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2/13/2013 1:43:00 PM
Community News 2/13/13


Stutesman Fundraiser

A fundraiser and silent auction is planned for Bob Stutesman to help raise money to assist him while he heals from throat cancer. The dinner and auction is from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Leavenworth Fire Hall. Dinner includes lasagna, bread sticks, salad and dessert. Cost is $10 for adults and $6 for 12 and under. Call 682-5818. (er07,08)

Scholastic Book Fair

The Scholastic Book Fair runs through Friday, Feb. 15 at the Icicle River Middle School Library. Open everyday before school from 7:30 to 8:15 a.m. and during lunch, 11 a.m. To 12:40 p.m. Other times can be arranged by calling Sharon, 548-7939. Open to the community. Book Fair profits go toward the purchase of library books at IRMS. (er07)

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 (uvmend.org) for details and application form. (er06,07)

Trout Unlimited meeting

The regular meeting of the Icicle Valley Chapter of Trout Unlimited will feature a presentation by Jason Lundgren, Executive Director of Cascade Columbia Fisheries, on nutrient enhancemnt in the high priority tributaries in the Wenatchee basin, Nason Creek, Little Wenatchee, White and Chiwawa. The presentation will feature a video and discussion on this very important subject of enhancement of our local streams for anadromous fish in the Wenatchee Basin. Our meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at Kristall's Resturant on Wednesday, Feb. 13. A raffle will follow and all the public is invited. (er06,07)

Caregivers Support Group

On the last Saturday of each month, starting on Feb. 23, we will meet at the Community United Methodist Church, 418 Evans, in Leavenworth from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Discussion will include "How caregivers can prevent burnout" among many other topics. If questions, contact Billie Jo 679-0308 or Dee 548-4505. (er06,07)

Summer Theater Adult Auditions

Leavenworth Summer Theater will hold adult auditions for "The Sound of Music," "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" and "Footloose" March 13 to 17 at the Icicle River Middle School in Leavenworth. Adult auditions are by appointment only. Each auditioner will have up to 10 minutes to sing a song from one of this summer's shows, in the original key, music provided in advance by Leavenworth Summer Theater, and to present cold readings, provided at the audition. In addition dance auditions, some roles are Saturday afternoon, March 16. Callbacks are Sunday, March 17. Call 548-7324 to make an audition appointment and request materials. (er06,07)

LST "Joseph and Amazing Dreamcoat" Children's Auditions

Auditions for the children's chorus in "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" will be held Sunday, March 10 in the late afternoon at Icicle River Middle School in Leavenworth. LST is looking for 10 to 12 children ages 8-14 with unchanged voices. For a complete performance calendar, visit the theater website at www.leavenworthsummertheater.org. No appointment is necessary however it is important to call for the music and more detailed information. Rehearsals start in June. For music and information, please call 548-7324. (er07,08)

LST "Sound of Music" Children's Auditions

Auditions for the Von Trapp family children in "The Sound of Music" will be held Saturday, March 9 at Icicle River Middle School in Leavenworth. All of the children sing and dance. All children's roles are open to audition and are double cast. For a complete performance calendar, visit the theater website at www.leavenworthsummertheater.org. No appointment is necessary however it is important to call for the music and more detailed information. Rehearsals start in June. For music and information, please call 548-7324. (er07,08)

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. (erTFN)

50 Years of Golden Memories

Autumn Leaf Festival Association is having a contest to commemorate 50 Years of Golden Memories. This year the 50th Royal Lady will be presented on Tuesday, March 5 at the Best Western Icicle Inn. Let's have some fun and see how much we all know about our Royal Ladies and the Autumn Leaf Festival Assn. Question 1- How many parades outside of Leavenworth does the float participate in advertising our beautiful village? Question 2- To be eligible to be a Royal Lady, what is the minimum age one must be? Submit your answers to ALFA Contest P.O. Box 116, Leavenworth, WA. 98826 or email your answers to info@autumnleaffestival.com. Please include name, address and telephone number. Winner will receive two tickets to the Royal Lady Gala! Autumn Leaf members are not eligible. Winner will be notified by telephone on Wednesday, Feb. 27. (er06,07)


Compassionate Friends meeting

The Compassionate Friends monthly sharing meeting will be held on Monday, Feb. 18, 7 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 1408 Washington St., Wenatchee. Please join us to share your thoughts and memories of your child. The Compassionate Friends is a non-profit organization supporting families that have experienced the death of a child, grandchild, and/or sibling. For more information, please contact Carol at 665-9987 or Lisa at 881-1615. (er07)

Suicide Prevention Training

The Compassionate Friends will be hosting a Suicide Prevention Training set for March 14. A "Question, Persuade and Refer Someone Suicide Prevention" training will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 14 at Grace Lutheran Church, 1408 Washington St., Wenatchee. This free training will provide members with skills to help someone considering suicide. Dr. Julie Rickard from Columbia Valley Community Health will provide the training. Email csunada@nwi.net or call 665-9987 to reserve your spot. (er07,08)

People of Our Past

Saturday, Feb. 23, Wenatchee Valley history will come alive in "People of Our Past," an interactive program at the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center featuring six local actors portraying historic figures that have shaped the culture and commerce of the region. This year, characters include Bernice Bacharach, legendary litigator; Rufus Woods Sr., advocate for the construction of Chief Joseph Dam; and Homer T. Bone, public power advocate. The free program is ongoing between 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Visitors will encounter the actors at different exhibits throughout the museum. For more information, 888-6240. (er07,08)

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