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  • Wed Aug 4th, 2010 11:04pm
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GIVING

Camp Fire gets cash from car show

The Seattle Rod-Tiques, one of the organizers of the annual Cruizin to Colby classic car show in Everett, on July 28 presented Camp Fire USA with a check for $4,000.

Lake Stevens kids receive gift cards

An $80 gift card in hand, 30 students are scheduled to hit Target in Lake Stevens Tuesday morning to shop for back-to-school supplies and clothes.

Snohomish County sheriff’s deputies and Lake Stevens police officers will serve as chaperones.

The store is one of hundreds nationwide participating in the program.

Target donated $26,400 worth of gift cards to The Salvation Army just in the Pacific Northwest. The cards will allow more than 300 students, kindergarten through 12th grade, to “shop with a cop.”

HONORS

Zonta welcomes Norwegian member

The Zonta Club of Everett, at its July 15th meeting at the Everett Golf and Country Club, hosted Linda Hestholm, a member of the Zonta Club of Alesund og Omegn, Norway.

Everett members met Hestholm at the organization’s International Convention in San Antonio, Texas, in June.

Zonta International is a global organization of professionals working together to advance the status of women worldwide through service and advocacy.

For more information, go to www.zontaeverett.org or contact the organization at info@zontaeverett.org or 425-348-3501.

Mill Creek garden winners announced

More than a dozen people are expected to be honored by the Mill Creek City Council on Sept. 14 with the city’s annual Great Garden Award.

The award recognizes Mill Creek families who have put exceptional time and effort into their gardens.

This year’s winners are: Marvelyn Wolfkill, Charles and Audrey Diaz, Joseph and Deborah Twardoski, Donald and Linda Mamula, Barb and Jordan Kostelyk, Jai Chun Kim, Donald and Victoria Atchley, Van Duoc Le and Khiem Truong, William and Leah Collins, Kurt and Linda Horowitz, Randy Trettevik, Cahterine and James McDade, Reine Niemcziek, Ron and Judy Gusa.

To determine the winners, members of the Art and Beautification Board toured the city’s neighborhoods, took photos of noteworthy properties and voted for the best. Each winner receives a keepsake and a yard sign to display.

Mountlake Terrace staff receive state honor — again

For the fifth time, Mountlake Terrace Finance Director Sonja Springer and Treasurer Mick Horton have earned the Professional Finance Officer Award from the Washington Finance Officers Association.

Out of employees at 1,700 government agencies in the state, 200 people receive the annual award. Springer, who prepares and oversees the budget and coordinates annual reports, and Horton, who manages the city’s cash and investments, continue to show their commitment to achieving educational and professional excellence, city officials said.