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Meetings and Notices


No Chamber

This Week

The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not be meeting this Thursday due to setting up for this weekend’s Harvest Festival. Come enjoy the festivities. (See our ad on page 10 of this week’s Star.)


Canning Workshop

Coming Up

A pressure canning of meats workshop will be held Tuesday, Sept. 27, from 5 – 7 p.m. at the Omak Senior Meal Site and Thursday, Sept. 29 from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the Keller Community Center. These workshops are sponsored by the Colville Reservation Washington State University Extension, in cooperation with CCT LIHEAP/Food Distribution FDPNE Grant. For more information contact Kayla Wells at 634-2304 or

Free Medicare Class

Next Wednesday

Coulee Medical Center’s JoAnn Ehlers will offer a free class on Medicare next Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Grand Coulee Dam Senior Center. All are welcome. Topics will range from the timeline for decisions on Medicare and Social Security to specifics for federal, state and school district employees.

Local AA


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 to 4 p.m., in the basement of the Coulee Dam town hall.

Family History

Center Available

to the Public

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints invites all who desire to utilize the Family History Center in the Coulee Dam Chapel, located at 806 Spruce Street in Coulee Dam. The center is now open each Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. The family history centers are free, open the public, and staffed by knowledgeable volunteers. Each facility offers both novices and experienced family historians the tools and resources to learn about their ancestors.

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 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.

American Legion to Meet

The American Legion Post 157 regular meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, August 9 at the Zion Lutheran Church, 348 Mead Ave., Grand Coulee, John Tangin, the HUD-VASH (Housing & Urban Developemnt – Veterans Affairs supportive Housing) coordinator will be speaking on the supportive services to help veterans who are hoeless and their familes find and sustain permanent housing.

Care and Share Food Bank Closed This Friday

The food bank at the Church of the Nazarene has normal operating hours every Friday from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 27, it will be closed due to the Thanksgiving holiday. It is located at the Church of Nazarene, Hwy 174, Grand Coulee. The bank still can use clean, plastic grocery bags.

CMC Guild to Meet

The Coulee Medical Center Guild (Auxiliary) has changed its meeting date to the third Monday of the month. This month’s meeting will be Monday, Sept. 21 at noon at Coulee Medical Center. Join us for lunch. This is the final month for our shoe drive.

American Legion to Meet

The American Legion Post 157 holds legion meetings on the second Tuesday of each month and now begin at 6:30 p.m. and will be held at the Zion Lutheran Church, 348 Mead Ave., Grand Coulee, through the month of August. The next meeting will be Tuesday, July 12.

American Legion Post 157 Meets

The American Legion Post 157 holds legion meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Vets’ Center in Electric City. All veterans are welcome. The next meeting will be held Tuesday, August 11 and will be held at St. Dustan’s Episcopal Church, Grand Coulee Ave., across from Jack’s Spring Caynon Gas Station. For more information contact Jerry at 633-2579.

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