- Toledo Schools: The Great Washington ShakeOut Earthquake Drill
- Gov Inslee: MicroSoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Remembered for Contributions
- WA State: Taylor Named Master Gardener 2018
- FDA: 2 Recalls - Feel Good Foods Vegetable Fried Rice, Zero Xtreme Supplement
- Toledo Schools: Toledo Elementary, Cowlitz Prairie Win School Of Distinction Awards
- Not Strictly Toledo: Meet The Candidates
- Today: Lewis County Interlocal (Medic One) Meets
- Toledo High School Sports: October 2018
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Forms, Fun & More
US National Weather Service Portland Oregon reported Monday:
5:28 pm---- A magnitude 6.5 earthquake occurred in the Loyalty Islands region, which in the southwest Pacific Ocean...
6:04 pm---- Another earthquake, magnitude 6.8, occurred in the Loyalty Islands region, which in the southwest Pacific Ocean. There is NO tsunami threat of the west coast of North America or Hawaii.
There was also a magnitude 2.5 trembler near Port Hadlock, WA about 7:37 Pacific Daylight Time, though no significant impact was noted.
Check out Latest Earthquakes at USGS.
Toledo School District is a registered participant in The Great Washington ShakeOut Earthquake Drill at 10:18 AM on October 18, 2018. There are 13 K-12 schools & districts registered for the 2018 Washington ShakeOut in Lewis County, totaling more than 5,600 participants. As of this posting, 27,420,292 participants are registered by 8,545 K-12 schools and districts for Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills worldwide in 2018.
Millions of people worldwide will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:18 a.m. on October 18 during Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills!
Sign up for free at https://www.shakeout.org/washington/ to say you'll participate and opt into regular earthquake preparedness tips.
Washingtonians can join them today by registering for the 2018 Great Washington ShakeOut. Participating is a great way for your family or organization to be prepared to survive and recover quickly from big earthquakes– wherever you live, work, or travel.
Want to help spread preparedness messages? Share these videos about water storage, how to spot landslide dangers and the best way to do drop, cover & hold on. https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaYp9JZofBz1eT2-iNezh95YJeOuldXiN
Hosted by Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI)
Start here: https://www.shakeout.org/washington/index.html
Countdown clock on the website too.
Also on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/WashEMD/timeline
Washington Emergency Management Division adds:
"For the first time, all of the coastal sirens in Washington state will be tested on Oct. 18 at 10:18 a.m. using the real sound of the siren, not the Westminster Chimes that typically happen during the monthly tests. During previous ShakeOut drills, some jurisdictions had opted out, but all of the sirens will activate now."
Website: Washington Emergency Management Division http://mil.wa.gov/emergency-management-division
WA Governor Jay Inslee statement on death of Paul Allen
October 15, 2018
Gov. Jay Inslee (Monday) reacted to the news of Paul Allen's death.
"Paul Allen stands as a giant in Washington history for the genius vision that was so important to creating Microsoft with Bill Gates. That he went on to do so much more for our state, nation and the world puts him in rarefied company.
“Paul was a major philanthropist who believed in giving at home. Seattle is dotted with the results of his philanthropy and investments, from the unbelievable work of the Allen Institute for Brain Science to the preservation of the world-class Cinerama movie theater. He brought us a Super Bowl championship, a reverence for Jimi Hendrix and a vision for Seattle that today is home to some of the world’s most innovative biotech research and has been the cradle of the city’s economic boom.
“He cared about the larger world, too, stepping up to fight Ebola and working to preserve endangered animals. He exposed the dark depths of oceans and pioneered privately funded space flight.
“There’s little in the universe that didn’t interest Paul.
“Paul was a person who pushed so many intellectual envelopes and expanded human knowledge, and his legacy will live beyond bricks and mortar.
“In so many ways Paul Allen personified Washington state - innovative, caring and always willing to fight for equal rights for all.
“Trudi and I join people all over the world in sending our thoughts to Paul’s family and friends.”
