Meetings and Notices
Chamber to Meet
The GCD Chamber of Commerce will hold its regular meeting this Thursday, Jan. 19 at noon at Pepper Jack’s Bar and Grille in Grand Coulee.
Blood Drive Monday
There will be a Grand Coulee community blood drive on Monday, Jan. 23, from 11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. at the Coulee Medical Center Specialists Clinic Lobby (old clinic building). Sign up online at 222.inbcsaves.org with sponsor code grandcouleecomm. Walk-ins are welcome.
Family Foresters Workshop
The 20th annual Family Foresters Workshop will be held at the Marabeau Park Hotel and Convention Center in Spokane Valley on Friday, Jan. 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Family-owned forests are vital to the economy and quality of life in the Inland Northwest. This workshop is designed to strengthen the skills of consulting foresters, state-employed service foresters and other natural resource professionals who work with family forest owners. For more information or to register call Chris Schnepf (208) 446-1680 or Andy Perleberg at (509) 667-6658.
Eagles #2577 Meetings
The Eagles #2577 Aerie meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month. The next meeting will be held January 24. The Auxiliary meets the first and third Tuesday of every month. Next meeting is scheduled for Feb.7.
Weight-Watchers to Meet
Weight Watchers Points Plus 2012 meetings are held Thursdays from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. at the Coulee Dam City Hall. Weigh-in begins at 5 p.m. with the meeting to follow.
Free Pinochile at the Seniors
Free pinochle is offered at the Grand Coulee Senior Center Monday, Wednesday and Friday beginning at 1 p.m.
Them Dam Writers Meet
Them Dam Writers meet the first and third Wednesdays of each month. The meetings are held from 1-3:30 p.m. in the art room at the senior center. The next meeting will be January 18 (today).
Care and Share Food Bank Open
The food bank at the Church of the Nazarene normal operating hours are Mondays from 2 to 4 p.m. It is located at the Church of Nazarene, hwy 174, Grand Coulee. The bank still can use clean plastic grocery bags.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter meets on Tuesdays at 9:15 a.m. at Grand Coulee Senior Center prior to the exercise group gathering at 10 a.m. Come and join for the health of it.
TOPS#WA1490, Coulee Dam meets on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m., meeting following weigh in downstairs in the ground level fellowship hall in the Coulee Dam Community Presbyterian Church, 509 Central Ave., across from the Colville Tribal Museum.
TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) is a non-profit weight loss organization.
The Grand Coulee Library Story time is every Friday at 10:30 a.m. Regular library hours are Mondays and Thursdays 12:30 - 5:30 p.m .; Tuesdays 12:30 - 7:30 p.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. For information concerning library programs or services call 633-0972.
Local AA Meetings
Confused in the Coulee AA meetings are held on Mondays at 7 p.m., Friday at 6 p.m. and Sunday at 9 a.m.. at the Vets Center in Electric City. Call Paul 633-3377 days or 633-3345 evenings. New Hope Group meetings are held Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Vets Center. For more information call John 633-2448. These are open, non-smoking and handicap accessible.
In Nespelem the group Bound and Determined holds its meetings Monday evening at 7 p.m. at the Catholic Church. Contact Myrna 634-4921 for more information there.
Seniors Have Wheelchairs, Crutches Available
Through the Grand Coulee Dam Senior Center a program is available to members and other persons who for a short time need a wheel chair, walkers, crutches, canes, bath stools and other items of this type.
For those who have any of the above items that are from the center and no longer used please return. If you have any of the above items in good condition and would like to donate them to the center, it would be extremely appreciated. For those who cannot deliver, pickup is available. Call 633-2321 for more information.