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UV MEND gleans healthy food, and helps with medical bills

As the days lengthen and winter begins to loosen its grip, we celebrate the compassion you have shown for your neighbors in need who have faced long, dark days or cold winter nights alone. We …

Michael Whitehead of Leavenworth, WA

230214-N-WM182-1047 SOUTH CHINA SEA  U.S. Navy Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Fuel) Airman Michael Whitehead, from Leavenworth, Wash., mans a sound-powered telephone during a …

Red Cross: Three reasons to give blood this month

One in 7 patients entering a hospital will need a blood transfusion. At the same time, only about 3% of Americans give blood. The American Red Cross needs more people to make and keep appointments to …

NCW Libraries Offers Kits For Book Clubs

Do you want to start a new book club, or need reading ideas for your existing club? NCW Libraries has recently added new titles to its collection of Book Club Kits. The library district …

Campfire NCW candy sales: earn cash for camp

NCW - Now is the time to earn that extra cash needed to be able to spend a great week at Camp Zanika. You do not need to be a member to sell candy to earn your way to summer camp. Anyone in …

Point in Time Count records decrease in homelessness for one-day event

The recent Point in Time Count showed the number of people experiencing homelessness on the one-day event is slightly down from last year, a result the Chelan County Housing Program coordinator is …

Community News & Events

Presentation of the 2023 Royal Lady The Gala will be held on March 7 at 6 p.m., in the Enzian Inn Continental Room. Hearty hors d'oeuvres will be served during the opening social hour …

NAMI Chelan/ Douglas to expand

NCW- Local NAMI affiliate NAMI Chelan/Douglas is seeking to expand their service area to Okanogan and Grant counties to become NAMI North Central Washington. The expansion effort is being supported …

Upper Valley Empty Bowls recently hosted the 2023 Glazing Days at the Sleeping Lady's Woodpecker Room. Community members flocked to the event, using their creative skills to paint over 600 bowls. …

Community News & Events

Leavenworth Upper Valley Scholarship for Women Returning to Higher Education Applications are now being accepted for the Upper Valley Scholarship supported by P.E.O. Chapter JF, Leavenworth …

Most popular library materials in 2022

In 2022, NCW Libraries’ print and digital materials circulated 1.2 million times. Here are the most popular titles checked out across the region: Physical Materials Fiction: Where the …

Donate now to keep blood stocked for winter weather and seasonal illness

As National Blood Donor Month continues this January, the American Red Cross celebrates those who give blood to help save lives − especially now, as we work to ensure a stable blood supply …

Community News & Events

Leavenworth Upper Valley Scholarship for Women Returning to Higher Education Applications are now being accepted for the Upper Valley Scholarship supported by P.E.O. Chapter JF, Leavenworth …

Help feed our community’s hungry, strengthen community and celebrate the arts through the Upper Valley Empty Bowls Festival!  Come glaze a bowl with your friends, family, and community …

Community News & Events

Leavenworth Adult Social walking in the Festhalle Walking times and days are Monday - Thursday from 7:15 a.m.- 9 a.m. There is no charge, all you need to bring is your smile and a dry …

Give NCW Raises Over $611,000 for Local Nonprofits

The Community Foundation of NCW has awarded $611,568 to 73 local nonprofits through Give NCW, an online fundraising campaign from Thanksgiving to December 31.   This is the …

WSU Viticulture Extension news, seminars

Workshop: Stop the Spread: Effective Options for Managing Leafroll Join us for this interactive workshop, discussion grapevine leafroll and grapevine mealybug management. In this workshop, Dr. …

Fire Blight workshops, webinars scheduled for February, March, June, October

ONLINE - Join us for the latest fire blight information from a national research project involving Michigan, North Carolina, New York, California, Oregon and Washington  funded by the Specialty …

North Central Washington Tree Fruit Days January 17-19 in Wenatchee, January 21 in Chelan, February 7 in Omak

WENATCHEE/CHELAN/OMAK - Join us for WSU Tree Fruit Extension Programs in North Central Washington on January 17,18,19, 21, and February 7. Co-sponsored by Northwest Cherries, Pear Bureau Northwest, …

Leavenworth Echo Year in Review Part 2

July 2022 UV MEND gleaning up and running By Erin Mullins, Reporter Upper Valley MEND’s gleaning program, where community members can help UV MEND employees gather excess produce …

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