Media Contact: Tara Lee
Governor Inslee’s Communications Office
Washington State University Extension Master Gardener Foundation named Bob Taylor 2018 Master Gardener of the Year.
Image courtesy WSU Master Gardener Foundation
Toledo School District agrees:
Grateful for all of the time, talent and treasure that Bob shares with our students and community. This couldn't be more deserved!
Reminder: Check out this FB video link in which DeBolt describes why this bond is different.
(In fact, it’s one of only two such in the state.)
Free Lunch for Toledo Seniors 12 noon to 1 PM Wednesday, October 17 hosted by Vision:TOLEDO & sponsored by ToledoTel.
Dale Merten will talk about the Toledo school bond, and Diane from Lewis County will talk about the senior tax exemption.
Please RSVP* with the Senior Center by calling 360-864-2112.
*RSVP = Reservations; helps determine how many tables to set up.
FDA: Company Announcement - Undeclared Egg Product
Feel Good Foods Inc Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg Product In “Vegetable Fried Rice”
For Immediate Release
October 15, 2018
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Feel Good Foods Inc. of Brooklyn, NY is recalling six lots of “Vegetable Fried Rice” frozen meals, UPC 00899039002129 because they may contain undeclared egg. People who have allergies to egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The recalled “Vegetable Fried Rice” meals were distributed nationwide to approximately 400 retail stores.
The product, pictured below, comes in a 9 Oz rectangular cardboard carton. Affected product has an ingredient sticker on the back, as well as one of the following best-by dates stamped on the side: 10/27/19; 10/29/19; 12/04/19; 01/25/20; 01/26/20; 01/28/20.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that egg-containing product was distributed in packaging, which did not declare egg as an ingredient. This problem was a result of the manufacturer failing to remove egg from the product formula as instructed. The manufacturer continued to include egg in the formula, while applying revised ingredient labels to packaging, which did NOT call out egg.
Consumers who have purchased 9 oz cartons of “Vegetable Fried Rice” are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (718) 499-2242. We are available to answer calls from 9am – 6pm EST.
More at this link.
FDA: Voluntary Nationwide Recall - Undeclared Sibutramine In Appetite Suppressant
Fat Burners Zone Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Zero Xtreme Due to Presence of Undeclared Sibutramine
For Immediate Release
October 15, 2018
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Fat Burners Zone is voluntarily recalling 1 lot of Zero Xtreme, capsules to the consumer level. FDA analysis has found Zero Xtreme to be tainted with sibutramine. Sibutramine is an appetite suppressant that was withdrawn from the U.S. market due to safety concerns. The presence of Sibutramine in Zero Xtreme renders it an unapproved drug for which safety and efficacy has not been established and, therefore, subject to recall.
Risk Statement: Sibutramine is the active pharmaceutical ingredient in Meridia, a new drug approved by FDA for marketing in 1997 for prescription treatment of obesity and, subsequently, withdrawn from the U.S. market on December 21, 2010, after clinical data indicated Sibutramine poses an increased risk of heart attack and stroke. The product poses a threat to consumers because sibutramine is known to substantially increase blood pressure and/or pulse rate in some patients and may present a significant risk for patients with a history of coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, arrhythmias, or stroke. To date, Fat Burners Zone has not received any reports of adverse events related to this recall.
This tainted product is marketed as a dietary supplement for weight loss and is packaged in gray aluminum bottles with gray aluminum caps, 30 capsules per bottle. The affected Zero Xtreme lot, #1220062085, expires 03/2020. Zero Xtreme was distributed nationwide via internet through the website fatburnerszone.com.
Fat Burners Zone is notifying its distributors and customers by a recall letter sent by email and is arranging for return/replacement of all recalled products. Consumers that have Zero Xtreme, which is being recalled, should return to place of purchase and contact their doctor.
Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact Fat Burners Zone at (305) 741-2562 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, EST time zone. Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using this drug product.
Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail or by fax.
