Daily Archives: July 27, 2008

Elvis “christens” island school building

When Elvis walked on to the stage dressed head to toe in tight black leather, he did what any Elvis would do.

He flashed a sideways smile and turned his back to give the full view.

The old ladies blushed. The young girls screamed.

Some things never change, even if Elvis does.

“He blows your mind,” said Sally Browning. “He’s just that good. He’s got rhythm, and oh can he dance!”

It’s not Elvis she’s praising, it’s the close approximation she brought up from Puyallup to play a fundraiser at her son Ben’s school. Saturday night’s performance marked the third time Elvis performer Danny Vernon has shaken his hips to help raise money for The Island School. The show was also the first in the private school’s newly built gathering hall.

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