October 10, 2012 | LXXII, No. 28

Meetings and Notices

GCD Chamber to Meet at CMC Cafeteria

The chamber of commerce will meet this Thursday, Oct. 11 at the CMC cafeteria. A tour of the new mammogram/radiology department will be done in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month. Those interested should meet in the CMC main lobby at noon.

Douglas County Fire Protection Dist. 3 Commissioners Meeting

Douglas County Fire Protection District 3 fire commissioner meeting will be held Thursday, Oct. 11, at 7 p.m. at the Douglas County Shop, highway 174 and mile post 14.4.

OES to MEET

Grand Coulee Dam Chapter Order of Eastern Star will meet on Thursday, Oct. 11, at 7:30 p.m. Worthy Matron Lynette Zierden will open in Long Form and all will wear Chapter Dress. Pam Marrs will serve refreshments and Mara Landrum will provide the birthday cake. All area Eastern Star members welcome.

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.

Eagles #2577 Meetings

The Eagles #2577 Aerie meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month. The next meeting is October 23 at 7 p.m. The Auxiliary meets the first and third Tuesday of every month. Next meeting is scheduled for October 16.

Free Pinochle

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 October 17.

Care and Share Food Bank Open

The food bank at the Church of the Nazarene normal operating hours are the second and fourth Monday of the month 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.

Library has

Friday Story Time

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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