January 26th, 2015 by Doree
The annual PNA Wine Taste is from 7:30-10 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Phinney Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N. Admission gets you your choice of 10 tastes of wine, appetizers and live music by One Planet Jazz. The wine store also will be open for you to purchase bottles to take home.
Tickets are $25 for PNA members, $30 general public, and $10 for designated drivers.
Confirmed wineries as of Jan. 26:
- Airfield Estates
- Avennia Wine
- Cooper Wine Company
- Crucible Wines
- Domanico Cellars
- Eight Bells Winery
- Elevation Cellars
- Falling Rain Wines
- Nota Bene Cellars
- Parejas Cellars
- Two Mountain Winery
Tags: fundraising, Phinney Center, Phinney Neighborhood Association, PNA Wine Taste, wine
October 8th, 2014 by Doree
The annual Phabulous PhinneyWood Pig Out is today (Wednesday), raising money for the Phinney Neighborhood Association’s Hot Meal Program. Dine at any of the 33 neighborhood restaurants, pubs or coffee shops any time today, and a portion of the sales will be donated to the program. Grab a coffee and pastry for breakfast, have lunch with your co-workers, then take the family out for dinner.
Participating businesses will have a colorful whirligig sign outside. And you can check the full list here.
If you’re not able to eat out today but still want to support the Hot Meal Program, you can send a check to the PNA, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., 98103.
Tags: Food & Drink, fundraising, Hot Meal Program, Phabulous Phinneywood Pig Out, Phinney Neighborhood Association, PNA
October 2nd, 2014 by Doree
The annual Phabulous PhinneyWood Pig Out is coming up next Wednesday, Oct. 8. Dine at any of the 33 neighborhood restaurants, pubs or coffee shops any time that day, and a portion of the sales will be donated to the Phinney Neighborhood Association’s Hot Meal Program. Participating businesses will have a colorful whirligig sign outside. And you can check the full list here.
If you’re not able to eat out that day but still want to support the Hot Meal Program, you can send a check to the PNA, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., 98103.
Tags: Food & Drink, food and drink, fundraising, Hot Meal Program, Phinney Neighborhood Association, PNA
September 25th, 2014 by Doree
The Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., is beginning a new capital campaign, this time aimed at accessibility in the Brick Building, which doesn’t have an elevator.
The campaign’s kickoff is from 6-8 p.m. next Wednesday, Oct. 1, in the Brick Building’s Community Hall, with refreshments, a building tour, and more information about the renovations planned. Please RSVP to Amy Besunder, PNA development director, at email@example.com so they can plan enough food and drink.
Tags: fundraising, Phinney Neighborhood Association, PNA
September 10th, 2014 by Doree
Two important events are coming up for the Phinney Neighborhood Association, 6532 Phinney Ave. N.
First up is the third annual Power of Community Fundraising Breakfast to support the PNA’s senior programs, from 7-8:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, at the Greenwood Senior Center, 525 N. 85th St. The keynote address, “Tilting at Windmills: Changing Aging in the 21st Century,” is by Kavan Peterson, co-founder of the pro-aging multi-blog network ChangingAging.org. You can register for the breakfast online. Attending the event is free, but participants are encouraged to donate at least $50. And if you aren’t able to attend the breakfast but would still like to contribute, click here.
Then, on Oct. 1, the PNA will host a kickoff party for the next phase of its Capital Campaign, which will upgrade the Brick Building. The building was built in 1917 and is not ADA accessible and does not have an elevator. Join the kickoff party from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 1, in Community Hall of the Brick Building. Take a tour of the building and learn more about the renovations. Light refreshments will be provided. RSVP to Amy Besunder, Development Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tags: fundraising, Phinney Center, Phinney Neighborhood Association
August 21st, 2014 by Doree
Every Aug. 26, Naked City Brewery & Taphouse, 8564 Greenwood Ave. N., hosts a benefit for 826 Seattle, Greenwood’s nonprofit tutoring and writing center just down the street at 8414 Greenwood Ave. N. Next Tuesday’s event begins at 8 p.m. with a special Naked Sessions acoustic concert by Eric Anderson from Cataldo. Tickets are $10 through Brown Paper Tickets.
All proceeds from concert tickets, plus the whole day’s proceeds from every pint sold of 826 Luminosity (a special ale from Head Brewer Don Web) will go directly to benefit 826 Seattle’s programs.
826 Seattle is a nonprofit writing and tutoring center dedicated to helping youth, ages six to 18, improve their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. Our services are structured around our belief that great leaps in learning can happen with one-on-one attention and that strong writing skills are fundamental to future success.
Tags: 826 Seattle, fundraising, Naked City Brewery
August 11th, 2014 by Doree
The ninth annual Gumshoe 5K Walk, a fundraising scavenger hunt through Phinney Ridge and Greenwood that ended on Sunday, raised a record $5,620.95 to be split between three neighborhood nonprofits: Greenwood Food Bank, Greenwood Senior Center and Greenwood Elementary School PTA.
A Gumshoer uses a magnifying glass to decipher a clue. Photo courtesy of the Gumshoe.
Check out the Gumshoe website for a full list of all prize winners.
Tags: fundraising, Greenwood Elementary School PTA, Greenwood Food Bank, greenwood senior center, Gumshoe 5K Walk
July 28th, 2014 by Doree
The community has raised the $5,000 needed to paint and maintain the new mural on the North 63rd Street/Aurora Avenue underpass, according to organizer/volunteer Mike Veitenhans. Volunteers painted the mural over the past two weekends. Now all that’s left is to apply the anti-graffiti coating.
Volunteers painting the mural. Photo by Pamela Jaynes.
A neighborhood celebration will be from 6-7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, in the grassy area next to the mural, across from Green Lake. Food and beverages provided.
Note: Neighborhood fundraising tours scheduled for Aug. 2 and 16 and Sept. 6 have been canceled since the fundraising goal has been met.
Tags: fundraising, murals, North 63rd Street mural
July 24th, 2014 by Doree
Razzi’s Pizzeria in Greenwood, Barking Dog Alehouse in Phinney/Ballard and 16 other restaurants around the city are participating in Tuesday evening’s fifth annual “Spoke & Food” event. The idea is for patrons to bike to and from a participating restaurant from 5-10 p.m. Tuesday. But even if you don’t bike, each restaurant has agreed to donate 20 percent of all proceeds to Seattle’s Outdoors for All Foundation.
Last year’s event raised more than $6,000. Spoke & Food chooses a different nonprofit each year.
See the website for a list of all participating restaurants.
Tags: fundraising, Outdoors for All Foundation, Spoke & Food