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Lifetime/Honorary (09/02/19)
Clyde Aspevig & Carol Guzman
Michael F. Bigham
Gary & Susan Crowe
Debbie Day
Sue Dixon
George Gund, IV
Louise & Gunnar Klarr
Edmund & Laura Littlefield
Maryanne Mott
Anne Pattee & Hamilton Hale
E.B.  Searle & Mike Branham
Marion S. Searle
Sally Searle
Jennifer Speers
Agnieszka Winkler & Art Lund

Sustainer (09/02/19)
John & Barbara Marz
Peter Simon

Benefactor (09/02/19)
John & Robbin Dofflemyer

Donor (09/02/19)
Scott & Jesselie Anderson
Larry Biehl & Maggie Kritzer
John Breternitz & Chris Cox
Joseph & Pam Brown
Lawrence & Jenny Gates
Ed & Sue Kingzett
Chris & Bernie Machen
Bill Watson

Partner (09/02/19)
Dick Akin & Nancy Hunt
Carole Anderson
Jim & Carol Barnes
Betsy W. Brooks
Martin & Sheila Bunker
Jordan & Carol Gates
Helen Hankins
Donald & Sharon Hordness
Wes & Sunny Howell
Janet Hunewill
Jim & Sue Kelley
Cyd McMullen & Alan Glaser
Marilyn Melton
John Muraglia
Kurt & Katherine Neddenriep
Marla Painter & Mark Rudd
Norman Pease
Nancy N. Resor
Tom & Diane Rice
Chris Ryden
Jennifer & Philip Satre
Deborah & Tim Stemwedel
John & Joan Valaas
Allan & Peggy Walch
Richard & Gladys Webb
Jamie & Sally Will
Karen & Stewart Wilson
Eric & Pamela Young
Paul Zarzyski & Elizabeth Dear
Robert & Susan Zerga

Supporter (09/02/19)
Michael Babiarz & Jenny Stanionis
Alex Benna & Christina Benna
Ronald & Nancy Blackman
Steve & Michele Boone
Michael Boyle
Bert & Carol Braun
Dick & Marcia Brockett
Jerry A. Brooks
Steven & Lois Brown
Daniel & Donna Bybee
Gilbert & Swainia Cochran
Mary Kathleen Collins
Robert & Patricia Colon
Rick & Rocki Crowder
Richard & Lynn Cusac
Michael & Janet Fischer
Edward & Margaret Friedrichs
Thomas M. Fritter
Ed & Sara Groenendyke
Glen & Casey Guttry
Patrick Harrington
Ralph & Linda Hartmann
Floyd Heitzman
Clarence Herbst & Linda Vitti
Thomas & Anne Hilty
Kristy & Val Jones
Robert & Carrie Kelley
Jon & Sue Key
Mary Korpi
Ted & Kelly Lyster
John & Mary Ellen Martin
Pamela & Keith McClain
Lyle & Nancy McNeal
Kevin & Ann Melcher
John H. Mitchell
Bill & Eva Marie Morrish
Wil & Judith Moschetti
Dr. Antonia Neubauer
B.J. & Patrick North
Tom & Connie Ohlendorf
Deborah & William Origer
Tony Patterson
Dr. Jim Rappaport
Joyce Richards
David Richmond & Lynda Smallenberger
Gordon & Shirley Rock
Francis Schultz
Bob Scurria & Nita Scurria
Mark Sedenquist
Sean Sexton
Mike & Frannie Shields
Robert Stein & Dale Kaplan-Stein
Alice & Kevin Steiner
William Sullivan
Greg & Joanne Tanner
Janet Walls & Katherine Winans
Doug Wight
Barbara Wilson
Walter & Karen Winchell
Patricia Winther
Preston T. Wright

Contributor (09/02/19)
Jim & Lynn Atcheson
Ron & Kathy Atkinson
Karen & Stephen Benna
William Boettner
Don & Jean Brandenburger
Tom Brandenburger
Robert & Suzanne Brown
Dr. Janet Carter
Nancy I. Cecconi
Peter Challman
Hugh Collett & Virginia Oustad
James & Linda Crismer
Caty Crockett
Kay Steninger Davis
Steven & Helen Dizio
Cindy & Paul Dobak
JoAnn Eklund
Sandra L. Fidler
