Staff Alumni News
Tammy (Daniels), who worked on Summer Staff in ’89 and ’90, and Brian Keepers announce the arrival on June 12, 2008, of their baby girl, Abigail (Abby) Elizabeth. Proud big sister is 5-year-old Emma. Grandparents include Joanie Yonker, Executive Assistant, and husband Mike.
Cami (Cook), who worked in The Lights of Christmas Dept., and managed the bookstore for several years, and husband, Eric Blue, were delighted with the arrival of their third child, Gracie Jean, born on May 20, 2008. She was welcomed by 3 ½-year-old brother, Daniel, and 2-year-old sister, Mercy. Grandparents include former staff members, Dan and Glenda Cook, and long-time volunteers, Bill and Marguerite Blue. Eric and Cami live in Stanwood, Washington.
Laurel (Hansen), who worked in Food Service from ’04 to ‘08, and Isaac McDowell, who worked in Food Service, Recreation, and The Lights from ’01 to ‘07, are new parents of a baby girl, Adelaide Mae, born on June 21, 2008. Grandparents include Executive Director Ed and Bev McDowell and Kitchen Manager Celia and Tom Hansen. Isaac owns a photography business. The McDowells live in Stanwood.
Kari (Eagon), on staff from ’99 to ’04, serving part of that time as the Recreation Director, and husband, Darren Martin, who worked in Food Service from ’87 to ’92, are pleased to announce the arrival of their second child, a boy, Dylan Franklin, born on June 25, 2008. Dylan joins older brother, Kody, who is 2 years old. Grandparents include Ken Martin, who worked in Maintenance for many years, and wife, Vida. Darren and Kari live in Anacortes, Washington.
Pearl (Borthwick), who worked on Summer Staff and in Food Service from ’98 to ‘03, and A.J. Hurst, who worked in Food Service, Recreation, and Maintenance from ’99 to ‘04, are the proud parents of their first child, a baby girl named Violet Elaine, born on July 10, 2008. Pearl says, “… she’s the greatest baby ever, but we are also a little biased.” A.J. is an RN, working for the Puget Sound Kidney Center in Smokey Point, and Pearl gets to stay home and take care of Violet. The Hursts live in Arlington, Washington.
If you have news regarding any of our former staff members, please drop us a line to let us know. We will share your news in The Sounder with all of our Staff Alumni. Mail it to the Camp’s address, and mark it “Staff Alumni News,” or e-mail it to Gary Kocher at the Camp.