Congrats Virgil!

Virgil_Clarkson__public_domain_North Thurston Kiwanis Member Virgil Clarkson was recently honored by his colleagues on the Lacey City Council.  The Lacey Senior Center will now be named the Virgil S. Clarkson Senior Center.  Virgil has served as a Council Member, Deputy Mayor, and Mayor.

Welcome New Members!

The North Thurston Kiwanis Club is excited to welcome into membership Ear, Nose, and Throat Associates as a corporate member.  The designated contact is Wendy Baggott.  Also attending meetings will be Stacey Piccone.  Welcome!  We look forward to getting to know you even better!

Welcome Joseph!

IMG_8045The North Thurston Kiwanis is proud to welcome Joseph Govednik into membership.  Joseph’s sponsor is Toni Christy.  Joseph is the Museum Curator at the Foss Waterway Seaport.  He is very community minded, and we are proud to welcome him into membership.

In Memoriam Gayle Thronson

GayleAfter a courageous and strong 18 month fight against cancer, Gayle Thronson, peacefully passed away on Monday, February 25.  Gayle is the wife of North Thurston Kiwanis member Howard Thronson.  Gayle was a very active and caring individual who will be greatly missed.  A memorial service will be held Sunday, March 17, 2:00 PM at the St. Martin’s Worthington Center.

Below is Gayle’s Obituary.

Barbara Gayle Thronson On Monday, February 25, 2013, Barbara Gayle Thronson, age 61, passed away after an 18 month fight with Cholangiocarcinoma. Gayle was at home in Lacey, WA, surrounded by her family, Continue reading “In Memoriam Gayle Thronson”