Edmonds Daybreakers honor final Scriber Lake HS Hidden Winner of school year

Edmonds’ breakfast Rotary Club, the Edmonds Daybreakers, recently honored its final monthly Hidden Winner for this school year, Scriber Lake High School senior Monica Basham. The program recognizes one student each month for outstanding achievement. In every case the individual has overcome serious obstacles and has, in one way or another, turned himself or herself around.Those selected are chosen by the…

Alderwood Terrace Rotary auction raises funds for community programs

The 7th annual Alderwood Terrace Rotary Club’s dinner auction drew more than 225 guests to the Nile Country Club Ballroom May 3. The evening began with the presentation of the colors by the South Snohomish County Honor Guard. The club then awarded a $5,000 check to the Honor Guard “in recognition for all of their hard…

Rotary clubs, volunteers collect trash along Interurban Trail

Local Rotary Clubs, community volunteers and even a high school baseball team joined forces Saturday to clean up the stretch of the Interurban Trail that runs through Edmonds, Mountlake Terrace and Lynnwood. Leading the effort were the Edmonds Rotary Noon Club and the Alderwood Terrace Rotary Club, who covered the trail from south Edmonds to…

Old eyeglasses? Donate them to Save Old Spectacles project through Lynnwood Kiwanis

Edmonds optician Ron Swengel was new to the Kiwanis Club of Lynnwood in 2000 when he got the club started on the Pacific Northwest District of Kiwanis’s Save Old Spectacles (SOS) project. Lynnwood Kiwanis needed a February project, and Swengel cares deeply about eyesight. “It’s important for me that everybody have the best possible vision,”…

Alderwood-Terrace Rotary Club thanks Giving Tree participants

The Alderwood-Terrace Rotary Club offers this message of thanks for Alderwood Mall Sharing Tree participants, after over 1,000 gifts were collected for those in need: Thank you to Alderwood Mall and especially to the people of Lynnwood and our other surrounding communities for making this Season better for those in need. This season marked the…

Kiwanis Club of Lynnwood celebrates community service partnership

The Kiwanis Club of Lynnwood joined more than 600,000 other adult and youth volunteers in the Kiwanis family of service clubs in over 80 nations to celebrate their partnership in community service during the month of November. The Kiwanis Club of Lynnwood, along with two Key Clubs, marked Kiwanis Family Month by holding a food…

Welcome to new sponsor Lynnwood Rotary Rummage Sale

Lynnwood Today is pleased to welcome new sponsor the Lynnwood Rotary Club, which is hosting its annual rummage sale this Saturday, July 11 at Meadowdale High Schoo The rummage sale runs from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at Meadowdale High School. The preview night will be from 5-7 p.m., Friday, July 10. A $2 entry fee…

Lynnwood Rotary Rummage Sale set for July 11 at Meadowdale High School

The sixth annual Lynnwood Rotary Rummage sale is scheduled for 8 a.m-3 p.m., Saturday, July 11 at Meadowdale High School. The preview night will be from 5-7 p.m., Friday, July 10. A $2 entry fee allows you to preview items. The public is invited to donate items from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. July 6-10 at…

Meadowdale High School graduate receives Friends of Edmonds Library scholarship

For the 23rd year, the Friends of the Edmonds Library has awarded a scholarship to an outstanding student in the University of Washington’s Master of Library and Information Science Program. This year, the group selected a student who has, by her own admission, “really deep roots” in the community — Meadowdale High School graduate Chelsea Cooper. In…

Lynnwood student awarded VFW scholarship

Edmonds-based VFW Post 8870 at its July 16 meeting recognized the recipients of the Rock Roth Freedom Scholarship. Scholarships given through the program, now in its fourth year, were named this year to honor the memory of Roth, a Vietnam War veteran and a career naval aviator who passed away suddenly last year. Roth had…

AAUW SnoKing Chapter to hear from scholarship winner June 13

The American Association of University Women SnoKing Chapter will hear from its 2015 scholarship winner during its Saturday, June 13 meeting at Edmonds Community College, Woodway Hall Room 202. The chapter will also install new officers. The meeting will run from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday. Refreshments will be served. Questions can be directed to Edmonds SnoKing…

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 the other recipients…

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…

Welcome to our new sponsor, Edmonds Waterfront Festival

Lynnwood Today is proud to welcome as a new sponsor the 28th Edmonds Waterfront Festival, hosted by the Rotary Club of Edmonds. Festivities run at the Port of Edmonds Marina May 29-31, 2015. The annual festival is a major fundraiser, with proceeds supporting Rotary programs and services. Among programs that benefit include college scholarships for…

Welcome to our new advertiser, Edmonds Jazz Connection

Welcome to our new sponsor, the Rotary Club of Edmonds Daybreakers, which is sponsoring the 15th annual Edmonds Jazz Connection Festival set for Saturday, May 23 in downtown Edmonds. The Edmonds Jazz Connection is a local music festival that includes a full day of performances from award–winning high school jazz programs throughout the Pacific Northwest,…

Lynnwood Rotary presents check to Brigadoon Service Dogs for veteran support

Many veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan bring back with them the stress of war. In many cases, the enemy has been everywhere. “Watch my 6” is a must for soldiers where team members work together and keep watch in all directions (6 being behind them). Loud noises cause them to drop to the ground…

We welcome our new sponsor, MS Helping Hands and Donor Closet

Lynnwood Today welcomes as a sponsor MS Helping Hands and Donor Closet, providing medical equipment, services and resources that help people with their specific medical or mobility needs. The Donor Closet, a 501(c)3 volunteer non-profit corporation licensed in the State of Washington, is located underneath the Edmonds IGA store at 409 Howell Way in downtown…

Reminder: Alderwood Garden Club hosts Spring Plant Sale on Saturday

The Alderwood Garden Club Spring Plant sale is set for 9 a.m.- 1 p.m., Saturday, April 25 at the Lynnwood Eagle Aerie. Perennials, bulbs, herbs, annuals and various specialty plants are featured, along with veggie starts. Good selection and great prices. The Lynnwood Eagle Aerie is located at 19223 Highway 99, Lynnwood. All proceeds support the club’s Scholarship…

Deadline extended for annual Lynnwood Rotary Youth Challenge Awards

Lynnwood Rotary has extended the deadline for its Youth Challenge Awards, which recognize exceptional youth in Snohomish County. All nominated students are recognized at an event on Thursday, May 7 beginning at 7 p.m., at Lynnwood High School. The $200 cash award recipients will be announced in the various nomination categories and also receive a…

Tickets on sale for Lynnwood Kiwanis Club’s annual charity fundraiser

The Kiwanis Club of Lynnwood/Lynnwood Kiwanis Foundation will hold their annual charity fundraiser event, Mardi Gras in May, on May 16. The event will be from 5-9 p.m. at the Northshore Senior Center in Bothell.  The evening will include a catered dinner with choices of beef brisket, chicken or salmon, beer, wine, soda, coffee, and tea. …

Nominate exceptional young people for annual Lynnwood Rotary Youth Challenge Awards

Know an outstanding young person? Lynnwood Rotary is once again sponsoring the Youth Challenge Awards, which recognize exceptional youth in Snohomish County. All nominated students are recognized at an event on Thursday, May 7 beginning at 7 p.m., at Lynnwood High School. The $200 cash award recipients will be announced in the various nomination categories…