Posts for category ‘Outreach’

Scuttlebutt Brewing Company supports Japanese relief efforts
denisegl | March 24, 2011 | 12:48 pm

Scuttlebutt Brewing, located at the Everett Marina, 1524 West Marine View Drive will donate all the proceeds from beer sales on Friday, March 25, 2011 to the Japanese recovery efforts.  The proceeds will be directed to Ishinomaki, the Port of Everett’s friendship port. Phil Bannan, co-founder of Scuttlebutt was a member of the Port of Everett delegation that traveled to Japan when the friendship port arrangement was initiated. Read more »

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Citizens of Everett have a chance to help Pacific Tsunami victims
denisegl | March 14, 2011 | 7:26 pm

People in Everett and everywhere can help Japan’s Tsunami victims right now by sending $10.00 or more through the phone, email, txt or right at this very link to Snohomish County American Red Cross. Read more »

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PUD Customers & Employees Help Those in Need
denisegl | March 14, 2011 | 1:37 pm

More than $100,000 Raised for Assistance with Energy Bills. PUD customers and employees gave more than $100,000 last year to help people struggling Read more »

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Happy 14th Birthday Sno-Isle Food Co-op. Huge party themed Stronger Together.
denisegl | February 28, 2011 | 12:39 pm

I love shopping at the Sno-isle Co-op. It ’s just easier to shop there for all my dietary needs. I’m allergic to just about everything and being a vegitarian and sometimes vegan can make life difficult when planning meals. I have learned so much just from shopping for a few minutes in Sno-Isle Food Co-op. I hope you too can get inspiration from this local gem and check out some of their excellent activities. Birthday party is on March 3rd at 12:00pm, cake ceremony at 1:00pm, Prize drawings for Read more »

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Walk for Hope for the Everett Gospel Mission
denisegl | February 14, 2011 | 10:54 am

Everett Gospel Mission is looking for your help. They invite you to join in celebrating their 50th anniversary of service to the homeless in Snohomish County by participating in this fun one-day event. As a part of this celebration they are hosting the first ever Everett Gospel Mission Walk for Hope Here walk-a-thon: a 1.8 mile fundraising walk from the Everett Gospel Mission Women’s Shelter to the Men’s Shelter on February 26, 2011.  In 1961, The Everett Gospel Mission was established to provide dignity and compassionate care for homeless men, women and children in our community. For the past 50 years, we have done just that while becoming the largest emergency shelter in Snohomish County for men women and children.

Why a Walk?
By participating in this event, you will be helping bring the message to our community that you support alleviating poverty and homelessness HERE.  And you will have the chance to win some great prizes, enjoy a leisurely walk with family and friends, Read more »

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Volunteers of America Welcomes Robert Reese as Regional Vice President
denisegl | January 20, 2011 | 5:17 pm

Volunteers of America Western Washington recently welcomed retired Brigadier General, Robert “Bob”Reese as its Regional Vice President for Snohomish County. Besides integrating Volunteers of America’s services across the county, he is responsible for Read more »

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Silvertip Country Generous With Christmas House Donations
denisegl | December 20, 2010 | 12:21 pm

Local charities continue to reap the benefits of Silvertips fans’ donations. With the holiday season in mind, fans of the Everett Silvertips once again exhibited their generosity by filling donation bins with toys, stuffed animals and warm clothing over the six home games leading up to the Christmas break. Over 2,000 toys and articles of clothing were donated over the past four weeks, according to Read more »

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Pet pictures with Santa this Saturday at Everett shelter
denisegl | December 9, 2010 | 3:52 pm

Bring your favorite pet to the Everett Animal Shelter this Saturday for the annual Santa Paws event featuring visits and photos with Santa between 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday Dec. 11. Santa will pose for holiday photos with furry, feathered and scaly friends of all kinds. For $20, you’ll receive a printed photo in a festive holiday card, plus a disc burned with all of the photos from the session.  In addition to the photos, Santa Paws offers for sale personalized engraved identification tags for only $5. All proceeds benefit the animals in our care. While you are at the shelter, take a look at the assortment of beautiful dogs, cats, kittens, puppies and rabbits available for adoption.  You can adopt a new pet just in time to go home for the holidays. Santa Paws is at the Everett Shelter at 333 Smith Island Road in Everett, across from Langus Riverfront Park. See everettanimalservices for more info.

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Trinity Lutheran College kicks off 2010 “No Shave November”
denisegl | November 13, 2010 | 4:10 pm

Will Ferrell portrays an unshaved man down on his luck in Anchor Man

Trinity Lutheran College President John Reed issued an interesting challenge last week: Called “No Shave November,” the president invited students and employees to forgo shaving for an entire month, in an effort to increase awareness of poverty in the community.  The college will donate $50 to the Everett Gospel Mission for each person successfully completing the challenge, which ends Nov. 30. 

“We were first just thinking men wouldn’t shave their beards,” Reed said, “but we extended the invitation to women who wouldn’t shave their legs.”  The idea came to Reed after he served as the master of ceremonies at the Read more »

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Master builders and local volunteers paint apartments for homeless teens
denisegl | November 10, 2010 | 3:44 pm

The Master Builders Care Foundation’s 7th Annual Painting a Better Tomorrow event attracted 11 MBA member companies to paint Friends of Youth apartment interiors in Snohomish and King Counties. AAA Kartak Glass & Closet and Wire Craft Electric joined more than 150 volunteers for the one day event. Team leaders Kevin Kartak and Josh Miller of Wire Craft, along with their teams participated in painting the complex. Since the inception of the MBA Painting a Better Tomorrow program in 2003, more than 1,200 home building industry volunteers have painted, done minor repairs and made improvements at 42 agencies in King and Snohomish counties.  In 2009 volunteers painted the Bellevue Boys and Girls Clubs.  A volunteer team from the club helped paint on Saturday. Read more »

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