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    In Memory Of Vivian Belcher
    Posted on 03/02/2019
    Vivian Belcher

    A Memorial Bench for Viv

    Viv wanted a bench as her memorial. The Ballard High School Foundation is taking up a collection to have the bench installed at the high school. Isn’t this fitting? The bench will be a place where Viv can be remembered, the way she touched our lives, the smiles, the giggles, the comfort, and the secrets she shared with so many. It will be installed in a place where she discussed future plans with colleagues. It is where many heard her enthusiasm for that crack of a bat, a winning field goal, or a last-minute tie breaking kick. Stadium fans shared their excitement with Viv and she would relive those moments at Ballard. 

    Donations for the bench can be made now through July 31, 2019. Friends of Vivian can make donations two ways:

    1. Online through Meal Train | https://www.mealtrain.com/trains/q32l1l/donate

    2. Send a check | Ballard High School Foundation
    In Memory of Vivian Belcher, 1418 NW 65 Street, Seattle, WA 98117 


    CELEBRATION OF LIFE | MARCH 2019

    In memory of our much loved Ballard High School Administrative Secretary Vivian Belcher (1957 - 2019)

    Please join us for a Celebration of Life on Sunday, March 3, 2019
    Program 2:00pm - 3:00pm
    Reception 3:00pm - 4:00pm

    Ballard High School Earl Kelly Performing Arts Center
    1418 NW 65th St Seattle, WA | MAP

    Photos to Share | Please send any photos that you would like to include in a slideshow to Marianne Baker at mrbaker@seattleschools.org


    Washington State Educational Office Professional of thePaper Cranes Year Award PostTalisman Feature Article March 2015

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    "I am the Administrative Secretary at Ballard High School. I love my job! I work with a wonderful staff, have caring parents and a wonderful students. We have a student body of 1749 with a staff of 140. I work with 5 other secretaries taking care of Ballard HS. Making everyone feel welcome when they enter Ballard HS is the most important task I do every day. I feel it is important that no matter what the issue is, if you give your customer time and let them feel value, that I can help assist them with the answers they are seeking.”  ~ Vivian Belcher

    For people who want to donate to Swedish Foundation in Vivian's honor. They've started a Gynecologic Oncology Research Fund, which will support research in gynecological cancers, including BRCA-related cancers.

    People wanting to donate can do so at http://www.swedishfoundation.org/memorial-gifts note that the donation should be directed to the Gynecologic Oncology Research Fund, in memory of Vivian Belcher.

    If anyone has questions, contact Jeff Walker at Jeff.Walker@swedish.org; 206-386-3194, Sr. Dir of Philanthropy.