Thanks for your patience as we made some blog server upgrades. We have more power or something like that.
Anyway, the annual Mariners Caravan kicks off on Wednesday here in the Puget Sound area with stops in Covington, Tacoma and Lacey. It will continue over a three-week period with 26 stops in communities all around the Pacific Northwest..
At those stops on the caravan, current and former Seattle Mariners players, announcers, and the Mariner Moose will host assemblies for elementary school students and free public autograph and photo sessions.
Scheduled to appear on Week 1 are infielder/outfielder Mike Carp and catcher John Jaso, former Mariners catcher and broadcaster Dan Wilson, broadcaster Dave Sims, and the Mariner Moose.
Day 1 stops include:
- D.R.E.A.M. Team assembly for students at CrestwoodElementary School (12:30-1pm, 25225 180th Ave. SE)
- Get Well visit to patients at Tacoma’s Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital (1:45-2:45pm, 317 Martin Luther King Jr. Way)
- Free public autograph session at Saint Martin’s University (WorthingtonCenter) in Lacey from 4:15-5:45pm.
In addition to the first day’s stops, the first week of the Caravan includes Chehalis, Centralia, Portland, Longview and Kelso.
The Seattle Mariners 2013 Caravan Week 2 stops include Yakima, Wenatchee, MosesLake, Spokane, Coeur d’Alene, Walla Walla and Tri-Cities.
Caravan Week 3 stops are Mt. Vernon, Bellingham, Ferndale, Vancouver, BC, Delta, BC, Surrey, BC, Bellevue, Tacoma and Tukwila.
Other Mariners scheduled to appear at Caravan stops include Casper Wells, Charlie Furbush, Lucas Luetge, Michael Saunders, Tom Wilhelmsen, Mike Blowers and Rick Rizzs.
Here's the schedule ....