Update, Thursday 9:25 a.m.: Mr. Yuk’s visit to Green Lake has been canceled. “”I’m very sorry, but I can’t make it today because of rain,” he wrote on our facebook wall. “I can’t get my big green noggin wet! Next week’s forecast looks great though.”
By Shelly Najjar
Tomorrow (Thursday, June 30, 2011) Mr. Yuk will be visiting Green Lake at 12:30 p.m., weather permitting.
According to the Washington Poison Center (WAPC), “the only thing that would stop him is rain!”
Mr. Yuk is famous for the green-faced stickers and the slogan, “Mr. Yuk Means No.” Photos of his appearances in the community can be seen on his facebook page.
The WAPC offers a free telephone service providing confidential emergency medical assistance, information and advice regarding potential poisons and toxic substances. They can be reached 24 hours a day at 1-800-222-1222.