Friends of NW 65th Kickoff Meeting Next Saturday

Sue Pierce and David Barnes, both residents of the East Ballard/West Woodland neighborhood, have teamed up to form the new “Friends of NW 65th” group. The group’s mission is to plan and advocate on behalf of the community to improve the quality of life through a clean, safe and economically vibrant NW 65th community between 8th and 3rd Ave NW.

The Friends of NW 65th will be holding their Kickoff meeting this Saturday October 12 at Cafe’ Bambino, 405 NW 65th. Wear your walking shoes and bring your ideas. This is a great opportunity to meet your neighbors, share your ideas and appreciate the community where you live, work and play.

10:00 am    Welcome & Introductions
10:15 am    Walk NW 65th Together
10:35 am    Return to Cafe Bambino for group discussion
11:00 am    Meeting Concludes

Learn more about the Friends of NW 65th at their Facebook page or send them email to

Meet David Barnes
David  was born on Seattle, raised in the Roosevelt neighborhood and has lived in Ballard (West Woodland) since 2002.  He has been a business owner, Chamber of Commerce President and now is a Planner for the City of Kirkland.  David looks forward to making a positive impact in our neighborhood.

Meet Sue Pierce
Sue is a native of Washington State, with family roots that date back to the late 1800’s.  She has held positions in training, sales and marketing and for the last 13 years in employee support.  Sue enjoys connecting people with needed resources and looks forward to supporting the continued success of the neighborhood.