All posts filed under: Spirit of Mercer Island

Two special Mercer Island properties available for the 1st time in almost 100 years

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Mercer Island News / Spirit of Mercer Island

Penned by Kelly Weisfield, the broker representing  two lovely, multi-acre properties, the article below shares a bit of history regarding both pieces of property, and the family who called them home.  For the first time in nearly 100 years, two special pieces of property on Mercer Island are for sale. On 6610 East Mercer Way sits a 4 bedroom, mid-century modern rambler on more than an acre of flat land with 173’ of low bank […]

Mercer Island Spotlight: New Seasons Market Talk N’ Shop

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Mercer Island Spotlight / Spirit of Mercer Island

New Seasons Market has been such a nice addition to Mercer Island Town Center. They offer a great shopping experience, a handy place to grab lunch, and they have already been partnering with local non-profits. A service New Seasons Market offers that you might not be familiar with is access to a store nutritionist. Tran Hoang is the nutritionist on staff at the Mercer Island store. She works full-time at the island location, as it […]

Jumpstart Your Healthy Resolutions With New Seasons Market Mercer Island

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Mercer Island News / Spirit of Mercer Island

Did you make any health-related resolutions at the New Year? New Seasons Market on Mercer Island is all set to help you establish healthy eating habits and pump up your nutrition knowledge! Every Saturday this month, you can jumpstart your January by attending a free talk given by NSM nutritionist Tran Hoang. Registration is required, but other than that be ready to support your healthy resolutions with helpful information. Below is a schedule of the January Jumpstart […]

Mercer Island Resident “Knits It Out Of The Park” For The We’ve Got You Covered Winter Drive

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#tacklehomelessness / Spirit of Mercer Island

Mercer Island resident Carla Kepler has a passion for knitting. It started when her children were old enough to attend a local play group. She could keep her hands busy while she watched her children play. What began as a casual interest developed into an opportunity to enjoy her craft while sowing compassion throughout the Mercer Island community, and beyond. It could be said that sharing the love of knitting, and encouraging compassion, are missions for […]

Mercer Island Rocks!

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Community Happening / Spirit of Mercer Island

Yesterday, there was a fun surprise on the steps of the Windermere Building. Someone had placed this rock in an inconspicuous place, so it could be discovered and shared. When I spied the rock, it  put a smile on my face. But, when I picked up the rock and saw the delightful sail boat on the other side, finding this gem made my day. I followed the directions on the rock and found the Facebook […]

Please Join Us This Weekend At Mercer Island’s Summer Celebration !

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Community Happening / Spirit of Mercer Island / Summer Celebration

  Summer Celebration is coming back to Mercer Island’s Mercerdale Park and Luther Burbank Park on July 9th and 10th, complete with live entertainment and events at our Windermere Stage. We’ll be at the Saturday morning parade handing out festive swag and cheering on the parade participants.  Our office is proud to be sponsoring a fun children’s gardening event and a booth with fun giveaways for kids and grownups alike…   “My First Garden” Free […]

2016 Recycle Event Wrap Up: Record Breaking Success!

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Community Happening / Spirit of Mercer Island

Our 2016 Recycle Event was the best one we have held, to date! This year’s coordinators, Marianne Parks and Seamus Pelan, shared that the 1 Green Planet trucks were filled to the brim, as was the shredding truck on site. Marianne said, “It was a great day to recycle! This was a recording breaking event. The shredder never stopped shredding, and we almost filled the 1 Green Planet trucks. It’s cathartic for our customers and […]

9 Ways To Build Community In Your Neighborhood

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community / Spirit of Mercer Island

As I prepared a blog post wrapping up Windermere Mercer Island’s Community Service Day (CSD) 2016, I was pondering how to keep the good feeling of CSD going throughout the year. I did some research on ways to build community in our neighborhoods. Each article I read touted using our front yards as gathering spots so we can get to know our neighbors better. But there were other inspiring suggestions that appeared in several of the articles. […]

Wrapping Up Community Service Day 2016 & How To Keep It Going Year-Round

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Community Happening / Homeowner Tips / Spirit of Mercer Island

Every year in June, the Northwest Windermere Real Estate offices close their doors for the day to perform community services in their neighborhoods. Community Service Day (CSD) has been part of the Windermere company culture since the 1980s! This year, Windermere Mercer Island conducted a drive for Eastside Baby Corner (EBC) to help the non-profit provide the basics for the 700 King County children they serve per week. With your help during the drive, on […]