About Us

The Westside Improvement Association, Inc., is a nonprofit organization [501(c)(3)] which exists solely to act for the betterment of the west side of Vanderburgh County. Incorporated March 6, 1978, by the state of Indiana, Shirley James began efforts to improve the Westside of Evansville with faithful board members by her side. See Shirley's story: Remembering Shirley James 


The Westside Improvement Association (WIA) continues today with several on-going improvement projects as well as many smaller projects for everyone to enjoy.  WIA holds four General Membership and eight Board of Directors meetings yearly.

To see the schedule of Board Meetings and General Membership Meetings, see our "Meetings" page with all details here: WIA Meetings.

See meeting details here: Annual Schedule of Meetings