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Entries from June 2016

Former NBA All-Star Brandon Roy Named New Head Coach of Nathan Hale High School Boys Basketball Team

June 26th, 2016 by Support Staff

(Photo Courtesy of ESPN)

Seattle Public Schools has announced that former Portland Trail Blazer All-Star guard and Seattle native Brandon Roy has accepted the job of new head basketball coach at Nathan Hale High School starting the 2016-17 season.

Roy started his basketball playing career in Seattle where he attended Garfield High School. He quickly earned the reputation as one of the state

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E-cigarettes, vaping and your health from a doctor

June 26th, 2016 by Support Staff

By Dr. Julia H. Becke, MD

In light of recent reports of nearly 14 people being treated or hospitalized at Harborview Medical Center since October for serious burns caused when e-cigarette batteries exploded

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Lace Up for Lupus Research 5K

June 25th, 2016 by Support Staff

The Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR) will host its 10th annual 5k Run/Walk, Walk with Us to Cure Lupus on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at Warren G. Magnuson Park in Seattle. This year the event will include a 5k Run option giving both runners and walkers the chance to lace-up in support of lupus research.

Led by this years

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Opportunities to Sing with Northwest Girlchoir

June 15th, 2016 by Support Staff

Northwest Girlchoir is celebrating their 44th season and wants you to join them! For girls who love to sing, Northwest Girlchoir has openings for girls entering grades 1-12 to join in the fun and start singing this fall! Dazzling audiences since 1972, Northwest Girlchoir is comprised of six progressive choir levels and serves over 250 girls from all over the Greater Seattle region. Touching thousands of audience members each year with its critically-acclaimed choral sound and artistry, Northwest Girlchoir envisions a world where everyone is transformed by the beauty of choral music and the power of women

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Influence of the Confluence celebration June 11

June 4th, 2016 by Support Staff

Submitted by Jeff L.

Join your fellow watershed supporters for a family-friendly celebration on June 11! This fun, free event, hosted by TCA and the Adopt-A-Stream Foundation in cooperation with Seattle Public Utilities and Seattle Parks and Recreation, has lots to whet your interest. Hear about recent work in the watershed; connect with others working on creek projects; learn from scientists, engineers, and nonprofit organizations; and tour restoration projects! All that, plus activities for kids, good music, and a bite to eat!

WHEN: Saturday, June 11, from 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.

WHERE: Meadowbrook Pond, across the street from the Meadowbrook Community Center, which is at 10517 35th Ave NE in Seattle. (Parking is available in the Meadowbrook Community Center lot, as well as near the tennis courts off 30th Ave NE just south of Nathan Hale High School. Metro bus route 65 runs along 35th Ave. NE as well).

There are a number of organizations participating, and it promises to be a superb way for everyone to connect with others who share our interest in healthy watersheds.

Learn more here.

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Wedgwood Woman Receives Free Ramp During Master Builders Association Rampathon

June 3rd, 2016 by Support Staff

On May 21st The Master Builders Association, Sound Seismic & Jackson Remodeling and volunteers built a free ramp for 42-year-old Stephanie Gilb so that she could have more mobility at her Wedgwood home.

Stephanie was diagnosed with rapid Parkinson

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Wedgwood Woman Rides in Obliteride to Help Fred Hutch Cure Cancer Faster

June 2nd, 2016 by Support Staff

Submitted by Kerri K.

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