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Mercer Island’s Senior Social program is one of a kind

  • Sep 7, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 2:13PM

On Tuesdays, Thursdays and now, Wednesdays, a group of friends meet up at the Mercer Island Community and Event Center for chitchat over coffee, a bit of gaming and exercising and a lot of joking and laughing.


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Two Mercer Islanders celebrate 100th birthdays

  • Sep 27, 2016 at 12:00AM updated at 2:49PM

After celebrating his 98th and 99th birthdays in style at Covenant Shores, Islander Bert Pound has been anticipating his centennial celebration for a while. But this year, he's sharing festivities with another resident, Lois Lawson, who happens to have the exact same birthday.

Mercer Island’s Arts Council gears up for new projects, seeks more members

  • Sep 27, 2016 at 2:00PM

Among the many volunteer opportunities on Mercer Island are board positions on city commissions. There are currently two vacancies on the Community Services Board, one open position in the Open Space Conservancy Trust and two seats on the Arts Council.


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