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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


A Fond Farewell to Margie Keane

After over 20 years of service in the Warm Beach Camp Business Office, Margie Keane is retiring! She first came to Camp in 1986 as Margie Henry, working in Accounts Payable. But after a couple of years, she got a better offer! An offer of marriage, that is, to her husband, Dan Keane. But that was not the end of it! In 2003, several kids and 17 years later, Margie returned to Warm Beach to serve full-time in the Business ...


Everywhere – from east to west – praise the name of the Lord. Psalms 113:2 There is a lot of talk today about what unites and divides us as people. From families to the massive global community, we don’t like division, yet we experience it. We like unity and community. It is a gift that brings joy, delight, and well-being to everyone within its reach everywhere. As a follower of Jesus Christ, the great unifier within families, communities, nations, and ...

This is Why We’re Here

On this particular Friday, twelve pairs of eyes looked down at Onyx and I from the arena grandstands. As I sat on Onyx’s sturdy frame, I looked back at the twelve campers. My mind flashed to Monday, the first day of camp. There was one camper who had been scared to get on her horse. However, after some reassurance and coaxing she had said she would try to ride. “I am so proud of you for pushing through your fear! ...