- Gallery 505: Opening Night In Pictures *
- National Weather Service: Friday Thru Monday Forecast *
- Toledo School District: Scholarships & Community Partnership Recognition *
- FDA: Press Releases, Recall *
- CDC: Press Release *
- Consumer Protection WA: SSN Scam, Anti-Fraud Events *
- LCSO: Torch Run Pics *
- Today: Cowlitz Prairie Grange Music Night *
- Weekend Outlook: Toledo Clean Up Day, National Trails Day = State Parks Free *
- And Beyond: Toledo City Council Meets Monday *
- Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Forms, Fun & More *
Through June 22.
Score a handcrafted Father’s Day Gift that’ll be around long after the others are forgotten. Pick up a first edition novel or non-fiction work - call ahead for a signed copy.
Support local artists and craftspeople.
National Weather Service Seattle: Friday thru Monday
Toledo School District posted: Class of 2019 earned over $313,000 in scholarships this year with over $72,000 coming from our local Toledo donors. Congratulations scholars and thank you to all of the generous donors who fund dreams.
Thanks also to the Toledo Scholarship and Recognition organization for their work all year organizing, administering and recognizing Toledo scholars. Amazing group of dedicated volunteers.
Also: Toledo is blessed with many people who go out of their way to support and enrich our students, staff and schools. Cyndi Philbrook is one such person. She is always looking for ways to support our kids and programs. Last night, she and others like her from all over our region were honored for their Community Partnership by the Washington Association of School Administrators.
Thank you Cyndi for all your hard work!
Toledo Middle School announces: Friday is wear your Toledo Pride Shirt Day!
Wear any color, from any year!
FDA: Press Releases
May 30, 2019 - FDA puts company on notice for marketing unapproved stem cell products for treating serious conditions
May 30, 2019 - Statement on FDA’s request for information on requiring fixed-quantity blister packaging for certain opioid pain medicines to help decrease unnecessary exposure to opioids
FDA: Recall - PECGEN Cough Syrup
May 30, 2019 - NOVIS PR LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of PECGEN DMX Due to a Labeling Error
May 30, 2019 - NOVIS PR LLC emite recogido voluntario a nivel nacional de PECGEN DMX debido a error en etiqueta
*Note: When posting FDA Food, Drug & Pet Food Recalls, The Other Toledo omits those announcements that do not affect Washington State & the region.
For up-to-date info on all recalls, visit FDA’s Recalls, Market Withdrawals, & Safety Alerts page. Link here: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm
For other food-related alerts, visit USDA’s FSIS (Food Safety & Inspection Service) page.
Link here: http://tinyurl.com/yy4cdes9
Keep up-to-date on recalls @ RecallAlert on Facebook.
About: This page will highlight all kinds of products that have a recall on them, from food, drinks, merchandise, and other products
CDC: Press Release
May 29, 2019 - After 20-year increase, New Diabetes Cases Decline
35% drop in new diabetes diagnoses – and no increase in total cases
Read full press release here.
Consumer Protection Washington warns:
They will NEVER tell you that your SSN has been suspended.
HANG UP (or do NOT call back) and report to the FTC! https://www.ftccomplaintassistant.gov/#crnt&panel1-1
*ICYMI - June 4, 2019 - Be Aware Fair
Members of “Consumer Protection Washington” and a representative of local law enforcement will be at the Twin Cities Senior Center to share information and FREE resources about identity theft, impostor scams, mail fraud, investment fraud, contractor scams, charity fraud and much more! Presentations start at 10 am!
Don’t miss this! You’ll leave well-equipped to protect yourself and your loved ones from frauds and scams!
*June 18, 2019 - Ryderwood Center Scam Jam @ Community Center
*June 28, 2019 - Anti-Fraud Fair @ Olequa-Winlock Senior Center
*June 25, 2019 - Anti-Fraud Fair-Beat The Scammers @ Morton Senior Center
Lewis County Sheriff's Office posted: Today the LCSO, along with other local law enforcement agencies, participated in the Lewis County Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics.
Cowlitz Prairie Grange Lecturer Tom Boone shared this link:
10 Plants That Attract Dragonflies for Mosquito Control
Toledo Senior Center shared:
Tonight: Courage to Change Al-Anon AFG meets 7 PM Friday at Toledo Presbyterian Church, 312 Augustus
Plus: Cowlitz Prairie Grange Jam Night
Saturday: Toledo Clean Up Day - BYO Tools
See you there!
Also Saturday: To celebrate National Trails Day, today is a State Parks "free day" when a Discover Pass is not required to visit a state park. Please note, free days apply only to day use (not overnight stays or rented facilities). A Discover Pass is still required to access lands managed by the Washington state departments of Natural Resources and Fish & Wildlife on these days.
And Beyond: Toledo City Council meets 6 PM first and third Mondays monthly. The public is welcome & invited to attend. 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.
Future-Tripping: Feeds, Fundraisers, Fun & More
Jamie Cummings says: Make sure to include my upcoming events in your column.
I've talked about them a lot at meetings and whatnot. Thanks!
6/8 Work party in Steamboat Alley
6/22 Mondo Croquet Tournament
Joe Notch reminds everyone: Vessel Safety Checks
The Coast Guard Auxiliary would like to remind all boaters that we do free courtesy vessel exams, often called vessel safety checks.
You can request a vessel exam by going to the CG Auxiliary website, the Coast Guard App or by calling our local vessel examiner, Bob Mccready at (360) 425-2468.
More information at this Link: https://cgaux.org/vsc/
June 6: Toledo Thursday Market Opens @ Front Street Boat Launch
June 8: Work Party II @ Steamboat Alley
June 22: Mondo Croquet Tournament @ Kemp Olson Park
June 26: Cowlitz Prairie Grange Wildfire Preparedness Presentation Details TBA.
Toledo Builds a High School
Information regarding the building of a new high school in Toledo, WA beginning in November, 2018. Regular updates.
Toledo Thursday Market 2019 TTM Vendor Application.
Toledo Thursday Market 2019 Application PDF link here.
Tax-deductible GoFundMe page here.
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We have a Website going live May 1st highlighting vendors, local activities, seasonal produce options, all with ties to local food hubs.
Check out Latest Earthquakes at USGS.
Check out US Tsunami Warnings at NOAA/Weather.
Air Quality Forecast at https://airquality.weather.gov
Visualize wildfire smoke with NASAWorldview - https://go.nasa.gov/2T7olog
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