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February 8, 12:58 PM click here to comment > 1

The weekend in pictures

Every weekend I spend a lot of time in the community, talking to people and learning about their work to make Seattle a better place. I’d like to share some of what I saw last weekend with you.

The Dusty 45s played a benefit concert for the Downtown Emergency Service Center

The event raised over $30,000 for DESC

Third Annual Lunar New Year Walkathon celebrating the Year of the Dragon

Dedication of a memorial at Dr. Jose Rizal Park, honoring Filipino and Filipino American veterans who fought in the Philippines during World War II and survived the Bataan Death March

Rosendo Luna and Mariano Berona, both veterans of the Bataan Death March, with Larry Cambronero, Chairman of the Memorial Monument Committee, whose father Isaac ‘Ike’ Cambronero fought in the war and passed away last year, and Washington State Congressman Jim McDermott

The Seattle Hotel Association's annual Evening of Hope Gala raised over $400,000 for the Seattle Police Foundation, supporting programs like our Mounted Patrol Unit

Photos by: April Thomas, Thao Tran and Jesus Valenzuela

Posted by: Mayor Mike McGinn

Comments

Comment from Seo
Time October 22, 2012 at 10:06 pm

Heyy! I am in the picture. 3rd black shirt in the 2nd picture.

Very nice. Thank you. haha