Renton man celebrates 101st birthday in Issaquah

November 2, 2010

John Born, of Renton, spent the last two months at Issaquah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center rehabilitating after getting a pacemaker, and he capped off his stay with a celebration.

John Born

On Oct. 28, Born turned 101, and he checked out of the facility the very next day, moving back home. Although he has lived alone since his wife passed away several years ago, he lives across the street from good friend Frank Bright, who brings him dinner every night.

Born grew up in Twin Falls, Idaho, in a family of six. He joined the military and served in World War II, where he fought in France. After the war, he worked for Boeing Co., and he has spent the past 50 years in the same house across from Bright.

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Garden club auction benefits Issaquah organizations

November 2, 2010

The Issaquah Garden Club has a lecture, luncheon and auction in store for its November meeting. Ann Baron, Issaquah garden consultant will present “Fall Propagation and Preparing the Garden for Winter” before the club’s free luncheon and annual auction at 11:15 a.m.

Auction items include a Village Theatre package for six, an overflowing chocolate gift basket and a Leavenworth getaway for four. Proceeds from the auction benefit the garden club, which in turn supports nonprofit organizations in town, including the Issaquah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank, Issaquah Valley Elementary School youth project and Issaquah History Museums.

The program starts at 10 a.m. Nov. 10 at Tibbetts Creek Manor, 750 17th Ave. N.W. R.S.V.P. to Dianne Tanner by e-mailing butterdmt@comcast.net or go here to learn more.

Garden club auction benefits Issaquah

October 26, 2010

The Issaquah Garden Club has a lecture, luncheon and auction in store for its November meeting. Ann Baron, Issaquah garden consultant will present “Fall Propagation and Preparing the Garden for Winter” before the club’s free luncheon and annual auction at 11:15 a.m.

Auction items include a Village Theatre package for six, an overflowing chocolate gift basket and a Leavenworth getaway for four. Proceeds from the auction benefit the garden club, which in turn supports nonprofit organizations in town, including the Issaquah Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Issaquah Food and Clothing Bank, Issaquah Valley Elementary School youth project and Issaquah History Museums.

The program starts at 10 a.m. Nov. 10 at Tibbetts Creek Manor, 750 17th Ave. N.W. R.S.V.P. to Dianne Tanner by e-mailing butterdmt@comcast.net or go to www.issaquahgardenclub.org to learn more.

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