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Highline Schools Foundation awards $94,000 to 2015 Scholarship Winners

Highline Schools Foundation awards $94,000 to 2015 Scholarship Winners

The Highline Schools Foundation 2015 Scholarship recipients with proud family members and HSF Trustees. Click image to see larger version. Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com The Highline Schools Foundation... [Read more]

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Wooden Business Cards available now at Advertiser Burien Trophy

Ever given your business card to someone and wondered whether they’ll still have it a week from now? Well, you can pretty much guarantee the longevity of your cards with the high-quality wooden... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards Breakfast breaks giving records

Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards Breakfast breaks giving records

Highline Schools Foundation Alaska Airlines Scholarship recipient Cecilia Vu with Alaska Airlines’ Aileen Cronin (Foundation Trustee) and Brad Tilden. Last Friday morning (April 17), over 200 people... [Read more]

Discover Burien Awards Dinner & Auction raises over $20,000 Friday night

Discover Burien Awards Dinner & Auction raises over $20,000 Friday night

Photos courtesy Discover Burien.   The Discover Burien Awards Dinner and Auction – held last Friday, March 20 – raised over $20,000 – almost 25% more than what was raised last year. “Discover... [Read more]

Senior Services seeking nominations for ‘Inspire Positive Aging Award’ by April 27

Senior Services seeking nominations for ‘Inspire Positive Aging Award’ by April 27

Local non-profit Senior Services is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Inspire Positive Aging Award, with a deadline set for April 27, 2015. Nomination forms are available at www.inspire-award.org.... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s ‘Best of Burien’ award winners announced; dinner is March 20

Discover Burien’s ‘Best of Burien’ award winners announced; dinner is March 20

Discover Burien on Thursday (March 12) released the list of winners for its ‘Best of Burien’ awards, which will be presented at their annual fundraiser dinner on Friday, March 20. Using the... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation seeking nominations for Gold Star Awards

Highline Schools Foundation seeking nominations for Gold Star Awards

The Highline Schools Foundation is seeking nominations for this year’s Gold Star Awards, the theme of which will be “Own Your Impact,” and with the big event set for Friday, April 17. The deadline... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Discover Burien ‘Best of Burien’ awards will be March 20

SAVE THE DATE: Discover Burien ‘Best of Burien’ awards will be March 20

SAVE THE DATE: Discover Burien’s annual ‘Best of Burien’ Dinner and Auction fundraiser will be held starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 20 at the Burien Community Center, located at 14700 6th Ave... [Read more]

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This Fall, think of Advertiser Burien Trophy for awards, gifts and more!

We stopped in recently to say Hi to B-Town Blog Advertiser Angie Coy-Jackson of Burien Trophy, which is located at 213 SW 153rd right here in B-Town. Burien Trophy had a busy summer providing trophies... [Read more]

Highline Historical Society reaps awards for ‘Hope in Hard Times’ exhibit

Highline Historical Society reaps awards for ‘Hope in Hard Times’ exhibit

The Highline Historical Society has been reaping acclaim and honors for its ‘Hope in Hard Times’ exhibit, which ran from October through December last year…

Three Burien Police Officers honored with Service Awards

Three Burien Police Officers honored with Service Awards

Three members of the Burien Police Department received Police Service Awards at the City Council meeting Monday night (click image to see larger version): Honored for their life-saving actions were (holding... [Read more]

PHOTOS: ‘Citizens of the Year’ honored at City Council meeting

PHOTOS: ‘Citizens of the Year’ honored at City Council meeting

Just before the start of Monday night’s (April 21) City Council meeting, the 2014 “Citizens of the Year” were honored at City Hall for making “significant contributions to the community.” Winners... [Read more]

Discover Burien Awards Dinner and Auction raises over $16,000

Discover Burien Awards Dinner and Auction raises over $16,000

[EDITOR’S NOTE: BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer is on the Board of Discover Burien, a local business non-profit.] The Discover Burien Awards Dinner and Auction, held on Friday, March 28, raised... [Read more]

Discover Burien gives out awards to locals who are ‘Making Burien Awesome’

Discover Burien gives out awards to locals who are ‘Making Burien Awesome’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer is on the Board of Discover Burien, a local business non-profit whose mission is ‘Making Burien Awesome!’] Story & Photos by Scott... [Read more]

Discover Burien announces ‘Best of Burien’ award winners; dinner is Mar. 28

Discover Burien announces ‘Best of Burien’ award winners; dinner is Mar. 28

[DISCLAIMER: BTB Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer is a Board member for Discover Burien, a local non-profit business association.] On Tuesday (March 18), Discover Burien announced its ‘Best of Burien’... [Read more]

REMINDER: Deadline to vote for Discover Burien’s ‘Best of Burien’ is Wed.

