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Local Rotary Clubs celebrate 110th anniversary, kick off new shoes and socks collection campaign

Local Rotary Clubs celebrate 110th anniversary, kick off new shoes and socks collection campaign

It was a big night for five local Rotary Clubs Thursday as they joined together for a special kickoff celebration in honor of Rotary International’s 110th anniversary. Members of the Rotary Clubs of Lynnwood, Alderwood-Terrace, Edmonds Noon, Edmonds Daybreakers and Mill Creek gathered at Anthony’s Seafood Grill at the Alderwood Mall in Lynnwood. Thursday night also marked the start of ... »

Clothes For Kids open house set for Feb. 4

Clothes For Kids open house set for Feb. 4

Friends, donors and community members are invited to an open house Wednesday, Feb. 4 at Clothes For Kids, 16725 52nd Ave. W. in Lynnwood. Drop in between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. for refreshments, a tour and the chance to learn more about Clothes For Kids from volunteers, staff and board members. RSVP tooffice@clothesforkids.org or call 425-741-6500. Clothes For Kids has been serving Snohomish County si... »

Keeping the City clean

Keeping the City clean

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Holly House hosts first-ever fundraising gala March 7 at Mountlake Terrace Senior Center

Holly House hosts first-ever fundraising gala March 7 at Mountlake Terrace Senior Center

Holly House, a holiday gift program serving low income families in the Edmonds School District, is having its first-ever Fundraiser Gala on March 7 at the Mountlake Terrace Senior Center. The Gala will be from 6-9 p.m. Enter a Wonderland and meet Alice, The Queen of Hearts, and the Cheshire Cat – and have your picture taken with them. There will be a live auction, plus a silent auction. Enjo... »

Mountlake Terrace woman celebrates 100th birthday

Mountlake Terrace woman celebrates 100th birthday

Family and friends of Eva Blomberg gathered Friday afternoon for a milestone birthday. Blomberg, who lives in the Mountlake Terrace Plaza retirement community, turned 100 years old. And what a 100 years it’s been for Blomberg. A 58-year marriage to the love of her life – husband Paul.  Two children – son David and daughter Marcia. Eight grandchildren. Eight great-grandchildren. A career as a... »

Students volunteer at Mountlake Terrace Senior Center as part of MLK Day of Service

Students volunteer at Mountlake Terrace Senior Center as part of MLK Day of Service

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Save the date: Clothes For Kids hosts fifth annual Transforming Lives breakfast on March 12

Save the date: Clothes For Kids hosts fifth annual Transforming Lives breakfast on March 12

Clothes For Kids is encouraging supporters to save the date for its fifth annual “Transforming Lives” breakfast to be held Thursday, March 12, 2015 at the Lynnwood Convention Center from 7:30-9 a.m. The non-profit organization, which provides free clothing to low income students, will be recognizing two community partners:  the Boeing Employees Community Fund and eWomenNetwork.  Breakf... »

Black Panthers, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. shared same goals, former member says at annual Edmonds Community College King lecture

Black Panthers, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. shared same goals, former member says at annual Edmonds Community College King lecture

The Black Panther Party is viewed by many as one of the most controversial movements of the 20th century. Originally called the Black Panther Party for Self Defense, the organization initially was known for its armed citizen patrols and its opposition to police brutality. It might come as a surprise to some people that the work of the party actually aligned with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his ... »

Volunteers needed for 2015 annual Point in Time homeless count

Volunteers needed for 2015 annual Point in Time homeless count

Volunteering three hours of time can be a big step in helping end homelessness in Snohomish County. Snohomish County needs volunteers to help with the annual Point In Time Homeless count Thursday, Jan. 22. Volunteers work three-hour shifts between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Training and materials are provided, and volunteers can choose to work in various parts of the county. In South County, v... »

Verdant Health Commission hosts open house at new community wellness center on Jan. 24

Verdant Health Commission hosts open house at new community wellness center on Jan. 24

The community is invited to celebrate the launch of the Verdant Community Wellness Center at an open house on Saturday, Jan. 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 4710 196th St. SW in Lynnwood. The open house will give the public a sampling of the types of services that will be offered, including food and fun demonstrations in the kitchen, information and presentations by instructors that will teach classe... »

Clothes For Kids to host open house Feb. 4

Clothes For Kids to host open house Feb. 4

Friends, donors and community members are invited to an open house Wednesday, Feb. 4 at Clothes For Kids, 16725 52nd Ave. W. in Lynnwood. Drop in between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. for refreshments, a tour and the chance to learn more about Clothes For Kids from volunteers, staff and board members. RSVP tooffice@clothesforkids.org or call 425-741-6500. Clothes For Kids has been serving Snohomish County si... »

