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					                                                           Helping Hands for the Disabled
                                                                     Est. 1975


                                                                             Edition 2007

            Sp        o                                                        Volume 14 Number 3

            THANK YOU!!                                                    Inside this Issue:

Thank you to each of you who attended our 2007 Auction. Thank
 you for your generosity and good will toward Helping Hands for        2007 Auction Was a
the Disabled. Our total proceeds were more than $70,000—and              Great Success!
         our “Make a Difference” donations reached their
                        highest level ever!
          We’re already planning for our 2007 Auction.                   Thank you Donors           2
Please mark your calendars for Friday, October 10,
                                                                      Thank You Volunteers
                     2008!                                            & In Honor Dedications
We plan to once again hold our event at the Embassy Suites Hotel
                          in Bellevue.                                    Happy Holidays!           4

                                                                       Mission Statement
                                                                          Helping Hands for the
                                                                            Disabled’s Mission
                                                                           Statement is to give
                                                                                people with
                                                                              disabilities the
                                                                         opportunity to achieve
                                                                       their potential, build their
                                                                        self esteem and enhance
                                                                             their community
                                                                             involvement. To
                                                                           accomplish this, we
                                                                         commit our energy and
                                                                        resources to developing
                                                                             and maintaining
                                                                             residences and a
                                                                               continuum of
                                                                       program services to meet
                                                                                their needs.

