- Bee Swarms: Free Area Removal
- Washington Young Farmers Coalition Seeks Board Members
- Today: Presbyterian WOTC Meet
- Tech Report: All Over The Board
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Forms, Fun & More
Cat’s Meow SNAP (Spay, Neuter & Adoption Project) now has a no-cost-to-you way to support their mission to end feline euthanasia:
Help The Cat's Meow SNAP every time you shop at 1,901 of the most popular online stores: https://www.iGive.com/TheCatsMeowSNAP/?p=19992&jltest=1 #iGiveDoYou
The Cat's Meow SNAP earned $5.97 (in April) from our supporters who changed their shopping for good at iGive.
Check out igive.com
Posted to the Lewis County Food Hub by the Bee Wrangler Honey: It seems to Bee game on. 2 swarms in 2 days. If you see a swarm of bees please don't disturb them. Please call myself or another beekeeper to remove them.
WE ONLY DEAL WITH HONEY BEES. Not wasp, hornets or yellow jackets. We will also remove from inside the walls of buildings. This is a service that we provide free to the community. Any donations that we may receive will go towards our youth education project.
Call Rob @360-219-3092
Lewis County Beekeepers Association links some great articles on lavender, how growing up rural with pets lessens later risk of mental illness, and how mowing your pesticide-free lawn every other week promotes pollinator populations.
Washington State Patrol reminder following 2 reported fatalities in central WA involving motorcycles: Warmer weather is finally on its way, which means more motorcycles will be making their debut on the roads. We're asking that everyone watch their speed and be aware of their surroundings at all times. Have fun, be safe, and enjoy the sun!
Lewis County Permaculture Society shared:
The Washington Young Farmers Coalition (WAYFC) is seeking new board members.
You do not have to be young or a farmer to consider joining.
Application deadline is May 20th.
Kids Fishing Derby Toledo, Washington posted:
Almost time...get your poles ready... lots of prizes!
Today: Presbyterian Women of the Congregation meet monthly 10 AM second Tuesday. These ladies are best remembered for their holiday bazaar & bake sales, offering refreshments on Veterans Day, handing out cheese sandwiches on Cheese Day Saturday, and more recently hosting Red Cross Blood Drives.
*Toledo Presbyterian Church plans to host a Red Cross Blood Drive every eight weeks, as long as folks support this community event by rolling up their sleeves. Next date: May 25, 2018 (subject to verification).
Ask about Power Red, in which double the quantity of red blood cells are extracted with plasma returned to donor. May opt in every second visit.
Also, you can sign up for the next available date while on-site.
Contact Kathy Hill, (360)219-7756.
Better yet, show up and donate.
Not Strictly Toledo: Health & Hope Medical Outreach invites: Your shopping matters. This Mother's Day, shop for Mom at smile.amazon.com/ch/27-4432389 and Amazon donates to Health and Hope Medical Outreach.
FREE CLINIC TODAY from 5:30 - 8:00 pm
Located at 1911 Cooks Hill Rd. Centralia. (NW Pediatrics - West Building)
Health & Hope Medical Outreach provides FREE walk-in medical care and Mental Healthcare to the uninsured and underinsured of Lewis County and South Thurston County.
Not Strictly Toledo2: Lewis County Solid Waste asks:
Here are two things not to recycle in your curbside bin. We will go over this information and lots of other tips to help you Recycle Right at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 8 at the Chehalis Timberland Library during our Do's, Don't's & How To's of Recycling. We hope to see you there!
Tech Report: All Over The Board
groovyPost warns: Twitter Bug Unmasked Passwords, Change Your Password Right Away
Plus: The Roku Channel Adds Free Live News from ABC, Cheddar, PeopleTV and More
From Lifehacker: Get the Money Wells Fargo Owes You Before the Claim Deadline Passes (Extended to July 7, 2018)
“Wells Fargo has already paid out millions to people who had unauthorized accounts opened in their names, and owes federal regulators $1 billion over separate indiscretions. If you don’t know whether you were affected, check your credit report for unauthorized accounts.”
Plus: On a lighter note, How to Think Like a Cat, With Humorist Stéphane Garnier
Comedy Writer James Breakwell, Exploding Unicorn, offers “Here's the entire plot of Star Wars in 30 seconds, as reenacted by my wife and kids.”
