Photo by Michael Brunk | nwlens.com[/caption] Discover Burien announced Wednesday (April 13) that the city’s Independence Day Parade has been officially accepted as a Seafair Sanctioned Community Event. The parade â€“ which will celebrate its 95th anniversary this year on July 4 â€“ is held in downtown Burien. ItÂ is one of the oldest and best attended in King County. â€œSeafair believes in celebrating the traditions of our region, resources and diverse resident,” the Seafair Foundation said in a statement. “The thirty festivals and parades selected as Seafair Community events are important elements of our healthy communities.â€ This means that Discover Burien has the opportunity to attend Seafair Community Event workshops and receive priority access to Seafair Entertainment and Service Groups for requests of Seafair Clowns, Pirates, Commodores, Marshals or Royalty. Our event will be published on the Seafair web page, Seafair.com which receives over 750,000 visitors and 2.5million page views. It will also be published in the Seafair festival magazine and all Seafair posters and brochures. â€œWe are so pleased to be accepted into the Seafair family of events and thank our Event Manager, Debra George, for all her hard work making this happen for the Burien communityâ€ saidÂ Denise Ferguson, Acting Executive Director. If you are interested in volunteering or attending the Parade you can find more information on our website www.discoverburien.org or by calling 206-433-2882. ABOUT DISCOVER BURIEN The Discover Burien Association is a non-profit 501(c)3 corporation working on economic development, business recruitment & retention, education, promotion and marketing of the Burien community. We are a membership based organization, but do not limit our services to only members, we include the entire Burien business community. We work with Burien businesses to find solutions to their problems to help educate or direct to resources that are available. We also work as a liaison between businesses and city hall to help streamline issues. General Membership Dues and contributions are tax deductible. More info at www.discoverburien.org.]]>
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