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Ben Peters knows which stadium has the best food May 20, 2013

Filed under: 10 Question Profile — seattleworks @ 9:01 am

1. Name: Ben Peters

    Neighborhood: Capitol Hill

    Occupation: Program Manager at Microsoft

    Years in Seattle: 3

2. Where is your favorite place to go in Seattle?

I love Knee High Stocking Company. It’s great for drinks and meaningful conversation.

3. Your first interaction with Seattle Works was…?

Missing my first project ever:-p Don’t worry, it’s not a trend. But seriously, meeting my team on the second project, 2 years ago, was great.

4. What’s the best meal you’ve eaten in the Seattle area?

Sushi at Momiji. So many great options!

5. Are you involved with any other Seattle nonprofit organizations?

I was a Big Brother for a year at Big Brothers Big Sisters Puget Sound. I’m helping organize the first ever Seattle Hills Relay for Life.

6. Which coffee shop do you most frequent?

Stumptown on Pine.

7. What three words best describe your experience with Seattle Works?

Quality friends, beer

8. Mariners, Sounders, or Seahawks?

Mariners. I like baseball stadium food.

9.  What is your most (or first) memorable volunteer experience?

I love Marra Farms. It’s such a great organization, helping out the community and growing great veggies. It gives me a chance to garden, which is really nice since I only have a few plants in my apartment.

10. What makes someone a Seattleite?

Complaining about transit and using it anyway because you love the environment. Eating fresh fish. Drinking lots of beer. Owning a $200 pair of sunglasses you only use twice a year. Thinking Bocce Ball and Kickball are sports.

This weekly 10 question profile is Seattle Works way of highlighting and saying THANK YOU to all that our volunteers, leaders, community partners, board members, committee members, etc do for our community! We’re asking the same 10 questions to various Seattle Works participants as a fun way to feature the different ways to be involved with Seattle Works and in Seattle.

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P.S. In case you’re interested, the inspiration behind these interviews comes from NY Mag’s weekly blog post.


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