Business, community and political leaders — including Sen. Andy Hill (R-45th Legislative District), Rep. Ross Hunter (D-48th Legislative District) and Microsoft Executive Vice President Brad Smith — spoke at OneRedmond's gala event on June 5 at the Redmond Marriott Town Center.
Redmond Heights Senior Living and Redmond Care and Rehab Center — formerly Cascade Plaza Assisted Living and Cascade Vista Skilled Nursing — recently received a donation of flower bulbs from Fred Meyer in Redmond.
In September, the old Ben Rush Elementary School buildings will be part of history and the new school building will be complete.
Redmond native Mildred Valentine has been named to the Montana State University Billings dean's list for spring 2013.
The Washington State Department of Commerce has awarded the City of Redmond a Judge's Merit Award in the Governor's Smart Communities Awards program for the city's Digital Planning and Development Suite.
Lake Washington School District’s LINKS (Looking Into the Needs of Kids and Schools) program honored many of its 275 volunteers at the annual volunteer reception on June 7.
On May 29, Redmond Mayor John Marchione accompanied Audubon Elementary School’s Art Docents and students for a preview of their International Night art work titled, “How & Why Stories: Folktales from Around the World.” The art walk is part of the school’s annual International Night, which celebrates the rich diversity of the student population through family-hosted country tables, performances and sporting demonstrations.
Redmond High’s PTSA recently distributed eight awards for the 2012-2013 school year. The recipients are: • Golden Mustang — Pam Summa and Bob Holmes • Outstanding Advocate — Dan Handschin • Outstanding Educator — Alison Kairis and Jennifer Mauck • Outstanding Student Advocate — Shelby Albrecht • Golden Acorn — Susan Seabrooks and Peter LaFond
Six Redmond students were named to the Baylor University (Waco, Texas) Dean’s Academic Honor List for the 2013 spring semester. To be named to the Dean’s List, a student must be an undergraduate with a minimum grade-point average of 3.7, while enrolled in a minimum of 12 semester hours.
The Washington Student Achievement Council and the Association of Washington School Principals (AWSP) recently announced that four seniors from Redmond High School have been named Washington Scholars in recognition of their academic achievements, leadership and community service. In addition, two district students were named Washington Scholar Alternates.
Redmond’s Great Day of Play will feature a 5K run/walk from 6-8 p.m. on Aug. 23 at Redmond City Hall Campus, 15670 N.E. 85th St.The race will be chip timed and there will be awards for top overall male/female as well as age-group awards for first place.For more information, visit www.redmond.gov/races.
The 22nd annual Guide Dogs of America Golf Tournament will tee off on July 21 at Willows Run Golf Course. The tournament will be a scramble format with at shotgun start at 8 a.m.
The Redmond Historical Society will gather from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on June 8 at Anderson Park, 7802 168th Ave. N.E., for a potluck meal and history hero presentation. The Old Time Fiddlers will provide entertainment. For more information, visit www.redmondhistoricalsociety.org.
Redmond-based Alliance of Eastside Agencies (AEA), a professional membership organization of human service providers, will honor five individuals and two organizations at its ninth annual awards luncheon at noon on June 12 at Bear Creek Country Club, 13737 202nd Ave. N.E., Woodinville.
Education First Homestay Programs is arranging for 34 Chinese students and their chaperons to visit Redmond between July 15 and Aug. 5 and the organization still needs to place 10 students and their chaperons within the next couple of weeks.
The City of Redmond's teen programs will hold its annual End of School Bash from 1-4 p.m. on June 19 at the Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center at 16600 N.E. 80th St.
The Redmond Youth Partnership Advisory Committee's (RYPAC) summer movie series will begin July 12 and run through Aug. 24.
More than 400 attendees gathered at The Westin Bellevue on May 18 and raised more than $170,000 for the Kirkland and Redmond/Sammamish Boys & Girls Clubs. The Summer Dreams Auction was first held 21 years ago by the Kirkland Boys & Girls Club and was joined this year for the first time by the Redmond/Sammamish Club.
Overlake Terrace, a "Stellar" retirement community in Redmond, has been honored by SeniorHomes.com as a recipient of its "Best Senior Living Awards" in the Seattle metropolitan area.
After placing first in Washington for Destination Imagination's technical challenge at the elementary level, Louisa May Alcott Elementary School's Awesome Assemblers team placed 14th at the recent Destination Imagination Global Finals competition in Knoxville, Tenn.