Terry & Ronald Foil
Tim & Carol Ford
John & Judy George
Leonard & Sharon George
Michael & Kathy Gerdts
Shawn & Mindy Goemmer
Andrea M. Graham
Gregory & Leslie Greenhaw
Jacqueline Groves & David Morledge
Karen & Gary Hardesty
Joyce Helens & John Hart
Brian Herr
Brandon & Annie Hicks
Lee & Lynn Hoffman
Denny Hoover & Angie McCrann
Frances Jenkins
Pamela Jensen
G. Robert Johnson
Cassandra Joseph
Janice King & David Hogle
Joycelyn King & Jack Seeling
Rick Law
Steven & Caroline Maertens
Joe Mann
Karen Martin
Steve Meysing
Angie & Randy Montre
Daniel & Kathie Nelson
Bill & Ann Nisbet
Leanna & Timothy Ogle
Rick & Vicki Palagi
Leslie Parraguirre
Cindy & Harry Poett
Steve & Pam Robinson
Judy Santelman
Ronald Shimkowski & Billie Eldien
Bernard & Nancy Sorofman
Dave & Dixie Starbuck
Anne C. Steninger
Kenneth & Barbara Stinchfield
Tamara Tipton
Hans & Michele Van Heusden
Robert & Marian Wagner
Phil Wannamaker
Pete Watercott & Katherine Erickson
Larry Weiss & Marta Malone
Scott Werschky & Mary Werschky Annabella C. Whitney
Nancy & Jeffrey Wiedemann
Deborah Wilson
Denise Withnell & David Wilke
Sharron Yore
Kathi Young

Patron (09/02/19)
Nanci & Steve Anderson
Sandy Annis
Deavon Badami
Robin & Dan Barnett
Barbara Barrett
Randy & Karen Barrow
Louise Basanez
Edwin Basl & Janet Puccinelli Basl
Kirsten Bedford
Louis & Paula Bergeron
Shamie Biffle
Lina Blohm
Evie Boutte
Judith & Buck Boyce
Tamra & Steven Boyce
Michael Brennan
Donald Brewer
Marian K. Brooks
Ken Brown
Kenneth & Susan Brunk
Tom & Bonnie Brunton
Linda Burr & David Del Nagro
Erik Butters & Laura Proconier
James Brian & Ellen Campbell
Dick & Sandy Canady
Hal Cannon & Teresa Jordan
Paul Cardoza
Carolyn & Merle Carpenter
Wendy & David Castagna
Tom & Phyllis Cates
Malinda Chapman
Lyle & Lauren Charter
Susan & Peter Church
William & Gail Coffee
Matt & Susan Connelly
Roger & Jan Cooper
Kristin Crosby & Jay Waters
Bryan Dilworth & Kelly Rockwood
Kevin & Lisa Dinwiddie
Dixie Dixon & Stephen Mortensen
Daryl Drake
Carolyn & Tim Dufurrena
Bill Duke & Rebecca Bianco
Michael & Becky Duke
Bob & Tammy Dunn
Fran Edens
Linda & George Eldridge
Larry Elletson
Jon & Betsy Elliott
Janette Ferguson
Barbara Finley
Debra, Mary Beth and Suzy Flower
Melvin & Barb Foremaster
Siri Forsman-Sims
Sharon Forster
Mary Gallagher
Hank & Catherine Gibbons
Bill Gibson & Betty Linnell
Mary Gilbertson
Stephen & Martha Gore
David Griffin
Jon & Shellie Griggs
DW Groethe
Emma R. Gross
Kit & Becky Haddock
CJ Hadley
David Hanlon
Leslie Harding & Matthew Silva
Annie Hatch & Joel Zimmerer
Sandra & Thomas Hebert
Bob & Elizabeth Heguy
Steven & Cheri Hill
Mark Hogan
Bobbie Ann Howell
Deborah & Peter Hunter
Dryke Hutchison
Christopher Ireland & Davis Masten
Gina Jacobson, Carolyn Bartlett
& Charlotte Bass
Patrick & Mary Jacobson
Jane & Kenneth Jenkins
Maureen Jenkins
Michael & Diane Johnson
Suzi Jones
Linda & Steve Kahn
Victor Knutzen
Russel & Pennie Kost
Janet Koval
Lisa Krepela
Theodore & Barbara Lamb
Christie Lanning
Joseph & Kimberly Lapp
