Front Porch: Titanic connections

  • Sun Feb 26th, 2012 7:42pm
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Titanic connections

The 100th anniversary of the day the Titanic sank is coming up in April.

The ship hit an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean and sank on April 15, 1912, during its maiden voyage from Southampton, England, to New York City.

If you have a connection to the Titanic — or a strong interest in the ship — and would like to tell your story, email Amy Daybert at or call 425-339-3491.

The Snohomish County Branch of the NAACP will hold its 3rd Annual Freedom Fund Gala to honor people of color for their services to the community Saturday at the Embassy Suites in Lynnwood.

The gala will be hosted by Q13 Fox TV reporter Angela King and the keynote speaker will be Rosa Franklin, Washington’s first African-American state senator.

Tickets for this year’s gala dinner are $75 each or $650 for a table of 10. For more information, go to

Stanwood High School Band Booster is offering a chance to win a new Ibanez acoustic guitar to raise money to send Stanwood’s top bands to the Kiwanis Festival. The raffles are held during the weekly teen jam nights at 7 p.m. Tuesdays, at Cyndy’s Broiler, 27021 102nd Ave NW, Stanwood. Raffle tickets cost $3. The winning ticket will be drawn during a band bingo fundraiser at the high school in March, on a yet-to-be determined date. For more information, go to