Benefit honoring former YVC nursing instructor to support nursing scholarships

A November 9 event celebrating the life of long-time Yakima Valley College instructor Wendy Baker will benefit the Wendy Baker Memorial Scholarship Fund, which supports scholarships for YVC nursing students.

“A Night For Wendy” will begin at 7 p.m., November 9, at The Seasons Performance Hall, 101 North Naches Ave., Yakima. The event will feature some of Baker’s favorite things, including local wine and home-baked goods, along with a silent auction.

Tickets to the event range from $10 for a single unassigned seat to $300 for a table for six. See all ticket options and purchase tickets online. Ticket sales end on October 31.

The Wendy Baker Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in memory of the former YVC nursing instructor. Baker taught in YVC’s nursing department for 16 years, beginning in September 2003, and served as the interim director of the nursing program from 2019-2021. Baker retired from YVC in 2021.

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