Wings ‘n Wishes event on Dec. 6

EAST WENATCHEE — Numerica Credit Union’s Wings ‘n Wishes holiday event will be held at 6 p.m. Dec. 6 at East Wenatchee City Hall, 271 9th St. N.E. Activities will include a Christmas tree lighting and the arrival of Santa on a fire truck, who will be available for free pictures. Refreshments will be served and a holiday music program will take place. Live reindeer will also be on...
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Blood drives scheduled in December

WENATCHEE — The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood and platelet donors to give now to ensure blood is available for medical treatments and emergencies during the holiday season. The following area blood drives are scheduled: Dec. 7: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Community Center, 504 S. Chelan Ave., Wenatchee Dec. 17: 1 to 7 p.m., Holy Apostles Catholic Church, 1315 8th St. N.E., East...
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Marlin Handbell Ringers to perform Dec. 11

EAST WENATCHEE — The Marlin Handbell Ringers will perform a holiday concert from 6 to 8 p.m. Dec. 11 at Eastmont Baptist Church, 400 S. Kentucky Ave. The concert will feature traditional and fun songs for all ages, and the bell ringers will discuss various selections. There will also be an opportunity for the audience to ask questions and to ring a bell or chime. Refreshments will follow the...
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Pictorial Past | Christmas Seal campaign begins

Posters publicizing the 1964 Christmas Seal campaign were placed in several Douglas County businesses in late November that year. Tanda Junior High Camp Fire members from East Wenatchee presented a poster to Doug Harper, manager of Douglas County Bank, for display. The girls were, from left, Judy Artley, Pam Pace, Margie Flaherty and Jan Carpenter. Harper was also treasurer of the Douglas County...
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Sign up for basketball, dodgeball leagues

EAST WENATCHEE — Registration is now underway for Eastmont Parks & Recreation’s adult basketball and dodgeball leagues. For basketball, men’s competitive and recreational divisions will play mostly Mondays, Wednesdays and Sundays. Games will be played at Eastmont Junior High School and Clovis Point Intermediate School. The fee is $500 per team and registration deadline is Dec. 7. There...
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Festival royalty meetings on Nov. 27

WENATCHEE — Do you want to be a part of the Apple Blossom Festival royalty experience? Mandatory meetings for girls interested in being a member of the festival’s 2019 royalty will be Nov. 27. The meetings will be held at noon, 4 and 6 p.m. at the Wenatchee Convention Center. Senior girls interested in being on the royal court and at least one parent or guardian are required to attend one of...
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Organization collecting shoe box gift donations

EAST WENATCHEE — The Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes will be collected Nov. 12-19. The international Christian relief organization started the program in 1993. Traditionally, miscellaneous items — toys, school supplies, personal hygiene items and notes of encouragement — are packed in shoe boxes for children in need worldwide. Shoe boxes can be dropped off at...
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East Wenatchee property tax levy hearing to be held

EAST WENATCHEE — The East Wenatchee City Council will hold a 2019 regular property tax levy public hearing during the Nov. 13 regular council meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the East Wenatchee City Hall Council Chambers, 271 9th St. N.E. The following will be discussed during the hearing: ? Ordinance 2018-17 authorizing the regular property tax levy to be collected in 2019, and authorizing any...
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Alzheimer’s Association hosts East Wenatchee town hall

EAST WENATCHEE — The Alzheimer’s Association Washington State Chapter is hosting a town hall from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Nov. 15 at Aging & Adult Care of Central Washington, 50 Simon St. S.E. This event is one of 14 being held across Washington and Northern Idaho to educate community members on the Washington state plan to address Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. The state plan...
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WSU Extension, Health District offer ServSafe certification course

EAST WENATCHEE — Washington State University Extension and the Chelan-Douglas Health District are coordinating efforts to provide ServSafe certification for restaurant managers, cooks and anyone who has responsibility for food preparation and food safety. This also includes workers in casinos, daycare facilities, senior centers, food counters, vendors, hospitals, restaurants or correctional...
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