Pre-registration for children planning to attend Kindergarten
next fall in North Wasco County SD 21 will be May 5th - May 9th,
Children must be 5 years old on or before September 1st, 2014
to be eligible to attend.
Parents/Guardians must bring the following to pre-registration:
Proof of address document (electric bill, water bill, telephone
bill or current lease).
Proof of birth (birth certificate or hospital record)
Copy of the immunization record
Registration will take place during regular school hours from
8:00 am to 3:00 pm.
For questions visit the District's website at www.nwasco.k12.or.us
- under the quick links "Grade School Boundaries".
For additional questions, please contact your neighborhood elementary
Dry Hollow Elementary, 541-506-3370
Colonel Wright Elementary, 541-506-3360
Chenowith Elementary, 541-506-3350
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
ELF Cleaning Service and Property Management Giving Back To Women
By Stacey Schwinghammer
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
ELF CLEANING SERVICE AND PROPERTY MANAGEMENT PARTNERS WITH A
The Dalles, Oregon – March 28, 2014–ELF Cleaning
Service and Property Managementis an owner-operated,full service
cleaning and property management companythat has teamed up with
Cleaning For A Reason, an international nonprofit foundation.
The company offers both commercial and residential janitorial/house
cleaning services, stripping and waxing of hard floors, carpet
and upholstery cleaning, and full service property management
services. They are licensed/bonded/insured and a registered Limited
Owner John Fredrick states,“ELF stands for Everlasting
Faith. You can rely on our extensive cleaning experience to handle
all of your cleaning needs. The attention to detail and commitment
to quality sets us apart from the competition, and you will experience
the difference after the first service we provide. When we found
Cleaning For A Reason on Facebook, it was a perfect fit as we
believe in giving back to the community.”
The company has agreed to help women battling cancer by cleaning
two homes per month for four consecutive months at no charge.
The only requirement is that the homes be within the company’s
existing service area. For more information about this company,go
Cleaning For A Reason strives to aid women who are battling cancer
by teaming up with cleaning services across the United States
and Canada. Together, these two forces offer free maid services
to meet the needs of women, and since 2006, have donated more
than $4.2 million in free services. Based in Lewisville, TX, Cleaning
For A Reason works with more than 1,000 residential cleaning services
and continues to grow and gain support. To learn more about Cleaning
For A Reasonand to apply for free house cleaning, see www.cleaningforareason.org.
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 email@example.com
or visit fortdallesmuseum.org to download a volunteer application.
The Dalles Wahtonka High School Seniors are selling
chocolate covered cherries to support their senior trip. $10.00
for a one pound bag. Buy them at the Chamber or from any High School
Call the high school at 541-506-3400 for more details.
What's Happening at The Mid Columbia Senior Center
11:00 TUESDAY LECTURE: Ann Stanley
Walking and Aging – How to keep moving and prevent falls.
Walking, an essential activity for independent living, is one of
the best and simplest movement exercises - much better than sitting
on the couch watching TV. But while I haven’t seen anyone
fall off a couch, falling is a definite concern when walking - whether
you are walking the dog or walking to the bathroom. At the Center’s
next 11:00 Tuesday Lecture on April 8th, Ann Stanley will discuss
“Walking and Aging: How to keep moving and prevent falls”,
and will demonstrate a simple test to help determine your risk of
NU-2-U STOCKED WITH USED SPRING CLOTHING
I promised Betty and Martha I wouldn’t forget to mention that
the Nu-2-U Shop is now restocked with fine used spring clothes.
The shop is open from 9:00 – 3:00 Monday through Friday. And
although the shop is small, what it lacks in size, it makes up in
iPAD: Tips and Secrets – Wednesday April 3rd 1:00 –
CREATIVE ARTS – Next class April 8th with Jill McDonald -
DYNAMIC DRAWING: Instructor Joy Kloman–Cost is $50 for the
four classes. Dates: May 9th, May 23rd, May 30th, June 6th. To register
contact the Center.
WRITING TERTULIA – Writing Group facilitated by Robert Griswold,
where everyone is encouraged to write and share. Fridays: 10 -11
AM downstairs starting April 4th.
MEDICARE ASSISTANCE – Available by appointment. Call the Center
FROM THE BULLETIN BOARD
COMMUNITY ENTERTAINMENT AND BENEFITS
THE DALLES ART CENTER "Janice Staver Retrospective" is
the featured exhibit for the month of April at The Dalles Art Center.
