Area community groups receive funds from car show February 17, 2013

Representatives of the area community groups who received funds from the Port Gardner Vintage Auto Club this year. From left, Chelsea Monroe of Cocoon House, Marysville Community Food Bank Director Dell Deierling, Port Gardner Vintage Auto Club President Genelle Ackley, Burned Children Recovery Foundation CEO Michael T. Mathis, Marysville-Pilchuck High School technical and shop advisor Chuck Nichols, Amy Furguson of the Animal Rescue Foundation, Everett Boys & Girls Club Director Patrick Doyle, Sue Keezer of the Arlington Community Food Bank, and Arlington Boys & Girls Club Director Bill Kinney. - Courtesy photo.

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Representatives of the area community groups who received funds from the Port Gardner Vintage Auto Club this year. From left, Chelsea Monroe of Cocoon House, Marysville Community Food Bank Director Dell Deierling, Port Gardner Vintage Auto Club President Genelle Ackley, Burned Children Recovery Foundation CEO Michael T. Mathis, Marysville-Pilchuck High School technical and shop advisor Chuck Nichols, Amy Furguson of the Animal Rescue Foundation, Everett Boys & Girls Club Director Patrick Doyle, Sue Keezer of the Arlington Community Food Bank, and Arlington Boys & Girls Club Director Bill Kinney.

 

By KIRK BOXLEITNER 
Arlington Times Reporter 
FEBRUARY 17, 2013 · 8:56 PM

 

EVERETT — The Port Gardner Vintage Auto Club recently presented nearly $10,000 in funds to representatives of various area community groups, as proceeds from the ninth annual Arlington Drag Strip Reunion and Car Show last year, and the club is already gearing up for the 10th annual reunion and car show this year.

 

Among those groups whose representatives received charity donations, on Feb. 12 in the Everett Firefighters Association Hall, were the Boys & Girls Clubs of Arlington and North Everett, the Arlington and Marysville community food banks, the Burned Children Recovery Foundation, Cocoon House, the Everett Firefighters Association, the Animal Rescue Foundation and selected graduates of the Marysville-Pilchuck High School Automotive Program, the latter of whom received tool scholarships.....Read the complete article here

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Classic car enthusiasts pitch in for Marysville, Arlington community...

The recipients of the Arlington Drag Strip Reunion and Car Show

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The recipients of the Arlington Drag Strip Reunion and Car Show's proceeds for 2010, presented by the Port Gardner Vintage Auto Club. Back row, from left, Karen Stalberger and Amy Ferguson with the Animal Rescue Foundation, Burned Children Recovery Foundation Director Michael Mathis, North Everett Boys & Girls Club Director Jeremy Oshie, Marysville-Pilchuck High School Automotive Career Program instructor Chuck Nichols, Dennis Somerville representing Everett firefighters and Arlington Boys & Girls Club Director Bill Kinney. Front row, from left, Greta Schreurs with Petco and the Animal Rescue Foundation, Marysville Community Food Bank Director Dell Deierling, Arlington Food Bank President Sharon Moon and Heidi Scott representing Cocoon House of Snohomish County.

 

By KIRK BOXLEITNER 
Arlington Times Reporter 
FEBRUARY 15, 2011 · 4:34 PM

 

EVERETT — Area auto enthusiasts continued a tradition of support for groups which work to benefit the Marysville and Arlington communities in turn.

 

The Port Gardner Vintage Auto Club serves as one of the co-hosts of the annual Arlington Drag Strip Reunion and Car Show, along with the Arlington Boys & Girls Club. Arlington Boys & Girls Club Director Bill Kinney started the Drag Strip Reunion in 2003 and invited the Port Gardner Vintage Auto Club to take part in the car show in 2008.

 

The proceeds from last September's car show yielded nearly $12,000, of which about $6,000 went to the Arlington Boys & Girls Club and the remaining $6,000 was divvied up among a number of local organizations dedicated to helping children, families or animals in need....Read complete article here

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