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ANSWER THE CALL

2015

A supplement to the Bainbridge Island Review


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Bainbridge Island Ambulance Association

Bainbridge Ambulance Association Proudly serving Island the community of Bainbridge since 1945 Proudly servingIsland the community of Bainbridge Island since 1945 Board Members

Greg Keyes - President William Biscomb - Board Member

Administration Rena Beyke, Executive Administrator Greg Walsh, Assistant Administrator

EMS Response Members Photo by Joel Sackett

■ 24-hour EMS Transportation tranSPort SerVICeS SerVICeS Emergencies • interfacility transfers • dischargesotHer • scheduled service

Ongoing Training for EMS Personnel Hospital Discharges ■ Community service EMS training • community health screening and prevention • youthof mentorship • special event coverage & Training New Volunteers Transports Medically Emergency necessary services provided without regard to ability to pay.

M’Lee Barlow, Andrew Cox, Rachel Dodson, Peter Gibson, Julie & Dan Harris, Eddie Henderson, Beth Hill, Tyler Horner, Scott Isenman, Bryce Keyes, Kathleen Lander, Joshua Lee, Katherine Linrothe, Ann Martin, Megan Martin,

Janice Pyke - Board Member Larry Whyte - Board Member Jeremiah Ballou - Board Member

Bookkeeper - Sally Nelson Fleet Service - Thom Ritter

Nick Navarro, Kyle Nelson, Gary Nolta, June Parker, Lindsay Reese, Karen Robinson, Brenda Ruddick, Joshua Scott, Ernie Tao, Drew Toomey, Holly van Schaick, Daniel Visser, Aislinn Williams

Upgrade Equipment & Training Supplies from Clinic, Fire Dept, BIAA isoraCare nonprofit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt public benefit corporation, and appreciative beneficiary of One Call For All. Thank you! Reduced-Fee Applications Center to appropriate hospitals Show & Tell at Local Schools

70 Years of Service. We’re There Because We Care.

For More InForMatIon, ContaCt: rena Beyke, Manager (206) 842-2676 or Greg Keyes, President (206) 842-3222

Kitsap Humane Society: Progressive Programs, Outstanding Results. Like theYou animals we save, KHS has undergone remarkable change for the better — transforming itself Thank forwhose Yourlives Support through One aCall for All into one of the nation’s more progressive animal shelters — with an outstanding 95% animal “save” rate.

65 Years of Service. We’re There Because We Care.

Help us to save even more lives this year! In 2014, Kitsap Humane Society:

Found Homes for 5,000+ Animals

Adopted Out 1,000 More Animals Than the Year Before

Saved Over 95% of Rescued 1,200+ the Animals Entering At-Risk Animals the Shelter – Exceeding From Other Shelters National Standards

Performed 4,684 Spay/Neuter Surgeries

Thank you for supporting Kitsap Humane Society, and the animals, by donating through One Call for All! www.kitsap-humane.org


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Red Envelopes have arrived

There were simple pledge cards in the early years. By Brian Kelly

Volunteers went door to door to support the Bainbridge Foundation and its “One Call for All.” They asked their fellow islanders to take a pledge card, check a box for a weekly, monthly or quarterly donation, and put a mark next to the charity of their choice. There weren’t many charities to support in the first years of the once-a-year collection effort, Bainbridge’s grassroots drive for funds for local and national health and welfare organizations. Boxes on the pledge cards for donors to check simply offered choices such as “cancer,” “the blind,” “polio” and “muscular dystrophy.” There were a few Bainbridge choices, however, such as Bainbridge Ambulance and the Bainbridge Library maintenance

fund, and familiar organizations including the Red Cross, Boy Scouts and Camp Fire Girls. Right from the start, though, islanders showed their compassion and generosity. A total of $15,250 was raised that first year, in 1960, and the amount of donations grew with each passing campaign. Gone are the days of a volunteer’s knock at the door. Instead, One Call for All arrives each October with the nowfamiliar red envelope in local mailboxes. Along with growing needs, and more places where islanders can lend a hand — One Call for All now directs funds to 103 local nonprofits — the Red Envelope campaign has made a meaningful impact for many in the Bainbridge community. One Call for All has distributed more than $10 million to nonprofit organizations during the past 10 years. Where the money goes each year, of course, is decided by those who give. One hundred percent of the donations received by One Call for All goes to the recipients selected by the givers. No operating costs for One Call for All come

from donations, unless specifically noted by the donor. Choices run the gamut, from: • Youth services and organizations (including Kiwanis, the Boys & Girls Club, youth scholarships, local sports clubs and more); • Health and human services providers (including nonprofits such as the Bainbridge Island Special Needs Foundation, Helpline House, Hope House and Island Volunteer Caregivers and others); • Environment and recreation (Bainbridge Island Land Trust, Bainbridge Island Parks Foundation, West Sound Wildlife Shelter and more); • Arts and humanities (cultural institutions such as the Bainbridge Island Historical Museum, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, as well as vital community mainstays such as Bainbridge Performing Arts, Ovation! Performing Arts Northwest and Island Theatre); • Off-Island organizations (the list includes Kitsap Humane Society, Meals on Wheels Kitsap, and United Way of King County); and

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• Community outreach and enrichment groups, emergency services and nonprofits focused on schools and early childhood education. A full list of Red Envelope nonprofits can be found on One Call for All’s website, located at onecallforall.org. (Donors can also visit the website to make a direct, tax-deductible contribution with a credit card.) The annual Red Envelope drive, Bainbridge’s largest philanthropy campaign on the island, runs through Dec. 31.


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2015-2016 List of Nonprofit Organizations ABC Conservation/Education Foundation

The ABC Conservation/Education Foundation encourages and supports public education on the protection and preservation of the environment and natural resources of Bainbridge Island and its surrounding areas.

Arms Around Bainbridge

Arms Around Bainbridge provides support to members of our Island Community facing overwhelming financial and emotional burdens associated with serious illness through direct person-to-person support and interaction with our beneficiaries.

Arts & Humanities Bainbridge

(Formerly Bainbridge Island Arts & Humanties Council) AHB supports Bainbridge Island artists and cultural groups, provides arts residencies in the schools for more than 2,000 children, and nurtures collaboration and arts advocacy among a multitude of Island organizations.

Bainbridge Arts & Crafts

Bainbridge Cooperative Nursery Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, a nonprofit School art gallery and education center founded in 1948, exhibits and sells the art of local and regional artists, supports art education in the schools and provides art education to the wider community.

BCNS, established in 1963, has provided quality preschool education for three generations. Donations are used to supplement a scholarship fund for families in need of tuition assistance.

Bainbridge Chorale

Bainbridge Island 4H Club

The Bainbridge Chorale presents professionally performed choral music and hosts public participation events for the community. The chorale also serves children in grades 1-8 through our Young Singers Program and the Olympic Girls’ Choir.

Bainbridge Community Piano Association

Bainbridge Community Piano Association owns and maintains the Yamaha C6 grand piano in Huney Hall at Waterfront Park Community Center. It sponsors community student recitals and presents eight professional concerts of jazz and classical music in the concert series First Sundays Concerts.

Building Bridges of Friendship for Over 25 Years

100% of donations & profits on sales of Cafe´ Oro fund: - Scholarships - Student Programs - School Libraries - Health Projects - Special Needs - And Much More! Learn More. Get Involved. Visit bainbridgeometepe.org.

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4-Hs’s slogan is to learn by doing: “I pledge my Head to clear thinking, my Heart to greater loyalty, my Hands to larger service and my Health to better living for my club, my community, my country and my world.”

Bainbridge Island Ambulance Association

Since 1945, our volunteer board and dozens of community EMS providers have delivered caring and competent service, 24 hours a day, regardless of ability to pay. Contributions fund operating costs for our fleet of four ambulances, lifesaving equipment, and training. “We’re here because you care.”

the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

Bainbridge Island Historical Museum BIHM collects, preserves and interprets Bainbridge’s colorful history, produces oral histories and videos, sponsors programs about Island history and operates a historical museum containing exhibits and a research library.

Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial Association

This memorial exists to ensure people understand and appreciate what happened to Japanese Americans during WWII, how B.I. reacted to their exclusion and incarceration, and how these events remain relevant today.

Bainbridge Island Kiwanis Foundation

Kiwanis is a volunteer organization dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time through a scholarship program benefitting Bainbridge Island students Bainbridge Island Boys Lacrosse Club and a variety of local projects. The mission of BI Boys Lacrosse Club Bainbridge Island Land Trust is to provide athletes of all ages with The Land Trust preserves and an exceptional lacrosse experience dedicated to participation, commitment stewards forests, shorelines, watersheds, wetlands and scenic , discipline, team loyalty and selfvistas – over 1300 acres to date of confidence. conserved land, with 940 acres open Bainbridge Island Child Care Centers to the public. Donations support continuing preservation efforts. Est. in 1974, BICCC is committed to providing nurturing child-centered Bainbridge Island Mountain Biking education, quality childcare, before/ Club after school care and summer The BI Mountain Biking Club supports camps for ages 2-1/2 to 12 at our the growth of mountain biking on the three programs: Children’s Center, island. We raise funds needed by the Big Kids and Kids Club. Funds go to Gear Grinders, the Island’s middle scholarship and programming. school and high school level mountain Bainbridge Island Community Fund bike teams. If you are not sure which agency to Bainbridge Island Museum of Art donate to, consider making your gift BIMA is an educational institution to this shared fund. ALL of the onwhose mission is to engage a diverse Island nonprofits share in the money population with the art and craft of donated to this category. Give freely our region and our time. Free general knowing that every group shares in admission, thanks to our donors, your donation sponsors and members.

