Service Clubs

Richard Beresford honored as 2014 Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Professional of Year

Beresford Booth senior partner Richard Beresford Tuesday received the Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Professional of the Year award. Beresford was chosen as the recipient of the award for his 41 years of service as a member of the Washington State Bar Association and numerous community service organizations including co-founder of the Edmonds Youth Club and president of the Edmonds Community College F... »

Tuesday speaker at Edmonds Kiwanis: ‘Using Your Parenting Skills to Be a Better Boss’

Tuesday speaker at Edmonds Kiwanis: ‘Using Your Parenting Skills to Be a Better Boss’

Shari Storm, author of “Motherhood is the New MBA: Using Your Parenting Skills to Be a Better Boss,” is the featured speaker at the Edmonds Kiwanis meeting Tuesday. The meeting begins at noon at the Pancake Haus, located at 530 5th Ave. S. in Edmonds. For information on the author, visit Storm’s website. »

Drop off donations at Meadowdale HS Saturday for Rotary rummage sale

Saturday, March 1 from 11 a.m.-noon at Meadowdale High School: Do your spring cleaning, do a good deed, and get a tax deduction in the process. The 5th Annual Rotary Club of Lynnwood’s large Rummage Sale is on Saturday, July 12, and the club has already been hard at work collecting donations. The proceeds go back to the South Snohomish area schools as grants for Early Childhood Learning and ... »

Lynnwood Rotary Club seeking sponsors for 22nd annual charity golf tournament

The Lynnwood Rotary Club will be hosting its 22nd Annual Charity Golf tournament at the Everett Golf and Country Club on Sept. 8, and is looking for sponsors. Proceeds from the event will be used for club service projects and scholarships. Last year’s event raised over $27,000 in revenue. This year, the club aims to raise $40,000. The day’s events will include a putting contest, open d... »

More recognition for Edmonds Citizens of Year

More recognition for Edmonds Citizens of Year

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Rotary to collect rummage at Meadowdale HS Saturday

If you’re cleaning out your closets or garage this week, Lynnwood Rotary will be at Meadowdale High School this Saturday, Nov. 30 to collect rummage for it’s annual rummage sale — the next one will take place July 12, 2014. The truck will be at Meadowdale High School, 6002 168th St. S.W. in Lynnwood, between 11 a.m. and noon. »

Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary donates to Jacob’s Well facility for homeless mothers, children

Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary donates to Jacob’s Well facility for homeless mothers, children

The Rotary Club of Edmonds Daybreakers recently presented Susan Camerer, the Executive Director of Vision House, with a donation of $28,850 to fund the installation and operation of the elevator for Jacob’s Well, a new facility providing housing, counseling and support for homeless mothers and children in North King and South Snohomish County. When the facility opens in late 2013, there will be 12... »

Alderwood-Terrace Rotary provides children in need with back-to-school shopping spree

Alderwood-Terrace Rotary provides children in need with back-to-school shopping spree

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Reminder: Alderwood-Terrace Rotary’s Concours d’Elegance car show Saturday

Alderwood-Terrace Rotary Club on Saturday will hold its annual Concours d’Elegance car show, featuring 60 hand-picked cars including Bentleys, Rolls Royces, Packards, Mercedes, and some of the most exotic Italian cars and motorcycles in the Pacific Northwest. The show will be at the Lynnwood Golf Course, 20400 68th Ave. W., in Lynnwood. All proceeds benefit youth organizations and service pr... »

Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary awards more than $30,000 in student scholarships

Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary announced that this year it has awarded over $ 30,000 in scholarships to 18 students, based on academic excellence, personal achievement and commitment to serve the community. - Jessica Torres of Scriber Lake High School was awarded the Don Krieman Memorial Scholarship for a student pursuing a technical education after graduation. - Winners of musician awards presented a... »

