News & Announcements

  • Winners of the Northwest Fine Arts Competition

    Winners of the Northwest Fine Arts Competition

    Please join us on Friday, March 9, 7-9 pm to congratulate the winners of the 2018 PNA Northwest Fine Arts Competition. The competition invited local artists working in 2D media to share their work with our community. Jurors selected the works of 23 artists, which will be shown in the Phinney Center Gallery from March 7- April 6. The Jurors Choice Award went to Sarah Banks. At the opening, meet the artists, enjoy refreshments, and vote for your favorite piece for the People's Choice Award. ...

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  • March 2018 Newsletter

    March 2018 Newsletter

    See what's going on at the PNA this month: events, classes, news, announcements.......

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  • Business Spotlight: Sound Seismic

    Business Spotlight: Sound Seismic

    Sound Seismic was born as an idea in the heart of Phinney. Leif Jackson and his brother Erik were working for a contractor, and Erik was assigned to work on an earthquake retrofit project. Erik went to one of Roger Faris’ Earthquake Home Retrofit classes at the PNA, and the class completely changed his view […]...

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  • Business Spotlight: Strategic Living

    Business Spotlight: Strategic Living

    Joanne Factor teaches Self-Defense 101 for Women, a 6-week progressive skill-building class that helps students learn how to set boundaries, identify red flags in others’ behavior, and defend themselves physically if needed. Joanne has 25 years of Karate training with Feminist Karate Union, where she began to learn not only physical fighting skills but also […]...

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  • Business Spotlight: Signal Services

    Business Spotlight: Signal Services

    Signal Services installs and monitors a wide range of life safety and security systems, including fire alarms, panic alarms, commercial video, residential burglar alarms, and access control systems. They work with a wide spectrum of clients from homeowners to businesses to large institutions. The company was founded by Ben’s dad, David Yawitz, nearly 30 years […]...

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  • Business Spotlight: The Bear Services LLC

    Business Spotlight: The Bear Services LLC

    by Alex Gramps Barry Kenney started The Bear Services, which is named for his college nickname, when he noticed how many seniors in the area were needing help preserving their assets. Barry had become the de facto eulogizer, slide show maker and preserver of memories for his own family, and he realized he could do […]...

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  • Mental health affects us all

    Mental health affects us all

    One in 5 Americans experience a mental health issue each year. So, last summer, PNA started offering Mental Health First Aid classes, in addition to our regular first aid and CPR classes, and we have two sessions coming up this March. Mental Health First Aid Training is for anyone who may encounter someone in or near a crisis in their work or home life (which is basically all of us!). This class is a great resource and skill-builder for parents, family members, managers, HR professionals, anyone in a helping field. ...

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  • February 2018 Newsletter

    February 2018 Newsletter

    See what's going on at the PNA this month: events, classes, news, announcements.......

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  • The Year in Review (and Trivia)

    The Year in Review (and Trivia)

    Saturday morning, about a hundred folks got up early to make their way to the Phinney Center Community Hall to enjoy Bill’s homemade pancakes, sip mimosas, look back on PNA’s year, and elect the 2018 Board of Directors at our Annual Meeting. Alex, our snappy Membership Manager, decided to make our 2017 retrospective an audience participation game show with some (not-so-trivial) PNA trivia. Didn't make it? You can still test your PNA smarts!...

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  • A Week of Gathering

    A Week of Gathering

    by Cecile Andrews, community member, guest writer ... What an incredible week! The week of January 21-January 28 was amazing. I was so proud of our community! First it was a workshop I went to on the day after the big women’s march. ...

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