Another milestone today for the new Duwamish Rowing Club, which hit the water in April after a year and a half of “talking, planning, and fundraising,” as organizer Mike Merta put it. It was a triple christening ceremony, as you can see in our video above – for the Comet, the South Park Community Center, and the Dorothy.
Among those on hand, City Council president Sally Clark, a rower herself:
(That’s Mike Merta toward the left side of the photo.) Today’s celebration included indoor festivities too, hosted by South Park Neighborhood Association president Dagmar Cronn: