Rob Mattson Way Celebration! Monday, July 8, 5:30pm

Shared from Thomas Whittemore at Seattle Department of Neighborhoods​ — Monday, July 8, is the Rob Mattson Way Celebration. Seattle Department of Transportation​ will be installing Rob Mattson Way honorary street signs @ 22nd Ave NW and NW 56th/57th Streets, by the Ballard Library. Rob worked for the City for over 40 years, much of it as a Ballard District Coordinator for the Department of Neighborhoods, part of the former “Little City Hall” program.

DATE: July 8th
TIME: 5:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Next to the Ballard Customer Service Center at 22nd Ave NW and NW 56th St.

Mike Stewart (Ballard Alliance Executive Director​) will be facilitating the event @ 5:30 p.m. A few guests and family members will speak in honor of Rob Mattson.

The unveiling of the Rob Mattson Way signs will take place at 6 p.m.

We hope you can join us for the lovely event and raise a glass of sparkling cider in a toast to Rob!

Thank you to Leif Erikson Hall in Seattle Washington​ and others who supported this effort (https://www.facebook.com/LEHallSeattle/photos/a.1600455023308057/2051517951535093/?type=3&theater)

Additional links:
– http://www.myballard.com/2018/09/11/former-mayor-of-ballard-rob-mattson-has-passed-away/
– https://www.westsideseattle.com/ballard-news-tribune/2018/09/17/rob-mattson-unofficial-mayor-ballard-dies
– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yi18r7OaujM