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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Family fun at Wings & Wheels

The 16th annual Town Toyota Wings & Wheels Festival was held on Oct. 6. The four-day event was held at Eastmont Community Park, Pangborn Memorial Airport and at the Red Apple Flyers Field in East Wenatchee.
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Friends of the East Wenatchee Library book sale Oct. 6-7

EAST WENATCHEE — Friends of the East Wenatchee Library will hold its annual book sale Oct. 6-7. The fundraiser will be held from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at Wenatchee Valley Mall. Sale items will include hardback books, paperbacks, children’s books, CDs, DVDs and VHS tapes. Proceeds will help support the library’s summer reading program for children. For...
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Sportsmen’s group hosts Young Hunting and Fishing Day

EAST WENATCHEE —The Wenatchee Sportsmen’s Association will host the North Central Washington Youth Hunting and Fishing Day from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 29 at the North Central Washington Gun Club, 2710 Gun Club Road. Activities will include firearm safety, hunter education, habitat conservation, local wildlife education, archery practice, trap and target shooting, fly casting and other...
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Upcoming activities for Eastmont Parks & Recreation

EAST WENATCHEE — Eastmont Parks & Recreation has planned several activities in the coming months. Two class sessions in art techniques throughout history will be held on Tuesdays with the first session Oct. 4-25 and the second session Nov. 1-29. Classes are for ages 8-12 and will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. A fee of $65 per session includes supplies. Registration deadline is Sept. 21 for...
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Divorce Recovery program begins Sept. 9

EAST WENATCHEE — Eastmont Community Church will offer Divorce Recovery, a 10-week program to be held on Sundays beginning Sept. 9 at 4 p.m., for those who are going through divorce or a broken relationship. The church is located at 783 4th St. N.E. The course covers such topics as loss and grief, unhooking, anger and depression, and forgiveness. Emotional support groups will also be formed...
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Charity golf event on Sept. 21

EAST WENATCHEE — Goodfellow Bros. will host its Charity Golf Classic on Sept. 21 at the Wenatchee Golf & Country Club in East Wenatchee. The inaugural Classic will be a four-person scramble on the 18-hole course. The event will also include putting and target contests, hole-in-one competitions, dinner, a live auction and raffle prizes. Registration is at 10:30 a.m. with the shotgun start...
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