October breaking news – Highlights of coming events. Don’t miss out.

12 Days of Whidbey Raffle

Tickets are $5 each, and each ticket enters you in 12 separate drawings for fabulous prize baskets each worth between $250 and $1,000. Drawings will be Dec 1-12. The basket for each day has a different theme: Wine and Chocolate Covered Island, Cook It Up in the Kitchen, Golf on the North End, Family Night in Oak Harbor, Family Fun on the South-End, Caffeinated Whidbey, Reader’s Treasure, Spirits of Whidbey, Beautify for Winter, Garden Dreaming, Holiday Cheer, and That’s Italian. Each raffle ticket purchased supports seniors, adults with disabilities, and those who care for them, with essential resources provided by Island Senior Resources.

Tickets go on sale November 1. Tickets are available at Island Senior Resources (Bayview) and Senior Thrift. Other purchase locations will be announced at www.senior-resources.org and on Facebook at facebook.com/islandseniors.

Halloween Pancake Breakfast  – Benefits Meals on Wheels

Let us do the cooking! Come join in the fun and friendship and have a hearty breakfast on Saturday, October 27, 9-11 AM at Island Senior Resources (Bayview). Suggested donation $7, kids under 5 eat free! Enjoy delicious pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, juice, fresh fruit, & coffee or tea. (gluten-free available). We’ll also have door prizes and will be raffling off gift baskets. (Coffee basket, Tea basket, Fall basket, and Chocolate Basket). If you want, come in your favorite costume! We always have lots of fun!

 Don’t miss Not Your Grandma’s Bingo Saturday, November 10!

This is an amazing event – it’s a raucous night of fun, laughter, and Bingo that raises money to support the programs Island Senior Resources provides to seniors, adults with disabilities, and those who care for them. Buy tickets online soon at our website. Bring your friends!

The event will be Saturday, November 10 at Bayview Hall. Tickets: $16/person, VIP table for 8 for $200.

Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

Volunteers Needed

Bayview Kitchen: Volunteers are needed in the Bayview kitchen especially on Tuesdays, but also on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Hours are flexible: anytime between 11 AM and 1:30 PM. We especially need help loading the dishwasher from 12:30-1: 30 PM. Contact Debbie Metz 360-321-1621.
Senior Thrift: Volunteers are needed to assist at cash registers and with processing donations. Call Cindi Quigley 360-331-5701.
Medical Transportation drivers: Help transport seniors to and from medical appointments. Mileage is reimbursed. Call Pat Weekly 360-914-3212.
Time Together Adult Day: Come support seniors and those with developmental disabilities through fun activities, music, games, and stories. Call Mel Watson 360-321-1623.