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Korean Women’s Association breaks ground on senior housing in Federal Way
City and county leaders, Korean Women’s Association representatives and Federal Way citizens gathered near the Federal Way Transit Center on Sept. 25 to celebrate a groundbreaking ceremony for a mixed-use, low-income senior housing project being built by the KWA. To learn more about the Korean Women’s Association, visit its Web site at www.kwaoutreach.org or visit the organization’s Federal Way location at 31218 Pacific Highway S., Suite #A.
Free hearing aids for kids
Quota International of Kent is supplying free hearing aids for low-income youth whose health insurance doesn’t cover the devices through a program called Sound Beginnings. For more information, call (206) 824-2404. The deadline for applications is Sept. 30.
Star Lake Elementary anniversary
Star Lake Elementary School will turn 50 years old this year. Staff will host a celebration and open house from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at 4014 S. 270th St.
Former students and staff members are invited. To learn more, call (253) 945-4000.
Retired United States Air Force Master Sgt. Will Smith, a current Air Force Junior ROTC instructor at Federal Way High School, was recently recognized by the Department of the Air Force. Smith served as a seminar advisor for future AFJROTC instructors at an Instructor Course held at Maxwell Air Force Base.
Morgann Green a senior at Thomas Jefferson High School, is among 11 Washington state semifinalists for a 2009 National Achievement Scholarship. The scholarship program recognizes academically promising black students throughout the country.
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