The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife enacted an emergency rule to restore cougar harvest rates to 12 to 16 percent of the cougar population throughout the state for the remainder of the 2015-16 hunting season.
The Normal Heart is a play that centers on a gay writer who finds himself at the forefront of the fight against AIDS at the time when the disease was so new that it didn't have a name. The play will be shown at the Bishop Center for Performing Arts On Friday, November 13 at 7:30pm, and on Saturday, November 14 at 7:30pm.
The Holiday Market at the Grange will be happening, Saturday, November 14 where they will be selling fused glass, art cards, baskets, jewelry, needlework as well as fresh produce and cranberries. The Market will be held at the North Willapa Harbor Grange on State Route 105 in Grayland.
The YMCA will be holding a "Mentoring Informational" session on November 17 at 10am. The session will be held in the conference room of the YMCA of Grays Harbor. The session is for volunteers, parents, community and YMCA members.
The Global Entrepreneurship Week USA Business Kickoff Event will be held at the Grays Harbor College Hub, and the event will start at 6pm on November 17. This event will offer aspiring entrepreneurs resources and tools specific to each individual's needs; as well as a brief discussion with local business owners who have successfully started their own companies. Refreshments will be available. Attendees will be able to participate in a drawing as well.
Across the country, Small Business Saturday is celebrated on the Saturday after Thanksgiving as a way to encourage support of small, local businesses. This year, Small Business Saturday will occur on November 28. In 2010, American Express launched Small Business Saturday, and in 2011 it became a day officially recognized by the U.S. Senate. By 2013, more than 1,450 Neighborhood Campions signed up to rally their communities, and last year shoppers supported their neighborhood businesses like never before with more than $14.3 billion spent at small, independent businesses.