Community Bulletin Board


Senior Center S.A.I.L classes, lunch

BREWSTER – Hours at the Brewster-Pateros-Bridgeport Senior Center are 8 to 11:45 a.m. Monday through Thursday; and every other Saturday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 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 is $4.

August 23

Red Cross Blood drive

BREWSTER - An American Cross Blood Drive will be held Thursday, August 23,16  p.m. at the Brewster Boys and Girls Club, 601 Cliff Ave. How to donate blood: Simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit 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.

August 25

‘Building Grand Coulee Dam’ presentation 

Grand Coulee – The Bureau of Reclamation invites the public to the presentation, “Building Grand Coulee Dam,” by Raymond “Paul” Giroux on August 25, at the Grand Coulee Dam Visitor Center at 6:30 p.m. The program is free of charge. His presentation highlights how the right men, the right machines, and the right methods all came together to build a project of unprecedented scope and challenges. The Bureau of Reclamation is the largest wholesale water supplier in the United States, and the nation’s second largest producer of hydroelectric power. Its facilities also provide substantial flood control, recreation, and fish and wildlife benefits. Visit their website at and follow us on Twitter @USBR.

August 29

Community Action Council board to meet

OKANOGAN - The Okanogan County Community Action Council Board of Directors will hold their Regular Board Meeting Wednesday, August 29, 2018, at 5:15 p.m. at Community Action, 424 S. 2nd Avenue in Okanogan. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. OCCAC is a community building organization. They work with community members of all groups to raise the poor out of poverty, to feed the hungry, to provide affordable housing for all, to empower community members through education, and in the process to return prosperity and hope for the future to the county. If you have questions or need additional information please contact Lael Duncan at OCCAC, (509) 422-4041.

Sept. 8

Brewster Class Reunion

The Brewster classes of 1956, 57, 58 and friends of those classes are invited to attend a reunion. It will be held at the Wenatchee Golf and Country Club on Saturday, September 8. The address is 1600 Country Club Drive, East Wenatchee. There will be a happy hour at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. The cost is $45 per person, which includes room rental, dinner and gratuity. Please contact Carolle Brantner at (509) 884-5835.

Sept. 11, 26

Cancer Support Groups

CHELAN - The Women’s Wellness Group, cancer support group, has two support groups. The second Tuesday of each month for lunch, with lunch provided by the Wenatchee Wellness Place, at the Lake Chelan Community Hospital Board Room at 11:45 a.m.; and the fourth Wednesday of each month at LaBrisa, at 5 p.m.  For more information, contact Anne at 682-8718.

Sept. 14, 21

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 September 14. 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, Sept. 21, 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.


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