KidsQuest Children's Museum

Putter Bert, CEO and president of KidsQuest Children’s Museum, and Chris Bixby, senior vice president of portfolio and wealth management at Ferguson Wellman.

Vision House Event Raises Nearly $700K to Fight Homelessness

Renton nonprofit Vision House, which has been providing services to families experiencing homelessness since 1990, held its annual fundraiser at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue last week. Nearly 700 people attended an event that ultimately raised $680,000. Find out more about the organization here.

An Esports Playoff Tournament

The Washington State Scholastic Esports Association, established in 2020, is hosting from 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on May 20 an in-person state playoff tournament at GameWorks in Seattle. Fourteen qualifying schools from across Washington will attend; the tournament will then continue with seven weeks of online competition, a release said. This marks the first time the tournament has been held in person. Find out more about the organization here

Three Eastside Hospitals Get 'A' Hospital Safety Grade from Leapfrog Group

Health care system EvergreenHealth in Kirkland, Overlake Medical Center in Bellevue, and Providence Swedish's Issaquah campus each received an "A" grade for patient safety from the Leapfrog Group. Get more details about the honors here.

KidsQuest Children's Museum Raises More Than $55K at Breakfast Fundraiser

Last week, Bellevue's KidsQuest Children’s Museum hosted BizQuest: The Power of PEOPLE, a fundraising breakfast that attracted sports business leaders and local philanthropists to support the "power of play." More than $55,000 was raised for the children's organization. Learn more here.

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