Going Places Online!
This year’s online auction was a bigsuccess, raising $33,000 during amonth o exciting bidding. Many thanksto the dozens o generous donors whooered a wonderul array o items, andto the equally generous people whobid. We’re grateul or your support!
2008 BBQ Competition
On Sunday, March 30th, the Marketwas the location o an all-nightbarbeque cooking competition. 34competitors set up temporary kitchenson Pike Place the night beore, and thearomas emanating rom them werepositively mouth-watering. The MarketFoundation was the benefciary o thesale o pulled-pork BBQ sandwiches,generously donated by the PacifcNorthwest Barbeque Association andRainbow Catering, which raised $5,226.
Care or the Market Luncheon
The Market Foundation’s ourth annualCare or the Market Luncheon washeld on March 6th at the ParamountTheatre. 500 community membersgathered to learn about and supportthe Market’s human service agencies.Che, restauranteur and author, TomDouglas, gave the keynote address.The luncheon raised $173,000 toprovide services or low-income kids,individuals and seniors at the Market.
Warm thanks to ourgenerous sponsors:
lease join us this summeror Che Tours o theMarket! Enjoy a un-flledwalk through the Marketas top local ches sharetips on selecting properingredients. Then watch as the che preparesa delectable lunch right beore your eyes (youcan even lend a hand with the preparations)!Finally, sit down and enjoy the east whileenjoying some o our fne local wines.Please visit pikeplacemarket.org or an up todate list o participating ches.Cost is $70 per person. Tours take placein the Pike Place Market and at theparticipating restaurant, and last rom9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.For more inormation or to purchase tickets,
please visit www.pikeplacemarket.org or contact
Michele at firstname.lastname@example.org (206) 774-5249.
oin us on Saturday, May 31stand Sunday, June 1st, 2008or the Pike Place MarketStreet Festival. Long a avoriteo Seattleites and Marketdevotees, the annual Festival isa celebration o unique crats,delectable ood and drink and the best inlocal music. All proceeds raised during the Festival,including a suggested $1 donation atthe entrance, will directly beneft thoseserved by the Market community’s humanservice agencies.
fooD, Wine & Beer:
Sip rosty Northwestmicrobrews in the Pike Brewing/AlaskaDistributors Beer Garden, while taking inbreathtaking views o the Olympics andthe sounds o the Pike Brewing MainStage. Relax and enjoy some o the bestin Caliornia wine in the Redwood Creek
Winery Lodge. And delight in the Pike PlaceMarket’s selection o cuisine rom around theworld and our own backyard.
Art & CrAftS:
A variety o local artisanswill showcase their work through hands-on demonstrations o their skills as well asselling pieces they’ve already created.
Bring your beloved pooch to the 3rd Annual Strut Your Mutt dog parade andcostume extravaganza, to take place onSunday, June 1st at 10am in SteinbrueckPark. Showcase your “Mutt” and vie orprizes in a pet-owner look-alike contest,best costume categories and more!
The Pike Brewing Main Stage willeature some o the area’s top musicians,showcasing the best in Jazz, R&B, Funk,Celtic, Folk and more!
Always a hit with the short-set(and their parents), the Kids’ Zone will be the
ADDitionAL SponSorShip proViDeD By:
happening place or such perennial avoritesas Fish Painting, the Zucchini 500 races,chalk art, ace painting, and a bounce house.
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Market Optical Turns 25
In 1982, Market Optical openedits frst store on Pike Place. And inDecember, they celebrated their 25thanniversary by giving the MarketFoundation a portion o their salesor the month, which turned into alovely git o $11,933. CongratulationsMarket Optical. And thanks.