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“THRILLAH ON EAST HILLAH” COMMUNITY EVENT

September 29th, 2012 at Sat, 29th, 2012 at 9:43 am by lesliehamada

THIS WILL BE A GREAT WAY TO SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL COMMUNITY AND YOUTH OF THE COMMUNITY.

This is a co-sponsored event by two youth organizations—Project U(th) and Kent East Hill Boxing Club. All the proceeds of donations go to help the youth in our community. There will be boxing of youth as it is a sanctioned USA Boxing event and boxing of local celebrities: Jim Berrios, the incoming  2013 President of the Kent Chambers, Senator Joe Fain of the 47th Distirct, Representative Pat Sullivan, Mark Hargrove of the 47th District, candidates: Bud Sizemore and Andy Massagali of the 47th District, Bailey Stober Assistant to African American Wa. State Commission, Council Members Dana Ralph and Dennis Higgins, and Rev. Andrew Toeanina of Soul d’ Out Christian Ministries. Music—concessions and a good old community get together. Tickets are reasonable and it will make a great date night!!!!

 

 

 

Leslie is a wife, mother, & grandmother. She has worked in marketing, communications, & writing professionally. For the past 17 years she has resided in the Covington area and doing volunteer work in the King County Area. While her children attended University Place Schools she was actively involved in youth activities and PTA. She was in executive leadership in the organization as President in school PTA on all levels. In addition she held a District PTA leadership position. Currently her youngest child Lisa is a teacher and last year was recognized as NASPE 2009 High School Physical Education Teacher of the Nation. Her two sons are employed in Computer and engineer firms. She has two beautiful grandchildren. Leslie's pride & joy is Pee Wee Hamada her stay at home Cocker spaniel and her inspiration for her first Children's Book: "Pee Wee's Adventure In the Woods" which addresses boundaries for young children and safety issues through an exciting animal book. Leslie has been actively involved in her Community volunteering for over 40 years. She has mentored in high risk elementary schools since college. Presently she is Director for emergency services for her church Kent United Methodist. She is Chair of the Kent Ecumenical Network Board. It is her sixth year on Catholic Community Advocacy Board. She received an award last year from Governor Gregoire for work with felons. This past year she was recognized for work in social justice and poverty by the South King County Human Service Commission. Last year she received an award from the Southern Sudanese Organization in Seattle. In 2005 she received the SKC Award for the Spirit of Caring. In 2005 she traveled to San Francisco to work at the Soup Kitchen of Glide Memorial and help with immigrant Chinese pre-school students at Gum Moon Community. Her passion is working with kids and social justice issues. Presently she is working to start a Kids Boxing Program in the Kent East Hill area to give the kids a great after school program.

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