Focusing on an old organization (Nevada Masonic Lodge No.99 established 1857) starting a new tradition, a Christmas Lights Contest. Josh Vaughn
, Junior Warden, and Joe Wakeman
, secretary of the lodge, described the history and future plans. Turning from lights to loving our neighbors, we heard from Gil Peterson,
just retiring from managing the Nevada Community Cupboard,
as well as his co-volunteer Ron Weber.
Another story of someone who saw a need and started an organization to address it is Jeriann McLaughlin
, recently retired teacher from Ballard High School, who has brought the Ballard Clothes Pantry
into being in 1994.