Community Bulletin Board April 7-22

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 13-14-15 
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 13-15
April 8, 13, 15
‘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 9, 16
Brewster bus trips 
BREWSTER - OCTN takes Brewster area residents to Wenatchee, second Friday of the month. Next trip is April 9. 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 April 16, 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.
 
April 13
Wenatchee Valley Erratics Zoom lecture
WENATCHEE - The Wenatchee Valley Erratics of the Ice Age Floods Institute will begin its first series of programs in more than year on Tuesday, April 13 at 7 p.m. with Bruce Bjornstad presenting “Ice Age Floodscapes of the Pacific Northwest.” The talk highlights Bruce’s new book by the same name. Using illustrations with descriptions and geologic interpretations of mostly aerial photographs, he will show the power and magnitude of repeated Ice Age floods in the Pacific Northwest as recently as 14,000 years ago. The book focuses on outburst megafloods from glacial lakes Missoula, Columbia and Bonneville. View Bruce’s research, books, and aerial videos at his website, BruceBjornstad.com. Please click this link to join the webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86120141272, Webinar ID: 861 2014 1272
 
April 22
Red Cross Blood Drive
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. 

 

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