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August Extravaganza Auction Donors

We would like to say a heartfelt thank you to each of the following individuals and businesses that helped make the August Extravaganza, held on August 23, 2008, a huge success. And we encourage your patronage of these outstanding businesses.


Acai Vida, Lee Smith, Stanwood, WA
Ace Hardware, Stanwood, WA
Adriatic Grill, Tacoma, WA
Alpine Fire and Safety Systems, Inc.,
Steve and Tami Bounds, Burlington, WA
Amigo Mexican Restaurant,
Jose De La Cruz, Owner, Stanwood, WA
Bob Barber, Stanwood, WA
Battle Creek Golf Course, Tulalip, WA
Jessica Beach, Stanwood, WA
David and Karen Beagle, Seattle, WA
Robert Beagle, Seattle, WA
Ryan Beagle, Mount Vernon, WA
Bellevue Art Museum , Bellevue, WA
Birch Bay Waterslides, Birch Bay, WA
Bill and Marguerite Blue, Everett, WA
Camaloch Golf Course,
Gary Schops, Pro/Mgr., Camano Island, WA
Camano Island Coffee Roasters, Camano Island, WA
Camano Sail and Power,
Capt. Lawrence Baum, Camano Island, WA
Car Quest – Stanwood Auto Parts, Stanwood, WA
Character Traits Gift Shop,
Catherine Standley, Stanwood, WA
Cornucopia Natural Foods, Stanwood, WA
Cuz Concrete Products, Inc., Arlington, WA
Dairy Queen, Stanwood, WA
Tim Dahlquist, Lake Stevens, WA
Desert Sun Tanning Salon,
Kalena Tkach, Marysville, WA
Dick’s Drive-In, Seattle, WA
Discount Tire, Marysville, WA
Eagles Nest, Stanwood, WA
Eastside Salon, Barbara Bryand, Stanwood, WA
Julie Erickson, Marysville, WA
Everett AquaSox,
Brian Sloan, General Manager, Everett, WA
Everett Mall, Everett, WA
Hulan Fleming, Monroe, WA
Funtasia Family Fun Park, Edmonds, WA
Garden Treasures, Arlington, WA
John and Sally Glancy, Redmond, WA
Glass Tech Stanwood, Inc., Stanwood, WA
Global Net Productions,
Michael Lienau, Camano Island, WA
Granny’s, Stanwood, WA
Great Links Resorts at Desert Canyon, Orondo, WA
Terry Greer, CPA, Stanwood, WA
Bob Hall, Stanwood, WA
Hamilton Lumber, Stanwood, WA
Judy Harrison, Camano Island, WA
Bill and Darlene Hartley, Camano Island, WA
Sarah Heggie, Camano Island, WA
Ann Henry, Stanwood, WA
Dr. Tony Hewlett, DDS, Stanwood, WA
Gary and Susan Hirayama, Shoreline, WA
Holland America Line , Seattle, WA
Hollywood Video, Stanwood, WA
Home Interiors and Gifts,
Marvon and Marilee McLaughlin, Stanwood, WA
Jasmine Noodles & Thai Cuisine, Stanwood, WA
Paul Johnson, Stanwood, WA
Dr. Perry Jones, III, Seattle, WA
Dee and Lu Jonson, Stanwood, WA
Rod and Sue Josten, Marysville, WA
Melanie Kelsey, Edmonds, WA
Betty Kenealy, Seattle, WA
Kerr Corporation,
Graham and Treena Kerr, Camano Island, WA
La Hacienda Restaurant, Stanwood, WA
Let’s Frame It,
Michele Williams and Gayle Barrett, Stanwood, WA
Lindsay Stove Works, Stanwood, WA
Charlie and Ginger Lippke, Stanwood, WA
Looking Good Barber Shop, Stanwood, WA
Mad Dawg Paintball, Stanwood, WA
Madison’s Jewelry, Robert Madison, Stanwood, WA
Major League Pizza, Arlington, WA
Marvl Productions, Roy Leishman, Concrete, WA
Randy and Alice Matthewson, Stanwood, WA
Bob and Yvonne McDowell, Stanwood, WA
Daryl and Elsie Miller, Mukilteo, WA
Eugene and Dawn Morton, Stanwood, WA
Museum of Flight, Seattle, WA
Museum of History and Industry, Seattle, WA
Stan and Nancy Nelson, Stanwood, WA
Greg and Joyce Neumeyer, Stanwood, WA
Nicholas Computer Service, Stanwood, WA
Northwest Trek Wildlife Park , Eatonville, WA
Northwest Veterinary Clinic, Daniel Haskins, DVM, Stanwood, WA
O’Brien Turkey House, Arlington, WA
John and Carolyn Overton, Stanwood, WA