Bainbridge Island Downtown Association

BIDA’s mission is to build and sustain community through a vibrant downtown economy. Since 1988, Bainbridge has been recognized as one of only 12 nationally accredited Washington Main Streets through


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Bainbridge Island Parks Foundation Bainbridge Island Swim Club BIPF works to enhance community Boosters by supporting a thriving system of parks, trails and open space. BIPF is committed to the enhancement of our public spaces and recreational opportunities for present and future generations.

Bainbridge Island Rowing

BIR promotes and develops recreational and competitive rowing opportunities for youth and adults of the B.I. We promote health and fitness through rowing activities.

Bainbridge Island Senior Community Center

BISCC promotes the well being in mind, body and spirit of those 50 and older through education, exercise, fellowship, nutrition, recreation, travel and a wellness program. Seniors use experiences and skills as volunteers.

Bainbridge Island Sportsmen’s Club Founded in 1929, the Sportsmen’s Club provides outdoor education; youth education; safety training; lessons, education and practice for archery, trap/five-stan rifle and pistol; and community meeting facilities.

Our club is a United States Swimming year-round competitive swim team offering high quality professional coaching and technique instruction for all ages and abilities. We strive to help all levels of swimmer improve their skills.

Bainbridge Island Visually Impaired Persons Support Group We offer support, encouragement and hope to blind and low-vision persons and serve as a community resource regarding their needs. Monies received help with operating costs, community outreach and the purchasing of equipment.

Bainbridge Island Volunteer Firefighters Association

Since 1942, BIVFA members have served as firefighters and emergency medical technicians on Bainbridge Island. Funds raised support firefighting, emergency medical services, rescue, public safety education, member training and related equipment purchases.

Bainbridge Island Youth Orchestra

The premiere organization for young orchestra musicians on Bainbridge Island, BIYO provides students with the opportunity to perform orchestral music at a high degree of artistry while fostering skills in collaboration, teamwork and community involvement.

Bainbridge Island Youth Soccer

Our organization provides soccer training and playing opportunities for over 1500 youths ages 6-19. In addition to recreational teams, over 300 play on competitive teams. We also provide scholarships and help develop soccer fields for Island youth.

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entertainment on stage for over 50 years at BPA – a gathering place for local talent in dance, music and theatre.

Bainbridge Public Library

BPL provides a full range of library services for adults and children. The Bainbridge Community owns and maintains the building and the grounds, and Kitsap Regional Library provides the books and the staff.

Bainbridge Roller Hockey League

The BRHL is a recreational roller hockey league for boys and girls ages 7-17. We encourage spirited competition, teamwork, good sportsmanship and fun on and off the rink. We embrace the physical challenge, encourage leadership and value fair play.

We promote people-to-people exchanges between Bainbridge and our sister island in Nicaragua. One Call money helps pay travel costs for Bainbridge students, Ometepe English Bainbridge Schools Foundation Bainbridge Schools Foundation teachers, and other delegates who helps to bridge the gap between could not otherwise participate. what our school district receives to fund education and what it needs Bainbridge Performing Arts to adequately fund its programs to BPA is the quintessential heart achieve educational excellence. of the island’s performing arts community, offering year-round LIVE

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vocational or academic programs.

Bainbridge Student Loan Fund

One Call For All funds are used to make low-interest loans of $3,500 to post-secondary students in our community to defray the costs of college, university or vocational education.

BHS Class of 1962 Scholarship Fund

Each year scholarships in honor of the BHS Class of 1962 are awarded to two BHS graduating seniors to pursue higher education in the areas of math and science or vocational services.

Bainbridge Youth Services

Since 1962, BYS has been serving local youth through counseling and various services. Donations support crisis intervention/no-fee counseling for island teens and low-income families. Donations also support youth, Job Services Program, and community service efforts.

Battle Point Astronomical Association

The BPAA provides an observatory, telescopes and space dedicated to many aspects of astronomy, including Star Parties, educational programs, public lectures, astronomy courses, research projects and construction programs.

Bicycles for Humanity

Bicycles for Humanity recycles unwanted bikes by giving them a new life in poverty stricken areas. This keeps bicycles out of landfills and dramatically improves the lives of those served.

BI Special Needs Foundation/ Stephens House

BISNF operates a day program at Stephens House for young adults with developmental disabilities, focusing on quality of life enhancements which increase physical health, mental wellbeing, and social interaction, while providing respite for caregivers.

Bloedel Reserve

Bloedel Reserve is an internationally renowned public garden which Each year two BHS graduating seniors are awarded scholarship funds provides a tranquil and refreshing in honor of BHS class of 1961 toward experience in nature. The Reserve’s 150 acres are a unique blend of their pursuit of higher education in

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natural woodlands and beautifully landscaped gardens.

Boys & Girls Club of Bainbridge Island

For youth in grades K-8, we provide safe, positive, after-school programs; summer and holiday day camps, including late night activities; and leadership and service opportunities for teens through club volunteerism.

Carden Country School

An interdenominational Christian School, Carden offers a proven, incremental curriculum for grades K-8. Carden uses an individualized approach to meet the needs of each student so they might find joy in every lesson.

EduCulture

Serving our schools and community through locally-grown education and experiences that honor Bainbridge Island’s unique cultural heritage. Educulture unites farms, classrooms and lunchrooms.Only What We Can Carry bears witness to internment, inclusion and citizenship.

EMERGE Leadership Project

ELP energizes emergent leadership

capabilities of green building professionals and sustainability advocates. Through training, mentoring and engagement, we support needed leadership, advancing a holistic approach towards the built and natural environment.

Filipino American Community of B.I. & Vicinity The Filipino Community Hall has now partnered with Bainbridge in Bloom, and supports other local groups including Weight Watchers, SWERV and One Call for All.

First Years Children’s Center

We are a childcare and learning center along with a preschool and pre-kindergarten. We specialize in infants and children to 5 years old. Our long term amazing staff are great role models for children.

Friends of Bainbridge Island High School Sailing

The sole source of financial and logistical support to the BHS Sailing Team, the Friends of BIHSS help develop tomorrow’s community leaders by promoting interscholastic competitive sailing and the unique personal qualities it cultivates.

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Friends of the Farms

Friends of the Farms preserves and enhances local farming, connects farmers with landowners, promotes locally grown food and celebrates Harvest Fair, ensuring a deeper appreciation for our Island’s agricultural heritage and future.

GoRun!

GoRun! is a non-profit that organizes a running program for 5th and 6th grade girls. Our mission is to build key life skills (goal setting, teamwork, etc.) while encouraging healthy lifestyle choices and fitness.

Helpline House

An umbrella of social services: Donations support professional crisis intervention, assessment, resource referral, advocacy, family counseling program, food bank, clothing, transportation assistance and medical equipment loan. Neighbor helping neighbor – one neighbor at a time.

Hope by Twelve

We work with both adults and youth on the Island to empower girls in the developing world. We provide education as well as an opportunity for Islanders of all ages to make a positive

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difference in the world.

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learning. OCFA money supports our scholarship program.

Hope House is an adult family home that cares for our community members who have developmental disabilities or mental illness. It strives to provide a natural living environment, encourages independence and promotes community interaction.

Island Cooperative Preschool

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Island Theatre

As a community land trust, HRB works to preserve the diversity and vitality of Bainbridge by providing and maintaining affordable housing. Our programs include: HomeShare and Independent Living and we offer home rental and ownership opportunities.

Hyla Middle School

Hyla Middle School combines close relationships with teachers and a strong academic program to propel student learning and encourage personal integrity. We teach 6th, 7th and 8th grades. Donations support programs and financial aid.

Island Children’s Montessori School

To offer a safe, nurturing environment where children get a quality preschool education in preparation for all future

ICP is a cooperative preschool for children ages 1-5. We inspire parent involvement in our preschool classes and nurture families through parent education. OCFA donations support our tuition scholarship program. Island Theatre is an all volunteer company that provides entertaining and thought provoking theater for adult audiences. We produce Island Theater at the Library, Island Theater at your house, and the annual Island Theater ten-Minute Play Festival.

Island Time Activities

ITA empowers people with intellectual disabilities to pursue their goals, interests, and independence. Our individualized programming brings social connections, community involvement, and personal skill development, while providing respite for their caregivers.

Island Volunteer Caregivers

We enable life-enriching connections between caring people and the elderly

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and persons with disabilities to enable their independence, dignity, health and well-being. Volunteers provide transportation, companionship, errands, respite care and more.

IslandWood

IslandWood provides exceptional learning experiences for students, teachers and families. Through our programs for schools and our community events, IslandWood inspires lifelong environmental and community stewardship.

Kids Discovery Museum

The Kids Discovery Museum welcomes every child and family to explore and learn through interactive play, exhibits, programs and classes. Focused on on supporting emerging skills KidiMu utilizes a combination of teacher-directed and child-initiated learning.

Kids in Concert

Kids in Concert is an after school music program for children. With foundation in improvisational play, our curriculum ignites creativity, dynamic social engagement, and expertise in choir, orchestral instruments and performance experience.

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Madrona School

Waldorf Education: 18 months through 8th grade. Play-based preschool and kindergarten build a strong foundation. classical academics with fully integrated music, art, drama and movement. Two world languages, string ensemble and outdoor learning.

Make Some Noise: Cure Kids Cancer NW

We promote greater awareness about childhood cancer and raise private charitable contributions, 100 percent of which we provide to immunotherapy research and clinical trials at the Ben Towne Center for Childhood Cancer Research at Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Marge Williams Center

The Marge Williams Center provides affordable administrative offices and meeting space to nonprofit organizations serving our Bainbridge Island community. We are “A Permanent Place to Nurture Nonprofits.”

Montessori Country School

We serve children 18 months – grade 6. All children should have the advantage of a strong educational

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beginning that builds self-esteem and a joy for learning. OCFA funds provide tuition assistance to families as needed.

