The 16th annual Mr. Whitman pageant and fundraiser hosted by Whitman College sorority Kappa Kappa Gamma will be at 7 p.m. Saturday on the Cordiner Hall stage, 46 S. Park St.

In 2016, students raised a record $50,000-plus to fund a new mental health professional position at The Health Center at Lincoln High School, the college reported.

Since it was started in 2002, Mr. Whitman has raised $250,000 for charitable causes in the Walla Walla area.

Etcetera appears in daily and Sunday editions. Annie Charnley Eveland can be reached at annieeveland@wwub.com or afternoons at 526-8313. 

Annie joined the U-B news staff in 1979 and since 1990 has written Etcetera, a daily community column. She was promoted to a copy editing post in 2007. She edits copy, designs and lays out pages, including the weekly arts and entertainment guide Marquee,

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