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A few tickets remain for Saturday's dinner with Steve Scher

May 6th, 2015 by Mike

A popular northeast Seattle event is this Saturday evening, and a few tickets remain.

The event is NEST’s annual community dinner, this time featuring northeast resident Steve Scher of KUOW fame.

The dinner is a fund-raiser for NEST – North East Seattle Together. It will be held Saturday, May 9, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 8208 18th Ave. N.E.

Previous spring benefit dinners have sold out, last year’s with 146 people and the previous year with more than 130.

NEST is a  local non-profit organization offering neighborhood support, enriching programs and trusted resources that enable aging northeast Seattle residents to remain in their homes and to engage meaningfully in our community.

Individual tickets to the dinner and program are $75, of which $50 will be tax deductible. To register online, go to the NEST website and click on the red “click for tickets” image in the middle of  the page.

For other payment options, or for more information about NEST or this event, contact Judy Kinney, NEST executive director, at judy@nestseattle.org, 206-525-6378, or visit www.nestseattle.org.

Disclosure: Mike, the author of this post, is a NEST incorporator and previous board president.

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A few tickets remain for Saturday’s dinner with Steve Scher

May 6th, 2015 by Mike

A popular northeast Seattle event is this Saturday evening, and a few tickets remain.

The event is NEST’s annual community dinner, this time featuring northeast resident Steve Scher of KUOW fame.

The dinner is a fund-raiser for NEST – North East Seattle Together. It will be held Saturday, May 9, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 8208 18th Ave. N.E.

Previous spring benefit dinners have sold out, last year’s with 146 people and the previous year with more than 130.

NEST is a  local non-profit organization offering neighborhood support, enriching programs and trusted resources that enable aging northeast Seattle residents to remain in their homes and to engage meaningfully in our community.

Individual tickets to the dinner and program are $75, of which $50 will be tax deductible. To register online, go to the NEST website and click on the red “click for tickets” image in the middle of  the page.

For other payment options, or for more information about NEST or this event, contact Judy Kinney, NEST executive director, at judy@nestseattle.org, 206-525-6378, or visit www.nestseattle.org.

Disclosure: Mike, the author of this post, is a NEST incorporator and previous board president.

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NEST hosts community dinner with Nancy Pearl, KUOW's Steve Scher

February 28th, 2014 by Mike

Next month brings the return of a popular northeast Seattle event – NEST’s community dinner with Nancy Pearl and friends.

The dinner is a fund-raiser for NEST – North East Seattle Together. It will be held Sunday, March 30, from 5-8 p.m.

Pearl – an international literary star – is being joined by a radio host who often interviews her,  Steve Scher of KUOW  public radio. Both live in northeast Seattle.

They will be talking about books – their current favorites and the ones that played a significant role in their lives.

Last year’s event, also featuring Pearl,  filled the hall. More than 130 people, 24 volunteers and 18 businesses contributed, raising over $20,000 to support NEST,  a local non-profit organization offering neighborhood support, enriching programs and trusted resources that enable aging northeast Seattle residents to remain in their homes and to engage meaningfully in our community.

This year’s community event, titled “NE Seattle Treasures,” is at Faith Lutheran Church, 8208 18th Ave. N.E.

Individual tickets to the dinner and program are $75, a portion of which will be tax deductible. To register online, go to the NEST website and click on the event image in the middle of page. To pay by check, please send a check to NEST, PO Box 51009, Seattle, WA 98115 and include a note with (1) the name of each ticket holder, (2) your address and phone number.

For more information about NEST or this event, contact Judy Kinney, NEST executive director, at judy@nestseattle.org, 206.525.6378, or visit www.nestseattle.org.

Disclosure: Mike, the author of this post, is also the current NEST board president.

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NEST hosts community dinner with Nancy Pearl, KUOW’s Steve Scher

February 28th, 2014 by Mike

Next month brings the return of a popular northeast Seattle event – NEST’s community dinner with Nancy Pearl and friends.

The dinner is a fund-raiser for NEST – North East Seattle Together. It will be held Sunday, March 30, from 5-8 p.m.

Pearl – an international literary star – is being joined by a radio host who often interviews her,  Steve Scher of KUOW  public radio. Both live in northeast Seattle.

They will be talking about books – their current favorites and the ones that played a significant role in their lives.

Last year’s event, also featuring Pearl,  filled the hall. More than 130 people, 24 volunteers and 18 businesses contributed, raising over $20,000 to support NEST,  a local non-profit organization offering neighborhood support, enriching programs and trusted resources that enable aging northeast Seattle residents to remain in their homes and to engage meaningfully in our community.

This year’s community event, titled “NE Seattle Treasures,” is at Faith Lutheran Church, 8208 18th Ave. N.E.

Individual tickets to the dinner and program are $75, a portion of which will be tax deductible. To register online, go to the NEST website and click on the event image in the middle of page. To pay by check, please send a check to NEST, PO Box 51009, Seattle, WA 98115 and include a note with (1) the name of each ticket holder, (2) your address and phone number.

For more information about NEST or this event, contact Judy Kinney, NEST executive director, at judy@nestseattle.org, 206.525.6378, or visit www.nestseattle.org.

Disclosure: Mike, the author of this post, is also the current NEST board president.

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