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GiveBIG Giving Party at Tin Room – give and get a FREE TACO on Taco Tuesday

GiveBIG Giving Party at Tin Room – give and get a FREE TACO on Taco Tuesday

Please join Highline Schools Foundation trustees at The Tin Room Bar this Tuesday, May 3, from 4 – 8 p.m. for Taco Tuesday. The Foundation has partnered with Dan House again this year, and everyone... [Read more]

Local Girl Scouts donate quarter ton of Cookies to White Center Food Bank

Local Girl Scouts donate quarter ton of Cookies to White Center Food Bank

Story by Octavia B., age 13 Photos by Isabel H, age 11 Over the past month, 11 of Girl Scout Troop #42263’s girls spent their free time selling cookies and collecting $2,884 in donations throughout... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW donates $11,645 to Sunshine Kids

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices NW donates $11,645 to Sunshine Kids

Last week, South King Media Real Estate Sponsor Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest held an all-company meeting at the Museum of Flight, where they presented a check to the Sunshine Kids Foundation... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools athletic programs receive $25,000 from Alaska Airlines

Highline Public Schools athletic programs receive $25,000 from Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines has announced a $25,000 gift to Highline Public Schools to support school athletic programs, including the much-needed replacement of athletic equipment. “We are deeply grateful for Alaska... [Read more]

Girl Scout Troop #44039 donates $200 from cookie sales to Burien CARES

Girl Scout Troop #44039 donates $200 from cookie sales to Burien CARES

Gril Scout Troop #44039 with Ray Helms. Girl Scout Troop #44039 – a Brownie troop with girls ages 7-9 – elected to donate $200 from their cookie sales proceeds to the Burien CARES animal shelter. “We... [Read more]

Dave Upthegrove delivers ‘retired’ van to Navos Mental Health in Burien

Dave Upthegrove delivers ‘retired’ van to Navos Mental Health in Burien

Councilmember Upthegrove hands over the keys to the van to members of the Navos Mental Health Peer Bridgers program. On Wednesday, July 23, King County Councilmember Dave Upthegrove delivered an eight-passenger... [Read more]

Yer Scurvy Dog Seafair Pirates Seeking Family that Needs a Vehicle

Yer Scurvy Dog Seafair Pirates Seeking Family that Needs a Vehicle

“Do you know of a family in need who’s life would change if they had a vehicle?” say our friends the Seafair Pirates. That’s right – your friendly, neighborhood, sword-scrapin’,... [Read more]

PHOTO: Burien Eagles Raise Money for Southwest Youth Family Services

PHOTO: Burien Eagles Raise Money for Southwest Youth Family Services

On Sept. 22, the Auxiliary of the Burien Eagles held a parking lot sale for the benefit for Southwest Youth Family Services. The Auxiliary recently presented the proceeds of $719 to the Southwest Youth... [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]

Hospitality House Receives $1,000 Grant From Burien Windermere Office

Hospitality House Receives $1,000 Grant From Burien Windermere Office

The Burien office of Windermere Real Estate has given a $1,000 grant to Hospitality House, a non-profit homeless shelter for women located in Burien. Hospitality House has been open every night since 2000,... [Read more]

Young Girls Walk Dogs, Earn Money …Then Donate It All To Burien CARES

Young Girls Walk Dogs, Earn Money …Then Donate It All To Burien CARES

Burien CARES employee Jamie Murray alerted us to this charming story – last week two young girls showed up unannounced and made a “huge donation” of $155.67 to CARES after reading our Oct. 7th post…

Port Of Seattle Donates Fire Truck To Puget Sound Skills Center Tuesday

Port Of Seattle Donates Fire Truck To Puget Sound Skills Center Tuesday

Tuesday morning (Sept. 6), the Port of Seattle donated retired fire truck #713 to the Puget Sound Skills Center at a ceremony at the school’s campus in Burien…

