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Annual Membership Meeting

Annual Membership Meeting

The Annual Membership meeting of WMAN will be held on Tuesday, January 30th at 7pm via Zoom. To RSVP, click here. The agenda for the meeting includes adoption of revised by-law and election of new directors. Proposed revised by-laws may be viewed here....

Community Barbecue Fundraiser is Smashing Success

Community Barbecue Fundraiser is Smashing Success

WMAN’s first Community Barbecue on October 28 was a wonderful success, drawing more than 200 neighbors to support the organization, learn more about the Mt. Airy EcoLab, and honor the tireless advocate Yvonne Haskins. Attendees dined on delicious food from...

WMAN receives National Parks Service RTCA Grant!

WMAN and our partners are thrilled to share that we’ve received an assistance award from the National Park Service – Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance program (RTCA). This grant of planning assistance will support the community-driven development of an...

Revival of the Mt Airy Arts Alliance and Directory!

Revival of the Mt Airy Arts Alliance and Directory!

 WMAN will put out a call next week for artists: visual artists, musicians, culinary artists, makers, performers, builders, craftspeople-truly anyone who considers themselves an artist-to join/re-join the Arts Alliance and to publish the Arts Directory again.  We aim...

Mt Airy Arts Festival at Allens Lane

Mt Airy Arts Festival at Allens Lane

1st annual Mt Airy Arts Festival 9/9 And we still have space for artists to participate in the Art Market! We want to highlight all the amazing local artists and makers at the Festival. To participate in the Mt. Airy Arts Festival Art Market, artists must reside in...

Young Artists Showcase at Mt Airy Arts Festival

Young Artists Showcase at Mt Airy Arts Festival

As part of the Mt Airy Arts Festival on September 9th, we are holding a Young Artist Showcase (YAS), featuring the artwork of young people across our community.  The YAS will be a juried show, with winners announced and prizes distributed on the day of the festival....

Update on 7078 Lincoln Drive

On Friday, May 12th, WMAN convened an introductory Zoom meeting to discuss the development at 7078 Lincoln Drive with the owner David Mednick, his attorney Mike Philips, and general contractor. The two main issues discussed were remediation of any potential...

Mt Airy Tenants Meet

Mt Airy Tenants Meet

WMAN has been getting calls and emails for the past 18 months from tenants facing incredibly challenging issues in some of the large apartment buildings in our community. In one building heat was off for 5 days, with residents being forced to heat their apartments...

Jr Tree Tenders kicks off with Henry Houston students!

Jr Tree Tenders kicks off with Henry Houston students!

On Friday, May 26th, 27 sixth graders from Henry Houston joined us in the Carpenter Lane eco-space (still working on a formal name, if you have ideas, email Jo!)  Together with 12 community volunteers, including 8 experienced Mt Airy Tree Tenders, these students...

Quiet Clean Philly

Quiet Clean Philly: Phase-out gas-powered leaf blowers Help make Mt Airy a quieter, less polluted, and more environmentally-friendly neighborhood by supporting the transition away from gas-powered leaf blowers. In coalition with groups around the country looking to...