2015 Rainier Valley Summer Workshop Series for Small Business

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The Rainier Valley Community Development Fund, along with the Rainier Chamber of Commerce and the City of Seattle’s Community Cornerstones project,  are sponsoring a series of two hour workshops for small businesses in the Rainier Valley area throughout the summer. The workshops will focus on best practices in the areas of social media, financing, marketing and negotiations. The first, on Social Media Marketing, will take place from 6:00- 8:00pm tonight at the Rainier Beach Community Center. Continue reading 2015 Rainier Valley Summer Workshop Series for Small Business

Articles of Faith: Ending Discrimination in the Boy Scouts of America Begins with Seattle

 by Anonymous

On May 21st Dr. Robert Gates, the president of the Boy Scouts of America and former secretary of defense announced that the Boy Scouts of America will not punish local boy scout councils who allow openly gay men and women to serve as volunteers and employees. Continue reading Articles of Faith: Ending Discrimination in the Boy Scouts of America Begins with Seattle

ONE (NON) SPECIAL SESSION COMPLETED; ONE TO GO

by John Stafford

The First Special Session

After failing to complete its business in the 105-day Regular Session, the Washington State Legislature was reconvened for a 30-day Special Session.  There were four primary goals:  to pass operating, transportation, and capital budgets; and to determine whether or not to utilize new taxes to finance the operating budget. Continue reading ONE (NON) SPECIAL SESSION COMPLETED; ONE TO GO

This Weekend In South Seattle: Beacon Hill Festival, Collaboratory Open House and SDOT Safety Meetings

Events this weekend in the South Seattle area

Friday, June 5th

Movies: Opening of Far From the Maddening CrowdDetails: This is the story of independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene, who attracts three very different suitors; Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer, captivated by her fetching willfulness; Frank Troy, a handsome and reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood, a prosperous and mature bachelor. This timeless story of Bathsheba’s choices and passions explores the nature of relationships and love- as well as the human ability to overcome hardships through resilience and perseverance.Showings: 4:50pm, 7:45pm –Where: 4816 Rainier Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98118 – More Info: http://www.arklodgecinemas.com Continue reading This Weekend In South Seattle: Beacon Hill Festival, Collaboratory Open House and SDOT Safety Meetings

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