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Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien Community Center Tuesday

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien Community Center Tuesday

Please help end the summer blood shortage – donate at A Blood Drive being held at the Burien Community Center on Tuesday, Aug. 14, from 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Click HERE to schedule online! “Walk-ins... [Read more]

Quiet Skies Puget Sound releases statement on Horizon Air incident

Quiet Skies Puget Sound releases statement on Horizon Air incident

Quiet Skies Puget Sound released the following statement about the tragic Horizon Air incident that started at Sea-Tac Airport Friday night, Aug. 10, and resulted in the death of grounds crew member Richard... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Work Parties at new Mary’s Place Burien facility

Volunteers needed for Work Parties at new Mary’s Place Burien facility

Mary’s Place is seeking Volunteers to help them prepare their new Burien home, a family shelter opening at the former Lakeside Milam Recovery Center site. Several Volunteer Work Parties are scheduled... [Read more]

Tree owners in South King County invited to share fruit for ‘Harvest for All’

Tree owners in South King County invited to share fruit for ‘Harvest for All’

Non-profit City Fruit is seeking tree owners in South King County to join its growing fruit sharing community as the organization prepares for its first major Harvest outside Seattle. Earlier this year... [Read more]

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien City Hall on Thursday, July 19

Donors needed for Blood Drive at Burien City Hall on Thursday, July 19

Donors are needed for a Blood Drive that will be held at Burien City Hall on Thursday, July 19: To learn more about donating platelets, click here. During summer, the community’s blood supply drops... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Miller Creek Trail Work Party on Saturday, July 21

Volunteers needed for Miller Creek Trail Work Party on Saturday, July 21

Volunteers are needed for a Miller Creek Trail Work Party on Saturday, July 21. The Miller Creek Trail in Burien provides important recreational opportunity and valuable fish and wildlife habitat. “Join... [Read more]

REMINDER: Donors needed for Blood Drive at Community Center this Thursday

REMINDER: Donors needed for Blood Drive at Community Center this Thursday

REMINDER: Donors are needed for a Blood Drive at the Burien Community Center this Thursday, June 21. The drive will run from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., then from 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. 45 minutes of your time... [Read more]

Blood Drive will be held at Burien Community Center on Thursday, June 21

Blood Drive will be held at Burien Community Center on Thursday, June 21

A Blood Drive will be held at the Burien Community Center on Thursday, June 21. 45 minutes of your time donating blood can potentially save up to 3 lives. Donations of all 8 blood types are needed daily. WHEN:... [Read more]

REMINDER: Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Work Party this Saturday

REMINDER: Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Work Party this Saturday

Volunteers are needed to join friends and neighbors in helping protect and restore Walker Preserve this Saturday, Jun 16, from 9:30 a.m. – Noon. The weather forecast is calling for sunshine and temperatures... [Read more]

Exchange Club of Highline’s annual Toilet Paper Drive is this Saturday, June 9

Exchange Club of Highline’s annual Toilet Paper Drive is this Saturday, June 9

This Saturday, June 9, the Exchange Club of Highline will be holding their annual Toilet Paper Drive. Butt wait – why a Toilet Paper Drive? You ask…? Did you know that you can’t buy toilet... [Read more]

Burien Arts seeking Volunteers to help at Strawberry Shortcake Booth June 16-17

Burien Arts seeking Volunteers to help at Strawberry Shortcake Booth June 16-17

Burien Arts is seeking Volunteers to help at their annual Strawberry Shortcake Booth on June 16 and 17 in downtown Burien. Can YOU volunteer? Five people are needed at the booth for each shift between... [Read more]

Philanthropic partnership helps Mary’s Place purchase location in Burien

Philanthropic partnership helps Mary’s Place purchase location in Burien

Mary’s Place announced this week that – thanks to a partnership with the Caputo Family of Mercer Island – they were able to purchase the former Lakeside Milam Recovery Center at 12845 Ambaum... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Work Party at Miller Creek this Saturday, May 19

