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Longtime Senior Center volunteer donates $100,000


Alma Ohtomo has high hopes for the future Edmonds Waterfront Center.

The main reason longtime Edmonds resident Alma Ohtomo recently added $50,000 to her former $50,000 donation to the future Edmonds Waterfront Center, now the Edmonds Senior Center?

Because it’s falling apart. Indeed – it was built in the 1960s as a boathouse, and has certainly exceeded its lifespan.

“So we are going to have a new building, and I want that new building to be here,” Ohtomo said.

Ohtomo is 80, and has been at the Senior Center for a little over 10 years. She serves as the board treasurer and is a chairwoman on both the finance and nominating committees.

She said she...

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