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20+ things to know about Westchester/Playa in 2020

As we enter a new decade, we got to thinking about all the great things that make up the Westchester/Playa area. With so much to appreciate about our community, we started compiling a list, but since every month we share what we love about “our small town in a big city” in the pages of the HTN, we decided to reach out to longtime residents, small business owners and Westchester/Playa super fans to learn their go-to spots, favorite hidden gems, tips they share with people new to the area and events and places that can’t be missed. Below are their picks for what everyone should know about Westchester/Playa in 2020!

We hope you learn something new, revisit some old favorites and see some picks you’d put on your own list. If there’s a tip you’d like to share, please email us at westchesterhometown@yahoo.com. Happy New Year!

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Want to get involved? Local groups offer opportunities to give back, enhance community

Westchester Rotary Club volunteers, including President Elect Tori Hettinger, help paint a wall at Safe Place for Youth during last year’s Makeover Project. Joining or participating in a Rotary Club event is just one of the many ways volunteers can donate their time, talent or treasure to enhance the community.

For many of us, the new year creates an opportunity to make plans and goals to accomplish in the next twelve months. For those looking to get more involved in their neighborhood, January is a fresh start to give your time, talent or treasure to the myriad of local groups that are always looking for new, enthusiastic people interested in joining their organizations.

Here is a short list of local groups that can help you accomplish your goal of getting involved and giving back to your neighborhood in 2018: Continue reading