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Elementary Students Hold 10th Annual Benefit Concert for Sister Schools

Music students at Fernwood Elementary School knew they had done something special by holding a supply drive for Sister Schools that helped children in Uganda, Africa, but they were inspired to do even more.  Ten years later, the school is now preparing to celebrate its 10th annual Fernwood Elementary Benefit Concert to raise money for ...

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Sister School Benefit Concert

Sister School Benefit Concert

“I believe the Sister Schools program is one of the finest cultural exchange programs, allowing young students both here and abroad to feel a personal connection with each other…I truly believe that the musical benefit concerts present an opportunity for a communal participation in the program, through these musical benefit concerts… I feel both honored and ...

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Gold and Silver Gala Sponsors

Huge thanks to Fischer Plumbing and Fischer Sewer for sponsoring this year’s Gala at the Gold level, and to Pacific Lighting Systems for sponsoring at the Silver level AND donating two fantastic vacation packages (Hawaii and Suncadia) to the auction. Support like this helps to underwrite Gala expenses, such as food, room and equipment rental, ...

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Save 10/17 for Gala 2015

Save Saturday, October 17 for Sister Schools’ Annual Gala at the Museum of Flight. The African Market will be back, so you can pick up Mukwano Blend coffee and African artifacts for all of your holiday gift-giving needs. We’ve collected spectacular live and silent auction items, too. The Gala is a fun and entertaining way ...

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9th Annual Benefit Concert

Love great music? Love kids? Love Sister Schools? Please join the Fernwood Elementary School community along with special guests Overton Berry, Jeff Davies, and Jennifer Hopper for the 9th annual Sister Schools Benefit Concert, Thursday, May 21 at 7:00 at the Northshore Performing Arts Center, 18125 92nd Ave NE, Bothell, WA 98011. Suggested donation: $15 adult, ...

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Swing for Success 2015!

Swing for Success 2015!

Did you make any of these resolutions for 2015:  have more fun, get more exercise, spend time with friends, meet new people, learn something new, do good in the world? Check ’em all off at Swing for Success on Friday, Feb 6 from 7-10 at the beautiful China Harbor Restaurant, 2040 Westlake Ave N in ...

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10th Annual Gala!

Mark your calendar now for Sister Schools’ 10th Annual Gala, Saturday, October 18, 2014 at the Museum of Flight! It’s also the 25th anniversary of our supply trips to Uganda. You won’t want to miss this milestone double anniversary. Tickets available online through Brown Paper Tickets or by mail. Look for your invitation in early ...

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Fernwood Concert Slated for May 22

Don’t miss Fernwood Elementary School’s upcoming concert, 7:00 May 22 at the Northshore Center for the Performing Arts in Bothell. Jazz piano legend Overton Berry will perform with bassist Jeff Davies and special guest Jennifer Hopper, along with the Bad Monkeys Marimba Band and other student musical groups. Requested donation $15; passes available at the ...

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Swing for Success!

Swing for Success!

Don’t miss the second annual Swing for Success dance to benefit our scholarship program. Mark Kihara, internationally-known and locally-loved Swing dance instructor, will teach one of his high-energy, everyone-can-do-it lessons followed by plenty of time for free dancing. Requested donation $20/person; $10/person for students with ID. Tickets at the door or through Brown Paper Tickets. ...

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GiveBIG to Sister Schools!

Don’t forget to GiveBIG to Sister Schools next Wednesday, May 15! All donations made to Sister Schools, midnight to midnight on May 15, on our Seattle Foundation page, NOT this website, will be matched from the GiveBIG stretch pool. We won’t know the exact amount of the match until afterwards, but your donation will most ...

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