One Call for All

One Call for All is a nonprofit, too! We serve all of Bainbridge Island by helping organizations raise money through the Red Envelope Campaign. A donation to One Call for All  contributes to all of the vital work done by the agencies listed here.

Olympic Performance Group

OPG provides dancers/performers of all ages with the opportunity to be involved in a pre-professional production. We strive to enrich the community by increasing dance appreciation through our stage productions and workshops.

OUT There Adventures

OTS is an adventure education organization committed to fostering positive identity development, individual empowerment and improved quality of life for queer youth/young adults and their peer allies through professionally facilitated experiential education activities.

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Ovation! Performing Arts Northwest and postpartum education. We are a Ovation! provides all-ages theater and educational experiences for audience members, students and performers. Ovation! produces two mainstage shows a year and operates a Performing Arts Academy which offers classes in all aspects of theater.

Owen’s Playground

Owen’s playground is an outdoor, multi-sensory, accessible play space under construction at Rotary Park with unique features such as adaptive play equipment, community gathering spaces, sensory gardens and playful art.

P.A.W.S. of Bainbridge

Since 1975 PAWS has helped thousands of Island pets and their families live richer, healthier lives. With no government funding, services include pet adoption, humane education, spay/neuter, lost & found, emergency veterinary assistance, and animal assisted therapy.

Peacock Family Center

PFC is an early childhood center colocating child care and family support services. We offer care for infants to age 5; birthing, lactation, prenatal

community of care under one roof.

Puget Sound Restoration Fund

Puget Sound Restoration Fund is dedicated to restoring habitat, water quality and native species. We are honored to work with the community to host the Port Madison Community Shellfish Farm and maintain healthy marine systems.

Raising Resilience

Founded in 2003, Raising Resilience educates, connects and supports parents as they cultivate resilience in their children, their families and themselves.

Rotary Club of Bainbridge Scholarship Foundation

The Rotary Club of BI Scholarship Foundation provides a unique scholarship opportunity for Island students seeking an educational or vocational education. The scholarships are based on an individuals giving back through community service and leadership.


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Salish Sea Expeditions

Salish provides educational programs on a 61’ sailing/research vessel on Puget Sound and in local watersheds. Students design and conduct scientific research projects. Programs use a hands-on, real-world approach to learning science and to instill environmental awareness.

Spartan Booster Alumni Club

The Spartan Booster Alumni Club strives to support Bainbridge High School Students in club and sport participation. It is our goal to provide the opportunity for all students to be involved.

St. Barnabas Day School

The Day School has provided a quality preschool education for over 40 years. Our play-based programs and interactive curriculum, taught by highly qualified teachers, nurtures the whole child while preparing them for kindergarten.

Sustainable Bainbridge

Sustainable Bainbridge promotes actions that increase social, economic and environmental sustainability of our community. Our programs include Sound Food, Zero Waste, Community

Broadcasting, Beach Naturalists, Watershed Council and more.

Teen Talking Circles

Imagine you had a safe place to talk weekly with peers and adults about what is really going on inside you – a space where you are listened to and are accepted as you are. Imagine you are 16 years old and have this. Our teens on Bainbridge do, thanks to you.

The Island School

An independent elementary school founded in 1977, educating children and inspiring in them a lifelong enthusiasm for learning and respect for themselves and others. At The Island School, every child matters. OCFA funds support program and financial aid.

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Washington State Smile Partners

Smile Partners provides preventive dental hygiene services for lowincome children in the Puget Sound Area, and runs Smiles For Life, an oral health care program for lowincome seniors at the Waterfront Park Community Center on Bainbridge Island.

West Sound Wildlife Shelter

The West Sound Wildlife Shelter provides injured, orphaned and sick wild animals a second chance at life through expert medical care and

promotes the well-being of wildlife and their habitats through outreach, education and involvement.

YWCA Alive – B.I. Domestic Violence Program YWCA ALIVE provides a comprehensive range of services for survivors of domestic violence and their children. Services include: advocacy-based counseling, legal advocacy, support groups and community education. OCFA funding provides for the BI satellite office.

Virginia Mason Winslow Clinic

Virginia Mason Winslow Clinic offers a full range of medical services to Bainbridge Island residents including family practice, internal medicine and same-day access.

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Say, say oh Playmate!

Owen’s Playground will be a place of play for all.

what they wished Owen’s legacy to be. “My husband Kelsey and I didn’t even have to think about it—the idea was so clear. We knew we wanted to build a place for the community where all kids were afforded the opportunity to play,” Marshall said.

By Erin Jennings Playgrounds are childhood staples. It’s where kids master the art of swinging, learn to take turns on the slide and play hide-and-seek in the nooks and crannies. But for children who aren’t able to navigate traditional playgrounds, they are often left to watch the play from the sidelines. This was a situation that the Marshall family knew too well. Owen Marshall had quadriplegia cerebral palsy and his condition made visiting playgrounds extremely difficult — especially if it was a family outing with his younger brother, Elliot. “Owen would either have to be carried while I followed and helped Elliot, or I’d have to lie him on a

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The plan for Owen’s Playground is posted for all to see. There’s another set of plans posted in the lobby of the Bainbridge Aquatic Center. blanket while I watched his brother,” said mother Stacy Marshall. “Or most often, we’d leave Owen in the care of his grandparents and head to the playground without him. And that was heartbreaking. We were

missing an important piece of our family.” Owen passed away in 2013 and a few days after his death, a close friend of the Marshall family asked

The money from Owen’s memorial, coupled with a contribution from the Marshall family, got the playground ball rolling. Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park & Recreation District quickly got on board and helped the playground plant its roots at Rotary Park off Weaver Road. Word of Owen’s Playground spread and soon many community members became part of the fun. Garden designer Ann Lovejoy is creating a sensory garden where community members of all ages will experience a range of different plant textures and colors. Artist Kristin Tollefson is designing a towering forest of resin flowers where kids

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Continued from page 10 can crawl, walk and roll under the colorful art. Classmates and friends of Owen as well as children across Bainbridge Island and Kitsap County, have donated allowance money to the cause. Playground experts (aka kids) have product-tested some of the equipment— which they gave two thumbs up. The playground will have traditional favorites but with a twist. The equipment has been modified so children have fewer barriers to play. The We-Saw is like a seesaw except it’s sturdier and uses bucket seats. The Expression Swing is a two-forone swing, where parent and child can swing together. And the Slide Mound allows kids to run or wheel up the mound to the slide’s entrance (no stairs!) and then ride down the slide. Owen’s Playground team members have thought of everything. For instance, the equipment will be built on smooth, poured-in-place rubberized surfaces because pea gravel and bark are too difficult to traverse. They’ve even created spaces for kids who need to retreat to quieter areas of the playground, yet who

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still want to be part of the action. And for children who have difficulty regulating their body temperatures, there’s space to play under sail-like awnings. Sarah Brandt-Erichsen, a member of the development team for Owen’s Playground, believes 99 percent of the users of the playground won’t have access challenges. But for those who do, or for the mom who has multiple scoliosis and is wheelchair-bound, or the grandfather who is hearing impaired and needs clear sight-lines to help keep track of his grandchild, “This space allow families to recreate outdoors together,” she said. As for Owen, Marshall knows what he would have enjoyed most about the playground: the sound of laughter. “Because of his limited vision, hearing was Owen’s most important sense. He’d light up when he’d hear his peers playing,” Marshall said. “Anytime he was stimulated, he’d arch his body – it was his way of smiling.” Owen’s Playground is scheduled to be open for play in 2016. Funds raised through OCFA will help with

Photo by Joel Sackett

Team members looking at a sample of the surface material to be used at Owen’s Playground. equipment purchases and installation expenses. When it’s complete, Marshall envisions it becoming a popular place where the community gathers. “If you can afford populations to come together and eliminate barri-

ers, we can build compassion and empathy,” Marshall said. “If we can get all kids outside and having fun together, think how those relationships will affect the children as they go forward in life.”

THANK YOU! Your support provides exceptional outdoor learning experiences that inspire lifelong environmental and community stewardship.

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Tradition keepers

Honoring the past and promoting the future By Erin Jennings Nestled in the woods off High School Road stands a tan building with a long history. If you drive by too quickly, you might miss it and the significance the Filipino American Community of Bainbridge Island & Vicinity has on the region. The local Fil-Am community is just as vibrant as it was back when it got its start during World War II and played an important role keeping the local agriculture industry afloat. “My dad, his uncles and his cousins migrated from the Philippines and eventually made it to Bainbridge Island,” said Gene Tabafunda, president of the Fil-Am com-

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munity. “When Bainbridge Island Japanese were being interned, they asked the Filipinos to care for the land and farm it. And when the Japanese returned, the Filipinos purchased their own land and began farming.” Tabafunda said that to help with harvesting, his family heard there were Native Americans who understood the hard work involved and that’s how the Filipinos struck-up relationships with Native Americans—hence the name Fil-Am. “Their idea was to raise enough children to help harvest the crops and continue with the farming,” Tabafunda said with a bit of a smile. “My family had 10 kids.” To provide a place to gather, the Fil-Am Community built the hall in the early 1940s. It was built as a place to hold functions and celebrations, and that’s a role it continues to fill today. Photo by Joel Sackett

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Traditional dancers take the stage at the Strawberry Festival. Back in the day, the structure was a loading dock for strawberry farmers.

