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Volunteers Needed for Garden Planting Day
Volunteers are needed on Saturday, May 18 at 9 a.m to plant annuals at the WNA gardens. The annuals are provided by the Des Moines Parks Department. The WNA plants in three sites: 1) Polk and Ingersoll led by WNA Garden Chair Alice Peterson, 2) End caps on Polk led by George Mosley and his team, and 3) 56th Street and Waterbury Circle and the planter at 56th and I-235 under the leadership of John Hallman. Just come on by if you have time to help or contact Alice Peterson at (515) 255-2477 for more information.
Jazz in July Slated for July 13th
WNA and the Waveland Park Neighborhood Association are teaming up for a blowout Jazz in July this summer at scenic Waveland Golf Course. Orquesta Alto Maiz will be the featured group. Hope to see you there!Grand Avenue Bridge Closure - Please Remember Our Businesses!
The Grand Avenue Bridge over Walnut Creek is now closed to all traffic, from 63rd Street east to the railroad tracks. Access to all businesses will be maintained, such as Herndon's, Advance Auto, Pal Joey’s, The Sands Volleyball, McDonald's and the soccer fields. The contractor has begun to remove the existing bridge. This process includes removing the existing concrete bridge deck and sidewalks, excavate the bridge fill material, and break apart the concrete arches. This process is expected to last another couple weeks, dependent upon weather. If you have you have any questions or concerns, please contact project engineer Ben Cole at 283-4176 or
Annual Meeting A Big Success!
The WNA Annual Meeting was held Sunday, April 7th at the Temple B'Nai Jeshurun. Thanks go to our speakers and the large number of residents that were present. We greatly appreciate your support!
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The Waterbury Neighborhood is a residential area of approximately 1100 households in Des Moines, Iowa within the geographical boundaries of I-235 on the north, Polk Boulevard on the east, Grand Avenue on the south, 63rd Street on the west, and also includes the homes with Des Moines addresses nestled between 63rd Street and the natural boundary of Walnut Creek.
The Waterbury Neighborhood Association (WNA) is a neighborhood organization whose purpose is to enhance the quality of life in, maintain the aesthetic appearance of, and promote the historical nature and significance of the Waterbury community.The WNA was formed in 1995 to build community among neighbors and provide an organization that would help residents of the area to work cooperatively on issues of interest and concern to residents.