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Tabor Supports Seattle Goodwill

Tabor 100 members and guests were among the more than 700 attendees at Seattle Goodwill's annual Glitter and Fashion Show, November 2 at the Seattle Sheraton Hotel. The event raised more than $385,000, a record amount of funds to support computer classes and technology in Goodwill's 10 Job Training and Education Centers in the North Puget Sound area. Last year, more than 2,000 students took a computer class at one of ten Goodwill Job Training and Education Centers in the Puget Sound area.

"Through the Woods" was the theme for the event that enables individuals to take the next step on their path to self-sufficiency. "Almost every job requires some level of computer knowledge," said Ken Colling, president and ceo, Seattle Goodwill. "The funds we raise tonight will make a difference in the lives of many."

Tabor member Kibibi Monie said the event was "done with class and finesse. It's a shining example of how fundraising events should be presented and done."

Sandy Hanks, King County, attended with her husband (Name). "This is the first time that we have attended the Goodwill Glitter Gala," said Hanks, a recent Crystal Eagle Award recipient. "The event was a great way to showcase the positive impacts that the act of giving has on all of us, particularly those experiencing hardships."

Several participants in Goodwill's job training programs shared their stories with the audience. They spoke confidently about the obstacles they overcame with the help of Goodwill. Their experiences, and the untold success stories that have helped to improve the lives of others, are just some of the many reasons why Goodwill is a valued neighbor in our communities.

"We like the work done by Goodwill," said Hanks. "One speaker voiced the main reason why we chose to participate in this enjoyable fundraising event, "Because jobs change lives."

Goodwill followed the Glitter Gala with a very successful Glitter Sale where more than $650,000 was raised when nearly 3,000 people bought $265,000 worth of formalwear, eveningwear, shoes, purses, jewelry and accessories.

-- Tabor 100 --


September 12, 2013

GOVERNOR INSLEE PROCLAIMS TABOR 100 DAY
ORGANIZATION'S GALA EVENT SCHEDULED
FOR SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

Governor Jay Inslee has issued a proclamation marking Saturday, September 14 "Tabor 100 Day" as the organization celebrates its' 14th Captains of Industry Gala. The event at the Washington State Trade and Convention Center begins with a reception from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. followed by a dinner and program where the governor will help present the organization's Crystal Eagle awards. The recipients are honored for their achievements in economic development, government affairs, education and community service.


Janice Bryant Howroyd, founder and chief executive officer of ACT-1 Group, the largest minority woman-owned employment agency in the United States, will be the event's keynote speaker.


Tabor 100 www.tabor100.org is an association of entrepreneurs and business advocates committed to economic power, educational excellence and social equity for African-Americans and the community at large.


Please note, the proclamation is available at www.tabor100.org For more information, contact J. Paul Blake, publicaffairs@tabor100.org or 206.818.7523.


Proclamation

--Tabor 100--


VULCAN, CHRIS HANSEN
AMONG AWARD RECIPIENTS AT
TABOR 100 GALA

MAJOR COMMUNITY EVENT
SET FOR SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14

Tabor 100 will honor Paul Allen's Vulcan and Chris Hansen with its Crystal Eagle award at the organization's 14th Annual Captains of Industry Gala, Saturday, September 14 at the Washington State Trade and Convention Center. A Silent Auction and reception from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. precedes the 7:15 dinner and program. Tickets for the event are $125.

Seattle City Councilmember Bruce Harrell will serve as master of ceremonies.

Hansen, Sonics Arena and Chris Liu, director, Department of Enterprise Services, State of Washington, will receive the Business Development Award. David Bley, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, will receive the Education Excellence Award. Sandy Hanks, Sound Transit and the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce will receive the Economic Development Award.

Tabor's Corporate Partnership Award will be presented to Vulcan and Walmart.

Dr. William Bradford, Foster School of Business, University of Washington will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award and Leonard Simpson, Len Can Builders, Inc. will receive the Third Tabor 100 Legacy Hall of Fame Award.

Tabor's annual signature event, the Captains of Industry Gala supports the Dr. William Bradford Scholarship Fund. Bradford Scholarships are awarded to African American students pursuing business careers. The fund also provides financial support to aligned organizations and supports initiatives focused on education, government affairs and community service.

Tabor 100 www.tabor100.org is an association of entrepreneurs and business advocates committed to economic power, educational excellence and social equity for African-Americans and the community at large.

To register to attend the Gala, please see http://tabor100.org/ugc/registration.html

For more information, contact J. Paul Blake, publicaffairs@tabor100.org or 206.818.7523.

-- Tabor 100 --


GOVERNOR INSLEE
TO ATTEND TABOR 100 GALA

Jay Inslee will participate in Tabor 100's 14th Annual Captains of Industry Gala, September 14, at the Washington State Trade and Convention Center. The governor will assist in presenting the organization's Crystal Eagle awards to recipients honored for their achievements in economic development, government affairs, education and community service.

A reception from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. precedes the 7:15 p.m. dinner and program. Tickets for the event are $125.

"We're pleased Governor Inslee has chosen to attend our event," said Ollie Garrett, Tabor 100 president. "His presence is an affirmation of Tabor's position as a leading community organization."

Janice Bryant Howroyd, founder and chief executive officer of ACT-1 Group, the largest minority woman-owned employment agency in the United States, will be the event's keynote speaker. Tabor's annual signature event, the gala supports the Dr. William Bradford scholarships awarded to African American students pursuing business careers. The fund also provides financial support to aligned organizations and supports initiatives focused on education.

Tabor 100 www.tabor100.org is an association of entrepreneurs and business advocates committed to economic power, educational excellence and social equity for African-Americans and the community at large.

To register to attend the Gala, please see http://tabor100.org/ugc/registration.html

For more information, contact J. Paul Blake, publicaffairs@tabor100.org or 206.818.7523.

-- Tabor 100 --