- Toledo High School FCCLA Brings Home The Gold
- Native Soil Farm Names Ben Maestas Manager
- Lewis County Seniors Announce Thrift Store Opening
- Today: Paint Night @ The MAC, Grange Jam Night
- Weekend Outlook & Beyond: Softball Sign-ups, Coffee House, v:T A.R.E.
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
Last night Rene Ketchum wrote: Toledo High School FCCLA competed (Thursday) in Region 2 STAR Events and everyone received Gold Medals. They will be attending State Leadership Meeting in March and competing again at that time.
CONGRATULATIONS to Toledo High School FCCLA members and their GOLD Medal showing at Region 2 Competition. These students will be heading to State Leadership meeting in March to compete in Tri Cities.
Front: Adviser Rene’ Ketchum, Sky Nyberg, Sydnie McClure, and Emma Maier-Cline.
Waiting to find out how they did!
Cheese Days Toledo Washington posted: Toledo Schools are busy working on our new button design! We're excited to see what our student artists come up with! #CheeseDays
Native Soil Farm announced yesterday: Ben Maestas is the new manager at the farm. He brings a wealth of information along with his beautiful family. (More pics to follow).
Ben has been preparing one of the hoop houses for early spring planting using permaculture and Shumei Natural Agriculture practices. He will also be giving a workshop in Pasadena CA at the Green Life Food Festival on February 17th and 18th. #nativesoilfarm #shumeinaturalagriculture #lewiscounty #visiontoledo#Lewiscountpermaculturesociety
Native Soil Farm posted this link outlining Shumei America’s Healthy Food For All Project.
Lewis County Seniors posted:
ANNOUNCING THE OPENING OF A SECOND TIME AROUND THRIFT STORE!!
January 25, 2018
Get ready-- because in two weeks, the Lewis County Seniors will be opening A Second TIme Around Thrift Store at 749 S Market Street in Chehalis!!
We are looking for volunteers to help set up -- and some volunteers to help us move heavier pieces. Please call Lynn at 360-269-8837 or email her at L2ford@comcast.net if you can help!
Support your local senior centers.
Today: Toledo Food Bank open 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. second and fourth Fridays monthly behind City Hall.
The Food Bank notes personal care items are often in short supply, especially women’s sanitary products (sealed boxes/packages only). Also low on stock: baby diapers, formula and baby food, plus pet food & supplies.
ISO:* Social Media specialist to establish and maintain a page on social media, post weekly updates and news of Toledo Food Bank. Requires less than one hour weekly after initial setup. This is a volunteer position. Students welcomed. Apply during open hours.
ISO:* Large cargo trailer to store shelving and other durable goods. Weather-tight and clean - no mildew, oil, or unsafe conditions. Any size up to 40’. To donate, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
*ISO = In Search Of
Tonight: You are invited to 2018 Paint Nights at Morgan Arts Centre with Di Morgan hosting.
Says Sue Wachter: This will be the first of three paint (and sip) evenings at the Morgan Arts Centre. email: email@example.com or call (360)864-4ART or order online at https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3089701 to save your space.
Sue and Joan are fun and creative teachers. All supplies will be provided.
See you there!
2018 Paint Nights at Morgan Arts Centre
January 26 Snowy Owl Choose from 4 styles(12 X 12 canvas)
February 28 Walking in the Rain (12 X 16 canvas)
March 29 Tulip ( 12 X 12 or 12 X 16 canvas)
$35.00 per person
6:00- 8:30 PM
Wear clothing that can handle some paint
Aprons will be provided
Al-Anon Path of Hope AFG meets 7 p.m. Fridays at Toledo Presbyterian Church, 312 Augustus.
Cowlitz Prairie Grange Jam Night 7:00 p.m. second, fourth and fifth Fridays. Performers and supporters welcome. Donation at door. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (360)262-3696.
- The Chip Guy says: Check on FB for warehouse openings Wednesday or Saturday.
- Toledo Girls Softball Association hosts Sign-ups 6 PM Saturday January 27 @ THS
- WDFW begins 7-day razor clam harvest Sunday January 28 on various beaches
- Coffee House Dinner & Open Mic 7 PM Monday January 29 @ THS Commons
- v:T Arts, Rec & Events meeting: 6:30 p.m. January 30 at Morgan Arts Centre
- Gallery 505 First Look/Opening Night: Affairs of the Heart 1 - 8 PM February 1
- ARTrails Application Deadline February 1
Reservations Required: Toledo Senior Center Nutrition Lunch Wednesday & Friday are sponsored in part by Area Agency on Aging. Menu changes weekly. Suggested donation $3 for those 60+ years of age. Call (360)864-2112 for details.
Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
Fundraiser: Through January 31, 2018 at Toledo Senior Center.
This will be a silent auction held as a fundraiser for our center. It will be going on until Jan 31st.
Come in and check us out.
Fondness: Mike Morgan says: Final Week!
Gallery 505 wraps up January’s Exhibit: Faces this Saturday.
Next up: Affairs of the Heart. First Look 1 - 8 PM Thursday, February 1.
Open Wednesday through Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m.
Feel Good Giving: Toledo Presbyterian Church plans to host a Red Cross Blood Drive every two months, as long as folks support this community event by rolling up their sleeves.
Next date: Friday 12:30-5:30 p.m. February 2, 2018 - Groundhog Day. Watch for flyers or contact Kathy Hill, (360)219-7756.
Toledo High School ASB Fundraiser Breakfast 8 - 10 AM featuring omelettes & pancakes OR biscuits n’ gravy. $5 includes beverage.
Advance tix available (& encouraged).
For The Future: TES PTO Kids Garden is looking for garden sponsors, which ensures the continuation and improvement of this awesome program. If your family or business is interested, the form is below.
* Garden Sponsor Form 2017-18.docx
Looking Ahead: February 14 Bonanza BBQ & Catering features All you can eat Buffet with dessert and beverage $25.00 per person 4 - 8 PM Valentines Day.
Mark Your Calendar: February 17, 2018 - - Are you ready to enjoy a great breakfast, enjoy the company of wonderful people, and support your local grange?? - - We are hosting a breakfast at the grange from 7am to 11am!! Bring your family and your appetite!!! Stay tuned for the menu and price!!
Heads Up: March 17 Norene Weedam’s Seed Exchange returns to Toledo Community Library. Bring some, leave some. Don’t forget your own envelopes or containers.
Sells Out Early: April 8 Toledo Senior Center presents their Annual Tea Event.
Tix available now $20.
City of Toledo announces a vacancy on the Planning Commission:
The City of Toledo is seeking one person to fill a vacancy on the Planning Commission. The Planning Commission acts as an advisory body to the City Council on all land use, and comprehensive planning issues. The Commission is specifically responsible for providing recommendations on subdivisions, zoning, annexation requests, reviewing and approving conditional use permits, approving business license, and is an integral part of the implementation of the Growth Management Act. The vacancy must be filled by a citizen of the corporate City limits of Toledo. All candidates must be a minimum of 18 years old and a registered voter.
If you are interested in the vacancy on the Toledo Planning Commission, please submit a letter of interest to: Mayor Steve Dobosh, City of Toledo, PO Box 236, Toledo, Washington 98591 or drop off a letter at Toledo City Hall, 130 North Second Street, Toledo. If you have additional questions regarding this vacancy, contact Toledo City Hall at (360) 864-4564.
Recommendation will be made from candidates for approval by City Council. Open until filled.
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