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2020 WOW Sylvester Scholarship Application Deadline Is March 4

Have you shown a commitment to academics and community service during your high school career? If so, WOW encourages you to apply for its WOW Sylvester Community Service Scholarship. The direct link is to the online application portal is: https://westchasewow.formstack.com/forms/scholarship_application_form_template_copy The WOW Sylvester Community Service Scholarship recognizes Westchase students whose high school careers reflect a…

Make a Resolution to Focus on Mental Health

This new year, skip the fad diets and overly ambitious workout regimens and resolve to focus on your emotional and mental wellbeing. As we flip the calendar to start of a new year, it is easy to head into a fresh round of 365 days with the standard resolutions—workout more, eat healthier, earn more, drink…

VMs Hear from County Officials About Transportation Issues

The December Westchase Voting Members (VMs) meeting began with John Lyons, Assistant County Manager, providing nearby transportation updates. First, Lyons explained the transit one-cent sales tax as a funding source which is still tied up in a lawsuit. It is scheduled to be heard by the State Supreme Court in February. The ruling would be…

WCA Board Mediates Tennis-Pickleball Debate

At their November meeting Westchase Community Association (WCA) Directors approved a motion to convert 2 tennis courts to pickleball courts at the Westchase Swim and Tennis Center on Countryway Boulevard. Yet with some confusion afterwards about the intent of the motion, Westchase Community Association (WCA) Directors revisited the topic on Dec. 12. The majority of…

CDD Hits Pause on Entrance Sign Replacement to Take Different Approach

While November social media comments suggested many concerned Westchase residents could show up for the Dec. 3 meeting of the Westchase CDD, only one resident attended and commented on the district’s discussions about replacing community entrance signs. WOW’s coverage of November’s meeting of the Westchase Community Development District, posted on Westchase Neighborhood News Facebook group,…

Tampa Westchase Rotary’s Bike Round Up Jan. 4

Is someone getting a new bicycle for Christmas or Hanukkah this year? Why not donate that old, out-grown bicycle or tricycle to someone in need? On Jan. 4 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. the Tampa Westchase Rotary will be collecting used bikes on a nearby corner. Each year, your local Rotary Club partners with…

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