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Community news roundup

November 8th, 2010 · Comments

Here are a bunch of community news tidbits:

The Wing Dome, including the location at 7818 Greenwood Ave. N., will donate two cents to NW Harvest for every wing purchased during November and December. Their goal is to reach 400,000 wings. That would be $8,000 for NW Harvest.

The Olive and Grape at 8516 Greenwood Ave. N. will have twice-weekly $20 prix fixe dinners, starting Nov. 9. Tuesdays will be Turkish and Wednesdays will be Italian. Kids also eat free from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.

In the Red Wine Bar and Café at 6510 Phinney Ave. N. is cutting its early morning hours and will now open at 11 a.m. daily. The wine bar is also renovating a back room for a meeting space and overflow dining area. It will hold about 30 people.

The Salvation Army is looking for bell ringers for this holiday season. Pay is minimum wage. Apply at their Greenwood center, 9501 Greenwood Ave. N., 206-782-1226. Ask for Jim Miller.

The Salvation Army also is preparing to host a Disaster Services Training workshop. The half-day training will equip a local team to respond to neighborhood disasters. For more information, contact Justin.

The Greenwood Senior Center will serve a Thanksgiving meal to anyone who wants to join their neighbors. The meal is at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 25. Reservations required; call 206-783-2244. The meal is free, but you can make a $5-$7 donation if you’re able.

Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church’s food bank at 7500 Greenwood Ave. N. will pass out Thanksgiving meal baskets on Nov 23. Customers should make an appointment by calling 206-784-7964.

A Muse is having a Holiday Open House this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For a minimum $5 donation to the Greenwood Food Bank, you can make three paper craft projects (including a Mrs. Claus gift box; see photo), plus get 10 percent off your purchases that day.

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