LifeWire gala to raise money for domestic violence prevention

April 2, 2015

LifeWire, the state’s largest domestic violence service provider, will host its 2015 benefit gala and auction May 2 at Bellevue’s Meydenbauer Center.

The funds from the World of Hope Gala and Auction provides services in east and north King County to victims of physical, emotional or sexual abuse.

The money collected also assists the organization in preventing domestic violence through advocacy, education and support.

The event begins at 5 p.m. with a wine reception and silent auction, followed by a 7 p.m. live auction and dinner led by emcee Molly Shen, a news anchor at KOMO-TV. Read more

Biden hails Renton Tech as vital path to reviving middle class

November 7, 2014

By Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times Vice President Joe Biden (left) holds a machined object as he talks to instructor Adam Pohlman during a tour of Renton Technical College.

By Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times
Vice President Joe Biden (left) holds a machined object as he talks to instructor Adam Pohlman during a tour of Renton Technical College.

Vice President Joe Biden toured a Renton Technical College job-training program Oct. 9, promoting the federal grants that support it as a way to help the middle class regain its footing. Read more

LifeWire hosts annual gala, auction

April 3, 2014

LifeWire, the state’s largest domestic violence service provider, will host its 2014 benefit gala and auction May 3.

The funds from the World of Hope Gala and Auction provides services in east and north King County to victims of physical, emotional or sexual abuse.

The money collected also assists the organization in preventing domestic violence through advocacy, education and support.

Read more