Meadowbrook Community Council

Supporting community spirit and creating a connected environment in NE Seattle's Meadowbrook community and surrounding neighborhoods.

Thornton Creek Pollution Study/Results

Fecal pollution in Thornton Creek: What’s next?

Seattle Public Utilities has been studying this issue for more than two years. What have they found, what have they corrected, and what are the considerations moving forward? How can we help? Thornton Creek Alliance is sponsoring this meeting with City staff and scientists. More details coming soon. Save the date!

When: Thursday, February 26, from 7:15 to 9 p.m.

Where: Meadowbrook Community Center, 10517 35th Avenue Northeast
Meeting is free and open to the public.

www.thornton-creek-alliance.org

www.facebook.com/Thornton.Creek.Alliance

Meaningful Movies-February 13, 2015

Shady Chocolate Business

Friday, February 13, 2015, 7 P.M.WMM-flyer-February2015

Jubilee Hall, Our Lady of the Lake Church
8900 35th Ave NE, Seattle

Shady Chocolate Business (45 min, 2012) is a documentary film about child slavery on the cocoa plantations in the Ivory Coast and Ghana, about the multinationals in the chocolate industry that benefit from inexpensive cocoa beans, and about good-practices certification agencies that provide their seal of approval to some chocolate products. Some 800,000 children are estimated to work the cocoa supply chain. The documentary quotes an industry spokesperson who “asserts that the world’s biggest companies spend millions of dollars helping the children on the plantations to better lives–that more than 40 programs of education, the building of schools, hospital construction etc. are in operation in the Ivory Coast. But is this true? [spl.org catalogue].” Shady Chocolate Business will be paired, if license permission is granted, with a CNN documentary called Cocoa-nomics (25 min, 2014), a report from their worthwhile anti-slavery documentary series “CNN Freedom Project.” Valentines Day is coming up. Chocolate and now its sourcing should be on our minds.

Please join us for the film’s showing. It’s FREE and open to the public! Doors open at 6:30 P.M. Parking is available on NE 89th and NE 90th streets. The film begins at 7:00 P.M with a facilitated community discussion to follow.

More information at: http://www.wedgwoodmeaningfulmovies.org/
Sponsored by the Wedgwood Justice and Peace Coalition

Thornton Creek Pollution Report

Fecal pollution in Thornton Creek: What’s next?

Seattle Public Utilities has been studying this issue for more than two years. What have they found, what have they corrected, and what are the considerations moving forward? How can we help? Thornton Creek Alliance is sponsoring this meeting with City staff and scientists. More details coming soon. Save the date!

When: Thursday, February 26, from 7:15 to 9 p.m.

Where: Meadowbrook Community Center, 10517 35th Avenue Northeast
Meeting is free and open to the public.

www.thornton-creek-alliance.org

www.facebook.com/Thornton.Creek.Alliance

Meadowbrook Community Council Mtg 11/14/2013

Dear Meadowbrook Community Council Members & Residents,Meadowbrook-CC-Icon

Our regular November meeting has been moved from Tuesday the 12th to Thursday the 14th, 7-9pm. The meeting, as usual, will at the Meadowbrook Community Center. The reason for this change was so that we could accommodate Rep. Jessyn Farrell’s schedule.

For our meeting—November 14, 2013

Rep. Farrell’s topics for discussion will include: education, health care, transportation, and others.

Other participants will include:

Deb Heiden, SPU – She will speak about status of security issues for Meadowbrook Pond now that construction is completed and it is open; and
Jason Sharpley, SPU – He will update us on the status of the Thornton Creek Confluence project.

This meeting promises to be interesting and packed with useful information.

Looking forward to seeing you there.

Dan Keefe, President