From left, first graders Cordae Norling and Shuhui Meng at Rose Hill Elementary School work on their Valentine’s Day cards for Seattle-area veterans. Samantha Pak, Kirkland Reporter

From left, first graders Cordae Norling and Shuhui Meng at Rose Hill Elementary School work on their Valentine’s Day cards for Seattle-area veterans. Samantha Pak, Kirkland Reporter

Rep. DelBene, local students create Valentines for veterans

Rose Hill first graders made Valentine’s Day cards for local men and women who have served in the military.

  • Tuesday, February 13, 2018 8:30am
  • Life

Congress woman Suzan DelBene (WA-01) visited Rose Hill Elementary School in Kirkland to join students in making Valentines for Veterans — a program that encourages the community to recognize veterans throughout the year.

“The Valentines for Veterans program is a wonderful opportunity for our local students to make a connection with a veteran and thank these brave men and women for their service,” DelBene said. “We can all show our appreciation for those who served our country in uniform by asking veterans to ‘Be Mine’ this Valentine’s Day.”

The valentines made on Monday will be delivered to the Veterans Affairs hospital in Seattle and veterans’ service organizations on Valentine’s Day.

DelBene has participated in the Valentines for Veterans program for the past three years.

From left, Rose Hill Elementary School first graders Brynley Songer, Anna Nguyen and Camilla Briones create Valentines for veterans.Samantha Pak, Kirkland Reporter

From left, Rose Hill Elementary School first graders Brynley Songer, Anna Nguyen and Camilla Briones create Valentines for veterans.Samantha Pak, Kirkland Reporter

Rep. Suzan DelBene (WA-1) (center) discuss Valentines and veterans with first graders, from left, Diya Karimilla and Namit Jose at Rose Hill Elementary School. Samantha Pak, Kirkland Reporter

Rep. Suzan DelBene (WA-1) (center) discuss Valentines and veterans with first graders, from left, Diya Karimilla and Namit Jose at Rose Hill Elementary School. Samantha Pak, Kirkland Reporter

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