Pacific Green, Inc., Gary Tranter, Lynnwood, WA
Paraiso Mexican Restaurant, Arlington, WA
Peace of Glass, Dwight Ingold, Camano Island, WA
Pelletier & Schaar Architecture, Pearl Schaar, Stanwood, WA
Pepsi-Cola Bottling Group, Everett, WA
Pets R Us, Stanwood, WA
Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, Tacoma, WA
Jennifer Porter, Edmonds, WA
The Poulsbo Inn & Suites, Poulsbo, WA
The Puyallup Fair, Puyallup, WA
Reader’s Choice Used Books, Arlington, WA
Jim and Frances Reynolds, Stanwood, WA
Clarene and Steve Ricarte, Stanwood, WA
Shirley Rousell, Seattle, WA
Rustic Impressions, Pat Powell, Stanwood, WA
Ray and Sue Samuelson, Marysville, WA
Saratoga Hair, Diana Thompson, Stanwood, WA
Leslie and Laura Sargent, Bremerton, WA
Andrea Scott, Sammamish, WA
Arlene Scott, Stanwood, WA
Seastar Restaurant and Raw Bar, Chef John Howie, Bellevue, WA
Seattle Storm, Seattle, WA
See’s Candies, Long Beach, WA
Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, Mount Vernon, WA
Art and Martha Smelser, Lacey, WA
Brian and Kim Smelser, Stanwood, WA
Smokey Point Sewing & Vacuum, Arlington, WA
Sophisticuts, Cheryl Armstrong, Arlington, WA
The Spa & Salon at Hawthorn Inn, Arlington, WA
Sport Clips Haircuts, Elizabeth Tryon, Marysville, WA
Sport Restaurant and Bar, Chef John Howie, Seattle, WA
Ken and Ruth Springer, Lacey, WA
Stanwood Cinemas, Stanwood, WA
Stanwood Family Chiropractic, Brandon Falk, Stanwood, WA
Starbuck’s of Marysville, WA
Eugene and Beth Stewart, Stanwood, WA
Superior Glass Company, Bremerton, WA
Suzie’s Place, Suzie Jonas, Owner, Stanwood, WA
Tillicum Village and Tours, Inc., Seattle, WA
Mary Belle Timm, Stanwood, WA
Dixie Tremain, Stanwood, WA
Twin City Foods, Inc., Stanwood, WA
Vital-Soft, Inc., John Overton, Pres., Stanwood, WA
Kurt Von Pessler, Stanwood, WA
Dwight and Cheryl Vlach, Stanwood, WA
Eileen Voth, Camano Island, WA
Arne and Diane Wennerberg, Stanwood, WA
Keith and Barbara Yarter, Camano Island, WA
Paul and Helen Young, Stanwood, WA
Yummy Noodles & Grill, Stanwood, WA
Glen and Eilene Zachry, Arlington, WA


Ministry is the Connection Between Instructor and Student

About a year ago, a wonderful 85-year-old grandmother entered my life. She approached us with the interest of taking riding lessons after many years of being out of the saddle. Inez grew up with horses and even raised a horse from a foal to his last day on earth. Her daughter was involved in a local Pony Club and Inez had ridden until her kids moved on to adulthood. She deeply missed riding and the bond that comes with riding ...

Hearing from God

The past year has been difficult, bringing physical challenges, relationship losses, and employment transitions. My husband and I came to Warm Beach Camp & Conference Center for several reasons. One of the most important was to hear from God. One of the things I appreciate most about Warm Beach, is it provides the perfect environment to listen to God’s voice. I hear His laughter in the sound of children at play and see His joy on the faces of little ...

Trust in Hope

Hope in the context of the Bible is not the same as hope in the context of our current culture. Our culture often uses hope as wishful thinking, "I hope so…." Biblical hope, on the other hand, is an assurance of a promise that will come to pass! Down at the Stables, we have another "Hope" I'd like you to get to know. A large, beautiful, gentle giant of a draft horse named Hope. As an equine partner in our ...