Photo by Steve Shay
Robinson Newspapers, which publishes the Highline Times/Des Moines News/SeaTac News, will present its own award honoring a community member who has contributed to Burien at the annual community leader awards dinner and silent auction Friday, March 1. Pictured, L-R: are brothers Ken & Tim Robinson at last year's dinner.

Discover Burien awards to be presented March 1

Rub elbows with Burien’s community and business leaders while supporting the nonprofit Discover Burien Association at its annual community leader awards dinner and silent auction Friday, March 1.

During the dinner from 6 to 10 p.m., Discover Burien will recognize dedicated community members who have made a real difference in Burien. The organization will present awards to Burien nonprofit, student and business leaders of the year.

Robinson Newspapers, which publishes the Highline Times/Des Moines News/SeaTac News, will present its own award honoring a community member who has contributed to Burien.

The dinner at the Burien Community Center is an opportunity to sample food from a variety of Burien restaurants. There will be a no-host bar.

Bid on silent auction items ranging from theater tickets to restaurant gift certificates. The event also includes a dessert auction and a wine wall.

Plus the business or group with the best-decorated table at the event will get the opportunity to take the stage to tell attendees about itself and what it has to offer.

Admission is $40 in advance, $50 at the door, or $280 for a table of eight in advance.

Tickets may be purchased at Discover Burien, 427 S.W. 152nd St., Burien. The Burien Community Center is located at 14700 Sixth Ave. S.W.

Proceeds from the event go to support Discover Burien, a nonprofit organization that works on the economic development, promotion and marketing of the city.

For more information, call Discover Burien at 206-433-2882 or Debra George, Discover Burien’s events manager, at 206-941-7199.

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