Samish Island Community Center (SICC)

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Samish Island Community Center

The Samish Island Community Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. All dues ($10) and donations are voluntary, and tax-deductible within the limits of tax law.


Residents and owners of property with addresses on Samish Island, who are 18 years or older, are members of the Samish Island Community Center.

Dues and donations are a voluntary contribution to the community center and are tax deductible. Your dues in January help support the community hall & the services listed below. A Directory card is attached to the January Newsletter, which is mailed to all residents, or you can print it from the website. Send it with your dues to Treasurer, Samish Island Community Center, P.O. Box 268, Bow, WA 98232.

The Board of Directors oversees finances and activities of the Samish Island Community Center (aka SICC). Publications of the SICC are listed on the publications page. Policies and bylaws are below.

The Annual meeting of the SICC is held in January each year, where elections of SICC officers occurs. Potluck meetings happen in January, May and September. Watch the Shore Lines for dates and times.


Board of Directors

The elected board meets monthly, the third Tuesday of the month, at the Community Center, 11292 Blue Heron Road, at 7:00 p.m. Board members may be contacted at the following phone numbers, if you have suggestions or ideas for the community:

2015 Officers:

Thais Armstrong, President 766-6657 tarmstrong108 @
Steve Hopley, Vice President 766-6823 shopley @
Linda Knapp-Strobel, Treasurer 766-4082 knapp-strobel @
Pam Irwin, Secretary 360-820-9626 PPIRWIN @
Anita Little, 1-yr representative 766-5098 cranlit2 @
Ruth McNally, 2-yr representative 206-963-5723 ruth.mcnally @
Denny Organ, 3-yr representative 766-5234 denny @
Eileen Andersen, SICC scheduler, web page & e-groups 766-8202 eileen.andersen @
Charlene Day, Linda Larson, Shore Lines editors   samishshorelines @
Gail Hopley, Directory & other publications 766-6823 ghopley @

SICC Services

Your Samish Island Community Center dues ($10) and additional donations help provide these services for all of us:

Maintaining the Community Center - for use by SICC and rental by Island families and friends they would like to sponsor.

Providing coffee, beverages & supplies for community potluck dinners. Three community potlucks each year: January, May, September.

Pays for propane, electrical power & repairs, septic system maintenance and repairs, painting, and all appliances. Winter storm & emergency shelter at the Community Center.
The Fourth of July Parade activities Island-wide garage sale - June
Arts festival - July Island Christmas Program - December
Publications... The Shore Lines newsletter, website, email groups, island directory and tide chart. Fund-raisers for the community hall, sales of t-shirts, hats, license plate holders, & other useful household items.


Forms Used by SICC

Bylaws & Policies of the Organization

SICC Bylaws are the rules of operation of the organization, which were modified and approved in January 2005. Policies & Procedures were added in 2006.



Policies and Titles

Bylaws of the S.I.C.C.
  Bylaws Bylaws of the Club (rev July 2011) 7/14/2011


Series 2 - Committees

201 (pdf)

Policy Standing & Ad Hoc Committees 11/15/2006
202 (pdf)
Policy S.I.C.C. Publications Policies 11/15/2006
203 Policy Other Committee Policies  
Series 3 - Use of the Community Hall
301 (pdf) Informational Guide Information Guide for Renting the Community Hall 2018
Series 4 - Expenditures, Acquisitions and Gifts
401f1(pdf) Form Reimbursement Form 11/13/2004


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