HUB pushes garden cart for six-day-a-week funding

RECORD STAFF The HUB is going green for money this spring.


The HUB is going green for money this spring.

Raffle sales for a cart loaded with home and garden supplies will fund activities and service at the youth after-school hangout in Langley. Tickets may be purchased for $5 at the Goose and Bayview Farmers Market on May 25 through June 1 and at The HUB, located in the basement of Langley First United Methodist Church. A drawing will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 5.

Items include: Four-wheel dump garden cart, bird feeders, bird seed, 50-foot garden and 30-foot compact hoses, three-piece hose accessory package, ornamental yard art, solar-powered garden lights, vegetable and flower seeds, four plants, two pairs of garden gloves, garden sprayer, watering can, $50 gift certificate to Double R Rentals, deck and patio cleaner, 12 garden tools, garden tool bag and shop towels and weed inhibiting ground cloth.

Ace Hardware, Bayview Farm & Garden, SEBO’s Do-It Center, Frontier Building Supply, Skagit Farmer’s Country Store, Jim’s Hardware, Double R Rentals, Wild Birds Unlimited and Cultus Bay Nursery donated more than $800 worth of items for the cart. The Goose, Bayview Farmers Market and Sound Business Center of Freeland also aided the fundraiser.

The HUB has hopes to operate five days a week next school year. According to a release from the HUB, it has served more than 6,000 youths with a cooked meal and a stimulating, safe, supervised, relaxed and social atmosphere.

For more information on volunteering or donating to the HUB, call Frankie Petitclerc at 360-221-0969. To purchase or sell raffle tickets, call Hank Hall at 425-238-3229.