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Big Blue Boosters Salute

Big Blue Boosters honor two former Booster board members

On Tuesday, Jan. 24, Big Blue Boosters Vice President Jeff Schulke honored former Boosters board members Steve Wanichek and Eric Kimball for their years of service. Wanichek, an owner of Walla Walla Builders Supply, is a father of two Wa-Hi athletes. He is a 10-year Big Blue Boosters board member, including several years as board president. Steve led the first-ever Big Blue Fundraising Dinner & Auction in 2019 while President and was one of the key organizers behind the Blue Devil track facility.

Eric Kimball is a father of four Wa-Hi graduates who were all Blue Devil athletes. Eric served more than 15 years as a Big Blue Boosters board member, including several years as Board Treasurer. He also served as the accounting lead for the first ever Big Blue Boosters Fundraising Dinner & Auction in 2019. Eric was one of the key organizers in the rehabilitation and construction of the Blue Devil track facility. Both Steve and Eric continue to be generous Big Blue Boosters donors and sponsors.

Big Blue Boosters are planning their Annual Dinner and Auction for Saturday, April 22 at 5 p.m. at the Walla Walla Fairgrounds Pavilion. All proceeds support Wa-Hi athletics. Tickets go on sale Feb. 1. Visit the Big Blue Boosters website to purchase tickets.

Photo L-R: Steve Wanichek and Eric Kimball have fun celebrating with students during the Wa-Hi boys basketball game against Hermiston. 

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