Monday, January 25, 2016


The Vandalism/Break In Action Team is now called the SAFETY ACTION TEAM. We meet the 4th Thursday of most months at 6-7pm at the Community Resource Center(crc), 2057 Tyler rd. This group explores ways to minimize vandalism and break-in in West Willow. The Citizen Patrol also meets for a merged meeting to support one another. The team has finished their information project and hope to soon get this out to the residents of West Willow.  It is filled with information to protect self, home and car. If you are apart of this group please come out and invite a neighbor. For more information or to respond contact Linda Mealing at 734-483-8195.

Saturday, January 9, 2016


1-9-16: Meet at the CRC (2057 Tyler rd.) at 9:30am and walk to West Willow Park for a 30 minute walk. This will be every Saturday. For more information contact Joann at 734-845-7362 or This event is made possible by the Ann Arbor Community Foundation(AACF) Grant. Project "West Willow Neighborhood Walking Program".

1-9-16: Saturday FAMILY GAME NIGHT at the CRC 5-8pm. This event is every 2nd. Saturday of the month.

1-12-16 : Tuesday, Informational meeting about YOUTHBUILD. Hosted by Washtenaw Community College. Held at the CRC from 10:00am - 12pm. This program provides FREE services like GED and programming that leads to certificates for employment. Some critiera: low-income, age16-24years and high school dropout or enrolled in alternative high school program. To RSVP, contact (734) 677-5006 or

Tutoring Program- 4th-12th grade students. Every Wednesday at 6:30pm. Located at New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church, 2345 Tyler rd. Contact person: Mitch Heard Jr. 734-845-9654 or

1-23-16: FAMILY MOVIE DAY at the CRC. Matinee for under 13 yrs. old is 1-3pm and 13 yrs. and up , 5-8pm. This event is every 4th Saturday of the month.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015


MOVIE NIGHT: Dec. 26th at CRC(2057 Tyler rd.) 1-3:30pm for ages up to 13yrs. And 5-7:30pm for ages 13 yrd. and up. Five VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for greeting, ushering and serving refreshments.

GAMES AND CRAFTS:We would like to be open from 1-5PM. on Dec. 21-23rd and 28th-31st. We need at least 4 volunteers each day.  Donated refreshments welcomed.

Contact: to volunteer or learn more.

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Cancelled meeting today

There will not be a Neighbor Relations meeting tonight at 6pm. Please join others on Dec. 10 at 6pm at the CRC for a combined meeting of all Action Committee Teams. All groups are open for new members and volunteers.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Movie Night at the CRC on Nov.28th

Please come out and enjoy a movie at the CRC with other youth residents of West Willow. There will be 3 new released movies to choice from. It all begins at 5pm-8:30pm. Pass the word and bring your neighbor. There will be popcorn and other refreshments. Contact number- 734-483-8195.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015


Our November  monthly meeting is also our annual potluck. It will be hosted by NWWNA and Habitat of Huron Valley. It starts at 6:30pm which is 30 mins. earlier than usual. It will be held at the New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church located at 2345 Tyler rd. It will consist of a short business meeting and lots of time to fellowship!! There will be a video to view while eating; a wall display of the years accomplishments; sheets to share your concerns and one for 2016 ideas. These sheets will be for you to view at your own leisure. So get ready and prepare that great dish to bring! Pass the word and personally invite another resident of West Willow. Don't miss the chance to personally thank all our Partners and Supporters. I'm hoping everyone got the announcement card in the mail so  please RSVP to Shataura if you can but if you don't, just come! Hope to see you and your family on Monday.
 Remember this will be our last open meeting of the year and announcements for Dec. events will be available.  A reminder that Mi-Work is at theCRC the 1st Monday of the month(Dec. 7th) from 10:00am - noon to assist residents with preparing and finding a JOB. The month of December will be used for the Executive Board and committee groups to plan for an even bigger and better year in 2016.

 I just got word Greater Transitional Church, Inc. will have a Thanksgiving meal for those in need. Details will soon follow. Hopefully we will have flyers on Monday. If no more details are know please contact the Church.

I'd like to wish you all a personal Merry Christmas  and a Happy New Year!
Love, Linda Mealing (resident of West Willow)

Monday, October 19, 2015

West Willow Happenings

-     Please attend the NWWNA Meeting today( 10-19-15) at 7pm. Location CRC, 2057 Tyler rd.

-    Oct. 31st- Trunk and Treat/Harvest Party. NWWNA AND WHITEHEAD CHURCH.O.G.I.C. have partnered to plan and host this event. We ask that residents make this day safe for you and our youth by coming to the church parking lot to pass out your candy. This is  much safer than going house to house and crossing streets in the dark. Their will be a fantastic time for laser gun games and other games. Refreshments will be served in the church basement. You may decorate your car and yourself with friendly costumes. Friendly costumes for our youth participants is also encouraged.   DONATIONS ARE WELCOMED!!!  VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!! Time frame: trunk and treat 5-6pm. Games and refreshments 6-7pm. *Laser tag game 5:30 to 6:15pm. Other games 5:30 to 6pm. Contact Stepanie Lewis of Whitehead Church or Linda M. of NWWNA at 734.483.8195.

- Please continue to volunteer on the McCartney Fence Project. Sign up on the H4H website or let Shataura know you will be there. Workdays are every Friday and Saturday tell Nov.21st., 9-4pm. You may park in the church parking lot located on McCartney. Lunch provided.

- Connect with NWWNA and an ACTION Team to get involved in the great changes to a better and safer place to live. WE NEED YOU TO MAKE THIS HAPPEN.
        Youth Action Team - meets 1st Saturday of month at noon. 
        Neighbor Relations Action Team - meets 2nd week of month on Wednesday at 6pm
        Drug Action Team - meets 3rd week of the month on Thursday at 7pm.
        Vandalism/Break-ins, Citizen Patrol meets 4th week of the month on Thursday at 6pm 
        Access to Amentities Action Team - voicing concerns about area services-* not active
        Litter/Trash/Debris Action  Team- improving area appearance- *not active 
 *** ALL MEETINGS ARE HELD AT THE CRC BUILDING, 2057 Tyler rd. for 1 hour.***

- MI-WORK COMES TO COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER (CRC) - Making life a little easier and more convenient. They will be offering training, jobs and more! Come on down the 1st. Monday of the month from 10-noon. This is a trail time and to keep it going you need to come and use it. You need not live in Washtenaw Cty. to be serviced. 

-   Nov. our Nov. monthly meeting and annual POTLUCK. It will be held at New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church located at 2345 Tyler rd. Starting time is 6:30pm. So make a dish and show up for a short meeting and lots of time to meat new residents and have 
fellowship time. THANY YOU REVEREND CROUT.
-  December- NO MONTHLY OPEN MEETING. The executive board will still meet on Dec. 1st.   MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY HOLIDAY.  HAPPY NEW YEAR!!