REMINDER: Deadline to vote for Discover Burien’s ‘Best of Burien’ is Wed.

REMINDER: The deadline to vote for Discover Burien’s annual ‘Best of Burien’ competition is this Wednesday, March 5 – to place your vote, click here. Winners will be announced at the organization’s... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s annual ‘Best of Burien’ Dinner/Auction will be March 28

Discover Burien’s annual ‘Best of Burien’ Dinner/Auction will be March 28

Discover Burien’s annual ‘Best of Burien’ Dinner and Auction fundraiser will be held starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 28 at the Burien Community Center, located at 14700 6th Ave SW. The... [Read more]

City seeking nominees for ‘Citizen of the Year’ awards program; deadline Feb. 14

City seeking nominees for ‘Citizen of the Year’ awards program; deadline Feb. 14

The City of Burien is seeking nominees for its annual “Citizen of the Year” awards program, with the deadline set for Feb. 14…

Highline Schools Foundation awards record amount of classroom grants

Highline Schools Foundation awards record amount of classroom grants

The Highline Schools Foundation recently awarded a record $48,675 through 77 classroom grants at 35 different schools in the Highline School District. A total of 124 grant requests were received. “The... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Congrats to Real Estate Sponsor Prudential NW’s ‘Top Producers’ of 2012!

Congrats to Real Estate Sponsor Prudential NW’s ‘Top Producers’ of 2012!

Click image to see larger version. BTB Real Estate Sponsor Prudential Northwest Realty recently announced its “Top Producers” for 2012! Stuart Steadman took the top honor, being named number... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards BASH is Thursday, March 21

Highline Schools Foundation’s Gold Star Awards BASH is Thursday, March 21

Our friends at the Highline Schools Foundation will be holding their second annual Gold Star Awards BASH on Thursday, March 21, from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at The Production Shop in Burien. “Please... [Read more]

BREAKING: City of Burien Names Two as 2013 ‘Co-Citizens of the Year’

BREAKING: City of Burien Names Two as 2013 ‘Co-Citizens of the Year’

At Monday night’s Burien City Council meeting, two residents were unanimously voted as 2013 ‘Co-Citizens of the Year': Michael Noakes Donna DiFiore Noakes served as president of the Burien... [Read more]

Discover Burien Announces its 2012 ‘Leadership Awards’ Winners

Discover Burien Announces its 2012 ‘Leadership Awards’ Winners

Discover Burien announced Monday (Feb. 25) its 2012 Leadership Awards winners – one of whom is BTB Founder/Publisher/Editor Scott Schaefer, named 2012 “Business Leader of the Year.” The... [Read more]

Discover Burien Seeking Nominees for Annual Awards Dinner, Coming March 1

Discover Burien Seeking Nominees for Annual Awards Dinner, Coming March 1

Last year’s ‘Business Leader of the Year’ winner Danny House, of the Tin Room Bar/Theater, joking around with Scott Schaefer. Photo by Michael Brunk. The folks at Discover Burien (Founder/Publisher... [Read more]

S.W. King County Chamber of Commerce Honors Business Award Winners

S.W. King County Chamber of Commerce Honors Business Award Winners

On Friday (Jan. 11), the Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce awarded the following 2013 Business Award Winners at its annual luncheon (click image to see larger version): L-R: Randy Coplen, The Quincy... [Read more]

Highline Schools Foundation Seeking Nominations for Gold Star Awards

Highline Schools Foundation Seeking Nominations for Gold Star Awards

The Highline Schools Foundation has opened the nominating process for its annual Gold Star Awards, meant to honor Highline Public Schools’ best and brightest teachers, volunteers, alumni, staff,... [Read more]

Burien/White Center Rotary Awards $10,500 in Scholarship Money

Burien/White Center Rotary Awards $10,500 in Scholarship Money

Last week, the Rotary Club of Burien/White Center awarded $10,500 in Scholarship money to local students at a special luncheon. In all, some 15 scholarships were handed out in a ceremony at Angelo’s... [Read more]

Highline Scholar-Athletes Receive Scholarships in New Recognition Program

Highline Scholar-Athletes Receive Scholarships in New Recognition Program

Sixteen high school seniors received college scholarships this week as part of the Highline School District’s new recognition program for student athletes. Two boys and two girls from each of the district’s... [Read more]