Domestic Violence Services (DVS) of Snohomish County

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As you may have heard, I serve on the Board of Directors for the . They are great partners who have done some pretty amazing work helping families in this area who are in difficult situations. During the past 8 weeks, the Mukilteo Beacon, in partnership with their papers in Mill Creek and Edmonds, ran a series of articles about domestic violence that was one of the best I’ve read in years. If you have not already had a chance to read the series, please consider finding the time as this is an important topic that affects many people in our region – even here in “sleepy” Mukilteo. You may find some information in the series that could assist someone you know.

I am passing the information below along to simply let everyone know that DVS is the recipient of a fund raising campaign running this Sunday at the Taco Time locations listed below. If you’d like to help out victims of domestic violence, here is an opportunity.

Thanks!

Rex

Rex D. Caldwell, Chief of Police
Mukilteo Police Department
10500 47th Place West
Mukilteo, WA 98275
425-263-8100
http://www.ci.mukilteo.wa.us

Aviation Day Parking – Saturday May 16th

aviation day

Our first parking event with Historic Flight Foundation is coming up on Saturday, May 16th.  Mukilteo Kiwanis provides parking direction at this event.  In return we receive an in-kind donation of $500 from HHF.

We are looking for volunteers to help.  There will be two shifts.

Morning –  10am – 2pm (Will need 7 volunteers)
Afternoon – 2pm-6pm (Will need 6 volunteers)

Since there is limited parking due to Boeing Construction parking, we will need to man two Paine Field Airport Shuttles. We will  use of two airport buses for the full day and use them to shuttle folks from the lower parking lot starting in the morning. Once the lot is full we would extend our route to ElectroImpact. (across the street)  We will need 2 volunteer shuttle drivers each shift. Paine Field requires we take a one hour training class before the event. (Date still to be determined)

If you would like to volunteer as a parking guide or shuttle driver please let me know.

Thanx, Gary Webster
gawebster@earthlink.net
425 530-6474

Speedway Clean-up – April 11th

Our Club will participate with Key Clubs  to clean up the Mukilteo Speedway Saturday for  Kiwanis One Day April 11th (a change from previous date). We meet at 10am between the QFC and Jack In Box parking lots for orientation, safety gear and divide up into teams, depending on the number of participants  Its always a fun project for both very new members, their significant others, regular club members, friends, neighbors etc.

This project  will enhance the appearance of Speedway, build team spirit and helps us to qualify for continuation of DOT signage posted near bus stop across from Walgreens on Speedway.

Organizations/Activities Supported by Kiwanis Club of Mukilteo

• Kiwanis Project Eliminate
• Kiwanis Children’s Cancer Project through Children’s Hospital
• Cocoon House
• Mukilteo Boys & Girls Club
• Camp Killoqua
• Mukilteo YMCA Healthy Kids Day
• Run With The Cops – WA Special Olympics
• Mukilteo Relay for Life – American  Cancer Society
• Clothes For Kids
• Packs For Kids
• National Night Out
• Mukilteo Speedway Clean-up
• Mukilteo Community Garden Clean-up
• Mukilteo Food Bank
• Snohomish County Christmas House
• Dictionaries for all 3rd Graders, Mukilteo School District

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Cocoon House Schedule

logo2015 Cocoon House Schedule

Established in 1991, Cocoon House has been Snohomish County’s only resource exclusively serving homeless and at-risk youth ages 12-24. Established in the believe that every child deserves a home and the opportunity to achieve his or her fullest potential. Cocoon House provides youth housing and other critical community -based services to caregivers, families and the community.

The Mukilteo Kiwanis provides a dinner to Cocoon House once a month.  If you are interested in being a Lead Chief, volunteering to help or making a monetary or food donation, please contact Pam Taylor at skidget222@msn.com

Below is a schedule of our upcoming dinners.

  • April 12th – Opening for Lead Chief
  • May 3rd – Matt
  • June 14th – Tim & Pam
  • July 12th – Daphne & Beth
  • August 9th – Opening for Lead Chief
  • September 13th – Salmon Bake
  • October 11th – Matt
  • November 8th – Daphne & Beth
  • December 13th – Christmas Party ~ Tim & Pam

What does it take to be a lead chef?

1) Agree to lead team 3 or 4 times a year (quarterly) Or if a person only wanted to do it once that’s OK too.
2) Plan a menu
3) Bring menu to meeting as a sign up
4) Arrive at Cocoon House 30 minutes to 1 hour before meal time which is 5 o’clock
5) Serve the kids, join them for dinner, visit/inter act with kids.
we are usually finished by 6pm the kids have KP so they clean up the kitchen.