Community Spirit

When the Greeks compete everyone wins.

When the Greeks compete everyone wins.

On the University of Washington campus, those who live in the Greek community can be known to be some of the most competitive students on campus.  Every Greek Chapter supports a charity and annually hosts activities to raise money for their cause.  Often these activities include sport tournaments, dance offs, or team-building activities that other houses vote to become involved in. However, the competition doesn’t just end in the games, it includes fundraising as well.

Since 1986 the Delta Tau Delta fraternity has been hosting Miss Greek which supports their local philanthropy, the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. This organization is comprised of world renowned scientists and researchers who work to prevent, diagnose, and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS, and other life threatening illnesses. Each sorority that chooses to participate nominates one member from their chapter who prepares all year for the event that takes place in April.  Since its beginning in 1986 this annual event has raised over 1.2 million dollars for the cause.

This time of the year the women are in their crucial fundraising stage.

Sleep Country toy drive to help local foster kids

Sleep Country is conducting a toy drive for local foster kids on now through December 12. The holidays should be a happy, bright time of year for everyone, but for 18,000 local foster kids it's a difficult time.

In a effort to make everyone's Christmas a magical one Sleep Country would like to invite you to be a "Secret Santa" and donate a new, unwrapped toy or game to any of Sleep Country's stores. They are asking for any toy from toddler toys all the way up to teen toys.

For more information please visit Sleep Country's website or call 1-888-88-SLEEP. Store hours are Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.   

Longhouse Holiday Native Art Fair

The Longhouse Education and Cultural Center at The Evergreen State College will host its annual two-day holiday art fair December 10th and 11th at the Longhouse on campus. The hours of the fair are Friday, December 10th 11AM – 6PM and Saturday, December 11th 10AM- 5PM. Admission is free. Friday, parking costs $2.00.

The fair will feature over 30 Native artists selling original work in a wide variety of price ranges to appeal to every budget. Artists will be selling jewelry, clothing, textiles, weaving, carvings, games, prints, paintings, cards and more. Frybread and Indian tacos will be available for sale. On Friday, December 10, Lummi singer and songwriter Chenoa Egawa will perform at 2 PM.

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A walk around town...

Robyn wasn't about to let the raindrops scare her away from spending time with her twin granddaughters, Morgan & Riley. She even treated them to a cup of Joe at Tully's in Edmonds...or rather some empty cups to play with! What a great way to spend the day!

Archbishop Murphy wins at home, 45-28

The Archbishop Murphy High School Wildcats faced off against the John F. Kennedy High School Lancers in KOMO 4 News 4 Football Friday game of the week.

The Wildcats jumped out to an early lead against the Lancers and never let it go.  For Archbishop Murphy's second touchdown of the game, QB Austin VanderWel completed a pass to his little brother Hans VanderWel.  That score put them up 12-7.

This was the tenth anniversary for the Archbishop Murphy football program and they celebrated that anniversary with a 45-28 win.

Archbishop Murphy wins at home, 45-28

The Archbishop Murphy High School Wildcats faced off against the John F. Kennedy High School Lancers in KOMO 4 News 4 Football Friday game of the week.

The Wildcats jumped out to an early lead against the Lancers and never let it go.  For Archbishop Murphy's second touchdown of the game, QB Austin VanderWel completed a pass to his little brother Hans VanderWel.  That score put them up 12-7.

This was the tenth anniversary for the Archbishop Murphy football program and they celebrated that anniversary with a 45-28 win.

Archbishop Murphy wins at home, 45-28

The Archbishop Murphy High School Wildcats faced off against the John F. Kennedy High School Lancers in KOMO 4 News 4 Football Friday game of the week.

The Wildcats jumped out to an early lead against the Lancers and never let it go.  For Archbishop Murphy's second touchdown of the game, QB Austin VanderWel completed a pass to his little brother Hans VanderWel.  That score put them up 12-7.

This was the tenth anniversary for the Archbishop Murphy football program and they celebrated that anniversary with a 45-28 win.