We are happy to announce the Permission To Start Dreaming Foundation will be participating in the Maritime Gig Festival parade on June 6th, 2015, and once again one of our major sponsors, Subaru of Puyallup, will reprise their role by loaning us another fine truck for the parade. So for a second year in a row, thanks to the Harnish Auto Family, we'll be able to spread the word on the race, the upcoming Swing
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Please join us in a National Moment of Remembrance for all the men and women of our Armed Forces who have given the ultimate sacrifice of their lives for our country. From the civil war to our latest conflict — Operation Enduring Freedom — more than 1,243,808 service men and women have died defending the very freedoms we are privileged to share.
On this Memorial day, please reach out to our Soldiers with honor and thanks for the very important job they do in protecting the United States of America.
President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish a single holiday for citizens to come together and thank our military members for their patriotic service in support of our country.
On August 31, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force Days. The single day celebration stemmed from the unification of the Armed Forces under the Department of Defense.
We had a very special Armed Forces Day this year, as our friends at USO Northwest and the Tacoma Rainiers invited us out to share our message with some fans, pass out some information, and watch an exciting game of baseball. There's just something about meeting so many kind and generous people while hearing the sounds of America's pastime! Plus, it's not everyday you get to hug a big happy Rhubarb!
With the help of our sponsors, runners and volunteers, the Permission to Start Dreaming Foundation is delighted to once again support Rainier Therapeutic Riding (RTR) and the work they do! Our founder, Leslie Mayne, presented a check to Rob Woelk and Debbie Fisher of RTR at Serenity Farms in Yelm, and again was able to reconnect with the great staff and healing animals of their wonderful organization.
For years the Seattle Seahawks have sponsored the 12th Mile of Race For A Soldier, and we're happy to be on the roster once again for the Seahawks 12K!
The event is back in its sixth year and promises to be bigger, faster, stronger and LOUDER for your Seattle Champions! The 2015 Seahawks 12K Run at The Landing is sure to provide a day of fun for the whole family. The event will also feature the GLOW 5K Run/Walk that will tour The Landing and surrounding Renton neighborhoods, as well as a Half-Mile Kids Run that will be completely contained within The Landing.