Neighborhood News Blog

Mayor Announces $464,000 in Matching Funds for Neighborhood Projects
Mayor Murray has announced the 24 community groups receiving matching funds to support neighborhood-initiated projects across the city. Totaling $464,823, the Neighborhood Matching Fund awards will fund a variety of physical improvements, cultural festivals, and events. “These awards recognize the dedication and hard work of community members working together to improve their neighborhood,” said Mayor […]
Join the Rainier Beach Neighborhood and The Mission Continues this Saturday for a Community Clean-up
Join the Rainier Beach neighborhood and their newest partner, The Mission Continues veteran’s service organization, to clean up fall leaves and litter and spruce up the Beach! The event is this Saturday, November 21 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Mapes Creek Walkway Plaza (S. Henderson across the street from Rainier Beach High School). […]
Orca K-8 School Celebrates its Renovation on November 20
Join the families and friends of Orca K-8 as they celebrate the grand opening of their renovated playground. Located between S. Dawson and S. Bennet Street at 45th Street, the event will occur on November 20 at 4 p.m. There will be a short ceremony, snacks and activities around the newly rejuvenated playground and field […]
Six Quick Tips To Make Your Event More inclusive
PACE (People’s Academy for Community Engagement) hosted a seminar last week on how to make events and meetings more inclusive for everyone. Known as Universal Design, Deborah Witmer of the Seattle Commission for People with Disabilities and Jess Chow from the City talked to a standing room only crowd. Here are a few quick tips […]