SAVE THE DATE: Discover Burien’s annual ‘Best of Burien’ Dinner and Auction fundraiser will be held starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 20 at the Burien Community Center, located at 14700 6th Ave SW. The event will include a hosted bar, food from local restaurants, a silent auction and presentation of the ‘Best of Burien’ Awards – of which nominations are now open; to place your vote please follow this link: (voting closes March 5)

Categories open for voting include:
  • Educator of the Year: An educator that serves in Burien in any form of professional education. Please also include name of school or organization.
  • Best Burien Restaurant: The best overall restaurant in Burien in terms of atmosphere, service, food and drinks.
  • Best Burien Beverage: The best drink in Burien in terms of taste and presentation.
  • Exemplary Service Award: A person or organization demonstrating exemplary service; going ‘above and beyond’ the call of duty. Please include a brief story.
  • Charity of the Year: In recognition of any charitable organization that has contributed to making Burien great by supporting the social or business needs of the community.
  • Public Servant of the Year: A notable public servant in the community, employed by the city or county in safety, security, health, or city administration.
  • Audacious Innovator of the Year: An organization or business that demonstrated progressive ideas and actions to better their business and, in turn, better the community.
  • Burien Hero Award: A true leader in the community, the Burien Hero exudes passion and is action-oriented; achieving significant results and going above and beyond the call of duty in their effort to make Burien great.
  • Jeff Kearney Award: Dedicated to Burien’s beloved Jeff Kearney, one of our special needs workers, this award acknowledges a worker with special needs in the community. Please include a brief background of the individual nominated.
  • Business Leader of the Year: Discover Burien’s highest honor, this award recognizes a successful Burien business leader who is passionately engaged and actively contributes to making Burien great.
Single tickets are $40 for Discover Burien members, $50 for non-members. Table of eight prices are $280 for members, $320 for non-members. Tickets are available at the Discover Burien Office, located at 427 SW 152nd Street in beautiful downtown Burien. Proceeds from the event go to support Discover Burien, a nonprofit service organization dedicated to economic development and community engagement in Burien. For more information call Discover Burien at 206-433-2882 or Debra George, Discover Burien’s event manager, at 206-941-7199.]]>

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