News & Announcements

  • Many new faces at PNA!

    Many new faces at PNA!

    We're growing here at the PNA and we're excited to welcome a bunch of new folks into the PNA community over the past couple of months. Meet our new team members! ...

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  • A fond farewell to Board President Veronica Iocco

    A fond farewell to Board President Veronica Iocco

    We are sad to announce that PNA Board President Veronica Iocco has moved away from Seattle and has resigned from the Board. We will miss Veronica’s compassionate leadership and dedication to the PNA. Gabe Murphy, former Vice President, has taken the reins as President, and Helen Wattley-Ames was voted in as Vice President. Veronica shares some parting words in a letter to the community. ...

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  • Survey: Choose new animals for PhinneyWood holiday lights

    Survey: Choose new animals for PhinneyWood holiday lights

    New holiday lights are coming! After PNA received a Neighborhood Matching Grant from the City, the Holiday Lights Committee wants your opinion on the new animal choices to brighten the windows of our business corridor this winter. If you live or work in PhinneyWood, please take two minutes to vote and share your thoughts. ...

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  • Calling artists and makers for Winter Festival!

    Calling artists and makers for Winter Festival!

    We're excited to share that the 41st annual Winter Festival & Crafts Fair will happen in person on December 4 and 5, 2021! After our virtual fair last year, we can't wait to welcome fabulous local artists and makers and our devoted shoppers back into our buildings for the holiday experience we all love.  Right now, we're calling on all PNW artists, makers, and crafters to apply to be a part of the festivities and sell their work: art, pottery, ceramics, glass, jewelry, clothing, accessories, stationery, bath and body goods, gourmet edibles and drinkables, toys, and anything else handmade! Applications are due Sunday, August 15....

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  • Greenwood Senior Center to serve as cooling center

    Greenwood Senior Center to serve as cooling center

    Temperature records are breaking and it's tough to stay cool and safe in the heat! Our Greenwood Senior Center will serve as one of the City’s Cooling Centers, where (masked) people can come to our air-conditioned Greenwood Room to cool off. Hours are Monday-Friday, 9:30 am-4 pm. Please call ahead at 206.297.0875....

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  • PNA receives City grant to recreate holiday lighting

    PNA receives City grant to recreate holiday lighting

    A new, fun, lighted holiday season is upon us in 2021! The PNA just received a Neighborhood Matching Grant from the City to create a new holiday lighting tradition for the neighborhood! Learn more about the grant, the lights committee, the vision, and the process for getting our new decorations up in the neighborhood this winter. ...

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  • Goodbye to Lori, Whittier Kids Assistant Director. Hello to…?

    Goodbye to Lori, Whittier Kids Assistant Director. Hello to…?

    In 2010, Lori Engdahl joined the PNA family. She started as the Registrar for PNA Kids! Since then, she took on the role of Whittier Kids’ Assistant Director of Administration where she has continued to warmly welcome new families into the program and neighborhood to help them become more connected to their school and community. In addition to being an incredible asset to the Whitter Kids program, she also helped grow her family business, Lantern Brewing. The time has come for her to turn her attention fully to her family and the brewery and trust the magic of new beginnings, and we are looking for someone to fill her shoes. ...

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  • Rainbow Hop wrap up!

    Rainbow Hop wrap up!

    In spite of some showers that washed away some gorgeous chalk messaging, Rainbow Hop 2021 was a huge success for the community. A record 46 businesses participated by decorating their windows and storefronts to show that the neighborhood is emblematic of pride, equity, and empowerment of our LGBTQIA+ communities. Twenty-eight sponsors also pitched in to help decorate and to support the QSA Club at Robert Eagle Staff and Whitman Pride Club. Go to "read more" for links to the sponsor list, photo album, and info about a fun coloring contest this month. ...

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  • Love working with kids? Join the Whitter Kids Team!

    Love working with kids? Join the Whitter Kids Team!

    Our Whittier Kids program is on the lookout for our next Associate Director and a Lead Teacher. Whittier Kids is a PNA's kids' program, offering before- and after-school licensed childcare, preschool, and summer camps, on-site at Whittier Elementary. Come join our fantastic team of folks who are dedicated to the positive development of children, creativity, and fun! ...

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  • The summer Review is here!

    The summer Review is here!

    If you're a Phinney-Greenwood resident or a PNA member, watch your mail in the coming week for The Review newspaper. If you're not, you can read it online or pick it up at the Phinney Center. In this issue, read about 'pandemic pets' of PhinneyWood, find the sweetest treats in the neighborhood, meet a famous Phinney kayaker and some veterinary volunteers, and get the latest on events, activities, and PNA programs. ...

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