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A Pillar of the Community

The Utsalady Ladies Aid is a non-profit organization that was created in 1908 by Constance Olsen and a handful of hard working women to serve the growing needs of the Utsalady community. One hundred years later, the Ladies Aid continues with the values set forth by those dedicated pioneer women.

The Utsalady Ladies Aid building was built in 1923 and is on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Events throughout the Year

We host a variety of community events throughout the year to support families in need, scholarships for local high school girls, maintenance of our historical building, Stanwood Food Bank and other community projects.

Check our calendar of events for details.

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New Members and Neighbors

Monthly meetings offer a special time to chat with an old friend or make a new one. The future of the Ladies Aid depends on participation of the new members who are warmly welcomed to the organization. Some are new to the area and others have lived on Camano Island for years.

We welcome you to join us at our monthly meetings and to consider becoming an Utsalady Ladies Aid member. You will enjoy sharing in the fun while helping to support our local community.

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Upcoming 2018 Events

Please join us!

Pot Roast Dinner
March 18th, 2018

Camano Island History Tour
April 7th and 8th, 2018

Art Tour Lunch
May 11th & 12th and May 19th & 20th, 2018

4th of July Bake Sale and Patriotic Walk
July 4th, 2018

Potluck Picnic and Raffle
August 5th, 2018 at Noon

Turkey Dinner
October 21st, 2018, 11:30 to 3:00

Soup 'n Bread Supper
December 2nd, 2018 at 4:00 pm

 

Utsalady Ladies Aid Cookbook

When you gather together recipes from all of the fabulous cooks of the Utsalady Ladies Aid, you are bound to end up with an extraordinary cookbook. That is certainly the case with the "Utsalady Ladies Aid Cookbook."

First published in 2002, and now in its third printing, the cookbook includes recipes, but also share delightful photos and history of the women of the Ladies Aid and the Utsalady community.

You will find recipes for Evelyn Moshier's Salmon Pie, Edna Mellum's Favorite Hot Dish, Carrie Wang's Orange Meringue Pie, Mary Margaret's Chili for the Masses, Ginny Seay's Utsalady Bay Salmon Chowder, Jenny Mellum's Gumdrop Cake, Laura Holden's Sugar Cookies, Rosa Moa's Vegetable Soup and a host of other mouth watering recipes.

The book includes stories of Hattie's Beach Cooked Salmon as well as photos and recollections of life at Utsalady by Marian Larsen Hansen Turner, Orville Mellum, Betty Bonjorni and others.

The cookbook is dedicated to all women who share the values of faith, family and community and we pray that the next generation will embrace these same values that make us "Utsalady Ladies".

New Cookbook Available!

Become a Member Today...

We welcome you to join us at our monthly meetings and to consider becoming an Utsalady Ladies Aid member. You will enjoy sharing in the fun while helping to support our local community.

Meetings are held the second Wednesday of the month from Noon to 2:00 pm.