Gaugers snapshot

Rick & Dave Gauger

Occupation: Retired newspaper owners; Rick is director of the Willapa Harbor Chorale

Hometown: The Gaugers have lived in Raymond for 40 years. The last name is pronounced “Gogger.”

The nickname: Rick’s real name is Mary. But she goes by Rick to everybody she knows. It’s a nickname based on her maiden name Rickertsen that just stuck.

Choir: The Willapa Harbor Chorale’s next performance is 7 p.m., Dec. 2 at the Raymond Theatre. The performance is free, but they do accept donations. After the show, the choir returns at the end of January to start practicing for a spring show. The choir is open to all singers. They meet Mondays in the band room at Raymond High School. For additional information contact Choir Director Rick Gauger at (360) 942-2661 or any member of the choir.