Kylar Dhaliwal, 11, started her journey into the world of entrepreneurship and philanthropy when she was just five years old.
The “Changing of the Watch” for Orcas Island Yacht Club took place on Nov. 14. The new board is as follows;
As a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Judy Wallace took on a caring and much appreciated project over a year ago: sending boxes of needed items to military personnel stationed in Afghanistan.
The public school cafeteria was packed and overflowing with 352 students and adults enjoying a special school lunch on Nov. 14. Celebrity chef Madden Surbaugh of New Leaf Cafe at the Outlook Inn helped prepare and serve alongside cafeteria staff.
Orcas Off Leash Area’s annual holiday pet photos are taking place on Sunday, Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the vacant space next to Pawki’s on Main Street. No need to make an appointment and admission is by donation.
The Holiday Festival of Arts on Saturday, Nov. 30 will have 45 artists with a variety of merchandise, ranging from candles and jewelry to woodworking and glass etching.
This Saturday will be the last Orcas Farmers’ Market of the season. It takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Oddfellows Hall.
After last week’s Movember photos, more community members got into the action. Above left: The girls of Orcas Crossfit. Above right: Donna Laslo and her niece. Movember is a national event to raise awareness of prostate cancer and other male health issues.
Esther Noelle Olson married Jacobus Richard Slee on Oct. 28 in Sacred Heart Cathedral in Bendigo, Australia.
Rock Island Media, an Orcas Island company, has created a promotional video entitled “A Beautiful Life – Orcas Island.” To view it, visit http://orcasislandchamber.com/.
TrueNorth Star Ministries is presenting a session for parents, mentors and adult survivors of trauma and abuse entitled “Getting past your past.”