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Are you a Vet? You can get a FREE Brown Bear Car Wash this Sunday, Nov. 11

Are you a Vet? You can get a FREE Brown Bear Car Wash this Sunday, Nov. 11

As their way of saying “thank you” to our military, Brown Bear Car Wash will be offering FREE washes to current or former members of the military on Veterans Day, this Sunday, Nov. 11. The free “Beary... [Read more]

Veteran’s Day Celebration will be Sunday, Nov. 11 at Sunnydale Memorial Wall

Veteran’s Day Celebration will be Sunday, Nov. 11 at Sunnydale Memorial Wall

A Veteran’s Day Celebration will be held at the Sunnydale Memorial Wall on Des Moines Memorial Drive on Sunday, Nov. 11. An outside ceremony will begin at 10:45 a.m., followed by an inside Open House... [Read more]

Sylvester Middle School Veterans Assembly will be Friday, Nov. 9

Sylvester Middle School Veterans Assembly will be Friday, Nov. 9

Sylvester Middle School will hold a Veterans Assembly on Friday, Nov. 9, starting at 10:20 a.m. in the school gym. The event will begin with the National Anthem, and close with “America the Beautiful.” Students... [Read more]

Brown Bear Car Wash will offer FREE washes to Veterans on Saturday, Nov. 11

Brown Bear Car Wash will offer FREE washes to Veterans on Saturday, Nov. 11

As a way of saying “thank you” to our military, Brown Bear Car Wash will offer free washes to all current or former members of the military on Veterans Day, Saturday, Nov. 11. The free “Beary Clean”... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Vet? Widow of a Vet? Valuable benefits available from Veterans Administration

Vet? Widow of a Vet? Valuable benefits available from Veterans Administration

From Advertiser Normandy Park Senior Living: Are you investigating care for your elderly veteran or family member? Are you surprised at the costs? If so, you’re certainly not alone! The average monthly... [Read more]

Rental units urgently needed to end Veterans’ homelessness in King County

Rental units urgently needed to end Veterans’ homelessness in King County

Over the last several months, a variety of local agencies – including the King County Housing Authority (KCHA), the U.S. Veterans Administration, nonprofits serving veterans in their families in Seattle/King... [Read more]

Boy Scout Troop 375 Flag Retirement Ceremony will be Wednesday, Nov. 11

Boy Scout Troop 375 Flag Retirement Ceremony will be Wednesday, Nov. 11

Boy Scout Troop 375 – including scouts from Burien, West Seattle, and White Center – will be holding a Flag Retirement Ceremony at 3 p.m. this Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2015. The ceremony... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Financial Aid for Veterans now offered by local Home Helpers & Direct Link office

Financial Aid for Veterans now offered by local Home Helpers & Direct Link office

Local care providers Home Helpers & Direct Link (an Advertiser) announced their partnership with Veterans Care Coordination to offer the Aid and Attendance Pension benefit to our local community of... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Financial Aid for Veterans now offered by Home Helpers & Direct Link office

Financial Aid for Veterans now offered by Home Helpers & Direct Link office

This week, care providers Home Helpers & Direct Link (an Advertiser) announced their partnership with Veterans Care Coordination to offer the Aid and Attendance Pension benefit to our local community... [Read more]

Happy Veterans Day from The B-Town Blog to all Vets and their families!

Happy Veterans Day from The B-Town Blog to all Vets and their families!

Story & Photos by Scott Schaefer Publisher/Editor Happy Veterans Day from The B-Town Blog to all Vets, active military and their families! In honor of this holiday, we encourage all our Readers to... [Read more]

VFW seeking local military personnel who served in Iraq or Afghanistan

VFW seeking local military personnel who served in Iraq or Afghanistan

VFW Post 2413 of Burien is attempting to locate military personnel who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan and are returning to their home in Burien. “We feel it is time to properly honor them for their... [Read more]

‘Never Forget’ – Friday is National POW-MIA Recognition Day

‘Never Forget’ – Friday is National POW-MIA Recognition Day

Today – Friday Sept. 20 – is National POW-MIA Recognition Day, a day when observances are held across the country on military installations, ships at sea, state capitols, schools and veterans’... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Prudential Northwest Realty launches ‘Veterans Sell Real Estate’ program

Prudential Northwest Realty launches ‘Veterans Sell Real Estate’ program

BTB Real Estate Sponsor Prudential Northwest Realty will be launching its ‘Veterans Sell Real Estate’ Program on Flag Day, June 14, 2013. The program is designed to help the men and women... [Read more]

Hey Vet – Get Your Car Washed for FREE at Brown Bear in Des Moines Sunday!

Hey Vet – Get Your Car Washed for FREE at Brown Bear in Des Moines Sunday!

Brown Bear Car Wash will be honoring veterans and current service military with free car washes on Veterans Day – this Sunday, Nov. 11. As a way of saying “thank you” to our military, Brown... [Read more]

Burien Community Center Holding Information Fair for Veterans Thursday

Burien Community Center Holding Information Fair for Veterans Thursday

The Burien Community Center will be holding an Information Fair for Veterans this Thursday, Oct. 25, starting at 10 a.m. “Calling all Vets and family members!” reads an announcement. “The... [Read more]

Burien Parks Offering Free Workshop for Veterans Thursday, May 17

Burien Parks Offering Free Workshop for Veterans Thursday, May 17

Our friends at Burien Parks will be offering a FREE workshop from 10 a.m. – Noon for Veterans this Thursday, May 17 at the Community Center. “Burien Parks & Recreation is hosting a Veteran... [Read more]

Welcome Back Dave Markwell’s ‘FEEL GOOD FRIDAY’! Today: Empty Plate

Welcome Back Dave Markwell’s ‘FEEL GOOD FRIDAY’! Today: Empty Plate

[EDITOR’S NOTE: We’re happy to welcome back to The Waterland Blog regular Columnist Dave Markwell, who unsuccessfully ran for Des Moines City Council. This is his first ‘Feel Good Friday’... [Read more]

FOLLOWUP: Veteran Couple Gets Free, Royal Treatment In Burien

FOLLOWUP: Veteran Couple Gets Free, Royal Treatment In Burien

As we reported earlier this week, Burien’s Eagle’s View Bed and Breakfast participated in the international ‘B&B’s for Vets’ program by allowing a veteran couple a night’s stay for free. Brian... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD VETERAN’S DAY: The Marine.

FEEL GOOD VETERAN’S DAY: The Marine.

[EDITOR’S NOTE: We’d like to introduce a new column from Dave Markwell, who writes “Feel Good Friday” for our sister site The Waterland Blog in Des Moines, WA. We thought Dave’s... [Read more]