- ToledoTel Wraps Up Food Drive + Raffle This Week
- Toledo Lions Club Fireworks Sales Open Wednesday
- 13th Annual Toledo Alumni BB Game Saturday
- New Years Eve In Toledo
- Tech Report: Charitable Contributions
ToledoTel Bingo numbers posted on Facebook daily. Now headed for the X.
Reminder: Don't forget to bring in your food bank donation! For every 5 items or $5 you get an enter-to-win ticket for this TV! Through Friday.
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.
Ah, December 26 - the date we watch for the first Christmas tree of the post-holiday season skewing traffic on the freeway...
Tomorrow: Toledo Community Library reminder - Adult Page Turners meets 1:30 p.m. Wednesday to discuss December’s reading selection One Summer: America 1927, and choose next month’s read. New members welcome.
Thursdays: Genealogy help and Needlework Crafts alternate Thursdays. Call (360)864-4247 for specifics.
Toledo Community Library open til 7 p.m. Wednesday, 5 p.m. Thursday & Saturday.
Cowlitz Prairie Grange 6:30 p.m. meeting is a potluck second Wednesdays, cake-and-ice-cream affair fourth Wednesdays. The Grange raises funds for scholarships, distributes dictionaries to third graders each year, and supports youth in many ways. Grange Hall at 5180 Jackson Highway. Contact Sandy Bickar, (360)864-2601.
Reminder: No December Meeting - Vision:Toledo Arts, Rec, & Events will meet 6:30 p.m. January 9 at the MAC.
V:T A.R.E. meetings usually held fourth Tuesdays monthly at Morgan Arts Centre. Make this gathering one of your New Year's resolutions.
Saturday December 30: 13th Annual Alumni Game
Hosted by Toledo Indian Basketball Alumni
You don't have to PLAY in the game...
Come hang out with TOLEDO BASKETBALL ALUMNI family and friends!
T shirts are $20. Need to know shirt size! (Rachel Phillipps)
Rachel Phillipps Insurance
Community First Auto Centers
Better Weigh Manufacturing
Stanley Oil Company
Welcome 2018 to Toledo on New Years Eve. Several options available…
Bonanza BBQ & Catering New Years Eve Party
Family fun night, non-alcoholic party. Buffet dinner, games, prizes, midnight cider toast.
Nachos and snacks for sale too. Bring your games and we will have a few.
Advance tickets recommend, limited seats available. $15 adults, $12 seniors over 60 and kids under 10 yrs old . Teens welcome, kids under 10 must be with adult.
Or join like-minded revelers at the Boat Launch for Another Toledo First…
Toledo Lions Club will be selling fireworks Wednesday through Sunday at Toledo Market Fresh.
Reservations required: Toledo Senior Center Nutrition Lunch next Wednesday features kielbasa & sauerkraut with roasted red potatoes and sunshine carrots, tropical fruit & spice cake, Friday country fried steak with mashed potatoes, 3-way veggies, apricots & bread.
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.
Tech Report: Charitable Contributions -
Charity Navigator rates non-profits & vets organizations seeking your tax-deductible dollars. Before you click SEND, check out their Top 10 lists (Best & Worst Charities). While you’re there, check out Alternative Giving Tips: DAF’s, Community Foundations, Stocks and Giving Circles, and learn about how the new tax rules will impact you & your favorite cause.
From The Verge: Recycle those Amazon shipping boxes while you declutter for a good cause. Give Back Box lets you make room for this year’s gifts by donating outgrown apparel and other reusable goods to the nearest charity by simply refilling that cardboard shipper, pasting on a downloaded label and dropping off at the Post Office or UPS - even schedule a pick up. Tax deductible receipt available. Thanks to Di Morgan for this link.
Toledo native Twila Collins heads up Cat’s Meow SNAP of Lewis County, dedicated to reducing Lewis County’s feline overpopulation through low-cost/no-cost spay & neuter for pets & feral cats. While you can donate through YouCaring and PayPal (once or monthly*), you can also generate contributions at no additional cost by designating this 501(c)3 as the recipient of when you place orders online through Amazon Smile or igive.com sites.
P.S. They’ve got a fundraising goal to meet by year-end at this link on Facebook.
vision:Toledo is a 501(c)3 non-profit, and has emerged as an incubator for new ideas and inspired community organizations such as the Toledo Community Library (now an independent non-profit), Common Ground Toledo (currently applying for their own 501(c)3 status, and other ambitious undertakings. You can designate which projects and groups you want to support in your neighborhood, or feather the nest for The Next Big Thing to emerge. Donations accepted at Timberland Bank.
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