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Community Bulletin Board

Issue 05, 2022

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Regional

CDHD Distributes COVID-19 Tests at NCW Library Locations

Chelan Douglas Health District (CDHD) will distribute limited quantities of at-home COVID-19 test kits through select NCW Library locations across Chelan and Douglas counties. Testing kits will be distributed at the Cashmere, Leavenworth, Peshastin libraries which began February 1, while supplies last.

CDHD recommends checking an individual library’s hours and then calling the library ahead of time to confirm test kit availability or visit www.ncwlibraries.org for a distribution site near you. Test kits cannot be reserved over the phone and are available on a first come, firstserve basis. NCW Libraries requires masks for all patrons entering its libraries.

P.E.O. Upper Valley Scholarship Application for Local Women Returning to Higher Education

Applications are now being accepted for the Upper Valley Scholarship supported by P.E.O. Chapter JF, Leavenworth, WA. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist women in need of financial help return to higher education at an accredited university, college or technical school in the State of Washington. This needs-based scholarship must be used for school expenses and will be paid directly to the school.

Applications must be received for consideration by April 30, 2022. Scholarship funds will be available by the Fall of 2022 and be sent directly to the school financial department upon confirmation of enrollment. Women applicants must be seeking further higher education at either the undergraduate or graduate level in one of the following ways:

  • Applicant must be age 30 or above and reside in Chelan or Douglas County, WA
  • Applicant must be currently enrolled in, or returning to, a higher education program after a two-year or more absence.

The colleges, universities, or technical schools where applicants have been accepted must be fully accredited and within the State of Washington. Out-of-state, on-line accredited schools are acceptable.

Applicants may re-submit applications each year until they complete their programs of study. Women interested in applying for the scholarship may receive more detailed information concerning the application process, as well as request the application form by sending an email to Mimi Keller at the following address: peoleavenworth@nwi.net

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