Tox-Ick Runoff Prevention & Puget Sound Presentation @ Sanislo

Help Sanislo Elementary win $1,000 by Stopping the Tox-Ick Monster this Thursday!

If 50+ community members attend a presentation about Puget Sound this Thursday, then Sustainable West Seattle will award $1,000 toward a native plant education project at the school.

The 45-minute presentation gives an overview of the biggest threat to Puget Sound, polluted runoff, and teaches audience members simple lifestyle choices that can be made to stop the problem. FREE PIZZA will be provided. Stay for the community meeting afterward to discuss a “greenway” proposal to filter street stormwater on 21st and provide sidewalks for safe routes to school. Join us and receive a free native plant!

  • When: Thursday, March 8, 2012, 7:00 to 8:00 pm Presentation, 8:00 to 9:00 pm  Community Meeting
  • Where: Sanislo Elementary, 1812 SW Myrtle Street, Media room.

For information visit tox-ick.org or contact cate@sustainablewestseattle.org

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Delridge Council Seeking Nominations for Unsung Heroes Award

Delridge Neighborhood District Council is hosting the first annual Delridge District Unsung Heroes Awards with a Banquet on April 20th at 6pm.

The Who, What and How:

Nominations are open for anyone who volunteers in the Delridge District. The Delridge District borders are Spokane Street to the North, the Duwamish River to the East, Roxbury to the South and 35th Avenue to the West.

  • Do you have a neighbor who tirelessly serves the neighborhood picking up trash or fixing bicycles? Someone who works with seniors, or organizes for the neighborhood is an example for who would qualify.
  • Any volunteer who serves within the Delridge District is eligible, whether working with an organization or as a neighbor. They must not be doing so in a paid position.

To nominate an Unsung Hero, please review the criteria on the application. It is available as an online form to Apply Online or download a printable version as A Google Document.

The deadline for nominations is March 23rd. The top eight nominees will be invited to the Banquet on April 20th. One Outstanding Unsung Hero will be named at the event. They will be nominated for the following year’s Washington Jefferson Award, a Nobel Prize for public service.

Will you help make this event a success? The Unsung Heroes Planning Committee is still looking for financial support to create this first annual event. To help support the Unsung Heroes Banquet, we need $2,000 for us reach our budget of $2,500.00. Please contact Mike Shilley to become an event sponsor at michael.j.shilley@q.com or by phone at 206-762-7111.

 

Town Hall Meeting with Mayor Mike McGinn @ Youngstown

You are invited to the Mayor’s town hall on Tuesday, March 13, at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center. This town hall is an opportunity to voice your concerns and offer feedback directly to the Mayor Mike McGinn.

From 5:30 to 6:30pm, there will be a community information fair. If you belong to a community group in Delridge or West Seattle, this town hall is also an opportunity to share information about your group with other community members. Please contact Ed.Pottharst@seattle.gov if your group would like to have a table during the fair at the town hall.

Here’s the town hall information:

  • Mayor’s Town Hall
    • Tuesday, March 13th
    • Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, 4408 Delridge Way SW
    • 5:30 to 6:30 pm: Community information fair
    • 6:30 to 6:40 pm: Performance by local artists
    • 6:40 to 8:00 pm: Open Q&A with Mayor McGinn and City staff

Youngstown is located near the Metro Bus Route #120, and #125 bus stops.

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