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Make your charitable gift count with workplace giving | Guest Column

  • Nov 23, 2014 at 12:00PM

Submitted by Eastside Baby Corner Every Thursday, you can find Eastside Baby Corner (EBC) core volunteer, Sandi Dong, in the nonprofit’s distribution center toy room sorting through half-dressed dolls, miss-matched puzzle pieces and all sorts of unidentifiable toy parts that have been donated to the organization. She and her fellow toy volunteers rejoin the parts and pieces, clean them up and get them ready to give out to more than 200 kids each week.

 

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Overlake Hospital Medical Center luncheon raises more than $260,000

  • Nov 23, 2014 at 9:00AM

Monday’s Overlake Hospital Medical Center Community Partners Luncheon raised more than $260,000 for the hospital’s Ensuring Excellence Fund, which supports a constellation of programs committed to providing patients with the highest caliber of care through the use of the latest technologies. The 16th annual event at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue featured Seattle biomedical pioneer Dr. Lee Hood, who spoke to how personalized medicine is changing the face of health care.

LWSD seeks parents and community members for middle school grading advisory committee

  • Nov 22, 2014 at 9:00AM

When Lake Washington School District (LWSD) changed from a junior high school (grades 7-9) model to a middle school (grades 6-8) model, it focused on making these schools a smooth transition from elementary school to high school. In the course of that transition, staff and administrators realized the middle school report card was not serving students and parents as well as it could.

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