It’s no surprise that Spring is home-buying season. The sun is shining, lawns are vibrantly green and freshly mowed, and a light breeze carries the scent of flowers in full bloom. It’s almost too easy to imagine moving new furniture into the home you’re viewing, painting your kids’ rooms, barbecuing on the back patio, and… (keep reading)
If you have a box of sensitive documents you’ve been meaning to throw away, or a file cabinet full of paperwork you need to get rid of, SMCU can help. We’re partnering with Shred-It to host a Shred Day from 10am to 2pm on Saturday, April 13 at the Georgetown, Northgate, and Lynnwood branches. Bring… (keep reading)
Our partners at Seattle Tilth are kicking off the spring gardening season in style with their Edible Plant Sale. In addition to shopping the huge selection of organically, sustainably, and locally grown veggies, you can also purchase seeds, supplies, fruit trees, and more. When: Saturday, March 16 from 9am to 3pm Where: Pacific Market Center… (keep reading)
The 12K’s of Christmas is the Puget Sound’s favorite holiday-themed running event and the seventh largest 12K in the country. Between the 12K run, 5K walk, free kids dash, and post-event activities, there’s something fun for everyone in the family. This event supports Sleep Country’s Foster Kids program.
Throughout the recession, one business model has proven to be resilient. Cooperative businesses are focused on long-term stability, not just for their worker-owners, but also for the communities they reside in. The documentary film Shift Change: Putting Democracy to Work is based on “true stories of dignified jobs in democratic workplaces.” It showcases the co-op… (keep reading)
Join SMCU on September 29 at the Run Around 5K. Not a runner? No problem. The race is non-competitive, and plenty of participants will be walking rather than running. Proceeds will be donated to the Associated Recreation Council who supports youth scholarships at Rainier and Van Asselt Community Centers for at-risk youth and low-income families.… (keep reading)