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Tag: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes


VIDEO: Highlights from Saturday’s Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event, 5K fun run at Meeker Days Festival

Puyallup hosted its first Walk a Mile in Her Shoes fundraiser as part of the Meeker Days Festival. The walk was paired with a 5K run, and both events benefited the Sexual Assault Center of Pierce County and Good Samaritan Behavioral Health.

The Meeker Days Festival continues Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.


Meeker Days Festival begins Friday; more than 250 vendors participating

The 74th Annual Meeker Days Festival begins Friday in Puyallup.

Festival coordinator Paige Griffith said the Puyallup Main Street Association, which sponsors the three-day-event, expects more people to attend the festival than in past years.

This year’s event attracted more than 250 vendors, and four stages will host musical acts all weekend long.

“It’s a celebration of our city’s heritage,” Griffith said Thursday.

The event runs noon-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday.

Griffith said two musicians from  NBC’s “The Voice” are scheduled to perform. Beverly McClellan, a finalist from season one, and finalist Amanda

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