This year’s Tribal Canoe Journey will be hosted by the Squaxin Island Tribe and a record number of canoes will be landing in the Puget Sound this month. For centuries, the waters of the Salish Sea (Puget Sound) were the highways of the native people and the canoe was their way of travel. Tribes used the canoe to help them gather the bounty of the Inland sea and allowed them to journey to celebrate and share their stories.
Three celebrity golfers have signed up to participate in the Second Annual Love INC Golf Tournament and Dinner Auction set for July 30th at Alderbrook Golf Course in Union. In April, Love INC announced former University of Washington head football coach Don James will be attending. This week, the organization announced Julio Cruz, former Seattle Mariner record holder and now voice of the Mariners; and Nesby Glasgow, former NFL player, and University of Washington four-year starter, All American who played in the 1978 Rose Bowl will also be participating.
American Legion Fred B. Wivell Post 31 will be hosting an American Flag Retirement Ceremony at the Shelton Memorial Park Veterans Area on Saturday at 11:00 AM. The post along with cadets from the Shelton High School NJROTC and local Boy Scout troops will participate in the ceremony and will show how an American Flag should be properly disposed of. The public is invited to the ceremony.