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Jewish High Holiday services, preschool teacher needed, PNA Power of Community breakfast, neighborhood woodshop, city Transit Advisory Board needs new members, college admission workshop

Here’s a roundup of various news from the neighborhood:

Chabad NW Seattle is offering free services for the Jewish High Holidays. “Hebrew/English prayer books are used throughout the service. The rabbi provides an English running commentary of explanatory and meaningful insights.” See the website for the full schedule of services.

The Phinney Neighborhood Association has an opening for a preschool teacher at Whittier Kids in Ballard. It’s a 33-hour per week position during the school year. Click here for the full job description. Preference will be given to candidates who apply by Sept. 28.

The Seattle Transit Advisory Board is looking for new members to help advise the city on public transportation issues. Board members serve a two-year term, with opportunities for re-appointment, meeting monthly on the fourth Wednesday in the evening. See the TAB webpage for more information and how to apply.

The PNA’s annual Power of Community breakfast is on Thursday, Oct. 4, at the Greenwood Senior Center. Buffet begins at 7:15 a.m.; program starts at 7:30 a.m. This year’s theme is “Just What the Doctor Ordered” and benefits the senior programs at the Greenwood Senior Center and the PNA Village. Keynote address is by Dr. Andrea Grace, program chief of geriatrics at Kaiser Permanente. Admission to the breakfast is free, but a minimum donation of $75 is suggested. RSVP here.

The PNA is considering opening a community woodshop that could be stocked with professional woodworking tools. During shop hours, volunteers would be available to teach safe tool usage, operate equipment and provide advice on how to accomplish your project. You can provide feedback on this idea here.

The PNA is hosting a College Application/Admission Seminar at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at the Phinney Center in the Blue Building, Room 6.

Do you know a teen preparing for college? Dr. Mark Hofer helps students find, get admitted to, and graduate from great colleges and universities that will best serve their academic, social, financial, and personal needs. He guides students and their families through the application/admissions process to identify the best colleges, while maintaining a focus on graduating with as little debt as possible. Join Dr. Hofer at this free introductory talk for parents and college-bound high school juniors and seniors.

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