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My Green Lake is now a part of EveryBlock Seattle

Hello My Green Lake readers, May 2012 marks our three-year anniversary here on mygreenlake.com. Since the beginning, this site has been built using your contributions. Thank you for your story ideas, event information, neighborhood news, photographs and thoughtful discussion. We have some big news: Starting today, mygreenlake.com is closed. The conversation is moving to EveryBlock Seattle, a website that allows you to follow neighborhood news down to the block level and connect with your neighbors. Many of the stories you have seen on mygreenlake.com over the past three years have included information culled from EveryBlock. The site provides location-based data:…

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Green Lake Community Council meets Wednesday

The Green Lake Community Council meets on Wednesday, May 9, 2012, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., at The Hearthstone (6720 East Green Lake Way N). All are welcome. The agenda includes: 1)  The latest updates since construction has begun on the Green Lake Village project, formerly known as the VitaMilk project or the Big Hole in The Ground 2)  Update in the lease renewal at Green Lake Pitch and Putt 3)  Milk Carton Derby at Green Lake July 14 4)  Big Leaf Maple Tree Memorial Bench Campaign  5)  Community Council Board Nominations 6)  Potential RPZ (Residential Parking Zone) and other parking concerns in the Green Lake neighborhood 7) …

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Green Lake-based business networking group to host free lunch

Creative Alliance for Growth, a local BNI Chapter that meets weekly in Green Lake, is looking for new members. The business networking group meets on Wednesdays, 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m., at The Hearthstone (6720 East Green Lake Way N). Members share information and referrals. Only one person from each professional specialty is accepted into each BNI chapter. Once a representative of a profession has joined, his or her competition is locked out from joining as well. Creative Alliance for Growth is currently accepting applications from several types of business owners. Specifically, the chapter is looking for a commercial Realtor, a CPA, a dentist, an event planner, a florist, a house cleaner, a…

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Green Lake Community Council meets tomorrow

The Green Lake Community Council (GLCC) meets tomorrow (Wednesday, March 14, 2012), 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., at The Hearthstone (6720 East Green Lake Way N). All are welcome. The agenda includes: Introduction of GLCC’s newest board members, Garet Peter and Ellen Hewitt. Upcoming GLCC Board elections and how you can participate. Seattle’s reLeaf program and the opportunity to be a Seattle Tree Ambassador: Resurfacing of NE Ravenna Blvd. The latest on the new Stadium Lighting and Sound Project at Bishop Blanchet High School. Senior Discussion Group at the Green Lake Library. An update on the real estate market in Green Lake and nearby neighborhoods. Progress on…

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Space for Green Lake families in upcoming PEPS Newborn groups

Dana Guy of PEPS – Program for Early Parent Support asked us to share the news that there is space for Green Lake families in upcoming PEPS Newborn groups: New Baby? Join PEPS! Space is available for new families in upcoming PEPS Newborn Groups in Green Lake. PEPS Groups help new parents share the parenting adventure and get the support they need from other new families in their neighborhood. At a PEPS Newborn group, new parents meet, share, and learn in volunteer-facilitated sessions. Each meeting includes time for sharing parenting highs and lows, followed by a discussion of a topic related to the joys…

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