Opening reception April 3 from 5-7pm at The Dalles Art Center. For
more information, check website at www.thedallesartcenter.org.
BLACK COMEDY - The Dalles Theatre Company. 6:30 Dinner Theater April
4, 5 - $25; 2:00 Matinee April 6 - Seniors $10.00.
OPPORTUNITY CONNECTIONS ANNIVERSARY DINNER: April 4th, 5:00 –
7:00 @ MCSC. Fundraiser with Taco Bar, Raffle and Silent Auction.
$9.00 per person
HABITAT PIZZA FEED – April 23rd at Spookys starting at 5:00
HEALTH AND WELL-BEING
OSU MASTERY OF AGING: CGCC HR Campus, on Mondays starting April
14th. $10.00 per session; First Session: Memory Difficulties. To
register call CGCC-HR at 541-308-8211
GORGE-US GALS RIDE June 8th, 2014 The Dalles! A benefit for HAVEN.
$50 until May 25th, then $60 per person! http://www.gorge-usgalsride.com/ride-registration/Questions
call HAVEN office at 541-296-1662.
FLAGSTONE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING MONTHLY LECTURE SERIES
April 16th 6:00 PM Stress Awareness Month Virginia Brewster, Pre-licensed
COMMUNITY RESOURCES – For more resources go to Center’s
WOMEN VETERANS – Info and Support available through Veterans
Administration and Wasco County Veterans Services 201 Federal, The
TUESDAY LECTURES – 11:00 AM
April 8TH - Ann Stanley: The Value of Walking and How to Prevent
Falls; 15th – NO LECTURE; 22ND Nicole Clark, Acupuncturist
at Water's Edge
MAY: 6TH - PK Swartz Advance Directives, POLST and Organ and Tissue
13TH - Julie Reynolds - Rajneeshees in Wasco County; 20TH –
NO LECTURE; 27TH - Andy Roof, DPT Living with Persistent Pain
APRIL TUESDAY NIGHT MUSIC – 7:00 – 9:00 PM
1st Strawberry Mountain Band * 8th Martin and Friends * 15th Truman
* 22nd Simcoe Boys * 29th Dufur Boys Sunday Pie and Jam Social April
20th 2:00 – 5:00 PM
WII BOWLING RESULTS – Every Monday 6:00 PM
Capt. Bob 300; Betty R 278; Morris 277; Pete 267; Jack 258; Truman
215; Zelta 213; Dee 183; Edna 172; Alvena 168 Team
Wednesdays: Seniorcise 9:15; Computer Basics 9:00-11:00; Serenaders
10:30 – 11:30; Needle Nutz 10:00 – 12:00; iPad User’s
Group 1:00 (every 1st Wed.)
Thursdays: Yoga 9:30; Line Dancing 10:00; Zumba Gold 11:00; Table
Tennis 1:00 (downstairs); Pinochle 1:00; Strong Women 2:00; MOW
Fridays: Mahjong 1:00; Pinochle 6:00
Saturdays: Breakfast (3rd Saturdays) 8:00 – 9:30; Cribbage/Coffee
9:00; MCSC Bingo 6:00
Mondays: Seniorcise 9:15; Quilters 10:00 – 3:00; Lunch with
TED 12:00; Brain Fitness 1:00; Wii Bowling 6:00
Tuesdays: Yoga 9:30; Zumba Gold 11:00; Lecture 11:00; Creative Arts
1:00; Tai Chi 1:00; Bunco (3rd Tues.) 1:00; Strong Women 2:00; Table
Tennis 3:00; Tuesday Night Music 7:00
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,
CREATIVE DRAWING CLASS – THE ART OF SILLINESS “Creative
Exercises to Make Drawing Fun” with instructor Debra Jones.
February 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th 1:00 - 2:30
THERE IS NO CLASS LIMIT. The Supply List: 8.5x11 sketch pad, pencil,
eraser, colored pencil and colored markers. Questions call Debra
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.
The Dalles Area Relay For Life
The year long annual fund raiser to fight cancer, Relay For Life The Dalles, has set June 22 and June 23rd, 2013 as the dates for their signature main event for this year (2013).Location will be the Sid White Field at The Dalles Wahtonka High school West Campus, 3601 W 10th St. New Relay Steering Committee is headed by Don and Gae Wimberley as Event Co-Chairs. Volunteers are needed this year. For Information call: 541-296-1007 or email: email@example.com