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…

Alderwood Garden Club hosts Spring Plant Sale on April 25

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…

Clean up volunteers needed for spring projects

The City of Lynnwood is hosting several cleaning and planting events this spring and is looking for volunteers, both individual and groups. Are you looking to enjoy some spring weather, roll up your sleeves and lend a hand? Heritage Park Spring Clean 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Tuesday, April 7 19921 Poplar Way Project includes…

Lynnwood Elks to present General MacArthur award to artist Michael Reagan

The General MacArthur Award will be presented to local artist Michael Reagan by the Lynnwood Elks Lodge #2171 on Saturday. Reagan has been creating  portraits of fallen heroes from around the world and presenting them to their families for many years. Eleven years ago he fully committed himself (and his wife Cheryl) to this honorable endeavor…

Local Rotary Clubs’ shoe drive continues through Feb. 23

The Rotary Club of Lynnwood, along with the Rotary Clubs of Alderwood-Terrace, Edmonds Daybreakers and Edmonds Noon, are celebrating Rotary International’s 110th anniversary by collecting new shoes and socks for men, women and children. You can drop off items through Feb. 23 at: 1st Security Bank, 19002 33rd Ave. W., Lynnwood HomeStreet Bank, 22001 66th…

VFW Post seeking applicants for Freedom Scholarship

Edmonds VFW Post 8870 is seeking submissions for its annual Freedom Scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to four deserving graduating seniors — two who reside in the Edmonds Public School District and two in the Mukilteo Public School District. Students who live in the boundaries of either district but attend private schools or are…

Snohomish County PUD seeks applications for solar energy projects

Snohomish County Public Utility District is seeking applications from local organizations for solar energy demonstration projects for installation on new or existing buildings in the utility’s service area. The projects are made possible through the PUD’s Planet Power program, a voluntary, customer-funded green energy initiative. Proposals for PUD funding are due on March 16, 2015….

Local Rotary Clubs celebrate 110th anniversary, kick off new shoes and socks collection campaign

It was a big night for five local Rotary Clubs Thursday as they joined together for a special kickoff celebration in honor of Rotary International’s 110th anniversary. Members of the Rotary Clubs of Lynnwood, Alderwood-Terrace, Edmonds Noon, Edmonds Daybreakers and Mill Creek gathered at Anthony’s Seafood Grill at the Alderwood Mall in Lynnwood. Thursday night also marked the start…

Students help clean up park during MLK Day of Service

On Monday, more than 300 teen and adult volunteers chose to make this year’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service a day “on” rather than a day “off.” Lynnwood-area students spent the day volunteering across the county, including students from Lynnwood, Meadowdale and Archbishop Murphy High Schools. Additionally, St. Vincent de Paul thrift store in…

Lynnwood Rotary Club collecting shoes and socks

The Rotary Club of Lynnwood, along with the Rotary Clubs of Alderwood-Terrace, Edmonds Daybreakers and Edmonds Noon, are celebrating Rotary International’s 110th anniversary by collecting new or gentled used shoes and new socks for men, women and children. Drop-off location between Jan. 26-29 is Anthony’s Seafood Grill, Alderwood Mall, 3000 184th St. SW, Lynnwood. Drop-off…

Lynnwood Food Bank looking for volunteer drivers

The Lynnwood Food Bank is in need of volunteer drivers to pick up donations. Drivers should: Be age 21 or older Have a good driving record Can pass background check Can commit to a regular schedule Can fill in off-schedule occasionally Can lift 50 pounds Can drive cargo van May have the opportunity to drive small box truck…

Holly House looking for volunteers

Holly House, an organization that helps families in the schools in the Edmonds School District, is looking for volunteers who can help Dec. 12-15 for its annual event. At the Holly House Event, children each receive “a new toy, new pajamas, new socks/underwear, books, stocking stuffers, dental supplies, stuffed animals, hats and scarves, plus more (coats…