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March 6th, 2013

Get Ready for Spring at Seattle Tilth’s Edible Plant Sale

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)


December 7th, 2012

Join SMCU at the 12K’s of Christmas Holiday Run

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.

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November 26th, 2012

Co-ops Reach the Big Screen in “Shift Change”

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)


September 24th, 2012

The Run Around 5K

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)

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September 17th, 2012

Attend the Seminar Oct. 9: Social Security & Medicare

Getting the most from your benefits can be quite a challenge. Through this seminar we hope to answer some of the most commonly asked questions regarding Social Security, Medicare and how to prepare for retirement. Topic: Social Security & Medicare: Answers to Common Questions Sponsored by: Bruce Brundige, CEP, CFS Date: October 9, 2012 Time: 1:00… (keep reading)


June 1st, 2012

Kirkland Branch Grand Opening

Join SMCU on Saturday, June 2, 2012 to celebrate the opening of our brand new branch in Downtown Kirkland at 365 Kirkland Avenue. From 10am to 2pm SMCU will be serving free coffee and pastries from our new neighbors at St. James Espresso.


May 10th, 2012

Help the NALC and Food Lifeline Stamp Out Hunger

Saturday, May 12, 2012, marks the return of the National Association of Letter Carriers’ “Stamp Out Hunger” food drive. In 2012 the nation’s largest one-day food drive is celebrating its 20th anniversary. This year they are looking for more help than ever to feed people in communities across the United States, many of whom have… (keep reading)