Northwest NEWS

February 22, 1999



Wickwire to present slides at Barnes & Noble on March 2

   Adventurist Jim Wickwire will be at Woodinville's Barnes & Noble Booksellers on Tuesday, March 2, at 7 p.m. to present his slides and discuss his book, Addicted to Danger. Wickwire, an eyewitness to glory and terror above 20,000 feet, has survived bitter cold, blinding snowstorms, and avalanches to become what the Los Angeles Times calls "one of the most extraordinary and accomplished high altitude mountaineers." His exploits have been featured on 60 Minutes and have been the subject of an award-winning PBS documentary.

Annual dinner auction to benefit Little Bit

   Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center will host its 14th annual dinner auction, "The Legend of Hollywood," on March 27 at the Inglewood Golf Club in Kenmore. Individual, couples, and corporate table tickets are all available. Jeff Renner of KING-TV will be the master of ceremonies for the elegant, star-filled evening. Proceeds will help provide therapeutic riding for the disabled. For more information or to RSVP by Feb. 28, call 425-883-1716.

Children's Country Home benefit dinner and auction

   Children's Country Home will hold their second annual Benefit Dinner and Auction on Thursday, Feb. 25 at the Hollywood Schoolhouse, 14810 NE 145th St. in Woodinville. Event sponsors include: the Hollywood Schoolhouse, Towne Bank, Key Bank, Bill Petter/Kirkland Kiwanis, and MAC Towing. The auction serves as a fund-raiser for the non-profit home for children who are medically fragile. For more information about the dinner and auction, call 425-806-9453.