Thursday, September 29, 2016

Category Archives: Seattleites

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Election Day is November 8th. Rock the Vote!
Many of us have thought, “does my ONE vote even count?” We’ve thought it too. Then maybe we didn’t vote, sidestepped political discussion, or didn’t read up on who is being elected in our city, state, or country. This year, you’ve most likely been inundated with election news whether you like it or not. It’s nearly impossible to avoid. This is a bipartisan request: vote. Be informed. Read the issues. Know your impact in choosing the political leaders of our country. Register to vote today. (more…)
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We Heart: Stylist & Balayage Pro, Sami Knowles 
SAMI KNOWLES 26 | Eastlake  Hometown: Kent, WA Occupation: Stylist at Stan Parente Salon (more…)
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Do Good: Sam Bouch’s New Campaign with charity: water, Honoring Her Daughter’s Legacy
“We believe in a world where every single person has clean and safe water”—charity: water charity: water, the nonprofit with the singular mission to bring clean and safe drinking water to the 663 million people who lack access to life’s most basic need. One of the most impactful stories to come from charity: water’s 10 years of fighting the global water crisis is the incredible story of Seattle local Rachel Beckwith, who launched a charity: water birthday campaign for her ninth birthday. She came just short of reaching her fundraising goal and a few months later, died tragically in a car accident. Her friends and family remembered her giving spirit and began (more…)
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Flags, Fireworks & Family Fun: 12 Ways to Celebrate 4th of July Around Washington
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Pike Place MarketFront Expansion Update
PROJECT OVERVIEW For the first time in 40 years, our beloved Pike Place Market is growing with the “MarketFront,” which should be ready for the public in spring 2017 The Market-centric expansion will reclaim an underutilized surface parking lot on Western Avenue, and create a dynamic public plaza with views of Puget Sound and Olympic Mountains, table space for farmers, craftspeople and artisan purveyors, retail space, low-income housing, a neighborhood center and parking. (more…)
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5 Ideas to Celebrate Mother’s Day with your Mom (it’s May 8th!)
Mother’s Day is a little less than three weeks away so it’s time to start planning what you’re going to do for the irreplaceable special lady in your life. There are definitely gifts you can get her (gift guide coming soon), brunches, and dinners to take her to, but how about spending some quality time with mom? If she’s in the Seattle area, here are some fun ideas she might love. (more…)
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Do Good: Seattle Works is melting the ‘Seattle Freeze’ through Volunteerism
Making volunteering fun and accessible for Seattleites. Seattle is booming. Census data shows that Seattle is one of the fastest growing major American cities with a high concentration of young adults. Millennials make up 1/3 of our population. What will Seattle look like if we don’t value community engagement and volunteerism in this time of growth? How do we get millennials involved in building a thriving community of actively engaged individuals? This is where Seattle Works comes in. (more…)
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NARAL Pro-Choice Washington’s Chocolate for Choice Spring Fundraiser and Tasting Exhibition
Come celebrate women’s right to choose with a cavalcade of chocolate! Every year, the Puget Sound region’s best chocolatiers and bakers create delicious confections for NARAL Pro-Choice Washington supporters to sample, while a panel of celebrity judges including Stranger restaurant critic Angela Garbes, KEXP DJ Riz Rollins, and Seattle Times columnist Nicole Brodeur choose the best of the best in local chocolates, pastries, and baked goods. (more…)
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