- Complete and submit the report Online: www.fda.gov/medwatch/report.htm
- Regular Mail or Fax: Download form www.fda.gov/MedWatch/getforms.htm or call 1-800-332-1088 to request a reporting form, then complete and return to the address on the pre-addressed form, or submit by fax to 1-800-FDA-0178
This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
UPDATE: The 60-hour closure of the Chamber Way overpass has been postponed due to unforeseen delays in preparatory work, according to WSDOT.
The overpass in Chehalis was initially scheduled to close Monday, October 15th.
However, the closure is now scheduled for Wednesday, October 17th.
The new 4-lane bridge structure over the freeway will open to motorists Saturday, October 20th. WSDOT has provided additional closure information in the graphic.
Toledo School District said:
Congratulations to Toledo Elementary School for their selection as a Washington School of Distinction for 2018. Special congratulations to the students and staff of Cowlitz Prairie Academy for their first time selection as a School of Distinction. Proud of our students and staff! http://www.effectiveness.org/2018-school-of-distinction/
Toledo’s boundless Annie Jones posted:
Crafthouse makeover = success
I’m so touched by what we can accomplish when we come together to make good things happen. We knocked out most of this long list plus more (patched roof leak, installed shelves, painted cupboards, cleared brush, installed art display and banner, moved furniture, fixed safety hazards, helped begin goat-pen project...)
Thank you friends and families of Wood Sorrel Forest School for your time, energy, sharing resources, elbow grease, laughs, and tasty potluck this weekend. And always, thank you Carol, Brian and Joanne for sharing this amazing space with the community!
“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” ~ Helen Keller
Not Strictly Toledo: Health & Hope Medical Outreach
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 under-insured of Lewis county and South Thurston county.
Not Strictly Toledo2: The Chronicle, KELA/KMNT Radio, in conjunction with the Centralia/Chehalis Chamber of Commerce and Centralia College are hosting a Meet the Candidate Town Hall. The event gives each candidate an opportunity to address voters and to state their campaign platform prior to the general election in November. Each candidate will be given time for opening statements to be followed by a question and answer session for each race. Open to the public. We hope you can join us.
7 - 9 PM at Centralia College TransAlta Commons
Centralia, Washington 98531
Today: Lewis County Medic One Board Meeting
Held 7 - 9 PM third Tuesdays monthly at Toledo Fire Department.
Wednesday: Toledo Cheesecake Club meets 6:30 PM at Camp Singing Wind.
October Theme: Savory Cheesecakes!
Toledo High School Sports: October 2018
Oct 19 vs. Winlock
JV Oct 22 @ Winlock bus @ 4:45
Oct 26th @ Mossyrock bus @ 4:20
Nov 1st Crossover game TBD
Nov 9th & 16th Playoffs
Nov 23rd Semi Finals
Nov 30th Finals
Oct 17 @ Kalama bus
Oct 27-30 Soccer Playoffs
Nov 1 State
Oct 16 @ Adna bus @ 4:45
Oct 18 vs. Onalaska
Oct 22 @ Kalama bus @ 4:35
Oct 27 Districts
Nov 1 Districts
Nov 3 Districts
Oct 18 League Meet @ Rainier bus @ 1:45
Oct 27 District @ Onalaska bus @ 8:30 am
Nov 3 State in Pasco
!!!! GO INDIANS !!!!
Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
FYI: The deadline to register to vote in person is Monday, October 29
In Washington State: Election day is Tuesday, November 6.
NEW!!! October 27: Camp Singing Wind Halloween Costume Party!
October 20: Nineteenth Annual Pow Wow Honoring The Spirit Of All Cowlitz People
October 27: TES PTO Annual Harvest Festival
October 27: Donna’s Place Hosts Comedy Show FCCLA Fundraiser
November 3: Fiber Workshop @ Morgan Arts Centre
November 6: Election Day
November 10: THS Class of 2021 Fundraiser selling Lucky Eagle Casino Bus Spots
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