- Recap: Toledo School District Special Board Meeting
- Vision:Toledo Arts, Rec & Events Tonight
- Tech Report: Security Breaches & What They Mean To You - Part 2
Toledo School District’s Special Board Meeting last night was called to order at 6:59 p.m., adjourned 7:01 p.m. after the Board voted to support placement of a $12.9 million School Bond on the November ballot.
All Board documents including FAC are available at this link: https://sites.google.com/a/toledoschools.us/community-bond-committee/
TSD is on Facebook.
Educator Andrea Jones posted Monday: We had two spots open up in this week's preschool mini-camp, "at the beach" - does your child want to join our fun? Camp is from 9-12 m-th at the little red treehouse at Toledo Elementary. All kids ages 3-6 are welcome! Need-based scholarships available.
Tuesday she added: Who is interested in after school classes for kids 7-11? (Possibly also a 5-7 class) Cost would be per 12 weeks of your choice of classes 3-5 Tuesday-Friday, and would work out to around $5 per hour. Also would consider a "homework club" from 5-6pm and tutoring as available on Monday afternoons. Let me know if you would seriously be interested in this because I've had some interest already and am working on making it happen - I will be sending out sign-ups soon and I have a feeling they will fill up fast!
Q: Will Farmers Insurance in Toledo be collecting school supplies for kids again this year?
A: Absolutely! We will accept donations starting August 1. We collect school supplies for all grade levels.
Today: Toledo New Life Community Food Bank 10 a.m. - noon last Tuesday & Wednesday monthly serving our community area of Toledo by sharing the love of Christ through the essential needs we all have.
Visit http://www.toledo-new-life.com or call (360)864-4366.
Tuesday: vision:TOLEDO ARTS, RECREATION, & EVENTS!
6:30 at Morgan Arts Centre
AGENDA for Tuesday, July 25, 2017
a. Library -- Pat Caldwell
b. Historical Society -- Don Brenner
c. School Garden Initiative -- Brooke Acosta
d. Common Ground -- Gary Whiteside
e. Wine & Cheese Event -- Pam Olmstead
f. Steamboat Alley -- Jamie Cummings
g. Thursday Market -- Joanne Dennis
a. Walk in the Park -- Tammy Stanton
b. Mt. St. Helens Bluegrass Festival -- General Cothren
c. Threshing Bee & Gas Show -- Tom Boone
d. Cowlitz Tribe Pow Wow -- TBA
e. ARTrails -- Mike Morgan
Meet with Toledo’s movers and shakers, get on board with your favorite community group and make a difference in your hometown.
Wednesday: Cowlitz Prairie Grange 6:30 p.m. meeting is a potluck second Wednesdays, cake-and-ice-cream affair fourth Wednesdays. Getting in gear for the 53rd Gas Show and Threshing Bee August 26-28. Grange Hall at 5180 Jackson Highway. New members welcome. Contact Sandy Bickar, (360)864-2601.
Toledo Thursday Market offers local handmade goods and homegrown produce 3-7 p.m. across from the boat launch. Each week features someone & something new. Vendor applications available, no long-term commitment.
Gallery 505 open late on Market Thursdays, featuring local art and irresistible finds.
Also Thursday: Last sign up for Toledo Youth Football will be July 27th from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at the little league baseball fields behind the elementary school. Grades 1st through 6th. LAST CHANCE.
Friday: Toledo First Baptist Church Women’s Ministry posted: Paint Night
Our next ladies paint night is Friday July 28th, 6pm-9pm!
Sign-ups are available at church or you can contact Kim Satcher to reserve your spot.
There are both acrylics and water-color classes available, limited space for each (15), first paid gets it!
$25 per person. Invite your friends!!
(Proceeds go to Toledo Kids Closet)
Ethan Siegel posted: Three big events are coming up for me (and maybe us all):
-The Great American Eclipse, on August 21st of this year,
-The Perseid meteor shower, which peaks on the weekend of August 11th, 12th and 13th, and
-The re-emergence of Star Trek, with the new TV series in September, my book debuting in October, and with me appearing at the official Star Trek convention in Las Vegas next month!
If you're going to be there August 3-4th, catch me at the Rio hotel.
Billie Washington linked greatamericaneclipse:
No matter where you are that day, it’ll be a phenomenal experience.
Tech Report: Security Breaches & What They Mean To You
Part 2: Developing contingency plans for your virtual world.
Last week cyber criminals gained access to personal data from Verizon, WSU, and an estimated 9 of 10 health insurers.
This week, the truth about dismal responses from entities entrusted with your info, and what you can do if you’re exposed.
Adam Levine is a consumer advocate, Chairman & Founder of CyberScout, co-founder of Credit.com.* His article on avoiding data breaches notes apathy throughout industry and government toward safeguards and remediation. Joblink, a nation wide database used by job seekers in private and public sectors, was hacked in 10 states** during February & March this year, Social Security numbers and birthdates accessed. There is no estimate on how many people were affected.
So what can you do as a victim?
Privacyrights.org lists step-by-step details in their online consumer guide What To Do When You Receive A Data Breach Notice (updated June 2017) and everyone’s favorite Tom’s Guide offers What to Do After a Data Breach.
Popculture.com details How To Know If Your Netflix Account Is Hacked
(check out #3 as a simple solution to stop the bleeding), with more on the topic from this CNET article.
As recommended, resetting your passwords is always a good first step.
Shameless plug: Should you want hands-on help you can count on, contact A Grey Area Computer Repair in Toledo, my #1 go-to for All Things Tech. Phone (360)864-8354.
*Credit.com is one of the best free resources for All Things Credit, including ID Theft.
**Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Maine, Oklahoma, and Vermont.
Angela Hill Grove posted Monday: Just leaving Tacoma and the Dr is increasing the carvedilol, again. The good news is that Logan doesn't come back for a month!! He's doing good! God is Good!
Details on Facebook.
Support the modest Lola Lucille Ross GoFundMe account - in memory of grandmothers everywhere, gone all too soon. Donations may also be made at Catermole Funeral Home in Winlock.
Full story in original TOT post.
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