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Continued from page 12 “The Fil-Am Community really stressed the importance of culture and sticking together,” Tabafunda said. He recalls as a young boy listening to the elders speak their native language. Although he didn’t know what was being said, the conversations had a strong spirit of camaraderie. “Now there are only a few remaining pioneers and we are keeping the traditions and culture alive by teaching the next generations the values of respecting elders and learning where they’ve come from,” he said. Events such as The Strawberry Festival teaches the community about its roots while engaging up and coming younger members through the royal court. Children from ages 10 to 16 compete for titles such as King, Queen, Prince and Princess. The process teaches the children lifelong skills such as being well-spoken and how to interact with elders. “The process really brings the kids out of their shells,” Tabafunda said. Money raised through OCFA will

Photo by Joel Sackett

Great food is part of every gathering at the Filipino-American Hall. go towards an on-site playground that has been in the works for years. The money will also help cover necessary improvements for the hall. “Everything we do is to bring people together and I can’t stress

that enough,” Tabafunda said. “When members of the community drive by the hall and see cars in the parking lot, the young kids cry out to stop so they can join in on the fun. We teach them that they have a place here.”

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Gene Tabafunda, current President of the Filipino-American Community, and his wife Tracey.


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Seeing red

OCFA’s new executive director is happy to be on board.

Island residents and the nonprofits that serve the community. Rather than being solicited individually from all the local nonprofits, OCFA complies a comprehensive list and the residents decide which organizations they wish to support. There is a real diversity of non-profits on the Island. Some are big organizations that have full-time fundraising staff, but there are also smaller organizations that rely heavily on funds raised through OCFA. For some of the smaller nonprofits, if OCFA didn’t exist, the organization wouldn’t survive and needs in our community would go unmet.

By Erin Jennings In July 2015, Tracey Peacoe Denlinger took the reins of One Call for All as Executive Director and quickly immersed herself in all things RedEnvelope related. She took a short break to answer a few questions about the annual campaign and OCFA’s role in the community. Q: Can you give us a bit about your background and what interested you in working for OCFA? A: I’ve worked in nonprofit development and communications for the past twenty years, and I’ve served on many boards. I’ve lived on Bainbridge Island for 13 years and before moving here, spent a fair amount of time on the Island because my parents have

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Q: What would residents be surprised to know about OCFA? Photo by Joel Sackett

Red Envelope Day at the Fil-Am Hall, a unique island tradition. lived here for 25 years. I’m enjoying working for an organization that works on behalf of all nonprofits on Bainbridge.

Q: Why is OCFA important and what sets it apart from other organizations? A: OCFA provides a service to both

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A: It might surprise people to know that OCFA doesn’t take a percentage or cut from the funds directed to organizations. During the Red Envelope campaign, OCFA is funded just like all the other participating nonprofits: People who want to ensure that we

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Born to run

Go Run! helps keep girls on track

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Warm-ups in a field at the Johnson Farm. that you may not have otherwise met,” Lindquist said. “And the teen mentors quickly become the favorites,” Laura added. “They are fun and remember what it was like to be an 11-year-old. The girls look up to high schoolers and are really motivated by them.”

By Erin Jennings Life for preteen girls isn’t always easy: with one foot in childhood and the other heading toward the teen years, it can be easy to lose their footing.

Funds raised through OCFA go to help provide scholarships and to offset the expense of race registrations (the girls run either a 5K or 1-mile race at the end of the season).

But thanks to Go Run!, their feet learn the joy of running and all the benefits the sport provides. “Go Run! builds confidence,” said high school senior and mentor Mary Van Dyke. “At first the girls find running daunting, but after training and establishing friendships with other teammates, they’re soon running far distances.” Go Run! began in 2006 after three women were out for a run and discussed the role the sport has played in their lives. “We all agreed we would have loved to be on a team when we were younger. It’s much more fun to run in a group” said Anne Lindquist, one of the program’s founders. “Go Run! offers girls of all athletic abilities the opportunity to be part of a team while also setting individual goals.” Research conducted by Women’s Sports Foundation found that by age 14, girls drop out of sports at two times the rate of their male peers. With Go Run! it doesn’t matter if the girls are a natural or trying it out for the first time. The team motto holds true for all: Every girl is an athlete. “Some girls have never physically exerted themselves so hard,” said Laura Van Dyke, co-director, longtime runner and mother of teen mentor, Mary. “We teach them that it’s OK to sweat, to be out of breath and have tight muscles.”   Participants learn techniques such as how to properly stretch, how to move arms when running and helpful breathing patterns to avoid side stitches. There are life lessons on making healthy eating choices and a section on body image where it’s emphasized that everyone is different and that there are lots of versions of normal. An added benefit to the program is the camaraderie that is built between the

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Go Run! participant Katerina Kraus said she’s amazed at herself and how far she can run. “I used to get really tired, but now I want to run everywhere I go.”

participants, the teenage mentors and the adult coaches. “I think the bravest kids are the ones

who join Go Run! not knowing anyone. It’s an important life-skill to realize that you can join a group and meet friends

“Go Run! really builds self-confidence,” Lindquist said. “It’s very empowering to train for and finish a race. The girls learn that if they put effort into something, they are rewarded.”

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND LAND TRUST

Over 1,300 Acres Conserved Since 1989

We provide dignity, compassion, and comfort for people completing life’s journey and for those who care for them.

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You and your neighbors gave a total of $1,135,316.05, and One Call for All distributed these funds to more than 90 non-profits serving ourcommunity.

Thank you! Every year, your generosity has grown. But so has the need. This year, One Call for All is raising money for more local organizations  than ever before. We can’t do it without you!  Please join us in supporting their good work.

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Holly Ridge Center “A place of hope for children and adults with differing abilities”

•Infant Toddler Program (ITP), a neurodevelopmental center providing early intervention services for children that present with developmental delays or are medically fragile. This is the only program of its type on Kitsap Peninsula. In 2014, HRC served more than 1,090 children (approximately 38% from active duty military families and approximately 60% below 200 percent of the Federal Poverty Level). •The Adult Employment Services Program (AES), a vocational rehabilitation program that provides supported employment services for job training and placement services within the community for more than 145 individuals each year.

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Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 phone 206.842.0659 www.onecallforall.org BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Andrea Anderson, President Callie Sheehan, Treasurer Jon Green, Secretary Keith Brintzenhofe Alison Cain Katie Davis Steven Dunston Carolyn Frame Marcia Hastings Clint Knudson Stephanie Page Merry Palmer Jeannie Patterson David Reynolds-Gooch Bruce Weiland EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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One Call For All Fund Drive 2015 - 2016

If you would prefer to support a wide-range of organizations, give to the BI Community Pool. These funds are shared among non-profit organizations that are based on Bainbridge Island. We distribute these funds based on the number of $20 or greater donations a non-profit receives compared to the total number of donations made to the Bainbridge based non-profits. $___________ BI COMMUNITY FUND POOL (undesignated)

These Community Service Organizations receive funds from the BI Community Fund Pool, in addition to your designated donations below: $___________ ABC Conservation Education Foundation $___________ Arms Around Bainbridge $___________ Arts & Humanities Bainbridge (Formerly Bainbridge Island Arts & Humanties Council) $___________ Bainbridge Arts & Crafts $___________ Bainbridge Chorale $___________ Bainbridge Community Piano Association $___________ Bainbridge Cooperative Nursery School $___________ Bainbridge Island 4H Club $___________ Bainbridge Island Ambulance Association $___________ Bainbridge Island Boys Lacrosse $___________ Bainbridge Island Child Care Centers $___________ Bainbridge Island Downtown Association $___________ Bainbridge Island Historical Museum $___________ Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial Association $___________ Bainbridge Island Kiwanis Foundation $___________ Bainbridge Island Land Trust $___________ Bainbridge Island Mountain Biking Club $___________ Bainbridge Island Museum of Art $___________ Bainbridge Island Parks Foundation $___________ Bainbridge Island Rowing $___________ Bainbridge Island Senior Community Center $___________ Bainbridge Island Sportsmen’s Club $___________ Bainbridge Island Swim Club Boosters $___________ BI Visually Impaired Persons Support Group $___________ BI Volunteer Firefighters Association $___________ Bainbridge Island Youth Orchestra $___________ Bainbridge Island Youth Soccer $___________ Bainbridge Ometepe Sister Islands Assoc. $___________ Bainbridge Performing Arts $___________ Bainbridge Public Library $___________ Bainbridge Roller Hockey League $___________ Bainbridge Schools Foundation $___________ Bainbridge Student Loan Fund $___________ Bainbridge Youth Services $___________ Battle Point Astronomical Association $___________ BHS Class of 1961 Scholarship Fund $___________ BHS Class of 1962 Scholarship Fund $___________ BI Special Needs Foundation/Stephens House $___________ Bicycles for Humanity $___________ Bloedel Reserve $___________ Boys & Girls Club of Bainbridge Island $___________ Carden Country School $___________ EduCulture $___________ EMERGE Leadership Project $___________ Filipino American Community, B.I. & Vicinity $___________ First Years Children’s Center $___________ Friends of Bainbridge Island Sailing Team $___________ Friends of the Farms $___________ GoRun! $___________ Helpline House $___________ Hope by Twelve $___________ Hope House of Bainbridge Island $___________ Housing Resources Bainbridge $___________ Hyla Middle School $___________ Island Children’s Montessori School

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$___________ Island Cooperative Preschool $___________ Island Theatre $___________ Island Time Activities $___________ Island Volunteer Caregivers $___________ IslandWood $___________ Kids Discovery Museum $___________ Kids in Concert $___________ Madrona School $___________ Make Some Noise: Cure Kids Cancer NW $___________ Marge Williams Center $___________ Montessori Country School $___________ Olympic Performance Group $___________ OUT There Adventures $___________ Ovation! Musical Theatre Bainbridge $___________ Owen’s Playground $___________ P.A.W.S. of Bainbridge $___________ Peacock Family Center $___________ Puget Sound Restoration Fund $___________ Raising Resilience $___________ Rotary Club BI Scholarship Foundation $___________ Salish Sea Expeditions $___________ Spartan Booster Alumni Club $___________ St. Barnabas Day School $___________ Sustainable Bainbridge $___________ Teen Talking Circles $___________ The Island School $___________ Virginia Mason Winslow Clinic $___________ Washington State Smile Partners $___________ West Sound Wildlife Shelter $___________ YWCA Alive-BI Domestic Violence Program

