September 8, 2009
NEW — 2:58 p.m. Sept. 8, 2009
Gov. Chris Gregoire praised Issaquah community service groups today, and said volunteers are essential as the state recovers from a deep recession.
During a lunchtime address to about 120 members of the local Kiwanis and Rotary clubs, the second-term Democrat recalled her visit to Rotary First Harvest, a Seattle program to feed the hungry. She recounted meeting a man who said he never imagined lining up at a food bank for a meal.
“Far too of the many people across the state have found themselves in the same position as this man and his children found themselves that day,” Gregoire said.
August 29, 2009
NEW — 6 a.m. Aug. 29, 2009
Gov. Chris Gregoire will address members of the Kiwanis and Rotary clubs of Issaquah at a Sept. 8 luncheon.
Gregoire, a second-term Democrat, will focus her talk on service, Kiwanis Club President Judy Rogers said.
The luncheon begins at noon at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 745 Front St. S.
Lunch is $11, but there is no cost to see Gregoire’s speech.
R.S.V.P. to Rogers via e-mail at email@example.com or by phone at 271-8678. Checks can also be sent to P.O. Box 1111, Issaquah, WA 98027.
Make checks payable to the Kiwanis Club of Issaquah.
August 25, 2009
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