           Great works are performed, not by strength, but by
                    perseverance. Samuel Johnson
Acme Bowling, Billiards & Events
Aiko V. Scales
                                              OUR GENEROUS DONORS                                                        Ronn & Genette Altaras
                                                                                                                         Rosalie Whyel Museum of Doll Art
                                   Enchanted Forest                    Laser Quest
Air Combat                         Eric Corbin & Katie Grasser         Laura Bee Designs                                 Rose Marie Nelson
Airial Hot Air Balloon Co.         Eric & Kelly Jaeger                 Leslie Yamada                                     Rosemary Duffy
All Things Lavender                Erica Clawson                       Li Luo                                            Salish Lodge
Allegro Performing Arts Academy    Erika Smith MacDonald               Linda Garton                                      Sam Chung & Heidi Floryance
Amy Fountain                       Facing Facts - Glenna Trout         Linda & Bob Knutson                               Samson Estates Winery
Ann Ferri                          Family Fun Center                   Linda & Jim Shoemaker                             Sandy & Steve Byington
Anonymous A                        Fatburger                           Lisa Hamilton                                     Sandy Rodal
Anonymous B                        Foss Maritime                       Lisa Rohrback                                     Sandy Wood
Anonymous C                        Frank Everett                       Little Gym                                        Schlegel Sports & the Tacoma Rainiers
Anthony’s Restaurants              Fran’s Chocolates, LTD              Lori & Sean Carney                                Scott & Donna Snyder
Argosy Cruises                     Fred & Sheri Yeatts                 Lynnwood Bowl & Skate                             Seastar Restaurant & Raw Bar
Arlene DePalma                     Frontier Bank                       Lynnwood Ice Center                               Seattle Arts Museum
Art M. Lee                         Frye Art Museum                     Marci Jewelry                                     Seattle Mariners
Arthur Murray School of Dance      Fujiya Japanese Restaurant          Marilyn Pritchett & Linda Knutson                 Seattle Marriott Hotel
Audree McEachern                   Gail Provo                          Mark Guetlich                                     Seattle Sonics & Storm
Barb Barger & Eva Robinson         Gail & Barbara Herman               Marketspice                                       Second Story Repertory
Barbara Howe                       Galvin Flying Services              Marlene Pettit                                    Shadow Mountain Resort
Barrett & Eileen Beaupre           Gary & Kelly Morgan                 Marshall’s                                        Silver City Restaurant & Brewery
Bed Bath & Beyond                  Gary & Sabrina Horn                 Mary Blanchard                                    Silver Cloud Inns - Seattle Lake Union
Bellevue Arts Museum               Gene Yoder                          Mary Hill Winery                                  Silverwood Theme Park
Bellevue Police Department         Gladys Wehland                      Mary P. Caylor                                    Skamania Lodge
Ben Franklin Crafts                Glen & Eilene Zachry                Mary R. Kanter                                    Sol Duc Hot Springs Resort
Bernie M. Triance                  Greg & Anne Streib                  Matanzas Inn                                      Sonia Meisenheimer
Big 5 Sporting Goods               Happie Byers                        McCormick & Schmick’s                             Sport Restaurant & Bar
Bill & Beverly Allen               Harrah’s Entertainment              Mediterranean Kitchen                             Stagg’s Coins & Precious Metals
Bruce & Julie Hart                 Heenan’s Burnt Finger BBQ           Melrose Grill                                     Stephanie Leeman
Build A Bear Workshop              Henry Art Gallery                   Mike & Jan Brandt                                 Steve & Sherry Elwood
Burgermaster                       Henry Kowalski & Alice Grette       Mike & Shirley Sim                                Stu Yarfitz & Trud Fajans
Cactus Alki                        Herbert & Shirley Bridge            Mini Mountain                                     Studio East
Caddell’s Laser Clinic             Holland America Line                Mitzi & Albert Karg                               Stuhlbergs
Cal Neva Resort, Spa & Casino      Holy Spirit Lutheran Church         Monika Buroker                                    Sung Yang, USATT Regional Coach
Caroline Thienes                   Homestead Farms Golf Resort         Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge           Sunset Spa & Tanning
Carolyn & John Hickman             Hoodsport Winery                    of WA                                             Suzanne Yoder
Caryl Grasser                      Howard & Sharon Stoll               Mt. Baker Lodging                                 Swarovski North America, LTD.
Catherine Carter & Wendy Harris    Hyun Ja & Kyung Hyup Shin           Muckleshoot Indian Casino                         Sylvan Learning Center
Center for Wooden Boats            Ikea                                Muscles for Charity                               Tabitha Wolfe
Chartreuse International           Inn at Spanish Head                 Natalie Danielson                                 Taco Time
Cheryl Jordan                      Inn at Virginia Mason               Nelson & Susan Schmitz                            Talking Rain
Chinook Winds Casino               Issaquah Curves                     Newcastle Curves                                  Target, Factoria
Choong & Hae Choi                  Ivar’s & Kidd Valley Restaurants    Nordic Heritage Museum                            Tender Touch Dental Center 'Smile for Life'
Chris Beahler                      Jackson Jeyanayagam                 Northwest Outdoor Center                          Thalia Bolenbaugh, Avon
Chris & Ann Newman                 James DeLong & Janet Staub          Northwest Puppet Center                           The Bees Knees Scrapbooks
Chris & Catherine O'Donnell        James Van Ostrand                   Northwest Trek                                    The Islander
Chuck Burget - Pacific Plants      JanSport                            Ocean Crest Resort                                The Old Spaghetti Factory
Claim Jumper Restaurant            Jeanette Jean Baker                 Odyssey Maritime Discovery Center                 The Red Lion Hotel
Clipped Wings - Seattle Chapter    Jeannie Lee & Nick Richardson       Oregon Zoo                                        The Summit Extreme Fitness
Claudia Bean McIntosh              Jeffrey Ressler                     Pacific Coast Feather Company                     Three Girls Bakery
Click Wine Group                   Jerry’s Rogue Jets                  Pacific Northwest Ballet                          Tillicum Village & Tours, Inc.
Colleen Duffy & Damian Gormley     Jerry & Cheryl Reding               Pacific Science Center                            Tom Ryan Floors
Comfort Inn & Suites               Jesse & Crystal Bartlett            Paint Away!                                       Travis Apple & Ian Thomas
Cookies by Design                  Jillian’s                           Palomino                                          Trevor Shaw Safari’s
Crossroads Marketing Office        Jim & Kim Hepper                    Paolo’s Italian Restaurant                        Tully’s Coffee
Crystal Mountain Inc.              Jim vanOstrand                      Patrick Baker & Kathryn Russell                   Twokoi Japanese Cuisine
Dan & Heidi Ellis                  Joanne Henkle                       Patrick Duffy                                     Venture Bank
Darryl & Patrice Welch             John Beswetherick                   Patrick Maher Memorial Foundation                 Vertical World
David McCudden                     John Bishop & Glenna Trout          Patty Duffy                                       Vicki Sheron
David Ray                          John & Kim vanBroekhoven            Peter Hanus & Zaure Seitenova                     Village Theatre of Issaquah & Everett
Deborah Dwyer-Oshiro               John & Mary Jo Costello             Pro Golf Discount                                 Virginia Maydew
Deborah Dwyer-Oshiro               John & Sue Parks                    Puetz Golf Superstores                            W Seattle
Debra M. Appelman                  Joie Worthen                        Rain City Cooking School                          Walgreen’s, Pacific Northwest
Defensive Driving School           Joseph Oliva                        Ray & Kathleen Willey                             Wayne Zachry
Dermavita Skin Care & Laser        Julia’s Restaurant                  Rays Island Plumbing                              Wendy Peloquin
Clinic                             Julie Hegira & Suzanne Williams     Red Robin                                         Westin Hotel Seattle
Desert Fire Restaurant             Kahler Glen Golf & Ski Resort       Redhook Ale Brewery                               Will & Gracia McAlister
Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley             Kathryn Dixon                       Redmond Inn                                       Willows Lodge
Dolly Turner                       Kathy Fies                          Renee Maher                                       Wing Luke Asian Museum
Doug & Beverly Boyce               Kay Hight                           Renton Civic Theatre                              Woodmark Hotel
Dragonfish Asian Café              Kent Valley Ice Centre              Residence Inn by Marriott                         Yarrow Bay Grill & Beach Cafe
Dukes Chowder House                Kibble & Prentice                   Richard & Roz Parker                              Yvonne Lamey
Eagle Crest Resort                 Kim vanBroekhoven                   Rings & Things                                    ZymoGenetics
Ed & Mariko Meyer                  Kiyomi Tamura                       Rite Aid                                          13 Coins Restaurant
Ed & Jill Brunes                   Lake Chelan Winery                  Robert & Marion Boyle                             5 Spot
Edward Turner                      Lake Wilderness Enterprises         Rodney Sim                                        5th Avenue Theatre
Embassy Suites                     LaPanier                            Roland Kipfstuhl & Soyon Kim                                 We try very hard to acknowledge
Emerald Downs                      Las Margaritas Mexican Restaurant   Ron & Melva Timm                  everyone that donates to us. If your name has been left off of this list, we apologize and
                                                                                                                                       ask that you please let us know: (425) 644-4344.

