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NEWS

Made in Tucson Market

DEC 1, 2019, 10am to 5pm
311 E 7th St
Tucson, AZ

»more info at Made in Tucson Market website
The mission of the Made in Tucson Market is to support the Tucson artist community by creating a space for folks to meet local artists, learn about their processes, and have an opportunity to purchase their work. All artists included in the Market must be Tucson residents and make their goods locally. The Market will be inclusive, showcasing a variety of people who make their goods here in the Old Pueblo.

City of Tucson E-Scooters Pilot Program

E-scooters are being deployed in Tucson as of Sept 12, 2019. Many will be in our part of town and we will start seeing them on our neighborhood streets fairly quickly. This is a pilot program with two operators: Bird and Razor. Each operator may launch and operate up to 500 scooters (1,000 total), and can launch an additional 250 scooters in “opportunity zones” – characterized by a high percentage of low-income households without access to a motor vehicle.

»More information about the Bird and Razor program, rules of use, how to rent, etc.

Next WUNA Board Meeting

Thursday, NOV 7, 2019, 6:30-8pm
Trinity Church
Fellowship Hall
400 E University Boulevard

Directions
Coming from the North:
Access the building through the east side wooden doors. Fellowship Hall is the first room on the left.
From the South:
There is a church parking lot and a south entrance that goes directly into Fellowship Hall. Enter from Hoff Ave just east of 4th Ave off 4th Street. Go north and you will see a small parking lot. A ramp leads up to glass doors. These doors go right into Fellowship Hall.

All are welcome!

»More about WUNA meetings and see minutes

So Many New Trees For WU! What a ‘Tree-Mendous’ Success!

On Saturday, February 16, we exceeded our goal of 80 trees and planted 101 new trees with the help of Trees for Tucson. Most of the trees went in the right-of-way in front of our homes, but many neighbors also chose to buy trees for their yards. We started the morning by planting five new Pistache trees along the western edge of Catalina Park, pictured above.
WUNA tree planting Feb 2019
Neighbors gather to help plant new trees

City Airs “Quality of Life” Plan for De Anza Park

About 60 people, a full house with many of them from West University homes and businesses and City offices, crowded into Trinity Church on August 9, 2018, to hear about a new police plan to combat homelessness and crime at our neighborhood’s two parks. Top police officers, from Chief Chris Magnus to Lt. Jen Turner and four others, spoke passionately about the huge difficulties in policing homeless people living in De Anza…
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Call for Good Contractor References: Preferred Provider List Update!

It has been a couple of years since we updated the Preferred Provider List, which is a very useful benefit of WUNA membership.

Most of us have historic or at least older homes and fixing them requires a knowledge of older systems and finishes. Some trades people enjoy the challenge, others hate dealing with our complex issues – and others pretend they know how and make things worse.

That is why it is important that we share with each other the names of people who have worked for us and done a great job!

So if you have had a good experience with someone who has worked on your historic home recently, please email Carolyn the name and contact information. This will only take you a minute but can save your neighbors much gnashing of teeth and pulling of hair. Consider it your first good deed for 2018!