- Toledo High School Traffic Safety Week
- Sheriff’s Office: May 13-19 Declared Law Enforcement Recognition Week
- Lewis County Master Recycler Composter Volunteers Recognized For Work
- High School Sports
- Tech Tuesday: Free Resources
- Today: Community Forum, Medic One
- Wednesday: Toledo Lioness Club
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Forms, Fun & More
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
Tiny spider web in the chicken coop
#backyardchickens #spiders #anniespacegarden #spiderlove#chickencoop #charlottesweb
Cancelled: Today’s Better Bones & Balance low-impact class 3-4 PM @ Toledo Senior Center.
US National Weather Service Portland Oregon 7pm Monday Update:
It appears the best chance for thunderstorms will likely remain over the Cascades and points south and east Tuesday and Wednesday. While not completely impossible, it appears unlikely thunderstorms will move into the Willamette Valley during this time.
*Forecast for Toledo area did not indicate stormy weather. But you never know.
Toledo School District reminder:
THS will observe Traffic Safety Week this week. There are activities planned throughout the week culminating with a mock crash on Friday. First responder vehicles will be at THS periodically in support of this work. Thank you to LCFD 2, LCSO, TPD and others for their help with this important educational activity.
Lewis County Sheriff's Office posted Monday: This morning the Lewis County BOCC signed a proclamation designating May 13-19th as Law Enforcement Recognition Week. Thank you to all our employees, and to all our brothers and sisters in the law enforcement profession.
Lewis County Solid Waste Utility posted: The WSU Lewis County Master Recycler Composter volunteers are dedicated to improving the environment and our earth through education about reducing waste, recycling, composting, composting with worms, repair and mending, soil health and other sustainable topics and projects.
The Lewis County Board of Commissioners recognized them for their dedication and hard work this morning at the BOCC weekly meeting. Our team of 25 volunteers have already logged more than 400 hours in the first quarter of the year. Keep up the great work!
Pictured from left are Commissioner Edna J. Fund, Linda Bird-Sonne, Commissioner Bobby Jackson, Bob Albenesius, Pete Holmstedt, Bob Majoros, Joanne Rees, Bob Taylor, Lewis County Recycling Coordinator Melanie Case, WSU Lewis County MRC & Master Gardener Coordinator Art Fuller and Commissioner Stamper.
ICYMI: Sarah Rae Davenport shared a link:
Thank you to everyone who joined us tonight for the Girl Scout Troop formation night!
If you were unable to make it, you can join online at www.girlscoutsww.org and click BECOME A GIRL SCOUT. More...
Annie Jones shared a post:
After our music circle (Monday)we had some fun with paint - good thing there were sinks close by!
MAP Club Nature Works after school project:
Natural fabric dying in MAP nature works club!
#mapkidslearn #mapenrichment #naturecrafts #naturaldye #kidscraft#playtolearn #learningthroughplay
High School Sports:
- May 15th State Soccer vs. Colville @ WHS 6:00pm
- May 18th District Track @WF West 4:00
- May 24th -26th Track State
- May 25th -26th Baseball, Fastpitch & Boys Soccer State
Today: Mass Band @ Ilwaco
May 22: High School Band & Choir Concert 7:00 PM @ THS
Reminder: May 29th, 31st and June 1st Sports Physicals @ Valley View Clinic in Toledo.
Sign up in the office. A parent must accompany student to the appointment.
Tech Tuesday: Free Resources
GroovyPost answers: Open Source Software: What Is It and Which is the Best?*
Plus: What Is Creative Commons & How Do I Use It?
Coursera offers over 2,000 free certificate courses including Google IT Support Professional.
Likewise Khan Academy (open source) and edX (free)
AlternativeTo provides crowdsourced software recommendations, another treasury of (mostly) free programs & apps from AV to office suites.
Lifehacker summarizes “What are some cool websites where you can download free stuff?”
*GroovyPost explains: Open source software is mostly always free.
Today: Community Forum 7 - 9 PM at Toledo High School to discuss $7 million bond + $18 million grant= $25 million new Toledo High School. The board wants to hear from the community whether it should pass a resolution placing such a bond on the ballot for a community vote. This is an opportunity for you to be heard on this issue.
Also: Lewis County Interlocal (Medic One) Meeting held 7 PM third Tuesdays monthly at Toledo Fire Department. Open to the Public.
More info at: http://www.toledofire2.com/calendar.html
2018 grads: nothing dresses up your CV like experience as a firefighter. Download a volunteer application (ages 16-17 junior firefighter) and make a difference in your community and your future.
Not Strictly Toledo: Health and Hope Medical Outreach offers a free clinic which provides urgent care and basic health needs on a walk-in basis. “Urgent Care” includes injuries or illnesses that require medical attention, but are not serious enough to warrant an emergency room visit. For those who need additional services, we are able to make referrals to specialists and also have arrangements with labs and other medical providers to get needed services at affordable costs.
Open Tuesdays 5:30 - 8 PM
1911 Cooks Hill Road
Details @ https://hhmo.org/
Toledo Lioness Club meets 6:30 PM third Wednesday monthly. New members welcome.
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.
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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