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More than a destination scholar: Family enjoys 44th vacation at Chelan

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The summer of 1969 was a memorable one. That was the summer Americans witnessed Neil Armstrong walking on the moon and attended a rock concert in upstate New York dubbed Woodstock. It was a memorable summer for our family as well. That was the summer we reclaimed our ancestral heritage by legally changing our name from Smith to Asimakoupoulos at the Chelan County courthouse.

For the David McKenna family, the summer of ‘69 was also most memorable. That was the year they first vacationed at Lake Chelan. Having just moved to the Pacific Northwest from Michigan to assume the presidency of Seattle Pacific University, Dave and his wife were looking for a special spot to spend a week with their four children. They landed at the Caravel Motel just across the bridge from Campbell’s. It would be the first of many visits.

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