The Ballard Chamber is one of the oldest and strongest in Seattle. Since 1927, this organization has been a strong and constant voice for businesses and the community at large. In addition to its advocacy work, the Chamber also offers promotional and networking opportunities to support a strong local economy. Here’s some of what we accomplished this year.
The Beacon Alliance of Neighbors has the goal of improving the quality of life on Beacon Hill, making it a place where people can live safely in a caring, active community.
A member of the City of Seattle's Greater Duwamish Neighborhood District Council, BAN sponsors community building events. It provides a forum for neighbors to participate with city, county, and state officials and agencies.
An independant Lake City Community BLOG. Lake City Live (LCL) is a community news and information source. It’s written for and about Lake City by volunteers and people with an interest in their neighborhood that have proven their ability to effectively convey news and community information to readers.
The Laurelhurst Community Club Board of Trustees meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m.Boundaries cover the entire neighborhood area south of Sand Point Way from Mary Gates Way to NE 55th Street. Our plan currently provides coverage six nights a week and is dependent on the number of subscribers.
The Roosevelt Neighborhood Association meets the fourth Tuesday of every month except July, August and December at 7:30 pm at the newly renovated Roosevelt High School. View our Home to confirm the next meeting date. Guest speakers share information about how government planning may impact our neighborhood and other items of interest to the community. Meetings are open to the General Public. Many of your neighbors attend the meetings.
The View Ridge Community Council (VRCC) is one of the oldestactive neighborhood organizations in the Seattle area. It had its beginnings during the 1930’s andwas incorporated in 1940. It was formedto create a sense of belonging and security for a fledgling community and hasgrown over the years to an organization of over 1800 residents addressing anyand all needs of the community.
The area currently covered by theVRCC consists of the households situated between Sand Point Way on the East, 40thAve. NE on the West, NE 65th St. on the South and NE 75thSt. on the North. It also includes thearea known as Aviation Heights.
Membership is free to allresidents; however, we solicit funds once a year to provide for our operatingbudget. Currently that amount is $5.00per household. The Executive Board iscomprised of a President, Bob Lucas, Vice President, Dick Hillmann, Secretary,Jo Mc Kinley and Treasurer, Duane La Violette. These officers are elected to a one-year term by the residence at theAnnual Meeting held during May. Thereare currently approximately 30 Trustees who serve as voluntary representativesof one or two blocks in the neighborhood. It is the responsibility of the Trustee to bring before therepresentative body any matters of concern of their area and also represent thecommunity in local, city, state and national concerns. Each member of the community is alsowelcomed to attend any of the VRCC meetings and voice their particularconcerns.
The Wedgwood Community Council (WCC) is a not-for-profit neighborhood advocacy group that represents the concerns of Wedgwoodians. The WCC is comprised of volunteer trustees who are residents of Wedgwood that give their time and expertise for the betterment of the community. We offer a forum for Wedgwood residents to air opinions, ideas, grievances, and announcements of community interest. In addition, we work towards goals identified as priorities by the community and spearhead events that benefit the community, such as Wedgwood Outdoor Cinema, Wedgwood Business Trick-or-Treat, and presentations at WCC general meetings.