Seems like yesterday

  • Wednesday, October 29, 2008 1:43pm
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50 YEARS AGO (1958)

Everett Conley, physical education director of Everett YMCA, presented Charley Holzinger with a swim award he earned through improving his swimming abilities in the Y pool. This was just one of the many activities conducted for the youth of the area by the United Good Neighbors agency.

Winners of the UNICEF essay contest on “What UNICEF Means” were Lynn Rafliff, first place; Carol Dart, second place, and Dianne Ellestad, third place. The girls were seventh-graders at Evergreen Junior High School. The contest was sponsored by the United Church Women as part of the Halloween for UNICEF program.

25 YEARS AGO (1983)

Sally Miller was administrator for Everett’s new women’s refuge. Housed in the back of the Body of Christ Assembly Hall at 2816 Hewitt Ave., it was beginning to take shape. The Rev. Clyde Haynes, director of the Everett Gospel Mission down the street, said there was a definite need for the shelter.

Today was the inaugural edition of The Herald’s NW Life, a new section devoted to how the people of the Northwest lived and played. It combined the best of the award-winning Today’s Living and Leisure sections seven days a week.

By Jack O’Donnell from Herald archives at Everett Public Library

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