Photos by Tag: Kiwanis

December 21st, 2019

Salvation Army kettle is out for Christmas

Anacortes Kiwanis member Dennis Schafer stepped up with many other local service organization members, teaming Saturday with the Salvation Army to seek “Red Kettle” donations for important community services. All Red Kettle funds are used locally through the 110-plus year-old Salvation Army Anacortes Corps on “R” Avenue. Thanks to all Red Kettle volunteers!

December 15th, 2010

Holiday volunteers

John Gibboney (left) is one of the most dedicated professionals I have ever known. I recall teasing him before he retired from Tesoro, asking: “What are you going to do with all your free time?” Well, that question was answered in part when I began seeing him doing community service on behalf of the Kiwanis […]

December 7th, 2010

Many hats

Anacortes resident Frank Orr wears many hats, and vests for that matter. Last Saturday he donned his Kiwanis vest to volunteer his skills as a musician to the Lion’s Christmas Parade. Frank can be found with fiddle at many events, including the annual Antique Machinery Show. Thanks for your contributions!

December 5th, 2010

Parade wave

Santa took advantage of an invitation from the Anacortes Kiwanis Noon Club, rolling through the Historic Downtown District Saturday on a float sponsored by the service club.

December 1st, 2010

Toys for children

Kiwanis Noon Club member Sharon Cooper is already into full Christmas prep mode, gathering toys for children as a volunteer in the Salvation Army Angel Gift Tree program. This is Sharon’s third year working with the Salvation Army Anacortes Corps program. For more information, stop by the Army’s “R” Avenue service center, or call Ginger […]

December 6th, 2008

Santa and helpers

With the help of a few young friends, Santa and the Kiwanis Club got together Saturday for a trip up Commercial Avenue in the annual Lions Club Christmas Parade. For more parade photos, see “Joy to the World” in Activities section.

December 18th, 2006

Clock’s ticking

The clock’s ticking, and beautiful trees are still for sale at the Kiwanis Club lot in the parking area of Sebo’s hardware store on Commercial Avenue. Among volunteers at the tree lot are Don Fenkner and Walt Jensen. Proceeds from tree sales go to community “investments” such as college scholarships for local students.

December 16th, 2006

For the cause

Among Saturday morning shoppers at the Kiwanis Christmas tree stand were Bentli Kravland (right) and Paula Wood, assisted by volunteer Tom Kier. Funds from this effort, based in the parking lot of Sebo’s hardware store, go to community efforts including college scholarships. Also working with Kier were Don Fenkner and Walt Jensen.

December 3rd, 2005

Santa loves a parade

The morning sun poked through as hundreds gathered along Commercial Avenue for the annual Lions Club Christmas Parade Saturday in Anacortes. Lions “shared the stage” with many other organizations including the Kiwanis Club, represented here by Santa and a trailer-load of young helpers. As usual, the parade included local stars ranging from Mayor Dean Maxwell […]

April 21st, 2005

Sunrisers greeting

This amazing slab of timber mounted at the “Welcome to Anacortes” rest stop on the way into town was donated by Anacortes Veneer on the occasion of the company’s 25th anniversary in 1964. A placard at the site reports that the Douglas Fir from the Olympic Peninsula was about 970 years old and 242 feet […]

December 17th, 2004

Kiwanis volunteers

Spreading good cheer throughout the year are members of this community’s Kiwanis clubs. One of the Sunrisers’ sources of revenue for philanthropic purposes is the sale of Christmas trees from a lot at Sebo’s Hardware on Commercial Avenue. Pictured here (l. to r.) are Glen McInelly, Dick Edwards and Walt Jensen. The majority of the […]

June 10th, 2004

Noon Kiwanis scholarships

Members of the Noon Kiwanis Club “invested in the future” on Thursday, June 10, distributing scholarships to 22 individuals, primarily high school students. In addition to a group of impressive 2004 Anacortes High School graduates were several college and vocational technical school students. Scholarship recipients and their guests were the focus of the Noon Kiwanis […]

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