PHOTO: US Bank Presents $5,000 Check to Navos ‘Drug-Free Youth Coalition’


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On the left above is John Hannahs, Branch Manager for US Bank in White Center; on the right is Dusty Bailey, US Bank Downtown Seattle District Manager, presenting one of those really cool over-sized checks (for $5,000!) to Rudy Garza, Navos Drug-Free Youth Coalition Coordinator.

The presentation happened Wednesday afternoon at the Navos campus in Burien (1210 SW 136th Street), just after a training session for members of the coalition from throughout the state on Positive Community Norms.

Last July, Navos received a King County grant to create a community-based coalition for drug free youth in the Burien/White Center communities, with Garza hired to lead it.

“Navos has been responding to the needs of people with mental illness in King County for over 40-years,” reads an announcement. “Its services are targeted to those who live at or near poverty, often as a result of their mental illness. The mission of Navos is to improve the quality of life of people vulnerable to mental illness by providing a broad continuum of care.”

For more information on Navos and all they do for the community, visit www.navos.org.

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