January 14, 2014
Eastside Friends of Seniors has begun the search for a new administrator to lead the nonprofit organization that was founded in 1997 to provide assistance to older residents of the community to maintain their independence.
The board posted the vacancy on its website after accepting the resignation of Executive Director Claire Petersky, who has guided the growth and fundraising activities for the nonprofit group for the past five years.
October 1, 2013
Jeff Renner, of KING 5 news, hosts the second annual Gathering for Seniors at noon Oct. 11 at the Bellevue Hilton to benefit the activities of Eastside Friends of Seniors.
Eastside Friends of Seniors is a nonprofit organization that began serving seniors in Issaquah and the Sammamish Plateau in 1997 as Faith in Action. The group changed its name in 2011 to reflect its mission and has expanded its free services into Bellevue and the Snoqualmie Valley.
July 9, 2013
More than a dozen volunteers from the Eastside gave up the first sunny Saturday of the summer to provide some much needed safety upgrades on the singlewide mobile home occupied by an elderly woman who lives on Tiger Mountain.
Members of the I-90 Church in Issaquah teamed with volunteers from Eastside Friends of Seniors to install a wheelchair ramp to the outside deck, and repaired rotted boards on the porch where Leila Forbeck fell and broke her leg in 20 places in September. The unpaid workers also replaced and painted drywall that had been damaged when the water heater in the tiny trailer failed several months ago.