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No Chamber This Week

The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will not meet this Thursday due to the upcoming Vintners and Brewers event Saturday night. Meetings will resume at noon Thursday, Dec. 8.

American Legion to Meet

The American Legion Post 157 holds legion meetings on the second Tuesday of each month. The next meeting will be at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec 12 at the Vets Center in Electric City.

Democrats to Meet

Okanogan County Democrat are holding a no-host luncheon and reorganization meeting at noon on Saturday, December 3, at The Breadline Café in Omak, Washington.

Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods

Institut to Meet Dec. 13

Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will meet at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 13 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum, 127 South Mission, Wenatchee. Explore Washington’s rich tectonic and geologic history with Dr. Chad Pritchard, our affable and dynamic speaker for December. Dr. Pritchard is Assistant Professor of Geology at EWU.

Using a few of the 57 natural wonders presented in his new book “Washington Rocks!” he will show how tectonic changes have controlled Washington’s landform developments over the last ~1.4 billion years, setting the stage for the Ice Age Floods. Focusing on sites in Central Washington, he will discuss general plate tectonics, current hypotheses of geologic structures, and features that have been preserved in the rock record of our geologically diverse state.

The program is free and open to the public. For overviews of the Ice Age Floods and more information on the Ice Age Floods Institute, please see our website:,; and for quadricopter videos of Ice Age features,

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 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

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 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.

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