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Lake Stevens Journal April 13, 2011 PURPLE The Awesome Olsens sold the gratitude journals and allowed purchasers to decorate them. Eleven-year—old Gracie Olsen is one of dozens of kids who are dedicated to fighting cancer. “I wanted to have a team because I thought it would be fun. I can’t wait to stay up all night at Relay for Life,” she said. Jennifer Fortney and her son were manning the Krispy Kreme doughnut booth. Fortney and Demary started par— ticipating in Relay for Life years ago when they were asked to be chaperones for their kids. “My mom is a breast cancer survivor and my sister-in- law just got diagnosed," Fortney explained. These are just two of her family members who have suffered from the disease. “Cancer is a huge thing in my family It’s a cause we can stand by." The day brought in close to $3,000 for Relay for Life Lake Stevens whose goal is to raise over $200,000. Now, the Re- lay committee will continue to encourage teams to keep fundraising and work outthe logistics for the big event on May 14 and 15. “We are 20 percent of the way to our goal at $50,000 on our way to $225,000," Demary said. “The-Entertainment committee is working hard on putting together amaz— ing entertainment. We have several bands coming to play live, the Seattle Cossacks motorcycle stunt and drill team will be doing two awesome shows. We have lots of surprises up our sleeves—the community doesn’t want to miss it. Even if you are not on a team you can come out and see what we are doing, enjoy the music and purchase items for sale to help us fight back.” Having fun while raising awareness is a priority but 3.: I ensuring that the number of people who are diagnosed ' goes down and knowing that those suffering from cancer ,_-, ‘ 1 . will have a greater opportunity to live longer is what Relay for Life is all about. Demary has been making this her , '1 mission. “One in three people will get cancer—that is a fact. We ‘ F I Celebrate our Survivors,” she said. “If you have heard the words ‘You have Cancer’ you are not alone, we relay for you our survivors, we want to honor you, you are a survivor from the very minute the doctors tell you.” “We Remember: We relay.for all of those we have lost," she adds. “We Fight Back so that future gen— erations never have to hear ‘You have cancer.” Relay for Life Lake Stevens will take place at Lake Ste- vens High Schoolon Saturday, May 14 at 10 am. to Sun- day, May 15 at 10 am. For more information or to donate or start a team of your own you can google Relay for Life Lake Stevens. Photo by Pam Stevens ‘ Jennifer Fortney and her son manning1he Krispy Kreme booth. Host, family needed in Lake Stevens JOURNAL STAFF A host family is needed for a foreign exchange student who‘will be attending Lake Stevens High School the 201 1 / 2012 school year. A potential host family can choose from the following students: a girl from Norway who is a mature girl that likes to cock. She enjoys music and plays. the guitar. andlikes, to stay active, or a boy from Belgium who enjoys playing baseball, judo and likes snow sports. He also loves helping his family with the duties of their farm and enjoys living in the country, or a girl from Germany who is active in her 20th nniversary . . Extravaganza! Join the Celebration... April 15th and April 16th - Everything In the store 20% OFF. - Give owoys... every half houri ' ' - Drawings tor tontostlc prizes. - Gourmet tood tastings and ‘ cooking demonstrations. - Jewelry trunk show. - FREE gift wrapping. 20H) Colby Avenue, Everett 425—258—2287 intorI’ljmothesoncom wwwjmulhoson com Hours M—F ids. 5m. iii—5.30 VIKINGS or THE WEEK (Selected by the LSHS Athletic Department) Presentedasasqmmunit se ERICAN DISTRIBUTING co. PROPANE/OIL www.americandistributlng.com 6-375 --52-2 9633 Market Pl #104 425-34-4053 V V school and community. She likes taking long walks, jogging, writing short stories and songs. She loves music and plays clarinet, piano and guitar. Students come with good English skills, their own insur- ance and spending money, and mainly the desire to be a member of an American family. Host families do not need tohave teenagers of their own; young families as well as empty nesters are excellent high , school student hosts this year.“ “ ‘ N “N "W" " For more information about the students and the program, contact Iamin Henderson at 360-661-0552 or j.henderson33@hotmail.com. Correction We accidently ran the incorrect photo of Josh Otusanya in last weeks issue. Below is the correct photo and write up. Josh Otusanya Soccer The staff and students at LSHS are extremely excited for Josh and his family hearing the news about Josh’s s'occer scholarship to Bradley University. Josh's years of hard work and commitment to being the best player he can be is a great example to other players in our program. ' ‘ . at as charse'tsbhamtsrmémbes . . V as gearing, Desalilhereare‘oniya fewspaces . ‘ Jflfllllilll STAFF . Getready for the sixth Annual Greater Lake Stevens > Chamber. of Commerce Showcase Lake Stevens, the i annual business and Community expo. ‘ ‘ Mark your calendar for Saturday, April 23 and join your local businesses and service clubs at Lake' Stevens ‘ High School from 8 am. to 3 pm. g v The day will begin with a pancake breakfast (by donation) at 8 am. to benefit the Lake Stevens Family Center. v The full schedule of events will be set soon. There will be some exciting activities and giveaways throughout the day with several free‘raffles including: an iPod‘ Touch, a Nintendo Wii, a Motorola Xoom Tablet plus many more. - v v ‘ Although this year’s eventwiilbe open for retail sales, the fair is intended to airposethe community tol‘bcal; , ‘ businesses in a funiow‘key annosphere. -' Asia business owner, eyentis a great way 'f troduce iocal consumer-sec yourzbusiness.‘ Beoths are "Tereserve go tor-he Charnber website I thrlakesmvenéchathbenmm or contacrrhefiham; res. . vaunted“. Lake Stevens Little League needs help V JOURNAL STAFF Lake Stevens Little League will be holding a Commu- nity Silent Auction and-Raffle. The raffle and auction will be held at Lake Stevens Community Park on Machias Road on Sat., April 16 from L9 am. to 3:30 pm. All proceeds from the auction will benefit the league which will help with the costs incurred by lower sign-ups and ballfield maintenance. "f WAYNE P. PELLEGRINI . . 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