Garden club donates to local organizations

Front row from left: Sarah Penhalegon, Bob McDaniel, Christine Satterley, Kevin Wynn, Tim McCann, back row from left: Rosalyn Roberts, Kay Peterson, Zach Torres, Bob Bindshadler.

QUILCENE — The Quilcene-Brinnon Garden Club recently donated $3,650 to eight local organizations.

The club used the funds raised from Memorial Day plant sales to support organizations that make communities safer and healthier.

Recipients are:

• $500 in-kind gift for warehouse and trailer maintenance.

• $500 for scholarships, $500 for next year’s graduates.

• Kirsen Community Center, $350 for stove/oven replacement.

• Quilcene Fire Rescue, $500 for CPR manikins and defibrillators for community training.

• $500 for Center Valley Animal Rescue, Sterilization/Sterilization Clinic.

• Brinon Fire Department, $500 for CPR classes.

• Weekend Nutrition Program, $500 for weekend food packets for local school children.

• $300 for landscaping plants at Quilcene Historical Museum, Worthington Park.

The club meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 1:00 pm at the Kilsen Community Center on US Highway 101 294952.

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