Edmonds Rotary Waterfront Festival generates $40,000 for good works

The noontime Rotary Club of Edmonds received good news at its Tuesday meeting. Matt Smith, chair of the June Waterfront Festival, reported that the combination of good weather and hard-working Rotarians and other volunteers resulted in one of the best years ever for the festival, which netted about $40,000. The money will be used for…

Work to provide produce for food banks highlighted at Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Club

Jacki Lorenz, development director with Rotary First Harvest, spoke about the work of First Harvest to provide produce for area food banks during last week’s Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Club meeting. Lorenz explained that Rotary First Harvest began in 1982 when Rotarians from the Seattle University District Rotary Club — led by Norm Hillis and then-University…

Reminder: Lynnwood Rotary rummage sale Saturday at Meadowdale HS

It’s billed as the Mother of All Rummage Sales, and it’s happening at Meadowdale High School this Saturday from 8 a.m.-2 p.m., with all proceeds benefiting Lynnwood Rotary Club projects including college scholarships for local students, funding of a vocational arts program for the Edmonds School District and the purchase of dialysis machines for hospitals…

Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Club holding auction March 5

“Fun in the Sun: A Party with a Purpose” is the theme of the Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Club’s sixth annual auction starting at 5:30 p.m. March 5 at the Lynnwood Convention Center, featuring games and entertainment along with wine tasting, dinner, and silent and live auction items. Keeping with the festive atmosphere, attendees are encouraged to…