Kids with disabilities enjoy a day of soapbox car racing, thanks to Lynnwood Rotary

Returning after a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Rotary Club of Lynnwood held its Challenge Series Race Saturday at Lynnwood Elementary School. The free event featured seven drivers and 24 co-drivers, along with about 40 friends and family who showed up to support them. The Challenge Series Race pairs children 5 years and…

Edmonds Kiwanis helmet program delivers to local students

After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Edmonds Kiwanis Club restarted its helmet giveaway for kids in need at elementary schools in Edmonds and Lynnwood. The club noted that summer is coming and kids will soon be heading out into the neighborhoods on their bikes. Every year, there are over 250,000 emergency…

Oktoberfest returning to Edmonds Sept. 23-24

After launching the popular event in 2019, the Edmonds Rotary Club’s “annual” Oktoberfest had to go on a two-year break due to COVID. But the club announced that the event is returning this fall, with a 5K run, live music and, of course, beer. Oktoberfest will be held at Edmonds’ Frances Anderson Center Field on…

Lynnwood Rotary Challenge Series Derby Race returns June 25

After a two-year break due to COVID, the Rotary Club of Lynnwood on Saturday, June 25 will be hosting its 5th Annual 2022 Challenge Series Derby Race for families of students with developmental disabilities. Gravity car races allow kids the experience of a thrilling soap box derby-type race while riding in a car safely piloted by a typically developing…

Lynnwood Rotary Club awards $55K in scholarships to graduating seniors

The Rotary Club of Lynnwood presented $55,000 in scholarships to 11 seniors graduating from Meadowdale, Mountlake Terrace, Lynnwood and Scriber Lake high schools. The scholarship awards are as follows: $5,000 university scholarships: Alejandra Engel – Meadowdale HS Aurysai Ko – Meadowdale HS Saul Gonzales – Meadowdale HS Madeleine Karnikis – Meadowdale HS Imogen French –…

Rotary Club of Edmonds presents scholarships to 11 high school seniors

Rotary Club of Edmonds has granted $18,000 in scholarships to 11 high school seniors. Edmonds Rotary provides scholarships for secondary, undergraduate and graduate study in a wide range of academic fields. Since 1976, the club has awarded 322 scholarships, totaling $323,205. Students from Scriber Lake, Edmonds Woodway, and Meadowdale high schools are encouraged to participate….

Showcasing student musicians, the Edmonds Jazz Connection returns May 21

Following a two-year hiatus due to COVID, the Edmonds Jazz Connection featuring local student musicians is returning to downtown Edmonds Saturday, May 21. Sponsored by the Edmonds Daybreakers Rotary Club, the annual May music event raises funds to support Edmonds School District music programs. It features student musicians from 13 schools at the middle, high…

Edmonds Lions Club conducts sight and hearing tests for local students

Members of the Edmonds Lions Club Tuesday performed sight and hearing tests for nearly 170 students at Lynnwood’s St. Thomas More School. The Lions’ Sight and Hearing Program has been provided for over five years, and people using the camera have to be certified before they are qualified to assist. The students were also tested with…

Meadowdale HS Key Club pet drive for PAWS draws donors

The Meadowdale High School Key Club offered thanks to community members for their generous contributions to the March 26 PAWS fundraiser at the high school. “You have helped so many animals, and our local PAWS of Lynnwood sincerely appreciated your donations in service and support,” said Meadowdale Key Club adviser Jenae Kirby.  

Rotary Club of Edmonds selects Meadowdale HS junior Students of Month

The Rotary Club of Edmonds each month selects a Meadowdale High School junior to honor as its Student of the Month, based on recommendations from staff. The following students were selected for October, November and December 2021: Ashley Both, Lydia Mekonnen and Bryce Bardsley.

Rotary Club of Edmonds awards scholarships to 10 Edmonds-Woodway, Meadowdale HS seniors

Rotary Club of Edmonds has given $12,500 in scholarships to 10 local high school seniors. Since 1976, Edmonds Rotary has awarded 311 scholarships, totaling $305,205 for secondary, undergraduate, and graduate study in a wide range of academic fields. Students from Scriber Lake, Edmonds Woodway, and Meadowdale high schools are encouraged to participate. Awardees are selected…

Mill Creek Masonic Lodge moves to Mountlake Terrace

The Freemasons of Mill Creek Lodge No. 243 have moved to the Nile Shrine Center at 6601 244th St. S.W. in Mountlake Terrace, relocating from their previous meeting place at the Edmonds Masonic Center on Dayton Street. The lodge will continue to meet on the third Tuesday of each month. “We look forward to cooperating with…

Alderwood Terrace Rotary honors Edmonds School District April Educators of the Month

Every month, a group of schools select a staff member as Educator of the Month. The Rotary Club of Alderwood Terrace then holds an awards ceremony to honor the awardees. The following school staff were honored in April: Westgate Elementary School – Carrie Hamilton-Engbert, Elizabeth Nogales, Mary Gilman and Tamera McKenzie Kindergarten teachers “They have…

You can help Edmonds Jazz Connection fund scholarships for music students

More than 20 years ago, the Rotary Club of Edmonds Daybreakers started an event that has become a popular tradition around Memorial Day; The Edmonds Jazz Connection. The Jazz Connection was set up to feature the talents and skills of our area’s younger jazz musicians and has showcased the bands, small groups and vocalists of…

Edmonds Rotary Club names Meadowdale HS students of month

Each month, the Rotary Club of Edmonds selects a Meadowdale High School junior to honor as Junior Student of the Month, based upon recommendations from staff. The February student recognized was Lillianna Broce and the March honoree was Saima Ahmad.      

ESD principals select staff as Alderwood-Terrace Rotary March educators of month

Each month, Rotary Club of Alderwood-Terrace honors educators at district schools for their outstanding contributions. Educators selected for the honor receive a certificate and gift certificate and also attend a celebration ceremony with Rotary (via Zoom during the pandemic). Here are the honorees for March: Birgit Albiker-Osterhaug, ELL teacher, Meadowdale Middle School Albiker-Osterhaug, the lead…

Lynnwood Rotary honors Edmonds restaurateurs Shubert Ho and Andrew Leckie

Representatives of the Lynnwood Rotary stopped by downtown Edmonds on Wednesday afternoon to honor business partners Shubert Ho and Andrew Leckie with the club’s prestigious Paul Harris award. The award recognizes people who exemplify the spirit of Rotary both in how they run their business and how they support their community to help make it…

Edmonds Rotary selects Lilli Broce as February 2021 Student of Month

The Rotary Club of Edmonds has selected Meadowdale High School junior Lillianna (Lilli) Broce as the February 2021 Student of the Month. According to Career Center Specialist Lora Schwartzenberger, Broce “is an all-star volunteer and track athlete, and a stellar student. She has been a friendly, supportive, courageous and dedicated student in the remote learning environment….

Alderwood-Terrace Rotary announces Edmonds School District educators of the month

Twice each month, Rotary Club of Alderwood-Terrace honors educators at district schools for their outstanding contributions. Educators selected for the honor receive a certificate and gift certificate and also attend a celebration ceremony with Rotary (via Zoom during the pandemic). Chris Lambert – Teacher, Martha Lake Elementary “She is an exceptional educator, a veteran teacher…