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2013 Vintage Aircraft Weekend at Paine Field

Historic Flight Foundation is pleased to host the Sixth Annual Vintage Aircraft Weekend, August 30 – September 1st, 2013.

Historic Flight Foundation is pleased to host the Sixth Annual Vintage Aircraft Weekend, August 30 – September 1st, 2013. Together with our Paine Field Partners and the Snohomish County Tourism Promotion Area, “VAW” has become a signature event for families. Join us for food, fun, flying, music, history, inspiration and excitement.

Visiting pilots and aircraft may number 65, all stellar examples of aviation during the three decades between Charles Lindbergh’s solo crossing of the Atlantic in 1927 and commercialized Boeing jet service of the same route in 1957.

EZ Rocks Skate for a Cure

The first annual "EZ Rocks Skate for a Cure" will be held on September 21, 2013 at Bellevue Skate Park. This is a competitive skateboarding event established to raise awareness about ALD and raise funds for newborn screening programs for the early detection of rare childhood disease.

The late Ethan Zakes and his family lived in Mill Creek for several years and were active members of the community.

Skateboarding was Ethan's true passion. He would practice every chance he got, watch videos, read magazines and talk for hours with others about skating. Skater clothes and shoes were a staple of his wardrobe that became more eclectic as the years went by.

"Understanding the Acid/Alkaline Balance – Three Ways to Balance Your pH," by Kate Towell

Understanding how to create the proper acid/alkaline balance in your body will increase your energy, boost your immunity and create a solid foundation to lasting wellness.

The standard American diet is full of acid forming foods and acid leads to inflammation. Most modern imbalances are inflammatory in nature including obesity, diabetes, cancer, arthritis, chronic allergies and a weakened immune system.

Understanding how to create the proper acid/alkaline balance in your body will increase your energy, boost your immunity and create a solid foundation to lasting wellness.

2013-2014 Mill Creek Women’s Club News and Events

The Mill Creek Women's Club is a wonderful group supporting local women and children while providing networking opportunities for the members. The 2013-2014 program is full of interesting events.

What if you could give a hand-up, not a hand-out, to women and children in your own community needing some support finding their way down the road to self-sufficiency?

What if you could feel really good about doing your part to make a change AND meeting fun, interesting new friends while sharing an appetizing lunch in a beautiful venue, the Mill Creek Country Club?

Forever Home Cat of the Week - Marcus

Marcus trusts and loves people. He loves all the attention he is receiving in his foster home. He is friendly and is happy to be warm and safe. This boy cat of the week loves lots of attention and any lap that is available.

A broken jaw may have saved his life…


Marcus has had a rough life. Evidently left behind when someone moved, he lived at a local business, along with a colony of cats that were fed by the office manager.

When the manager retired, a rescuer took over the colony care and noticed that Marcus’ jaw was injured. He had been hit by a car and was in pain. The rescuer rushed him to the vet where his jaw has been repaired.

While in recovery, the foster realized this cat is not feral or even semi-feral; he is SO happy to be inside.

Left Coast/Right Coast: How we celebrate a life and its passing.

A friend of mine passed away a few days ago. He was not a close personal friend – but someone with whom I had fairly regular dealings. I got to thinking about how we mourn. We all mourn in our own private ways.

A friend of mine passed away a few days ago. He was not a close personal friend – but someone with whom I had fairly regular dealings. It does not matter, he went at a too young age.

I got to thinking about how we mourn. We all mourn in our own private ways. Some of us can’t face this prospect (which faces us all) and don’t deal with it directly. Others jump in with both feet – offering help/support to friends and family. I like to think about two of my favorite writers/comedians, who have each produced what I consider an important work on this subject.

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