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Best Ever Valerie Logan Lunch: $120K Raised

The 5th Annual Valerie Logan Luncheon, which took place on Nov. 29, was our most successful yet, having raised $120,000 for ISB’s education programs. There were a few tear-jerker moments, including when Lee Hood interviewed some students: Sara Michelassi, who will graduate next spring with her high school diploma AND her AA in science from North Seattle College, said that she’s always dreamed of working in a lab, “but I doubted if that dream was achievable, because I thought I needed connections or lots of money in order to land such a competitive internship. But ISB showed me that everyone deserves the opportunity to pursue their dreams, no matter their status.” The double whammy was when Sara expressed her gratitude for having a paid internship, which helped to support her family.

Thank you to our sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor: Sabey Corporation
Platinum Sponsor: Aron M. Thompson
Gold Sponsors: The Boeing Co., Muckleshoot Charity Fund, Kidder Mathews, Douglas Howe & Robin DuBrin, and Providence Health & Services
Silver Sponsors: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., Tulalip Tribes Charitable Fund, and Kilroy Realty

Read emcee Patti Payne’s followup column in the Puget Sound Business Journal.

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