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Groundswell NW annual meeting to feature Mayor Ed Murray

Posted by Danielle Anthony-Goodwin on April 1st, 2014

Groundswell NW invites Ballard residents to their 2014 Annual Meeting next Tuesday, April 8 from 6:30 –8:30 p.m. in the library of the Ballard Landmark (5433 Leary Ave NW).

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray will be the featured speaker at the free, public event that is set to discuss future funding of Seattle’s parks system, including the proposal for a Metropolitan Parks District. The meeting will also feature other hot topics including the Missing Link and Neighborhood Greenways.

At the meeting Groundswell NW will also present its “Local Heroes” awards, which recognize individuals and groups who have made outstanding contributions to parks and open space in Ballard. Groundswell NW’s major 2014 initiative to update the Ballard Open Space Plan will also be discussed.

Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for an open house and Mayor Murray will begin speaking shortly after 7 p.m.

“Come meet their affiliate groups and find out more about our projects. We would love to have your help in enhancing open space in Ballard,” says Groundswell NW President David Folweiler.

Click here to find out more about the event.

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