BBC will take off for the next two weeks, until after the 4th Of July. (See you all next BBC Friday, July 8th, 2022.)
Rotary Auction: bainbridgerotaryauction.org/
The Chamber’s Grand Old 4th celebrations: bainbridgechamber.com/bainbridge-island-grand-old-4th/. Volunteers still needed: bainbridgechamber.com/bainbridge-needs-you. Lots of events: celebratebainbridgeisland.com/
Notes from last weeks Think Club business roundtable: bainbridgebusinessconnection.com/17June2022.pdf
Exciting BBC Notices, News, Events
Bike For Breath: OfficeXpats authors Paula & Lorenz will be journeying down the U.S. west coast 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.
The new Fort Ward Hall (biparks.org/facilities/): Friends of Fort Ward, a 501(c)3, along with the Kitsap County Sewer District #7, the Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park and Recreation District, neighbors and other organizations, raised funds to restore the building. The Park District will operate the building, which will be used for classes, scout meetings, potlucks — and sewer district meetings, of course! The sewer district, which owns the building, will maintain a small office there (kitsapsewer.org/fort-ward-community-hall/.).
Great piece on the B.I. Historical Museum by The Island Wanderer’s Margaret Millmore, “Our Community Past to Present – Bainbridge Island Historical Museum” (theislandwanderer.com).
Comapss & Clock June e-newsletter available, and it’s free. Some topics this month: camping; CPR; domestic flights; forecasting folly. Sign up at constantcontact.com.
Our own Donna Dowdney’s fabric & mixed media art showcased at Esther’s Fabrics (esthersfabrics.com), 181 Winslow Way E., starting at First Friday Art Walk, June 3rd, 6:00-8:00, and running through the month of June. Info_Flyer_pdf.
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.
Pickleball “Founders Tournament,” Battle Point Park, August 10-14. Read the story at The Island Wanderer (theislandwanderer.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