The Dalles area Habitat for Humanity is a Christ
centered ministry whos mission is to provide decent housing. Come
and partner with us by volunteering, donating and shopping at
our Restore. Will you help us open the door for another family.
Please call 541-296-4486 for more information on how you can be
part of this local and worldwide organization.
The Dalles Main Street is looking for Volunteers
The Downtown is getting a Spring Clean Up and Main Street needs
volunteers to help. If you are interested in helping out from
March to April 2014 contact Mian Street Coordinator Matthew Klebes
at 541-370-2966 or email@example.com
FORT DALLES MUSEUM
Fort Dalles Museum needs volunteers for the upcoming tourist
season! Tell visitors about local history; volunteer as many or
as few hours a week as you wish. Our professional staff will help
make your experience rewarding for you and valuable to our visitors.
Please call Fort Dalles at 541 296-4547 for information about
becoming a Museum volunteer, email firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit fortdallesmuseum.org to download a volunteer application.
What Is Happening at The Mid Columbia
JULY 22nd – August 4th
Phone: 541-296-4788 e-mail: email@example.com website: www.midcolumbiaseniorcenter.com
TRAVEL CLUB TRIPS SCHEDULED
With the help of Ginny McNary, the Center has scheduled the following
4 Tuesday day trips.
July 29th - Oregon Gardens in Silverton. $35.00 includes transportation
and admittance to the garden. August 12th – One-hour cruise
on the Sternwheeler; no host lunch at the Charburger; Interpretive
Center in Stevenson. $50.00. August 26th - Two hour Portland Spirit
cruise with lunch for $60. September 22nd - Warm Springs Museum
There is only room for 20 for each trip and we are now accepting
payment to hold your spot.
PICNIC IN THE PARK + WASCO COUNTY FAIR + TRANSPORTATION
Thanks to the generosity of Flagstone Senior Living and the Mid-Columbia
Area Agency on Aging, there will once again be a “Senior Picnic
in the Park” at the Wasco County Fair on Thursday, August
14 (Free Admittance Day sponsored by Mel’s Sanitation) beginning
11: 30. And you can let LINK do the driving! The bus will leave
the Center at 10:00 and start the trip back after the picnic around
1:00 PM. The cost is $3.00 each way and the seating is limited to
only 14 plus two wheelchairs. Call the Center to reserve your place
on the bus.
QUILT RAFFLE WINNER – Diana Weston
Congratulations to Diana Weston whose ticket for a beautiful quilt
hand stitched by the Senior Center Quilters was drawn at the Saturday
Cowboy Breakfast. The next chance to win one of the two quilts hanging
in the lobby will be at the Christmas Breakfast in December.
REMINDERS @ 1112
MEDICARE ASSISTANCE – Available by appointment. Call the
Center at 541-296-4788.
FROM THE BULLETIN BOARD
The Rorick House (300 W 13th Street) is now open through August.
COMMUNITY ENTERTAINMENT AND FUNDRAISERS
COLUMBIA GORGE HABITAT FOR HUMANITY Celebration August 2nd No-host
breakfast 7:00 AM at Lyle Lions Club Community Center; Home site
tour in Lyle 9:00 AM; Home site tour at 1301 E 12th in The Dalles
and celebration 10:00 AM; and concludes with Reception at ReStore
Store at 11:00 AM.
CAR RAFFLE – THE DALLES ART CENTER. The Dalles Art Center
is holding a raffle for a running, 1984 Plymouth Colt. The car will
be custom painted with "space art" live by Lettie Young
and Angel Avila at Ernies Locks and Keys during the Neon Nights
Cruise on Friday August 8th. Tickets available now: $5.00 each @
The Dalles Art Center.
WASCO COUNTY FAIR FREE SENIOR PICNIC. Thursday August 14th 11:30.
Sponsored by Flagstone Senior Living and the Area Agency on Aging.
BUCK BRUSH BRAMBLE GOLF TOURNAMENT, Tuesday, August 19th Shotgun
Start at 9:00 AM. To register contact Kristen May @ Discovery Center
MONTHLY Mystery Trips. An adventure plus lunch for only $40.00.
To register call Hood River Community Ed at 541-386-2055 or email
HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
MINDFULNESS& BREATH WORK Wednesday, August 13th from 7:00-8:30
PM at Water’s Edge. Register by calling 541-296-7319.
