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Sixth Annual EWTS Rockets to Success

Volunteers prep for 2016 EWTS.

Where were you on the night of October 8th, 2016? If you said, “Evening with the Stars”, count yourself among a packed house of 225 of our community’s best. At our sixth annual fundraising event, we shared inspiration, laughs, auction wars and so much pasta. Here are some highlights:

Jon McIntosh and Joe Bowman kept the crowd on point as our Masters of CeremoniesThe Bob Wroblewski Servant Leadership Alumni Award - a.k.a. the Bob Award - went to Jon McIntosh, ALA ’99. Jon was in the very first Advancing Leadership class, and has been pouring countless volunteer hours into our programs ever since.

Executive Director Lawrence Garrett and M.C. Joe Bowman challenged us to live as leaders and help others to do the sameAlumni CeCe Cayetano, ALY ’15 and Ted Colby, ALA ’16 took us along on their leadership journeysThe Dessert Frenzy, led by Al Church, ALA ’99, was intense, but so worth it. Together we raised over $30,000 for programs and scholarships.

Thanks to our Premier Sponsors CHI Franciscan Health, Xerox and Guild Mortgage Company, Supporting Sponsors Multi-Service Center, Federal Way Public Schools, Boeing Employees Credit Union, Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc., Mr. Color, Miles Drake, City of Federal Way, Banner Bank, Waste Management, Pacific Medical Centers and Getting Smart, as well as Grace Church, Jimmy Mac’s Roadhouse, Total Wine & More and Costco for in-kind donations.

We also appreciate all of the volunteer hours, auction items, financial donations and support from hundreds of people in our community that made this event possible.

Make sure and save the date for this year’s Evening with the Stars: Saturday, Oct. 7th, 2017.