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This year marks fifty years of the Willow Glen Neighborhood Association's contributions and beautification projects in our neighborhood. 

To celebrate this momentous occasion we will be celebrating on Sunday, May 21st from 3:30pm to 6pm at the Garden Theater in downtown Willow Glen. 

All current members and previous board members are cordially invite to attend our celebration.

Date:  Sunday, May 21st

Time: 3:30-6pm

Place:  Garden Theater  1165 Lincoln Ave

Light appetizers and wine/beer will be served

Live music by Gaelic Muses

Welcome and commendation from Senator Dave Cortese at 3:30pm

Champagne Toast at 5pm 

Mayor Commendation at 5:15pm

Attire is business casual.

Please RSVP using this link by 5/14


We look forward to celebrating with you!



We are very excited to start the new year with a Membership Meeting featuring the new Mayor, Matt Mahan.

Date:  Thursday, January 26 @ 7pm


The meeting will focus on the Mayor's plan to help the unhoused in our city. If you have questions for the mayor, please email in advance to [email protected]

Past Events:




10/28/2022: Trick or Treat on the Avenue  -  we will be on the corner of Lincoln and Minnesota handing out Halloween Tote Bags





On November 8th we be voting for our next Mayor as well as our local Assembly person.

WGNA takes pride in hosting nonpartisan, unbiased candidate forums.




We hosting an 28th District Assembly Forum on September 27th at 7pm via Zoom with:

(Our Newsletter had a type and stated September 17th.  This is incorrect.  The date is September 27th)

Liz Lawler:

  • Hold Leaders Accountable
  • Restore Common Sense Problem-Solving
  • Reject Partisan Bickering and Promote Cooperation
  • Tackle the Housing Shortage and Homelessness
  • Stimulating Jobs, Wages, and our Economy
  • Fighting for Equality

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We will also be hosting a Mayoral Candidate forum on Thursday, October 20th at 7pm via Zoom with:

Cindy Chavez: "Genuine Leadership"

Matt Mahan: "Revolution of Common Sense"

To submit your questions(s) to be asked and the candidate forum, please click here

WGNA is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.


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Presented by the Willow Glen Business Association, a tax exempt nonprofit, 501 (c)(3), donations are tax exempt.

The 5th Annual Willow Glen Summer BBQ Competition / BBQ in the Glen is a community event featuring amateur and professional BBQ teams competing for pride and prizes. Teams are made of families and friends which has created a positive response from our community. It's a great new tradition in Willow Glen!

This family event gives the community the opportunity to sample BBQ from over 20 teams while enjoying a Kids' Court and an afternoon of music, craft beer, wine, and more.

Sponsorship Opportunities Available!

Opportunity to promote your business and distribute samples, promotional literature and/or trial offers to more than 4,500 people from throughout the bay area on the day of the event and 13,000+ on Facebook & lnstagram.





Tuesday, August 2, 2022 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Bramhall Park 1320 Willow Street

Join us for a lot of FUN! 


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National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. 

Thursday, May 19th, 2022 at 7pm Membership Meeting


Coalition of the Unhoused with Todd Langton, Virginia Becker, and Richard Scott

John Carr - Implications of closing of Reid Hillview Airport

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May 2022 Officer Elections:

Each May, WGNA members vote to elect the executive officers of the Willow Glen Neighborhood Association.  Executive officers have a one-year term and a two-year term limit for the position.  This year the president and vice presidents are seeking re-election.  

President:  De Anna Mirzadegan

VP: Mitch Ehrlich

VP: Kathleen Almoslino

Treasurer:  Brian Yi

Secretary: Mary Kenter Fox

Their past year accomplishments include the illuminated clock in Downtown Willow Glen, several neighborhood clean up events, advocacy for Willow Glen during re-districting, a Mayoral Candidate forum, sponsoring six more art boxes, and more.  Please visit our 

Please email [email protected] and vote Yes or No to elect these officers.

Saturday, April 16th, 2022: Dumpster Day with Goodwill Truck for Donations

Thursday, March 17, 2022 Membership Meeting

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Thursday, January 20, 2022

Mayoral Candidate forum View on Youtube Here


Your membership and donations are very important to us.  We cannot do the Neighborhood Beautification events without your help. 

It is easy to become a member, just fill out our online membership form here.  To donate fill out our online form here. 







Jan 2020 Meeting

WGNA membership and board meetings are held the third Thursday of each month from 7 to 9pm.  Meetings are usually held at the Willow Glen Community Center located at 2175 Lincoln Ave, San Jose, CA 95125.  For more information email [email protected]

WGNA's next open house Monthly Meetings will be held on

Thursday 24 October 2019



Willow Community Center
2175 Lincoln Avenue
San Jose, CA 95113

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See the Meeting Agenda for October 2019 here.