Recap: Friday’s Homecoming Parade was Toledo Pride at it’s red-and-black best.
Citizens For Great Toledo Schools (originally Citizens for Better Schools) now sports their own webpage, in addition to a Facebook page.
Toledo School District’s Facilities Advisory Committee identified and prioritized critical repairs, updates and upgrades and presented their findings to the School Board in August.
High School Principal Martin Huffman has offered student-led tours of the building and grounds, and looks to February’s Bond Measure to bring his school up to speed.
Next meeting of the Committee is slated for 8 p.m. October 27 at Toledo Community Library. Contact Carlie Langhaim, firstname.lastname@example.org or (503)312-8892 to get involved with getting the word out on the February 2017 Bond Measure.
Says Toledo’s own astrophysicist Ethan Siegel via Facebook: The American Physical Society has just done a profile of four physics bloggers out there in the world, and I am #2 on their list!
That’s in the WORLD, folks!
As of last Thursday night, Toledo’s phone and Internet was largely restored. Crews worked overtime Wednesday to set things right, and most customers were back online Friday. The cause of the outage is unclear as yet, and similar reports outside ToledoTel’s coverage indicated this was not an isolated incident.
Today: Toledo City Council meets 6 p.m. first and third Mondays monthly at City Hall. Visit www.toledowa.us or call (360)864-4564.
Tuesday: Interlocal (Medic One) Board Meeting 7 p.m third Tuesdays at Toledo Main Fire Station.
Wednesday Toledo Senior Center Nutrition Lunch features Seasoned Chicken Breast with garlic mashed potatoes, mixed vegetables and cinnamon apples with a dinner roll, Friday country fried steak plus mashed potatoes, peas and carrots, peaches and wheat bread. Nutrition Lunches Wednesday and Friday are sponsored in part by Area Agency on Aging. Reservations required. Suggested donation $3 for those 60+ years of age. Contact Diana, email@example.com or call (360)864-2112.
*Saturday Toledo’s Mighty Fine Seniors host their famous community-wide Beef Stew Dinner beginning 1 p.m. until they run out. A hearty homemade classic beef ragout, dinner roll and dessert still only $6. Proceeds benefit Toledo Senior Center, a central venue for community classes and meetings. Your support is greatly appreciated.
Toledo Lioness Club meets 6:30 p.m for dessert, meeting 7 p.m. third Wednesdays at Community Library. New members welcome. On Facebook.
*Pick up an entry form and choose your team for the First Annual Chili Cook Off set for Toledo’s Veterans Day Parade. Cool Prizes (yes, TheOtherToledo.com got a sneak peak!), hot competition, all the ingredients for a crowd-pleasing event. Contact Rachel, Rachel@phillippsins.com.
Also Wednesday: Cowlitz Prairie Grange will host “Meet the Candidates” event 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Grange Hall. Refreshments follow. Contact Tom Boone, (360)266-7055.
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Everyday Heroes: Envisioned as a local September 11 observation recognizing lesser-known acts of kindness and heroism. Send your nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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