THE NOKOMIS CLUB OF REDMOND:
—Washington State non-profit corporation
—Public charity—an exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code
—City of Redmond location
To promote and support educational programs and projects, and to address social needs in our community with commitment, empathy and strength.
To follow the inspiration of Nokomis, the wise grandmother—who raised Hiawatha—and was a wise woman of vison, kindness and strength. We endevor to emulate Nokomis' compassion and commitment in our promotion and support programs and projects in education and social services. (See Nokomis poem included below, by Eileen McCoskrie.)
Education Objectives: Increase book donations for book purchases to Redmond Regional Library; Partner with Friends of the Library to assist with their activities. Increase scholarship awards.
Social Services Objectives: Increase donations to the YWCA Family Village. Increase donations to select community services organizations.