Community Bulletin for Oct. 25

 

Leavenworth

Needy Animal Fund Fundraiser

The Needy Animal Fund is a nonprofit organization that assists people who meet the criteria of the Fund with emergency medical costs for their pets. We’re having a fundraiser sale at the fire station on Chumstick Highway on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. If you have items to donate for the sale please call Kathy 670-3421 or Jennifer 548-6382 to arrange pickup or a drop off site. Donation receipts are available. (e41,42,43)

Kids Coat Drive

Captain Bly’s Educational Foundation is sponsoring a coat drive for kids until Oct. 27. All types kids winter clothing will be collected at the Cascade School District administrative office including gloves, hats, boots, scarves and coats. Youth and adult sized clothing in good condition will be accepted for distribution to students in need at PD Elementary, Osborn Elementary, Beaver Valley School, and Icicle River Middle School. The administrative office is located at 330 Evans St. (e41,42,43)

 

Understanding and Navigating Dementia

Amanda Ledezma RN, BSN and director of Mountain Meadows’ Memory Care, will discuss disease process; how we can stay connected to loved ones as the disease progresses; and about how we can find support, hope, information and resources to help navigate this challenge. Join us on Saturday, Oct. 28 from  11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Leavenworth United Methodist Church, 418 Evans St. 548-5619. All are invited. Walk-ins are welcome. Light refreshments will be served. (e42,43)

Ghosts of Leavenworth author to visit library

Do you know of the ghosts wandering the byways, backstreets and basements of Leavenworth and our valley? Deborah Cuyle does. Cuyle, author of “Ghosts of Leavenworth and the Cascades Foothills” and of “Haunted Snohomish” shares the history and folklore behind these haunting tales at Leavenworth Library, 6:30 p.m., Friday, Oct, 27. Free. Call 548-7923. (e42,43)

 

 

North Cascades National Park: Crown Jewel

Remote, rugged, and spectacularly majestic, with peaks that soar beyond 10,000 feet, North Cascades National Park is one of the Pacific Northwest’s crown jewels. Now, in the first full-length account, Lauren Danner chronicles the conflicts, policies and dynamics behind the creation of North Cascades National Park—just in time for the park’s 50th anniversary in 2018. Friday, Nov. 3, 6:30 p.m. at Leavenworth Library. Free. Call 548-7923. (e43,44)

Gainey: Light of the Northern Dancers

Robin Gainey, from a century of roots in Leavenworth, shares “Light of the Northern Dancers,” a powerful western romance, where the lives of a fiery aristocrat, backwoods spitfire, and enigmatic holy man intersect against the terrible beauty of drought-worn 1890s Wyoming. Gainey also shares highlights of the novel-to-film adaptation process. Wednesday, Nov. 8., 6:30 p.m. at Leavenworth Library. Free. Call 548-7923. (e43,44)

Leavenworth Women’s Exchange

The Leavenworth Women’s Exchange monthly luncheon meeting is on Wednesday, Nov. 8 at noon at Visconti’s of Leavenworth, 636 Front St. The cost is $15 per person for members and $17 for non-members. Beverage, dessert, tax and gratuity are included. Patti Bosket, interior, wedding and seasonal designer will present a program titled “Backyard Picks”. For information and reservations, contact Ann Thrasher at 548-5363 by Saturday, Nov. 4. (e43,44)

Link Transit open house

Join Link Transit and Perteet, Inc. at an open house for our upcoming park and ride and transfer station coming in 2018. The open house will be on Wednesday, Nov. 15 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Leavenworth City Hall. There will not be a set presentation, but instead an opportunity for residents and other stakeholders to drop in and find out more about the project and ask questions of Link staff and the Perteet design team. If you have questions about this open house or are interested but unable to attend, please contact Lauren Loebsack, Planning Officer at laurenl@linktransit.com or 664.7608. (e43,44)

Peshastin

PD Elementary Veterans Day

Peshastin Dryden Elementary School would love to invite veterans and their families to their Veterans Day assembly Nov. 3 at 1:45 p.m. It will be held in the school gym, located at 10001 School St., Peshastin. (e42,43)

Good News Club

Do you remember the days of backyard Bible Clubs during the summer? They were called Good News Clubs. Good News Clubs are in your area again. These are not school-sponsored but they are being held at the following schools after school. Peshastin Dryden Elementary, every Thursday, 2:40 to 4 p.m. Vale Elementary, every Tuesday, 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. To sign up or for further information, call 509-662-2320. Good News Clubs are sponsored by Child Evangelism Fellowship, Wenatchee, an international, interdenominational ministry. (e42,43)

Regional

Voters Guide Online

Information provide by candidates running for local offices can be found in the Chelan County Voters’ Guide Online. The Washington State General Election Nov. 7 Phamplet which comes in the mail, does not carry local candidate information. The Voters’ Guide Online can be found at www.co.chelan.wa.us/elections. (er41,42,43)

 

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