Rosalie took on the incredible task of raising pledge money and running as many miles as she could during the entirety of the Downtown Yakima Mile event. In about two hours she was able to complete 12 miles and raised over $50,000!
Dolly Parton's Reading Library Becomes Law in WA State to Much Delight
In March 2022, Washington state Governor Jay Inslee signed into law HB 2068. This law became effective on June 9, 2022, making international country music and entertainment icon Dolly Parton's library program a interim permanent part of Washington state history!
There are many different non-profits that have outreach groups and programs set up for those currently in a tough spot. I just reached out and asked, "what do you need to be donated right now?" And here is what was said.
Feeling nostalgic? Take a gander at this YouTube video I stumbled across that features a bunch of Yakima business's television advertisements. Since I've lived here for the vast majority of my life, I suspect that most of these were aired in the late 80's to early 90's.
Fans of rocker Dave Navarro might not know that he is a huge domestic violence prevention advocate. He's coming to Yakima to be the guest speaker for the 2020 YWCA Yakima Leadership Luncheon on April 20.