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Friday, January 17, 2020
Backpack Pantry's Fundraiser RAFFLEBackpack Pantry (BPP),"an island non-profit that provides needed weekend meals to Vashon's  school children", is holding its 2020 fundraiser. Fundraising Raffle tickets now on sale until February 13!Week of 1/26 Ticket Sales Locations (TSLs):Wednesday 1/29, 2-5p: Cafe LunaFriday 1/31, 4-7p: Sugar ShackTickets are $5/chance. Winner receives a $738.+ ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, December 20, 2019
The Vashon-Maury Island Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2020 Strawberry Festival Grand Parade Grand Marshal. Nominate someone special to be Grand Marshal, send us a letter or an email telling us the following things about your nominee: How they have enhanced Island life.In what ways have they given back to the community?What is their involvement in community?Let us know ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Fun Facts, Press Release
Thursday, December 12, 2019
MAKE 2020 A GREAT YEAR FOR VASHON ISLAND, RUN FOR UNOFFICIAL MAYOR! Run for Vashon Island’s Unofficial Mayor & Raise Money for Your Favorite Island Non-Profit   Have you dreamed about being an elected official? Here is your chance to become the Official Unofficial Mayor of Vashon Island AND support your favorite Island non-profit organization at the same time!   Anyone can enter and run for ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Political, Press Release