Community Bulletin for Sept. 6

 

Leavenworth

Leavenworth Women’s Exchange 

The Leavenworth Women’s Exchange will resume monthly luncheon meetings on Wednesday, Sept. 13 at noon at Visconti’s of Leavenworth, 636 Front Street. The cost is $15 per person for members and $17 for non-members.  Beverage, dessert, tax and gratuity are included. Brandon Littrell and Rob Sorensen of One-Way Construction will present a program titled “Shipping Container Home Construction.” For information and reservations, contact Claire Burlingame at 548-7142 by Saturday, Sept. 9. (e34,35,36)

Free chronic condition workshop

Learn how to manage your chronic condition with a free, six-week workshop offered at Cascade Medical, Sept. 20-Oct. 25. The series is designed for anyone diagnosed with a chronic disease, such as asthma, cancer, chronic pain, arthritis and heart disease. Topics include medication safety, isolation, fatigue, poor sleep and safe exercise. Space is limited to 16, registration is required. Classes will be held 8:30-10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Caregivers are welcome. Twelve continuing education credits are available. To register, contact Jolyn Hull at (800) 782-3204 or jolynh@communitychoice. (e35,36)

Leavenworth Parkinson’s support group

The Leavenworth Parkinson’s support group will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 11 a.m. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 10170 Titus Road in Leavenworth. For more information, please contact Katherine Degel at 206-356-4288 or Judi Little at 425-870-2089. (e35,36)

All school reunion

Any Leavenworth High School graduates and their spouses are welcome to the LHS Picnic Lunch 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 in Wenatchee at the Walla Walla Park, number 2 shelter. Bring a dish to share, utensils provided, (e35,36)

Gender Odyssey, best-selling thriller, with authors Frankel and O’Brien

Two bestselling, award-winning authors! Laurie Frankel’s third acclaimed novel is about gender transformation about how children change, then change the world. “It’s brilliant. It’s bold. And it’s time,” says Elizabeth George. New York Times bestselling Kevin O’Brien is the author of 18 internationally-published thrillers. “If Alfred Hitchcock were alive today and writing novels, his name would be Kevin O’Brien.” says Press & Guide. Friday Sept. 8, 6:30 p.m. at Leavenworth Library. Free. Call 548-7923. (e35,36)

Leavenworth Lions Club Community Breakfast

The Leavenworth Lions Club is holding a community breakfast this Saturday, Sept. 9, 7 to 11 a.m., in the Lions Club Park. All-You-Can-Eat pancakes, eggs cooked to order, sausage, coffee, tea, and milk for only $7 for adults, $3.50 for children 4-10, free for children under 4. Come enjoy a hearty breakfast and visit  with your local community members. Purchase a Punch Card for $39 from any Lion member or at the breakfasts. It is good for six adult breakfasts. Free parking for breakfast is next door at the City Hall lot. For more information. Joyce Stevens, 670-7527. (e36)

Cascade School District Child Find

Do you have concerns about your child’s development? Child Find screenings are for children under the age of 21 who may have speech, gross motor, fine motor, health, or developmental concerns, who are not already enrolled in school and have not graduated from high school. To schedule a screening, please call 548-4004 or email mcagle@cascadesd.org. to make an appointment for Wednesday, Sept. 6 (Spanish language) or Thursday, Sept. 7 (English language). Please help spread the word to any families who might benefit from this free screening. You can refer a child to us with complete confidentiality. (e35,36)

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)

Veteran Service Officer availability

Join the Chelan County Veteran’s Service Officer, WorkSource, and SSVF representatives for coffee and organizational information the first Friday of the month in Leavenworth at Kristall’s Restaurant and Lounge from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and If you are a veteran or dependent and are seeking employment, homeless or at risk, want to request a DD214, or talk about potentially filing a VA Disability Claim, join us on these dates for more information. (e36,37)

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)

Piatigorsky Foundation concert

The Wenatchee Valley College Foundation will host a Piatigorsky Foundation concert on Friday, Sept. 8, at 6:30 p.m. in The Grove Recital Hall, Music and Art Center (MAC). The concert features cellist Evan Drachman and pianist Lisa Bergman. The concert this year is being held in memory of Wilfred Woods. The concert is free and open to the public. Seating is limited to 150. To reserve a seat, call 509-682-6416. (er35,36)

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