Dine at Cantina Laredo Tuesdays in Febuary, Help WDCF

The Westchase District Community Fund and Cantina Laredo, 11129 Westheimer (at Wilcrest), are putting the FUN into fundraising.

Dine in any (or EVERY) Tuesday in February at Cantina Laredo from 5 p.m. to close and owner John Vargas will donate a portion of the evening's proceeds to the WDCF.

The WDCF is the charitable arm of Westchase District. It is a 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt organization overseen by a volunteer board of leading citizens who raise and grant money to advance projects that improve the quality of life for all who live, work and play in Westchase District.

Never tried Cantina Laredo? It's authentic Mexican food inspired by the cuisine of Mexico City with a modern twist. Imagine grilled fish, chicken or steak topped with one of a kind signature sauces like chipotle-wine and Portobello mushroom or sautéed artichoke heart and roasted red bell pepper. Pair that with an award-winning margarita, the Casa Rita, made from fresh lime-juice and the finest tequila and you've got what Vargas calls Modern Mexican. So join your friends and colleagues for dinner Tuesdays in February at Cantina Laredo and support a local charity!

22nd Annual Corporate Challenge Friday, March 29

2018 Corporate Challenge Briefcase Relay
We're warming up for the 22nd Annual Westchase District Corporate Challenge, taking place Friday, March 29 at the Quillian Recreation Center - how about you? 

It's a fun day of networking and team-building where Westchase District businesses compete against each other in six different light athletic events. The prize? Bragging rights and the coveted traveling trophy. 

This field day for adults - a fundraiser for the Westchase District Community Fund - is open to Westchase District businesses. Since 1998, the Westchase District's Corporate Challenge has raised more than $263,000 for area charities, including Quillian Center's summer day camps. The money is distributed by Westchase District Community Fund.  

We keep our fees low so that any Westchase District business of any size can participate. You can register a team for $300, become an event host at the $200 or $400 level, or be an event sponsor for $850. Team registration fees increase by $100 after March 1. Payment must be received by then to receive the early bird rate. Also the event typically sells out by the end of February, so nab your spot for the year's best friendly outdoor company competition.

VIDEO: 2018 Community Impact Award Recipients

Verita Duncan
Blair Johnson
Tiffany Schreiber
The Westchase District Advisory Board recently honored Verita Duncan, Blair Johnson and Tiffany Schreiber as recipients of the 2018 Westchase District Community Impact Award for exemplifying the best attributes of our community (pictured with Andy Teas, advisory board vice chair).

Congratulations, ladies, and thank you for your ongoing efforts to make a positive impact in Westchase District! Click on the image below to view a video about the recipients shown at the awards luncheon on January 10.

2018 Community Impact Awards
  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)

Supporting Your New Year's Resolutions

What's that? You missed enjoying some hot and delicious, tamales during the holidays!?! That's okay, we've got you covered. There's nothing better for taking the sting out of cold and windy weather than the tasty offerings from Tamales Mamá Belen. Spicy or mild with pork, chicken, or cheese with beans, jalapenos or poblanos, Mama Belen will take care of you.

Come discover why one Facebook reviewer wrote, "These are the best tamales I've ever had!! Bar none." Don't sleep on these tamales - swing by the market this Thursday starting at 3 p.m.

Once you've tried one bite of a delicious tamale from Tamales Mamá Belen, you'll be a regular customer. Come get addicted at the farmers market this week!

Board Member Honored As Property Manager of the Year

Congratulations to Chris Ball of Parkway Properties on his recent honor as the 2018 Property Manager of the Year. Ball, senior property manager for the 35-acre CityWest Place and a member of the Westchase District Board of Directors, received the award from the Houston chapter of the Building Owners and Managers Association (Ball, pictured on right, with Jack Gregoire, Parkway's director of operations).

His award bolsters Westchase District's claim to having Houston's best managed office properties. Thanks, Chris, for upholding the District's reputation for quality and excellence!
Show Community Pride, Fly A Westchase District Flag 

It's windy outside - what better time to fly a flag outside your property?

Show that you're proud to be a part of Westchase District by flying this 6' x 4' flag. Other sizes also are available. We'll provide the flags at no charge, but you must have an existing flag pole.

To request a flag, or to replace an old one, contact Louis Jullien, 713-780-9434.

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


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