Northwest NEWS

May 10, 1999


More Duvall Days activities & information

Duvall Days benefits community

   Designed to promote goodwill between the business community and citizens, Duvall Days proceeds help fund civic projects such as the United Snoqualmie Scholarship Fund, Duvall Girl Scouts camping fund, Coats for Kids, playground equipment and improvements for Taylor Park, library building fund, tennis courts at Cherry Valley Elementary, the McCormick Park Project, the Duvall Emergency Fund, and preservation of the historical Dougherty House.

The TJ Tap Troup to perform

   TJ Tap Troup

   The TJ Tap Troup from TJ's Dance Studio will perform at 2:15 pm on Saturday at the Main Grandstand for Duvall Days. The group has 36 years of combined tap experience. The studio is located in the Tech Center in Duvall.

Aerobathon Challenge

   "If we raise $1200 this year, we will have raised $10,000 in nine years for the Duvall Emergency Fund," said Margie Coy. "This fund is important to families of Duvall. Local residents and businesses need to call in their pledges to 425-788-3923 to help us meet our goal. Especially, if Mayor Glen Kuntz meets the challenge," Coy added. Businesses are encouraged to pledge double of what they already pledged. CPR services are available.

Pony rides

   Pony rides for children will be offered on the grass lot on the corner of Stella and Main Street on Saturday. There is a small charge to ride.

Come BASH a Car!

   The Cedarcrest Girls Basketball team is having a car bashing this Saturday at the new Shell gas station on Main Street. The car was donated by Automotive Specialties and will be towed by Duvall Towing. Proceeds will benefit the Final 4 Basketball Camp expenses.

Craft Fair

   The Craft Fair will offer a wide variety of products from 65 different booth vendors on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and is guaranteed to provide a day of interesting shopping. Arts & crafts vendors will line both sides of the street, offering products ranging from handmade gifts, plants, ceramics, paintings, prints, and art. Information booths on various civic, schools, and community activities will be on hand. Susan Aaron from Valley Mailbox is chairperson for the Craft Fair.

Food Court & restaurant specials

   Plenty of special food will be available from both food booths and local restaurants. Booths include: Caravan Concessions, DD Concessions, Lord of Life Lutheran Church, Lilan's The Orient, and Sno-Valley Junior Football Association. Local restaurants will feature special items at their restaurants.

Free Duvall T-Shirts

   Past event Duvall Days T-shirts will be available for free as long as the supply lasts at the Chamber booth on the corner of Main & Cherry.

Frog Jump Contest

   "We are expecting more than 50 frogs this year," said Jim Brouasa, Frog Jump Chairman, who will be easily recognized. He is the one wearing a full-size frog suit. Register your frog at a 1:45 p.m. in front of the grandstand. Divisions are ages 0-6, 7-12, 13 and older. All frogs all eligible to enter. Frogs can be shared.

Parade Judges

   The 1998 parade judges are Duvall Chamber President Joan Ramsey, Miss Eastside Jodi Saskas, and Kim Swanigan, accompanied by Bev Pearson, Bill and Judy Chapman, and Ray LaBatte. Margie Coy, Dave McIntosh, and Glen Kuntz will MC the Parade. Rose Brock is Duvall Days' judge coordinator.


   Fireworks will begin at dusk, Saturday. The fireworks can be seen from Cherry Valley Elementary and the Cherry Valley Hunting area off Hwy. 203 just north of town. Donations are still needed to meet the final $300 in cost. Donations may be dropped off at Valley Mailbox.