Written on Jun, 29, 2016 by in
WEA July 4th Picnic

West End Neighbors, The annual July 4th Picnic in Hanes Park sponsored by the West End Association will take place from 11:00 AM until about 2:00PM at the Playground area at the main entrance to Hanes Park (Clover St. at West End Blvd). We will provide barbeque, fried chicken, chips, and some beverages as in the past. Please bring a …

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Written on Feb, 22, 2016 by in
West End Holiday Homes Tour

The West End Association will continue its long standing tradition of showcasing historic homes in the West End neighborhood with the 2016 Holiday Homes Tour to take place on December 11, 2016. An organizing committee is being formed and WEA is recruiting homes for the tour. This is always an exciting and fun event for West End and for Winston-Salem. …

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Written on Feb, 10, 2016 by in
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West Enders, February is our Annual Meeting month and as Chair of the nominating committee I am looking for neighbors who would like to serve on the Board.  You would be obligated to attending monthly meetings, email votes and discussions, and service on one of the neighborhood initiatives.  There are many great items on the neighborhoods agenda this year: Hanes …

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Written on Feb, 09, 2016 by in

As many of you are aware, the Winston-Salem Forsyth County Board of Education will ask County Commissioners to include a $325 million school bond on the November 2016 ballot. Included in this bond are a replacement for Brunson Elementary at a “location to be determined”, increased capacity at Wiley Middle and replacement of the gym, and pedestrian and bus safety …

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Written on Feb, 01, 2016 by in

by Mark Lively The 2014 bond referendum approved by the citizens of Winston-Salem includes $1 million for repair and renovation of Hanes Park. MLA Design Group, a prominent landscape architecture firm based in Winston-Salem, was hired by the City in early 2015 and charged with developing plans to repair and improve the park. After many months of careful review, consultation with the many stakeholders, and …

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Written on Jan, 07, 2016 by in
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Join Us! Membership dues for 2016 are only $20 per household!  You can pay online at http://historicwestend.org/about-wea/join/  or by mail: West End Association, PO Box 21054, Winston-Salem, NC 27120-1054.  Or better yet, come to a meeting and see what we are all about! The West End uses these memberships funds and money raised through our Home Tour to beautify the neighborhood …

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Written on Dec, 12, 2015 by in | Leave a comment
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Send in your holiday pictures to be included here on the West End Webpage and also post them on the West End Facebook page: www.facebook.com/groups/25459984765/ Send pictures to davelp007@gmail.com  

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Written on Dec, 11, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

On December 9, 2015 MLA who is designing the master plan for Hanes Park presented the latest daft in a meeting at Wiley Middle School.  Over 75 people attended to see the latest design.   The handouts and powerpoints used at that meeting are available at www.millerla.com/hanesparkplan

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Written on Nov, 24, 2015 by in

West End Neighbors, The board of the West End Association has decided to postpone our regularly scheduled 4th Tuesday meeting that would have been tonight (Tuesday 11/24) until Tuesday, December 8. We plan to discuss ongoing developments in the Hanes Park bond planning, the proposed RJR stadium, and plans by the school system to possibly relocate Brunson Elementary School. Please …

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Written on Nov, 18, 2015 by in

West Enders Historic tax credits played a major role in rehabilitating our neighborhood. Both federal and state credits have helped. You have probably been watching the NC legislature grapple with this issue this year. Attached is s summary of the new guidelines sent out by the HRC. If you are a homeowner living in the WE there is a high …

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