Flagstone Health and Well-Being Monthly Lecture Series
August 13th 6:00 PM – Cataract Awareness Month presented
by Cascade Eye Center. If you have questions please call 541-298-5656.
STROKE SUPPORT GROUP – 2nd Wednesdays Water’s Edge
2nd Floor Conference Room
DRAW A BETTER PAINTING CLASS with ED LABADIE. 9:30 – 4:00
PM, August 8th and 9th at The Dalles Art Center. Cost: $120 for
both days. All levels and styles welcome. More info contact Carmen
Toll at 541-296-4759
July 26th The Dalles Eagles – The Simcoe Boys 7:00 –
July 29th Dufur Boys at @ the Center
August 5th The Strawberry Mountain Band, Tuesday Night Music @
the Center 7:00 – 9:00
August 12th Martin and Friends, Tuesday Night Music @ the Center
7:00 – 9:00
DRESSES FOR AFRICA SEW IN DAY July 28th, Monday 10 AM Sovereign
Grace Baptist Church, 1002 Sunflower. Bring sewing machine, scissors,
thread and sack lunch. Sew kits are available or bring fabric to
contribute. Info Corliss Marsh 541-296-8618.
SHIBA VOLUNTEER TRAINING – Learn how to assist Medicare recipients
with their Medicare questions. August 26th and 27th 9:00 –
4:00 at the Center. To register contact Mary at the Mid-Columbia
Area Agency on Aging 541-298-4101. Lunch provided.
The Dalles Dam Visitor Center is NOW open 7 days a week 9 a.m.
to 5 p.m. through Labor Day weekend. Tours are given Saturdays and
Sundays at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. It is recommend to call ahead and
schedule. After Labor Day weekend they will be open Friday through
Sunday through the end of September. No fees are charged at this
541-506-7819 or 541-296-9778
Directions: From I-84, take exit 87 and go east on Brett Clodfelter
Way. Also at the junction of Hwy. 197 and I-84.
Resource Tool - OAIN The Oregon Agricultural Information Network
database is maintained by The Economic Information Office in the
Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and contains production
and sales information for over a hundred agricultural commodities
at the state level since 1976. The OAIN database, along with commodity
data sheets, enterprise budgets and AG tools for Managing Risk can
be accessed at this site: http://oain.oregonstate.edu
Volunteers needed for the Oregon Veteran's Home. Volunteers are sought for positions to read to residents,writing and also arts and crafts activities. Also seeking volunteer drivers for the recreational bus. For information contact Jade Cantrell:541-296-7190
VOLUNTEER AT THE SALVATION ARMY
Volunteers are needed at the Salvation Army Thrift store. Help sort and organize donated items. Hours are Tuesday through Fridays from 10am - 6pm and Saturdays from 9am to 5pm. Info: 541-296-6417 Now is the time to really help out.
Catlink, a nonprofit organization in The Dalles is looking for volunteers. You can help. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
AWANA is in our area. This is a non-denominational Christian organization that focuses on memorizing
Bible verses and learning Biblical stories. There are three groups: Cubbies:3-4 yr olds, Sparkies: K-2nd gr and Truth and Training girls and boys, 3-6 grades. We are meeting at Calvary Baptist Church in The Dalles from 6pm every Wednesday evening. Children ages 3 yrs through 6th grade are invited to come. For more info call 541-296-2711,
Columbia Area Transit offers "fixed route" transportation
from Hood River to The Dalles and back to Hood River. The cost of
the ride is $3 each way. A complete schedule is available on line
by Clicking here! and then selecting the "fixed route"
option. You can call (541)386-4202 for more info.
White Salmon Arts Council
Wasco and Klickitat county residents are invited to visit the Sherman
County Historical Museum in Moro!
Skamania County EDC Website
The Skamania County Economic Development district has a website.
The website contains updated business information, resources for new or existing small businesses, and information for businesses that are looking to expand or relocate tSkamania county.
The Dalles Skate Park is located at 602 W. 2nd St. at upper Thompson Park west of the pool.
Hood River Skate Park is located at 20th and Wasco St. in Hood River
Both skate parks offer obstacles from beginner to advanced and
are open till dusk. Free
FRIENDS of the Skatepark is an organization to help support and promote the Skatepark. Meetings are open to the public and we welcome advice and input from youth and adults.