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Sponsored Post Kids Toy Swap at Recology Store in Five Corners goes through June 26

Kids Toy Swap at Recology Store in Five Corners goes through June 26

Through Friday, June 26, families can donate toys at the Recology Store, Highline, located in Five Corners at 15858 1st Ave South, Suite A100. On Saturday, June 27, a toy swap will be held from 10 a.m.... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘GiveBig’ to help local non-profits TODAY!

REMINDER: ‘GiveBig’ to help local non-profits TODAY!

REMINDER: TODAY – Tuesday, May 5 – is the Seattle Foundation’s fifth annual day of giving event ‘GiveBIG,’ which is expected to provide a big boost to 1,600 area nonprofits, several... [Read more]

‘Walk for the Women’ to benefit Hospitality House on Saturday, Sept. 28

‘Walk for the Women’ to benefit Hospitality House on Saturday, Sept. 28

Join Hospitality House at its annual ‘Walk for the Women’ fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 28, starting at 10 a.m. in Burien Town Square. This event will benefit this local non-profit, which... [Read more]

Dan Satterberg’s band playing Boston Marathon Bombing fundraiser May 1

Dan Satterberg’s band playing Boston Marathon Bombing fundraiser May 1

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 on Wednesday,... [Read more]

Register Now to Get Your Cool, Collectible ‘Cove to Clover’ Shirt on Race Day!

Register Now to Get Your Cool, Collectible ‘Cove to Clover’ Shirt on Race Day!

The 2013 Race Shirts are really cool. The annual Cove to Clover fundraiser run will be Sunday, April 28, with the 5K starting at Noon at the Normandy Park Cove and the 10K at Des Moines Beach Bark –... [Read more]

REMINDER: Help Tracy Codd ‘Scale the Heights’ for Autism Thursday Night

REMINDER: Help Tracy Codd ‘Scale the Heights’ for Autism Thursday Night

REMINDER: The B-Town Blog, Josephine Parc and Hultquist Homes are present a wine tasting, reception and holiday decor Open House fundraiser to benefit Tracy Codd’s Mt. Kilimanjaro Climb fund this... [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]

Learn Music & Raise Money for the Furry Faces Foundation on Saturday, Aug. 25

Learn Music & Raise Money for the Furry Faces Foundation on Saturday, Aug. 25

Ryan Burns’ Burien School of Music will be holding a fundraiser for the Furry Faces Foundation on Saturday, Aug. 25, donating all class proceeds to the charity. From 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Burns... [Read more]

2012 Burien/White Center Rotary Club Golf Classic is Thursday, Aug. 9

2012 Burien/White Center Rotary Club Golf Classic is Thursday, Aug. 9

The 2012 Burien/White Center Rotary Club Golf Classic will be held Thursday, Aug. 9 at the Washington National Golf Course in Auburn, starting at 8 a.m. This fundraiser event will benefit the Matt Griffin... [Read more]

Burien Eagles Donate Nearly $2,800 to Hospitality House

Burien Eagles Donate Nearly $2,800 to Hospitality House

The Burien Eagles donated $2,796 to Hospitality House, a local Shelter for homeless, single women. The donation was made in two ways: The Burien Eagles purchased a full-size washer and dryer set, as... [Read more]

Seafair Pirates Need a Brake – Actually, their ‘Moby Duck’ Needs ‘Em!

Seafair Pirates Need a Brake – Actually, their ‘Moby Duck’ Needs ‘Em!

Our friends at the Seafair Pirates be sharing with us a sad, sad tale of woe – you know the “Moby Duck,” that cool old amphibious vehicle that’s been their trademark mode of transportation... [Read more]

Singer Justin Black will Perform Live at Sunday’s ‘Burien Bites’ Fundraiser

Singer Justin Black will Perform Live at Sunday’s ‘Burien Bites’ Fundraiser

We just learned that singer Justin Black is planning on flying in to sing live at this Sunday’s (May 27) Burien Bites fundraiser! HomeTask is really going all out to make this coming event (which... [Read more]

Powell Custom Homes & Renovations Donates Ramp to Disabled Man

Powell Custom Homes & Renovations Donates Ramp to Disabled Man

A disabled man living in Kent was the happy recipient of a new ramp thanks to Powell Custom Homes and Renovations on Friday, May 18th. The ramp was built as part of the Rampathon event, in which members... [Read more]

Order Your Burien Bites Tickets Now and Get a FREE T-Shirt

Order Your Burien Bites Tickets Now and Get a FREE T-Shirt

Burien Bites, the new food-centric fundraiser set for Sunday, May 27, is now selling ‘early bird’ tickets, with the added incentive of getting a FREE t-shirt for ordering for two or more... [Read more]

No Longer ‘Interim,’ Ramirez Robson is New Futures’ Executive Director

No Longer ‘Interim,’ Ramirez Robson is New Futures’ Executive Director

The New Futures Board of Directors announced Thursday (May 3) that they have unanimously voted to appoint Jennifer Ramirez Robson as its Executive Director. Ramirez Robson has served as Interim Executive... [Read more]

‘Coyle,’ The Cove To Clover Snake, Crashes Normandy Park Council Meeting

‘Coyle,’ The Cove To Clover Snake, Crashes Normandy Park Council Meeting

‘Coyle,’ the 30-foot, handmade giant snake mascot of the 3rd annual Cove to Clover Fundraiser (we’re Sponsors), ‘crashed’ the Normandy Park City Council meeting Tuesday night... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Giant Cove To Clover Snake ‘Coyle’ Crashes Burien Council Meeting

PHOTOS: Giant Cove To Clover Snake ‘Coyle’ Crashes Burien Council Meeting

Something very unusual happened at Monday night’s Burien City Council meeting. No, it wasn’t that a local lawmaker suddenly acted nice, friendly and happy. Not at all. Or that everyone finally... [Read more]

Here Are Over 200,000 Reasons To Attend The Poverty Bay Wine Festival

Here Are Over 200,000 Reasons To Attend The Poverty Bay Wine Festival

By now, you have probably seen the wine-colored posters displayed in the windows of literally every business in Des Moines and have read multiple articles on The Waterland Blog about the upcoming... [Read more]

Ever Drink An ‘Asp Kicker’? You Will, Thanks To The Cove To Clover Drink Lab

Ever Drink An ‘Asp Kicker’? You Will, Thanks To The Cove To Clover Drink Lab

Thursday night (Feb. 10th), a group of brave area residents put their lives (and livers) on the line as they participated in the first-ever Cove to Clover Drink Lab at Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub. After... [Read more]

Highline Medical Center Foundation Names Susan Bean As Executive Director

Highline Medical Center Foundation Names Susan Bean As Executive Director

The Highline Medical Center Foundation announced Thursday (Jan. 20th) that it has appointed Susan Bean, CFRE, as its new Executive Director responsible for leading the Foundation’s philanthropic activities... [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]

Exchange Club Of Highline Honors John & Ruth Foster For Community Service

Exchange Club Of Highline Honors John & Ruth Foster For Community Service

Our friends at the Exchange Club of Highline alerted us that they recently honored John and Ruth Foster for their longtime community service to help the homeless with clothing and a meal. Here’s... [Read more]

Highline Historical Society’s Online Auction Opens: Great Gifts, Great Cause

Highline Historical Society’s Online Auction Opens: Great Gifts, Great Cause

The Highline Historical Society opened its annual fundraiser Online Auction, which includes lots of great deals on vacations, dining, entertainment, home and garden, local services, and yes, even a great... [Read more]