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EPC Presents $10,000 to the Food Bank in Edmonds

EPC Presents $10,000 to the Food Bank in Edmonds

On Monday, September 26, Ron LaRue, Michelle Martin, Jack McHenry, and Ro Verdeja visited the Edmonds Food Bank to present Executive Director Casey Davis this year's donation from the club as a result of the 2022 Food Bank Tournament. The grand total came to $10,000,...

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Food Bank Panache Nets $10,000

Food Bank Panache Nets $10,000

What is the definition of "panache"? I'm glad you asked! The word designates "a grand or flamboyant style, verve, or flair." And that is exactly what took place at Sierra Park on Saturday, August 27. During the day-long event, 48 competitors from Edmonds, Seattle, and...

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Edmonds Petanque in The Seattle Times

Edmonds Petanque in The Seattle Times

On June 16, in an article about record-breaking low tides, The Seattle Times featured the EPC's own Ron LaRue and Jim Klein as they enjoyed an extraordinary day at the beach playing low tide petanque at the Edmonds ferry dock beach. Amid the beachcombers and...

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Rain or Shine, Petanque Rolls On. League 2022.

Rain or Shine, Petanque Rolls On. League 2022.

Throughout the rain and cold of this unusual spring, the Edmonds Petanque Club continued to meet in sharp petanque competition and recently concluded its 2022 League season. This year 12 teams contended for the Chris Guitton Trophy honoring the year’s best doubles...

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Philippe Geraud Competes at Nationals

On February 26 and 27 Philippe Geraud of the Edmonds Petanque Club competed in two national tournaments held in Sandford, FL, by the Oh La La Petanque Club of Orlando. After two long days of petanque, Philippe returned to the PNW with a medal and cash prize in each...

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Edmonds Petanque goes to France

September in the French Riviera is the perfect time to visit and play Petanque, as 14 members of the Edmonds Petanque Club found out in the pleasant sunshine on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. Daniel Olivieri, President de l 'Entente des Sociétés Nicoises de...

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Petanque in Los Angeles

You may enjoy watching this short YouTube video (in French with some English) about the Petanque Club of Los Angeles. It is a fun film, and as you watch, you will probably have fun finding parallels with the Edmonds Petanque Club. Who is the Michelle Martin of LA?...

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Santa Susanna Spain

International Test for Edmonds Petanque During the first week of October, members of the Edmonds Petanque Club tested their petanque skills against an array of teams competing in the Santa Susanna International Open Petanque Tournament held in Santa Susanna, Spain. In...

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