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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR | Ryan’s House For Youth offers thanks

To the editor:

Ryan’s House For Youth would like to thank all who attended our Big Red Event Auction.

Approximately $9,000 was raised to help run the day-to-day costs associated with supporting our homeless youths.

A big thank you to all of our dedicated volunteers who made the night such a beautiful event: Maureen Geittmann, Ron St. George, Kim Winjum, Jim Freeman, Mary Jane Lungren, Becky and Marcus Mooring, Mitch and Roberta Pierre, Julia Bishop, Paulette Kragness, Ray Green, Angi Roberts, Debbie Torget, Erin Knecht, Julie and Heidi Beck, Ginny Nelson, Deann Whipple, Leann Lang, Erick Martinez, Anna and Keith Cavender, Stephanie Hanes, SW Fire/EMS, Hank Hall, Becky Lougheed, Tana Walker, Tami Baublitz, Gerry Barrat, Carole Tyson, Jim and Melisa Cantrell, Mary Grace, Joanne Sankey, Elizabeth Reyes, Chad Saxton, Josh Bishop, Brian Campbell, Scott Campbell, Chris Reily, Christian Justus, Ben Neirson and Cameron Toney.

And a thank you to all of the businesses from Clinton to Oak Harbor that made the event possible: A Special Touch Grooming, Above See Level, Albertsons, Angelos Café, Basil Café, Bayview Embroidery & Print, Bayview Farm and Garden, Best Friends Veterinary Clinic, Bliss, The Boatyard Inn, Café Langley, Callahan’s Glassworks, Candlewood Suites, Captain Whidbey Inn, Christian Life Center, Coach’s Pizzeria, Collections Boutique, Comforts of Whidbey, Corey Oil and Propane, Whidbey Crafters Co-Op, Jackie Beechner-Scallan/Creative Memories, Critters and CO, Michael Dana, David and Joan Demorest, Desert Tan, Randy Emmons, Far from Normal, Four Paws Only, Freeland Imaging, Freeland Café, Good Cheer, Goosefoot, Gordon’s on Blueberry Hill, Greenbank Farm, Greenbank Store and Grille, Half-link Bicycle Shop, In the Country, Indulge Salon, Island Café, Jacob Bloom, Jensen Flooring, Joe’s Music, Just Because, JW Desserts, Langley Salon and Spa, John Long, Lauri Hett, Les Schwab/Clinton, Lind’s Pharmacy, Lind’s Jewelry, Lotus Tea Bar, Lynn Hays and Nancy Nordhoff, Matt’s Auto Haven, Michael-Johns Trading Post, Midway Café, Miss M’s Wax Bar, Moonraker Books, Mr. Music, Music for the Eyes, My Sister’s Closet, Nail Masters and Spa, Neil’s Clover Patch, Paint Your World, Pioneer Automotive, Pita Pit, Plates with a Purpose, Popsies, Prima Bistro, PS Suisse Bakery, Helen-Price Johnson, RadioShack, RavenRock Gallery, Rich’s, Roberta’s, Rumors Salon, Rusty Chandelier, Sandra Jean Wainwright, Saratoga Dental, Sassy Siren, Schouten Gallery, Spoiled Dog Winery, Star Store, Studio A Salon, South Whidbey Commons, South Whidbey Record, Sweet Mona’s, Sweet Rice, The Anchorage Inn, The Bay Leaf, The Clyde Theater, The Cottage, The Handsome Framer, The Heron, The Hummingbird Farm and Garden, The Inn At Langley, The Noble Horse, The Paint Escape, Thrive, Unexpected Productions, Useless Bay Golf and Country Club, Village Pizzeria, Wander on Whidbey, Wayward Sons, Webbs Department Store, Whidbey Cupcakes, Whidbey Getaways, Whidbey Party Girls, Whidbey Pies, Whidbey Playhouse, Whidbey Tropics, Woamule Farms, WICA, Wild Magnolia, Windjammer Gallery, Winfield Designs,

If we have missed anyone, please accept our apology.

We are so thankful to have the support of the whole island as we serve the homeless youths living on their own and attending school.


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