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Community Bulletin board August 18 - Sept. 13

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Okanogan County Transportation & Nutrition meal delivery
 BREWSTER - Brewster Senior Center on Bridge Street is serving hot meals only on Thursday at this time. 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 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
Thursday, August 19
BREWSTER - The Brewster-Pateros-Bridgeport Senior Center hosts the Okanogan County Transportation and Nutrition (OCTN) meals on Thursdays. Suggested donation for those over age 60 is $8.50. For those 60 and under the cost is $10.
Senior Menu not available for August 19.

August 19
American Red Cross Blood drive
 Those donors who have received the COVID-19 vaccine will be asked which vaccine they received.
BREWSTER -  There will be an American Red Cross Blood drive on Thursday, August 19, 12-5 p.m. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 17 N.W. Hospital Way. To donate, simply download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, 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.

August 19, 24, 26
‘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 2–4 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.

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

August 20
Brewster Farmers Market
BREWSTER - The Brewster Farmers Market is held every Friday, 2-5 p.m. at the Brewster Grange Hall, located at the corner of Highway 97 and Grange Road in Brewster. The market will continue thru mid-October.

August 20, Sept. 10
Brewster bus trips
BREWSTER - OCTN takes Brewster area residents to Wenatchee, second Friday of the month. Next trip is Sept. 10. 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 August 20, 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.

August 21
Thift store open
BREWSTER - The thrift store in the Brewster- Pateros-Bridgeport Senior Center will be open on Saturdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. New items added weekly.


August 23
Okanogan County PUD meeting
OKANOGAN – The next meeting of the Okanogan County PUD Board of Commissioners will be held Monday, August 23 at 3 p.m. For more information okanoganpud.org

August 23
Douglas County PUD meeting
EAST WENATCHEE - The next meeting of the Douglas County PUD Commission is August 23 1:30 p.m. at the District's East Wenatchee office.

Sept. 10-11
Pateros Community Market, Movie, Vendors
PATEROS – The Pateros Community Market (PCM), also known as the Pop-up Market, will open for its fourth weekend of business on Friday and Saturday, August Sept. 10-11 at the Riverview Pavilion on Lakeshore Drive. On Market & Movie Fridays, the PCM will open at 5 p.m. and continue through 8 p.m. Then from around 8:30 p.m./dusk a family friendly outdoor movie will entertain marketgoers. On Market & Music Saturdays the PCM will open at 9 a.m. through 1 p.m. with music and local vendors. The Pateros Market Committee is currently looking for vendors of all kinds, farmers, processors, crafters, makers, musicians, non-profits, young entrepreneurs, and more. Those interested in being a vendor, volunteer, or sponsor cam email PaterosCommunityMarket@gmail.com.  Vendor applications are available online at  forms.gle/hnzg4UH5LVHboHUs8.

Sept. 8
Brewster Chamber to meet
BREWSTER – The next general meeting of the Brewster Chamber of Commerce will be held Wednesday, Sept. 8, 6 p.m. at the American Legion. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend. No more Zoom meetings. For more information brewsterwachamber@gmail.com or Mike Mauk at 509-449-0605

Sept. 13
Okanogan County Fair Advisory Committee
OKANOGAN - The Okanogan County Fair Advisory Committee meets the second Monday of the month and is always looking for volunteers. The meetings are open to the public and begin at 6 p.m. in the Okanogan County Commissioners’ hearing room, 123 N. Fifth Ave., Okanogan.


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