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OPAL honors members

September 24, 2013 · 4:42 PM

Left to right: OPAL Director Lisa Byers, Frank and Jan Loudin and Board Member Helen Bee. / Contributed photo

Sara Jane Johnson and Jan and Frank Loudin were named “Lifetime Members” of OPAL Community Land Trust in recognition of their long history of supporting affordable housing on Orcas Island.

The presentation was made at OPAL’s annual dinner on Saturday night, Sept. 21 at the Emmanuel Episcopal Church Parish Hall. The honorees were celebrated and thanked for their commitment to OPAL and to the Orcas community, and for their generous gifts of time, talent, and financial resources.

OPAL stands for “Of People And Land.” Incorporated in 1989, OPAL serves 124 rental and ownership households and continues to accept applications from people who are not able to purchase a house on the open market. For more information, go to www.opalclt.org or call OPAL at 376-3191.


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