Denney Whitford / Raleigh West NEIGHBORHOOD

Graphic logo Denney Whitford / Raleigh West NAC.

COVID-19 Notice: The City is suspending in-person attendance by the public for NAC meetings to better protect the health and safety of the community. 

  • Next Scheduled Meeting: June 11, 7:00 PM. This meeting will be held virtually, please check back one week before the meeting for the agenda and links to participate.
  • Annual Elections (Board Members, Chair, Vice-Chair, Recorder, Treasurer, and BCCI representative) held in October.

Resources

Leadership

Current Volunteer Opportunities

  • Denney Whitford / Raleigh West needs more voting board members. Please join us and consider opportunities to volunteer in your own neighborhood. Learn more!

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available before meetings.
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Minutes are available following approval.
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Our Story

  • Culture Week at McKay Elementary School
    Denney Whitford Raleigh West NAC members assisted with McKay Elementary School’s Culture Week by providing materials for the students’ arts and crafts activities, and music sessions. In addition, neighbors volunteered at events to assist teachers and take photographs.

Join us!

Bring your community-building ideas to our next meeting. Funds for projects are available through the Neighborhood Matching Grant Program.

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About the Denney Whitford / Raleigh West NAC

Welcome to the Denney Whitford / Raleigh West Neighborhood Association Committee (NAC). We meet monthly to discuss ideas and issues and work on projects to improve our neighborhood. Anyone that lives, owns property (including a business), or represents a nonprofit organization within the neighborhood boundaries is a member. Please join us.

The NAC meeting is the designated forum for committee participants to share ideas and community news with neighbors. It is also an opportunity to meet with city officials on various issues throughout the year.

History

Historic black and white photo of Raleigh Hills School class from 1912.

Raleigh Hills School 1912 “The name Raleigh was derived from an old-time resident of the neighborhood, Raleigh Robinson. The place was on Scholls Ferry Road at a point about a mile southwest of the Hillsdale-Beaverton Highway Crossing, and just northeast of the Portland Golf Club” (McArthur, 1992).

Reference

McArthur L. L. (1992). Oregon Geographic Names, Sixth Edition. Oregon Historical Society Press: Portland Oregon.

For more info visit Beaverton history and the online historical photo gallery.