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Trout Lake News for Oct. 13

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Trout Lake Newswriters

Maxine Bulick, 395-2101

Sarah Burr Arnold, 395-2669

Sean McGroarty, 395-9394

Kira Fogarty

It is with regret that we note resignation of Pat Arnold from her newswriter's position. After many years (19 or so) of both writing for the column and organizing the writers, Pat has moved on to other activities. Her columns -- always well written and full of items of interest, history of the column, and history the town -- will be missed.

But we welcome, with enthusiasm, two new writers" Kira Fogerty and Sean McGroarty. Our e-mail addresses and telephone numbers will appear at the beginning of the column so please contact us if you have news to submit. Kira is the coordinator for the Farm to School program at Trout Lake School. I am sure that she will be able to keep us well informed about farming and school events as well as other subjects. Sean enjoys writing and is connected with the activities of folks younger than I am here in Trout Lake. I am sure that he will be able to keep us well informed about aspects of life in Trout Lake that did not previously get reported in the column. Looking forward with anticipation to the columns of the new writers with new styles and new subjects.

The Presbyterian Church is holding the first of its educational events on Oct. 18 in the church fellowship hall. The speaker will be Tom Reynolds. He will present the lecture the "View from the Bench" which touches on his time as a judge in Klickitat County. The lecture begins at 7 p.m. The lecture will be preceded by a potluck dinner which starts at 6. Please contact Cheryl who is organizing the dinner at 395-2207 to find out what type of a dish to bring.

To celebrate Food Day, the Healthy People Alliance of Klickitat County in partnership with the Gorge Grown Food Network will host a screening of "Nourish" and an exchange of home grown food at the Grange on Thursday, Oct. 20, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

CLASSES CLASSES CLASSES -- Again this fall there are many opportunities for the residents of Trout Lake to improve their skills and knowledge.

We are a little slow with this item, however better late than never. Cookie is again offering a class in Yoga Fusion on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. at her place. If you have an interest in attending contact Cookie at 395-2468. The class could be full but nothing ventured nothing gained (column full of old saws apparently).

Ardis DeFreece, a local artist who creates paintings in oil and acrylic, will offer after school class for children at Destino, a new shop here in Trout Lake, beginning Nov. 7. She will hold classes for children in the first to fourth grades on Mondays from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., and for children in the fifth to eight grades on Wednesdays from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. The classes will cover observational drawing and painting, comics and illustration, clay and sculpture, mixed media, printmaking, collage and more. There will be opportunities for the participants to display their works. She will also have a class in drawing and painting for adults on Sunday evenings starting sometime in November. Contact Ardis at 360-907-1660 to register or for further information. Destino, we hope more about this new venture later, is located on Hwy. 141 in the large rectangular red building just up the hill from the old water company building.

Again better late than never, Nina is offering classes in Yoga on Sundays from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at the Abby. The first class was held Oct. 9, but it might not be too late to join. Nina can be reached at 509-637-0988.

Starting in mid-October, Stephanie will teach courses in conversational spanish. She will be holding a more beginners level class on Mondays and a more advanced level class on Thursdays. Contact Stephanie at 395-2275 for more information or to enroll.

Tambien clases de engles para senoras gratis en los miercoles a la 1,30 de la tarde. Favor de llamar a 395-2275 para mas informacion.

The National Honor Society Holiday Market will be held on Dec. 3 this year. The organizers are looking for vendors for the market. Please contact Laurie at 395-2294 if you are interested in having a booth.

And way far out, the Trout Lake Business Association meeting will be held on Thursday, Nov. 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Grange Hall. Rick is working on revamping the Web site and is looking for volunteers to help with this project and other community service projects including new Trout Lake Welcome Sign, the old one is looking a little worn. Please contact Rick at 395-0024 if you can help.


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