Friday, September 28, 2012

NEST Hosting Lecture Sunday On History Of Washington State

North East Seattle Together (NEST) is holding a lecture on exploring the visual history of Washington State with Dr. Lorraine McConaghy, historian at the Museum of History and Industry.

Dr. McConaghy will discuss her book: New Land, North of the Columbia, as well as these topics:

·Viewing history through letters, images, ads, and other documents
·Perusing history from the original call for secession from Oregon Territory to today
·Examining the “What If” of proposed ideas in Washington that were never completed

The community gathering, is from 6:30-8:00pm on Sunday at the Sand Point Community United Methodist Church, Perry Hall (4710 NE 70th Street.)

NEST is a non-profit grassroots operation serving NE Seattle seniors by creating a "virtual village" to helping them be able to stay in their own homes and neighborhoods they love. Volunteers provide companionship,  care, as well as help seniors with a wide range of services, including gardening, computer help and more.  to seniors aging in their homes.  Ongoing classes (fitness, etc) are also offered, as well as access to events, transportation services, and various services (such as estate planners) whoprovide their services at a discount to members.

The cost is $55 a month for individuals or $600 annually. A two person household can join for $85 monthly, or $900 a year. Included in the benefits to members of NEST are y volunteers who help in providing a wide range of services to seniors (yard work, gardening, computer assistance, etc) and ongoing classes (fitness, etc) and events, transportation services, and various services (such as estate planners) will provide their services as a discount to members.

For more information go here or call 206-525-6378.

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