Community Bulletin board April 21 - May 14

Combat Veterans International meeting 
WENATCHEE - The Central Washington chapter of the Combat Veterans International meets at different times and places throughout the North Central Washington region. Call Bob Ashford, schedule manager for the Veterans Hall, at 509-669-3741 for more information. All combat-experienced veterans from any era or current residence are welcomed to attend.  
 
Help available for Douglas County veterans 
EAST WENATCHEE - Sarah Simonson the Veterans Service Officer for Douglas County, is available for appointments in her office at 211 11th St. NE in East Wenatchee. Call her at 509-683-3605.  You can also find her on Facebook at facebook.com/douglascountyvso
 
 
Okanogan County Transportation & Nutrition meal delivery
 BREWSTER - Brewster Senior Center on Bridge Street is still serving hot meals Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Take out only. Please reserve your meal by calling 509-689-2815. Pick-up time is between 11 a.m. and 12 noon.
The home-delivered meal program is not interrupted and is on its regular schedule. 
For more information about senior meal programs: Okanogan County Transportation & Nutrition at 509-826-7979 or  Aging & Adult Care of Central Washington at 800-572-4459 
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, April 21-22, 27-28-29 
BREWSTER - The Brewster-Pateros-Bridgeport Senior Center hosts the Okanogan County Transportation and Nutrition (OCTN) meals Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Suggested donation for those over age 60 is $8.50. For those 60 and under the cost is $10. 
Senior Menu not available for April 21-22, 27-28-29 
April 22, 27, 29
‘What’s Up Vet!’ 
NCW - All Chelan and Douglas County veterans are invited to attend the new “What’s Up Vet!” informational meetings via Zoom!
Every Tuesday/Thursday from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Open to vets, spouses, dependents and anyone with questions regarding veteran benefits and resources.
Go to: us02web.zoomaus with Zoom platform meeting id: 863 5856 4972.
Call 509-664-6801 (Chelan County Veteran Service Office) or 509-683-3605 (DCVSO) for more information.
Sponsored by CCVSO, DCVSO, Wenatchee Valley College and the Washington State Veteran Corps Navigation project.
 
April 22
Red Cross Blood Drive
Those donors who have received the COVID-19 vaccine will be asked which vaccine they received.
BREWSTER - An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held Thursday, April 22, 12 p.m. - 5 p.m., at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 17 N.W. Hospital Way in Brewster. Blood donations are essential.  To make an appointment visit  RedCrossBlood.org, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or enable the Blood Donor Skill on any Alexa Echo device 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.  Blood and platelet donors can save time at their next donation by using RapidPass® to complete their pre-donation reading and health history questionnaire online, on the day of their donation, before arriving at the blood drive. To get started, follow the instructions at RedCrossBlood.org/RapidPass or use the Blood Donor App. 
 
April 22
State Parks on Earth Day
Enjoy a Free day in Washington State Parks, no Discover Pass needed.
 
April 30 deadline
PEO Chapter JF Scholarships- Last chance
NCW - Applications are still being accepted for the Upper Valley Scholarship supported by P.E.O. Chapter JF. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist women in need of financial help return to higher education in 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.  Scholarship funds will be available by the Fall of 2021, and be sent directly to the school financial department upon confirmation of enrollment. Women interested in applying for the scholarship may receive more detailed information concerning the application process, as well as request the application form by contacting: Mimi Keller, Scholarship Committee Chair. mimikeller5@icloud.com
 
April 26
Okanogan County PUD meeting
OKANOGAN – The next meeting of the Okanogan County PUD Board of Commissioners will held Monday, April 26 at 3 p.m. For more information okanoganpud.org
 
April 26
Douglas County PUD meeting
EAST WENATCHEE - The next meeting of the Douglas County PUD Commission is April 26 1:30 p.m. at the District’s East Wenatchee office. To comply with the Open Public Meetings act due to COVID-19, a conference phone line number will be provided at the top of the Draft Agenda posted on their website under Latest News the Friday before the meeting.
 
May 6
Brewster Chamber of Commerce to meet
BREWSTER – The Brewster Chamber of Commerce will hold their next general meeting on Thursday, May 6 at 7 p.m.  at the Brewster Bear Basket. It will also be held via Zoom for those not comfortable meeting in public. Join Zoom Meeting:  Meeting ID: 895 8397 7411
Passcode: 676193 . One tap mobile
+12532158782,,89583977411# US (Tacoma)
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Go to: us02web.zoom.us/u/kcNDnPF2Ow

 

May 14, 21
Brewster bus trips 
BREWSTER - OCTN takes Brewster area residents to Wenatchee, second Friday of the month. Next trip is May 14. The bus starts picking folks up at their homes at 7:30 a.m. Riders may request  destination(s); medical appointments etc. 
On the third Friday of each month May 21, riders will be taken to Omak for the day. Riders request their destination(s). 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). (509) 826-4391 to reserve your seat.
 
May 14
Lake Chelan Lions Club golf tourney
CHELAN - The Lake Chelan Lions Club hold their 2021 golf tourney at Lake Chelan Municipal Golf Course on Friday, May 14. Cost is $125 per person for the four person team scramble format. The Lions Club has secured some great prizes this year, including: chance to win a $10,000 cash prize for a Hole in One on #18 and a $5,000 cash prize for a Hole in One on #7, two night’s accommodation at Lakeside Lodge and Suites, dinner for two at Campbell’s Resort, prizes for Best Foursome, Men’s and Women’s Longest Drive on #12, closest to the Pin on Par 3 holes, Putting Contest, winner takes the Cash Pot and a Raffle Drawing with lots of fun and valuable prizes. Register by April 16 at: lakechelanlionsgolf.golfreg.corn For information about the tournament or to learn more about becoming a Lion, contact Mike Tipton 253-263-9406, patnmike78@comcast.net.

 

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