Community Bulletin Board

Senior Center S.A.I.L classes, lunch, Rummage Room
BREWSTER – Hours at the Brewster-Pateros-Bridgeport Senior Center are 8 to 12:45 a.m. Tuesday through Thursday, Donations will be accepted during store hours at the back door or just knock or come on in. They take just about everything except children’s clothing. The Center will also take “small pieces of furniture and sometimes larger items. S.A.I.L (Stay Active and Independent for Life) classes are on every Tuesday and Thursday from 10-11 a.m. The Center is hosting Okanogan County Transportation and Nutrition (OCTN) meals Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The suggested donation for those over age 60 is $4. For those 60 and under the cost is $8.50. All diners are welcome.

Jan. 18, Feb. 8
Brewster area monthly bus trips to Omak and Wenatchee
BREWSTER - OCTN takes Brewster area residents to Wenatchee for the day, every second Friday of the month. Next trip will be Feb. 8. The bus starts picking folks up at their homes at 7:30 a.m. Riders may request the destination(s); typically, it will be medical appointments, the mall, Walmart, a restaurant and so on. On the third Friday of each month, Jan. 18, riders will be taken to Omak for the day. Again, riders request their destination(s) and make a day of socializing, shopping and errands. Wenatchee: $12/boarding for General Public, $6 suggested donation/day for Seniors (60 plus). Omak: $5.50/General Public, $2.75 suggested donation Seniors (60 plus). Call (509) 826-4391 to reserve your seat.

Jan. 19
Story Time at library
Saturday story time
BRIDGEPORT - The Washington Reading Corps Program holds a story time at the Bridgeport Public Library every Saturday morning at 10 a.m. Story Times will be for the school year and reading will be in English.  For more information call Molly Westlund at (509) 449-2009.

Jan. 21
TOPS® meeting
BREWSTER – TOPS® (Take Off Pounds Sensibly®) meets every week on Monday at 10 a.m. at Brewster Boys and Girls Club, located at 601 Cliff Ave W., Brewster. Visitors are always welcome (preteens, teens, and adults – male and female). First meeting is free. TOPS Club, Inc. ® is an affordable, nonprofit, weight-loss support  and wellness education organization with thousands of associate chapters in the United States and Canada. Members learn about nutrition, portion control, food planning, exercise, motivation,  and more at weekly meetings. According to independent studies published in major medical journals, TOPS® weight-loss  support has been proven just as effective as more expensive commercial programs. For  details: Joyce Anderson, Coordinator at (509) 922-8820, visit www.tops.org or call TOPS Headquarters at (800) 932-8677.

Jan. 23, 24
Red Cross Blood drives
OMAK/WINTHROP - American Cross Blood Drives will be held in Omak: 1/23/2019: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m., Omak Elks Lodge #1742 BPOE, 110 Ash Street and in Winthrop: 1/24/2019: 11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., The Barn, 51 Highway 20. How to donate blood: Simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age in most states (16 with parental consent where allowed by state law), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.

Jan. 23/yoga, Feb. 12/meeting  
Cancer Support Group,
yoga class
CHELAN - The Women’s Wellness Group, cancer support group, meets the second Tuesday of each month with lunch provided by the Wenatchee Wellness Place, at the Lake Chelan Community Hospital Board Room at 11:45 a.m.  For more information, contact Anne at 682-8718.
Wellness/Restorative yoga, a guided practice of gentle yoga postures and movement designed for cancer survivors, individuals living with acute or chronic illnesses, and caregivers is available at no charge. This class is held each Wednesday at 3:45 p.m. at Yogachelan.  Contact Yogachelan for more information.

Jan. 25
School Retirees Assn. to meet
OMAK - Okanogan County School Retirees’ Association meets 11:15 a.m., Friday, Jan. 25 for a no-host luncheon meeting at Roadhouse 97, 914 Koala St, Omak. Jon Wyss of Brewster, will speak on changes in agriculture and the fruit industry in Okanogan County and Washington State. Information: Jennie Hedington: (509) 422-2954.

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