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Bulletin Board, Feb. 7

Grange conference

The Brewster Grange will host the Washington State Grange Leadership Conference Feb. 9 at the Grange Hall from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Noon potluck. For more information call Marge Hagy at 509-689-2748. The next regular Grange meeting and potluck will be held at 6 p.m. Feb. 14.

Valentine's open house

An open house at the Brewster-Bridgeport-Pateros Senior Center will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. this Sunday, Feb. 10. Come meet your friends, listen to music, visit and have a yummy dessert.

Class reunion meeting

All 1973 Brewster graduates are invited to attend our 40-year class reunion planning meetingat 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 145 Old Hwy 97. This invitation is also being extended to include the graduating classes from 1970 through 1976, for a possible multi-year reunion. Please bring your ideas and suggestions for creating a fun-filled and memorable weekend. Anyone with questions may call Carlee Lawless at 670-5959.

FCCLA Valentine's banquet

The Brewster High School FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) is hosting a Valentine's Day banquet for the community Feb. 14 called Dinner and a Movie. Seating begins at 5 p.m., with the event start time scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Waiters and waitresses from FCCLA will serve a full sit-down dinner, including a choice of beef or chicken. The movie shown will be "Valentine's Day," rated PG-13. The film follows nearly two dozen people as they find and lose love in all its many forms over the course of Valentine's Day.Tickets - $25 for a couple, $15 for single - may be purchased from any FCCLA member or from Joy Wilson at Brewster School District. The funds will be used to help FCCLA go to state.

Legion pool tourney

American Legion Post 97 hosts its weekly pool tournament each Sunday starting at 2 p.m. Entry fee is $5. There were 10 players at the Feb. 3 tournament. Michael Flannigan won first place, Clarance Abrahamson took second place and Larry Boyd won third.


Hurry on over to the Community Log Church every Wednesday for Bible stories, songs, snacks, games and much more fun! This opportunity is open to kids in kindergarten through sixth grades after school, from 3:15 to 5 p.m. The church is located at 209 S. 4th St.


The Brewster Elementary School HOSTS program is looking for mentors to work with students in reading. HOSTS is an acronym for "Help One Student To Succeed." Kids work one-on-one with a mentor for 45 minutes from Tuesday through Friday. It is a very rewarding program to see the growth in the kids, but the main thing about our program is the lifelong bond that is made between a student and the mentor. If you'd like to know more or sign up, call Tracy Looper at Brewster Elementary 689-2581 ext. 631, or e-mail


Help a local cancer patient

The family of Brittan Schmidt, who has a rare form of brain cancer, has established a fund to help pay for medical expenses as he undergoes treatment. Donations can be dropped off at Sterling Bank and Wells Fargo Bank in Brewster.

Developmental screening

Bridgeport School District Special Services Program provides free developmental screening for all students residing in the district age 3-21. If you suspect your child has a disability please contact Raelynn or Mayra at 686-5656 to schedule a screening.


Douglas County SWAC meeting

The Douglas County Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC) is scheduled to meet at 1 p.m. this Thursday, Feb. 7. It will be held at the Douglas County Public Services Building, at 140 19th Street N.W. in East Wenatchee.

Transportation Organization meets

The next North Central Regional Transportation Planning Organization meeting will be held from 10:30 a.m. to noon Thursday, Nov. 14 at Chelan City Hall.

Hoops for Hope

Registration is open for the third annual Hoops for Hope 3 on 3 basketball tournament. All proceeds will go to The Support Center. It will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday, March 9 at Okanogan Jr./Sr. High School, 244 5th Ave. N. Divisions include third and fourth grade boys and girls, fifth and sixth grade boys and girls, seventh and eighth grade boys and girls, high school co-ed and adults co-ed. The cost to play is $30 per team. To register or for more information, call Jason Vanderweide at (509) 846-4042.

Need your diploma or GED?

The Omak Learning Center, located in the WorkSource Office in Omak, can help students age 16-21 who are looking to earn their high school diploma or GED. For more information, call Monica Garza, (509) 826-7310 ext. 7546, or 1-800-887-8057.

If you have a Bulletin Board news item about a nonprofit event, you can drop it off at the Quad City Herald news office at 525 W. Main Ave., e-mail it to, FAX it to 509-689-2508 or mail to P.O. Box 37, Brewster, WA 98812. Deadline is noon on Monday. Items will run two weeks maximum and must be 100 words or fewer.

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