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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. 056 – Lora Swift, ED of West Seattle Junction Association

Ep. 056 – Lora Swift, ED of West Seattle Junction Association

This week’s guest is Lora Swift, executive director of the West Seattle Junction Association. Lora is also the 2018 winner of the Westsider of The Year Award for her outstanding contribution to the West Seattle community. In 2002, Lora started Hotwire Coffee in the West Seattle Junction, firmly establishing herself as a valuable member and collaborator in the community. After running the business for many years, she made the bitter sweet decision to sell Hotwire Coffee and continued to follow…

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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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Ep. 053 – Danielle Marchioro, Highline Medical Center Foundation

Ep. 053 – Danielle Marchioro, Highline Medical Center Foundation

This week’s guest is Danielle Marchioro, Executive Director of Highline Medical Center Foundation. Danielle joined Highline Medical Foundation four months ago to promote the mission of the organization. She spends her days getting out in the community, networking with board members, getting connected and plugging in with people. It’s her mission to share the story of the foundation and what they do in raising money to help Highline Medical Center Hospital provide access to quality health care for the members…

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Ep 052 – Tony Burlison, owner of Dark Timber Coffee

Ep 052 – Tony Burlison, owner of Dark Timber Coffee

This week’s guest is Tony Burlison, Owner of Dark Timber Coffee. They specialize in backcountry / backpacking coffee singles (Ascent Packs), with a large emphasis in wildlife and public lands conservation, so a portion of all their sales are donated to organizations that focus on conservation and educating the public on the importance of public lands. Highlights From This Episode: Dark Timber Coffee was started in 2017 and is currently available exclusively online but prior to opening Dark Timber, Tony was…

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Ep. 051 – Joslin Roth & Darci Bressler, Owners of Resting Waters Aquamation

Ep. 051 – Joslin Roth & Darci Bressler, Owners of Resting Waters Aquamation

This week’s guest is Joslin Roth & Darci Bressler, Owners of Resting Waters. Resting Waters is a West Seattle pet funeral home and Washington State’s first pet aquamation business, providing a more personal death-care option and alternative to pet-burial, fire cremation or leaving them with your veterinarian. Episode Links & Resources: Guest’s Website: http://www.restingwaters.com Like on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/restingwaters/ Follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/restingwaters Follow on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/restingwaters/ Seattle Times Article: https://www.seattletimes.com/pacific-nw-magazine/a-respectful-eco-friendly-way-to-say-goodbye/ Write or call your representative on WA State House Bill 1700 Concerning Cremation by biochemical hydrolysis – http://apps2.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=1700&Year=2017&BillNumber=1700&Year=2017 Guest’s…

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Ep. 050 – Meghan Reese & Malika Siddiq, Creators of West Seattle Vibes

Ep. 050 – Meghan Reese & Malika Siddiq, Creators of West Seattle Vibes

This week’s guest is Meghan Reese & Malika Siddiq, the creators of West Seattle Vibes (Instagram Page). West Seattle Vibes is a neighborhood Instagram page created to support the West Seattle Neighborhood: To checkout new and favorite restaurants, bars and shops. Episode Links & Resources: Guest’s Instagram – Follow them at: https://www.instagram.com/westseattlevibes/ Email at: WestSeattleVibes@gmail.com Lika-Love FB Page: https://www.facebook.com/Likalovefashion/ Business & Non-profit shoutouts: Lika Love (Malika Siddiq’s business): https://likalove.com The Nook: https://www.thenookseattle.com West Side Baby: http://westsidebaby.org Past episode interview with Nancy Woodland of West Side…

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Ep. 049 – Danielle Holstein, Owner of Holstein Studios

Ep. 049 – Danielle Holstein, Owner of Holstein Studios

This week’s guest is Danielle Holstein, Owner of Holstein Studios. Holstein Studios is a commercial photography and videography visual marketing agency. Their focus is brands and businesses and tell their stories and help them come to life, specifically in the food and beverage space. Episode Links & Resources: Guest’s Website: https://www.holsteinstudios.com Like on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HolsteinStudios/ Learn more about Christian, Sea-Town Real Estate and more at: www.Sea-Town.com Ways to Subscribe to The Sea-Town Podcast: “Like” the Sea-Town Podcast FaceBook Page HERE Click here to subscribe…

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Ep. 048 – Jill Bruyere, Owner of Fitness Revolution

Ep. 048 – Jill Bruyere, Owner of Fitness Revolution

This week’s guest is Jill Bruyere, Owner of Fitness Revolution in the West Seattle Alaska Junction. Fitness Revolution was born out of Jill’s love for playing soccer, fitness & helping people through being a fitness personal trainer. Get fit and have fun. Episode Links & Resources: Guest’s Website: FitnessRevolutionWithJill.com Like on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/runwithjillbootcamp Follow on Twitter: https://twitter.com/runwithjill Guest’s word of wisdom: Don’t wait… just get started with something today. Get out and do something and don’t wait for life or your schedule to be perfect….

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