From RAGS to everyone’s enrichment

Rotarian Bill Walgren lugs furniture on Thursday afternoon to prepare for RAGS. - Photo by Celeste Cornish
Rotarian Bill Walgren lugs furniture on Thursday afternoon to prepare for RAGS.
— image credit: Photo by Celeste Cornish

Bremerton Rotarian Bill Walgren is putting his life on the line again today for the sake of the Rotary Annual Garage Sale at the Kitsap Pavilion. The sale runs from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Walgren will be working security at the event but unlike last year, he’ll know to move out of the way quickly as soon as the gates open at 8 a.m.

“Last year we had a couple people trampled,” said fellow Rotarian Dick Burkey, cajoling Walgren into making a statement while the two were setting up on Thursday afternoon.

“That was me,” Walgren confirmed, clearly pleased that the garage sale is such a hit.

Last year, RAGS raked in nearly $40,000 for the four participating Rotary clubs: Silverdale Sunrise, Silverdale Noon, Bremerton and South Kitsap.

RAGS takes in donations from the community to host a garage sale that includes everything, including (literally) kitchen sinks.

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