The latest WHNA News

StreetFest 2014 is coming up!

Sunday, June 22 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Turner House, 401 North Rosemont Ave.

Winnetka Heights neighbors, come to the lawns of Turner House in a couple of weeks for the annual StreetFest. Enjoy free games and activities for the kids. Plus awesome hamburger and hot dog meals (vegetarian options, too!) will be available for the first 150 residents! This event is exclusively for Winnetka Heights neighbors.

2014-2015 WHNA Officer Nominees Announced

The WHNA Nominating Committee is pleased to announce its slate of nominees for the elected officer positions on the WHNA Board of Directors for 2014-2015.  Each of these individuals has demonstrated a commitment to making Winnetka Heights a better place to live through his or her volunteer efforts both with the association and with other groups dedicated to helping our community.  The names and the respective position of the nominees are as follows:

President:  Michele Colbert

Vice President:  Meredith Stegall

Treasurer:  Patrick Lynch

Secretary-Historian:  Barry Binder

Elections for WHNA officers will be held at our Annual Membership Meeting on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at Turner House, 401 N. Rosemont.

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Night in The Heights Raffle Tickets are on sale now!

Night in The Heights is all set for this Saturday, May 10. Passports are sold out, but you can still purchase raffle tickets and enter to win a variety of fantastic prizes. Only 125 raffle tickets are available, so be sure to buy yours for $20 each tonight during Night in the Heights.

We’re also excited to announce that this year, we’re offering a prize so fabulous, it deserves its own separate raffle! Tickets for this prize cost $40 each.
Check out the raffle packages below.

Dinner and Golfarama

What a perfect day. Enjoy a round of golf at Stevens Park Golf Course, a one-hour golf lesson with Class-A PGA member Troy Denton, plus dinner for two with a wine pairing at Oak Restaurant.

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The Meat Sweats and Pie

This package includes a $200 gift card to Fogo De Chão, a $30 gift card to Oak Cliff’s own Emporium Pies, plus a three-month membership for two at the Verandah Club at the Hilton Anatole. You know, to work off all that meat and pie.

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Dinners and Movies

Fit for a foodie cinephile, this package includes gift certificates to Nova, Pier247, Bolsa and 303 Grill, plus two VIP badges to the upcoming Oak Cliff Film Festival happening June 19-22.

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The Boozy Movie Buff

This fun package comes with a basket of premium spirits, two memberships to Texas Theatre and two movie tickets. Membership benefits include exclusive discounts, invites to special events, and the chance to get coupons for free stuff.

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The Kessler and Wine

Enjoy a basket full of premium wine, two tickets to an event at the Kessler Theater, plus $50 to spend at the bar. This is what we call a typical night in Winnetka Heights.

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Four Seasons Dallas

Take your staycation to the next level with a one-night stay for two in a villa guestroom at the Four Seasons Dallas at Las Colinas. You and a friend will enjoy a breakfast buffet at Café on the Green, plus a $250 gift certificate to spend on dining, spa services, golf or anything else you’d like.

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Enter to win one (or more) of our fantastic Night in The Heights raffle packages buy purchasing them tonight!

Rosewood Bermuda

Finally, for those of you who’ve been longing for a vacation, we’re offering a separate raffle just for you. Enter to win a three-night stay for two at the luxurious Rosewood Tucker’s Point. You and a friend will enjoy breakfast every day, plus unlimited golf with cart and green fees included. This is valid September 5, 2014 through October 3, 2015, excluding May 1, 2015 through September 4, 2015. Airfare is not included. Again, you can purchase tickets for this raffle item tonight during Night in the Heights.

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Volunteers Needed: Winnetka Heights Stormwater Drain Inlet Marking

Saturday, May 10 starting at 9 a.m.
Meet at 121 South Clinton Avenue
Coffee and donuts will be provided

If you‘re concerned with the quality of your drinking water and the health of the Trinity River, do your part by volunteering for a few hours this Saturday!

We’re looking for volunteers to mark 156 stormwater inlets within Winnetka Heights. To support the event, the City of Dallas Stormwater department will supply English/Spanish inlet labels, glue, and an inlet location map broken into 8.5 x11 inch block-level maps with street names and an aerial photo background.

Trinity River water quality and the quality of our drinking water are tied together. Everything dumped into our stormwater inlets including grass clippings, leaves and trash end up as floating debris islands in the Trinity River. Rainwater is the only item that’s legally allowed to go into our storm drains, everything else is illegal – with a hefty fine if caught.

Meet at 9 a.m. this Saturday, May 10 at 121 S. Clinton Ave, where block assignment and supplies will be given. We’ll be finished before noon.

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May Happy Hour with Kings Highway

Friday, May 2 from 6-9 p.m.
PhD,  1300 West Davis

Come satisfy your soul at a joint reggae happy hour this week with our neighbors, the Kings Highway Conservation District.

Wear your tie dye or something tropical (don’t forget to mat your hair into dreadlocks) because the neighbor with the best outfit will win a stash of cash!

We’ll be jammin to the sounds of reggae band, Watusi, and enjoying great food and drinks from PhD. Small Planet eBikes will be there and have bikes for everyone to test drive.

Come stir it up with your neighbors, plus our friends from Kings Highway! Thanks to PhD for hosting. Be sure to like their Facebook page.