Join WKNAI for Earth Day 2017

West Kessler Native Arbor Initiative (WKNAI), in cooperation with the University of North Texas and the Lewisville Aquatic Ecosystem Research Facility (LAER), has free native trees available for planting on Earth Day. Grown from seeds collected from the Great Trinity Forest, they have been nurtured the last 3 years by

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The Solicitor’s Season

As of January 22, 2014, the Dallas City Council passed an ordinance requiring anyone soliciting within the city limits of Dallas to register with and obtain a solicitor’s permit from the City of Dallas. The only exceptions to this ordinance would be charitable and non-profit organizations. The City of Dallas

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Zoo Day

Zoo Day 2017 is just around the corner! Mr. Griggs and several of his fellow Councilmembers have partnered to invite residents of their districts to enjoy free entry at the Dallas Zoo on Saturday, April 22.  We hope you’ll join us!

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West Kessler Native Arbor Initiative

The West Kessler Neighborhood Association is delighted to announce the introduction of the West Kessler Native Arbor Initiative. Due to the generosity of Bob Ikel and Aaron Schad, we have been given approximately 30 3-year-old trees to distribute on an annual basis, in the Spring. We will have our inaugural

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Got a Bright Idea for a Grant?

Have a way to better our community?  Got a bright idea?  The WKNA Board of Directors is asking for your help.   The Old Oak Cliff Conservation League has opened this year’s grant process and we need your input.  Hit us with your ideas about ways we can better our

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Meeting Minutes for February

The monthly meeting is an opportunity for members of the West Kessler Neighborhood Association to get up to date on the projects, activities, and general information about the neighborhood. Meeting minutes are approved and posted on our website at the following monthly meeting.

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Dallas Budget Survey

The City of Dallas is asking citizens to voice their opinions about several important budget issues, from infrastructure improvements to animal services by completing a quick survey of six questions. The information collected in the survey will be provided to the City Council for their consideration in the budget development

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Meeting Minutes for January

The monthly meeting is an opportunity for members of the West Kessler Neighborhood Association to get up to date on the projects, activities, and general information about the neighborhood. Meeting minutes are approved and posted on our website at the following monthly meeting.

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Bulk Trash Weekend – February 18 & 19

What Goes to the Curb? Tree Limbs (please separate from bulky items) Shrubbery (please separate from bulky items) Bagged Leaves Furniture* Appliances If an appliance has Freon (e.g. a/c unit or refrigerator) it is NOT accepted Carpet Mattresses Other bulky items *If you have bulky items that are in good condition and still functional,

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SkyWarn Storm Spotter Training

The effects of severe weather are felt every year by many Americans. To obtain critical weather information, NOAA’s National Weather Service (NWS), part of the U.S. Department of Commerce, established SKYWARN® with partner organizations. SKYWARN® is a volunteer program with nearly 290,000 trained severe weather spotters. These volunteers help keep

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City of Dallas Community Response Team Training

The City of Dallas Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is offering another round of Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) classes for neighborhoods, community organizations and workplaces starting Feb. 18. The free classes are taught by OEM emergency personnel and cover basic emergency response skills. “Community leaders, particularly those working with

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Happy Winter, Y’all

Happy winter from West Kessler! Be sure to keep up with all the latest events at http://www.westkessler.org/events/ Come Get Social: Facebook  |  Instagram  |  Twitter  |  Beautification Committee  |  Nextdoor  |  Youtube #WeAreWestKessler

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Holiday Progressive Dinner

Throughout the year, the WKNA Social Committee dedicates itself to organizing a full calendar of social events that provide opportunities for neighbors and friends to come together to create the true spirit of community living. It’s the spirit of our community that makes West Kessler not only a desirable place

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Kahn Elementary Angel Tree

Louise Wolff Kahn Elementary School has quite a few angels left on their Angel Tree that represent a less fortunate child in Oak Cliff that would be very appreciative of a bit of generosity. Thursday, December 15 is the date by which all gifts are to be delivered to the

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