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February 1 - 2, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 1:00 pm
SAVE THE DATE, ALF SENIOR FELLOW'S RETREAT! More information to be released soon. IslandWood Resort Friday, February 1, 2019 (4:00 p.m.) - Saturday, February 2, 2019 (1:00 p.m.)

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ALF Annual Meeting and Reception

Date: June 21, 2018Time: 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location:  University of Puget Sound, Wheelock Student Center Upper Marshall Room

Come elect your new board directors, bid on great auction items benefitting ALF's Fellows Program, kick off the 25th Class Anniversary with your story, celebrate this years' Larry Saunders Servant Leadership Award Recipients, and eat and drink as you build relationships with some wonderful Senior Fellows.


Amazing Silent Auction - Unique and Fun Items to Support ALF's Scholarship Fund
Support ALF by bidding on fabulous silent auction items. Thanks to Miriam Barnett (XIII) for procuring several super fun packages.
  • Tickets for two to the Summit Club at the Tacoma Rainier's - with VIP Parking!
  • Gorgeous Blown Glass Piece!
  • Tickets to Symphony Tacoma!
  • Tickets to the Grand Cinema AND the Blue Mouse!
  • A Laura Wulf (XXIII) homemade German Chocolate Cake!
  • Fantastic Wine
  • Custom Jewelry by Miriam Barnett (XIII) and Julie Anderson (X)!
Have an item to donate????  Please contact Miriam at to donate items today! Many, many thanks to Miriam for planning this auction. Last year, $2,000+ was raised!
Board of Director Elections
All in attendance will vote on the new slate of board of directors who will carry the good work of ALF forward in the coming years. 
Jasmyn Jefferson (XXIV) Managing Director, Windermere Professional   Partners
Ron Klein (X) Deputy Auditor, Washington State Auditor's Office
Janice Phillips (XVII) Senior Vice President, Deposit and Treasury, Columbia Bank
Kellie Richardson (XXIII) Education Manager, Planned Parenthood and Tacoma's Poet Laureate
Van Sawin (XXII) Director of Plans and Policy, Washington National Guard
Lace Smith (XXIV) Associate Vice President of Marketing and Communications,  Pacific Lutheran University
All will be wonderful additions to the leadership of ALF.

Patricia Colemon (XV), Ann Farrell (XIX), and Dexter Gordon (XIV) will be honored for their time on the ALF Board of Directors.
Larry Saunders Servant Leadership Award
With 94 Senior Fellows having volunteered their time and energy to ALF this past year, a few leaders whose service to ALF has had a significant impact on the mission will be honored with the ALF Larry Saunders Servant Leadership Award. Join us to celebrate the third award winners. Past recipients include Brian Boyd (XI)Troy Christensen (XVI)Julia Garnett (X)David Graybill (VIII), Jack Peterson (VIII), Lyle Quasim (II), and Richard Woo (VIII).
Join us to celebrate this years' award recipients.
25th Class Anniversary Celebration Kick-Off  - Building Community
Last week, the 25th Class of ALF began their year-long journey.  With 524 graduates of the program, a celebration is in order!  
Your board has designated this coming year as a time to honor the legacy of ALF, celebrate the impact on our community, and build for the next 25 years.
We want to hear from you!  Come share your stories of the impact ALF has had in your life.  And read about others' experiences.  A story wall will be created by YOU at the event.  Please come contribute to the legacy of ALF.
Who Will Win? Class XX Did Last Year!
The class that has the most number of attendees will have their names entered to win some fabulous prizes. Who will be the most well-attended class???? Last year it was Class XX! 72 Senior Fellows attended this fun, informative event.
Food, Beverages, and Socializing
Food and drinks will be served and there will be lots of time to socialize with friends old and new. No registration required.
Do you have something to donate to the ALF Silent Auction?
Many thanks to ALF Fund Development Committee member Miriam Barnett (Class XIII), CEO of the YWCA, for arranging this wonderful auction to benefit ALF Fellows Scholarships. Please contact Miriam at to donate items today!
No registration requested.  

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