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Meetings and Notices


Chamber to Meet

The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon this Thursday, April 28, at the Moose Lodge in Grand Coulee. Debbie Starkey, of Investment Services Northwest, will speak about a Grant Writing Workshop she attended.

Okanogan County School Retirees’ Association to Meet

Okanogan County School Retirees’ Association meets 11 a.m., Friday, April 29, for a no-host luncheon meeting at Koala Street Grill, 914 Koala Street, Omak. Okanogan’s 6th grade ukulele students, directed by music teacher Marilou Baker, will entertain. For more information call Jennie Hedington 509-422-2954.

Wenatchee Valley Renaissance Faire Saturday

Wenatchee Valley Renaissance Faire begins Saturday, April 30, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., and Sunday, May 1, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Wenatchee Valley College, 1300 Fifth Street, Wenatchee. The west field shall become a medieval marketplace filled with horses, knight, ladies, gypsies, minstrels and even pirates. There is something for all ages. For more information and tickets, check

Dedication of

Flags Deadline

For those that have a deceased veteran’s flag you would like to donate to the Isle of the Flags dedication this Memorial Day, please call Ben Alling at 633-0663 by May 20.

American Legion to Meet

The American Legion Post 157 holds legion meetings on the second Tuesday of each month, which now begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Vets’ Center in Electric City. All veterans are welcome. The next meeting will be held Tuesday, May 10. Veterans are also welcome to join on the veterans float for the Colorama Parade Saturday, May 7. Meet in front of the library at 10 a.m. for setup and judging.

Care and Share Food Bank Is Open Fridays

The food bank at the Church of the Nazarene has normal operating hours every Friday 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 and Fridays at 6 p.m. at the Vets Center in Electric City. Call Paul at 633-3377 days or 633-3345 evenings. New Hope Group meetings are held Wednesdays at 6 p.m. at the Vets Center. 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 at 634-4921 for more information.

TOPS Meetings

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Chapter 1524 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. The SAIL exercise class follows this meeting beginning at 10 a.m. There is no charge. Also, a SAIL exercise class is held Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., in the basement of the Coulee Dam town hall.


Crutches Available

Through the Grand Coulee Dam Senior Center, a program is available to members and other persons who for a short time need wheelchairs, walkers, crutches, canes, bath stools and other mobility aids.

For those who have any of the above items that are from the center and are no longer used, please return them. 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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