SLIDE PRESENTATION FROM THE LAST WGNA BOARD & MEMBERSHIP MEETING NOW ONLINE
The last meeting featured guest speakers from Kim Walesh's office, Deputy City Manager & Director of Economic Development for the City of San Jose, as presented by Nanci Klein, Assistant Director.
The presentation and discussion provided an update from the city on topics such as job creation, private investment, revenue generation, and talent attraction and development. (These are the core areas of the department).
Also on March 9th, Konstantin Voronin made a presentation on the subject of "Midtown@Meridian and The Ohlone Mixed Use" Towers, plus the Del Monte Park. Voronin is the Land Development Manager, Republic Family of Companies.
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The next WGNA Board Meeting should be on Thursday 13 April 2017, with information to be confirmed and posted here online.
Please join us at the Willow Glen branch of the San Jose Public Library, inside the Community Room, at 1157 Minnesota Avenue.
Also in the month of April 2017, WGNA will be planning for the annual Bike to School Day. This is part of the National Safe Routes to School program, which is coordinated locally by Stakeholders for a Safe Green Village with the partnership of Willow Glen Neighborhood Association and other neighborhood sponsors. WGNA has participated in the program since the year 2010 with other groups like Willow Glen Lions Club.
Participating schools are to include Willow Glen Elementary School; River Glen School K-8 School; Ernesto Galarza Elementary School; Hammer Montessori Elementary (at Hammer); and possibly other schools.
More information will be made available at WGNA.net, including the next meeting agenda and Walk to School information.
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WELCOME to WGNA online
We've made it even easier for you to follow along with all of the latest events and happenings here in the Willow Glen area of San José, California.
If you're joining us for the first time, welcome! The Willow Glen Neighborhood Association was established in 1973. The organization has kept residents informed on a range of issues from traffic to neighborhood safety, all for the sole purpose of creating a stronger and more tightly-knit neighborhood for people of all ages to enjoy.
This website includes great resources for both residents and occasional visitors. Learn about the history of the area, see what types of businesses and other projects are in development, hear about events where you can meet fellow neighbors and get engaged on critical issues, and become a member to lend your voice to the neighborhood and contribute to the future of Willow Glen.
We organize special community events throughout the year, as well as monthly meetings that often feature guest speakers from around the city. We also work closely with other neighborhood organizations in the area that share our core values. There are numerous ways for you to get involved, and we'd love for you to join us.
Thanks for stopping by, and if there's anything else you'd like to see, don't hesitate to contact us!