Dan & Gretchen Lavach
Michael Lea & Leslie Fredell Lea
Chuck & Cindy Learn
Robert & Gail Lee
Jean & Lisa Lekumberry
Henry A. Ludi
Betsy & Dennis Lutge
Janet Maas
David Madsen
Loyal A. McCammond
George & Donna McCready
David Merriman
Merrianne Metzger
Linda Meyer-Ehly
Amy Mills
David Mills
Louisa Moats
Steven Moore
Ron & Holly Moskovitz
Cheryl & Darren Murchison
Larry & Carol Sue Murphy
Georgette Nelson
Joann & John Nyman
Manda Olmstead & Jon Taylor
Robert & Dolores Olness
Brenda & Alan Olson
Alan Parenti
Susan & Harry Parker
Sarah Perez
Bill & Susan Pfeil
Walter Piehl, Jr.
Janice Pine & Thomas Wilson
Maria Polite
Geraldine Prevedel
Gerald Pruitt
Vess & Arla Quinlan
Stephanie & Bob Reddell
Brett Reed & Carolyn Day
Susan and Susan Reed
Martin Reichel
Beverly Rouse
Ed & Diane Ryken
Karyn & Brian Schmidt
Skip & Karin Schott
Susan & Ted Schroeder
Lillian Secrist
Arnold & June Silvey
Linda Smith
Merrill & J. Charlene Smith
Patricia & Steve Smith
Paul Smith
Scott Smith & Karma Taylor
Fonda & William Snow
Julien Sourwine & Judy Martin
Howard Stagg & Evelyn Cheselka
Kim & Carolyn Steninger
Mae Steninger
Pat & Shanda Sullivan
Susan Sutherland
Timothy Sutherland
Mark & Laura Sutton
Roger & Gail Teig
Jolene & John Telles
Donald Terry
Joan & Louie Test
Ronald Thomas
Harold & Karen Thompson
James S. Thompson
James Tubbs
Fernando Vazquez
William & Anne Wagner
Thomas Watson
Jim & Jan Weese
Lauren Tibert Wells
Frank Wheeler
Josh Wiggins
Will & Barbara Wood
Barbara Worthington
Stan & Jana Wright
Bobbie Yokum

Family/Dual (09/02/19)
Dave & Sue Abel
William A. Ackerman
John & Lisa Adams
Robert & Kerry Aguirre
Lisa Aguirre-Simcoe
Kevin & Leslie Ahearn
Fred & Irene Aldrich
Connie Anderson & Don Person
Dan & Ginger Anderson
Jaylene & Jim Andersen
George Appenzeller & Sarah Meadows
Daniel Aynesworth
Teddi Baer
Robin & Dan Barnett
Chris & Ashley Barnes
Bill & Lori Barton
Paul & Donna Barulich
Marty Bauer
Roy M. Bell
Dana Bennett
Michael Bennett
Nate Benson
Douglas Bernon
Arlin & Marlene Berry
Marcy & Greg Bigelow
Christine & Dennis Bolt
Raymond Boyd
Andy & Jan Boyer
Gus Brackett
Brenda Parker Brandy
Mark Brenenstall & Sheri Hixon-Brenenstall
Elaine Brye
Carol & Kelly Buckner
Holly Bundock
Kim Buzhardt
Nolan & Nancy Cantrall
Elaine C. Cardinale
Jim Cardwell
Nancie & Jim Carlson
Patti Case
George & Karen Chileski
John Clark & Bonnie Nishkian-Clark
Bill & Kimi Coates
Leta & Jim Collord
Shimi Coneh & Kristina Wildeveld Coneh
Christina Cope
Carrie Courson
Barbara & Michael Cowles
Jim & Sue Crawford
Philip Crispi
Tim Crowley
Joanne & Vernon Dalton
Charlene Daniels
Barbara & Eugene Davis
Mike & Karen Davis
Rainna Davis & Gary Wise
Ken & Karen Degney
Pete Delmue
Gail & Dan Denham
Cindy Smith-Derby & Michael Derby
Dave & Pat deRosier
Mark & Linda Dix
Barry Douglas
Sandra Durbin
Maria & Skip Eastman
Caroline Eliades
Rich & Jan Elias
Phillip Eller & Terese Devine
Glenn & Jill Elliott
Sherry & Thomas Engelhardt
Deborah Fant & Cary Lung
George Feland, Sr.
