Casey Emory of Marysville on stage at the Tacoma Dome. (Courtesy Photo)

Casey Emory of Marysville on stage at the Tacoma Dome. (Courtesy Photo)

Marysville on WE Day stage at Tacoma Dome

  • Tuesday, May 14, 2019 3:52pm
  • Life

The new Girls of Promise and S Club in Marysville were front and center at a recent WE Day event at a packed Tacoma Dome.

Member Casey Emory got to be on stage to give a speech about the importance of water.

The two Soroptimist International of Marysville groups raised over $1,000 recently to build wells at schools in Ecuador.

The money was made at a WE Walk for Water event at Marysville-Pilchuck High School. Vendors, students and community members participated in various activities, including trivia and water races. S Club is a leadership and community service after-school club comprised of students looking to make a difference in their community and the world.

Girls of Promise is a leadership group of girls at Cedarcrest and Totem middle schools, co-sponsored by the Marysville YMCA. WE Day has been around since 2007. Its goal is to encourage social activism among young people.

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