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Police

negotiations

coming up

Grand Coulee’s city council was advised that the city would start negotiations soon with Electric City on the renewal of its five-year police services contract. Grand Coulee provides police protection for the the city of Electric City by contract arrangement. The current contract expires at the end of the year.

Free food

event

Friday

The Zion Lutheran Church will have a visit from the Mobile Food Bank from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, May 30, officials said this week. The mobile unit, carrying free produce, is jointly sponsored by Zion Lutheran Church and Thrivent Financial. The free food event is open to the public, and no appointment is necessary. The mobile unit is also offering a free 3-pound beef roast, courtesy of the Beef Counts Program. Officials stated that people should bring their own boxes. The free food program will be in the parking lot of the Zion Lutheran Church, 348 Mead, Grand Coulee.

Pro-life

project

supports women in need

The 14th Annual Diaper Drive, sponsored by the Zion Lutheran Church, began Mother’s Day and will continue on until Father’s Day. Donations during the drive support Lutherans for Life. A giant “caf” bottle is located at Harvest Foods for donations. The collection will be matched by $300 from Thrivent Choice Funds and it will all be divided between the Support Center in Omak — a crisis center for those in need — and Life Services in Spokane, a teen pregnancy center for young women in crisis pregnancies. The project is a pro-life project to support young women in need of help.

GCSO

offers

boating

education courses

The Grant County Sheriff’s Office will be offering two Boating Education Courses in June:

1) Mon. June 2 and Tues. June 3, from 3:30 to 7 p.m. each day at the Quincy Jr. High Library. (Must attend both days).

2) Sat. June 14, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Grant County Sheriff’s Office Substation, 1274 Lowry St., Moses Lake.

The Boating Safety Education Law was passed in 2005, and has been phased in since 2008. For 2014, persons 59 years old and younger are required to have a boating education card. For 2015 all boat operators born after Jan. 1, 1955 will be required to have completed the course.

There is no fee and no pre-registration is required.

For more info call the Grant County Sheriff’s Office 509-754-2011 ext. 468.

 

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