ePost August 09, 2022

ePost August 09, 2022

Weekly ePost – 09 August 2022


09 August 2022

WSWCA’s weekly electronic newsletter

Join the Special Board Meeting TONIGHT at 7 pm

The board is holding a meeting in August at the recommendation of the ZONING COMMITTEE to vote on the projects presented at the July 26th zoning committee meeting.

The community is welcomed to attend this zoom meeting. This is not a regular board meeting. We will not be giving committee reports.

Click here for Zoom Link

Meeting ID: 918 4711 8602

Passcode: WSWCA



Support McCall School

McCall School, the public K-8 school serving Wash West, could use your support as they head back to school at the end of the month. Wish Lists are a great way to ensure that your money is going directly to the needs of teachers and students! Whether you buy a book or clear a classroom’s entire list, your support will have a big impact. 

Wish Lists for McCall School enrichment and classroom teachers can be found on the website.


Center City District (CCD) Survey

Every year CCD surveys a diverse cross-section of people who work, live, shop, dine and visit the many attractions downtown to measure how successful their efforts are. Share your thoughts and enter to win $250 in restaurant gift cards. Complete the survey here. 

New Health Dept Website for Families

The Philadelphia Division of Maternal, Child, and Family Health is excited to share that they have launched a new website: This is a hub for programs and resources for Philadelphia families and parents. You can find content and resources organized by milestones (such as pregnancy and infancy) and subject area (such as safe sleep, infant feeding, and the Doula Support Program). 

Join 1000+ Philadelphians who have gone solar!

Join Solarize Philly, City’s solar initiative, to go solar at your home or business. Solarize Philly is a citywide program managed by the Philadelphia Energy Authority (PEA). Since the program’s launch in 2017, Solarize Philly has helped 1000+ property owners go solar. PEA has selected high-quality installers and equipment, negotiated discounted prices, and put in place consumer protections to help Philly grow its solar market. With Solarize Philly, property owners can go solar at $0 upfront cost through the leasing option OR own the solar system by paying cash or financing. Learn more and sign up for a free solar consultation of your property at

Work for the City

Did you know that the City of Philadelphia has a job’s posting board that has over 160 opportunities open to the public? The job diversity is astounding and your dream job may be on the list. Check it out here. 

See something, say something

It’s so easy to report graffiti, overflowing trash cans, potholes and more using the City’s free 311 app. No need to sit on the phone waiting. Snap a pic, add a note and upload with address. Visit the App Store and Google Play to download the app. The City has stepped up their response times and it’s a game changer! Help keep our community clean by reporting issues.


Ready to learn something new?

The Free Library of Philadelphia has you covered! With your library card you get free access to LinkedIn Learning (formerly Learn business, creative, and technology skills to achieve your personal and professional goals. Grab your library card and Click here to get started.


Want a free street tree?

The Wash West Tree Tenders want to help you add to our neighborhood tree canopy. We work with PHS to plant bare-root trees bi-annually and we are planning for the next planting now. 

Click here to read more and apply for your street tree!

Free at-home COVID-19 tests

Did you hear that the number of tests available has been increased? The United States Postal Service is offering each household 8 free individual home COVID-19 tests. Visit their website to order yours.


Seger Park’s Woofstock

Happening every Tuesday through September from 5:30-7:30 PM. Join the Friends of Seger Dog Park for live music. Bring your dog and enjoy beers & bevies in the dog park. Or bring a picnic blanket and enjoy a family outing in the non-dog park side of the park. Ice cream and beer vendors will be on site. 

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Washington Square West Civic Association

214 S. 11th St,

Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 346-6411 (voicemail only)

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