Adrian Taylor

Proud owner of the Ben Franklin store in Monroe since 1975. They offer a wide selection of innovative and affordable craft supplies and everything you need in frames & custom framing, scrapbooking, rubber stamping, beads, candles, kids crafts & gifts, floral, quilting, sewing, knitting, needle arts, home décor and so much more! We also offer classes to crafters of all levels and all ages. See their class/event calendar here:

Adrian and Deanna

Lisa Caldwell

Lisa is the Community Relations Director for Brookdale Senior Living Solutions in Monroe.  She has proudly helped seniors & their families transition to retirement community living, assisted living, and memory care at Brookdale since 2003. She loves her work and it shows through her smile, her work ethic, and her commitment to her community.


Adam Hoffman
Adam is the proud owner of Adam’s NW Bistro and Twin River Brewing. Adam’s Northwest Bistro & Brewery focuses on taking Northwest ingredients, and turning them into something good and comforting on your plate. They pride themselves in making their dishes from scratch, from their slow cooked braises and hand formed burgers, to the hot soups and even the Bacon! Not only is their food from scratch but they brew their own hand-crafted beers next door also. Their goal is to provide you with service and atmosphere as if you were eating in your home.

Ernst ter Horst
Ernst is the proud owner of The Dashing Dutchman’s Deli in Monroe at 14957 N. Kelsey St.  Their deli features freshly made sandwiches, scratch made soups and an extensive list of amazing salads.


Traci Lockhart-Hobbs
Traci Lockhart-Hobbs is a third generation Washington girl, a Husky alum, has 26 years in radio advertising, John’s mom and is married to Doug Hobbs.

Her current job is Director of Sales & Marketing at the Evergreen Speedway in Monroe.  She helps operate High Road Promotions with her husband Doug Hobbs. Their company has a long term agreement with Snohomish County to operate and maintain Evergreen Speedway at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds. They produce events year round for multiple classes of motor sports as well as auto racing events during the annual Evergreen State Fair.