Village Books raised more than $2,200 for the Bellingham High School Red Raiders PTSA during a recent event at Bellingham High School featured renowned travel expert Rick Steves.
Steves gave a presentation on European travel, titled “Europe through the Back Door.” Tickets to the event were used as fundraiser for the PTSA. Five hundred people attended Steves’ presentation.
Steves has visited Bellingham to give presentations each year for the more than a decade.
“Rick Steves is not only entertaining, but he is one of the most knowledgeable travel guides when it comes to exploring Europe,” said Christina Claassen, events coordinator at Village Books, in a press release. “We are never surprised to see the high school theater fill up, because we know that our customers trust Rick’s advice and recommendations.”