vision:TOLEDO has installed a new sculpture at the corner of 3rd and Cowlitz. The steel steelhead fish was designed and constructed by Ron and Victoria Smith with bricks set in place by Di and Mike Morgan.
The Toledo Community Library will have a “sneak-peek” opening and bake sale, Saturday during Cheese Days from 10a.m. to 3 p.m. Pat will be in the Library on Monday, June 30, and again on July 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to accept used books.
Master Gardener Bob Taylor is receiving State recognition for his outstanding work with Toledo Elementary Kids through the Toledo School Garden Initiative. Bob is the recipient of the 2014 Outstanding Informal Educator E3 Washington Green Apple Award. In addition, the Toledo School Board approved the idea of allowing a “hoop house" project at Toledo Middle School.
vision:TOLEDO will share the Cheese Day Bingo event with the Toledo Youth Soccer Club, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. on Cheese Day Friday, July 11. There will be great prizes, good eats, and lots of fun for young and old.
The Toledo Wine and Cheese Tasting Garden Saturday, July 12 from 3 to 8 p.m. will feature local wine, beer, spirits, chocolates and creameries. The Tasting Garden will again be located behind the post office and across from city hall. All proceeds benefit vision:TOLEDO projects.
Fishermen can sign up for the 4th annual Steelhead Fishing Derby scheduled for Saturday, July 26. A delicious steelhead dinner (included with the $25 entry fee) will be offered to the public on Saturday afternoon. Volunteers are still needed. Contact Tonya or Rick at (360) 864-2121 or stop by Riverview Food Mart & Deli. This year's Riverfest will be happening at various Toledo businesses with their own special events.
Johanna Jones is exploring two new projects for collaboration with vision:TOLEDO. She’s currently working to get Washington State Poet Laureate, Elizabeth Boston, to come to Toledo and our new library. Johanna is also exploring options for getting the water tower painted in Toledo and ways to fund the project.
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