Month: November 2020

  • The Review Newspaper: Winter online edition

    The Review Newspaper: Winter online edition

    The cold, rainy days are upon us; it does make it a bit easier to stay safe at home. So grab some coffee or tea and take a look at the new issue of The Review. We hope you and your loved ones are well and you enjoy the "paper."...

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  • Winter Festival, then and now

    Winter Festival, then and now

    Many of you have enjoyed the PNA’s Winter Festival for as long as you can remember. That’s because it’s PNA’s oldest event—it turns 40 this year! (Although we’re virtual for this one). During those years, only a handful of people have coordinated the event—two are a mother-daughter pair. Ann Bowden held the reins for eight years, beginning in 1986 and she’s still a dedicated volunteer. Three years ago, her daughter, Jessie Hammer, took over as Winter Festival coordinator. What’s it like “passing the torch?” How does it feel to run an event you’ve been a part of since you were a child? What changes have the two of them seen over the years? We invited the two of them to reflect a bit on their experiences with this beloved PhinneyWood event....

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  • PNA seeks an Executive Director

    PNA seeks an Executive Director

    The PNA is excited to announce we’ve begun a search for our next Executive Director. Do you know someone with the vision, passion, and character to be our next leader? The PNA has been a cornerstone of North Seattle over the past 40 years, and this is a wonderful opportunity for a community-oriented, dynamic, and agile leader to guide this organization into the future. Our next Executive Director will be a creative problem solver who can bring out the best in both a spreadsheet and a staff person; a relationship builder with operational savvy and a deep and unwavering commitment to working with a team to build a diverse, equitable and anti-racist organization. Click through to get more details about the position and the full job description, including salary range. Preference given to candidates who apply by December 15....

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  • Neighbors Helping Neighbors: Stacia Hofmann

    Neighbors Helping Neighbors: Stacia Hofmann

    Stacia Hofmann, a small business attorney, is a volunteer at the Greenwood Senior Center's Tech Mentoring Program. Albeit not having a tech or engineering background, Stacia is inspired primarily by her grandmother who was quite tech savvy and has been a mentor since 2017. She found that once seniors learn a new technology's basic behavior and characteristics, they are able to take it and run with it. Lately, she’s been helping seniors over video chat and says, “I learn from them too, like fun hobby or niche apps.” Read more and learn 10 fun facts about Stacia!...

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