Review: Friday’s Red Cross Blood Drive held at Toledo Presbyterian Church drew a few walk-ins in addition to those already schedule online. Turnout was good, according to two church volunteers who donated that day. As an added incentive, those who donate through May 15 may be entered to win four tickets to any Cedar Fair Theme Park in the US. Details here. To sign up online for the next drive, click here or call 1(800)RED-CROSS.
Dubbed Toledo Alley Cats by Vision:Toledo member Mike Morgan, Steamboat Alley volunteers are really ramping up this week, including this link to a stellar essay titled Steamboats on the Cowlitz featuring a section on the Kellogg Company. Rose Hill Middle School teacher Katie Walter declared: “This is nothing short of thrilling - a great find! I also forwarded it to the 8th grade WA State History teachers at my school.” Sheila Richardson wrote: “I should have know Laura was behind this great find! Love it! Many great takeaways here, one being Toledo was named by a woman, at a party, where she had just made a business deal.” Joh Jones chimed in with: “Ooh la la Steamboat Toledo! Fainting ladies, Card Playing Gentlemen, a Ferry Collision! Check out her link here.
Last year nearly half of the school district’s graduating seniors were presented one or more scholarship awards by the Toledo Community Scholarship (TSC) Committee. Contributions of any amount welcomed. Details here. Application deadline April 8 here.
Today: City Council meets 6 p.m first and third Mondays at Town Hall. Visit www.toledowa.us or call (360)864-4564 for details.
Commit to help stop littering. Lewis County area residents can drop off their cats 4-6 p.m. today* for spay/neuter transport at 611 NW State Avenue, Chehalis (this is the building immediately to the left of Kaija’s Garden and Pet). Reservations required. *Visit Cat’s Meow SNAP! here for details or call 360-623-0820 for availability.
April 6 Toledo Senior Center Nutrition Lunch menu features Salisbury Steak with mashed potatoes, baby carrots, peaches, and dinner roll, April 8 Potato Soup and ham sandwich plus green salad and berry crisp. Nutrition Lunches Wednesday and Friday are sponsored in part by Area Agency on Aging. Cost is $3 for those 60+ years of age. Reservations required. Contact Diana, firstname.lastname@example.org or call (360)864-2112.
April 8 Toledo Food Bank open 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. second and fourth Fridays monthly behind City Hall.
April 8 Cowlitz Prairie Grange Jam Night 7:00 p.m. second, fourth and fifth Fridays. Performers and supporters welcome. Donation at door. Contact email@example.com or (360)262-3696.
April 9 Toledo Senior Center hosts their famous Pancake Breakfast 7-10:30 a.m. featuring sausage and AYCE hotcakes including juice and hot beverage. Biscuits and gravy optionally available until gone. Still $5. Located at 150 Coal Street. No reservation required.