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San Juan Historical Society raising funds for Fairgrounds Pioneer Cabin

August 13, 2022 at 3:21 pm

The His­tor­i­cal Soci­ety shares details about the mul­ti-phase reha­bil­i­ta­tion project of the Pio­neer Cab­in locat­ed at the San Juan Coun­ty Fair­grounds. In the ear­ly 1920s, when the San Juan Coun­ty Fair­grounds were being devel­oped, it was pro­posed that a log cab­in be built to com­mem­o­rate the role of ear­ly Euro-Amer­i­­can fam­i­lies in the set­tle­ment of  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juan Island Concours returns on Sunday

August 13, 2022 at 1:27 pm

Rotary Club of the San Juan Islands shares a reminder about tomor­row’s car show and fundrais­er at San Juan Vine­yard. This year’s San Juan Island Con­cours car show is alive and well after a two-year hia­tus, with clas­sic cars and cus­tom vehi­cles on dis­play at San Juan Vine­yard from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on  Con­tin­ue Reading

Mullis Center raising funds for Senior Nutrition Program

August 13, 2022 at 8:56 am

The Mullis Cen­ter sends along news about their pop­u­lar nutri­tion pro­gram. To help respond to the increased need of acces­si­ble nutri­tion for our island’s seniors, the Mullis Cen­ter has launched a cam­paign to raise $5,000 to help with the ever-ris­ing oper­at­ing costs it takes to make its essen­tial Senior Nutri­tion pro­gram work. The increase in the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Hospice of San Juan raising funds for volunteer training

August 12, 2022 at 8:07 pm

Long-time island non­prof­it Hos­pice of San Juan sends along an update about their upcom­ing fundrais­er. Hos­pice of San Juan, which has served San Juan Island res­i­dents with vol­un­teer hos­pice ser­vices since 1985, is embark­ing upon a new wave of fundrais­ing for vol­un­teer train­ing. Vol­un­teers were last trained pri­or to the COVID pan­dem­ic, and in the  Con­tin­ue Reading

Food Bank expansion project starts this week

August 12, 2022 at 12:41 pm

The Food Bank shares an update about upcom­ing improve­ments to their facil­i­ty. The Fri­day Har­bor Food Bank starts their expan­sion and exte­ri­or restora­tion project this week by break­ing ground for the expand­ed store­front. This project will cre­ate more stor­age space, bet­ter cus­tomer ser­vice oppor­tu­ni­ties, as well as pro­vid­ing more pri­va­cy for cus­tomers and more cov­er­age  Con­tin­ue Reading

Prevention Coalition to highlight hope, health and wellness at the County Fair

August 12, 2022 at 10:31 am

SJIPC shares a look at the many ini­tia­tives tak­ing place at their Coun­ty Fair booth this year. The San Juan Island Pre­ven­tion Coali­tion is excit­ed to offer its sig­na­ture event at the San Juan Coun­ty Fair — mak­ing a free healthy mes­sage t‑shirt. This year’s theme — “Grow the Good!” — high­lights the pos­i­tive already hap­pen­ing  Con­tin­ue Reading

Library raising funds for inclusivity initiative

August 11, 2022 at 10:03 am

The San Juan Island Library shares the details of their Coun­ty Fair fundrais­ing project. The SJI Library is devel­op­ing new ways to cel­e­brate a vari­ety of voic­es in our com­mu­ni­ty, and you can help. While you’re enjoy­ing the excit­ing return of the San Juan Coun­ty Fair you’ll have an oppor­tu­ni­ty to sup­port the San Juan  Con­tin­ue Reading

Archipelago Collective’s Chamber Music Festival takes place Sept. 9–11

August 11, 2022 at 8:28 am

Arch­i­pel­ago Col­lec­tive shares news about their return to Fri­day Har­bor this Sep­tem­ber. This Sep­tem­ber marks Arch­i­pel­ago Collective’s eighth anniver­sary per­form­ing exhil­a­rat­ing clas­si­cal cham­ber music on San Juan Island. Our 2022 fes­ti­val week will present four con­certs in a cel­e­bra­tion of cham­ber music both old and very new. Our musi­cians are unpar­al­leled vir­tu­osi who come from across  Con­tin­ue Reading

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