September 7—The school year began with a special surprise for the students at one Seattle School. Seattle Fire Chief Gregory Dean and Firefighters from South Park Fire Station 26 participated in a school supplies giveaway at Concord International School. The Seafair Clowns, Gary Merlino Construction, Stoneway Concrete and all affiliated companies donated school supplies for the 500 Seattle Public School students whose class level ranged from Head Start to 5th grade. Local humanitarian organization World Vision provided every student with a backpack. Seattle Police Department Officers joined Seattle Firefighters in handing out of the school supplies to the excited group of students. Thanks to all the hard working groups who participated and made these students day.