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Seattle Mariners' Salute to Volunteers Night

photo of ceremonial first pitch thrown by honoree Dick Vlist at 91 years young
Honoree Dick Vlist throws the ceremonial first pitch.

On the evening of April 11, 2017, the Seattle Mariners and Serve Washington hosted the ninth annual Salute to Volunteers Night at Safeco Field where the Mariners played the Houston Astros. Pre-game ceremonies included an on-field special tribute to recipients of the 2017 Governor's Volunteer Service Awards where the eldest recipient at 91, Dick Vlist, threw the ceremonial first pitch. To learn how you can nominate a volunteer next year, visit our Awards and recognition page.

group photo of recipients of 2017 governor's volunteer service awards in attendance at salute to volunteers night pre-game ceremony (not all in attendance)