Karen & Marco Fiorello
Pat Fitzpatrick
Barbara Flanders
Randy & Peggy Floto
Annie Fonte
Johanna Foster
Ken & Michele Fowler
Clark Furlow
Dana & Cathie Gassaway
Jay Gatten
Gail Gauthier
John Gayhart
Judy Geoghegan
Michael Gillette
Meg Glaser
Kirsten E. Gleissner
Doug & Sue Glenn
Danny Goeschl & Anne Dain Goeschl
Peggy Goshgarian
Stacy Goss
Naanue K. Gowan
Pam Graham
Marilyn & Mat Gray
Elizabeth & Stephen Guss
Alvin & Brenda Hackel
Rusty Hale
Larry Hallum
Robert & Lynne Hamilton
Craig & Cathy Handley
Liza Hanks
David Hanlon
Cleo & Jim Hansen
Kevin & Susan Hansen
Betsy & David Harden
Ken & Donna Harriman
Julia Harris
Michael & Cindy Hartell
Judith Harvey
Claire & Mary Hawkins
Marianne & Kurt Heater
Suzi Henrichs & Harry Hull
Thomas & Carla Herret
Dean & Connie Hill
Glynna Hoekstra
Thomas & Bonnie Holliday
Ken Howry
Stephen Hueffed
Melissa Huther & Gordon Hof
Cindy & Larry Hyslop
Christi Jackson
Janice Jackson
Loren & Rebecca Jaff
John Jaglo
Edith & Glenn Jobe
Ana John
Larry & Susan Johnson
Ruth & Cliff Johnston
David & Franca Jones
Diana Jones
Fred Jones
Judy & Don Jones
Thurman & Nancy Jones
William & Sandy Jonkey
Elena & Ray Juarez
Shirley Juenemann
Christine Kauffman
Mike Keeler & Carolyn Williams
Micky Keeler
Carol Kennedy & Martin Phayre
Curt & Lynne Kennedy
Christopher & Kathleen Kienitz
Barbara King
Janice King
Robert King & Kathleen Bryan
John & Sue Kuehl
Tom & Marilee Kuhl
Lelia Lanctot
Guy & Rachel Larsen
Andrew Larson
Dan Lawrence
Susan Lawrence
Wes & Jane Lee
Patti & Larry Leininger
David Leinweber
Lanny & Jan Lemburg
Jon Levine
Larry Levy & Diana Brambrink
Hank & Eileen Lewis
Harry & Cindy Liedstrand
Jerod Linder
Robert G. Loveberg
Gary & Nancy Lowe
Ruth & Robert Lunt
Richard Maggard
Jody Maloley & Vivenne White
John & Ginger Manley
Tina Manning
Laurence Marinel
Leslie Conner-Maiyo & Dan Maiyo
Meade & Robin Martin
Kevin Martini-Fuller & Sherry Diamond
Sid & Myrna Marty
Nancy Mason
Lon Matthis
John & Ali Matula
Patricia Mayes
Ford Mays
Molly & John Mazzella
George & Patti McCormick
Michael McDonough
Maureen McElroy
Brad McMullen
Christopher & Shade McVay
Ivan & Darlene Meads
John Mercer & Lisa Dobrott
Marilyn S. Miller
Kelli & Robert Milligan
Michael & Catherine Mohar
Marianne Molland & Jonathan Foster
Roy & Bobbi Moore
Virginia & Jim Moore
James & Karen Moren
Mark Morgan
Jack & Barb Morris
John & Anne Moss
Donna & Edwin Motis
Krys Munzing
John Murnane
Vicki & Ronnie Murphy
Dean & Karan Newton
Edward Newton
Rich & Mary Nichols
Richard & Pamela Nicholson
Helen M. Nickerson
Stephanie Nielson
Laurie Nix
Leslie Noel
