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2017 Summer Splash Gala

Thank you for joining us Aug. 25 for the 2017 Summer Splash Gala. The event was a huge success!

Exciting Event Highlights!

  • Unveiling of the new treehouse exhibit design
  • Cocktails, appetizers and silent auction 
  • Fabulous foodie stations and stream side dinner on the East Bay Plaza
  • Craig Lawrence Band, Seattle's premier dance band
  • Special activities: silk screening super hero capes in the new MakeSpace, liquid nitrogen ice cream, body painting, "tree cookies" and more!

2017 Summer Splash Video
Produced by Pardiman Productions

 New Treehouse Design

New Treehouse Design
An event to benefit the Hands On Children's Museum's Free and Reduced Admission Programs.


Please Thank our Gala Sponsors!


2017 Raise the Paddle Donors: Treehouse Exhibit

Thanks to our generous Raise the Paddle donors, we raised approximately $120,000 toward the construction of a spectacular kid-sized Treehouse Exhibit high above the Outdoor Discovery Center with rope bridges, ladders, and secret hide houses. 


Thank you to our 2017 Raise the Paddle Donors: 

Don Rhodes & Nancy Beveridge

Merritt Long & Marsha Tadano Long

Stars Foundation of Thurston County

John & Sally Warjone

Drew & Kylie Phillips

Robert E. and Adele M. Boydston Foundation

Jay & Carla Rudd

Microsoft Matching Gifts Program with Edie Harding

Mike & Christine Brewer

Jim Kruidenier & Susan Bryant

Roger & Genevieve Chan

Mark & Kathy Wagner

Jocelyn McCabe PR

Mike Cairone & Tammy Adams

Gary & Tina Campbell

Mitch & Laura Dietz

Craig & Amee Kiefer

Randolph Lindblad

Tim & Vonna Madeley

Rob & Helena Rice

Dave & Harpreet Virk

Adam & Amanda Adrian

Bill McGregor

Mike & Courtney Drennon

Tom & Cindy Eaton

Sean & Holly McDonald

Andrew & Lauren Pitman

Rachel Olmstead

Tony Sinclair & Hon. Renee Radcliff Sinclair

Paul & Gail TaylorRyan & Marie Anderson

Melanie Boyajian

Sonny & Kim Bridges

Dave & Sharon Cammarano

Leonoard & Margaret Faucher

Fisher Jurkovich Public Affairs

Brian & Valerie Fluetsch

Howard Goldberg & Marcia David

Charly Harrington & Christina Charney

Klaus & Carol Jade

Chris & Annie Johns

Brad & Krista Jurkovich

Patrick & Danielle Knutson

Dave & Pat Kohler

Mike & Patty Korosec

Edmon Lee & Susan Rivera-Lee

Linda Lentz

Carolyn Logue

Gary Schneider & Nancy Snyder

Perry & Susan Shea

Ron & Heather Sisson

Court Stanley & Kelly Zuck-Stanley

Ed & Lasha Steinweg

Greg & Jeanne Tranum

Krista Anderson








Jason & Carrie Andrew

Brad & Shelly Badger

Mike & Mary Bowen

David Bremer & Linda Villegas Bremer

Shannon Cameron

Anthony & Nicolette Chavez

Ian & Natalie Child

Kevin & Christy Conner

Ryan & Amy Cuoio

Xadier & Marcelle Gonzalez

Teri Haglund

Scott & Vicki Hanauer

Kurt & Nicole Hatch

Dennis & Paula Heck

Mat Hervin

Patrick & Whitney Holm

Steve & Beth Hyer

Nancy Kelly

Bob Heck & Kiley Juergens Wealth Management

Chris & Lisa Lunde

Deb McCurley

Calvin & Sheelah McGaughan

Robert & Marion McIntosh

Dan Michael & Billie Uhri

Tanya Mote

Fred & Teresa Olson

Bill Penn & Maggie Jekel-Penn

Danielle Rants

Jeff Reiner & Susanne White

Marvin & Mary-Lynne Reiner

Tom Schumacher & TJ Reinoso

Sue Shoblom

Jeff & Jennifer Statham

Keith & Paula Stottlemyre

Kristopher & Marriann Tefft

David Troutt & Jean Carr

Dean & Nancy Wiese

Mike & Roxanne Wittenberg

Shina & Bill Wysocki

Jacob & Devin Alexander

Daniel Ash & Sandy Wolf

Carter Avery & Jordyn Johanson

Jessica Boad

Luke & Dodie Brogan

Matt & Gina Buelow

Troy & Sandy Chabot

Luke & Sophia Cheney

Jill Cooper

Art & Angela Dalessandro

Pam Folsom

Daryl & Kristen Fourtner

Marcia Fromhold

Jill Giudice

