All photos by Heather Nelson
Mark Hendricks hugs a community member at last Fridays' BBQ and auction fundraiser, his last day working at the Ballard Boys and Girls Club

SLIDESHOW: The community sends off Mark and Kim with BBQ and auction

Last Friday, the community said farewell to two long-time employees of the Ballard Boys and Girls Club, executive director Mark Hendricks and Childcare director Kim Brandenburg.

At the 8th Annual BBQ and Auction, community members packed the Ballard Boys and Girls Club gymnasium and building. People were chatting, playing pool and other games in the rec room, bidding on items in the silent auction and then, after an hour and a half, settled down to have a salmon barbecue dinner and to listen to speakers.

Ballard News-Tribune photographer Heather Nelson was there to take pictures at the event at capture some of people's last moments with the pair. Make sure to click on the picture above to view the whole slideshow. See if you can spot your family or friends among the pictures!

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