The Central West End Association: Connecting Community 

The most important reason to join the CWEA is to support efforts to preserve the best attributes of our community. In addition there are a number of member benefits that help you connect with neighbors, receive updates on issues impacting our community, and participate in events that celebrate our lively, growing neighborhood.

To encourage involvement we offer a variety of membership levels, including monthly and annual subscription programs. You can join by following the links below or by calling us at (314)367-2220.  Please become a member and join the efforts to keep our community strong, beautiful, safe, and prosperous.


Young Friends of the CWE - $5 per month / $60 annual give

A member category just for those 29 and under, this group will focus on social events, digital media projects, and other programs developed by and for the Young Friends of the CWE. 

Benefits include complimentary entry for one to our popular monthly First Friday social hours and CWEA member exclusive offers from local merchants. 


Residential Member Subscription - $10 per month / $120 annual give

Our regular member category allows residents to join the CWEA to enjoy programs and activities that bring neighbors together for social events as well as for information forums on issues that impact our quality of life. In addition the CWEA will work with this group of members to produce multi-generational events and programs that further our focus on connecting community.

Residential member subscriptions start at just $10 per month.  Benefits include complimentary or discounted access to our events, member only offers from local retailers and restaurants, and a variety of member only programs throughout the year.


CWE Stewards - A customized sustaining member category starting at $20 per month

Many residents of the CWE serve as stewards for and supporters of the efforts to preserve the historic integrity of our neighborhood. Their support truly helps protect the special qualities of our community that we value and celebrate. The CWEA will work with Steward Members to produce programs and events that ensure our neighborhood remains a safe, desirable place for people to live, work and visit. 

Benefits include complimentary entry for four to our popular First Friday social hours, CWEA member exclusive offers from local merchants, and two complimentary tickets for our CWEA Annual Awards dinner and discounted tickets for our Celebrate the CWE Annual Gala. 


CWE Patrons - A customized giving category that allows members to dedicate resources to specific and long term CWE initiatives. We can meet with you to determine your giving preferences. 

Many aspects of our community that we value came to be because generous residents provided dedicated funding to make it happen. Projects have included beautification, public art, and neighborhood safety initiatives. The CWEA will work with Patron Members to structure their giving plan and how it will enable specific projects to move forward. 

Benefits include complimentary entry for member and their guests to our popular First Friday social hours, CWEA member exclusive offers from local merchants, four complimentary tickets for our CWEA Annual Awards dinner and two complimentary tickets for our Celebrate the CWE Annual Gala. 


Small Business Member Subscription - A customized giving category

The CWEA can help promote your services, events and special offers to CWE residents and visitors via our website and our frequent communications. Give us a call at (314)367-2220 to talk about a customized member program that suits your company's needs.