I recently had an opportunity to sit down one to one with someone and talk about our community; to talk about what's here, what's lacking, and what are the strengths. I enjoyed it.
A couple dynamics came out of the conversation, one of which is the amount of free or reduced costs resources that are available to people. Just one example are the recent outreach gatherings that occurred in both north and south Pacific County: Project Homeless.
Project Homeless is geared toward people who for whatever reason are without a place to call "home", and are still making their way through each day. These events offer information and services to all who come, and has been a huge help to a lot of people.
The Toledo 2nd grade class has something to look forward to every week, and they get to go on safaries. Not just any safari, but a safari that is directed by the Principal of Toledo High School, Martin Huffman. This is a program that the kids get excited about and they want to participate in.
Each student is given a safari passport and the passports are signed by the guest speakers every week. The safari passport reminds the students of the fun they had during their adventures.
It's tea time at the Toledo Senior Center again, get your tickets before they sell out. This is the successful tea they have every year. It's a big tea party and you must dress the part.
On Sunday, April 8 at 2:00 p.m. the Toledo Senior Center will be all a buzz from the event of the day. They will have a silent auction with many items to purchase. A dress code is in effect for the day, hat and dresses for the ladies, and jackets and bow ties for the gentleman.
A Second Time Around is a new thrift store opening on Market Street in Chehalis, next to Ace Hardware. Its purpose is to help fund all of the Lewis County Senior Centers, as they transition from county-funding to non-profit management.
Ever since PUD pay increases were made public by news articles word has swirled around the county of what many have called 'Plumber' pay checks.
During the Feb. 6 Commissioners meeting General Manager Jason Dunsmoor sought to clarify lingering questions by providing facts to the Commissioners.
City of South Bend City Supervisor Dennis Houk addressed the city council on Jan. 8 to inform them that Utility Services Associates who they hired to conduct a leak detection survey on city water lines found a number of leaks.
The city hired Utility Service Associates after the city had a water loss of roughly 60%. Two major leaks were located quickly and were estimated to be leaking 200 gallons per minute and have since been repaired.
When disaster strikes and people are injured one of the most important things to have available is blood. Makenna Williams is trying to save people from behind the scenes. Williams is trying to acquire blood through a blood drive to save people. One reason Williams said was "I chose the blood drive as my senior project because it was a way to help people and save lives".
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