- Weather: Heavy Rain & Gusty Winds
- Recap: vision:Toledo Arts, Rec & Events
- ARTrails Artists Sought, Workshop Available
- Today: Mighty Fine Seniors, Park Board Meetings
- Thursday: TES PTO Meets 6 PM In TES Library
- Applications For Toledo City Council Position Open Through Thursday
Note Toledo Historical Society framed photos in background.
National Weather Service posted: Periods of heavy rain Wed night & Thursday for most of NW Oregon & SW Washington, plus strong gusty winds for south Washington and north Oregon coast. Sharp rises on some rivers but no flooding expected.
Vision Toledo Arts Rec & Events Recap: January 9, 2018 at Morgan Arts Center.
Winterfest: Joe’s Nutcracker, the Winterfest Calendar, and the giant Cheese Ball Drop brought far-ranging compliments, the last one attended by over 100 enthusiastic spectators. Thanks to: John Borte for crane, Chuck Caley for count-down clock, Alan Buswell for fireworks, Mike Morgan for Cheese Ball, John Sanford for lights, Steve Dobosh for barrel heaters, & vision:Toledo for the cheese. Contact Steve to purchase barrel heaters ($50) at (360)864-4829.
Library: Library will host Norene Weedam’s Seed Exchange Saturday, March 17th. All invited to come share their seeds and pick up some new ones.
Toledo Historical Society: January Newsletter out shortly.
Common Ground Toledo: trees will be placed in City Park by month’s end. CGT Seed Swap slated for February, date TBA. CGT next meets February 7 at Camp Singing Wind.
Streetscaping: no new information on Streetwise Project to report.
Welcome Bags: No report available
BIG Community Meeting: 7 p.m. March 22 at Toledo Middle School
Camp Singing Wind Upcoming Meetings:
01.24.2018 Toledo Branding transitions to Toledo Tourism Group
02.13.2018 Toledo Thursday Market planning meeting
02.20.2018 Toledo Investment Group for property & business investment
02.21.2018 Cheesecake Club - Asian Style
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In other biz: 2017 State Budget - Joh Jones reported she contacted Rep. DeBoldt’s office regarding $50,000 promised (toward community improvement). Currently the Legislature is working to pass the 2017 capital budget; there will be no 2018 budget. No additional paperwork is needed (from Toledo), we are still in that budget.
Next v:T Arts, Rec & Events meeting: 6:30 p.m. January 30, 2018 at Morgan Arts Centre.
From the Gallery:
Gallery 505's new Faces exhibit for January…
... features themed artwork by Susan Bradshaw, Anita Chatham, Jamie Cummings, Bob Espen, Frank Frazee, Jeanne Hamilton, Susanné Rose Maestas, Patty Misch, Di Morgan, Jake Morgan, Mike Morgan, Ron Peltola, Vernadel Peterson, Linda Shepherd, Ethan Siegel, Janice Sutherlin, Pauli Wolfe and Dennis Young. Faces runs through Jan. 27, Wednesday through Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m.
Act now to Become a Member of ARTrails!
Application deadline -- February 1, 2018
More info and application here -- http://www.artrailsofsww.org/join-us/
ARTrails of SWW offers a free how-to workshop January 16:
How To Jury - Workshop for all Artists
Details: With artist, art teacher, and long time ARTrails member, Jeanne Hamilton.
If you've never submitted an application to a juried art show, and would like to, this workshop will help. If you're a new applicant to ARTrails, this workshop is essential.
The workshop will cover the jury process in detail. Good and poor application and photo examples will be shown. An overview of the ARTrails organization and what is expected of its members will also be discussed. There will be lots of time for questions.
No reservations required. No entry fee.
It is important to get ARTrails applications in on time as they will not be considered after the FEBRUARY 1ST DEADLINE
Today: Toledo’s Mighty Fine Seniors meet 1 p.m. second Wednesdays monthly following lunch to tend to the business side of things involving the Senior Center. Visit Toledo Senior Center on Facebook or call (360)864-2112 for more info.
Toledo Park Board meets 3 p.m. second Wednesdays monthly at City Hall Council Chambers. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (360)864-4564 for special accommodations.
Cowlitz Prairie Grange 6:30 p.m. meeting is a potluck second Wednesdays, cake-and-ice-cream affair fourth Wednesdays. The Grange raises funds for scholarships, distributes dictionaries to third graders each year, and supports youth in many ways. Grange Hall at 5180 Jackson Highway. Contact Sandy Bickar, (360)864-2601.
Order your copy of The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom from Timberland Regional Library kiosk in Toledo Community Library & join the Adult Page Turners Book Club 1:30 p.m. last Wednesdays monthly. Available in print, ebook, MP3 audio and CD.
Toledo Community Library open until 7 p.m. Wednesday, 5 p.m. Thursday & Saturday.
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Thursday: PTO MEETING FOR ALL MEMBERS!
Thursday, January 11 at 6pm in the TES Library!
Here's a sneak peak of agenda items: The future of our PTO, how PTO funds should be utilized, and what our committees have been up to!
Mark Your Calendars: Toledo Lioness Club invites you to join them January 17:
Looking Ahead: Toledo Website/Branding/Tourism Board Meeting
6:30 p.m. January 24 at Camp Singing Wind.
Details: This meeting is to discuss efforts to create a Toledo Washington website and tourism board. The effort began a year ago as a result of the Cool and Connected grant and the action plan items identified. Some work has been done already with regard to a basic plan for the branding and web site. Adding to the items for discussion will be ideas for creating a tourism board. As always anyone with any interest in helping make these ideas a reality, is welcome to attend.
From City of Toledo: Toledo City Council has a position opening.
We will be taking applications until January 11th. Must be 18, registered voter and live within the City limits of Toledo for one year prior to appointment. This will be an appointment for two years. Please sign qualification information at City Hall- 130 N 2nd Street. For more information please contact Toledo City Hall 360-864-4564.
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Everyday Heroes: Envisioned as a local September 11 observation recognizing lesser-known acts of kindness and heroism. Send your nominations to email@example.com.
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