BBC is taking off this Friday, September 2nd.
We’ll be starting back next Friday, 9 September, on our weekly schedule with special guest Autumn Salamack, COBI Climate Mitigation & Adaptation Officer. Autumn will share about implementation of city’s Climate Action Plan (bainbridgewa.gov) and the new business recognition program for retail food and lodging establishments (bainbridgewa.
On September 22nd, OfficeXpats will be celebrating 11 years of Island Coworking – and in that spirit OfficeXpats will cater some yummy breakfast snacks for our first fall BBC Friday.
Exciting BBC Notices, News, Events
2 September, 5:00-8:00, First Friday Art Walk! Special Art Walk invitation from BBC regular Chris Miller: “Just a note to invite you to our Friday Art Walk exhibit, Windermere on Winslow Way, featuring personal friend & guest artist Donna Dowdney, Flyer (PDF). The Island Wanderer also has a couple of nice pieces on the Art Walk (First Friday Art Walk), including an article about Bainbridge Public Library’s Art Walk exhibits of Joanie Klorer & LinMara Bluebird. BIDA Notice: bainbridgedowntown.org.
FREE annual Moritani Community Picnic, 4:00-6:00 PM, 5 September 2022, Monday, Labor Day, at the Moritani Preserve. Moritani Community Picnic is back for a family-friendly end-of-summer celebration! Celebrate Labor Day at Moritani Park and enjoy the music of Bainbridge Island’s “WHOZYAMAMA” and their zesty mix of Cajun, Creole, & Zydeco. More about Moritani: theislandwanderer.
From Senator Christine Rolfes: “Grants available for small businesses and the arts!” Deadline to apply is Friday, September 9th. Info: senatedemocrats.wa.gov/rolfes/
Bike For Breath: OfficeXpats authors Paula & Lorenz continue their journeying down the U.S. west coast and beyond on their “Bike & Book Tour”; you can follow them (interactive progress map) at bike4breath.com/bike-and-book-tour/. FB page: facebook.com/paula.holmeseber. Cool PDF PressRelease.
Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club encouraging local Blood Drive. September 12th, at Clearwater Casino, 12:00-4:30 PM. Red Cross information for this even: redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?zipSponsor=SuquamishTribe. Blood drive Flyer (PDF). Contact: Louis Alloin, 206-780-6885, [email protected] (Note, FWARC is a non-profit 501(c)(3) seeking community support for a number of local projects.)
Compass & Clock e-newsletter is available, and it’s free! “Navigating life today to remain independent tomorrow.” compassandclock.com
Thank you to Cross Cultural Journeys Foundation – Ukraine Support, via three organizations, World Central Kitchen, UkraineNow, and CORE, all directly supporting refugees with food, transportation, shelter, and clothing. You may donate at: createsend.com.
Some great new in-person weekly member events are happening at OfficeXpats. Visit officexpats.com to learn about membership and activities.
Creating Community Resilience. “Map Your Neighborhood”: bifd.org/map-your-neighborhood.aspx. Bainbridge Prepares: bainbridgeprepares.org. Scott James’ guidebook, “Prepared Neighborhoods” preparedneighborhoods.com. WA State Gov.: doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/Coronavirus Kitsap Cty.: kitsappublichealth.org/CommunityHealth/CoronaVirus.php City Of B.I.: https://www.bainbridgewa.gov/1213/COVID-19