February 29, 2012 | LXXI, No. 48

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet

The Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon on Thursday, March 1, at Pepper Jack’s Bar and Grille.

PTA to Meet

PTA will be holding a meeting on Tuesday, March 6, at 7 p.m. in the Center School library. Everyone is welcome.

Presentations Given at the Senior Center

Two presentations will be held at the Grand Coulee Senior Center on Thursday, March 1, beginning at 10 a.m. The first will be given by Sheryl Moore from the Coulee Dam Federal Credit Union on possible scams to be avoided. The second will be given by People for People rep. Lynae Moore and her supervisor on how the program works and its effect on the area, along with any questions about the service. Everyone is invited to attend.

Historical Society Meets

The Grant County Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting Tuesday, March 6, at 10:30 a.m. at the Ephrata American Legion Post, 276 Eighth Ave. N.W.

A heritage committee lunch will follow at noon. Guest speaker Mike Bellgardt will talk about the “Forgotten Heroes” memorial project underway in Moses Lake. The memorial is intended to remember military personnel who lost their lives in the December 1952 plane crash at Larson Air Force Base (now Grant County International Airport).

All members and interested individuals are invited to attend. Those planning to have lunch are asked to call the Legion at 754-2761.

third Tuesday of every month. Next meeting is scheduled for March 6.

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 March 7.

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 Meetings

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.

Library Hours

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.

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