The Washington State Department of Commerce joins forces with School's Out Washington to fund nonprofits straining to provide after school and summer programs, mentoring and social-emotional supports.
The need for youth programs that provide learning, mentoring and social-emotional support to students and young adults has never been greater, but COVID-19 has significantly impacted the ability of many nonprofits to keep their doors open. The Washington State Department of Commerce is partnering with School's Out Washington to distribute approximately $9 million in state Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to respond to the impact of COVID-19 by supporting programs serving school age kids and young adults facing the most significant challenges to educational and economic opportunity.
Gov. Jay Inslee announced Thursday that Washington is setting new requirements for commercial airports and recommendations for airlines.
This is a statewide approach to the COVID-19 pandemic to help protect the health and safety of workers, passengers and crew in the aviation sector.
"The steps we're taking will help protect those who need to fly," Inslee said. "This guidance isn't just about SeaTac -- these requirements apply to airports across the state -- Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities and Everett too."
Other state and local elected officials and candidates to speak
Governor Candidate Loren Culp is coming to Toledo, Washington on October 13, mark your calendars. Loren has scheduled an event for Lewis County residents to enjoy an evening of fun in Toledo at the Merten Ranch from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Merten Ranch is located at 101 Tucker Rd. in Toledo and the event is open to everyone.
Winlock is finally getting a place for everyone to get breakfast or lunch and have a cup of espresso. Kimberly's Coffee House and Things is opening soon. Located in Progress Square, it's a great location with ample parking. She hopes to open this week so keep your eyes open for her signs to be lit up.
In 1919, soon after World War I ended, veterans of that war, to end all wars, formed the American Legion. The Legion grew to be the largest veterans service organization in the United States committed to advocating patriotism, honor, strong national security and wholesome community projects.
This year, 2020, Post 150 continues to celebrate the Centennial of the American Legion and its own Post Centennial (charter date: 15 of October 1920). Our centennial festivities will also include participation by the American Legion Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion.
HAVA Director Dee Roberts gratefully accepted a $5,000 check from the Shoalwater Bay Casino and Willapa Bay Enterprises that benefits HAVA of Raymond. The presentation was on Thursday, September 24.
"We have lost almost $12,000 not being able to fundraise and that is a huge blow for us," commented Roberts.
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