College Fundraising Event
The Royal Esquire Club (REC) invites the community to come out for an evening to help support the second of three planned College Scholarship Fundraising events on Friday, June 19. The theme for this event is: "Junteenth Jamboree." It will be held at the REC, 5016 Rainier Avenue S. in Seattle at 8 p.m. Donation is $10 per person. Their next fundraising event will be held on Friday, Aug. 21.
This year there are 16 student applicants that will be interviewed and evaluated for this years scholarship awards. Last year, the REC presented 12 scholarships in the amount of $6,000 to local high school students.
The REC continues to celebrate serving the community for over 60 years, and with this support for our students, the Royal Esquire Club's theme continues to be we are 'More Than a Night Club.'
For more information, visit www.royalesquireclub.com.
Seattle Library Summer Reading
Want to connect with other readers participating in The Seattle Public Library's popular Summer Reading Program? Become a fan of the Summer Reading Program page on Facebook. Post comments, pictures, and videos and discuss your favorite books with other fans.
Members of Facebook can find the page by going to www.facebook.com and logging in. Then, search for "The Seattle Public Library Summer Reading Program" in the search box and click on the link to the page. Once you are at the page, click on "Become a Fan."
People who are not members of Facebook can find the page by going to www.google.com and searching for "The Seattle Public Library Summer Reading Program Facebook.". Click on the link for "The Seattle Public Library Summer Reading Program | Facebook."
The page will be updated periodically with information about events and programming, along with other related information.
Visitors to The Seattle Public Library Web page can also get information about the Summer Reading Program. Go to www.spl.org, click on "Audiences" and select "Children," "Teens" or "Adults. From there, click on "Summer Reading Program."
For more information, call The Seattle Public Library at 206-386-4636.
Tackling Mortgage Problems
The Urban League is sponsoring an event to help people navigate mortgage problems, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, July 24 at Cleveland High School, 5511 15th Ave. S. in Seattle. To register call the Urban League at 800-368-1455.
At the event you will be able to:
• Discuss refinancing or modifying your loan;
• Learn about foreclosure prevention programs;
• Understand foreclosure process (avoid scams);
• What are my options to keep or save my home?;
• Get answers from government agencies, lendersand non-profit agencies.
For an immediate referral to a mortgage counselor, call Washington Information Network by dialing 211. Bring copies of any of the following you have:
• Photo ID;
• Social security number;
• Closing documents;
• Last 2 years of W-2's & tax returns;
• Last 2 months of pay stubs;
• Last 2 bank statements;
• Monthly mortgage statements or notices;
• Medical letter from doctor;
• Layoff notice from employer.
Parks Holds Final Meeting on Delridge Skatepark
Seattle Parks and Recreation will host the third and final public meeting for the skatepark at Delridge Playfield on Monday, June 22 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Youngstown Cultural Arts Center, 4408 Delridge Way SW.
At this meeting Parks will present the schematic design for the skatepark. The schematic design was created from the input received at the second public meeting held in January 2009. The second meeting focused on the collection of ideas for features and amenities the community would like included in the park.
In June 2006, a host of citizens and city departments and other agencies, including Seattle Parks and Recreation, the Seattle Department of Transportation, the Port of Seattle and the Seattle School District, nominated 130 sites throughout the city for the skatepark. The Delridge Playfield was selected as a park site because it met most of the selection criteria and because it is already a site that enjoys plenty of active recreation.
For more information, please visit the web site: www.seattle.gov/parks/maintenance/DelridgeSkatePark.htm or contact Parks Project Manager Kelly Davidson at 206-684-0998 or kelly.davidson@seattle. gov.