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Ep. 073 – Marmalade LIVE from WS Beer & Music Festival

Ep. 073 – Marmalade LIVE from WS Beer & Music Festival

Another special episode this week with an interview with the band Marmalade recorded LIVE from the West Seattle Beer & Music Festival. They are a sweet 12 piece improve funk band with 2 DJs! Check them out during any of their regular shows in the Fremont neighborhood in Seattle. Marmalade was formed in 2002 and has been playing together so well for so long that they blend together perfectly. They play completely live and improvisational. It’s never the same but…

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Ep. 069 – Phil Tavel, running for Seattle City Council District 1 (West Seattle)

Ep. 069 – Phil Tavel, running for Seattle City Council District 1 (West Seattle)

This week’s guest is Phil Tavel, who is running for Seattle City Council District 1 (West Seattle). Phil has lived in West Seattle for over 20 years, has owned multiple small businesses and is primed to be a great representative for the desires and needs of the people in District 1. Phil is running for City Council because he believes that Seattle can do better. Four years ago he ran for City Council and finished 3rd. Phil says that the…

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Ep. 067 – Joe Jeannot – West Seattle Supper Club & Beer/Music Festival

Ep. 067 – Joe Jeannot – West Seattle Supper Club & Beer/Music Festival

This week’s guest is Joe Jeannot, founder of the West Seattle Supper Club & West Seattle Beer and Music Festival. Joe has been putting on community events in Seattle for years to bring great food, drink and people together. Joe is born and raised in Seattle. He has always been a social person and little by little starting doing events. He enjoys getting people together and having gatherings. Joe is preparing to launch a rooftop series. Looking back, Joe has…

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Ep. 64 – Holli Margell, Owner of Native Light Photography

Ep. 64 – Holli Margell, Owner of Native Light Photography

This week’s guest is Holli Margell, Owner of Native Light Photography. She specializes in photography for small businesses, including branding photos and career portraits, aka a headshot with a purpose.  Holli has a background in families and weddings but found a niche in photography for small business owners. She is a business photographer. She shoots photos for LinkedIn, websites and a diverse range of  business purposes. Learn more about Holli,  Native Light Photography, how Holli got to where she is today and…

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Ep. 63 – Amy King, Co-owner Square Peg Dev. & Weld Seattle

Ep. 63 – Amy King, Co-owner Square Peg Dev. & Weld Seattle

This week’s guest is Amy King, Co-owner of Square Peg Development & Weld Seattle Non-profit. Square Peg Dev. is a collection of Seattle based construction companies focused on the building of quality products and productive people. They also run Pallet, building high quality, cost-effective portable shelter systems, focused on preventing and reducing homelessness through employment & the products themselves.

 They faced difficulty when trying to find construction labor when they first started, leading Square Peg Construction to hire previously incarcerated…

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Ep. 62 – Janis Lemert, Owner of Lemert Organizing Company

Ep. 62 – Janis Lemert, Owner of Lemert Organizing Company

This week’s guest is Janis Lemert, Owner of Lemert Organizing Company. Her passion as a Professional Organizer is to help individuals and businesses take control of their surroundings, their time, and their systems for life. Janis is a certified Professional Organizer (through the National Association of Professional Organizers) and fully licensed and insured to help put her clients at ease, that she has the training and care to respectfully handle and help with organizing her client’s personal possessions. Janis has…

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Ep. 060 – Kailee Powers, Kailee Elizabeth Photography

Ep. 060 – Kailee Powers, Kailee Elizabeth Photography

This week’s guest is Kailee Powers, owner of Kailee Elizabeth Photography in the Seattle and Eastside area. Kailee has been running her photography business for a number of years. She started her business at the age of 15 when she was in high school. She had been taking pictures for awhile on the side and eventually was approached to do work for someone for money. The focus of Kailee’s business is excellent customer service and making it an experience rather…

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Ep. 058 – Marty Hartman, Executive Director of Mary’s Place

Ep. 058 – Marty Hartman, Executive Director of Mary’s Place

This week’s guest is Marty Hartman, the Executive Director of Mary’s Place. Mary’s Place fills the gap for people between the time they lose their home to when they find a new permanent residence. They provide ‘homes for now’ while offering families housing, safety and resources. Mary’s Place has always been about removing barriers so people can find a place to stay as soon as possible. They take in single moms with kids, dads with kids, families with pets, multigenerational…

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Ep. 057 – Christian Harris, Founder of Sea-Town Real Estate

Ep. 057 – Christian Harris, Founder of Sea-Town Real Estate

This week Christian Harris is stepping into the hot seat and was interviewed by Laura Swift. He is the normal host of this podcast, as well as the founder and owner of Sea-Town Real Estate, which he started in January of 2017. He calls West Seattle home, has been married for 12 years and has a seven-year-old son.  Priory to getting into the real estate business, he was a finish carpenter & high-end remodeler for 15 years. Now Christian is…

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Ep 055 – Linnea Westerlind, author of Discovering Seattle Parks

Ep 055 – Linnea Westerlind, author of Discovering Seattle Parks

This week’s guest is Linnea Westerlind, author of “Discovering Seattle Parks: A Local’s Guide”. Linnea graduated from college with a degree in journalism and mass communications and public relations with a passion for the nonprofit sector. Today, Linnea is a mom of three who lives in West Seattle. After having her first kid in 2009, she came up with the goal of visiting every park in Seattle in a year, as a way to get out of the house. As…

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