San Juan Island Rotary gives $10k to island groups

Rotary District Governor Lyle Ryan; Family Resource representative Jennifer Armstrong; Rotarian Tom Kirschner, and Club President Thomas Sandstrom. - Jack Cory photo
  • Oct 29, 2014 at 8:00AM

The San Juan Island Rotary Club raised $10,000 from the Concours d’ Elegance held at San Juan Vineyards on Aug. 24. The recipients of the funds were Family Resource Center ($4,500), The San Juan Historical Society and Museum ($4,500) and Rotary Polio Plus ($1,000).


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Salute to military and veterans

  • Oct 29, 2014 at 12:00PM

All current and retired Military and Public Safety personnel are invited to the Orcas Vikings football game on Sat., Nov. 1 (free admittance to these honored guests) at the Dahl Field, and will be recognized on the field prior to kick off.


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