Volunteers needed for Work Party at Miller Creek this Saturday, May 19

Volunteers are needed to join Burien and King County residents in a learning and restoration event along Miller Creek this Saturday, May 19. “We will kick off the day learning how to identify a few... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to donate at Blood Drive at Burien City Hall Thursday

Volunteers needed to donate at Blood Drive at Burien City Hall Thursday

Organizers tell us that they are very low on sign-ups for this Thursday’s blood drive at Burien City Hall, but are “grateful to the 3 donors who booked a time to attend.” “Please sign... [Read more]

REMINDER: Discover Burien’s Clean Sweep is this Saturday, April 28!

REMINDER: Discover Burien’s Clean Sweep is this Saturday, April 28!

REMINDER: Discover Burien’s annual Clean Sweep is a citywide clean-up event which will take place this Saturday, April 28, from 8 a.m. – Noon. Volunteers are asked to gather at 8 a.m. at the Burien... [Read more]

Burien Localists launches ‘Project: Barrier Breakers (Spanish Speakers Social)’

Burien Localists launches ‘Project: Barrier Breakers (Spanish Speakers Social)’

Our friends at the Burien Localists group have just launched a great new ongoing event – ‘Project: Barrier Breakers (Spanish Speakers Social)’ – where they’re matching people whose... [Read more]

Early Easter and spring break vacation triggers urgent need for blood donors

Early Easter and spring break vacation triggers urgent need for blood donors

The cumulative impact of an early Easter and widespread spring break vacations has triggered a special appeal to donors to help meet urgent patient needs in Northwest hospitals. “A dip in donor collections... [Read more]

Donate blood, get a FREE sub sandwich Friday at Five Corners Shopping Center

Donate blood, get a FREE sub sandwich Friday at Five Corners Shopping Center

Donate blood and you’ll get a FREE sub sandwich from Jersey Mike’s this Friday, March 30 at the Five Corners Shopping Center. Here are the details: WHAT: Blood drive WHEN: Friday, March 30,... [Read more]

Local Rotarians from Burien & White Center are making international impact

Local Rotarians from Burien & White Center are making international impact

The Rotary Club of Burien/White Center is the sponsor and recipient of a large Rotary International matching grant for a project in the remote Ballia region of India. Residents there have suffered... [Read more]

Volunteers needed for Miller Creek Trail Work Party on Saturday, March 31

Volunteers needed for Miller Creek Trail Work Party on Saturday, March 31

Volunteers are needed for a Miller Creek Trail Work Party on Saturday, March 31! The Miller Creek Trail in Burien provides important recreational opportunity and valuable fish and wildlife habitat. Join... [Read more]

Help clean B-Town at Discover Burien’s Clean Sweep on Saturday, April 28

Help clean B-Town at Discover Burien’s Clean Sweep on Saturday, April 28

Discover Burien’s annual Clean Sweep is a citywide clean-up event, which will take place on Saturday, April 28, from 8 a.m. – Noon. Volunteers are asked to gather at 8 a.m. at the Burien Fire... [Read more]

REMINDER: Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Work Party Saturday!

REMINDER: Volunteers needed for Walker Preserve Work Party Saturday!

Walker Preserve is a community treasure that needs your help! Join your friends and neighbors to help remove English Ivy – an invasive species – and restore native trees & shrubs. We will also... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to help improve Walker Preserve on Saturday, March 3

Volunteers needed to help improve Walker Preserve on Saturday, March 3

Join your friends and neighbors for a few hours to help improve your local park and enhance fish and wildlife habitat, with the next opportunity on Saturday, March 3. Why Walker Preserve? Walker Preserve... [Read more]

Volunteers needed to clean-up a stretch of SR 509 this Sunday, Feb. 18

Volunteers needed to clean-up a stretch of SR 509 this Sunday, Feb. 18

Volunteers are needed to help a new group called ‘Localists of Burien‘ do clean-up work on a stretch of the SR 509 freeway this Sunday, Feb. 18, starting at Noon. If you’d like to lend... [Read more]