These Community Service Organizations are based off-island and are not recipients of the BI Community Fund Pool: $___________ American Red Cross West Sound Svc Ctr $___________ Coffee Oasis $___________ Crisis Clinic of The Peninsulas $___________ Dispute Resolution Center of Kitsap County $___________ Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center $___________ Habitat for Humanity of Kitsap County $___________ Holly Ridge Center $___________ Hospice of Kitsap County $___________ Kitsap Adult Center for Education $___________ Kitsap Audubon Society $___________ Kitsap Humane Society $___________ Kitsap Legal Services $___________ League of Women Voters Education Fund $___________ Meals on Wheels Kitsap $___________ NatureBridge $___________ Peninsula Community Health Services $___________ Planned Parenthood of the Great NW $___________ Sound Works Job Center $___________ United Way of Kitsap County

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Big-city doctors with Islandcentered care By Erin Jennings Caring for medical conditions from A to practically Z — allergy testing to X-rays to be exact — Virginia Mason Bainbridge Island Medical Center (VMBIMC) has stood watch over Winslow Way and the Bainbridge Island community for years. “Some of our patients were born in our building, back when it was The Winslow Clinic,” said Catherine Edwards, MD and section head for VMBIMC. “Many of our staff members have worked here for several decades. The longest has been part of the team for over 35 years.” With its sprawling building in the center of town, VMBIMC is a reliable fixture for the community. Many of you probably have its phone number memorized and know the check-in attendants by name. The staff at VMBIMC is integrated into the community as well, further strengthening the doctorpatient relationship. Your doctor might coach your daughter’s soccer team. The nurse who took your blood pres-

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Hands-on exams at the Virginia Mason Clinic. sure might work the first-aid booth at the Fourth of July street fair. You see familiar VMBIMC faces in the grocery aisles and in the library stacks. “Our patients are our friends and neighbors, and we are strongly committed to ensuring all aspects of the health of our community,” Edwards said. “We are relentless in our efforts to find ways to better serve our patients.” These better ways include adding urgent care (opened in January 2015) and expanding office hours to better accommodate commuters and busy schedules. The list of specialists at VMBIMC has grown as well, making medical trips to Seattle unnecessary for Islanders. Instead, services like mammography and bone density screening can be done right in Win-

CARDEN COUNTRY SCHOOL Providing students with the tools they need to find Joy in life

An interdenominational

Christian School, Carden offers a proven, incremental curriculum for grades K-8. Carden’s individualized approach meets the needs of every student so they might find joy in every lesson. Our specialists in art, music, PE and French contribute to a rich learning experience for the highly capable student.

slow. Money donated to VMBIMC through OCFA goes directly to improving patient care. Past funds have been used to purchase a spirometer, which is a device used to measure the volume of air inspired and expired from the lungs. Thanks to OCFA, another recent purchase was a phlebotomy chair used to make blood draws more comfortable. “Our goal is to help improve health and wellness at every opportunity for each patient, their families and our community,” Edwards said. With the Island’s population hovering around 24,000 and with 38,000 patient visits in 2014, VMBIMC is making a great impact on the Island’s health and wellness.

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Doctors and staff work closely together.

Thank you for helping us collect and preserve the unique and colorful history of Bainbridge Island! • “An Island Story” Award-winning exhibit in our original 1908 one-room schoolhouse. • “Port Blakely” Portraits of a Mill Town. • “Ansel Adams: A Portrait of Manzanar” Images from “War Relocation Center: Manzanar, CA - 1943.

6974 Island Center Road Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 (206) 842-6510 www.cardencountryschool.org

Located a short walk from the ferry terminal Open every day 10am - 4pm 215 Ericksen Avenue NE

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Tickling the ivories How 88 keys unlocked the music By Erin Jennings There was a grand-sized hole in the community and Darden Burns knew just what to do. “There wasn’t a piano in a public space that was suitable for recitals and concerts,” Burns said. “The time had come to put a piano in Winslow.” Burns, who teaches piano and has an extensive musical background, founded Bainbridge Community Piano Association with the mission to purchase and maintain a high-quality grand piano for public use. “It’s one of the bummers about being a pianist,” Burns said. “You can’t throw your instrument in your car and take it with you.” BCPA was formed in 2002 and in three years, the nonprofit raised enough money to purchase a $30,000 Yamaha C6 grand piano. The top-notch piano is kept in the Waterfront Park Community Center where it can be rented with the venue for recitals and parties. The piano acquisition also sparked the inspiration for Burns’ next idea. “Once we got the piano, I knew I wanted to offer highlevel, high-caliber music to the public,” Burns said.

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Darden Burns, bringing music to our community. So under the BCPA umbrella, the First Sundays Concerts were created. These monthly concerts are intimate performances and bring in a nice mix of jazz and classical artists. From chamber music to sultry

Dedicated to promoting healthy social and emotional development of children by providing nurturing, enriching care and family support. • Childcare and Preschool at our Peacock Family Center • Nature-based Day Camps and After-school Programs • Family Resource Directory and Community Programs 305 N. Madison Ave. Ste C Bainbridge Island PeacockFamilyCenter.org • 206.780.1505

vocals, Burns strives to educate the public on various styles and to give the community a real treat on a Sunday afternoon.

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Bainbridge Community Piano Association

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“Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” – Vince Lombardi BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Andrea Anderson, President Callie Sheehan, Treasurer Jon Green, Secretary Keith Brintzenhofe Alison Cain

Katie Davis Steven Dunston Carolyn Frame Marcia Hastings Clint Knudson Stephanie Page

Merry Palmer Jeannie Patterson David Reynolds-Gooch Bruce Weiland EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Tracey Peacoe Denlinger

One Call For All • P.O. Box 10487 • Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 • 206.842.0659 • www.onecallforall.org

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Designated Funds Only These organizations are based off Island and are not recipients of the Bainbridge Island Community Fund Pool

American Red Cross West Sound Service Center

Kitsap Audubon Society

Coffee Oasis

Kitsap Legal Services

Kitsap Humane Society

Crisis Clinic of The Peninsulas

League of Women Voters Education Fund

Dispute Resolution Center of Kitsap County Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Habitat for Humanity of Kitsap County Holly Ridge Center Hospice of Kitsap County Photo by Joel Sackett

Kitsap Adult Center for Education

Meals on Wheels Kitsap NatureBridge Peninsula Community Health Services Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest Sound Works Job Center United Way of Kitsap County

Tracey Peacoe Dehlinger distributes OCFA signage while visiting with island non-profits.

www.bacart.org

Bainbridge Island Special Needs Foundation (BISNF) operates a day program at Stephens House for adults with intellectual disabilities, focusing on quality of life enhancements which increase physical health, mental well being and social interaction, while providing respite for care givers. Open M-F 8:30am-3:30pm. Please stop by for a visit!

191 Winslow Way West | Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 206.780.1211 | www.bispecialneedsfoundation.org

Founded in 1948, Bainbridge Arts & Crafts encourages the creation and appreciation of fine contemporary art and craft by exhibiting and selling the work of Northwest artists, and by offering art education to a county-wide audience of all ages. Your support helps fund our community programming which includes: • Our special exhibition program, providing income and exposure to artists at all stages of their careers • Monthly artist talks and demonstrations, offered free of charge to the entire community • Art in the Lobby, sending artists into hospitals to lead hands-on therapeutic art activities • Art After 60, teaching seniors to make art in local retirement centers • Our Annual Student Shows, which shine a spotlight on talented K-12 students • Grants for art teachers to supplement their supply budgets Thank you !


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2014 - 2015 One Call for All Donors

** indicates donors that gave to “Raise the Bar”

David & Marilyn Abbott Anne Ackenhusen & Mike Johns Sharon Acton & Bill Davis Nancy & Marc Adam Dan & Harriet Alexander Jeanette Alexander Robert Alexander & Kathleen Devon Debbie & Randy Allbritton Cathy & Roger Allen Dick Allen Joseph Alonso & Diana Chan Noby Amamoto Benny & Dana Amore Greg Anderson Lori & Jim Anderson Barbara Anderson Borgan & Kathy Anderson Farris Anderson Frank Anderson William and Kimberly Anderson David Ansley & Jeanne Huber Jason & Stephanie Appleberry Carolyn & Bruce Appleton Susan Arens Thomas & Barbara Armentrout Julie & Richard Armitage Mark & Lisa Ashley Amy Aspell Jean Atwater Charles Averill Gary & Laurie Axling Norm Babcock Tom Backer & Jane Leslie Newberry Frank Baldwin Janet Baldwin Jill Bamburg & Nani Baran Julia Bamburg Edward & Lori Bancroft Peter Bang-Knudsen Lisa Barley Dr. Claire Barnett Mary Barnett Bill & Carol Barrow Patty & Doug Bartholf Keith & Susan Bass Steve & Laurie Arnold Bay Hay and Feed, Inc. Jon & Martha Bayley Jon and Martha Bayley Patricia Beasley Vickie Bech David Beck & Mary Scribner Peter & Lydia Beckman

