Monday, March 4, 2024

COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD FEBRUARY 9 - FEBRUARY 22

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Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday

Okanogan County Transportation & Nutrition meal delivery BREWSTER – Brewster Senior Center on Bridge Street is serving hot meals via Home Delivery on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Please reserve your meal or cancel call 509-826-7979.  Suggested donation for those over age 60 is $4. For those 60 and under the cost is $10. 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.

Feb. 9

Brewster Chamber to meet

BREWSTER – The next general meeting of the Brewter Chamber of Commerce will be held Wednesday, Feb. 9, 6 p.m. at the Senior Center, 109 Bridge Street. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend. For more information brewsterwachamber@gmail.com or Mike Mauk at 509-449-0605.

Feb. 9-12

Senior Center Thrift Store

BREWSTER – The Brewster- Pateros-Bridgeport Senior Center Thrift Store is open Wednesday through Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. There is a great selection of children's and adult clothing. Donations accepted when they are open.

Feb. 11, 18

Brewster bus trips

BREWSTER – OCTN takes Brewster area residents to Wenatchee, second Friday of the month. Next trip is Feb. 11. 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, Feb. 18,  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.

OVOC family concert, in-person, livestreamed

Feb. 12

OMAK - Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus will present their family concert, “The Times in Which We Live”, Saturday, February 12 at 3 p.m. The concert will be held at the Omak PAC. The concert will begin with drumming by CITIZENS followed by inspirational speaker Dan Nanamkin. The dynamic duo of Karen and Gil will also perform. The OVOC chorus will sing family favorite “Puff the Magic Dragon” by Peter, Paul and Mary, “The Dream Keepers” by Rollo A. Dilworth, words by Langston Hughes and other selections. Selections from “Westside Story” by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim arranged by Jack Manson will be performed by the OVOC orchestra. “Lennon” by John Lennon remind us that we hold the power within us to be the change we wish to see in the world. The next selection is “An Ode to Joy Festival” by Ludwig van Beethoven, one of the most popular pieces of music ever composed. The doors will open at 2:30 p.m. at the main Cedar Street entrance only. Masks must be worn at all times. One seat must remain vacant between family groups. Livestreaming of the concert can be accessed by logging into the OVOC YouTube account. Please check the OVOC website at www.ovocmusic.org  Prices: $12/adults, $10/seniors, youth 15 and under free.

Feb. 11, 13

Steak dinner, Chili cookoff contest, Super Bowl party

BREWSTER – On Sunday, Feb 13, the Brewster American Legion will host a Chili Cookoff Contest and Super Bowl Party at 3 p.m.  Our regular Friday night (Feb. 11) steak dinner 5-7 p.m, Sunday Breakfast (Feb. 13) 9-noon. Open to the public. For more  information call Greg Wagg at 206-550-6474.

Feb. 14

Okanogan County PUD meeting

OKANOGAN – The next meeting of the Okanogan County PUD Board of Commissioners will be held Monday, Feb. 14, at 3 p.m. For more information okanoganpud.org

Feb. 14

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.

Feb. 16

American Legion meeting

BREWSTER – Amercian Legion Post #97 current members meetings are on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Post. Next February meeting is Feb. 16. For information call Greg Wagg at 206-550-6474.

Feb. 22

Douglas County PUD meeting

EAST WENATCHEE – The next meeting of the Douglas County PUD Commission is Feb. 22 at 1:30 p.m. in the Bridgeport office.

Deadline April 30

P.E.O. Upper Valley Scholarship now open

for local women returning to higher education

DOUGLAS/CHELAN COUNTY - Applications are now being accepted for the Upper Valley Scholarship supported by P.E.O. Chapter JF, Leavenworth.   The purpose of the scholarship is to assist women in need of financial help return to higher education at 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 2022, and be sent directly to the school financial department upon confirmation of enrollment. Women applicants must be seeking further higher education at either the undergraduate or graduate level in one of the following ways: •Applicant must be age 30 or above and reside in Chelan or Douglas County. •Applicant must be currently enrolled in, or returning to, a higher education program after a two-year or more absence. The colleges, universities, or technical schools where applicants have been accepted must be fully accredited and within the State of Washington.  Out-of-state, on-line accredited schools are acceptable.  Applicants may re-submit applications each year until they complete their programs of study.  Women interested in applying for the scholarship may receive more detailed information concerning the application process, as well as request the application form by sending an email to Mimi Keller at the following address: peoleavenworth@nwi.net

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