Okanogan PUD celebrates Public Power Week

OKANOGAN – The Okanogan County PUD will observe Public Power Week, Oct. 5-8, with drive-through booths in Pateros, Twisp, Tonasket, and Okanogan where kids’ activity bags and energy efficiency information will be handed out to visitors. Per health department guidance no walk-ups are allowed, the booths are drive-through only.

The booths will be open from noon to 6 p.m. daily at the following locations and days:

Monday, Oct. 5 – Pateros-Brewster Community Resource Center (old grocery store at 169 Pateros Mall Suite A).

Tuesday, Oct. 6 - Methow Valley Community Center parking lot at 201 Highway 20 in Twisp.

Wednesday, Oct. 7 - Hope Lutheran Church, 623 N. Whitcomb Ave. in Tonasket.

Thursday, Oct. 8 - East end of the Okanogan PUD office parking lot at 1331 Second Ave. N.

The activity bags include crayons, pens, pencils, activity books, stickers, and other fun stuff. The energy efficiency bags include booklets, magnets, sticky notes, and more.

During Public Power Week an online drawing will be held to award a hand-crank/solar radio with USB charger, water bottle, and other items. Entry forms are available online at the PUD website, okanoganpud.org.

Winners of a K-5 coloring contest will also be announced throughout Public Power Week on the district’s Facebook page.

Public Power Week is an annual nationwide observance recognizing the economy, reliability, and cleanliness of public power. Learn more at publicpower.org.



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