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Tell HISD that You Want Westbury High School to Become a School of Choice and that You support Campus Expansion

posted Nov 4, 2014, 8:19 PM by Westbury Civic Club President

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The HISD Board of Trustees, during closed session next week on November 13, will be discussing the bond scope for Westbury High School - specifically the fate of a campus expansion for WHS that HISD has already begun and had promised to continue as part of the 2012 Bond Program (land acquisition).  The fate of the WHS campus expansion is at serious risk.  

 

1. An online petition has been prepared to show support for WHS to become a School of Choice and to support Campus Expansion.    We hope that you will sign it as an endorsement of support AND also help us spread the petition link as fast as possible.  Here is the link to the petition:   http://goo.gl/UX7nyo

 

Westbury, what do you think survey?

posted Aug 25, 2014, 8:40 AM by Westbury Civic Club President   [ updated Aug 25, 2014, 8:41 AM ]

Westbury, what do YOU think? https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/westbury2014 The Westbury Civic Club annual meeting will be held September 17, 2014  and we'd like to hear what you think about Metro, garbage fees, the civic club and plans for new development. It's just 16 questions with a comment section for number 17!

January 2014

posted Jan 3, 2014, 5:03 PM by Westbury Civic Club President

Happy New Year! The January Crier is being delivered and the website version is posted.  After  the December holiday interlude, meetings are back on the calendar. The fund raising for the community garden property is in full swing and we thank all who have donated bringing our total to over $40,000 raised.

December News

posted Dec 2, 2013, 7:50 PM by Westbury Civic Club President   [ updated Dec 2, 2013, 7:58 PM ]

We hope everyone had a Happy Thanksgiving!  December 3rd is Giving Tuesday and we have partnered with Network for Good to fundraise to Save the 7 acre Westbury Community Garden. 

We want to raise at least $50,000 by December 31 to help us buy our leased 7-acre Westbury Community Garden site. If we don’t buy the land, then it will be paved over by the owner for an apartment complex.  

Our goal is to rescue this award-winning garden to keep it public and green. We ask for your help. We need money AND we need to spread the word about our effort. Total cost of the land is more than $500,000.

 

Please donate today. Donations are tax-deductible.  

https://donatenow.networkforgood.org/SaveWestburyCommunityGarden?code=WCC%20page

 

 

 

 

 The December Crier will be delivered on the 7th and the online version will be available December 3, 2013.

November

posted Nov 1, 2013, 12:48 PM by Westbury Civic Club President

The November Crier will be delivered this weekend by the Westbury High School Baseball team and Booster club parents and coaches. Here is a link to the website version: https://docs.google.com/a/westburycrier.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=d2VzdGJ1cnljcmllci5jb218Y2l2aWNjbHVifGd4OjJhMzI1MWQzOWZiODIxYmY
Happening this month:  November 5th  Election day
November 7th  Westbury Meet & Eat 6 PM Teotihuacan
November 9th  Westbury Park Grand OPening & Community celebration 11 to 2
November 17th  WIllow Waterhole Music in the Park
November 20th WCC and WAIC board meetings
November 28  Happy Thanksgiving!

White Elephant Sale and Tree Giveaway "Trick or Tree"

posted Oct 25, 2013, 12:43 PM by Westbury Civic Club President

IT’S THAT TIME AGAIN!
Westbury White Elephant Community Garage Sale
WHEN: Saturday, October 26, 8AM - Noon
WHERE: Westbury United Methodist Parking Lot (5200 Willowbend)
PARKING: St. John’s Presbyterian (5020 W. Bellfort) Handicapped parking available at the event

Come out and shop over 50 “garage” sales in one location at the Fall Westbury White Elephant Sale! There are always super deals and steals to be had. The Westbury Civic Club provides its residents with two community garage sale events per year since garage sales, estate sales, and yard sales are NOT allowed at residences. Free trees will be available for residents and shoppers!
We have 5 varieties of oaks, river birches, sycamores, sweet gums and persimmons; thanks to Trees for Houston!

News for October 2013

posted Oct 4, 2013, 8:19 AM by Westbury Civic Club President

We just posted the October Crier, https://docs.google.com/a/westburycrier.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=d2VzdGJ1cnljcmllci5jb218Y2l2aWNjbHVifGd4OjNmZmU5OWQwNzM5YjNhNjc. Here are some upcoming events:

October 5th- Music in the Park @6:30PM at the Willow Waterhole

October  10th – Heavy trash for all of Westbury

October 15th – Mayoral debate hosted by our SuperNeighborhood and others

October 19th – Willow Waterhole Halloween Movie night 8-9:30PM

October 26th- White Elephant Sale and Trick or Tree (free tree giveaway)

October 21st- Early voting begins!

News for September 2013

posted Sep 4, 2013, 12:19 PM by Westbury Civic Club President

The September Crier wil be delivered this weekend. The electronic copy is available here under documents.  Lots of good things are happening in September so check out the claendar page and mark the events that interest you!  Booths for the White Elephant sale, the WCC Annual meeting, a Harvest Moon celebration at the WIllow Waterhole, classes at the Platou center  are all happening in September. Hope to see you somewhere around the neighborhood! 

News for August 2013

posted Aug 5, 2013, 4:55 PM by Westbury Civic Club President

Thanks to the Westbury Baseball Booster Club parents, coaches and baseball players who came out and delivered the Crier this past Saturday morning.  If you didn't receive yours, please let the office know by calling 713-723-5437 or emailing westburycc@sbcglobal.net with your address.  It's a big neighborhood with odd cul-de-sacs and winding streets; so let us know if you were missed.  The electronic version is on our website.

Heavy trash is JUNK this week.  Pickup is 2nd Thursday, August 8th, for all of Westbury.  It won't come again until October.

The water fitness classes at Westbury pool will continue on Weds, Thursday and Saturday mornings at 10:30 AM through August!

News for July 2013

posted Jul 3, 2013, 1:51 PM by Westbury Civic Club President

The July Crier has been delivered by the Westbury High School baseball team, coackes and parents of the booster club.  It is posted here. 
July is Tree waste only...NO JUNK out until August.
Single stream recycling comes to all of Westbury! Woo-hoo!
Beat the  heat at Westbury Pool.
Have a fun and safe 4th of July.

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