Tag: Bainbridge Island Senior and Community Center

Jeannette Franks on volunteering, activism and her new book, Intentional Aging – 7 Practical Actions to Live Well and Minimize the Risk of Dementia

Jeannette Franks author photo by Joel SackettI first connected with Jeannette Franks through her work with Weed Warriors, which she founded in 2003 and remains an active participant of the organization. Up until recently, I had no idea that Jeannette wasn’t just an environmental volunteer, …

City News Bytes: Non-profits get boost, Moratorium on Inns, Drainage Projects Move forward, Island-wide Speed Limit?

Bainbridge Island City Hall image courtesy of Google - photo by Andrew Lingbloom Nov 2016Bainbridge Non-Profit Orgs. get a Boost from City Hall
Some 13 island non-profit organizations will receive funding over the next two years from Bainbridge taxpayers. The City typically awards funding to local non-profit organizations through a competitive proposal process on …

Bainbridge’s First-ever Juneteenth Celebration Happens this Sunday

The public is invited to attend and participate in the inaugural Bainbridge Juneteenth Community Celebration at the Bainbridge Island Senior Community Center at Waterfront Park on Sunday, June 19 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Juneteenth is an official Federal,

Island Volunteer Caregivers Community Assessment Survey is Here – Learn How You Can Help!

Island Volunteer Caregivers logoIsland Volunteer Caregivers (IVC) is excited to announce the launch of its Community Assessment Survey called Growing Older on Bainbridge Island: A Community Survey to residents 65+ and older as well as those under 65 with a medical disability.

The …

Island Volunteer Caregivers – Caring for our Island Community

IVC logoIVC got its start in 1996 when members of various island religious congregations realized the growing need in our community for an organization that would enable our most vulnerable populations—the elderly, the disabled and others with special needs—to live comfortably …

April is Celebrate Trees! Earth Month Bainbridge Island 2022

Earth Month Bainbridge Island 2022 courtesy of Sustainable BainbridgeSustainable Bainbridge logoApril is Earth Month on Bainbridge Island, and we are celebrating with activities and events for all ages to raise awareness for Earth Day and Arbor Day.

Everyone can take action and join activities to support and celebrate our environment …

Join the Bainbridge Public Library for the March 2022 First Friday Art Walk, featuring photographer Joel Sackett

Bainbridge Public LibraryThe Bainbridge Public Library is dedicated to spreading the joy of reading and the discovery of ideas with not just our local community, but with visitors from near and afar. In addition, the library is fortunate to house beautiful local …

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