Tom & Karen Beierle Carol Bell Charlie & Patty Bell Asaph Gloser & Hilary Benson Michael Benson & Leah Holman Paul & Megan Benton Gerald and JoAnn Bentryn Brian Berdan Dana & Bart Berg Lisa Berg Terence Berggren Michael Berry Ed Berschinski & Debra DeVlieger Peter Best James Beug Helena Bierly Peter Biggs Ronald & Linda Birum Nina Gayle Bishop Kaye Bjur Rob & Penny Bjur Grant & Inga Blackinton Wayne & Ann Blair Rick & Beverly Blake Gladys & Duane Bloedow Carol & Nick Bodnar Barbara Bolles Connie Bonifield Steven & Marilyn Bonkowski T. William & Beatrice Booth Eleanor Boren Susan Borne David & Sheryl Bothell Jeff Bouma James & Carol Bowditch Susannah Braff Paul & Debbi Brainerd Lyle & Nancy Branchflower Stan & Jane Brand Bruce & Kirsten Branson-Meyer Richard & Sandra Bratz Susan Brennan & Tim Goon Paul Brians Keith & Diane Brintzenhofe Julie Brockish Allyson Brown Denise & Jeff Brown Eric & Molly Brown Judith Reynolds Brown Ken Brown Larry & Katie Brown David & Caroline Browne Penelope Brownell

Susan Bruce Jane Brunton Susan Bryant Susan Buckles Gillian Bull Mark, Elle, and Avery Bullard Sarah & Tom Bullock Deborah Bunn Carolyn Burger & Raffi Minosian Daniel & Margaret Burgess Sherry & Bob Burke Marci Burkel Cheryl Burns Michael Burns Lauren Bursell Ellen Bush & Jim Replinger George & Delores Bussell Ed Butler Robert Butler Dale & Connie Bye Jacqueline Cain Phyllis Cairns Lisa Camacho Jennifer Cameron Ballan & Dina Campaeu Craig & Jean Campbell Bob & Patsy Campbell Thomas & Doris Cappadona Christopher Carle & Rhonda King Carol Carley Beulah Downing and Dennis Carlson Ruth Caron Howard Carr Lind Carr Kate & Bill Carruthers Annice Chadwick Amy Chamberlain Jim & Faith Chapel Carol Chapman Ann Cheng Steve & Chris Christensen Dick & Patty Christensen Valerie & Doug Christensen Doug & Linda Christian Ronald Christiansen Peter & Diana Christoffersen Dale Christopherson Franklin & Linnea Chu Greg Cioc Lydia Claesson Mary Clare Joan Clark Caroline Clarke & Neil Doherty Carla Cleveland Nick Cloke Tom & Linda Coble

Kathleen ColcordMoen Coldwell Banker McKenzie Freda Coleman Ed & Judy Cole-Martin Bruce and Sylvian Colley Amy Collis & Steve Houmes Julie Collis Columbia Bank Jenny & Neil Conaty Bernie and Ann Conley Susan & David Conn Karen Conoley & Art Verharen Brian and Karen Copp Patricia Corlett Peter & Susan Corning David Cosman Rosemary Courtright Scott Covey Alison Craig & Elliott Taylor Kemp & Barbara Crawford Rob Crichton David & Gay Croft Robert & Elizabeth Cromwell Phyllis Crooks Lee Cross Tom & Adrienne Crowley Kathleen & John Cunningham Tom and Suellen Cunningham Dave & Gayle Curran Mary Curtis Sheila Curwen David & David Cuthbert Marsha Cutting Chris & Maryann Dahl Biz Dailey and Scott Allen Wayne & Marcy Daley Robert Dalton Tim & Melanie Daly Larry & Anna Daniels Bonny Danielson Mark & Suzanne Darling Will Darnell & Zane Young Robert Dashiell Robert & Kathleen Daugherty Christine Davis Elaine and Richard Davis Robert & Sally Kidder Davis Jane Davison Virginia H Davison David De La Vergne Stephen & Barbara Deines Stephen John &

Eleanor Deines Wendy del Valle Thomas Delius Cindy Demeules Lara & Emmet Demos Peter & Robin Denis B. J. Denk James & Tracey Denlinger Mike Derzon & Robin Supplee Randolph & Susan Devening Joyce & Oliver Devin James & Amanda Devine Larry Dewey Ken & Barb DeWitt Tracy Dickerson & Frank Petrie Sharon Dietrich Claudette DietlinBlagsvedt Earl & Tena Doan Mrs Jack Docter Lizbeth Doving Tom & Nancy Downs Peggy Drew William & Wendy Drewry Janel Drugge Everett & Bernie DuBois

Constance Ducar Frank & Joan Ducceschi Doug & Kathy Dudgeon Tatiana & Mark Dudley Christine Dufau-Smith & Dirk Smith Richard & Eileen Duncan Don Duprey Kevin Dwyer Robert & Judy Eagan Kerry Eby Rachel Eden & Tres Heffron Anna Edmonds Scott & Christine Edwards Peter & Suzanne Granstrom Tera & Les Eerkes Pat Egaas Kellan Eisenhardt Chuck & Janie Ekberg Karen Hanson Munro Jennifer Evans & Andrew Rapp Susanna and Tim Evens Charles & Julie Everett Jim & Jan Everts Bill & Jan Fahlsing

Frank Farach & Deanne Nakamoto Paul J. Farley Stephanie Farquhar & Peter Murchie S. Farwell Jean Fenn Farwell Robin Farwell & Bill Matthews Barbara Fay Karen Faye Tom Fehsenfeld & Janet Knex Joel Feigenbaum Dan & Mary Ferm Barbara L & Allan H Ferrin Richard & Valerie Lee E. Fickle Carol Fiedler Kawaguchi & Glen Kawaguchi Chuck & Jane Field John Jr. & Maria Fiore Marilyn & Tom Fish Elizabeth Fisher Brandon Fleet Elizabeth Fling Chuck & Debbie Flood Karolynn Flynn John Fossett & Berit Bergquist Donna Foster

Kathleen Fowler Daniel & Patricia Fowler John & Paula Foy Andrew Frank Martin Frank Robert Frankland Jeannette Franks Rob & Joanne Frasene Esme & Bart Freedman Robert Freimark & Libby Hudson Judy Friesem Ted & Alice Frost Ed Frymoyer Theresa Furlong Kelly & Daniel Gallivan Bruce & Susan Galloway Bill & Pam Galvani Tom & Joan Gardiner Marilynne Gardner & David Toren Jonathan Garfunkel Gregory & Kathy Geehan Carol Ann Geier Janice & Tom Geisness George Gerdts M. van Gessel Harry & Maribeth

The Rotary Club of Bainbridge Island Supports One Call for All. Now You Can Too. Your generosity at our annual Rotary Auction and Rummage Sale continues to amaze us each year. Now, we’re asking you to be equally generous to One Call for All. 100% of OCFA donations benefit charities that help support the local community. Together, we can make a difference.


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Gibbons Mickey Gibson and Kenneth Preston Lisa Giles Kat Gjovik Susie & Tim Gleason Jim & Cassie Gleckler Wayne Godfrey Katrina Godshalk Kathy and Kirk Godtfredsen Joanne Goethals Richard L. Goff & Dagmar Stauss Robert & Barbara Golden Meg Gordon & Patrick Miller Carleen Gosney Tim & Missy Goss Dan & Marilynn Gottlieb Mildred Gourlay Laura B. Gowen Michael & Kerry Grant Cece Grasso & Ted Oehlerking Julia Graves Carrol Gray Doug Greason Beverly Green Bob & Jane Greenberg Bradford Greene Hans & Anne Griesser Aileen & Philip Griffey Fred & Willie Grimm Caryl Grosch Warren & Mary Lee Gross Don & Janet Guthrie Carl Haefling & Pamela Johnson Roth Hafer Susan Haines Sandra Halbert Mark Haley Mary Hall Maureen Halligan Estevan Hammer Jewell Hanna Jane & Steve Hannuksela Reid & Barbara Hansen

Jay Hanseth Craig Hanson Allen Harader & Mary Croy Harader Harriet & Brian Harburn Bill & Carolyn Harper Denise Harris Peter and Janice Harris Lynne Harrison Cindy & David Harrison Carolyn Hart Jean Hart Svend & Edith Hartmann John Haskin Marcia Hastings Edwin & Trudy Hatch Keith & Maureen Hauschulz Megan Hawgood & Stephen Bucy Kevin & Kyanne Hawkins Randy & Janet Hawkins David & Helen Hecker Cynthia and Richard Heine Richard Helm Jessica & Craden Henderson Joan and Jeff Henderson Katharine and Gary Hendrickson Richard & Kristin Henshaw Don Heppenstall & Emily Mansfield Laurel Herriott Matthew Herwig Herb Heathcote & Leslie Marshall Julie Hill Peter & Ann Hill Susan & Jim Hobbs Adrian & Jane Hobden Charlotte Hoelterhoff Diane HoelterhoffFinney Robert & Debbie Hollyer Anne Hopkins & Marian Rees

Edie & Chuck Hottinger Teri Houston Elaine & Eldon Howard Howard Family Fund Cindy Howard-Gibbon & Chris Heinlein Robin Hruska & Michael Orr Janice Huang and Rob Evans Amy Hughes Karen and Jack Huisinga Christina Hulet Bill Hunt & Reba Ferguson David Hunting John Koval & Kit Hutchin Daniel & Kathleen Huxley Susan Irish Tom & Kathy Irvin Victoria Irwin & Leland Jones Diane Isonaka & David Galas William & Emma Iulo Rick & Marcy Jackson Tony & Shari Jacobellis Cynthia & Dan Jacobs Diana Jacobs & Francis de Gall Jean Jacoby Randall Jahren Robert & Sheila Jakubik Karen James & Dex McCulloch Scott & Susan James George Jarecke Cheryl Jaszewski Janice Jeffcoat Bob Jenness Erin and Brian Jennings Carole A. Kant Philanthropic Fund Clarence B. & Myrna H. Johnson Casey & Nancy Johnson Jack Johnson & Pamela IrvineJohnson Kathleen Johnson

