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2nd annual ‘Burien Bites’ to benefit local charities will be Sunday, June 2

2nd annual ‘Burien Bites’ to benefit local charities will be Sunday, June 2

The second annual ‘Burien Bites‘ – a food-centric fundraiser that benefits local charities – will take place on Sunday, June 2, with check-in starting at 11 a.m. The bite will run from... [Read more]

REMINDER: Fundraiser for victims of Boston Marathon Bombing is TONIGHT!

REMINDER: Fundraiser for victims of Boston Marathon Bombing is TONIGHT!

King County Prosecutor – and local boy – Dan Satterberg’s band ‘The Approximations’ will play a fundraiser for victims of the Boston Marathon bombings at Mick Kelly’s TONIGHT! REMINDER:... [Read more]

New Futures’ 8th Annual ‘Get Inspired!’ Benefit Breakfast is Wednesday May 1

New Futures’ 8th Annual ‘Get Inspired!’ Benefit Breakfast is Wednesday May 1

Burien non-profit New Futures will be holding its 8th Annual ‘Get Inspired!’ Benefit Breakfast at the Grand Hyatt Seattle on Wednesday morning, May 1. “Please join us and our returning... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Up from the Ashes,’ our Fire Victims Fundraiser, is Saturday Night

REMINDER: ‘Up from the Ashes,’ our Fire Victims Fundraiser, is Saturday Night

REMINDER: The B-Town Blog, in association with Surgz Promotions, is sponsoring “Up from the Ashes,” a fundraiser for victims of the Jan. 28 Tra-Lee Apartment fire, this Saturday night, Feb.... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: ‘Up from the Ashes,’ our Fire Victims Fundraiser, is Feb. 16

SAVE THE DATE: ‘Up from the Ashes,’ our Fire Victims Fundraiser, is Feb. 16

The B-Town Blog, in association with Surgz Promotions, will be sponsoring “Up from the Ashes,” a fundraiser for victims of the Jan. 28 Tra-Lee Apartment fire, on Saturday night, Feb. 16 at... [Read more]

Burien Fire Victim ‘Knew Something Was Wrong’ at her Apartment Monday

Burien Fire Victim ‘Knew Something Was Wrong’ at her Apartment Monday

by Davy Desmond While there were no injuries or deaths, Monday’s devastating 3-alarm fire displaced 88 people from the Tra-Lee Apartments in Burien – and one of those, a new resident named Mariella... [Read more]

Fundraiser for Joshua Watler Raises Over $2,000 at Bison Creek Saturday Night

Fundraiser for Joshua Watler Raises Over $2,000 at Bison Creek Saturday Night

A fundraiser was held Saturday night for Burien-based community organizer Joshua Watler (pictured above, left) – suffering from a very aggressive form of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) – and over... [Read more]

Attorney Tracy Codd Trains for Upcoming Mt. Kilimanjaro Autism Fundraiser

Attorney Tracy Codd Trains for Upcoming Mt. Kilimanjaro Autism Fundraiser

Local attorney Tracy Codd has been training at Burien’s Highline Athletic Club for his upcoming fundraiser climb up Mount Kilimanjaro, which will benefit the University of Washington Autism Center…

Help Burien-Based Community Organizer Joshua Watler at Benefit Jan. 5

Help Burien-Based Community Organizer Joshua Watler at Benefit Jan. 5

Burien-based community organizer Joshua Watler (pictured above, left) is suffering from a very aggressive form of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL), with his only chance of survival being a “risky... [Read more]

Help the White Center Food Bank at The Barrel’s ‘Chicken Friday Christmas’

Help the White Center Food Bank at The Barrel’s ‘Chicken Friday Christmas’

Burien’s historic Barrel Tavern will be hosting its annual ‘Chicken Friday Christmas’– a fundraiser for the White Center Food Bank and other local causes – from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m.... [Read more]

‘Scale the Heights’ Benefit Raises Over $14,000 for Autism Research

‘Scale the Heights’ Benefit Raises Over $14,000 for Autism Research

With lights aglow and merry music filling the festively-decorated model home at Josephine Parc, generous supporters gathered to raise money AND have a great time Thursday night, Dec. 6. The fundraiser... [Read more]

Register! Hash! Scavenge for Sausages! Get Ready for the Burien Brat Trot Oct. 7!

Register! Hash! Scavenge for Sausages! Get Ready for the Burien Brat Trot Oct. 7!

