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Nathan Hambley thinks being a Seattlelite means being civically engaged July 29, 2013

Filed under: 10 Question Profile — seattleworks @ 9:03 am

1. Name: Nathan Hambley

    Neighborhood: Eastlake

    Occupation: Public Relations

    Years in Seattle: 13

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

Elliott Bay Books

3. Your first interaction with Seattle Works was…?

A work party to clear blackberry bushes and ivy on Capitol Hill.

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

Probably a tasting menu at the original Mistral in Belltown back in 2000.

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

Seattle CityClub and Seattle Chefs Collaborative.

6. Which coffee shop do you most frequent?

Voxx on Eastlake. It’s a block from my house and they serve Lighthouse, my favorite coffee.

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

Educational, fun, inspirational

8. Mariners, Sounders, or Seahawks?


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

Probably canvassing for a local political race on Whidbey Island, which is where I grew up. I was in high school at the time.

10. What makes someone a Seattleite?

I’d say a love of the outdoors (while not minding the rain too much), reading and being civically involved. That might just describe me, but I do know we rank near the top in terms of literacy and civic engagement, so I’m going with it.

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


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