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Project Girl hosts second annual Juneteenth celebration in Lynnwood

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., June 19, 2024—Project Girl hosted its second annual Juneteenth celebration at Cedar Valley Community School in Lynnwood on Wednesday, June 19, to commemorate the day the last remaining people in the United States were freed from the evil of slavery and servitude. The event held approximately 60 vendors, food trucks, live music by […]

Sisterhood and joy, Project Girl summer program empowers young women

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., August 28, 2023—Stepping into Project Girl headquarters in Lynnwood, one could feel an immediate sense of home. An amalgamation of pleasant aromas, paintings adorning the walls, couches plentiful with colorful pillows, and vibrant laughter in the background, accompanied with study and meditation rooms, and a fridge fully stocked with snacks, one can’t help […]

Four exceptional youths awarded college book grants by SCBHC

SCBHC grants

SNOHOMISH COUNTY, Wash., June 28, 2023—Four graduating high school students were awarded “Budding Youth” award grants at the Snohomish County Black Heritage Committee’s (SCBHC) Red and White Banquet on April 29 for the first time ever. In addition to an adornment, each student received a college book grant, as part of that award, that will […]

SCBHC Youth Initiative students are off to Nation’s capital to tour colleges

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EVERETT, Wash., June 10, 2023—This August, the Snohomish County Black Heritage Committee’s (SCBHC) Youth Initiative Program is headed to Washington D.C. to tour two historically Black colleges. From August 2 through August 8, 16 students, ranging in age from 11 to 22, and four chaperones will arrive in our Nation’s Capital, visit its many historical […]

Celebrating Black Excellence at annual Red and White Banquet

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MILL CREEK, Wash., June 8, 2023—The Snohomish County Black Heritage Committee (SCBHC) celebrated Black Excellence by recognizing members of the community deemed “roses” at its Red and White Banquet Award Ceremony, on April 29, at Mill Creek Foursquare Church. The awards were divided into a rose’s various stages – roots, stems, budding youth or “past, […]

Nothing Bundt Cakes serving high quality old-fashioned treats

Nothing Bundt Cakes

LYNNWOOD, Wash., February 25, 2023—Dozens celebrated the grand opening of Nothing Bundt Cakes located in the Lynnwood Crossroads shopping center at 196th St and HWY 99 on Friday, February 24, 2023. “I’m so excited to have them here,” Lynnwood Mayor Christine Frizzell shared with the Lynnwood Times. “I can’t tell you how many times I peeked […]

Lynnwood Times’ 2022 Persons of the Year: Jesse Hayes, Olympia Edwards, Karina Gasperin

Persons of the Year

Each year the Lynnwood Times selects one outstanding Snohomish County resident as Person of the Year to celebrate their achievements, ongoing community service, and unrivaled contributions to our community. After careful deliberation, The Lynnwood Times is proud to award three residents as 2022 Persons of the Year for the first time since this title’s inception: […]

Martin Luther King Jr. commemorated in Everett and Lynnwood

Martin Luther King

EVERETT, Wash., Janaury 17, 2023—The Snohomish County Black Heritage Committee’s annual Greater Everett Area Community Celebration march commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King’ Jr.’s life, legacy, and work returned Friday, January 13, after a three-year break. “It’s absolutely humbling to have the turnout, especially with the weather. We can joke all we want but the reality […]

Project Girl empowers young women of color

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., June 8, 2022 – At Project Girl, young women of color are provided a safe place where they can feel appreciated and connected. Through various resources including mentorship, counseling, life-skill coaching, and even working with courts to get troubled teens’ lives back on track. At Project Girl, young women of color are empowered […]

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