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Saturday, September 13, 2014

NWWNA meets Monday, Sept. 15th

Please attend the meeting this Monday at 7pm. Location: CRC building, 2057 Tyler Rd. We begin the timeline for our 2015/16 board members election. If you are interested in running for office or serving on the election committee please contact Linda at 734.483.8195.  We will also have a representative from : police and fire dept., twp. board, H4H and Washtenaw cty. to share programs  they have to help homeowners. See ya at the meeting. Park on the grounds or in the church parking lot.

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Helping one Another


There are volunteer opportunities for you with the PAINT YPSILANTI PROJECT. There is an opportunity for you to help your neighbors, make new friends and beautify your community. The next workdays  are Saturday Sept. 6th, 13th, and 20th.  Workdays are split into 2 shifts: 9am - noon and 1:00pm - 4pm. In fact you can stay for the whole day if you wish or as long as you can! There is a complimentary lunch between the shifts. For more information go to their website: depottowncdc.org or contact Sara Hodges at 248.880.4822 or sara.paintypsilanti@gmail.com.

Thursday, September 4, 2014

Greater Faith Transition

YOUTH SERVICE DAY - this Sunday, September 7, 2014 at 11:00am. Location  670 Onadaga St. ( formerly Kaiser Elementary). Prayer by Pastor Ford and ministers. This is for all children pre-k to college. Contact church at 734-217-9014.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

West Willow family needs help after House Fire

Clothing needs for the family are : Females: teen/misses pants size 3 & 4, top sizes s & m. Girl sizes 12 & 14, s & m tops. Women size 14 pants, XL tops. Shoe sizes: 6,7 1/2, 9, 10, 10 1/2.  Males: 38x32 pants, 2X tops. Shoe sizes 8 and 11.
Shelter/Housing: They've  been told it maybe 8 months before returning to their home. They are looking for a place to rent and daily shelter .
Contact : NWWNA board members at 734.845.7362 or 734.483.8195.

West Willow Women in Action

Because of the holiday we will meet  Sept. 8th at 6pm at the CRC 2057 Tyler rd.) Contact Linda at 734.483.8915 for questions.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

NWWNA Monthly meeting

Please attend the NWWNA monthly meeting  Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 at 7-8:30pm. at the Community Resource Center (CRC), 20 57 Tyler Rd.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Moving Forward with help from Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley

The New West Willow Neighborhood Association and Habitat for Humanity of Huron Valley  are excited to announce that Habitat has received a grant for activities in West Willow this summers and fall! Activities will include community meetings and surveys to get input from all residents about what they love about West Willow and what they would like to see to make it an even better place to live; neighborhood clean-up and beautification; exterior home improvement projects for homeowners; construction of an outdoor pavilion at the community resource center; replacing/repairing the fence along the bike path and the renovation of the 1st Habitat home in West Willow. A kick-off meeting we be held August 26th, 6-7:30pm at the New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church on Tyler Rd. Everyone can come hear more details about the grant, the activities, and how you can get involved! Stay tuned for more information and look for invite in the mail.                                                   

Monday, July 7, 2014

UPDATES

SUMMER CAMP- We are starting the 3rd week of camp with over 60 kids registered! Lots of campers. In fact we have been working through a waiting list.  There is a great staff this year with employees of Washtenaw Cty. Parks and Recs, Mi.Work-Limited Work experience and volunteers from the neighborhood.
WEST WILLOW WOMEN IN ACTION- Meets tonight at 6pm at the CRC(2057 Tyler). This is for women and young ladies in West Willow, Sugarbrook, and Gault Village. A time to meet neighbors, fellowship, share ideas, work on projects and enjoy visiting speakers. Light refreshments. Lots of fun. Contact Linda at 483-8195 for more details or to be a visiting speaker.
BALLIN IN THE WILLOW- Every Tuesday at 5pm, West Willow park. sponsored by WCSO and NWWNA
 NWWNA MONTHLY MEETING- JULY 21ST at the CRC at 7-8:30pm.There will be information about employment help at the meeting.
HABITAT for HUMANITY- Continued work in West Willow. So far many have taken advantage of the Free Refrigerator Replacement program, Energy Efficiency and Furnace Safety program, Exterior improvements(14 houses worked on so far), home ownership (1 house purchased by H4H with renovations  planned to start in the fall). There goal is to renovate 5 homes for the next 3 yrs. If you want to own your home with a zero percent mortgage or interested in any other programs offered by Habitat contact Habitat's West Willow Coordinator Shataura Clayborne at 734-478-6331 or visit h4h.org.
PAINT YPSI- Have painted and improved landscaping at 3 homes on Onandago in the last 2yrs.for FREE. See if you qualify  by visiting www.paintypsilantiproject.com. They are in need of community and company volunteers, 4-8 shifts are available. Sign up on their web for the 2 upcoming work days. 
GREATER FAITH TRANSITIONS CENTER INC. Lots is happening in he old Kaiser School building which is now Greater Faith Transition Center Inc. Since Pastor Robert Ford and his congregation moved in they continue to do Food Distributions on the 1st and 4th. Tuesday of the month. You can pick up food from1-4pm. at 670 Onandaga. Contact the church for more details. Upcoming Events:   VBS July 28-Aug. 1st, 5-8pm, ages 3-18. 
                                   Annual picnic Aug.2, noon-6pm.