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May 2012 Blog Posts (7)

Free home safety review being offered by local firefighters

I help market small businesses and am currently helping a new start-up get going. It was started by a firefighter who realized that most of the fires he was putting out were completely preventable. His idea was to educate homeowners about how to be most prepared in the event of a fire, natural disaster or other emergency. The company, RED, employs off-duty firefighters to walk through homes and give complete safety inspections and help families put together emergency preparedness plans. If…


Added by Tracy Patton on May 24, 2012 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Tom Atlee on DIY "Makers" and Resilient Communities

Thoughtful blog post and great compilation of links from Tom Atlee's "Random Communications from an Evolutionary Edge" blog:



by Tom Atlee

"So we find ourselves…


Added by Christy Lee-Engel on May 22, 2012 at 5:38pm — 2 Comments

Some photos from our Fourth Anniversary celebration

This was a great dinner, film showing and discussion!

Added by Leo Brodie on May 22, 2012 at 9:13am — No Comments

Community Meetings Cancelled

The Seattle Public School is considering moving the Jane Addams K-8 program to another location. Therefore the Master Plan has been placed on hold.

Added by Christine Benita on May 16, 2012 at 2:06pm — No Comments

Come join restoration work Sunday May 6 at Thornton Creek Kingfisher Natural Area

Sunday, May 5, 10-12, access from 104th St and 17th Ave NE.

Event link here:

Added by Assaf Oron on May 5, 2012 at 12:10pm — No Comments

Bring the World to Your Home

EarthCorps, a local non-profit, based in Magnsuon Park, is still seeking two North end host families/individuals for their International participants who arrive at the end of May.  EarthCorps restores local parks, streams and green spaces in and around Seattle.  EarthCorps international members are post college young adults seeking additional training in practical restoration practices, leadership and community organizing to build their professional resumes.  They speak English well and are…


Added by Su Thieda on May 3, 2012 at 3:51pm — No Comments

Creating Rain Gardens

Join the author of Creating Rain Gardens at South Seattle Community College this Friday evening, May 4th, 7:00 p.m. SSCC’s Landscape Horticulture and Continuing Education program is sponsoring a free presentation aimed at the do-it-yourselfer, called “Creating Rain Gardens: Capturing the Rain for Your Own…


Added by David Hymel on May 1, 2012 at 11:19am — No Comments

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