The Friends of Ocean Park School would like to thank the following people and businesses for their overwhelming support of the fourth annual Ocean Park Elementary online auction. Due to the generosity of these local businesses we were able to raise a great deal of money for our students and staff. A simple thank you doesn’t truly cover the extent of our appreciation! We love our small community and the support they show us year after year. Thanks to: Adrift Hotel, All Season’s Kidstuff, Allyce Brunke, Amy Curry, Andrea and Jack Marsh, Art’s Auto Parts, Azure, Bailey’s Bakery, Barbara Lester, Bay Avenue Gallery, Beach Batteries, Benson’s by the Beach, Beth Newenhof, Brandy Ferguson, Carole’s Salon, Carole Barger, Cathy Meinhardt, Chen’s Chinese Restaurant, Chico’s Pizza, Christy and David Curtis and Family, Chrome Dome, City Lumber, Clyde Zaidins, Coho Charters, Costco, Country Crafters, Dave and Jeannie Weyl, Denise McKinney, Diamond Expresso, Don Nisbett, Dooger’s, Dunes Pool, El Compadre Restaurante, Eric Weigardt, Full Circle Café, Funland, George D’Haene, George Hill, Girl Scouts Troop #41574, Great Day Café, Hill Auto Body & Towing, High Life Adventures, Inn at Discovery Coast, Jack’s Country Store, Jami Neace, Esteem Salon, Janice Thiry, Jeri Wilson, John and Kathy Vale, Jon Kukula, Surfside Golf Course, Kalisha Burton, Karen Beckerle, Karen Brownlee, Kenneth Price and Family, Kevin and Heather Soule, Kiss of Mist, Lesley Ferguson Farmers Insurance, Lighthouse Oceanfront Resort, Long Beach Coffee Roasters, Long Beach Thai Cuisine, Lynn Dickerson, Lynn Whealdon, Marilyn and Brian Sheldon, Mark Preston, Melissa Linquist, Miki Frace, Rose Mancini, NIVA Green, Ocean Spray Cranberries, Okie’s Thriftway, Oman and Son, Parker Hill, Paws by the Sea, Peggy Price, Pelicano Restaurant, Peninsula Golf, Peninsula Pharmacy, Phee McGees, Pickled Fish, Pink Poppy Bakery, Planter Box, Rainbow Preschool, Rex Wilson, Salon LOL, Sam Burton, Sheila Olson, Sid’s Market, Skookum Surf Co., Sweet Celebrations, Sweet Williams, Taft Plumbing, Tiffany and Brady Turner, The Lost Roo, Thriftway, Tidepool Crafts, Time Enough Books, Tori Beatty, Vitkoczy/Walters Family and Washington State Parks.

Students and Staff

Ocean Park Elementary School

A big thank you from

the animals and the animal shelter!

The South Pacific County Humane Society thanks everyone involved in the 2013 Furrballs tournament held Sunday, May 19, at the Peninsula Golf Course in Long Beach. Sue Skinner, Ginger Bish, Danielle Miller, Jane Holman, Keleigh Schwartz and beachdog, Verna Vetter, Steven Linhart and Cal and Kathy Middleton all put in time to make this not only a great tournament but also a very successful one for the animals and the shelter.

Thanks to those who donated prizes and food for the tournament including Brenda Haskett (two one-hour massages), Don Nisbett (two first place Furrballs trivets), Lost Weekend Clothing (SPCHS logo on golf towels), Cottage Bakery (frosted brownies and cookies for dessert), Mike Litawa and Cutler Management/The Breakers for the $10,000 hole-in-one sponsorship, and Esteem for a nail manicure.

Special thanks to our generous sponsors: Around 2 It Service, Active Enterprises, Arthur Strand Insurance, Box K Auto Repair, Charles Nelson B&B, Coastal Eye Care LLC, Consign Me LLC, Dennis’ Hungry Harbor Grille, Discovery Coast Real Estate, Don’s Portside Cafe & Pizzeria, Dr. Roof Inc., Farmer’s Insurance, Funland Inc., Great Day Café, Great NW Federal Credit Union, Guy Glenn P.S. Attorney at Law, Harmony Soap Works, IOOF (Oddfellows), Jack’s Country Store, Lighthouse Realty, Robin Little, Long Beach Coffee Roasters, Long Beach Commercial Security, Lost Weekend Clothing Co., Gary and Maria McGrew, Moose Lodge #2362, Nahcotta Suites LLC at the Breakers, Ocean Park Mini Storage, Oceanside Animal Clinic, Oman & Son Builders Supply Inc., Pacific Realty, Paws by the Sea, Peninsula Computer Repair, Peninsula Pharmacies, Inc., Peninsula Players, Peninsula Women’s Golf Association, Pioneer Market, Raymond Federal, Gary and Sue Skinner, Snuffy and Cloe, Sparks Automotive, Inc., State Farm Insurance, Sterling Concepts and Communication Inc., Sunset NAPA Auto Parts, The Candy Man, Rod and Verna Vetter and a very special thanks to our partners for the golf tournament: Sondra and Jim Eaton and Peninsula Golf. Kudos for another very successful tournament and lunch.

The South Pacific County Humane Society encourages the community to support all of these fine sponsors who help us all to become a more vibrant and warm community. Many thanks!

Staff, board, volunteers

and all the animals

SPCHS, Long Beach

I would like to thank Jean Nitzel at The Picture Attic for the outstanding job she did matting our Long Beach kindergarten art! Her generosity and craftsmanship created an incredible atmosphere at our Long Beach Elementary Art Show. Because of you and the excitement from the parents, we were able to raise enough money to go on our Oregon Zoo field trip. You are one in a million!

Michele Marshman


All of us benefit from the growth of mental health awareness on the Peninsula, as seen in the May 18 NAMI Walk in Long Beach. We want to thank Jo Petersen and the Ilwaco High School students for printing our 2013 T-shirts; Willapa Behavioral Health and WellSpring for publicizing the event; Rosi and Don Sartwell for banners; Jim Lee and the Ocean Park Lions for help setting up on Saturday; and several dozen walkers who braved the elements with energy and smiles. We especially thank businesses who contributed prizes for our second annual raffle: Anita’s Coastal Café, Azure Salon and Spa, Bailey’s Bakery and Café, Beach Batteries, The Candy Man, Chrome Dome, Corral Drive-In, Cottage Bakery, The Depot Restaurant, El Compadre Restaurant, 42d Street Café, Imperial Schooner Restaurant, Jack’s Country Store, Artist Marlene Kent, Key Bank, Wild World Kites, Long Beach Thai, The Lost Roo, Oceanside Animal Clinic, Okie’s Thriftway, Old Towne Trading Post, Pacific Art and Office Supply, Peninsula Pharmacies, Planter Box, Shelburne Hotel, Sid’s Market, Stormin’ Norman’s, Time Enough Books, and Wind World Kites. You all rock!

Board of NAMI Pacific County


The Nemah Community League would like to thank the families of James O. and Evelynn M. (Lagergren) Blaylock for the most generous donation. It will be put to good use to keep the community building available for the community.  

Thank you.

The Nemah Community League

Kelli Erickson


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