Today: Wastewater Treatment Plant visit by Congresswoman Jaime Herrera-Beutler 10:30-11:30 a.m. Friday morning in Toledo will be followed by a meeting with officials from Vader and Pe Ell as well as Toledo. She is working to reverse HUD economic categorization which blocked these towns from qualifying for much-needed Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) in 2014. Jaime Herrera Beutler on Facebook here.
Wednesday The Other Toledo linked to a post naming this town as one of the 15 Coolest Towns in Washington (here).
Thursday TOT congratulated the Community Library on their $750 grant from Northwest Farm Credit Services to upgrade technology (link here).
Today Toledo is Cool and Connected, named one of 5 small communities awarded planning assistance to help people use broadband service for downtown revitalization and economic development. Toledo High School alum Larry Davidson, currently of Colorado with property and plans to retire here in Toledo, gets credit for alerting ToledoTel, vision:Toledo and the city to this grant opportunity and offering to write the letter of interest to the EPA. Details here.
Toledo Youth Cheerleading Sign Ups 5-7 p.m. today, Saturday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Toledo High School.
Friday: Support: Al-Anon Courage To Change AFG, 7 p.m. Fridays at Toledo Presbyterian Church, 312 Augustus.
Don’t forget to pick up your DeGoede Flower Bowls Saturday 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the High School.
Toledo High School Basketball Annual Blueberry Plant Sale runs two more Saturdays at Riverview Hardware and Feed. Although plants are available for purchase directly, all monies raised these four weekends go to the High School Basketball program. Along with several varieties of blueberries, they offer lingonberries, huckleberries, and strawberry plants.
Review: Battle of the CowlArtz Student Art Show Toledo versus Winlock. And the winner is…
Gallery 505 Opening Night was more of a steady stream than a crowd, doors opening earlier than previous shows at 4 p.m. Stop in and cast your own vote for People’s Choice. Through Sunday this week, May 11-14 next week. Visit Gallery 505 online here. Also on Facebook here.
Review: Stopped by Native Soil Farm Thursday for Billie Washington’s flash one-day sale of several varieties of tomato, pepper and herb plants. Several others came and went while I dithered over the hundreds of choices. In the end, I opted for some sturdy-looking “orphan” tomatoes of uncertain heritage and some gorgeous basil. Then I shared a few plants.
On Facebook, link here.
*Tip: Regarding yesterday’s paragraph about online shopping via Amazon to support Cat’s Meow SNAP! Of Lewis County, key “Cats Meow of Lewis County” into the “SMILE” text box.
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