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September 10, 2011

Shell bikes to fight MS

Saturday morning came early for these bicyclist volunteers from Shell Puget Sound Refinery. Once again this year, a Shell team participated in the MS150 Ride, an event established to raise money to fight multiple sclerosis. The National MS Society’s vision … Continue reading

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July 12, 2011

Parade pose

Everyone loves a man in uniform. In this case, we had a happy Cub Scout posing for a photo with one of Shell Refinery’s giant firefighters. The inflatable characters were a hit with kids of all ages, walking the entire … Continue reading

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June 26, 2011

Relay for Life team

Pausing for a photo during the weekend Relay for Life at War Memorial Field in Anacortes were members of the Shell Refinery volunteer team. The annual relay is sponsored by the American Cancer Society. Hundreds of volunteers participated in the … Continue reading

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February 8, 2011

Eco boost

Two student teams from Granite Falls received a $1,000 contribution Monday for experimental cars that competed in the 2010 Shell Eco Marathon Americas in Texas. There were two teams from Granite Falls. A team called ShopGirls won first place in … Continue reading

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December 13, 2010

Chief Santa

A miniature Santa dressed like a fire chief and flanked by two toy engines was a part of the Christmas tree donated recently by the Shell Puget Sound Refinery Safety Department.

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November 28, 2010

Shell in Mount Vernon

A couple of dozen Shell Puget Sound Refinery employees and family members contributed to the success of the Sunday evening Christmas Parade in downtown Mount Vernon. In addition to several lighted emergency response vehicles, Shell’s parade entry included volunteers who … Continue reading

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September 28, 2010

Croatian ship

If crew members from the veseel “Mosor” made inquiries while at the Port of Anacortes this week, they would have discovered there are many city residents with whom they share common roots. The ship is from Croatia, native land to … Continue reading

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September 11, 2010

Shell on Wheels

Once again this year, Shell Puget Sound Refinery volunteers “saddled up” for the MS150, a fund-raiser to fight multiple sclerosis. Teams departed from the Skagit County Fairgrounds in south Mount Vernon early Saturday morning. Riders gather pledges before the 150-mile … Continue reading

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August 19, 2010

Response exercise

Shell Puget Sound Refinery partnered Tuesday, August 17 to conduct a spill reponse exercise on the shore of Fidalgo Bay. Also participating in the morning drill were representatives of Skagit County and response contractor MSRC. The drill, which involved more … Continue reading

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July 4, 2010

In the parade

This little one saw the 2010 Independence Day parade “from the inside out,” watching the crowd go by from the safety of a fire truck cab among parade participants from Shell Puget Sound Refinery. More photos later in Activities section.

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December 5, 2009

Santa & Kiwanis

Santa teamed up with Kiwanis Saturday for the annual Lions Club Christmas parade in downtown Anacortes. Both Santa and the service organization “serve the children of the world.” Hundreds lined Commercial Avenue this morning for a wonderful parade featuring floats, … Continue reading

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September 12, 2009

MS150 to town

Anacortes resident Charlie Schultz (right) was among more than a dozen Shell Puget Sound Refinery volunteers participating this weekend in the 2009 MS150 bicyle ride. The ride started at the fairgrounds in Mount Vernon, with a rest stop at Anacortes … Continue reading

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