By Amy Walker
Mark your calendar for Friday, May 10th to help raise the paddle for City of DuPont Parks & Recreation. News Tribune columnist and home town girl, Dorothy Wilhelm will be the auctioneer. Items to bid on include weekend getaways to Cannon Beach, Lincoln City, etc. Also included are gift cards to local restaurants and businesses, fabulous gift baskets, parties, experiences, etc. Admission is $15 and includes hors devours and desserts. Donations are still being accepted. Please contact City of DuPont Parks & Recreation at (253) 912-5245.
About Dorothy Wilhelm: Dorothy Wilhelm calls herself a porcupine trainer. That’s her term for the sticky situations and prickly people we all have to face every day. She says we all handle porcupines every day, whether we want to or not. Dorothy is a professional humorist, speaker and keynoter. She is a familiar Northwest media personality and hosted her own TV and radio shows for the last thirty years, including ten years on Seattle’s KIRO radio and TV, a TV show called My Home Town, winner of a Beacon Award for excellence in community broadcasting. Her newspaper column appears regularly in the Tacoma News Tribune and in other publications across the nation She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Marylhurst University – and you don’t see any porcupines here, do you?