- LC Sheriff’s Office Warns Of Newest Email Scam
- Toledo School District Thanks Parents
- Vision:Toledo Promotes New Resident Welcome Bag
- Deadline Today: Food Bank Gift Donations, Youth Beekeeper Application
- Weekend Outlook: Kids Shopping, Holiday Artists Market, Turkey Bingo, More
Weather watches (most serious), warnings, and advisories relevant to Lewis County, Washington. NOAA weather alert link updated every 2-3 minutes.
New warning: Lewis County Sheriff’s Office warns of fake emails appearing to originate from Lewis County employees. Details of the hoax at this FB link.
Toledo School District posted: Our thanks to all the parents who conferenced with teachers last week. This extra time in the evenings is supported by levy dollars and is an investment in student success. If you weren't able to attend, I'll be sending a letter your way to give you some options for connecting with your scholar's teacher. I can't stress enough how important parent partnership is in student success.
ICYMI: School District recounts the upkeep involved in providing an education, location by location - Here are some of the projects that we've completed or will complete using your levy dollars. These are just those that have been done since September of 2015.
• Exterior LED lighting
• Kitchen sink drain repair
• Boiler repairs ($10,000 each)...See More
Much, MUCH More...
*ICYMI = In Case You Missed It
ToledoTel posted: YUP, back by popular demand! Customer appreciation bingo!
Pick up your cards during the month of November from our business office and games begin December 1st! This year's grand prize is a Google Home smart speaker. 8 other fabulous bingo prizes!
Vision:Toledo shares: Did you know that making contact with a new resident within 60 days of their move is 80 times more successful than contacting established resident? Did you know that the average new mover spends more in their first six months than a typical consumer does in three years? If connecting with new residents sound valuable to your Toledo business or organization, you'll want to be part of this new opportunity.
Details on Facebook.
From Toledo Food Bank: seeking donations for this year’s Kid’s Shopping Day.
Said one volunteer: Gift cards are very popular!
Find them at Toledo Market Fresh, at local merchants, and support businesses that give back to their community.
Contact City of Toledo or call (360)864-4564 for more info.
Today: Application Deadline - Lewis County Beekeepers Association's 2018 Youth in Beekeeping Scholarship Program. Do you know young people from families new to beekeeping who'd like to get started with bees? Please tell them about our Youth Scholarship Program! LCBA hopes to sponsor three young beekeepers in 2018. We're seeking students between 6th and 10th grades in 2017-18 - home-schooled students are welcome to apply, too. Students who win a scholarship are loaned bees and all necessary gear; if they complete the scholarship commitment to attend our beginning beekeeping class, workshops, some meetings, and to volunteer at LCBA's exhibits at the Spring Youth Fair and Southwest Washington Fairs, then they keep their bees and gear. Each Youth Scholar is matched with an experienced beekeeping mentor to guide them through their first year as beekeepers. More info & the application materials are on our website at this link. Students with questions are welcome to contact Susanne Weil, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 360 880 8130.
Path of Hope Al-Anon AFG meets 7 p.m. Fridays at Toledo Presbyterian Church, 312 Augustus.
Saturday: Update - No ASB Breakfast Saturday at Toledo High School.
Saturday: Kids Shopping Day 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (see From Toledo Food Bank above).
- Who: Toledo Mighty Fine Seniors
- What: Thanksgiving Banquet
- Where: Toledo Senior Center
- Why: Fundraiser - Open to the Community
- Includes entertainment by Nehemiah Brown.
- How much: $10 per plate.
Toledo Senior Center thanks you for all your support. Join us for a Classic turkey dinner with all the trimmings.
Contact Diana, email@example.com or (360)864-2112 for more info.
It's Turkey Bingo Time! 6pm at Toledo High School. One can of food for each card up to four cards. Or $1.00 a card up to 4 cards. Why not bring a bag of food? It all goes to the Toledo Food Bank and helps feed your neighbors in need!
This annual favorite event is probably Toledo Lions Club’s worst-kept secret. Word of mouth has been drawing Bingo players for years. The annual Toledo Lions Club Turkey Bingo will be at 6 p.m. Saturday, November 18 at the Toledo High School multipurpose room. Entrance is a $1 donation or a can of food for the Toledo food bank. We will be giving away 75 turkeys this year.
Op Ed: In some circles November is considered Gratitude Month, sharing is encouraged, and nobody goes hungry. Consider your neighbors during Thanksgiving season, both those seated next to you and others you know only a little who may be struggling this year. Toledo Lions Club strives to set the table for Thanksgiving while bringing fun and entertainment to the community.
In short: Don’t hoard turkeys. Play nice & share. Once you’ve won your prize, relax and watch. Better yet, pass it along to a worthy recipient or cause. That way, everyone wins.
Saturday & Sunday:
Supports local artists - your neighbors and friends.
Monday: Toledo Food Bank open 10 a.m - 1 p.m. behind City Hall on special November and December Holiday schedule:
Food Bank Holiday Schedule 2017
Reminder: especially welcome donations are Holiday Meal Deal gift certificates from Toledo Market Fresh.
Contact City of Toledo or call (360)864-4564 if you would like to make arrangements to donate outside the dates/hours mentioned.
Toledo City Council meetings held 6 p.m. first and third Mondays monthly. Dates may change if scheduled on or near a federal holiday. Visit www.toledowa.us or call (360)864-4564.
Workshops & Special Meetings:
Occasionally the council will hold a workshop or special meeting. Dates and times will be announced prior to meetings. Generally they are held the same night of council meetings.
Looking ahead: Reservations required.
Reservations required: Toledo Senior Center Nutrition Lunch Wednesday features pork roast with mashed potatoes & Riviera blend veggies, ice cream with berries & dinner roll. Closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving.
Nutrition Lunches are sponsored in part by Area Agency on Aging. Suggested donation $3 for those 60+ years of age. Contact Diana, firstname.lastname@example.org or call (360)864-2112 for details.
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