Julie Nosky
Gene & Kay Nowell
Judy & Pat O'Byrne
Mark & Charlene Odell
Abby Ogle
Melanie Jo & Douglas Olson
Suzanne Paisley & Charles Jones
Alton Parker
Ann Paulson
Allen & Lisa Pavelka
Roly Pearson
Dan & Kim Pedroni
Cathy Peppers
James & Charlene Peters
Stephen & Sharon Peters
Jan & Dennis Petersen
Dan J. Peterson
Wendy & Mitchel Peterson
Jean Pfarr
Margo Pfunder & Chad Gagnon
Bill Piccolo & Bernice Sagrillo
Diana Plank & David Cline
Buckridge Potts
Catherine & Chris Pressley
Milton & Patricia Price
Ester M. Quilici
Sally Rabenhorst & James Carragher Gail Rackliffe
Morris & Kathy Reaves
Keith & Janet Redenbaugh
Diane Reddan
Robert Reddell
Edward Reed
William & Robin Reese
Connie Rehbein
Lynn & Jim Rehberger
Michael & Sharon Reich
Peter & Patricia Reiss
Sandy Ress & Susan Foster
John & Marcia Rhoades
Sherrie Rhoads
Jake Riley
Elwyn & Kae Robinson
Nathan & Paula Robison
Kathleen R. Rodriguez
Gail Ross
Floyd & Nannette Rowley
Paula & Darrell Rubel
Philip Rudy
Dean & Shirley Ruhter
Gary & Laurie Sanders
Mike Sanders
Sherry Sanders & Priscilla Barton
Christine Blackburn-Sapp & Guy Sapp
David Sargent
Pete Savage
John & Monica Schlegel
Shirley & Robert Schlegel
Edward & Jenniefer Schnabel
Stephen & Coleen Schoen
Russell Schwehr
Jessie Scofield
Thomas & Mary Seal
Betsey Sesler
Charles Sheldon
Rex & Brook Simons
Jan Skrukrud
Gail L. Smart
Susan Smartt
JenniSue & James Smith
Justin & Jody Smith
Thomas & Vicki Smith
Kathryn Snyder
Dell & Noranne Sparks
Delaine & Rick Spilsbury
William Stewart & Laura Siering
Rex Strother
John Stuart
Kraig Sundberg
Janet Swanson
Tom & Carla Swearingen
Kenneth & Sherri Swenson
Hugh Talton
Elizabeth Tate
Robert Taylor & Anne Kaiser
Michael & Paulette Tcherkassky
Jaymi Terrell
Jim Thiessen
Daniel & Paula Thurston
Robin Titus & Allen Vail
Rick & Cathy Toot
Mark Townsend
Carolyn Trainor
Michael & Shirley Traynor
Alana J. Tososie-Labate
Gail & Kim Turett
John Twomey
Carolyn E. Updike
Margaret & Alvin Urke
Margaret & Dirk VanderLaan
Pete & Linda VanDerMeulen
Carmen & Steve VanTuyl
Lucas & Leila Vaughan
Charles & Pamela Vetrano
Jens Vindum & Carol Prince
Judy & Gerald Wagner
David & Malin Walrod
Jennie Watson & Paul Lucchesi
Rod Weed
Kris Wells
Monika White & Roger Goodman
Austin Wilson
Dianne & David Wood
Julie Workman
Larry & Stephanie Young
Rosemary Yull & Larry Kier
Shari Zinik

Friend (09/02/19)
Jackson Ahern
Danny Alexander
Wendy K. Anderson
David Atwater
Katherine Aviles (Ogle)
Betty Jo Baker
Tarja Beck
Richard Becker
Bill Beers
Ann Bell
Richard Benson
Terry Biggs
Sharon Boersma
Brad Bokoski
Charlie Bolton
