airplane contest. Both of these programs were created by George. George and Audrey have been members of OMF for many years.

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George Garrels
George and his wife, Audrey, lived in Bellevue, WA for 30 years while he worked at Boeing in Engineering, Marketing and Sales. They vacationed with their family in the 60s and 70s on Orcas Island and purchased property in 1979. When George retired in 1989, they moved to Orcas. George has been deeply involved in the Kiwanis Club, the Library Board and the Nominating Committee for the Orcas Center. For more than 20 years, George (through Kiwanis) has served the children of the Island. He and his "elves" make wooden toys for the Christmas season and he heads the annual paper