Red Onion Burgers ‘Dining for Dollars,’ ‘Laugh Out Loud’ comedy show to benefit injured Mountlake Terrace football player

Red Onion Burgers ‘Dining for Dollars,’ ‘Laugh Out Loud’ comedy show to benefit injured Mountlake Terrace football player

You have two ways to support an injured Mountlake Terrace football player on Thursday, Jan. 8. Red Onion Burgers is having a special Dining for Dollars event all day to benefit the family of Michael Hunt, a Mountlake Terrace senior football player, who suffered a severe broken leg in the first game of the season in September. Hunt spent four days in the hospital and continues to need physical ther... »

‘Laugh Out Loud’ with Mike Coletta

‘Laugh Out Loud’ with Mike Coletta

When Mike Coletta started as a standup comedian four years he had the good fortune to meet veteran comic Kermet Apio. Apio, a Mountlake Terrace resident, has been doing comedy for more than 20 years and has appeared on Comedy Central, A&E and National Public Radio. “He’s kind of my comedy mentor,” Coletta said of Apio. So when Apio approached Coletta about doing Laugh Out Loud, a comedy benefi... »

New non-profit musical group launches fundraising campaign

New non-profit musical group launches fundraising campaign

For South Snohomish County percussionist Gary Gibson, earning a Master’s Degree in Music Performance; playing professionally with numerous bands, orchestras and symphonies; teaching music from the elementary school level up to college students; composing musical arrangements and recording albums just isn’t enough. Now the multi-talented local musician is planning to lead a new non-profit group tas... »

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training class starts Jan. 15

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training class starts Jan. 15

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training is designed to prepare you to help yourself, your family and your neighbors in the event of a catastrophic disaster. The next session runs from Jan. 15-March 5 at the Northshore Fire Station. Professional emergency services personnel will not be able to help everyone immediately, so citizens like you can make a difference by using your CERT trainin... »

Letter to the editor: Appreciation and thank you from Mountlake Terrace Food Bank

Letter to the editor: Appreciation and thank you from Mountlake Terrace Food Bank

Dear Editor: Concern For Neighbors Food Bank in Mountlake Terrace would like to thank all of the organizations and families in our community that held food drives for our food bank during 2014. Your generosity is outstanding. Your donations help sustain us throughout the year. We especially would like to thank The Hubbard Family Foundation and The Hazel Miller Foundation for their on-going support... »

‘Laugh Out Loud’ with Kermet Apio

‘Laugh Out Loud’ with Kermet Apio

Kermet Apio has known Mountlake Terrace High School senior Michael Hunt since he was 10. Apio’s son plays baseball with Hunt’s brother and Apio got to know Michael and his family through the years. Like many in the community, Apio was shocked when he heard that Hunt suffered a severe broken leg during the Hawks’ first football game last September. Hunt spent four days in the hospital and continues... »

Alderwood-Terrace Rotary Club collecting shoes and socks

Alderwood-Terrace Rotary Club collecting shoes and socks

The Rotary Club of Alderwood-Terrace, along with the Rotary Clubs of Lynnwood, Edmonds Daybreakers and Edmonds Noon, are celebrating Rotary International’s 110th anniversary by collecting new or gentled used shoes and new socks for men, women and children. Drop-off location between Jan. 26-29 is Anthony’s Seafood Grill, Alderwood Mall, 3000 184th St. SW, Lynnwood. Drop-off locations be... »

Fundraiser for ailing 20-month boy set for Saturday at Big E Ales

Fundraiser for ailing 20-month boy set for Saturday at Big E Ales

Friends and family of a 20-month old boy suffering from a serious form of cancer will be having a fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 3 at Big E Ales in Lynnwood. Trucker Dukes was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma in November 2014. The cancer has spread to 50 percent of his bones. It is aggressive and spreading rapidly. Trucker started chemotherapy in December. He will need six rounds of therapy, each lastin... »

Memorial service Saturday for Corydon ‘Cory’ Rice

Memorial service Saturday for Corydon ‘Cory’ Rice

A memorial service has been scheduled for this Saturday, Jan. 3 for Corydon T. “Cory” Rice, father to Brad and Jordan Rice, who died unexpectedly on Christmas Eve. The service will be at 11 a.m. at the Edmonds Conference Center, 201 4th Ave. N. Mr. Rice is survived by two his sons, Brad and Jordan, two sisters, two nieces, and one nephew; his sister-in-law, one great-niece, two uncles, one aunt an... »

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