                     Thank you to our fabulous auction volunteers!
      We had many dedicated volunteers show up to help make our 2007 auction so
   successful. Among our volunteers were students from Bremerton High School, Lake
                  Washington High School and Renton High School!
 Aaron Boutte, Alicia Von Runnen, Andrew Fritz, Barbara Barger, Barrett Beaupre, Benny Kuo, Bremerton High School Students, Britt
van Haastrecht, Bruce Brewer, Cameron Michels, Carly Saucerman, Catherine Carter, Catherine Devery, Chanel Robinson, Cheryl Jor-
 dan, Chris Yoder, Christine Truong, Claudia Bean McIntosh, Cynthia McClain, Darrah Johnson, DeeDee Stephens, Drew Fritz, Emmy
Thomas, Eva Robinson, Frank Walker, Grady Olsen, Gwen Daugs, Jeremy Housekeeper, John Beswetherick, John Hill, Joseph Briggs,
 Julie Hegira, Justin McClain, Kaitlyn Gervais, Kevin Gonzaga, Kim Vo, Kitty Junkin, Lake Washington High School Students, Lars van
   Haastrecht, Laura Jordan, Lenny Rich, Loretta Wiggins, Lori Carney, Luke Bartlett, Lynn Bartlett, Marilyn Rabena, Marty Jordan,
  Melissa Glazier, Natalie Shively, Nenad Kundacina, Nicholas Schuluner, Ramon Herrick, Renee Maher, Roland Kipfstuhl, Rosemary
 Duffy, Sam Stephens, Samantha Morrow, Stephanie Johnson, Stephanie McConnell, Stina Foiles, Suzanne Yoder, Terra Grose, Tricia
                                           Larson, Ty Huynh Chhor, Tyren Sams, Vixxen Pavy

IN LOVING MEMORY:                                                                      In Honor of:
       ◊Laurna       Boone◊
       Dan & Carole Boone
                                                Helping                           BARBARA BARGER
          Lauralee Pitts
                                             Hands for the              Thank you to Nancy Sorensen & Priscilla
    ◊Beth Ann        Bowman◊                    Disabled                                Duffy
        Barbara Barger &                          truly
          Eva Robinson                        appreciates                            BRETT NEIDER
       Dan & Carole Boone                    Troy Meyers                  Thank you to Oscar & Ruby Running
          Patrick Duffy                        and Mark
         Rosemary Duffy                       Edmonson                            BRAD SCHREIBER
         Nedra Shingleton                         with                   Thank you to Linda Knutson & Marilyn
        Ray & Kate Willey                         Epsi-                                Pritchett
         ◊Bonnie      Cole◊                     Epsilon9                        JANICE W. WOOLLEY
             Gail Provo                       donates the                        Thank you to Gail Provo
         ◊Katie     Dolan◊                    services for
           Erika Clawson                     our website!
            Gail Provo                                                   Helping Hands for the Disabled
                                                                         extends its sincere gratitude to
         ◊Lois    Refvem◊                                             Tender Touch Dental for all of its sup-
                                                                              port and generosity!
             Gail Provo

     ◊Bessie,  Fred & Tim
           Shingleton◊                                              Special Thanks to
         Nedra Shingleton                                      Eastside Community Aid
                                                    for once again supporting Helping Hands for the
   ◊Jan     vanBroekhoven◊                               Disabled through with a generous grant!
   George & Patricia Schreiber

           Applicants for                                             Quarterly Spotlight (Volume 14 Number 3)
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                                   privacy. We do not sell or
        veteran status, race,               pass your
                                                                               Helping Hands for the Disabled
           color, creed or        information on to any other                          P.O. Box 6335
           marital status.                   agency.
                                                                  3              Bellevue, WA 98008-0335
Cheryl V. Jordan, President
Lori Carney, Vice President
Catherine Carter, Vice President
Julie Hegira, Secretary
Roland Kipfstuhl, Treasurer
Claudia Bean-McIntosh
John Beswetherick
Renee Maher

                Happiest holiday wishes from
                 all of us at Helping Hands
                      for the Disabled!

                        Best wishes for a healthy and
                        prosperous 2008 for all of us!

                                                                         Non-Profit ORG.
                                    Helping Hands for the Disabled
                                             P. O. Box 6335               U.S. POSTAGE
                                       Bellevue, WA 98008-0335                 PAID
                               Visit us at our web site:    Permit No. 428
                                                                          Bellevue, WA



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