Northwest NEWS

December 13, 1999

Local News

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Grange helps homeless stay warm

Grange members

(Left to right) Grange members John and Helen McMahon and Evelyn Kammerer delivered the sleeping bags, mitts, and hats to the Northshore Multipurpose Center.

   Three days before Thanksgiving, Sammamish Valley Grange delivered 17 sleeping bags, mitts, and hats to the Northshore Multipurpose Center to be distributed to the homeless. This is the second year has undertaken this project and plans to continue after the first of the year. At that time, volunteers are needed to cut material and sew or tie. The Grange ladies provide lunch for the workers. Look for dates on the Grange reader board.

Local company presents Northwest Harvest with check

check presented

   Eric Bensussen (left) and Jay Deutsch (right) of Bensussen Deutsch & Associates present a check for $13,112 to Roberta Gunn of Northwest Harvest. During the Woodinville company's office expansion earlier this year, the 300 employees helped the Retail Division walk the contents of their offices 1/4 mile to the new location. Pledges were collected for the walk and then recently turned over to Northwest Harvest.