Deadline approaching to buy tickets for Tukwila Historical Society gala
May 15, 2012 · 12:43 PM
The deadline is fast approaching to buy tickets for the second annual Tukwila Historical Society Gala and Fundraiser, Saturday, May 19.
The society has received nearly $12,000 in auction items, including more than $800 in goods and services from 10 merchants on Strander Boulevard.
The fundraiser is 3 p.m.-9 p.m. at Billy Baroo's at the Foster Golf Links on Interurban Avenue.
The $100 tickets for the live auction and dinner must be purchased no later than Wednesday, May 16.
Tickets for the reception and silent auction before the evening events are $40.
A small number of tickets will be available at the door.
Tickets can be purchased by calling the Tukwila Heritage and Cultural Center at 206-244-4478 and online.
The historical society is paying tribute to the memory of Louise Strander, longtime Tukwila resident and member of the Tukwila Historical Society, who died last year. The society will also remember Warren Wing, a former Tukwila resident and railroad historian who was instrumental in "The Interurban" film, and Dr. Kay Reinartz, author of "Tukwila - Community at the Crossroads who died a year ago.