Buy Christmas Music, Help Orphan Relief And Rescue

Buy Christmas Music, Help Orphan Relief And Rescue

Local singer and songwriter Brooke Trisler just released a Christmas EP with a twist. All proceeds from the sale of Wondrous Star, Lend Thy Light go to Burien-based Orphan Relief and Rescue. The EP was... [Read more]

Dec. 19 Deadline To Help Local Firefighters Deliver A Special Christmas

Dec. 19 Deadline To Help Local Firefighters Deliver A Special Christmas

Join a Burien tradition by donating food, gifts or cash to Fire District #2. First organized by firefighter Lt. John Zilke, Light up the Holidays has been a traditional fundraiser for the district for... [Read more]

Big Burien Charity Event And Car Wash Sunday Will Benefit Local Causes

Big Burien Charity Event And Car Wash Sunday Will Benefit Local Causes

Janice Hammond of Sunrise Financial Services wants our Readers to know that they are sponsoring a Charity Event this Sunday, Aug. 22nd from 10am – 3pm at their parking lot, located at 2108 SW 152nd Street... [Read more]

Brat Trot Coming Sept. 19th, And Here’s How You Can Help/Register

Brat Trot Coming Sept. 19th, And Here’s How You Can Help/Register

On Wednesday night (Aug. 18th), Burien’s Tin Room hosted the opening party for sponsors of the 2010 “Brat Trot” 5K race, which will be on Sunday, Sept. 19th. This year’s all-day... [Read more]

If You Couldn’t “Stuff The Bus” Saturday, You Can Still Help WestSide Baby

If You Couldn’t “Stuff The Bus” Saturday, You Can Still Help WestSide Baby

Our friends at WestSide Baby want us to remind our Readers that there’s still time if you didn’t get a chance to “Stuff the Bus” full of diapers at the “Sizzling Saturday... [Read more]

Burien Documentary DVDs Available At Our Booth At Today’s Farmers Market

Burien Documentary DVDs Available At Our Booth At Today’s Farmers Market

DVDs for “B-Town: How Burien Came Into Its Own,” the documentary film shot last summer that’s all about Burien, will be available for purchase at The B-Town Blog’s booth at today’s... [Read more]

“Cruisin4TheCure” Fighting Cancer With A Car Wash Friday & Saturday

“Cruisin4TheCure” Fighting Cancer With A Car Wash Friday & Saturday

A Burien-based Relay for Life group called “Cruisin4TheCure” is holding a fundraiser car wash this Friday and Saturday, from Noon – 5pm at B&E Meats and Seafood, located at 15003... [Read more]

White Center Eagles Will Give You A Pint Of Beer For A Pint Of Blood July 13

White Center Eagles Will Give You A Pint Of Beer For A Pint Of Blood July 13

The White Center Eagles are asking area residents to take part in their “Pint for Pint” Blood Drive on Tuesday, July 13th, where blood donors will receive a coupon good for a pint of beer or... [Read more]

Exchange Club Collects More Than 1,600 Rolls Of Toilet Paper For Food Banks

Exchange Club Collects More Than 1,600 Rolls Of Toilet Paper For Food Banks

The Exchange Club of Highline recently held a toilet paper drive for area food banks, and they received more than 1,600 rolls of toilet paper, as well as over $300 in cash and checks that they used to... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Southern Heights Students Donate Locks At An Emotional Assembly

PHOTOS: Southern Heights Students Donate Locks At An Emotional Assembly

Story and photos by Michael Brunk On June 10, Southern Heights Elementary held their student performance assembly. It was the usual sort of school assembly. Lots of music and singing. Some gymnastics.... [Read more]

Marvista Students Help Union Gospel, New E.R., One Penny At A Time

Marvista Students Help Union Gospel, New E.R., One Penny At A Time

Some 550 students from Normandy Park’s Marvista Elementary School recently donated $700 to Highline Medical Center’s new Emergency Room and Patient Care Unit, along with $300 to the Union... [Read more]