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Be sure to visit www.juanitaneighborhoods.org for the latest updates to these and other topics of interest to the Juanita Community. For comments and questions, please e-mail us at jnaneighborhood@gmail.com.

 
JNA General Meeting on Monday, March 9th.
The next Juanita Neighborhood Association general meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 9th, 2015 at Juanita Elementary School at 7 p.m. 
Among the topics on the agenda will be a discussion of the I-405 Express Toll Lanes Project by the WSDOT Toll Division. This was originally scheduled for the January meeting, but was delayed due to illness.

The general meeting is open to the residents and businesses of the Juanita community.
Save Juanita Beach meeting on March 9th at 6:00pm.
Please join us on Monday, March 9th at Juanita Elementary School at 6:00pm (just prior to the JNA general meeting) to hear about the latest updates on the fight to save Juanita Beach Park and help us strategize on how best to continue an effective campaign against siting the ARC Center there.
An online petition has been developed to request the city council remove Juanita Beach from consideration as a site for the  ARC center.  ARC PETITION
For more information go to www.savejuanitabeach.org.
Weaver's Pond Clean-up Work Party on March 7.
Volunteers are needed to pull weeds and plant natives at Weaver's Pond on 109th Ave. NE near NE 134th Street in north Juanita.  Four work parties are scheduled, each on the first Saturday at 10 am until noon in the months of March, April, May and June.  March 7 is the first work party, where we will start pulling and digging up 45 years of overgrown non-native blackberry bushes, ivy and other weeds.  We will be using no chemicals, just shovels and clippers.  Bring your gloves, clippers, a shovel and a friend or two.  We'll have some extra shovels and clippers available.  Rain or shine.
For more information please check out our flyer on the JNA website at http://juanitaneighborhood.weebly.com/weavers-pond.html.
Please Consider Joining the JNA Board.
The March general meeting will be the last meeting before JNA elections are held in May. Please consider joining our board and helping your community grow stronger. There are lots of opportunities available for people who wish to contribute. Every little bit helps!
Help JNA Plan our Summer Social.
We are soliciting volunteers to help the picnic chair plan the JNA summer social to be held in August. If you are interested, please e-mail us at jnaneighborhood@gmail.com. This year's party will be dog-oriented and will take place in the field on the north side of Juanita Beach Park on Sunday, August 30th. Help us plan activities for this fun event!
Upcoming CERT Classes.

WATER SAFETY AND STORAGE WORKSHOP

March 9, 2015 (Monday) 7-9 PM at Fire Station 26
Address: 9930 124th Avenue NE, Kirkland, WA 98033

We can't last long without water!  In the event of a disaster, having sufficient water can mean the difference between life and death.  How much is enough? How should you store it?  Is it safe to drink?

To register:  www.KirklandCERT.com  and look under the "Preparedness Workshops"

(Of course you will all be too busy attending the JNA meeting that night, right?)

ALL ABOUT CRIBBING (for CERT grads)

March 23, 2015 (Monday) 7-9 PM at Fire Station 26
Address: 9930 124th Avenue NE, Kirkland, WA 98033
 
There’s never enough time in the CERT course to practice cribbing to the point of feeling comfortable and confident with it.  Join Firefighter Jesse Martindale and members of the CERT team  to review and practice the art of cribbing. We will have two teams which will alternate the cribbing with Search and Rescue review.  A minimum of 20 students are needed to hold the class, so register soon at www.KirklandCERT.com. 
 
City Council to meet with JNA in April.
The Kirkland City Council will host a special meeting with the Juanita Neighborhood Association on Monday, April 13th at 6:45pm at the Kirkland Justice Center, 11740 NE 118th St. (the old Costco Home behind Fred Meyer). Please join us and bring your questions and concerns for the council.
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