By DEE HITCH
Beginning last Wednesday, Jan. 5, Tully’s Coffee, in partnership with World Vision, launched a new coffee called “World Vision Tsunami Response Blend” to help raise $1 million for the organization’s tsunami relief efforts. World Vision is a Christian relief and development organization dedicated to helping children and their communities worldwide.
You know those women atop horses you usually see dancing around at parades or galloping with flags at rodeos, but they always seem to be from someplace else? Well, now King County has its very own mounted drill team called Cowgirl Spirit.
“This morning when I looked out in our yard, I saw a hawk tearing apart a bird. There were bird feathers everywhere. That hawk was quite something to watch. We decided after looking carefully at our bird book, it must be a Sharp-shinned hawk.”
Patrick McSherry Fergusson, son of Patrice McSherry and Bruce Fergusson and Cristina Carpenter, daughter of John and Sue Carpenter, were honored at a recent Rotary luncheon as “Islanders of the Month.” The Mercer Island High School students were honored for the month of January.
Get into those closets and dust off once-worn prom dresses and bridal gowns. The month of February, the National Charity League, Evergreen Chapter, is hosting a dress drive for Cinderella’s Trunk. Dresses, tuxedos, purses and other accessories, will be given to party-goers in need. Drop off dresses at Four Seasons’ Dry Cleaners, 3051 78th Ave. S.E., Corry’s CO2 Dry Cleaners, 3006 78th Ave. S.E., or the Mercer Island High School counseling office. For pick-up service, call Cynthia at 236-1071.