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Goings On 10/17/13

Community steps up again to Root for Schools

White Salmon schools will be the beneficiaries of another successful Grape Escape event, the 7th annual fundraiser for the White Salmon Valley Education Foundation (WSVEF).

Join chamber work party, clean up around visitor center

The Mt. Adams Visitor Center, located at the Park & Ride on Washington’s State Route 14 next to the Hood River Bridge, will be having a renovation work party on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 26 and 27, from 1 to 5 p.m. each day.

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Community Benefit Dinner: Photo

It takes a community to help its fellow residents, or in the case of the White Salmon Community Benefit, it takes a score of volunteers to prepare and serve the turkey or ham dinners with all the trimmings.

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Photo: Celebrating 67 years with each other, White Salmon

Pat and Wilbur Marsh of White Salmon celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary at the White Salmon Community Benefit’s annual Fall Festival Dinner on Sunday, Oct. 13.

Research genealogy without use of Internet

Terri Earl, a member of Columbia Gorge Genealogical Society and a certified member of the National Genealogical Society will be giving a presentation on researching without using the internet at the Society’s Oct. 12 meeting.

Sign, sing at library workshop for children

Parents and caregivers along with their infants and toddlers are invited to a hands-on “Sign, Sing, and Playtime” workshop at the White Salmon Valley Community Library on Tuesday, Oct. 15, from 10 to 11 a.m.

Trout Lake News: Dinner serving tonight at 5

Just like last month, get the paper, read the column and immediately rush out to attend the Senior Dinner which will be held on Thursday, Oct. 10, the day the paper arrives.

Underwood holds annual potluck, elects officers

Mary Kapp and Kathy LaMotte “spear headed” the Underwood Class Reunion! It was a big success. There were about 100 people in attendance.

Glenwood News: Help barrel racer travel to nationals

Vicky Valdez has qualified, along with several relatives, to compete in the Indian National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, Nev., on Nov. 5 to 9. A fundraiser will be held at the Glenwood School from 3 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 12, to help raise money for Vicky’s traveling expenses to the INFR.

Lyle News Fire department to host open house

Lyle Fire Chief Scott Brew-er’s Fire Report: Lyle fire departments want to welcome the community to an Open House to celebrate National Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 6 to 12.

Lyle News: Schools start calling system

News from Jennifer Machado, the Lyle School District coordinator, (to Sara Sanderson): This year the Lyle School district has a couple of really cool things going on. It has initiated a calling system that will allow school representatives to call everyone that would like to be notified of events that may be happening at the schools (i.e. fundraising dinners, open houses, etc). If any community members would like to be added to the call list, they can either call the school or email their contact information to jennifer.machado@lyleschools.org. Also, they have launched a newly redesigned website at www.lyleschools.org .

Learn about natural anti-aging strategies

A free lecture on anti-aging strategies will be held Monday, Sept. 30, from 3 to 4 p.m. at the White Salmon Community Library.

Car is King during Maryhill Museum weekend Free festival takes place Oct. 5, 6

One of the Northwest’s first and most vocal advocates for modern roads was Maryhill Museum of Art founder Sam Hill.