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When: September 12, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Where: The Four Seasons Hotel, 99 Union St., Seattle, 98101

Suggested Donation: $175 per person

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Why sponsor a table at HistoryLunch? Because you care about the civic life of our region and you want to give the next generation the most important civic tool there is: an understanding of how we got where we are today.

HistoryLink is the online encyclopedia of Washington state history. Learn more about us, or just visit our site to learn more about the people, places, and events that have shaped our history.

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2019 HistoryLunch
Honorary Committee

Honorary Co-Chairs

Governor Dan Evans and Nancy Evans

Committee Members

Libraries: Deborah Jacobs, Librarian who built “Libraries for All”

Technology: John Cook, Co-founder of Geekwire

Natural Environment: Gene Duvernoy, Founder of Forterra

Physical Environment: Bob Donegan, President of Ivar’s, and relentless advocate for Seattle's central waterfront

Legislation: Jeanne Kohl Welles, Sponsor of legislation to legalize same sex marriage and medical marijuana

Culture: David Brewster, Founder of Crosscut, Town Hall and Folio

History: Tom Ikeda, Founder and Executive Director of Densho

Historic Preservation: Allyson Brooks, Director of Washington State Department of Archeology & Historic Preservation

Science: Leroy Hood, Outstanding contributions in the advancement of science, including but not limited to the founding the Institute of Systems Biology

Agriculture: Governor Chris Gregoire, Leadership in resolving long disputed water allocation issues to the benefit of agriculture in our region

Mover and Shaker: Maggie Walker, Leadership and relentless commitment to a greener, more equitable region, and leadership in reimagining the central waterfront