Wyman & Karoline Johnson Ernie & Ellen Williams Stan & Linda Johnston Robert C Johnston Sophy Johnston Jean Johnstone Doug & Jan Jonas Theodore Jones Priscilla Jones & Paul Aussendorf Cathy Jones-Smith and Marty Smith Victoria Josslin & David Margolin Susan Jozwiak Rebecca & Larry Judd Jeffery Julius & Dr. Beverly Green Maureen & Tom Jurcak Barbara Kahn Candy & Jeff Kanter Ron Kaplan & Patty Lyman Robert & Judy Karr Beverly Kaufman Shelley & Darryl Kaurin Janet & Richard Keating Larry & Dorothy Kehres Bill Kelley Mike Kelly & Lisa Romasco Suzanne & Don Kelly Anne Kenefick Jim and Jackie Kennedy Katherine Kennedy & Alfred Kitching Susan Kerrigan R. Kerstetter Thomas & Helen Kilbane Ki Kilcher Bob & Karen King Ed & Iris King Mari & Dick King Kimi Kinoshita and Gary Nakamura Joan Kinsman Chuck Kirchner & Gillian Allard Craig & Carey Kirkby Arleen & Shel Klasky

The Boys & Girls Club of Bainbridge Island is a drop-in program for youth in grades K-8. We provide safe, positive, after-school programs, summer and holiday day camps, late night activities for our older club members and leadership and service opportunities for teens through club volunteerism. Our mission is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. Boys & Girls Club of Bainbridge Island is supported through One Call For All, local grants and private donations. We hope you will think of us when you receive your red envelope.

9453 Coppertop Loop NE • Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 www.bi.positiveplace.org • 206.436.1860

Tom & Terry Klein Katy and Ted Klinkenberg Bill & Barbara Knapp Dale & Susan Knell Hank & Susan Knottnerus Joyce Knutsen Carol Koch Mits & Lilly Kodama Marguerite & Morton Kondracke David & Frances Korten Kathleen & Tedd Kraft Judith Kramer Stephen & Barbara Kratz Beverley Kraus Karin Kravitz Paul & Anne Kundtz John & Janet Kutina Marcy & Gary Lagerloef Michael Lake Steve & Cheryl Lakich Steve & Diane Landry Jennifer & John Lange Will & Chapple Langemack Philippe & Andrea Lantin Lucia & Joe Lara David Larimore Stephen & Patsy Larson Vince & Karin Larson Charles and Beverly Law Brian & Anne Lawler Erin Leader Judi & Lee Leader Anne LeDell-Hong Nancy & David Leedy Sandra Leese Carolyn & Tom Leigh Robert K. Leik Renee & Elliot Leiter Charles & Carlene Leonard Michael Leonard & Norimi Kusanagi Wray & Anne Lertora Judy & Aaron Levine Michael & Nancy Lewars Sandrisa Lewellyn Sheri & James Mackey Frederic Taylor Lhamon & Joyce Lhamon Jean Lichti Jane Lindley Dave & Sue Lindsey Donna Linz, MSW Chuck & Joanne Little Ann and John Livengood Martha Livingston Judy Lofgren Elizabeth Longley Jette Lord Ann Atwater Lovejoy

Gary & Betty Loverich Elizabeth Luis Tim Leyh & Joan Lukasik Kyle and Sue Lukins Ruth Lund Laura Lundgren Susan Lusk Jennifer MacDonald Virginia Mackay Suzanne MacKenzie & Shirley Roudenbush Pamela & Frank Madigan Berit Madsen Brian & Janet Magana John & Laurie Maltman Richard & Elizabeth Mancuso Lewis & Nancy Mandell Leigh Manheim Don & Joanne Mannino Robert & Clara Manny Angela Mansfield & Garret Veley Neil and Marianne Marck Sallie & Andy Maron John D Marshall Ron & Pat Marshall Norman Marten Jr Elizabeth Martin Kara Master Kathryn Mathias & Roger Coulter Imbert and Karen Matthee Julie and Steve Matthews Cheryl & Eric Mauer Viki McCabe Finn, Brody and Shay McCallum James & Linda McCarty Bill & Anna McClain Margaret McDevitt Mike & Janet McDevitt Joe F. Wagner Family Cestjon McFarland William and Sara McGonagle Casey & Susan McGrath Jim McIntyre Joeseph & Lesca McKee George McKinney Francella and Malcom McKinnon Marilyn McLauchlan Lynda H McMaken & James Lagdon Liming McMillan Natalie Meacham Malcolm & Kathy Mead Kol Medina & Elsa Watson Kyle Meidell Linda Meier & Steven Hubbard Nina & Bill Meierding Joel & Marian Merkel

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Craig & Helen Merrill Suzanne Merriman William Merz Rick & Maureen Meslang Laurel Michael Carl Middleton John & Justine Milberg Maggie Miller Alan Miller & Carolyn Mitchell Daniel & Robin Miller Judith Miller Kim & Stephan Miller Patricia Miller Robert Miller & Anne McElearney Michael & Jeanne Milligan Kimberly Mills Brian & Norma Miner Elaine Moehring Tom Moench Elaine Moline Thomas Monk David & Charlene Moore Bobbie & Mike Morgan Carl & Doreen Morgan Patricia & William Morgans Sarah Morgans Marion Moriarty Terri Morris Christen Muir Jan Mulder and Greg Bedinger Florence Munat Judy & Carl Mundt Bonnie Murphy & Paul Lewis Elizabeth Murray Michelle Naden Jim & Ann Nagle Kazuko Nakao Judy Nakata Larry & Sandy Nakata Larry & Abigail Nazareth Marshall & Ann Nelson Chad & Kelly Netolicky Chewelah Nett & Bruce Fritchman Eva Neumann Eileen & Tom Nicol Bruce Nitsche & Jo Wallace Larry & Shirley Noedel Gary Nolta Mary & Victor Odermat Tom & Judy O’Hare Eileen Okada Laurel Oliver Shirlee Oliver Rex Theodore Olsen Steven Olson Theresa & Craig Olson Laura & Tim O’Mara William & Kerry O’Neill Dolores O’Rourke & David Kirscher Pat O’Rourke

E Orville Bitsy Ostenson Marilyn Ostergren Tom & Cathleen Osterman Mrs. B. Otorowski Daniel Otto James & Katey Owen Helen Owens Stephen Palmason Merry & Stan Palmer R.B. & S.W. Palmer Linda Papineau Dorothy Paterson Chris Patmont Allan & Gloria Patterson Janet Levy & William Pauli Althea Paulson & Dan Mallove Joel, Kimberly & Adam Paulson Shawna Paulson & Daniel Houser Betsy Peabody & Jeff Gueble Ann & Mark Pearl Jim & Debbie Peek Bill and Patty Pelandini Evelyn Peratrovich Diana Peters John and Janet Peters Barry & Channie Peters Jil and Brendan Peters Richard & Anne-Mette Peters Karl & Joan Petersen Catherine Petrek Gary & Margreet Pettersen Joan Phillips & Ric Jones Jeff Phillips Cassie Picha Andrea & Phil Pickett Karla Piecuch Jay & Joan Piper Jim & Lynn Pippard Don & Shirley Poggi Jim & Pam Porter Jack Prelutsky Stephen Prentice & Martha Makosky Reed Price & Jennifer Merrill David & Judy Prongay Kristin Province Gary and Linda Purdom Pat Putman Joanna Pyle Martha Pyne Alaric Quain Jill & Brian Quick James & Sabine Quitslund Jon & Toby Quitslund Sonya Quitslund David & Frances Ran Linda Raquer Art & Jill Ratcliffe


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Robert & Virginia Rausch Pete & Kathy Raustein William & Barbara Rayburn Carol Reanier Edward & Alice Reasoner Art & Virginia Redfield Marian Rees Patricia & Michael Reese Bill & Joanne Reese Asha Rehnberg & Larry Pluimer Rosalind Renouard Troy Rentz David & Gaye Reynolds-Gooch Julie Riely & Anthony Gibbons Dan Riley Duane Rimel Elinor Ringland Esther Ritzenthaler Debra & Jeffery Robert Martha Roberts Sherry Roberts Peter Robinson Christy Robinson Joseph & Mona Rochelle Dave & Sarah Roe Michael Rogers Stephanie Rohl David & Holly Rohrbacher James Rohrscheib Jon & Kay Root Jan Willem Rosenboom & Alice Levisay Michael Rosenthal Frances Ross Sada Ross Fund at Bainbridge Community Foundation Raelene Rossart Wayne Roth & Kathleen Alcala Randall Rotter & Renata Lac Steve Rowley & Johanna Caslander Deborah Rudnick & Robert Ast Alan & Joyce Rudolph Kate Ruffing Judy Ruliffson & Walter Oliver Abigail Ruscetta Sharon Rutzick Kristina Safford Alexander and Elizabeth Saliba Tom & Cyndy Salisbury Karen Salsbury & Ric Moore Dean & Pat Sampson Bill Sams & Janet Bernard Sams Gloria Sayler Karen & William Scarvie

