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Thinking local, skin care, foreign language and side sewers

April 12th, 2011 · Comments

Here’s a smattering of neighborhood news all rounded up into one post.

Samara Skincare has moved from Queen Anne and into Prajna Day Spa, 6826 Greenwood Ave. N., 2nd floor, Suite A. Phone 206-830-8360.

Polly-Glots language classes for kids is offering 10 percent off all classes at the Phinney Center. Enter coupon code “phinneyblog” when registering for French, Spanish or Mandarin classes and you’ll also get a free French or Spanish CD.

Phinney-Greenwood businesses are invited to a “Think Local” informational meeting from 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Bherd Studios Gallery, 8537 Greenwood Ave. N., inside the Greenwood Collective.

Christine Hanna from Seattle Good Business Network will share details and answer questions about their just-launched Think Local program. Created in collaboration with The Stranger, Chinook Book and other local media, Think Local promotes local, independent businesses, and educates the public about the community and economic benefits of “thinking local first.” Over 150 businesses have already signed up to participate, including many in Greenwood! Find out how you can join in before their May 9th deadline. Greenwood-Phinney Chamber members get a special discount.

The Phinney Ridge Community Council meeting originally set for May 3 has been rescheduled to 6:30 p.m. on May 16, at the Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Room 6. The meeting will present information on side sewers, including a panel featuring a Seattle Public Utilities’ representative and information about water and side sewer best practices, laws, permits and insurance coverage.

Prior to the meeting, the PRCC is asking for input, questions and advice from Phinney Ridge residents about their experiences with drinking water and side sewer repairs and replacements. Contact Diane Duthweiler at dduthweiler@comcast.net or Leslie Sacha lesliesacha@comcast.net.

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