Entries by yvonne

Walking on the Via Francigena

From May 20 through 27, my wife and I will make a pilgrimage to Rome along the Via Francigena. This 10th Century pilgrims’ road stretches from Canterbury, England, all the way to Rome. That’s a long walk by modern standards – about 1,000km through France, Switzerland, and Italy – and would take at least two months […]

Sensation 2017

Thursday, May 11, 2017 5:30-9:00 p.m. Thanks to everyone who attended our 2017 Sensation Dining in the Dark event. It was a blast! Hosted at the Palace Ballroom, famous venue of renown Seattle Chef Tom Douglas, guests were treated to a five-course wine-paired meal while blindfolded. Sensation is designed to help raise awareness about Usher […]

2018: Kilimanjaro Climb for Usher Syndrome

Conner McKittrick, his dad Todd, brother Cole, doctors and staff who work with Conner, board members, and friends, are busy making plans to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro in 2018. The goal is to promote greater awareness of Usher syndrome. “This is going to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience for all of us,” he says. Conner was diagnosed […]