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The UWIA Congratulates Virginia Ball

April 14, 2022

Virginia Ball was recognized in March as part of Women’s History Month for her many years of volunteerism and service to Whittier. Ginny, as she is known by her peers, is a Whittier resident and has owned Woodruff Properties for over 50 years. Ginny was selected as a “Distinguished Woman of Achievement” by Senator Bob Archuleta of…

UWIA Social Event Postponed

February 27, 2020

Due to the ever-growing concern over the spread of COVID-19 / coronavirus, the UWIA has decided to postpone the social event scheduled this evening at Whittier College, AJ Villalobos Hall.  Although the UWIA thinks this is an important event to help in the development of the association and the uptown district, it is more important…

Uptown Whittier to Host City’s First Gay Pride Festival

August 14, 2019
Pride flag in Uptown Whittier

In another step towards inclusivity and wider embrace of the city’s diversity, Whittier’s leaders unanimously approved the City’s first gay pride festival. The event, scheduled for September 28 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Central Park, will be largely underwritten by funding and services provided by Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn’s office. The…