Kiwanis berry sale starts this month

Starting in June, the Kiwanis Club of Edmonds’ annual berry sale kicks into action. This fundraiser helps Kiwanis serve local children. As in the past, the club offers mouthwatering and healthy strawberries and blueberries, and getting your share of fresh berries is easy, the club notes. You can order using this order form or by contacting the Kiwanis’ Clayne Leitner (206-542-6351) and askin... »

Eagle Scout honored

Eagle Scout honored

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Scriber Lake teachers honored for their work with students

Scriber Lake teachers honored for their work with students

At Tuesday’s Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Club meeting, two Scriber Lake High School teachers received Paul Harris Fellowships for their contributions to the values of Rotary.  Instructors Marjie Bowker and Ingrid Ricks were honored for their work with Scriber Lake students who have now published two books about their life experiences: “You’ve Got It All Wrong,” and “We Are Absolutely No... »

Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Club honors Paul Harris Fellows

Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Club honors Paul Harris Fellows

The Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Club honored three of its members — Stan Dickinson, Don Austin and John Rasmussen — at a recent meeting for having been Paul Harris Fellows for over 30 years. A Paul Harris Fellow is a designation of support for those persons, either Rotary members or non-members, who have contributed directly or indirectly to the funding of the Rotary International Found... »

YMCA, Kiwanis Club to sponsor Bike Rodeo and Bike-a-Thon June 8

YMCA, Kiwanis Club to sponsor Bike Rodeo and Bike-a-Thon June 8

Join the Dale Turner Family YMCA and the Kiwanis Club of Edmonds at the Edmonds Civic Center Playfield, 6 th N. & Bell, on Saturday, June 8 for entertainment, carnival games, face painting, crafts, prizes and biking. The Bike-A-Thon lap portion is for bike riders ages 3 through 13. Minimum pledge to enter is $15. All Bike-A-Thon participants will be entered in a drawing to win a new BMX bike! ... »

Lynnwood Rotary awards scholarships to outstanding seniors

Lynnwood Rotary awards scholarships to outstanding seniors

Five Edmonds-area high school students have been awarded scholarships of $3,000 each from the Lynnwood Rotary Club based on their academic and vocational achievements. Those honored are Edmonds-Woodway High School students Katelin Kobuke, Sophie Shanshory, Srip Ouk and Isabelle Yalowicki and Meadowdale High School student (and My Edmonds News columnist) Caitlin Plummer. Funding for the scholarship... »

Rick Steves and a place to call home

Rick Steves and a place to call home

By Janette Turner “When I was falling in with the wrong kids,” said Rick Steves recently, reflecting on his youth, “my parents moved me to Edmonds.” Having a safe place to grow up is something Steves wants to pass along to others. It’s why he donated money and worked with Edmonds Rotary and the YWCA in the past decade to create Trinity Place transitional housing in Lynnwood for homeless women and ... »

Violence prevention program focus of April 16 Daybreakers Rotary meeting

The Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Club on Tuesday, April 16 will welcome Shelley White, LMHC, who will talk about the violence prevention program she offers to girls and women. White will also provide a brief demonstration of the skills she teaches. The breakfast meeting will begin at approximately 7 a.m. at the Edmonds Yacht Club on the Edmonds waterfront. Those interested in attending should call T... »

Edmonds AAUW to host fundraising tea March 9

The American Association of University Women Edmonds Branch will hold the Annual Tea and Fundraiser at 1 p.m. March 9 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St. S.W. Proceeds will benefit scholarships for local young women in the Edmonds School District, and branch activities. In addition to tea, there will be a Supercalifragilistic Vintage Fashion Show, stories of local women from Betty Lou Gaeng... »

Chamber of Commerce hosts Mayor and prepares for arts celebration

By Janette Turner “There’s a new energy in town,” said Mayor Earling at today’s monthly Edmonds Chamber of Commerce lunch meeting. “All the restaurants are busy in the evening,” said Earling, and it’s getting harder to find late afternoon parking on Main Street. These are positive economic signs, ones the Mayor will revisit in his State of the City address on March 13, 8:30-9:30 a.m., at Wade Jame... »

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