The Olive Tree Mediterranean Restaurant will receive the Kent Community Foundation’s first Star Program award. COURTESY IMAGE, Kent Community Foundation

The Olive Tree Mediterranean Restaurant will receive the Kent Community Foundation’s first Star Program award. COURTESY IMAGE, Kent Community Foundation

Olive Tree Mediterranen Restaurant to receive Star Program honors

Kent Community Foundation program to recognize contributions to the community

Olive Tree Mediterranean Restaurant will be recognized as part of the Kent Community Foundation’s new Star Program to identify businesses and organizations making positive contributions to the community.

The award will be unveiled during an 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29 public event at the restaurant, 12930 SE Kent Kangley Road, in the Marketplace at Lake Meridian. A free buffet will be offered during the unveiling.

“Olive Tree has consistently demonstrated support for the greater Kent community through a number of good works including hosting a fundraiser for the Kent Community Foundation Afghan Crisis Fund, supporting Kent Community Foundation managed scholarships, hosting a KCF Board gathering and providing gift certificates to various local nonprofits,” according to a Kent Community Foundation statement.

The Star Program is intended to share the good news with customers and employees/members – and encourage ongoing contributions to the community.


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