Kent children receive backpacks and school supplies

U.S. Bank employee volunteers prepare snacks at the backpack and school supplies event at Mercy Housing’s Appian Way Apartments last week.  - Courtesy photo
  • Aug 25, 2014 at 1:00PM updated Aug 27, 2014 at 5:19PM

Brand new backpacks and plenty of school supplies awaited 224 children who live at Mercy Housing's Appian Way Apartments in Kent.


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Kent-area community calendar | Aug. 27

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Kent Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, through Sept. 27, Town Square Plaza Park, corner of Second and Smith.

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Bettering the lives of people with developmental disabilities

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Sen. Joe Fain (R-Auburn) and House Majority Leader Pat Sullivan (D-Covington) recently were honored for their legislative efforts on behalf of individuals with developmental disabilities.

Rainier Youth Choirs founder recognized; new singers sought

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 1:52PM

Leora Schwitters, artistic director and founder of Rainier Youth Choirs, recently was presented the Washington American Choral Directors Association (WA-ACDA) Leadership and Service Award for 2014.

Back to school means being more aware

  • Aug 26, 2014 at 1:35PM

This week will see many kids in the state return to school. The Kent Fire Department Regional Fire Authority asks everyone to do what they can to keep our children safe.

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