Daybreakers Rotary reveals and celebrates Scriber Lake HS Hidden Winners

Each month of the school year for almost 20 years, the Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Club has been recognizing a deserving Scriber Lake High School senior. They are celebrated for overcoming serious obstacles and turning their lives around. The Scriber Lake school staff selects a student each month of the school year and the Daybreakers invite…

Area Rotary clubs join forces with $130K gift to support new Waterfront Center

In a show of unity and community support, three local Rotary Clubs (Edmonds Rotary, Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary and the Alderwood Terrace Rotary Club) have collectively committed $130,000 toward the Waterfront Center campaign. “Our club sees this as an important investment in our community,” said Kevin McCandlish, president for the Alderwood Terrace Club. The joint gift…

Sponsor spotlight: Edmonds Rotary announces speakers for February meetings

Edmonds Rotary members Cecille Shuman and Sandy Brown have been working hard to bring a diverse and interesting line-up of speakers to the February Rotary Club meetings. The public is invited to join the Edmonds Rotary at Salt and Iron at 11:30 a.m. on the following Tuesdays to hear any of these presentations. Feb. 5 – Elena…

Edmonds Daybreakers support ‘End Polio Now’ campaign

Rotary International is dedicated to the eradication of polio throughout the world and October was National Polio Month. The Edmonds Daybreakers collected $480 for this cause through ‘Happy Bucks’ contributions during its recent meetings. To learn more about “End Polio Now,” visit: my.rotary.org/en/take-action/end-polio To learn more about how to take action and make a difference…

Edmonds Rotary now selling raffle tickets for Holland America cruise

Edmonds Rotary has now begun selling raffle tickets to benefit the club’s annual auction, to be held Oct. 6 at Holy Rosary Parish. The winning ticket holder will win a Holland America cruise for two to Alaska, Caribbean, Mexico, Canada or New England. The cost is $25 for one ticket and $100 for a book…

Scene in Edmonds: Rotary Clubs bag food for kids in need

The Edmonds Noon and Daybreakers Rotary Clubs on Saturday joined forces to pack snack bags for Washington Kids in Transition, which provides food for Edmonds School District homeless students each day after school. According to Elise Hegrat of the Edmonds Noon Club, it took the two Rotary clubs less than two hours to pack approximately…

Edmonds service club signs spruced up and back in place

If you’ve noticed the recent disappearance of the wooden service club signs at the north and south entrances to downtown Edmonds, you aren’t alone. The signs underwent some refurbishment, and are now back in their respective locations — along Edmonds Way near 1st Security Bank and on Olympic View Drive near Portofino Restaurant. Edmonds Lions…

Deadline April 13 to nominate exceptional students for annual Youth Challenge Awards

The Lynnwood Rotary Club is again seeking nominees for its Youth Challenge Awards, an annual event to recognize exceptional youth in Snohomish County. All of the award nominations are submitted by the community. The nomination deadline is April 13. Nominations are open to individuals or groups in grades 7 through 12 who either live or…

Magic of Edmonds Rotary auction raises $118,000 for good causes

The Magic of Edmonds Rotary auction fully lived up to its theme last weekend. The presidents of Edmonds‘ two Rotary clubs — Chris Lindberg of Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary and Scott James of Rotary Club of Edmonds — said that the first Edmonds Community Auction exceeded everyone’s expectations. “When we decided on the theme The Magic…

Micah Walker honored with Rotary’s Paul Harris Fellow award

Long-time Harbor Square Athletic Club employee Micah Walker is the latest recipient of the Paul Harris Fellow award from the Edmonds Daybreaker Rotary Club. Walker was recognized for his ongoing community service in helping special-needs students learn the real-world job skills they need to become independent members of the community. Walker received his award earlier…

Local Rotary clubs donate 560 pairs of shoes, $1,125 to Clothes for Kids

Five local Rotary Clubs banded together last month to gather shoe donations for Clothes for Kids. After a month-long shoe drive from Jan. 26 through Feb. 24, a total of 560 pairs of shoes were collected and donated to Clothes for Kids. In addition, a check for $1,125 was delivered — $500 of that check was…

Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Club celebrates milestones

The Edmonds Daybreaker Rotary Club this week announced two milestones. During its Feb. 28 meeting, the club was recognized for leading Rotary’s Western Washington District 5030, which has over 50 clubs, in contributions to Rotary International. The Daybreakers also had 100 percent participation in that effort. The club also announced during its meeting that it…

Reminder: Local restaurants partnering with Rotary for World Polio Day Oct. 24

Local Rotary Clubs are joining with area restaurants for a “Dining out to Eradicate Polio” event on World Polio Day, Monday, Oct. 24. Participating restaurants are: Bar Dojo, Edmonds Salt and Iron, Edmonds 190 Sunset, Edmonds Bridgid’s Bottle Shop, Edmonds Hill’s Restaurant and Bar, Shoreline Streetzeria, Shoreline The Rotary clubs of Alderwood-Terrace, Lynnwood, Edmonds Daybreakers…

Students recognized with Lynnwood Rotary Youth Challenge Awards

The Rotary Club of Lynnwood hosted the 24th Annual Youth Challenge Awards at the Lynnwood High School Royal Act Theater on Thursday night. The event recognizes students in grades 7-12 for their achievements in five categories: Leadership/Inspiration, Creativity, Community Service, Courage and a group award for a group contributing to and engaging with their community….

Local Rotary Clubs collect hundreds of pairs of shoes, socks

Rotary Clubs of Lynnwood, Edmonds Daybreakers, Edmonds Noon, Alderwood Terrace and Mill Creek offered their thanks to the community for donations of shoes and socks during the month of March for kids in need. “We were able to collect over 200 pairs of shoes and about 100 pairs of socks,” said Lynnwood Rotary’s Debbie Bodal….

Noon Rotary Club takes Swedish Edmonds Tour

Jennifer Graves, Chief Executive of Swedish Edmonds Hospital, led the Edmonds Rotary Noon Club on a private tour of the new emergency room facilities at the hospital earlier this week. Graves said she was particularly proud of the local and original art in the facility, which is important to create a healing environment. The emergency…

Edmonds Kiwanis Club presents annual crab and spaghetti feed fundraiser Jan. 30

All are invited to the Edmonds Kiwanis Club’s 48th annual crab and spaghetti feed fundraiser on Saturday, Jan. 30 at the Northshore Senior Center, 10201 East Riverside Dr., Bothell. Doors open at 6 p.m. for a silent auction, with dinner served at 7 p.m. Enjoy Dungeness crab, spaghetti, garlic bread, salad, beer and wine. Dance…

Alderwood-Terrace Rotary Sharing Tree gathers more than 1,200 gift donations

More than 1,200 items were collected and donated at the Sharing Tree inside the Alderwood Mall this holiday season. This was the Alderwood-Terrace Rotary’s 27th year of collecting and distributing toys and clothing to those in need during the holidays. The Sharing Tree started in 1988 in the toy department of Sears. Donations are primarily…

Scene in Edmonds: Le Petite Nutcracker at Edmonds Rotary Club

The Edmonds Rotary Noon Club hosted the local Ballet Academy of Performing Arts in a performance of Le Petite Nutcracker on Tuesday, Dec 15. Directed by Bethany Weed, the mini production included all of the Nutcracker’s most beloved characters. After dreaming of a winter wonderland full of little dancing snowflakes, Clara awakens to find herself…

Alderwood-Terrace Rotary to launch 27th annual Sharing Tree at Alderwood Mall

Starting the day after Thanksgiving, Nov. 28 at Alderwood Mall, Alderwood-Terrace Rotary will kick off the 27th year of collecting and distributing toys and clothing to those in need during the holidays. The Sharing Tree started in 1988 in the toy department of Sears. Club members and friends of Rotary who staff The Sharing Tree…