- Travel Advisory: 13th St/Parkland Dr RRX Closure Today + 1 More
- I (Heart) Logan: Update - On The Mend
- Walk In The Park 2018: Registration Opens
- Health Corner: The Final Gift
- Today: Thursday Market, Planning Commission
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Forms, Fun & More
Travel Advisory - Lewis County 911 Communications - ROAD CLOSURE ADVISORY
- WHAT: Upcoming Street Closure-Please Advise Alternate Travel Route
- WHERE: 13th St/Parkland Dr Railroad Crossing
- WHEN: Thursday, July 19th 7a-7p
The crossing will remain closed to traffic until the repairs have been completed. Traffic will be rerouted away from the work area during this time.
Please make alternate travel arrangements during this time.
Travel Advisory - Lewis County Watch - SWAT Active Shooter Training At Centralia College
The training, which will also include Thurston County’s SWAT team, is scheduled to take place from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Thursday.
Washington Avenue will be blocked off from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday to pedestrian and motorized traffic between Centralia College Boulevard and Rock Street.
#I(Heart)Logan Update: Angela Hill Grove reports: Logan is home!
He is feeling better and they did a medication adjustment. Thank you for the prayers!
Walk In The Park 2018:
WALK IN THE PARK
September 22, 2018
Kemp Olson Memorial Park
611 Cedar Street
Walk Begins at 10:00 am
Followed by a
BBQ Lunch & Raffle
$15.00 (includes t-shirt while supplies last)
Please contact City Hall (360)864-4564
to participate or donate to this event! All proceeds from this event will benefit the proposed RV Dump Station in the park!
Registration and donor forms available
MAP enrichment programs shared: Campers helped “Farmer Brian” feed the chickens and ducks today…
Lewis County Solid Waste Utility shared a video. Great tips to fight food waste!
Some of these tips I knew, others were new to me.
Health Corner: The Final Gift
With the recent passing of my Dear Old Uncle Bill, I am the last of my blood line. Fortunately I have informally adopted by at least one or two younger families despite my apparent and real lack of worldly goods. And my incredible return from The Other Side in April 2016 notwithstanding, final plans can be an expensive headache to those we leave behind.
WikiHow explains in three steps how donating one’s organs or body to science is not only a remarkable and lasting gift, but can eliminate the cost of one’s final disposition. Forms must be filed beforehand, specific conditions vary, and unforeseen circumstances may disqualify you - serious accident, specific contagious diseases, etc. Typically the choice must be either organ donation or whole body.
Parting.com weighs the pros & cons of organ donation versus whole body, noting “most medical schools do allow you to donate your eyes without jeopardizing a full body donation.” Return of your ashes is offered by many medical school programs.
HuffPo posted a column from The Savvy Senior including links to three private organizations accepting whole body donations. One plants a tree in honor of each donor. And “you can always change your mind by revoking your authorization in writing.”
Some fields of research benefitting from body donation are:
- neurology studies
- thoracic studies
- alzheimer's research
- multiple sclerosis research
Perhaps I do have a small legacy that would benefit future generations.
As always, YMMV.*
*YMMV: Your Mileage May Vary
***Disclaimer: As always, check with your medical practitioner before embarking on lifestyle changes. Health Corner topics are intended to raise questions rather than answer them definitively. Things change. New knowledge arises. Ancient wisdom is revived. And miracles take place against all odds.
Today: River House Bake Shop promises Yummies for the Thursday Toledo Market: Lemon Bars, Coconut Zucchini Bread, Snickerdoodles, Blueberry Muffins, and other interesting things.
(Last week, their first sale, sold out of most goodies early.)
Toledo Thursday Market says: Don't miss the treats at the Market (today)!
Featuring the finest in locally sourced homegrown & handmade goods & produce, eggs, wool & fiber, delectable edibles, kids table, and much, much more.
Support your Thursday Market. Hours 3 - 7 PM Thursdays through October 11.
Vendor spaces $10/weekly. Download form here.
Toledo Planning Commission meets 7 p.m third Thursday monthly at City Council Chambers. Open to the public. Contact City of Toledo for more information.
Plus: A Second Time Around Thrift Store benefitting Lewis County Senior Centers announced: (Wednesday began) our Christmas in July Sale! Great new Christmas decorations will hit the sales floor over the next few days.
We are also tossing in a $5 clothing bag sale. All the clothing you can fit into a bag for just five bucks!
Through Sunday, July 22.
Tonight: EarthSky.org says Jupiter and Spica (star) will be the brightest objects visible to the left and right of the moon, respectively, after sunset.
Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
For The Summer: Seasonal Maintenance Worker 25-30 HRS/WK.
NW Permaculture Convergence ISO* dedicated Publicity/Outreach team lead
July 30 - Aug 3: Children's Theatre Workshop @ Morgan Arts Centre; Friday Show 7 PM
August 10-12: Mt St Helens Bluegrass Festival 34th Annual @ Toledo High School
August 25-26: Cowlitz Prairie Grange 54th Annual Gas Show & Threshing Bee
September 22: Esther Borte’s 3rd Annual Walk in the Park
September 28-30: Camp Singing Wind Hosts 11th Permaculture Convergence
Citizens for Great Toledo Schools ISO* campaign contributions for this school bond
Toledo Thursday Market PDF vendor forms. $10/week, handmade & homegrown.
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