By Judy Woods
Ann Marie Bunch, a young and very enthusiastic citizen of Sultan, is starting a movement to honor and remember the citizens of the valley who are going to serve or are now serving in the military.
She does not ever want anyone who is serving to ever feel that their sacrifice of service is unimportant to this community.
So she is working very hard to provide a “Wall Of Honor” for those persons are serving now, or will be serving. She is also developing a “welcome home” so that any returning service member will never feel unappreciated, unimportant or unwelcome when they return to this valley for whatever the reason, be it leave or end-of -service.
Ann Marie is a member of the V.F.W., having served in the Air Force. She has presented this movement to the County Commander and District Commander of the V.F.W. and they would like to expand this idea throughout Snohomish County from town to town beginning with Sultan.
For further information email Ann at email@example.com
It has been confirmed that Kid’s Café will be open and serving lunches at both Gold Bar Elementary and Sultan Elementary starting on June 18 five days a week through Aug. 20. Lunch will be served at Gold Bar from 11:30 to noon, and then there will be age-appropriate activity until 12:30.
Lunch is served at Sultan Elementary from 12:30 until 1 p.m., with age-appropriate activities for the half-hour following. Kids from 1-18 years old will be served and they do not have to belong to the school district to get lunch.
The Kids Café will be closed on July 4. Help is needed to serve lunch at both schools. Contact the V.O.A. at (360) 793-2400 for any further information, or to offer to help serve.
On May 26th at 10:00 A.M., American Legion Post 58 will be conducting their annual Memorial Day Services at at the IOOF Cemetery located at 21714, Old Owen Road in Monroe. Bryan Hunt, who is a retired Coast Guard Warrant Officer, will be the guest speaker. There will be a bugler, and the ROTC Honor Guard from Snohomish High School. This is a very impressive service, and one that you won’t forget for a while, come rain or shine.
Speaking of “impressive,” the Letter Carrier Food Drive brought 4,500 pounds of food to the Sultan food Bank. That all came from the valley, is that wonderful or what? Jen wanted to thank every one.
Speaking of food drives, the Red Apple here in Sultan lets the Sultan Sky Valley Lions Club collect money and food donations every third Saturday from 10 A.M. until 3:30 P.M. We all know that money is tight and groceries are expensive but everyone still wants to give. Thank you to to every one. What a great community we live in!
The Senior Center is asking for a volunteer to help cook on Thursday. Marlene has been having to work three days a week on her old sore knees to help keep things going and she and Ole are getting tired
Please don’t forget the Book and Bake sale on Saturday., May 31, 8 A.M. through 5 P.M. Proceeds from that sale go to scholarships and other school projects and requests. The library really has some fantastic programs coming this summer for the kids. I can hardly wait!
The cleaning of all of the city flower beds is progressing, maybe not as fast as we would like but it is progressing. If you would like to help out with time, flowers or money to buy more flowers, you can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.