Edmonds Heights K-12 principal to speak at Edmonds Kiwanis Club Tuesday

Scott Mauk, principal of Edmonds Heights K-12 School, will be the guest speaker at the Edmonds Kiwanis Club meeting at noon Tuesday, Nov. 24 at the Pancake Haus, 530 5th Ave. S. Since 2013, Mauk has served as principal of Edmonds Heights K-12, an alternative school serving families of children who are home schooled. He…

Edmonds Rotary announces Photomarathon winners

The Edmonds Rotary Noon Club has announced the results of its Photomarathon competition, which took place last month. Participants had six hours to take their best photo interpretations of six topics. Awards were presented at an exhibit event at Artworks in Edmonds. All photos submitted were displayed, and those attending the reception voted for the…

Interested in Girl Scouts? Edmonds School District troops now being formed

Girl Scout troops are being formed in the Edmonds School District, and girls along with their parents or guardians are invited to learn more during upcoming meetings in Lynnwood. Troops will be formed at these sessions, and non-parent adults also interested in volunteering are welcome to attend: Tuesday, Oct. 13, 6-7 p.m. at Lynnwood Fire…

Edmonds Lions Club kicking off Food Bank raffle at Saturday market

On Saturday, Aug. 22, the Edmonds Lions Club will be kicking off its annual Food Bank raffle by selling tickets at the Edmonds Summer Market. All the proceeds will benefit the Edmonds Food Bank located at the Edmonds United Methodist church. Last year, the raffle raised $5,000. The cost of a raffle ticket is the…

Reminder: Annual Edmonds Photomarathon set for Saturday

The Rotary Club of Edmonds Noon Club is again sponsoring this annual digital photo contest on Saturday, Sept. 12. All you need to participate is a digital camera (or smart phone) and a little creativity, for a day of fun. The competition starts at 10 a.m., when six topics will be announced. Headquarters and starting…

Welcome to new sponsors Northwest Doodles, Lynnwood Rotary Rummage Sale

My Edmonds News is pleased to welcome two new sponsors this week: Edmonds-based Northwest Doodles, specializing in deep red miniature to medium Goldendoodles and various colored miniature multi-generational Australian Labradoodles, and the Lynnwood Rotary Club’s annual rummage sale, this Saturday, July 11 at Meadowdale High School. Northwest Doodles put a serious emphasis on socializing their puppies…

Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Club donates to 4th of July

Talk about the power of “happy bucks.” The Rotary Club of Edmonds Daybreakers has raised more than $500 in the past 30 days to support the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce-sponsored An Edmonds Kind of 4th of July celebration, which gets underway Saturday in downtown Edmonds. “Over the last month the club has taken up donations…

Edmonds Daybreakers awards $24k in scholarships, grants during 2015 Jazz Connection

Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary announced Tuesday that the organization awarded a record amount of scholarship money during its recently-completed 2015 Edmonds Jazz Connection Festival. “Because of the commitment from Daybreakers Rotary members and the generous support of  sponsors, we were able to award $24,000 in scholarships and grants — a new record for Rotary/community support of…

Edmonds resident Ken Peirce honored as Lynnwood Rotary’s Rotarian of the Year

Edmonds resident Ken Peirce was recently awarded the Lynnwood Rotary Club’s Rotarian of the Year in recognition of his two years serving as chairman of the Rotary Club’s House Project. The project provides hands-on educational home-building experience for Edmonds School District high school students. A retired surgeon, Peirce was born and raised in Detroit, Mich….

Rotary Club of Lynnwood awards $67,000 in scholarships

The Rotary Club of Lynnwood awarded $67,000 in scholarships to 20 graduating seniors and two Edmonds School District graduates during a luncheon Thursday at Edmonds Community College’s Gateway Hall. Lynnwood High School graduate Siyu Lu was a four-time recipient. Lu is attending the University of Washington. Meadowdale’s Hannah Long received a $4,000 scholarship. Each of…

Edmonds Floretum Garden Club officially honored at Chamber luncheon

Members of the Edmonds Floreum Garden Club, chosen by the Edmonds Kiwanis Club as the 2015 Edmonds Citizen of the Year, received a special gift at Thursday’s Edmonds Chamber of Commerce Luncheon held in their honor: An inscribed Heritage Brick paving stone that will be installed as part of the Edmonds Historical Museum Plaza Project…

Reminder: Annual Edmonds Waterfront Festival to feature 5K run this year

This year’s Edmonds Waterfront Festival, set for May 29-31, will feature a 5K run in addition to live entertainment, food booths and waterfront activities for both kids and adults. The run on Saturday, May 30 starts and ends at the Edmonds Civic Playfield, 300 6th Ave. N., at 8:30 a.m., followed by a Kids Dash…

Students get jazzed at annual Edmonds Jazz Connection event

Listeners packed the three downtown Edmonds venues Saturday for the annual Edmonds Jazz Connection, a full day of performances from award–winning Northwest high school jazz programs, sponsored by the Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Club. Student musicians from Edmonds School District high schools were among the performers featured during the event. The club is still accepting donations…