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$12k “Cove To Clover” Check Given To Highline Food Bank

$12k “Cove To Clover” Check Given To Highline Food Bank

Photo and Story by Scott Schaefer

On Sunday afternoon (4/19) an oversized check for $12,000 was presented to (from left), Mike Werle, Executive Director of the Highline Area Food Bank, along with Normandy Park Mayor Shawn McEvoy, from Mick Purdy, co-owner of Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub, and John Nelson, Organizer of the event.

Despite requests from passersby, there was no evidence of an oversized deposit slip, nor any visible signs of Ed McMahon.

It was all part of a celebration that was held at BTB Advertiser Mick Kelly’s Irish Pub Sunday for volunteers who helped make March 15th’s first-ever “Cove to Clover” 5k run such a huge success. Free food and beverages were provided by the popular Irish Pub, which is quickly becoming the de facto fundraising headquarters of Burien (Mick’s holds at least one major fundraiser per quarter)…