Community Bulletin for Sept. 13

 

Leavenworth

Grange seeks vendors for Autumn Leaf Bazaar

The Chumstick Grange is seeking arts and crafts vendors for its annual Autumn Leaf Bazaar. The Bazaar will take place during the Autumn Leaf Festival on Sept. 22, 23, 24 and also on Sept. 29, 30, and Oct. 1. The location is 621 Front St. at the Grange Hall. For information, 548-7853 or 433-1192. (er36,37)

Amberleaf Theatre

Amberleaf Theatre will present Leavenworld, a slapstick musical comedy for the whole family. Lighthearted fun will abound in this Leavenworth themed show. Performances are Sept. 15 and 16 at 7 p.m. at the Snowy Owl Theater, 7409 Icicle Rd. Tickets, $8 students and seniors, $10 adults, are available at the door. (e37,38)

Museum Harvest Tea

Upper Valley Museum is proud to sponsor their eighth Annual Women’s Tea this year. The date is Oct. 5, 1 p.m. at the Grange Hall on 621 Front St. The tea will be honoring the past Royal Ladies of the Autumn Leaves. The tickets go on sale Sept. 1, and admission is by advanced ticket sale only. They have a limited number to tickets to sell, plan ahead get your ticket early. It is $30 a person and you can get tickets at the museum or any board member. More information, 548-0728. (e37,38)

Trout Unlimited meeting

Icicle Valley Chapter will hold its September membership meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the Lake Wenatchee Room at the Icicle Inn on Hwy. 2. Becky McRoberts, Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife law enforcement liaison will present an interesting program on the relationship of WDFW law enforcement with the public and efforts to enhance the relationship between enforcement officers and citizens. Chapter updates, volunteer opportunities, and great raffle prizes. No host food and drinks are available from JJ Hills. (e37)

Evacuation drill planned

Cascade Medical and Chelan County Fire District 3 will conduct an emergency exercise in downtown Leavenworth starting at 7 p.m. Sept. 19. The drill is designed for Cascade Medical and other emergency response agencies to practice on-site incident management, emergency communications, hospital evacuation and emergency notifications to off-duty staff. Expect to see fire trucks and other emergency response equipment near the medical center for about two hours. The exercise may temporarily impede traffic near the Emergency Department entrance, from Commercial St. to the end of 8th Street. Cascade Medical will remain open for medical emergencies. Otherwise, please avoid the area if possible. If you have any questions, call Facilities Director Greg Horton at 548-2515. (e37,38)

Leavenworth Lions health screenings

Leavenworth Lions and health volunteers will offer free health screenings inside the NW Lions Foundation Health Screening Van on Saturday, Sept. 23 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lions Club Park in downtown Leavenworth.  Eye-sight, glaucoma, hearing, blood pressure, and blood sugar levels will be checked in the professional mobile trailer. Call Sue Schmoker, 548-6445. 

Regional

The Compassionate Friends

The Compassionate Friends is an organization offering support and information to those who have lost a child. This walk is to honor and remember our children who have died too soon. Next meeting is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16 at Walla Walla Point Park in Wenatchee. Cost is $20 registration, includes T-shirt, lunch and balloon release. Information, Carol at 509-860-3620. (er35,36,37)

The Alzheimer’s Association hosts Wenatchee Town Hall

Local panelists will highlight state and federal issues important to the community, including unpaid family caregivers. The Alzheimer’s Association, Washington State Chapter is hosting a Town Hall in Wenatchee Nov. 16. This event is one of 15 being held across Washington and Northern Idaho to educate community members on the Washington State Plan to address Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementia. The event is 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16 at Aging and Adult Care of Central Washington, 50 Simon St. SE, East Wenatchee. Alex Sokoll: 206-549-8644 or amsokoll@alz.org. (er37,38)

Piano concert to benefit scholarships for music students

The Wenatchee Valley Music Teachers Association will present a Benefit Concert featuring guest artist, Dr. Jody Graves to raise funds for their scholarship fund. The concert will be held Sunday, Nov. 5 at 2 p.m. at the Wenatchee Grace Lutheran Church. Suggested donation is $15 for adults, $8 for students, and $25 for family. All proceeds will go to the scholarship fund. Additional donations may be made to WVMTA Scholarship Fund. Tickets will be available at the door. (er37,38)

WSU Diabetes Prevention Program

The WSU Diabetes Prevention Program class series is starting in Wenatchee on Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 10 a.m. The classes will be held at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee. The Diabetes Prevention Program is a lifestyle change program that helps people develop lifelong skills for healthy living with step-by-step changes. The program can help you lose weight and prevent or delay type 2 diabetes. The classes are for people with prediabetes, which is when your blood sugar is higher than normal, but not so high it can’t be lowered. Preregistration is required to determine eligibility. For more information or to enroll, call WSU Extension at 509-745-8531. (er37,38)

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