Community Cafe Bainbridge

<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 […]

<i>Podcast: Community Cafe: </i><br>Worried about the Big Quake? Here’s how you can prepare

Podcast: Community Cafe:
Worried about the Big Quake? Here’s how you can prepare

In this podcast, meet Amber Richards, Emergency Management Coordinator for Bainbridge Island and Scott James of Bainbridge Prepares. The two join BCB host Bob Ross to discuss the recent emergency preparedness survey and what the city of Bainbridge is doing to ensure resilience in the […]

<i>Podcast: Community Cafe Bainbridge: </i><br> Listen to the Citizens’ Climate Lobby’s winning climate change essay

Podcast: Community Cafe Bainbridge:
Listen to the Citizens’ Climate Lobby’s winning climate change essay

What do our youth have to say about climate change? That is what the Bainbridge Island chapter of Citizens’ Climate Lobby wanted to find out when it had an essay contest for local youth. In this podcast you’ll meet Nilus Swanson, a 16-year old sophomore […]

<i>Podcast: Community Cafe Bainbridge: </i><br>“Leaving Our Island:” Sakai School internment curriculum

Podcast: Community Cafe Bainbridge:
“Leaving Our Island:” Sakai School internment curriculum

It would be easier to turn the page on the dark chapters of our history. But then, how would we heal, or learn, or grow as a society? In this powerful podcast, students Evelyn Cantwell and Ethan Soltanzadeh join teacher Jim Starrs in a conversation […]

<i>Podcast: Community Cafe: </i><br>Bainbridge Youth Services offers summer internships

Podcast: Community Cafe:
Bainbridge Youth Services offers summer internships

Bainbridge Youth Services (BYS) and the Rotary Club of Bainbridge Island are working together to promote the social and emotional well-being of our adolescents and young adults. One way they do this is through sponsorship of a summer internship program where high school students get […]

<i>Podcast: Community Cafe: </i>Bainbridge VIP group: Supporting the Visually Impaired since 1992

Podcast: Community Cafe: Bainbridge VIP group: Supporting the Visually Impaired since 1992

Struggling with reduced eyesight? Bainbridge Island’s VIP support group can help. Founded in 1992, the VIP has been helping Visually Impaired Persons for over 25 years. The VIP group offers a variety of resources, including help with medical issues, adaptive aids, and reading materials, access […]

<i>Podcast: Community Cafe: </i><br>From Historic Bakery to Community Hall: The Fort Ward Restoration Project

Podcast: Community Cafe:
From Historic Bakery to Community Hall: The Fort Ward Restoration Project

The community of Fort Ward is working together to restore the fort’s historic bakery building for use as a community hall and gathering place. A collaborative effort of Friends of Fort Ward, the Fort Ward Youth Advisory Committee, the Bainbridge Island Metro Park and Recreation […]

<i>Podcast: Community Cafe: </i><br>BISD Superintendent Peter Bang-Knudsen invites nominations for the new BISD Strong Award

Podcast: Community Cafe:
BISD Superintendent Peter Bang-Knudsen invites nominations for the new BISD Strong Award

What do a  kindergartner, a 12th grader, and a school bus driver have in common? Each has the potential to be awarded the Bainbridge Island School District’s new BISD Strong Award. This award, created as part of a new district-wide initiative around raising social and […]

<i>Podcast: Community Cafe: </i><br>Battle Point Astronomical Association and BARN tackle joint restoration project

Podcast: Community Cafe:
Battle Point Astronomical Association and BARN tackle joint restoration project

In an inspiring example of community collaboration, the Battle Point Astronomical Association and Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network are teaming up to upgrade the BPAA telescopes and functionality. In December of 2017 the Bainbridge City Council, acting on the recommendations of the Cultural Funding Advisory Committee, […]

<i>Podcast: Community Cafe:</i> <br>A ‘Net Neutrality’ chat with Kitsap PUD’s community broadband manager

Podcast: Community Cafe:
A ‘Net Neutrality’ chat with Kitsap PUD’s community broadband manager

  Many of us internet users and small independent web publishers believe that ‘net neutrality’ is a policy that helps to make the internet valuable as a democratic and level playing field of information for one and all. In a week when internet users across […]