Plus: This post about the family pet pig & a meter reader. Gotta get me one of those.
MakeUseOf posted: Hulu Promises Offline Viewing Is Coming Soon. Who says you can’t take it with you?
Plus: Use This Hidden Keyboard Combo to Fix Your Frozen Computer. This one’s going into my Pocket for the next time.
Tech Republic reveals: How to turn off battery throttling on your iPhone
Plus: The secret to being a great spy agency in the 21st century: Incubating startups including some great history on WWI & WWII, Bletchley Park, and Ian Fleming type undercover work.
Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
Morgan Arts Centre opened for registration April 7: It is time to sign your children up for the summer camps at the Morgan Arts Centre. Picasso week #1 & #2, & the Children's Theater Workshop.
These happen in July, they get full well before June.
If you want more information: www.morganartscentre.com
MAP Summer Camp Clubs announces: Summer day-camp registration is open!
Message me for a copy of the flyer and registration - Sign up before May 1st for 10% early bird discount.
Last Saturday! This annual fundraiser is eagerly anticipated by local growers & gardeners.
- Who: Morgan & Judy Tjemsland, Whipple Creek Plants
- What: Blueberry plants plus other berries & more
- When: 11 AM - 3 PM next 4 Saturdays - April 21 & 28, May 5 & 12
- Where: Riverview Hardware, Cowlitz & Second Streets, Toledo
- Why: Proceeds from all sales go toward Toledo High School Varsity Girls Basketball.
This year offering 12 varieties of blueberry, Cascade Delight lingonberry, evergreen huckleberry and “some very large rhubarb” plus purple bearded iris.
Planting and growing instructions with every plant. Phone number included to help you be successful with growing them.
Watch for future dates, times and prices. We sell more than just blueberry plants, too
May 10: Toledo Thursday Market Opening Day - Mother’s Day Market
May 12: Kid’s Fishing Derby 8 AM-1:30 PM @ South Lewis County Park (Wallace Pond).
May 12-13: Morgan Arts Centre hosts 12th Annual Battle of the CowlARTZ
May 14: Toledo Girl Scout Troop Formation Night
June 29 - July 1: Resonance Restival @ Camp Singing Wind
September 22: Esther Borte’s 3rd Annual Walk in the Park
September 28-30: Camp Singing Wind Hosts 11th Permaculture Convergence
Fundraiser: To help Toledo’s Neumann family with expenses not covered by insurance in the loss of their house, visit their GoFundMe page: contact person Jadee Landry.
Toledo Community Library offers free Ukulele lessons Thursdays beginning in April. Sign up in person.
LIBRARY HOURS: Wednesdays 10-7, Thursdays & Saturdays 10-5. Phone 360-864-4247.
For The Love Of Sports: Toledo School District ISO* an Event Manager for spring sports. Duties include setting up fields, scoreboards, public address systems and supporting visiting teams and officials. Hours are afternoons and some Saturdays. $14.19/hour. Contact Grady Fallon if interested.
Also: Have you ever wanted to be a sportscaster for ESPN? Well, we have the entry-level job that could start you on that path. TSD is looking for the Voice of Toledo Indian Fastpitch. If you have a love for this sport and Toledo Indians, this is your chance. Contact Grady Fallon for more information.
*ISO = In Search Of
For The Kids: Brooke Sellards Acosta asks “Does your business or family want to support Toledo Youth Baseball? There are a couple ways to show your pride. I have attached forms to become a signboard and/or team sponsor. Family signboards are $200 the first year and $100 each year after that to renew. Message me if you are interested.”
Signboard Form 2018.pdf
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
For The Future: Toledo Middle School PTO's posted: If you would like to help support our efforts to bring more laptops to Toledo Middle School please read this and spread the word. You can donate here. Thank you for your support of our kids.
Full details posted in 02.23.2018 Friday Column.
Foundations: Steamboat Alley Paver Forms
Farmer’s Market: Toledo Thursday Market vendor forms available now.
Finally: Vision:TOLEDO announces Sign up forms for (2018) Cheese Days Parade and vendor booths. Full information about the parade can be found here:
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