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Clinton woman wins HUB garden cart | NOTABLE

July 11, 2013 · Updated 2:47 PM

South Whidbey youths huddle around the garden cart comprised of donated items worth more than $800. The cart brought in about $600 for the after-school hangout in Langley. In the first row, from left to right, are Sandra Lund Olsen, Laura Barnett, Antoine La Londe, Diavonte De Grace, Ezra Campbell, Sabastian Shewell and Alec Labadens. Behind them, from left, are Jens Nielson, Frankie Petitclerc, Kevin Ball, HUB board president Bruce Allen, Cameron Hall, Evan Welch, Sean Leisle, Shawn Rushold, Joshua Rushold, Elric Jeffers, Ebey England and HUB Executive Director Hank Hall. / Photo courtesy of The HUB

Stephanie Streitler won more than $800 worth of garden supplies and tools from The HUB’s raffle fundraiser.

The after-school hangout in Langley has risen from the ashes in the past two years. It went from being scrapped and shuttered to reopening on a limited basis. Now it is prepared to run five days per week next school year after successful fundraisers like the cart raffle, a salmon feed in spring and a matching grant by Nancy Nordhoff. More than 600 raffle tickets were sold for the cart, bringing about $600.

The HUB operated three parking lots in Langley during the Choochokam Arts Festival to bring in money for the program.

To volunteer, donate a bag of groceries, or forward a cash gift to The HUB, write to P.O. Box 1324, Langley, WA 98260. To explore volunteer opportunities, contact The HUB manager, Frankie Petitclerc, at 360-221-0969 or email thehub@whidbey.com


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