On December 6th, 2009, Evergreen Washelli hosted our Annual Holiday Remembrance.
Thank you so much for your participation. We look forward to celebrating our Holiday Remembrance with you next year.
November 11th, 2009, Evergreen Washelli hosted the 60th Annual Veterans Day Memorial Celebration service. Captain Jon Bridge delivers the keynote speech at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
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Bryan Johnson reports, KOMO4 News video, “There are too many wars.”
Jon is retired as a Captain in the Judge Advocate Generals Corps, U.S. Navy Reserve. He has received a Navy Commendation Medal for developing a prototype claims processing system; Joint Service Commendation Medal for serving on the Presidential Clemency Board; Combat Action Ribbon and Vietnam Service Medal. He received a nomination for Federal Bar Association’s Young Federal Lawyer Award for active duty work at NSC Puget Sound at Bremerton. He is also a life member of Naval Reserve Association, as well and the Reserve Officers’ Association teaches military law at the NROTC Unit at the University of Washington and serves as Chair of the Navy’s Recruiting District Assistance Counsel.
Jon is the Co-CEO for Ben Bridge Jeweler, Inc. and a member of the Washington State Bar Association, and Chair of the Bar’s Section on Legal Assistance to Military Personnel. He is also immediate past chair of the Alliance for Education and is on numerous community and business related boards including the Greater Seattle Chamber of Commerce, Center for Career Alternatives and the Association of Washington Business, Jon is married to Bobbe Bridge, a retired Justice of the Washington State Supreme Court who is currently the President and CEO of the Center for Children and Youth Justice. They have two adult children, Don (married to Sarah) and Rebecca, and two granddaughters, Chloé and Emma.
We are honored to have Jon Bridge as our keynote speaker this Veterans Day.
Donation boxes are being set up at our Abbey View, Bothell, and Seattle locations. Please consider bringing a non-perishable food donation to place in the closest box. Please, no cash donations, but if you wish to bring a gift card from a local grocery chain, that would be great!
So that we may get these gifts to Friends of Hope to distribute, please have your donations in by Wednesday, November 18th. Thank you for your participation!
For the third time in our local community’s faith experience, a cherished Philippine faith tradition will be observed at the Evergreen Washelli Chapel in North Seattle on Sunday, November 1, 2009.
A special Ecumenical inter-faith, interactive ceremony will be conducted where guests will have an opportunity to light candles and present floral offerings to their beloved departed.
Merienda Cena follows after the ceremony. The Evergreen Washelli Chapel is located at 11111 Aurora Avenue North, Seattle, Washington. Call Rose Quitevis if you have any questions or need directions! (206) 834-1909 or (206) 225-6606