Final Friday is happening thi...
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Thank You

A video about life and investment in Downtown Long Beach. Fellow Downtown residents, On behalf of the DRC Board and Executive Committee, I would like to extend my most sincere thanks to all of you who attended Thursday night's Planning Commission meeting on the Downtown Plan.  I would especially like to thank those who volunteered to speak.  Your comments, energy an...
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ACTION ALERT REMINDER: March 17 Meeting on Downtown Plan

Hi Everyone, This is a reminder to please attend a very important meeting on the Downtown Plan, which is being held tomorrow/Thursday, March 17 at 5:00 pm at City Hall. The following are the details: Public Study Session (on the Downtown Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Report) Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 5:00 p.m. - Planning Commission meeting City Coun...
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REMINDER: TOMORROW/MON: Special Residential Meeting on Downtown Plan—Monday 3/14

Hi Everyone, This is a reminder about a very important meeting for downtown residents, which is being held tomorrow/Monday, March 14 at 6:30 pm at King's Fish House.  The meeting will be focused on the advocacy for the Downtown Plan; please see below for more details.  I hope you can join me. Downtown is our home and for some of us it is also our livelihoo...
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Such a beautiful day in Willmore!

Many thanks to all of you who joined us this past Saturday for the 7th & Maine Planting Day Celebration.  The event was a wonderful success thanks to the many volunteers who worked tirelessly to plant the hundreds of plants.  If you happened to miss the day, take a stroll down to Willmore Heritage Park and enjoy the newly beautified pocket in our community. Event...
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Willmore Walks, Planting Day, and Support RDA

______________________________ REMINDER | Willmore Walks: What you see in your community! In collaboration with the WCHA, Long Beach resident and architecture graduate student Amber Lake is conducting a neighborhood survey of the Willmore City Historic for her thesis project.   Amber is seeking information regarding the residents perception of the place they live....
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February Events

Happy February everyone. Below is a list of events happening in your neighborhood this month. For those following the events surrounding the property at 1130 Cedar Avenue please SAVE THE DATE:  Thursday, March 18 at 5:00pm and attend the scheduled Planning Commission Hearing where the appeal filed by WCHA is tentatively scheduled to be discussed. In January WCHA filed a...
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