Forget a retirement party, what about a volunteer project? When Steve Wilhelm announced his retirement after 28 years with the Puget Sound Business Journal, a party was the furthest thing from his mind. Instead, he found a perfect way to use his skills to give back.
Enter Seattle World School. There, 300 students from 6th to 12th grade, newly arrived from other countries, hone their English skills for a new life in the United States. Once they're up to speed they’re placed at schools within their home district. Students are from Ecuador, Vietnam, China, Ethiopia. Some have been in the country for months, some just a week or two. Read Article