Bryan Bowles
Nancy Brackett
Beth Buck
Madeline Butcher
Jackie Byrne
Stu Carlson
Douglas Clarke
John Connolly
Linda Conners
Sandra Conry
Hugh Cooke
Victoria D. Crowe
Harriet Crum
Nancy Curtis
Mary Davies
Brandi Davis
Chris Doerr
Sharon Doke
Douglas Dollars
Linda Dufurrena
Susan Elliott
Emmett Elrod
David E. Emmenegger
William Ennis
Karyn Erickson
Bonnie Evans
Dean Eveland
Sarah Ewing
Jody Fergerstrom
Carl Fleischhauer
John Forrest
Samantha Frohbieter
Verne Frost
Anne Garner
Purly Gates
Irvin Gibson
Marie Gibson
Janice Gilbertson
Hank Gonzalez
Lowell Grauberger
Forrest Griggs
Dan Gudgel
Aaron Guss
Trina Hadden
Stephen Harris
Barbara Hauge
Andy Hedges
Sally Henkel
Chris Henrich
Jill Hinderberger
Marion Hinners
Sandra Hise
Randal Holtz
Ray Hopper
Jeanne Horne
Margaret Horstmeyer
Gloria Hubberts
James Hull
Marki Janssen
Gailyn Johnson
Marlene Johnson
Janice V. Jorgensen
Sallie K. Joseph
Jennifer June
Johan Kahl
Frank Kanig
Donna Kapala
Ira Kent
Virginia Kersey
Tamara Kittiver
Gary Klein
Sallie Knowles
Ruth Kohn
James Kujaca
Jarle Kvale
Michael Kyffin
K C LaCourse
Boris Lakusta
Gary J. Laswell
Eric A. Lauha
Michael Lawson
Len Ledet
Sharon Lee
Jedd Lester
Jessica B. Lifland
Lori Lindsay
Tina Lister
Sharon Livingston
Robert Livsey
Paul Lowham
Richard MacPherson
Jerry Magee
Jane Magenheim
Lindsay Malone
Don Marion
Sydney Martinez
Georgio Martini
Katie Maxim
Dee McGee
Gary McMahan
Patrick McMahon
Margo Metegrano
Bruce Miller
Elaine Miller
Sunny Minedew
Kelsey Molloy
Tammy Montes de Oca
Tracy Morrison
Jeff Morrow
Sharon Mullin
Giuliana Murphy
Judy Murphy
Sing Murphy
Jean Neddenriep
Rodney Nelson
Mary Lou Oslund
Sandra Overholdtzer
Carol Oxley
Joe Pauley
Joan Paye
Patricia Pearce
Ingrid Philibert
Shadd Piehl
Perry Pleyte
Patricia Ponzini
Bruce E. Portwood
Sandra Poupeney
John Purdy
Lisa Quinlan
Gwen Reid
Merle Reuser
Christina Riley
Sari Rogoff
Olivia Romo
Betty R. Rosenberg
Diana Saenz
Jan-Michelle Sawyer
Barbara Schauffler
Sandra Schroeder
Marge Scott
Karmen Setty
Deleaua Shannon
Chris Simon
Wayne C. Smith
Linda Soderlind
Dolores Steele
Charlene Stevens
Rita Stitzel
Peggy Stromer
Terri Sturm
Jeff Tant
Heidi Temko
George Thompson
Greg Torvinen
Melinda Torvinen
John Toton
Diana Totten
Francesca Treccani
Carolyn Turner
David Unger
Andrea Van Der Dussen
Jena Vasconcellos
Heidi Vissering
David Walker
John Waters
Jana Weber
William Weiner
Jenry White
Andy Wilkinson
Kristin Windbigler
William B. Witmer
Caroline Wolf
Kim Wolf
David Worstell
Rod Worthington
Laura Zam
Leola Zofrea
Albert Zwhalen

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