The following is a selection of results from the Whidbey Island Area Fair 4-H events and exhibits.
These girls from the South Whidbey High School volleyball program helped out at the Children of the Nations meal packaging event held Friday and Saturday at the Island Church of Whidbey in Langley.
Tails wagged and paws walked on the fields at the annual Wag ‘n’ Walk event at Greenbank Farm on Sunday, Aug. 24.
Charli-Parker Edwards was born to Jenny Rose Gleason and Jamare Edwards on Monday Aug. 4, 2014. She weighed 8 pounds, 9.5 ounces and was 22 inches long at birth. Her grandparents are Marilynn and John Norby of Langley, Jim Gleason and Lea Paradise of Freeland and Mary Ellen Miller of Antioch, Calif.
Dirlam Johnathon Michael Lee Dirlam, 7 pounds, 8 ounces, was born Aug. 8, 2014. He is the son of Michael Dirlam and Ashley Soderstrom of Langley.
Wilkie Andrew Kolton Wilkie was born to parents Erin and Timothy of Freeland on July 3, 2014, at the Greenbank Birth Center. Andrew’s siblings are Jacob, Isaiah, Elizabeth, Gabrielle, Livia and Elias. Andrew weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces and was 21.5 inches long at the time of birth. Andrew’s maternal grandparents are Laurel Ekorenrud and James Anderson. His paternal grandparents are Mary Ruiz and Paul Wilkie. The family would like to thank friends and family members who have helped them to find a new balance in their family. Midwives Cynthia Jaffe and Jenna Weigner attended the birth.
Crouch Aurielle Faye Crouch was born to parents Karla (Gilbert) Crouch and Michael Crouch of Edmonds on Sunday, June 29, 2014 at 8:25 a.m. at the Swedish Edmonds Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19 inches long at the time of birth. Her grandparents are Liz and Bruce Crouch of Freeland and Sandy and Bill Gilbert of Coupeville.
Results from the Whidbey Island Area Fair 4-H competitions and exhibits.
In what organizers hope will become an annual affair, an event dubbed the Second Street Community Feast will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, in Langley. Bring a potluck dish to feed three, and join with friends and community for dinner in the central plaza, everything else is provided.
Whidbey Island Center for the Arts Foundation Chairman Earl Lasher presented a check to Stacie Burgua, executive director of Whidbey Island Center for the Arts. The check will fund an internship in stage management for the 2014-15 theater season. The grant is the first made by the recently created foundation and was presented in conjunction with the celebration of Paul Schell’s life held at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts on Thursday, Aug. 14.
Freeland resident Karen Leeds won first place in photography at the Coupevile Arts Festival Juried Show with this 16x20 photograph entitled "Net Results."
Whidbey Island Area Fair 4-H exhibitors in foods and nutrition, clothing, needlework, applied arts, photography, gardening, educational displays, public presentations, judging contests, quiz bowl contests, performing artists, home ec, in action
Sue Taves may not be able to turn water into wine; but she can turn stone into water. Taves, who has been sculpting since the early 1990s, has been working with the theme of natural elements in her work for the past several years. Most recently, Taves said, she has been exploring waves, their shapes and volumes, the way the light plays on their surfaces.
Cancer treatment and patients got a bit of aid from a fundraiser at the Useless Bay Golf & Country Club recently.
The Toastmasters club of South Whidbey, known as South Whidbey Sound Off, is officially chartered.
Jeremie Canty and Michelle Forcier of Freeland were married at 11 a.m. Monday, July 28, at Mutiny Bay Beach. Their ceremony can be viewed on YouTube at http://youtu.be/JQkvMTXA8YY.
David and Rose Bryant wish to announce that their son David Bryant will be married to Brittani Reeves on August 18, 2014.
The Rev. Jean Claude Masuka Maleka, a United Methodist missionary with the General Board of Global Ministries in Abidjan, Côte D’Ivoire, will speak at Langley United Methodist Church next week.
Two Whidbey artists took home People's Choice awards for their paintings which were on display at the Whidbey Island Area Fair.
Thousands of people descended on downtown Coupeville last weekend for the 50th annual Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival.