October 9, 2013 | LXXIII, No. 28

Meetings and Notices

Chamber to Meet

The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon, Thursday, Oct. 10, at Pepper Jack’s Bar and Grille.

Singers Wanted

The Coulee Community Choir meets Mondays at 7 p.m. at St. Henry’s Catholic Church. Singers are welcome. Come and check it out.

Free Retirement Seminar

The Okanogan County School Retirees Association is sponsoring a free Retirement Seminar for all school employees on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 4 p.m. at the Okanogan High School Library. For more information call 509.826.5068.

Retiree’s Association

Okanogan County School Retirees’ Association meets Friday, Oct. 25 at 11 a.m. at the Koala Street Grill,914 Koala Ave., Omak. Guest speaker is Omak School District Superintendent, Dr. Erik Swanson. Call 509.826.5068 for more infromation.

63rd Annual Weed Conference in Wenatchee

The Washington State Weed Conference will celebrate its 63rd anniversary Nov. 6-8 at the Coast Wenatchee Center Hotel. The two day event will include 40 speakers, workshops, general and concurrent break-out sessions, indoor and outdoor tradeshow, luncheon, social and a weed quiz with cash prizes.

The conference is open to the public. For more information contact the Washington State Weed Association at 509.783.4676 or info@weedconference.org

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.

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.

A new morning chapter will be held on Wednesday mornings with weigh-in at 7:45 a.m., and a meeting at 8 a.m. It will also be held at the Coulee Dam Community Church-Presbyterian.

Eagles #2577 Meetings

The Eagles #2577 Aerie meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month. The next meeting is October 22, at 7 p.m. The Auxiliary meets the first and third Tuesday of every month. Next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 15.

Free Pinochle 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.

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 and non-smoking.

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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