Brett’s Run Silent Auction

We will have a silent auction again this year at Legion Memorial Park, and it will be open for browsing and bidding before, during and after Brett’s Run.  Thanks to amazing donations from our very generous sponsors, we have another outstanding group of items up for silent bidding.   Click the 2018 Brett’s Run Silent Auction link in  the top menu to open a growing list of just some of these items, including photos.

We will feature one or two items on this main page each week.  Stop by and check out the weekly item and the growing silent auction list.

Silent Auction featured items of the week:  A Cougar football and a WSU Cooler, filled with Coug SWAG

For the full and growing list of silent auction items, click HERE

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Brett’s Run Info

Run Fun

The Brett Jensen Memorial Fun Run –Brett’s Run/Walk 9

August 25, 2018

  • Location- Legion Memorial Park, 145 Alverson Blvd.  Everett, WA  98201
  • 8:00am – New registration, silent auction, coffee, and t-shirt pick-up
  • 9:00am – Run/Walk begins and silent auction continues  

The purpose of this non-competitive run/walk is four-fold:

  1. To keep Brett’s memory alive
  2. To emphasize health and fitness
  3. To raise money to continue the Brett Akio Jensen Memorial Scholarship Fund (nearly $167,000 has been given to deserving Everett area students)
  4. To have fun and enjoy each other!!

Registration:

$30.00 for Walk/Run – includes t-shirt up until August 12thRegistrations received after August 13, and those who register at the event will get t-shirts on a first-come-first-serve basis.  

Kids 12 years old and under: Free for walk/run, $5.00 for a T-shirt

To register, click  REGISTER FOR BRETT’S RUN 2018! 

 

Monica Vorn recipient of 2018 Brett Jensen Memorial Scholarship!

Monica Vorn Cascade HS recipient of $5000 Brett Jensen Memorial Scholarship
Monica Vorn and Megan Jensen 

Monica Vorn is the Cascade High School recipient of the 2018 Brett Jensen Memorial Scholarship.  Monica is planning on attending UW-Bothell and majoring in pre-med. Megan Jensen presented her with the $5,000 award.  Congratulations Monica!

Thi Vu- Brett Akio Jensen/Everett Rotary scholarship recipient!

Thi Vu is recipient of the 2018 Brett Akio Jensen Scholarship
Thi Vu with parents Nga Nguyen and Phat Vu

Thi Vu is the recipient of the 2018 Brett Akio Jensen Scholarship in partnership with Everett Rotary. Thi plans on a pre-law major at Stanford. She received a $10,000 award. Her proud parents, Nga Nguyen and Phat Vu are at her side.  Congratulations Thi!

Thanks for help with Brett Jensen scholarship event

As seen in the Herald of Everett, OPINION, Sat, Sept 2, 2017-  LINK

The Brett Jensen Memorial Walk and Run 8 is in the books. Family, friends, neighbors, community members, athletes and coaches gathered at Everett’s Legion Memorial Park last Saturday to remember Brett, encourage health and fitness, raise some funds to continue the scholarship program, and have some fun.

All four goals were accomplished. The weather was wonderful and the 3.6 mile route down Alverson and Grand was beautiful. Carpe diem! We truly did seize the day.

We want to sincerely thank the Everett Parks and Police departments, the participants, the business sponsors, the volunteers and silent auction donors. All of these groups are critical to the success of this event.

In May, because of all of the support, The Brett Jensen Memorial Scholarship Foundation was able to award $15,000 in scholarship money through the Rotary Club of Everett and Cascade High School. To see the 2017 and previous scholarship recipients, please visit our website at brettjensen.wordpress.com

Don and Jan Jensen

Everett

Direct link to past scholarship recipients: HERE

Brett Akio Jensen

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It’s Your Birthday! Brett Akio Jensen August 28, 1982 – May 7, 2002 We continue to celebrate your life as you turn 35 years old. Friends, family, and community remembered you at your Memorial Walk and Run with music, laughter, memories, and sunshine. We love you and miss you, Mom, Dad, and Megan brettjensen.wordpress.com

Published in The Herald (Everett) on Aug. 28, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brett’s Run in The Herald

Julie Mulstein’s article in The Herald, Wed, Aug 23, 2017:

Brett Jensen would have turned 35 next week. A top student, ASB president and athlete in Cascade High School’s Class of 2001, he died the year after graduation. His life of achievement ended when he fell from a fraternity house near the University of Washington campus.

Zack Demars, another standout Cascade graduate, never had the chance to meet Jensen.

“I was just 2 years old when he passed away,” said Demars, 18, who on Monday was featured as The Herald’s Super Kid. “There’s no way I could have met him, but I’m so affected by his story. Everyone at Cascade is impacted. The Everett community is impacted.”……..

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