Whitely Community Council – Committee Goals 2016
Goal 1: Beautification
#1: Whitely’s Year of Color
Fill the Whitely neighborhood with beautiful color through a series of painting, planting, and beautification projects.
Pull the vibrant pastels of the Centennial Place apartments into the rest of the community, and give the neighborhood a distinct (and beautiful) color palette. Paint mailboxes, front doors, fire hydrants, park benches, crosswalks, etc.
#2: Whitely Makeover
Continue to make Whitely better by repairing and beautifying our neighborhood.
Goal 2: Safety
#1: Neighborhood Watch
Establish a neighborhood watch. If possible, we would like to establish multiple neighborhood watches based on the various areas of Whitely.
Goal 3: Education
Throw a reading party or read-a-thon at Longfellow Elementary. Give out books. Get parents involved. Ask parents to sign a pledge to read to their children at bedtime.
#2: Little Free Libraries
Establish additional Little Free Libraries throughout the neighborhood. Publicize their availability. Measure their use. Keep them stocked with good books.
Goal 4: Employment
#1: Office space
Acquire an office space and meeting space for Whitely CC to make it easier for Whitely to meet and get things done.
#2: Connect people to resources
Encourage entrepreneurship and personal business development by connecting people with the training, info, and resources they need.
Goal 5: Event Planning
#1: Fundraising Event
Throw a large fundraising event for WCC that has the potential to be an annual event. Partner with Goal 6 for sponsorships.
#2: Whitely’s Year of Color—Support the work with fun events
Support the work of Goal 1—Beautification and their “Year of Color” by throwing community events like painting parties, flower-planting and gardening events, and more!
Goal 6: Resource Development and Fundraising
#1: Grant Funding for Executive Director
Write a grant to secure funding (full or partial) for a full-time Executive Director for Whitely Community Council.
#2: Event Sponsorships
Get local business sponsorships for the event put on by Goal 5.
#3: Increase revenue from WCC business memberships.
Work to make benefits of membership clear and sell those benefits to local businesses and organizations.
Goal 7: Marketing and Public Relations
#1: Monthly Newsletter
Finish monthly newsletter on time and fill it with excellent content.
#2: Social Media Traffic Increase
Increase traffic on WCC’s facebook page. Create content more regularly.
#3: Publicize Whitely’s Year of Color
Create beautiful example images, signage, flyers, and more to illustrate the big changes that are coming to Whitely during our Year of Color.