Celebrate the Season returns to the Port in '17

2017 Celebrate Gingerbread

For the fifth straight year, the popular holiday event “Celebrate the Season” returns to the Port’s Event Center on the first weekend of December.

Anacortes Schools Foundation volunteers turn the Port’s Event Center into a winter wonderland for two days of family-oriented fun on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 2 & 3. Then the evening is ASF’s annual “Dream It” fundraising dinner and auction.

Order tickets to our 'Dream It' dinner/auction on Dec. 2 from our secure affiliate, Brown Paper Tickets. Learn about Celebrate the Season.

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The Foundation hires new Executive Director

Marta McClintockThe Anacortes Schools Foundation has hired an executive director to manage the non-profit organization. Marta McClintock officially started in September when she arrived with her family from Idaho. No stranger to this area, McClintock lived in Oak Harbor for eight years while her husband was stationed there. She says they’ve always wanted to end up in Anacortes because of the strong schools and the engaged community.

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2017 Scholarship Recipients

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The Anacortes Schools Foundation handed out 74 scholarships to graduating seniors and former graduates during a ceremony on May 31 at Brodniak Hall. The scholarships, worth more than $160,000, are due to generous donations from the community.

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Successful Fun Run Supports Anacortes Schools Foundation

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The second annual Shell Fueling Education Fun Run on October 2, 2016 at Washington Park raised more than $52,000 for the Anacortes Schools Foundation.

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2016 Scholarship Recipients

2016 scholarship recipients

It was a fun night for more than five-dozen scholarship winners, and their parents, at the Anacortes Schools Foundation’s 2016 Scholarships Ceremony. Sixty-two scholarships worth nearly $100,000 were handed out in the two-hour-plus ceremony at Brodniak Hall on June 1. 

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