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Local U.S. Marines celebrate Leatherneck Honor Guard

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Six Puget Sound Marine veterans will be honored for 28 years of exemplary volunteer service at the annual barbecue sponsored jointly by the Marine Corps League Detachment #336 Puget Sound and the Chosin Few. The event takes place Sunday, Aug. 17 at 11 a.m., at VFW Post 2995, located at 4330 148th Ave. NE, Redmond, WA 98052.

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Rotary Skateboard Challenge winners

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Fifteen-year-old Joel Cendejas of Des Moines skated off with top honors in the 11th annual Rotary Skateboard Challenge competition held Aug. 2 in Woodinville.

Cendejas won the Best Trick Contest with his “switch heel flip” maneuver at the Rotary Community Park skate course and finished second in his age division. He walked off with the Woodinville Rotary Club’s prize of $250 plus recognition in the Ethan Zakes “EZ Rocks Tricks” competition.

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Root Connection award

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Against a backdrop of crops, greenhouses, and open vistas, U.S. Rep. Suzan DelBene presented a Congressional Record honoring organic farmer Claire Thomas, who founded and still operates the Root Connection farm in the Sammamish Valley between Woodinville and Redmond. The Congressional Record honors Thomas for establishing the first community supported agriculture (CSA) farm in Washington. It also cites Thomas’s innovative projects on behalf of farmland preservation and productivity, and her non-profit that coordinates with other local farms to deliver surplus crops to food banks.

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Prince Ugly

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Evergreen Family Theatre is pleased to present their Second Stage Youth cast in “Prince Ugly” — opening Aug. 15 for two performances.

Prince William Xavier Hopkirk the Third is under an evil curse. He is the ugliest child in the entire kingdom, so ugly that children run from his face. There is only one way he can break the spell: he must make one true friend. Only it’s not so easy to make a real friend when children run from you — or if they don’t it’s only because the King has offered a reward to anyone who will be his friend.

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Muslims share Eid al-Fitr gifts with neighbors

  • Written by Briana Gerdeman

Muslim families in the Northshore area delivered gifts and cards to their neighbors last week to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, the three-day holiday that marks the end of the month-long fast of Ramadan. Jeremy and Ida Mseitif of Bothell were among them, delivering homemade cookies to their neighbors, as they’ve done for the past few years.

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