- All-School Veterans Day Assembly At High School Today
- Lewis County Seniors Resume Budget Talks Today In Chehalis
- Winterfest Meeting Tonight At The MAC
- Friday Veterans Day Closures
- Saturday Veterans Day Events In Toledo
- Saturday River Peoples Call To Action
- Veterans Day Freebies
Today: Toledo High School will host an all-school assembly to observe Veterans Day beginning 9 a.m., and open to the community.
This event will serve as the kick-off to local commemorations, including Senior Center Second Saturday Breakfast, Presbyterian Church annual Bake Sale, and Veterans Day Ceremony at noon Saturday in front of Toledo’s Wall of Honor.
*Immortalize your family’s Armed Services member past or present with an engraved brick to add to Toledo’s Wall of Honor. Applications available at downtown businesses, or download PDF from Toledo Lions Club here.
Lewis County Senior Center Board returns to the table 3 p.m. today in BOCC Chambers at the Courthouse to nail down the budget for 2018.
Deadline to file these docs is November 15.
Winterfest Meeting 6:30 p.m. November 9 at Morgan Arts Center. Join us in making Toledo Christmas Town once again this year.
Friday: Toledo Food Bank open second & fourth Fridays 10 a.m - 1 p.m. behind City Hall. Contact City of Toledo or call (360)864-4564 for more info.
Gentle Nudge: Toledo Food Bank seeks donations for this year’s Kid’s Shopping Day. Children of Toledo’s Food Bank clients will choose Christmas gifts for their parents or guardians 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. November 18.
Drop off your unwrapped gifts at the Food Bank Friday, November 10 during open hours. Especially sought are items for men, though women’s presents are appreciated too.
Contact City of Toledo or call (360)864-4564 if you would like to make arrangements to donate outside the dates/hours mentioned.
Path of Hope Al-Anon AFG meets 7 p.m. Fridays at Toledo Presbyterian Church, 312 Augustus.
Cowlitz Prairie Grange Jam Night 7:00 p.m. second, fourth and fifth Fridays. Performers and supporters welcome. Donation at door. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or (360)262-3696.
Veterans Day Closures Friday include:
- Toledo Schools & District Offices
- Post Office
- Senior Center
- City Hall
- The Other Toledo - No Friday Column
- Toledo Food Bank
Closed Saturday to observe Veterans Day:
- Timberland Bank branches
- Toledo Senior Center Second Saturday Breakfast 7 - 10 AM
- Morgan Arts Centre - Dyeing With Di (& Sue Huddleston Wachter)
- Presbyterian Church Annual Bake Sale 9AM - 1PM
- Kemp Olson Park & Toledo Wall of Honor Veterans Ceremony Noon
- Local Restaurants Offer Veterans Discounts
- Toledo Community Library 10AM - 5PM
- State & National Parks - Free All Day
Also Saturday: First Peoples Invitation and Call To Action
Protect Our Columbia River ~ Save Our Salmon!
Big River Nations & Allies United! Please come out and Join Us!
CALL FOR ACTION! Our Nch'í Waná (Big River, Columbia River) needs our prayers and unity. We must protect our First Medicine Chúush (water)/ Nu Sux Salmon & Our Way of Life.
Our River People have relied on the salmon that have migrated through Nch'í Waná for thousands of years, but, on October 26th, a second spill of toxic waste poisoned the Columbia River with a total of 500,000 gallons of ...More
Event begins 11 a.m., ends 3 p.m. Details at link above.
Veterans Day Benefits: Great Clips leads the pack offering free haircuts Saturday to veterans. Even if you’re not a current or former service member: When you purchase a service at a Great Clips salon on Nov. 11, you’ll get a free haircut card to give to a veteran that you know.
30 other free or discounted offers for Veterans & their families from Don’t Waste Your Money.
thebalance has been expanding their list of Veterans Day Freebies each year, and retailers are welcoming the opportunity to honor our armed services members active & retired. 91 restaurants & chains offering free meals* head up the roster with favorites like Applebee’s, Olive Garden, Denny’s, IHOP, Red Robin, Longhorn Steakhouse, Red Lobster, and many more.
Also included here: The Wave Carwash (Nov.11), oil change at Meineke-Lacy (Nov.11), one night free B&B near White Salmon(booked for 2017 - sorry), Pt Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, Woodland Park Zoo, and more.
Some freebies that made the Memorial Day post are good year round, so check out the links on this page for free National Park Passes, yard care or snow removal, online tutoring for military kids and grants for kids activities fees, to free wedding gowns. Yep, you read that right.
Operation We Are Here boasts an impressive index of resources for vets, families and caregivers, along with their own freebies and discounts.
Finally, No Greater Love opens in theaters across the country November 10, and though it’s not slated for release in the Pacific NW yet, you can make your voice heard on the Demand Page, and pass the word on social media. Set in Afghanistan, a military chaplain captured the heart and soul of soldiers with his camera under extraordinary odds. Trailer here. Spoiler Alert: it’s not your typical war story. Prepare to be amazed.
*Veterans Day Free Meals FAQ
Heads up: Toledo Schools ACT 2-Hour Late Start Monday November 13
Reservations required: Next week’s Toledo Senior Center Nutrition Lunch Wednesday features Sloppy Joes with peas & carrots, cottage cheese & apricots plus a brownie, Friday Salisbury Steak with mashed potatoes & baby carrots, peaches & a dinner roll.
Nutrition Lunches are sponsored in part by Area Agency on Aging. Suggested donation $3 for those 60+ years of age. Contact Diana, email@example.com or call (360)864-2112 for details.
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