Community Cafe Bainbridge

<b>SAFE Mobility Levy: Debating the Pros and Cons</b>

SAFE Mobility Levy: Debating the Pros and Cons

(L to R) Doug Rauh, Mark Epstein, and Herb Hethcote Wondering how to vote on our upcoming SAFE Mobility levy? Listen here as Herb Hethcote and Doug Rauh, who helped draft the pro and con statements for our voters pamphlet, share their thoughts with COBI’s […]

<b>Bloedel Reserve celebrates 30th anniversary October 20-21</b>

Bloedel Reserve celebrates 30th anniversary October 20-21

Fabulous fall colors, a fungi walk, a floral arranging demo, a moss garden walk, a zen garden demo, jazz with Jenny Maybee, and of course the annual Squash Scavenger Hunt: it’s all part of Founders Weekend at the Bloedel Reserve, which celebrates its 30th anniversary […]

<b>Coping with homelessness on Bainbridge and in Kitsap County</b>

Coping with homelessness on Bainbridge and in Kitsap County

What is the level of homelessness on Bainbridge and in Kitsap County? What’s driving the problem, what kind of assistance is available, how effective is it, and what can you do to help? Listen here to learn more… In this 45 minute podcast, BCB host […]

<b>Moniz Foundation hopes to bring Coffee Oasis to Bainbridge</b>

Moniz Foundation hopes to bring Coffee Oasis to Bainbridge

Lee Moniz, Daniel Frederick and Kyle Koller Will bringing Coffee Oasis to Bainbridge help reduce teen suicide on the island? Lee Moniz hopes so. Listen here to learn about Coffee Oasis and why the Tyler Moniz Project is working to bring the organization to Bainbridge. […]

<b>Help our Senior Center plan for the future! </b>

Help our Senior Center plan for the future!

Line dancing? Table Tennis? Yoga? Chinese? Bridge? Drawing? Chess? Knitting? Photography? Astrology? German? Cribbage? Karaoke? Shakespeare? There’s something for everyone at the BI Senior Center — and you can help decide what future offerings might be available! Attend one of four strategic planning sessions offered […]

<b>Bainbridge Island’s development moratorium: what’s it all about?</b>

Bainbridge Island’s development moratorium: what’s it all about?

What is the development moratorium, why was it enacted, and how does it address growing concerns about the type of development happening on Bainbridge Island? In this podcast, BI Senior Planner Christy Carr and Planning Commissioner Jon Quitslund help clarify the issues. Beginning in January […]

<b>What is HRB and what do they do?</b>

What is HRB and what do they do?

HRB’s Penny Lamping (L) and Phedra Elliot Many of us know people who are either struggling to stay in their current homes or hoping to find an affordable place on Bainbridge. Housing Resources Bainbridge is here to help: listen here as HRB’s Phedra Elliot and […]

<b>Report from the Affordable Housing Task Force</b>

Report from the Affordable Housing Task Force

Jennifer Sutton, Phedra Elliott and Althea Paulson How do we go about creating a community where people who want to live here can afford to do so? In June 2017, the Bainbridge Island City Council appointed a fifteen member, all citizen volunteer group to ¬†answer […]

<b>Agate Pass Threshold Choir: <br>Soothing transitions with music</b>

Agate Pass Threshold Choir:
Soothing transitions with music

“Music hath charms to soothe the savage breast,” wrote William Congreve back in 1697. The Agate Pass Threshold Choir honors that sentiment, singing their gentle music to help ease people in difficult transitions. To learn more and hear their songs, listen here. Part of a […]

<i>Podcast: Community Cafe: </i><br>The Bainbridge Island Ethics Board

Podcast: Community Cafe:
The Bainbridge Island Ethics Board

What is the Ethics Board, and why do we have one? In this podcast, BCB host Christina Hulet talks with Scott Wilder, current board chair, and Dennis Willerford, a long-time board member, about the role of the Bainbridge Island Ethics Board. This five-member volunteer board […]