Lynnwood celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony July 17 for its first city-managed community garden.Gardener Nancy Suchy (left) and Mary-Anne Grafton, supervisor of the Lynnwood Senior Center, participated.
Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars posts in Gold Bar and Sultan as well as their respective Ladies Auxiliaries served as the Color Guard for the Sultan Shindig and the Gold Dust Days parades. Sitting in a decorated antique rocker (far right, in trailer) is Bertha Gilmore, senior member of the Gold Bar Ladies Auxiliary and longtime resident of the valley.
Contributed photo Evin Fairchild (right) was recently honored as an Eagle Scout from Troop 166 in Seattle. He is pictured with his brother Brian and parents Eric and Linda Fairchild.
Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars posts in Gold Bar (Post 9417) and Sultan (Post 2554) along with their respective Ladies Auxiliaries served as the Color Guard for both the Sultan Shindig and the Gold Dust Days parades.
For more information about either posts or auxiliaries, contact Sultan Post Commander Chuck Donahue at 360-799-1345 or Gold Bar Post Commander Denise Watkins-Calosso at 425-931-1638.
Lynnwood celebrates first community garden
The city of Lynnwood on July 17 celebrated a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its first city-managed community garden.
The long-term goal of the garden, located adjacent to the Lynnwood Senior Center, is to increase wellness, foster inter-generational interaction, increase access to fresh produce, and provide a much-needed service to the community.
Staff gave special thanks to an anonymous donor, the Lynnwood Senior Center Appreciation Fund, Catholic Community Services of Snohomish County's RSVP group, Cedar Grove, Dunn Lumber, Lowe's Home Improvement, Osborne Chiropractic, Wight's Home & Garden, and United Way of Snohomish County.
Scout earns Eagle
Evin David Fairchild was recently honored as an Eagle Scout from Troop 166, Seattle. Evin is the grandson of David and Irma Fairchild of Marysville.
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