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By Jack McHenry
For the Beacon 

Petanque Club tournament honors Dick Van Hollebeke

More than $10K donated to Edmonds Food Bank


Last updated 9/11/2021 at 10:30am

Edmonds Petanque Club

Silas Holm, demonstrating his form, won the tournament with partner Tom Niemann.

On Saturday, Aug. 28, the Edmonds Petanque Club held its 10th annual Food Bank Tournament to support the Edmonds Food Bank. This year's event also honored the memory of Dick Van Hollebeke, who died in January.

As a civic leader and early member of the Petanque Club, Hollebeke initiated this yearly event and served as a member of the Food Bank board of directors.

Over the previous nine years, the club has contributed more than $41,000 to the food bank, which would not have been possible without Hollebeke's inspiration and leadership.

Thanks to the generosity of Edmonds merchants, business...

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