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May 24, 2016

Final Free Anytime Fitness Outdoor Boot Camp In Fremont

Kirby Lindsay Laney

This Saturday, May 28th, at 10a, the final free workout for May takes place in Solstice Plaza, beside the Fremont Anytime Fitness.

Take advantage of the final free workout, on May 28th at Solstice Plaza.

Take advantage of the final free workout, on May 28th at Solstice Plaza.

These circuit workouts are open to everyone, Anytime Fitness member or not.  So, bring your friends, family or co-workers in need of a fitness fix, and have a fun time working out in the outdoors of the plaza.

A scene from the Anytime Fitness free workout on May 14th, in Solstice Plaza.  Photo provided by Anytime Fitness

A scene from the Anytime Fitness free workout on May 14th, in Solstice Plaza. Photo provided by Anytime Fitness

Find more on this opportunity through the Anytime Fitness Fremont Facebook page.  Or simply stop by this Saturday and see what it’s like!

 

May 23, 2016

Please, Help Clean-Up Fremont With Our New Neighbors

Kirby Lindsay Laney

On Saturday, May 28th, meet with friends and neighbors at Patrick Place Apartments for a community clean-up, starting at 9:30a.

FremontCleanUpMay16_PosterClean-up will only last two hours, and then everyone who participated can gather for refreshments and prizes, back at Patrick Place.  Hope to see you there!

 

May 21, 2016

Fremont Chamber Lets Businesses Get Shameless About Self-Promotion

Kirby Lindsay Laney

Last Wednesday, May 18th, at the Fremont Abbey, the Fremont Chamber of Commerce welcomed nearly 50 businesses and non-profits to shamelessly self-promote their cause, service and needs.

Rob Bradley of Frame-Up talks about their new offerings for printing digital photos, at the Fremont Chamber lunch.  Photo by Adrian Laney, May '16

Rob Bradley of Frame-Up talks about their new offerings for printing digital photos, at the Fremont Chamber lunch. Photo by Adrian Laney, May ’16

In addition to traditional businesses, like Sovereign Legal, Habitude, Ray’s Boathouse & Catering, and Juniper Flowers, the Fremont Chamber hosted a selection of slightly more creative enterprises like Ninja Escape, My NextU business services, Simply Placed organizational services, and Fremont Sunday Market vendor Sunwink Seattle.

Posy Gering of My NextU talks about business and tech services offered by her company, at the Fremont Chamber lunch.  Photo by Adrian Laney, May '16

Posy Gering of My NextU talks about business and tech services offered by her company, at the Fremont Chamber lunch. Photo by Adrian Laney, May ’16

 

Non-profits made a good showing, including pitches from the Fremont Arts Council for volunteers, and donors, for their upcoming Solstice ParadeMoisture Festival asked for support, as did Solid Ground and the Seattle Art Car Blowout.  Matt Gano of the Fremont Abbey promoted their leadership building Next Step program.  Karen Ko of the City of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods reminded everyone of the Fremont community clean-up on May 28th.

Karen Ko, of the City of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, reminded everyone of the upcoming community clean-up.  Photo by Adrian Laney, May '16

Karen Ko, of the City of Seattle Department of Neighborhoods, reminded everyone of the upcoming community clean-up. Photo by Adrian Laney, May ’16

Businesses, and non-profits, brought hand-outs to share, including Frame-Up Studios, People’s Bank, Union Bank, Shepherd Family Chiropractic, and Sherry Jaqua representing The Juice Plus+ Company and Tower Gardens.  Several businesses also gave away delightful door prizes, including Chinook Book and NalandaWest.

 

Cheryl Angle of Moisture Festival talked about ways we can all support and share this incredible showcase, to keep it thriving in Fremont.  Photo by Adrian Laney, May '16

Cheryl Angle of Moisture Festival talked about ways we can all support and share this incredible showcase, to keep it thriving in Fremont. Photo by Adrian Laney, May ’16

Overall, it was a fast trip through a great swath of outstanding area businesses and organizations.  The Fremont Chamber seeks to support and strengthen our community, and the Shameless Self-Promotion gatherings always provide a positive platform for networking, sharing and growing our connections and awareness.   For more information on the Chamber, and upcoming gatherings (including Picnic-In-The-Park on June 15th and the next Shameless in November,) plus membership, visit the Chamber website at Fremont.com  Or contact Trisha Rarey at programs@fremont.com or Lydia Minehan at calendar@fremont.com

 

May 20, 2016

Registration Now Open For Fremont Fun Run On June 3rd

Kirby Lindsay Laney

On June 3rd, the only certified, crazy fast 5K run/walk & relay race that begins and ends at a brewery, and runs on a summer evening, takes it annual loop through Fremont.

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Register now for the Brooks Fremont 5K & the Perkins Coie Briefcase Relay, produced by Promotion Events, to walk, run and/or get costumed and share the relay with a team of friends – and donate food to Family Works!

The Brooks Fremont Fun Run & Perkins Coie Briefcase Relay now start from Fremont Brewing, but the races remain the same fun time you'd expect in the Center of the Universe.  Photo by K. Lindsay Laney, Jun '13

The Brooks Fremont Fun Run & Perkins Coie Briefcase Relay now start from Fremont Brewing, but the races remain the same fun time you’d expect in the Center of the Universe. Photo by K. Lindsay Laney, Jun ’13

Get all the details, about registration (which can also be done at the Fremont Anytime Fitness,) the course, and the post-race celebration at http://promotionevents.com/fremont/Home2.html

 

May 19, 2016

FNC Discusses Housing Levy, Freight Plan & Potential Future Projects

Kirby Lindsay Laney
The FNC advocates on behalf of residents of the Fremont community, and the Board Meetings take place on the 4th Monday of each month.

The FNC advocates on behalf of residents of the Fremont community, and the Board Meetings take place on the 4th Monday of each month.

On Monday, May 23rd, at 7p, at Doric Lodge #92, the Fremont Neighborhood Council (FNC) will meet to discuss issues and projects affecting the residents of our community.

Among agenda items scheduled, the FNC Board will hear information on the Seattle Housing Levy, Proposition 1, from a representative of the pro-campaign.  The meeting will also include a presentation on the proposed Seattle Freight Mobility Plan, and efforts to accommodate all modes of travel on city streets.

On May 28th, volunteers are requested to Patrick Place Apartments, on Aurora, for a community clean-up.

On May 28th, volunteers are requested to Patrick Place Apartments, on Aurora, for a community clean-up.

The Board will also discuss, and invite suggestions about, any projects the non-profit community organization should consider addressing in 2016/17.

One project being promoted at the FNC meeting is the May 28th Community Clean-Up starting at Patrick Place Apartments on Aurora.  The clean-up will start at 9:30a, and conclude at 11:30 at the Apartments with refreshments and prizes.

Find out more by attending the FNC meeting on Monday, May 23rd at Doric – or visiting the FNC website and/or Facebook page.

 

 

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