Imagine Museum Director Nancy Johnson accepts a grant of $3600 from Bethany Hopp (left) and Loren Van Loo.

Imagine Museum Director Nancy Johnson accepts a grant of $3600 from Bethany Hopp (left) and Loren Van Loo.

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Lynwood City Council member earns certificate

Lynnwood City Council member earns certificate

Christine Frizzell of the Lynnwood City Council was recently awarded a Certificate of Municipal Leadership from the Association of Washington Cities.

The certificate program recognizes city and town elected officials for accomplishing training in areas including public sector resource management, community planning and local leadership.

Christine Frizzell

Christine Frizzell

Frizzell completed more than 30 hours of training credits to earn this distinction. Elected in 2017, Frizzell has served as a liaison to various boards and commissions. This year she is serving on the Audit and Insurance Committee, the Council Finance Committee, the Snohomish Health District Board, Parks & Recreation Board and is an alternate to the Planning Commission.

“This Municipal Leadership Award is just another example of Council Member Frizzell’s steadfast commitment to the people of Lynnwood,” Lynnwood Mayor, Nicola Smith, said. “We sincerely appreciate Christine’s dedication to continuous learning and skills building in order to provide excellent service to the City of Lynnwood.”

Marysville Rotary Club awards grants to local organizations

The Marysville Rotary Club recently donated nearly $30,000 of grant money to seven local organizations.

Community Service co-chairs Loren Van Loo and Bethany Hopp presented grant checks totaling $29,100 to organizations including the Mount Baker Boy Scouts of America, the Marysville Historical Society, Providence Hospice Foundation, Camp Fire of Snohomish County, Imagine Museum, Music4Life and Marysville YMCA.

The Marysville Rotary Club awards community service grants quarterly and considers request for arts, education, music, community and cultural activities.

Laurie Westover, former president of the Lake Stevens Rotary Club, presents a check for $14,500 for the playground project to Tanya Murray, Playground Committee Chair and Nicole Beck, Treasurer of the Highland Elementary School PTA.

Laurie Westover, former president of the Lake Stevens Rotary Club, presents a check for $14,500 for the playground project to Tanya Murray, Playground Committee Chair and Nicole Beck, Treasurer of the Highland Elementary School PTA.

Lake Stevens Rotary Club donates to playground project

The Rotary Club of Lake Stevens raised $14,500 in donations to help fund the construction of a new playggound at Highland Elementary School.

A little over a year ago, the Highland Elementary School PTA approached the Rotary Club of Lake Stevens requesting help in funding an additional playground at the school.

The new playground will be inclusive for children with mobility issues and feature a merry-go-round and music elements.

The Marysville Getchell High School HiQ team is heading to national for the first time.

The Marysville Getchell High School HiQ team is heading to national for the first time.

Marysville Getchell High School HiQ team wins state competition

The Marysville Getchell High School HiQ team won the state competition and will compete in the national competition for the first time ever.

Students Kendall Leonard, David Lockwood, Dayanara Hernandez and Dante Rieger will compete in the virtual national competition.

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