Call For Artists for 2013 Mill Creek Art Walk

artwalkphotoCalling all artists who want to participate in the Mill Creek Town Center Second Thursday Art Walk, presented by the Mill Creek Art and Beautification Board & the Mill Creek Town Center Business Association. The 2013 Art Walk will be held 5 – 8PM on June 13July 11August 8 & September 12. The 2012 Art Walk was well attended & resulted in many positive comments from participating artists and merchants.

The goal of the Art Walk is to enhance the atmosphere of Mill Creek Town Center while providing artists with a venue in which to showcase their work. We attempt to match the style of the artist’s work with the host merchant’s preferences. Artists will not be charged fees or commissions.

Artists interested in exhibiting & selling their work are encouraged to apply. All entries will be juried. To be considered for the June 13th date, please apply by May 1.

To apply, send the following information and items to Mill Creek Art Walk, c/o City of Mill Creek, 15728 Main Street Mill Creek, Washington 98012-1518 or to

  • A short biography or resume that describes you and your work and includes the following contact information. Please let us know which contact method you prefer.
    • Name and address
    • Primary and secondary phone numbers
    • Email address
    • Website address
  • 4 to 6 examples of your work. You can either mail color photos or prints on a single sheet, which will be kept on file but not returned, or email no more than 6 digital images (not links to websites or online albums).
  • The number of pieces you have ready to show. Two-dimensional artwork must
    be framed or matted. Also, indicate whether your work can be displayed outdoors.
  • Price list or price range.
  • The dates that you want to participate, ranked in order of preference & any merchant preference you may have. Although we cannot guarantee placement with a specific merchant, we will consider your request.

Participating artists are required to organize their exhibitions with their assigned merchants, provide the apparatus needed to display their work & attend their exhibitions the night of the Art Walk. Do tell.

Questions? Contact us at

Artwork from: Mill Creek Town Center Business Association, City of Mill Creek & Second Thursday ArtWalk

New Kiwanis Club Being Organized in Mill Creek

PNWGroupLogo3Pacific Northwest District of Kiwanis International, working in concert with citizens of Snohomish County, is forming a Kiwanis Club of Mill Creek. The aim of the new club is to serve the needs of children in Mill Creek & Snohomish County as well as to meet other needs in the community, develop youth leaders, & provide opportunities for leadership, business & social fellowship.

The first pre-organizational meeting will be held in on April 23, 2013, Tuesday, at Volunteers of America, 16300 Motor Place, Lynnwood, WA 98037. The meeting is expected to be held from 7-8PM. Citizens, 18 years or over, interested in improving the community & helping meet the needs of children are welcome to attend the meeting & to become Charter Members of the new Kiwanis Club of Mill Creek. The club is expected to be chartered in May. For all the the latest information on the club & for persons 18 years or over to sign up for Charter Membership online, go to:   You may also contact Jim Garcia, Kiwanis Lt. Governor, by email Contact Jim Garcia

mc_kiwanisAs a member of Mill Creek Kiwanis, Snohomish County citizens will join over 290,000 Kiwanians in more than 80 nations dedicated to serving children & others in need. The Kiwanis theme is Serving the Children of the World, starting with our own communities.

Some 300,000 young people are working in concert with the over 8500 Kiwanis clubs through K-Kids in elementary school, Builders Club in middle school, Key Club in high school & Circle K in colleges and universities.

The Kiwanis Worldwide Service Project, with UNICEF joined forces to eliminate maternal & neonatal tetanus (MNT) from the face of the Earth. Kiwanis & UNICEF in the past tackled iodine deficiency disorders, achieving one of the most significant public health successes of the 20th century. The ELIMINATE project will reach the poorest, most neglected mothers & babies with additional lifesaving health care. The Pacific Northwest District project is to have a world free of childhood cancer through research and care.

If you believe our children are the future, take pride in your community, want to reach out to those in need & you enjoy meeting new people, Kiwanis Club of Mill Creek is for you.

Mid-term Vacancy on Design Review Board to Be Filled

The City of Mill Creek is seeking one volunteer to fill a mid-term vacancy on the Design Review Board, with a term that expires on August 31, 2015.

Design Review Board meetings are held the third Thursday of each month at 5:15 p.m.

The Design Review Board was created to review & make urban design decisions that will promote visual quality throughout the City.  The Design Review Board reviews all site plans, building elevations, landscaping & monument signs for attached single-family residential, multifamily residential, industrial, and commercial developments. Do tell.

The Board Members shall be from the professions of architecture, landscape architecture, urban (design) planner or similar disciplines & need not be residents of the City.

If interested in volunteering, please send a letter of interest to:

Attn: Sherrie Ringstad

City of Mill Creek

15728 Main Street

Mill Creek, Washington 98012

or deliver to City Hall no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 29, 2013