Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll participated as a guest speaker for an event Friday evening at the Tacoma Dome highlighted by one of the last appearances in the United States by South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
The program was part of the “Be the Spark” movement started by The Greater Tacoma Community Foundation, along with the University of Puget Sound, Pacific Lutheran University and others to inspire citizens to take action and make the community a more positive place to live.
“Let’s get inspired – allow ourselves to be moved,” Carroll said to a crowd of 650 people at a $250-a-head, sold out dinner that also included Bill Gates Sr. and Tutu as speakers.
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