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Fred Hoheim ’58
cele-
brated 50 years as a member
of the National Association of
Insurance and Financial Advi-
sors during the NAIFA state
convention in the Tri Cities,
Wash., on May 22. Here’s our
good friend Fred and Jeff Kyle,
NAIFA Washington outgoing
president. Congratulations,
Fred!
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The Zeta Alpha Alumni Chapter of Sigma Nu fraternity met for lunch on campus April 20. The group’s primary purpose for gathering
was to discuss how the alumni chapter could assist in bringing back to campus an active chapter of Sigma Nu fraternity. Dean of Students
Mike Segawa met with the group, reviewed the current status of fraternities on campus, and answered questions. The group also met
with ‘80s grads the following week. Kneeling in front, from left:
Bruce Reid ’78
,
P’13
;
Barrie Wilcox ’62
,
P’91
;
and
Tom Jobe ’62
.
Front standing, from left:
Brian Knutson ’66
,
M.B.A.’72
;
Steve Green ’65
,
P’94
;
Dave Stewart ’62
;
Gerry Rapp ’62
,
P’90
;
Ray
Jones ’64
;
Jim Nelson ’55
,
M.A.’63
;
John Ratko ’62
,
M.Ed.’68
;
and
Bill Baarsma ’64
,
P’93
.
Second row standing, from left:
Alan
Pratt ’76
(
partly kneeling),
Jim Guthrie ’61
,
John Meredith ’64
,
Dick Peterson ’67
,
and
John McKain ’67
.
Back, from left:
Jan
Jansen ’69
;
Ordy Nilsen ’66
;
Mike Lantz ’68
,
J.D.’77
;
Jamie Will ’69
,
P’97
;
Bill Nelson ’69
;
Jim Wilcox ’59
,
P’85
;
Jack Fals-
kow ’59
,
P’97
;
and
Dele Gunnerson ’62
.
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Here is
Christina
Maynard Cardenas ’69
with
husband Tony Cardenas (UW
’70),
at her retirement party
from the Kennewick, Wash.,
School District. Christina
worked as a pediatric occupa-
tional therapist for 40 years.
She practiced in urban and ru-
ral New Mexico, including two
years on the Navajo Nation.
Christina also directed the
pediatric occupational therapy
program at the National Jew-
ish Medical and Research Cen-
ter in Denver before returning
to Washington in 1988 to
work for the Kennewick School
District. Tony is a Yakima Val-
ley, Wash., native, and the
couple has retired in the Sun-
nyside/Grandview area. Chris-
tina tells us: “We practice our
strong Christian faith through
involvement in local servant-
leadership, immigration, and
community reconciliation
projects. We have lived in 13
states, visited another 28, and
look forward to exploring the
remaining nine.”
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Karen Robbins
M.Ed.’71
was the
Gold Winner of the
The Bill Fisher Award
for Best First Book
(
children’s/young
adult category) in
the Benjamin Frank-
lin Awards, for her
book
Shoe Print Art:
Step Into Drawing
.
Award winners were
announced at the
Independent Book
Publishers Asso-
ciation’s (IBPA) 25th
annual award ceremony held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel
in New York City on May 29. This is Karen’s first book
as the publisher of Hide and Seek Press. Another Logger
alumna,
Sally Marts ‘67
,
who also is a Delta Delta Delta
sorority sister of Karen’s, illustrated
Shoe Print Art
.
They en-
listed the help of 55 young artists from across the country
to contribute to the images—all made from a shoe print
shape. A percentage of profits from sales of the book will
be donated to Soles4Souls.org. Gibbs Smith books, Part-
ners/West, and Amazon.com distribute
Shoe Print Art
.
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From left:
Danae Smith ’14
,
Jerry McLaughlin ’74
,
and (former
Arches
intern and columnist!)
Lestraundra Alfred ’11
at the April 13
PR Career Jumpstart, a workshop and networking conference for aspiring
PR professionals put on by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).
Jerry, who is a member of the Puget Sound regional PRSA Diversity Com-
mittee, spoke at the gathering about his own experiences in PR and the
growing opportunities for young people from all races and cultures to
join the profession. Jerry is a retired principal of JayRay, a marketing and
communications firm in Tacoma. He now helps youth in the Tacoma
community. Danae, a current student at Puget Sound, is majoring in
communication studies. And Les is a business analyst at Boeing.