Heritage Award Winners Announced

This year’s Malstrom Heritage Awards Luncheon at the wonderful new Marysville Museum, held March 17, 2018, honored the Marysville Historical Society (Project) and the Mukilteo Historical Society (Publication).

The Marysville Museum is an exciting new facility to discover local history. The Marysville Historical Society is dedicated to the discovery, preservation and display of all items relating to the history of the Greater Marysville area. The group’s president, Ken Cage, was honored for leading the newly constructed museum near Jennings Memorial Park. The 8,000-square-foot building features a main exhibit room, meeting rooms, kitchen, smaller exhibit areas and an upstairs office.
Read the Herald article from June 2017.

Dr. Margaret Robe Summitt accepted the award for the Mukilteo group. Their outstanding work to produce guidebook “Mukilteo Pioneer Cemetery: Honoring Our History” includes GPS coordinates throughout the cemetery.
Read the
Herald article from August 2017.
Download the Map of Mukilteo Pioneer Cemetery (PDF).

Other 2017 Nominees:

On the Trail of Richard Roesiger: A Pioneer’s Life in the Pacific Northwest
Submitted by the Lake Roesiger Homeowners Association

City of Everett: 125th Anniversary Edition 2018 Calendar
Submitted by Historic Everett
Still available on their website or J. Matheson’s Gifts on Colby Ave.

Heritage Events & Eduaction

There are many new heritage events, training, and other opportunities over the next few weeks. Most are free. See if anything might be of interest to you or your group.

Immediate and on-going. Free training to jump-start your grants successyour 3-part video training – any time – at your own pace.  The Community Foundation of Snohomish County, Washington Nonprofits, and GrantsMagic U are partnering to bring you this fast-paced, hands-on, ready-when-you-are three-part video training … as our guest!    http://www.grantsmagic.org/cf-sc

April 8-14 National Library Week, “Embrace leadership at your library: celebrate National Library Week April 8-14.” Brought to you by the Everett Public Library.

April 10 – “Historical Map How-To”, 1:00 PM. Learn how to use the League of Snohomish County Heritage Organizations’ free historical maps software. Tuesday at the Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society Library, 6111 – 188th Place NE, Arlington. Free and open to the public. More info: stillygen.org
April 10 – “Lake Stevens History on Screen”, 6:30-8:00 PM, 1802 Main Street (Lake Stevens Historical Museum). Watch recorded interviews and historical movies of Lake Stevens at a movie night hosted by the Lake Stevens Historical Society. Snacks provided. More info: 425-312-3320

April 12 – Marysville Historical Museum Open House, 4:00 – 7:00 PM, 6805 Armar Road, Marysville. Find out more on their Facebook Page. Kid friendly. Stop by and see their new award-winning museum, winner of this year’s Malstrom Award for projects, given by the League of Snohomish County Heritage Organizations (LOSCHO) last month.
April 14 – “Discovering the J.S. White Building, Hidden in Plain Sight“, 2 p.m. at the Everett Public Library. Snohomish County Author, Historian, designer, and photographer Warner Blake will reveal the true location of the White Building. For more information, contact Cameron Johnson at 425.257.7640 or cjohnson@everettwa.gov

April 19 – 10:00 AM Pacific, GuideStar webinar: “3 Secrets to Raising Major Gifts You Can’t Survive Without”  For more info and to register, click on this link:  https://learn.guidestar.org/2018-04-19-secrets-raising-major-gifts?utm_campaign=NFG%2FAmy
April 21 – LOSCHO 2nd Quarter Board Meeting, 10:00 AM, Saturday, April 21, Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society, 6111 – 188th Pl NE, Arlington 98223.
April 21 – 7th Annual SpringTea & Vintage Fashion Exhibit , “Waistlines, Hemlines & More”,  12:30 p.m. at The Floyd Cultural Center, located at  27130 – 102nd Ave NW, Stanwood 98292. Sponsored by the Stanwood area Historical Society. For more information:  http://www.sahs-fncc.org/?page_id=52

April 22 –  Marysville Historical Society’s 15th Annual Spring Tea and Silent Auction “Under the Sea”, 12:30 – 4:00 PM, Tulalip Resort Casino (Orca Ballroom). Tickets are $25. Stop by the museum or email the Tea Committee to RSVP. 

April 23, 11:00 PM Pacific, GuideStar webinar: “Room40 Group: Too Little Revenue All the Time?”    For more info and to register, click on this link:  https://learn.guidestar.org/too-little-revenue-all-the-time?utm_campaign=NFG%2FAmy 

April 23-25Revitalize WA preservation conference in Port Townsend, sponsored by the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation.

April 25 Gambling and Fundraising for Nonprofits”, free online class, noon – 1:00 PM, presented by Brian Lane, Special Agent, Washington State Gambling Commission Field Operations Regulation Unit. Register here.

April 25 – “Nonprofits and Special Occasion’s Licenses”, free online class, 2:00 – 3:00 PM, presented by Beth Lehman, Washington State Liquor Control Board Customer Service and Support Manager. Register here.
April 27 – “Fundraising 101 – Tips for Building your Donor Base” free workshop, 9-11 a.m. at EvCC Monroe Campus in the Tye Building, Monroe. Hosted by the Community Foundation of Snohomish County. Fundraising from the Field – Join us for this FREE informal session to learn practical suggestions for finding new donors.  Nonprofits of every size have an opportunity to find and attract new donors.  Learn great tips, and real-world experiences, from our panel.  This workshop is ideal for Snohomish County nonprofit staff and board members interested in growing and sustaining their organization.  RSVP: Elizabeth@cf-sc.org

May 5 – Nordic Museum Grand Opening Ceremony, noon, 2655 NW Market St, Seattle 98107. Follow up events scheduled the next few days. 
May 9: Everett Waterfront History Bus Tours, 3:30 & 5:30, free admission. Join historian Jack O’Donnell and Port of Everett staff to celebrate the Port of Everett’s centennial year and City of Everett’s 125th anniversary. Co-sponsored by Historic Everett and the Port of Everett. Register at www.portofeverett.com/bustours or contact Catherine Soper at catherines@portofeverett.com
May 6Bothell History presentation by Margaret Turcott, author of “Bothell (Images of America)”, Sunday 5/6, doors open at 1:00 PM, program at 1:30 PM, Lynnwood Senior Center (19000 44th Ave W, Lynnwood). Turcott will share stories from her book and will discuss early settlement, becoming a city, growing pains, and the long history of the community’s 4th of July parade. Sponsored by Lynnwood Alderwood Manor Heritage Association. Free.

May 19 – “Cows and Carnations, The Stimsons of Hollywood on Saturday 5/19 at 10:00 AM, Brightwater Environmental Education and Community Center (22505 State Route 9, Woodinville). Woodinville Heritage Society VP Kevin Stadler shares the story of the arrival in Washington State of Fred and Nellie Stimson, establishing themselves as prominent members of Seattle and then becoming famous for the raising of Holstein Friesian cattle and several varieties of carnations and other flowers in the Sammamish Valley at their Hollywood Farm. Free.