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Media Advisory 
February 16, 2011

Chris Carrel 
Communication & Grant Coordinator 
253-835-2411 or 253-347-7057 

Federal Way’s First Elected Mayor Welcomes First One Day Federal Way 

What: Federal Way Mayor Skip Priest will recognize volunteers cleaning up Mark Twain Elementary School, as part of the city’s first One Day Federal Way, a large-scale volunteer effort to beautify and maintain Federal Way schools. Mayor Priest, along with Debra Entenman from Congressman Adam Smith’s office and representatives from Federal Way Schools will speak briefly to the assembled volunteers and thank them for their service.

When: Tuesday, February 22, 2011. 11:30 AM to noon. In the event of rain, the event will be held in the school’s covered play shelter.

Where: Mark Twain Elementary, 2450 South Star Lake Road, Federal Way, WA 98032

Who: Advancing Leadership Youth Class of 2011, Mayor Skip Priest, Debra Entenman, Rep. Adam Smith’s office, Federal Way Schools representatives and an estimated 300 volunteers of all ages.

More What: One Day Federal Way is the service project of the Advancing Leadership Youth Class of 2011 and will be held from 10 AM to 2 PM at three sites, Mark Twain Elementary, Star Lake Elementary and Totem Middle School. Volunteers will improve the school grounds through painting, weeding, and installing beauty bark, among other activities.

Mayor Priest: “Volunteers are vital to the well-being of our community. I commend the students from Advancing Leadership Youth who are devoting their day off from school to improving their community and getting a start on a lifelong commitment to volunteering.”


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