Westchase District Celebrates 25 Years

Exit here for more: A familiar sight for motorists traveling through BW 8, this sign lets you  know you're approaching Westchase District. Westchase District's future service plan promises more good things to come. 

It's hard to believe that Westchase District is 25 years old. But those who live and work in the District have seen a transformation occur focused on beautification, public safety, mobility, and much more.

The District's story began with a service plan and the support of stakeholders who saw the potential for the area to become a thriving center of economic development and residential communities along the West Sam Houston Tollway. Our first 25 years have been so great, we're making plans for the next two decades. Read More


West Houston Leadership Institute Extends Application Deadline


West Houston Leadership Institute (WHLI) has extended its deadline for accepting leadership program applications to December 7. The 10-month program is for corporate, nonprofit, and community organization leaders to learn and dialogue about issues that affect West Houston. To find out more about WHLI's leadership program and complete an application, click here

WDCF Virtual Meeting Offers Perspective on Election Results and the Upcoming State Legislative Session

Two veteran state lawmakers will provide insights and candid conversation on November's election results (local and national) and a preview of hot topics for next year's upcoming legislative session. Westchase District Community Fund
is hosting An Inside Perspective on Important Issues in Texas Politics.


Sponsored by Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam, Inc. (LAN), the meeting will be held via Zoom on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 8 - 9 a.m. The meeting features speakers Jim Murphy, Texas Representative since 2007, R - District 133, and Joan Huffman, Texas Senator since 2008, R - District 17. Complete this form to register. 

For more information, contact Louis Jullien at 713-780-9434. Cost is $40 for individuals or $35 each for two individuals. Group registration (4+ attendees) is $120 ($40 savings). Pay online.

 Thursdays @ 3 p.m. *Rain or shine* St. Cyril of Alexandria Catholic Church
10503 Westheimer, Houston, TX 77042 (at Rogerdale, just west of Beltway 8)


Westchase District to Celebrate 25th Anniversary with Festivities at Farmers Market on Oct. 29, 2020

Balloon twist art returns to the Farmers Market on Oct. 29 to celebrate
Westchase District's 25th Anniversary.

The Westchase District Farmers Market is already a fun place to be, and on October 29 live music and balloon twist art will make it even more festive. Two artists will join the market to help celebrate Westchase District's 25th Anniversary from 4 - 6 p.m.

Singer/songwriter/guitarist Martin Shotwell will perform live music from various musical genres including standards from R.E.M., Blind Mellon, the Beatles, Fleetwood Mac and more. 

Kids will enjoy an incredible balloon twist artist who can create dogs, cats, monkeys, swords and even Spider Man. An exhibit showcasing the District's history will also be on view. The festivities are free and open to the public.

Bring the kids to join the fun as you shop for the best local produce and authentic products in Houston!
 

Two Blood Drives Coming to Westchase District



The Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center has seen a decrease in blood donations during the COVID-19 crisis, yet our hospitals still need a steady supply of blood to serve patients. There are two upcoming dates in Westchase District where you can donate to ensure the Blood Center is able to meet community needs.

Wednesday, October 28th
BriarLake Plaza
2000 W Sam Houston Pkwy S
2 - 5 p.m.
 
Sunday, November 8th
St. Cyril of Alexandria Catholic Church
10503 Westheimer Rd
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.


Rayners' Bounce Back Westchase Campaign Aimed at Helping Small Business Regain Footing from COVID


Paul Rayner and his wife, Sharon, have stepped up efforts to help businesses around Westchase District with a free promotional campaign called Bounce Back Westchase.

Sharon and Paul Rayner have experienced first-hand the negative impact of COVID on their long-time Westchase District business Minuteman Press. Although the couple saw a 50 percent drop in revenue, they did all they could to keep their business operating and their employees working. As franchise owners, they found help right away from the printing company's corporate office. Hence, Bounce Back Westchase was launched. Read More.



Fall Issue of Westchase Today Headed Your Way

In this issue:
  • Long-time Owner Joins Board
  • Farmers Market is 7
  • WDCF is 10
  • Meet Ofc. Larry Vaughn
  • Apartment Renovations Underway
  • Bus Shelters Receive Maintenance Upgrade
  • Donors Invest in Westchase Parks
  • Sidewalk Enhancements Benefit Pedestrians
 

Report to the Community is Thursday at 9 a.m.

Residents, business owners, property managers, and other stakeholders are invited to attend. Join us Thursday, October 22, at 9 a.m., in the First Floor Conference Room at the Towers at Westchase I, 10370 Richmond Avenue.

About Westchase District
Westchase District is a municipal management district funded by local property owners in a 4.2 square-mile area centered on Sam Houston Tollway between I-10 and US-59 on the west side of Houston, Texas. 

The district promotes growth by enhancing: 
  • Mobility
  • Beautification 
  • Public Safety
  • Planning and Development

 

Have District-related news on how your business or organization is responding to COVID-19? 

Send it with your contact info to:cjacinto@westchasedistrict.com. 

 

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