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Costa Rica is an Inspiring Nation Building Communities Like North Central Washington

Jim Russell

Karen and I traveled in Costa Rica with our 11-year-old grandchildren, Maysee and Christoph, who requested a cross-country tour to see turtles, a volcano and monkeys. 655 more words


New Village Brochures

Our new PNA Village brochures are in and they’re beautiful!

If you would copies to give to friends, family, or neighbors, please call the Village office at… 73 more words

News & Events

GLIDE's Charlie Crompton



Reshared from The Recorder originally posted on June 2, 2014 by Nathalie Pierrepont and photograph by Jason Doiy. 

Last fall, Latham & Watkins partner Charlie Crompton, a 25-year Big Law veteran, launched a drop-in legal clinic at GLIDE, an organization that supports the poor and disenfranchised in San Francisco’s Tenderloin. 104 more words

Literature, Lost and Found

Here’s a fun article at Modcloth about an independent librarian, cultural historian, community builder and all-around book maven:

Best Job Ever: Renegade Librarian Megan Prelinger… 61 more words


"Jesus, You Challenge Me!"

Can you imagine Jesus saying, “Lazarus, come forth!” and hearing a voice from the grave of a rag, wrapped body saying in response, “Jesus, you challenge me!” What Jesus asked many times was the unexpected and sometimes unexplainable. 526 more words

Friends Summer Update

Friends of SW Charter Summer Update

As your PTO, the Friends of Southwest Charter School (FOSWCS), works hard (and I gotta say we have a lot of fun doing it!) to create an engaging, active, and inclusive atmosphere for our diverse community. 648 more words

Community Building

Parent Resource & Parent Business Directory Survey

Friends has put together a short survey in the hope of creating two directories — a Parent Resource Directory for our teachers and Parent Business Directory… 201 more words

Community Building