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Jo Schaffer Markos & Hillary Scheer Deborah & Proctor Schenk Leo Schilling Patricia M Schlosser Charles & Linda Schmid Philip & Paula Schmidt Keri Schmit Beth Schmoyer Mark Schneider Robert C. Schneider Patricia Schroeder Miles & Wanda Schulze Steve & Annie Schwager Michael Schwank Patricia & Michael Schwartz Elizabeth Scott-Court R.J. & Mary Lynn Seaby Cynthia Lovelace Sears Michael and Sally Sebastian Sandra Sell-Lee Linda Sevold Howard and Elizabeth Sewell Mark & Susan Shaffer Carol Shakow Dwight Shappell Sam Sharar & Lynn Oliver Robert & Pamela Sharman Jeff & Jennifer Sharp Cindy & John Shea Callie Sheehan David Sheldon James & Jennie Sheldon Karen Sherwood William & Sandra Shopes Alice and Dave Shorett Dick & Julie Shryock Ben & Carla Sias Mark & Jackie Siler Michael Silves Jack & Karen Sjolseth Kris & Meghan Skotheim Dinah & Joseph Slattery Charles Smith Dickinson & Luanne Smith Irene & Marc Smith John & Nancy Smith Maggie Smith Margaret Jeanne Smith Michael & Julie Smith Michael Lunsford and Morgan Smith Regina Smith Kathy Smith-Willman Bonnie & David Snedeker Christopher &

Cameron Snow Allan & Mary Solonsky Jennifer Solseng JoReen & Linda Sommerseth Sarah Soutter Marie A Spearman Pat Speidel Ellin Spenser Jerry & Judy Spigal Barry & Sharon Spinak David & Naomi Spinak Dale & Regina Spoor Rick & Bonnie Stafford David Stallings Jan Stanton Sundi & Craig Stauffer Evie Stege Lynn Stehle John & Peggy Stephens Jill Sterrett Eric & Caroline Stevens Thomas Stevens Stacy Stevens-Lacy Avonne Stiles Marilyn Stoknes Annette Stollman Maja & Warren Stone Carol & Scott Stover Franklin Stowell Janissa Strabuk Marc & Carrie Strachan Stephen Streufert & Lisa Foisy Bobbi Strom Janet Sturham Gary & Elizabeth Sundem Linda Sutherland Steve & Kerry Sutorius Dwight & Edith Sutton Paul & Virginia Swanson Karrie & Jeffrey Sweeney Darya Swingle & Jason Hamilton David & Linda Swolgaard Linda Tanner Jim & Chris Taylor Jason & Sara Taylor Nancy Taylor & Fritz Levy Peter & Patricia Tegtmeyer David & Sally Tellekson Jaco & Barbara ten Hove Mary Terry Keith & Marian Thackray George & Deborah Themann Ann Cook & Greg Thies Rick & Lisa Thomas Steve & Kris Thomas Flora & Ott Thompson Kathleen Thorne

Robert S. & Dorothy H. Thorne Larry & Carol Tice Melissa Timme & Paul Snagovsky Judith Tingley Angelo & Christine Toglia Val & Mary Ann Tollefson Michael & Susan Tolley April Trabucco Barbara Trafton & Bruce Beall Chuck & Nancy Trauth Edward & Peg Treanor Rosalynn and Lorn Trudeau Nicola & Laura Tugwell Robert & Carolyn Tull Marilyn Turkovich & Lynn De Vree Jerry & Lana Turner Catherine & James Tusler Mark Ulloa Susan Ulrich-Angell Louise Urness John & Cynthia Van Buskirk Katherine & Tarquin Van Slyke Johanna Vander Stoep & Eric Cederwall Brad & Martha Vaughan David & Joyce Veterane Anne & Barney Voegtlen Walter Vogdes Paul & Elaine Von Rosensteil Peter & Shelly Vosshall William & Connie Waddington Marcia Walker Trey Walker & Mary Anderson Jim & Diane Walkowski Cebe Wallace Roy & Virginia Wallace Linda & Rick Walsh Lauren Walsh Stuart & Janie Walton Carol Ware Linda & Edus H Warren Bye Watson Melissa Weakly Ralph Weaver Tyler & Jenny Weaver Dana & Steve Webber Kate B. Webster Scott & Ann Weigle Lisa Weiss Teri & Chuck Weldy Bruce & Marianne Welling Robert & Kayanne Wendel Robert Weschler Jeff & Wendy Westerlund Diana Wetmore

Brian & Kari Wetzler Jack & Mildred Whealdon Phil & Eleanor Wheeler John & Shirley Whitaker Bruce White & Dawn Snider Neal & Holly White Linda Whitehead & Gary Quitslund Robert Whitley & Anne Stern Michele Whitman Daniel & Beverly Wick Peter & Patti Wiedemann Betty Wiese Charlie & Nancy Wiggins W Josehp Wilcynski Marianne Wiley Deanna Wilkes-Gibbs & Jorge Barrios Barbara Wilkinson Trevor Wilkinson Dennis Willerford Stephen Willey & Gretchen Gende A. & R. Wilhoit Mark & Ann Williams David & Nancy Williams Stephen & Marcia Williams Delight Willing Judy & Don Willott

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Karen Wilson John Wilson Mike & Barb Wilson Richard and Sally Wilson Sherri Wilson Curtis Winston Grant & Barbara Winther Linda Wohlsen Herman & Suelyn Wong Barbara & John Woodman Nan Wooldridge Jillian Worth & Larry Weiner Jeff & Nicole Wortley James and Amanda Wright Joanne Wright Robert Wright Betty Wyatt Elbert Yamato Stan Yeackel Nancy Yeilding Jean York Mary & Gary Yoshida Dallas Young Clarence Younker Walter Yund Joseph & Rebecca Zalke

We make giving easy! www.onecallforall.org We are asking you to ANSWER THE CALL in 2015. The need is greater than ever.

In your Red Envelope, please designate

To support SB’s many community programs, including:

Bainbridge Community Broadcasting

Listen In, at:

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Photo by Joel Sackett

A montage of BCPA programs shows how much has already been done.

Continued from page 20 “We’ve really built a following and the audience is always attentive and appreciative,” Burns said. “At 4 p.m. on the first Sunday of the month, it’s all about the music.” BCPA doesn’t have the resources for big fundraising campaigns and instead relies on OCFA to help garner community support. Monies raised through the annual campaign are critical to BCPA’s

success: more than one-third of its operating budget comes from OCFA. The money pays for maintenance of the piano, insurance and to offset concert expenses. As for Burns, her payment comes in a different form. “My payoff is to sit back and listen to the piano be played by students and professionals,” Burns said. “It’s a pure joy to sit and listen to it.”

Bainbridge Island Rowing Youth and adult rowing programs for the Bainbridge Island community - Juniors and Masters Winter Training starts 11/16/15 - Juniors Spring Season, 2/8/16 221 Winslow Way W. #102 | Bainbridge Island | bainbridgerowing.org

We Support Strong Against Cancer

Make Some Noise: Cure Kids Cancer – Northwest P.O. Box 11422, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 www.makenoise4kidsnw.org | 206-780-7818 info@makenoise4kidsnw.org

We grant 100% of donated dollars to specific pediatric cancer research at Seattle Children’s


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Continued from page 14 can continue to serve our community can designate gifts to OCFA. Contributions cover the expenses of printing, postage, our website, and overhead. Q: As the new executive director of OCFA, do you have any goals?

Olympic Performance Group is celebrating 10 years of dance education and performance on Bainbridge Island! AND, the first year as a One Call For All member!

We hope you will Join us: November 28 – Island Tree Lighting December 19-21 – The Nutcracker: Once Upon a Time February 20, 21 - Excerpts from Swan Lake with BI Symphony For more information visit

www.olympicperformancegroup.org

A: We are good at helping nonprofits raise money, and I would like to see us help them year-round. I plan to start a brown-bag lunch series where we convene on relevant topics like marketing, events, social media and development, so that we can all learn about best practices and build a professional community of support. Q: How do you describe OCFA to those who aren’t familiar with the organization? A: I think of OCFA like a matchmaker. We match the good intentions and charitable intent of donors with the good work that is happening on the Island. As a community, we are all served by a healthy nonprofit sector and we all benefit. At OCFA, we facilitate relationships between the nonprofits and the donors who want to make a difference on the Island.

Photo by Joel Sackett

The community comes together for the annual Red Envelope stuffing at the Fil-Am Hall.

Enhancing community by supporting local trails, parks, and open space. Enriching recreational opportunities for all.

THANK YOU for including the Bainbridge Island Parks Foundation in your One Call for All donations.

First Sundays Concerts Music Up Close on Bainbridge Island

Concert SeriesSERIES 2015 CONCERT Presented by Bainbridge Community Piano Asssociation

November 1 January 4 2016 February 8 January 3 March 1 February 14 April 12 March 6 May 3 April 3 September 13 May 1 October 4

November 1

2015 Gail Pettis, jazz vocalist Tony Foster Jazz Trio

Blue Moon Baroque Quartet

String Trio Pardalote Meg Brennand, cello & David White, piano Greta Matassa, jazz vocalist Michael Partington, guitar Cosi Classical Quartet Marc Seales Jazz Trio Stephen Bryant, Ruth Marshall & Garrett Ross Sasha Starcevich, piano Mark Lewis Jazz Trio Janet See, flute & John Lenti, lute Gail Pettis, jazz vocalist

Tickets at: www.brownpapertickets.com $20 adults - $10 youth

Sundays at 4:00pm - Waterfront Park Community Center Information: 206.842.3380

WWW.BIPARKSFOUNDATION.ORG

www.firstsundaysconcerts.org


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When your red envelope arrives ... “I believe in BYS” Please consider directing your donation to

“I believe in BYS” LL DOMINIQUE CANTWE,

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR G ARTS BAINBRIDGE PERFORMIN

Bainbridge Youth Services (BYS) www.askBYS.org

A sustainable 53+ year-old island nonprofit providing free and confidential mental health counseling for teens. Our well-being counselors provided 1,700 session hours last year.

“I believe in BYS”

ANNE BLAIR

MAYOR & CITY CO UNCIL MEMBER NORTH WARD CIT Y OF BAINBRIDGE ISLAND

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Teens seek counseling for: Drug/ Alcohol, Anxiety, Depression, Family issues, Academics, Peer relationship and Social issues.

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