Hello Groundswell Northwest Supporters!

We have some exciting spring events in the works:

Greenways are a key component of the 2014 Seattle Bicycle Master Plan and provide  people of all ages and abilities with safe, calm and attractive residential streets for bicycle and pedestrian travel priority. A group of Ballard neighbors supporting the 6th Avenue NW Greenway project have submitted this project to the Your Voice Your Choice program for public approval.  It involves a section of 6th Ave NW that extends from NW 43rd Street to NW 50th Street, connecting to the Burke Gilman trail at NW 43rd Street. The first phase of the two part decision process involves public “scoring” which is available online (for people 13 years and older) through the YVYC website. Please consider voting for this project at this voting link. select the online link under "What's Happening" and then select 6th Ave NW greenway  from the Project Development map in District 6. The voting link is available from May 1 through 31 for scoring. Scoring can also be done manually and for those 11 years and older, at the Ballard Branch Library, 5614 22nd Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107 on May 20 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.

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GiveBIG is a crowdfunding event using online donations of all sizes to raise funds for nonprofit organizations.  Please consider Groundswell NW for your GiveBIG donation on May 8th. Your donation will support our mission for our community to flourish by creating and caring for parks, open space and habitat .