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philanthropy

Longstanding Tradition of Charitable Giving Sustains the Local Communities

Our nation is facing many challenges and our collective dialogue to discussing these issues is, at times, divisive. But, statistics show that as a culture, we share a strong core value of charitable giving. As a nation, we privately donate twice as much … read more

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Fair Trade for the Holidays

Buying Fair Trade for the Holidays

So you want to buy ethically this holiday season, but you’re not sure how? Chapel Hill Presbyterian Church has you covered. On Nov. 18 and 19, the Gig Harbor church is hosting its annual Festival of Hope, a community-wide event dedicated to selling … read more

Bainbridge Symphony Orchestra

Serving the Community Through Music-Making

Going into college, Dick Heine had to make a choice between music and engineering. A band and orchestra brass musician since fifth grade, he’d played throughout high school and even spent four summers at music camp. Engineering, nonetheless, won — so Heine kept … read more

Olalla Mission-Style Home
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Olalla Mission-Style Home gets Modernized

In 2006, the couple knew they needed a life change to a place where summertime enjoyment out of doors in the evening was possible. Visiting friends in Gig Harbor, they discovered a climate and community that attracted them, and eventually started making an … read more

Farm Tour and Fiber Arts Fest

Farm Tour and Fiber Arts Fest a Key Pen Destination

Every first weekend in October, the Key Peninsula is the place to be if you like to hang around a bucolic place away from the city buzz. The Key Peninsula Farm Tour and the Fiber Arts Festival are two longtime events that have … read more

The Great Peninsula Cider Festival 2017

The Great Peninsula Cider Festival

Now in its fourth year, the Great Peninsula Cider Festival is one of the largest cider-themed events in the Pacific Northwest. Nearly three dozen regional cidermakers will share almost a hundred hard cider varieties at this year’s festival on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 … read more

"Springtime" by Jane Henson
Spotlight

Open Studio Tour

Self-taught artist Jane Henson is a Seattle native who has lived creatively her entire life. Drawing and painting are fairly new to her repertoire. In 2014, on her 60th birthday, she stopped telling herself she couldn’t draw, bought paper and pencils and began … read more

Three-year-old plant
Spotlight on Independent Nurseries

Raft Island Roses in Gig Harbor

What started out as one man’s hobby has grown into a nursery with a reputation for quality plants with reasonable prices. Raft Island Roses had its beginning in 1997 when Frank Gatto, originally from Burien, retired from his first career and began selling … read more

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