Fundraising Section

Mt. Rainier High’s Swing with the Arts Gala & Auction will be Thursday, June 1

Mt. Rainier High’s Swing with the Arts Gala & Auction will be Thursday, June 1

SWAG – ‘Swing With the Arts Gala’ and Auction will be at Mt. Rainier High School on Thursday, June 1. “Join us for an evening of music and art from MRHS Jazz Band and Choir, student... [Read more]

Highline Public School’s COO & Rotary find funding to replace Food Bank Freezer

Highline Public School’s COO & Rotary find funding to replace Food Bank Freezer

This is the story of Highline Public Schools Chief Operating Officer Scott Logan and the freezer that stopped working at the Des Moines Area Food Bank…

Rotary Club giving away pair of tickets to Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival!

Rotary Club giving away pair of tickets to Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival!

In anticipation of the 8th Annual Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival, The Rotary Club of Des Moines/Normandy Park is giving away a FREE pair of tickets! Just click below to enter: https://goo.gl/q52DAc This... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation launches citywide Playground Project Campaign

Des Moines Legacy Foundation launches citywide Playground Project Campaign

Field House Park Play structure to be replaced. The Des Moines Citywide Playground Project – approved by the City Council in March of this year – will provide designs to repair and replace play structures... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding Huge Rummage Sale Fri. & Sat.

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding Huge Rummage Sale Fri. & Sat.

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be holding a Huge Rummage Sale this Friday & Saturday, May 12 & 13, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in Fellowship Hall. Lots of treasures! Toys, tools, housewares,... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid Story of Roy Olmstead’ is TONIGHT

REMINDER: ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid Story of Roy Olmstead’ is TONIGHT

REMINDER: Local historian/lawyer/writer Steve Edmiston (pictured, left) will present ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid – Story of Roy Olmstead’ at a fundraiser for the Des Moines Historical Society... [Read more]

Be sure to help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ at your mailbox this Saturday, May 13

Be sure to help ‘Stamp Out Hunger’ at your mailbox this Saturday, May 13

Two of the area’s cutest kids carry food donations to their mailbox in 2008. The 25th annual Letter Carriers’ ‘Stamp Out Hunger®’ Food Drive is this Saturday, May 13, and YOU can help... [Read more]

Give Big to help local Elementary School Students Shine Bright

Give Big to help local Elementary School Students Shine Bright

By Katalia Alexander Junior, Mt. Rainier High School The bell rings at 1:40 p.m., and students flood the halls of Gregory Heights Elementary School, eager to get home and enjoy the weekend. For twenty... [Read more]

Learn about ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid-Story of Roy Olmstead’ on Wed. May 10

Learn about ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid-Story of Roy Olmstead’ on Wed. May 10

Local historian/lawyer/writer Steve Edmiston (pictured, left) will present ‘The Woodmont Dock Raid – Story of Roy Olmstead’ at a fundraiser for the Des Moines Historical Society on Wednesday,... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Dining Out for Life’ fundraiser for Lifelong is TONIGHT

REMINDER: ‘Dining Out for Life’ fundraiser for Lifelong is TONIGHT

REMINDER: TONIGHT – Thursday, April 27, from 5 – 10 p.m. – some local restaurants will host ‘Dining Out For Life,’ an annual fundraiser for Lifelong: Archie’s Mexican Restaurant:... [Read more]

Fundraiser Plant & Garden Sale will be Saturday at North Hill Community Center

Fundraiser Plant & Garden Sale will be Saturday at North Hill Community Center

A ‘Garden Gala’ Plant & Garden Sale fundraiser will be held this Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the North Hill Community Club, located at 20827 3rd Ave South. This event... [Read more]

Next Waterland Wine & Art Walk will be Saturday, May 13

Next Waterland Wine & Art Walk will be Saturday, May 13

The next Waterland Wine & Art Walk will be held on Saturday, May 13, from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m., along S. Marine View Drive at four great family-friendly locations. “Join Destination Des Moines... [Read more]

Fundraiser for local youth basketball team will be Saturday, May 6

Fundraiser for local youth basketball team will be Saturday, May 6

TEAM SWISH SPRING FLING BAZAAR **Just in time for Mothers Day** Come shop with over 30 vendors and crafters at a fundraiser for a local youth Basketball team: WHERE: 134 So. 206th St. Des Moines WA... [Read more]

Enjoy Huli Huli Island style Roasted Chicken & Ribs at Saturday Fundraiser

Enjoy Huli Huli Island style Roasted Chicken & Ribs at Saturday Fundraiser

Print this ad and bring it with you to receive $1 off your plate of choice! or mention Owen (or The B-Town Blog) sent you! Enjoy a Huli Huli Island style Roasted Chicken and Ribs Plate Fundraising event... [Read more]

Des Moines ‘Dollars for Scholars’ scholarship reception will be Wed., May 3

Des Moines ‘Dollars for Scholars’ scholarship reception will be Wed., May 3

Des Moines ‘Dollars for Scholars’ will hold its annual reception to distribute scholarships to deserving local students on Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at the Des Moines Yacht Club. This is an annual... [Read more]

Waterland Arcade: Our ‘WHY?’…and a FUNd-raiser this Saturday, April 15

Waterland Arcade: Our ‘WHY?’…and a FUNd-raiser this Saturday, April 15

Waterland Arcade: Our “WHY?”…And a FUNd-raiser!!! Last weekend, I glanced over at our air hockey table and saw a little girl, around 5 years old I would guess, playing with her dad. She was a cutie... [Read more]

Des Moines Odd Fellows holding ‘Charity Chowder Chow’ on Saturday, May 13

Des Moines Odd Fellows holding ‘Charity Chowder Chow’ on Saturday, May 13

The Des Moines chapter of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows (www.IOO.org) will be holding a ‘Charity Chowder Chow’ fundraiser event on Saturday, May 13, 2017, starting at 4 p.m. “This... [Read more]

Rotary Club presents check to Food Bank for replacement freezer/refrigerator

Rotary Club presents check to Food Bank for replacement freezer/refrigerator

On Wednesday (March 29), Rotary Club of Des Moines/Normandy Park Treasurer Kerry Wallingford and President Carri Litowitz presented a check for $4,150 to replace a broken down freezer to Kris VanGaskin... [Read more]

Pancake Breakfast fundraiser will be this Saturday, April 1 at Judson Park

Pancake Breakfast fundraiser will be this Saturday, April 1 at Judson Park

A Pancake Breakfast fundraiser will be held this Saturday, April 1, from 8 – 11 a.m. at Judson Park Retirement Home. This will benefit the Judson Park Resident Foundation. Minimum Donation: $5... [Read more]

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital Spring Fashion Show is April 20

Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital Spring Fashion Show is April 20

The Des Moines Auxiliary of Seattle Children’s Hospital will be holding its Spring Fashion Show on Thursday, April 20, 2017, at 11:30 am at Grace Lutheran Church. The theme is Hope, Care, Cure for... [Read more]