Nathan & Julia Gorton

Brian & Kelly Green

Steve Groves

Mary & John Hall

Cary & Steve Hamilton

Amy Head

Chris & Crystal Heck

Kelsey Hulse

Cindy Huntley

Jake & Teresa Jackson

Erick & Jodi Johanson

Jennie Foglia-Jones

Jon & Susan Jones

Damien & Stephanie Kolb

Brian & Brook Lafave

Colby & Maia Langenberg

Justin & Marilyn Leech

Brian & Jessica Lindstrom

Craig & Angela Maki

Brendan & Tatem Marchant

Scott & Annette McQueen

Devon Nichols

Mollie Parsons

Mike & Sarah Reid

Chris & Gina Reimnertz

Ivy Renschler

Sean & Marina Shaughnessy

Amber Smith

Matt & Jeannette Smith

Chris & Shauna Stewart

Brent & Holly Swanson

Frank Swinkey & Jan Shefferly

Wes & Brittany Taylor

Alison Vega

Vern & Carol Washburn

Courtney Welch

Jocelyn Wood

Carolyn F Dillman

     
     

2016 Raise the Paddle Donors: Treehouse Design

Thank you to our 2016 Raise the Paddle Donors: 

Anonymous
Donald V. Rhodes & Nancy Beveridge
Stars Foundation
Bonbright Family Foundation
Jim & Gayle Phillips
Drew & Kylie Phillips
The Turner Family
Edie Harding & Dave Smith 
                with the Gates Foundation
Mike Auderer, Olympia 
                Construction 
Tim & Vonna Madeley
Jim & Bobbe Haley
Fisher Jurkovich Public Affairs
Jocelyn McCabe Public Relations LLC
Adam & Amanda Adrian
Ryan & Marie Anderson
Mike & Christine Brewer
Dr. Gordon & Rishi Dhanda
Rodney Joe & Barbara O’Keefe
Bob & Teresa Leech
Kirk Miller & Jacque Ellis
Jim & Diane Reus
Jay & Carla Rudd
Rem & Maria Sackmann
Alison Vega
Mark & Kathy Wagner
Grant Aaker & Jane Myung
Tim & Lori Boyd
David Bremer & Linda Villegas Bremer
Sonny & Kim Bridges
Richard & Jennifer Brotherton
Lee & Jen Creighton
Howard Goldberg 
                & Marcia David
Mitch & Laura Dietz
Eric & Jen Foley
Marcia Fromhold 
Jason & Lisa Hicks
Craig & Amee Kiefer
David & Sonja Lundgren
Dan Michael & Billie Uhri
David & Connie Michener
Drake & Rosanne Nicholson
Dennis & Joan Peterson
Mick Phillips
Oscar & Barbara Soule
John Specht & Diana Wall
Mike Spilde & Cindi Holmstrom
Ed & Lasha Steinweg
Steve Swanson & Heidi Bray
Paul & Gail Taylor
Greg & Jeanne Tranum
Brandy & Maura Willie
Robin Zukoski & Keith Buchholz
Joe & Patty Belmonte
Laurie Berryman
Anthony & Nicolette Chavez
George & Marion Clark
Coldwell Banker Evergreen 
                Olympic Realty, Inc.
Kevin & Christy Conner
Ryan & Amy Cuoio
Mike & Courtney Drennon
Cheryl Duryea
Troels & Carina Engholm
Xadier & Marcelle Gonzalez
Brian & Stephanie Hacker
Kurt & Nicole Hatch
Denny & Paula Heck
Chris & Annie Johns
Kiley Juergens Wealth 
                Management 
Damien & Stephanie Kolb
Merritt & Marsha T. Long
Chris & Lisa Lunde
Jamin & Amanda May
Calvin & Sheelah McGaughan
Tanya Mote
Bart & Connie Olson
Ned & Wendy Owens
Kim Peterson
Jeff Reiner & Susanne White
Mike Salvaggi
Delmy & Louis Santamarina
Gary Schneider & Nancy Snyder
David & Tracey Schmaltz
Sean & Marina Shaughnessy
Keith & Paula Stottlemyre
Sam & Jamie Thomassen
Don & Holly Wilder
Laura & Mike Willett
John & Karen Wilson
Mike & Roxanne Wittenberg
Morgan & Jennifer Ziegler
 
Greg & Cindy Aden
Jacob & Devin Alexander
Jason & Carrie Andrew
Jon & Linda Bryant
Ian & Natalie Child
Sam & Kristin Costello
Moira & Doey Davin
Stacey Folsom
Becky Gibson
Brian & Kelly Green
Dane & Jillian Henze
Jamie Jo Hiles
Patrick & Whitney Holm
Mort James
Roger & Laurie Jones
Brian & Brooke LaFave
Mellani McAleenan
Ashley Merrifield
Drew & Megan Mikkelsen
Jack & Lynette Ramsey
Fred & Sandra Romero
Van & Kristen Sawin
Ron & Vicki Slosson
Chris & Shauna Stewart
Frank Swinkey & Jan Shefferly
Wes & Brittany Taylor
Dennis & Leigh Thompson
Beth Wilder
Wayne Williams & Melanie Stewart
Christine Winkleman
Photos from the 2017 Summer Splash! Gala: