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Jesse Castro

Fans of Jesse Castro will host a meet and greet, come and go Jesse’s Jamboree for him and the community, according to a Facebook post from My Town Walla Walla Washington. 

The party will be from 1-5 p.m. Sunday in Pioneer Park.

Jesse, “everyone’s friend and inspiration, has been diagnosed with early onset dementia/Alzheimer’s, according to the post. “Jesse loves his friends and needs them now more than ever. Please come.”

Jessie is a beloved face on the streets of Walla Walla often seen giving a friendly wave to motorists or lending a hand to grocery shoppers.

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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