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Mariners Caravan Kicks Off in Lake Tapps

The annual Mariners Caravan kicked off today with the first of two stops, starting with Dieringer Heights Elementary School in Lake Tapps.

Relief pitcher Danny Farquhar, broadcaster Dave Sims and of course, the most popular guest, the Mariner Moose. Danny, Dave and The Moose were part of a D.R.E.A.M Team assembly, talking to the 500+ kids about staying away from drugs, being respectful to yourself and others, education, attitude and motivation. Charlie Furbush was scheduled to also take part in the first leg of the caravan, but due to travel delays on the East Coast, was not able to make it.

Here are some photos of the first caravan stop. We’ll have another post this afternoon following a trip to the Boys and Girls Club in Gig Harbor.

Danny Farquhar at Dieringer Heights Elementary School

Danny Farquhar at Dieringer Heights Elementary School

Danny Farquhar and Dave Sims before the start of the caravan.

Danny Farquhar and Dave Sims before the start of the caravan.

The D.R.E.A.M Team assembly

The D.R.E.A.M Team assembly

Danny Farquhar talks about motivation.

Danny Farquhar talks about motivation.

The Mariners Moose watched the highlight video with students.

The Mariners Moose watched the highlight video with students.

Student reporters asked Danny Farquhar and Dave Sims questions.

Student reporters asked Danny Farquhar and Dave Sims questions.

The key points of the D.R.E.A.M Team assembly.

The key points of the D.R.E.A.M Team assembly.

Catching Up with the Mariners Caravan

The Mariners Winter Caravan has been touring Eastern Washington this week, with Charlie Furbush, Casper Wells, Mike Blowers and Dave Valle signing autographs and making appearances at schools. Here are some images taken by Mariners Team Photographer Ben Van Houten.

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The Eastern Washington swing of the caravan concludes today in the Tri-Cities. Michael Saunders, Lucas Luetge and Rick Rizzs will conclude the caravan next week with stops in Mt. Vernon, Bellingham, Ferndale, Vancouver, B.C., Tacoma and Tukwila. The annual Mariners FanFest will be held January 26-27 at Safeco Field.

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