Investing in Community

Investing in Community

If you have been curious about the benefits of investing in your local Community Foundation, I welcome you to join us at the OICF stakeholders investment meeting, Wednesday, October 17, 4:30-6:30 at the Eastsound Fire Hall. Dave Drews and Mike Milojevich from...
Tiny House Sale

Tiny House Sale

The Tiny House is on the auction block! This project was the brainchild of Mark Padbury, Brett MacFarland, Jill Sherman, and teachers at Orcas Island High School. They applied for a $30,000 grant in 2016 with a plan to take their woodworking, applied physics, and...
Feeling the Love!

Feeling the Love!

We moved! While not fully unpacked, we are fully in our new offices and WE LOVE IT! This building is such a wonderful gift. I am overwhelmed by the generosity of the Volk Family, the Henigsons, and the community as a whole. The space is open, light, and surrounded by...
What a Pain

What a Pain

I had a root canal this week. It was quite the experience. It has been painful and was amazingly expensive. But I was lucky. I have a good dentist who got me in quickly and I had some savings. But it all made me think about the folks in this community who are not so...