The third annual Burien Brat Trot fundraiser is coming Sunday, Oct. 7 (we’re proud to be the Media Sponsor for the 3rd consecutive year), registration is now open, and the first “Hash”... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Meston’s Thrifts Accepting Donations to Benefit the Union Gospel Mission

Meston’s Thrifts Accepting Donations to Benefit the Union Gospel Mission

Frugal Southsiders have a new source for the unique – Meston’s Thrifts opened in March of this year, and we are happy to report they’re making their mark on the B-Town landscape. Their huge... [Read more]

Sunrise Financial’s 4th Annual ‘Pay It Forward’ Charity Event will be Aug. 19

Sunrise Financial’s 4th Annual ‘Pay It Forward’ Charity Event will be Aug. 19

Sunrise Financial Services will host its 4th annual “Pay it Forward” Charity Event from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 19. The event will be held at 2108 SW 152nd Street and will benefit six local... [Read more]

Help this 7-Year Old Burien Girl in her Fight Against Rare Form of Cancer

Help this 7-Year Old Burien Girl in her Fight Against Rare Form of Cancer

Sophia Thompson is a 7-year old Burien girl who has been diagnosed with a rare form of soft tissue cancer called “rhabdymosarcoma” behind her right eye. “There are only 350 cases of... [Read more]

Support Local Fireworks at ‘3 Tree Pint’ Fundraiser at Bison Creek Friday, June 1

Support Local Fireworks at ‘3 Tree Pint’ Fundraiser at Bison Creek Friday, June 1

[DISCLAIMER: BTB Publisher/Editor Scott Schaefer is serving his second year as volunteer Co-Chair of the Three Tree Point Fireworks Fund.] The 3 Tree Point Blues Band. “There will be a raffle for... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Here’s a Sneak Peek at Auction Items for the May 19 ‘Hats On For Highline’

Here’s a Sneak Peek at Auction Items for the May 19 ‘Hats On For Highline’

The Highline Medical Center Foundation’s ‘Hats on for Highline’ fundraiser (we’re a Sponsor), which will be held from Noon – 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 19 at Emerald Downs, has... [Read more]

Hot? BLT’s 24-Hour 9-10-11 Fundraiser Will Have Air Conditioning All Weekend!

Hot? BLT’s 24-Hour 9-10-11 Fundraiser Will Have Air Conditioning All Weekend!

Our friends at Burien Little Theatre want our hot and sweaty Readers to know that if you get too hot and sweaty this weekend (highs predicted in the upper 80s), you can cool down at their air conditioned,... [Read more]

Local Girls Raise Over $300 For Injured Whitney Sellers At Outdoor Movie

Local Girls Raise Over $300 For Injured Whitney Sellers At Outdoor Movie

Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer After reading a post on The B-Town Blog about how a 13-year old Burien girl was hit in a crosswalk, severely injured and in need of donations, four young local girls... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Residents Run, Walk During Sunday Morning’s First Brat Trot ‘Hash’

PHOTOS: Residents Run, Walk During Sunday Morning’s First Brat Trot ‘Hash’

The first Brat Trot ‘Hash’ took place Sunday morning (Aug. 14th), when participants met up at the corner of 10th and SW 152nd streets in front of the Masonic Hall for a leisurely romp around... [Read more]

2011 Cove to Clover Fundraiser Race Now Seeking Sponsors

2011 Cove to Clover Fundraiser Race Now Seeking Sponsors

Mick Purdy, left, of Mick Kelly's Irish Pub, and Cove to Clover Organizer John Nelson at Thursday night's kick-off party. A kick-off party was held for the third annual Cove to Clover benefit race... [Read more]

Highline Medical Center Employee Campaign Sets Record, Raises $53,000

Highline Medical Center Employee Campaign Sets Record, Raises $53,000

Highline Medical Center Foundation has just completed its 2010 Employee Campaign with a record-setting $53,000 in pledges and donations. “This is the most successful year of the employee campaign with... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Girls Win Andy MacDonald Benefit Soccer Match; Around $6K Raised

PHOTOS: Girls Win Andy MacDonald Benefit Soccer Match; Around $6K Raised

On Saturday, Nov. 27th, the third annual Andy MacDonald Scholarship Benefit “Boys vs Girls” Soccer Match was held, with the Girls winning for the first time with a score of 6-5. Over 200 people... [Read more]

Annual Turkeys N’Diapers Fundraiser Postponed, Donations Still Needed

Annual Turkeys N’Diapers Fundraiser Postponed, Donations Still Needed

The 3rd Annual Turkeys N’Diapers Fundraiser, sponsored each year by the B-Town Blog and White Center Blog and originally scheduled for this Saturday (Nov. 20th) in White Center, has been postponed for... [Read more]

Orphan Relief & Rescue’s 1st Annual heART Show & Auction Is Dec. 4th

Orphan Relief & Rescue’s 1st Annual heART Show & Auction Is Dec. 4th

Orphan Relief & Rescue’s First Annual heART Show and Silent Auction is coming Saturday, Dec. 4, from 6pm – 8pm, and will feature “evening of great art, good food, amazing stories... [Read more]

Annual Andy MacDonald Scholarship Boys vs Girls Soccer Game Is Nov. 27

Annual Andy MacDonald Scholarship Boys vs Girls Soccer Game Is Nov. 27

The third annual Andy MacDonald Scholarship Benefit Boys vs. Girls Soccer Game will be held Saturday, Nov. 27th at 12:15pm at Highline Memorial Stadium. All proceeds will go to the Andy MacDonald Fire... [Read more]