Santa open house in Orondo

Douglas County Fire District 4 at Orondo provided an afternoon of festivities Dec. 15 during its annual Santa open house. Chief Jim Oatey and his crew kept busy welcoming children and parents from 2 to 4 p.m.
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Building relationships at Orondo

About 50 Orondo residents gathered at the school gymnasium Dec. 7 for a potluck supper and conversation, a mission of Orondo Partnerships to bring the community together.
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Wings ’n Wishes celebrates the holiday season

Scenes from the 2018 Wings ‘n Wishes Christmas celebration held Dec. 6 at East Wenatchee City Hall. All photos by Empire Press Correspondent Darlene Paterson   Two reindeer graze near East Wenatchee City Hall. (Empire Press photo/Darlene Paterson) Volunteers prepare to serve s’mores. (Empire Press photo/Darlene Paterson)
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Wings ’n Wishes attracts hundreds

A large crowd gathered at East Wenatchee City Hall on Dec. 6 to usher in the Christmas season at the annual Wings 'n Wishes holiday event. Cold temperatures did not hinder parents, children and community members as they waited for Santa.
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Fellowship, movie at Orondo church

Members and constituents of Orondo Community Church gathered Nov. 17 for food, fellowship and to watch a movie. “This is something I have had on my heart to do,” Pastor Bill Lane said.
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Bingo Night fun in Orondo

Bingo Night at Orondo provides community fun while raising scholarship funds for students. The school gymnasium was filled to capacity for Bingo Night on Nov. 2, sponsored by Orondo Community Scholarships.
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Theater production at Orondo

Sixty-one students joined with Missoula Children’s Theatre to present "Alice in Wonderland" for the Orondo community on Oct. 27.
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Club at Orondo keeps kids active

If you drove by Orondo School on Tuesday or Thursday afternoons in October, you may have seen a group of third to fifth grade children participating in the Run and Other Fun Club.
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District 4 Auxiliary holds social

Douglas County Fire District 4 Auxiliary met for a summer social on Aug. 6 at Sun Cove’s Club House. All interested Orondo community members were invited.
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Store meets housing needs

Habitat for Humanity has been functioning in the Chelan Valley for over 20 years. The Habitat for Humanity Store, located at 518 E. Woodin Ave. in Chelan, has been open since 2007.
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