Meetings and Notices
No Chamber at Noon – Business After
The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not be holding a noon meeting April 24 due to its Business After Hours that evening. It will be held at Funzee’s on the Midway, Grand Coulee from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Time for Flag Dedication
For those wishing to dedicated a deceased veteran’s flag for the Isle of Flags should contact Ben Alling at 633-0663. The deadline is May 17, 2013.
POWER to Meet
The POWER group will be holding a meeting on Thursday, April 25, at 7 p.m ., at the Senior Center in Grand Coulee. Nomination and election of officers will be held. Also a recap of the past year and a review of the coming year.
Fire Dist. 14 to Meet
Grant County Fire District 14 will hold its regular monthly meeting Monday, April 29, at 7 p.m ., at the Electric City Fire Station.
Port Dist. 7 Meets
Grant County Port Dist. 7 will hold its regular monthly meeting Thursday, April 25, at 5 p.m ., at the Grand Coulee Dam Airport office.
Order of Eastern Star
Grand Coulee Dam Chapter #237 OES to meet Thursday at 7:30 p.m ., with Worthy Matron Linda Carlson and Worthy Patron Dwayne Farr presiding. Opening will be short form and April birthdays will be celebrated.
Refreshments to be served by Marjoe Richards and the birthday cake baked by Joyce Moore. All area Eastern Star members are invited to attend.
Meeting to Discuss wildfire Action Plans
Douglas County will hold meetings on a Community wildfire Action Plan being developed. Officials want to understand the vulnerability of county residents, businesses and resources to wildfire. The closest meeting is at Mansfield Community Center, 26 Main, on April 30 at 6 p.m.
Food Worker Card Exams May 8
Food worker card exams will be given by the Grant County Health District at the city hall in Grand Coulee, on Wednesday, May 8, 2013. There will be ONLY ONE class at 10:30 a.m. In addition to reading the health card book, which is available at the Grand Coulee City Hall, applicants must attend a 30 minute video in order to take the exam. Please be on time. LATE ARRIVALS WILL NOT BE ADMITTED.
If you bring your current card and it is within 60 days before the expiration date, you will still need to watch the video and take the test, but you may renew your card for 3 years. Picture ID will be required. Cost of the exam is $10.00. Cash only.
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 May 14, at 7 p.m. The Auxiliary meets the first and third Tuesday of every month. Next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday,May 1.
at the Seniors
Free pinochle is offered at the Grand Coulee Senior Center Monday, Wednesday and Friday beginning at 1 p.m.
Care and Share Food Bank Open
The food bank at the Church of the Nazarene normal operating hours are every Monday 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.
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.