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home : community : bulletin board January 20, 2017

1/23/2013 2:05:00 PM
Community News 1/23/13


Fritz Benefit Auction

A benefit auction is planned for the Fritz family from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 27 at Cascade High School. Silent, live dessert auction and entertaintment to benefit the Fritz family who lost their home and belongings to a devastating fire on New Year's Eve. All proceeds go to Richard and Crystal Fritz benefit account at Cashmere Valley Bank. Call 679-7128. (er03,04)

Cascade Quest Sled Dog Race

Meet the mushers and their dogs and cheer for your favorite team as the Northwest Sled Dog Association raises money for the Lake Wenatchee Recreation Club emergency radio replacement fund. The Cascade Quest is a free event suitable for the entire family, but please be generous as we pass the hat for our Spirit of Community project. Complete information is available at Feb. 1-3, Lake Wenatchee Recreation Club, 14400 Chiwawa Loop Road. (er03,04)

UV M.E.N.D. Night with the Wild

Joint Upper Valley MEND at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Town Toyota Center in Wenatchee for Upper Valley MEND night with the Wenatchee Wild Hockey team. Tickets are $15, and will fund improvements in MEND's Land Trust neighborhoods. Purchase tickets at the MEND office, 894 U.S. Highway 2, Suite L or by calling 548-0408. (er04)

Museum closed for remodeling

The Upper Valley Museum in Leavenworth will be closed January and February for remodeling. Plans are to reopen the museum on March 1. There will be an event to commemorate the reopening. (er03,04)

Empty Bowls Art Grants

Empty Bowls Art Grant applications are now being accepted. Closing date for applications is March 12. Teachers and community members who work creatively with local children and youth are encouraged to apply. See the Upper Valley M.E.N.D. website ( for details and application form. (er03,04)

Empty Bowls Festival

Glazing days will be held Jan. 25-30 for the 2013 Leavenworth Empty Bowls Festival in the Woodpecker Room at Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort. All are welcome. Glazing days begin Friday, Jan. 25 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday-Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Family days and times, for those with children 13 and under, are Saturday, Jan. 26 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, Jan 27 from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 and include a bowl to paint and a reservation to the soup supper in March. Special family rates are also offered. Call 548-4387. (er03,04)

Free babysitting on Valentine's Day

Cascade Mountain Bible Church, 11025 Chumstick Hwy, wants to wish you a Happy Valentine's Day by offering free babysitting on Feb. 14 from 5 to 9 p.m. for children ages 2 to 12 years old. Dinner will be provided for the children. Contact Kellie at 548-4331 at the church office Tuesday through Friday from 8 a.m. to noon to reserve a spot for your children. (er04,05)

Win a trip to Bavaria!

The Leavenworth Rotary Club is sponsoring their second annual raffle for a trip to Bavaria. Rotarians are selling a maximum number of 2,500 tickets for only $10 each. The trip includes round trip airfare from Seattle to Munich for two people and $3,500 spending money. Contract your favorite Rotary member or the Echo, 548-5286. These tickets make great stocking stuffers for Christmas! (erTFN)

Levy information meeting

There will be an informational meeting regarding the Feb. 13 Cascade School District Maintenance and Operations Levy election. The meeting will be at the Leavenworth Fire Station on Wednesday, Jan. 23 at 6:30 p.m. If you have any questions/concerns regarding the levy, this would be an opportunity to ask those questions or you may e-mail the superintendent anytime at Call 548-5885. (er03,04)


Link meetings on proposed schedule changes

Link Transit has scheduled public meetings to answer questions and take comments on the proposed service changes. These are informal drop-in sessions to give interested people the opportunity to talk with Link staff about the proposals and discuss alternatives. A meeting is planned from 10 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Jan. 23 and noon to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24 at Martin's Market Place. Another meeting is planned from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29 at Cashmere City Hall. Call 662-1155. (er03,04)

Phantom of the Opera

The movie "Phantom of the Opera" will be shown today at 1 p.m. at the Cashmere Art and Activities Center. This is a trial run for the new equipment that has been purchased to support activities at the Cashmere Art and Activities Center. Call 782-2415. (er04)

Lake Wenatchee

Water District meeting

The second January commissioners meeting for the Lake Wenatchee Water District has been changed to Jan 31. It will be held at 10 a.m. at the District 9 Fire Station on the Lake Wenatchee Highway. Call 679-1353. (er03,04)


Free Leadership Workshop

Electric Toasters Toastmasters invites the community to a free leadership workshop on the topic, "Service and Leadership," on Jan. 29, 7 a.m. - 8 a.m., at Chelan PUD Auditorium 327 N Wenatchee Ave., Wenatchee.

Guests can experience the flavor of a typical Toastmasters meeting while also gaining practical leadership ideas that they can immediately implement in their lives and work. Electric Toasters, a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public-speaking and leadership skills in a supportive environment, regularly meets on Tuesdays at 7 a.m. at the same location. Guests are always welcome. For more information about the workshops, contact Kelly A. Cordell-Stine at (er03,04)

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