IRIS | Goal of Give 10 campaign to leave a community legacy

This is the fourth in a series of eight stories featured ahead of the ninth annual NCW Community Success Summit, which IRIS (Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship) is convening in Pateros on Nov. 15.
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IRIS | Chelan’s ‘Happy Hens’ creating awareness of ‘soil-focused farming’

This is the third in a series of eight stories featured ahead of the ninth annual NCW Community Success Summit, which IRIS (Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship) is convening in Pateros on Nov. 15.
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Main Street Association promotes Waterville’s Historic Downtown District

  By Lisa Davies This is the second in a series of eight stories featured ahead of the ninth annual NCW Community Success Summit, which IRIS (Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship) is convening in Pateros on Nov. 15. This year’s event, “Pateros Strong,” will celebrate stories about our environment, community, and economy that are helping to connect and strengthen...
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IRIS Success Summit | Smokerjumper base survives with strong support

By Bill Moody This is the first of a series of eight stories featured ahead of the ninth annual NCW Community Success Summit, which IRIS (Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship) is convening in Pateros on Nov. 15. This year’s event, “Pateros Strong,” will celebrate stories about our environment, community, and economy that are helping to connect and strengthen our region....
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IRIS to host 9th annual NCW Community Success Summit in Pateros

By Nancy Warner Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship The Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship (IRIS) plans to showcase success stories when it teams up with partners to convene the 9th annual NCW Community Success Summit in Pateros on Thursday, Nov. 15. “Pateros Strong” is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Pateros School Gym. “We’re thrilled to work with...
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It’s time for the 8th annual NCW Community Success Summit

When IRIS and our partners convene the NCW Community Success Summit each fall our intent is that each participant will make at least one new friend and get at least one idea they can use to shape their own success in our region.
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IRIS to host 8th annual NCW Community Success Summit in Chelan

The Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship (IRIS) plans to showcase success stories when it teams up with partners to convene the 8th annual NCW Community Success Summit in Chelan on Nov. 8.
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Cooperation is key to ‘Thinking Like a Community’

Most of us who live in North Central Washington came from someplace else. Except for tribal members whose roots go back hundreds of years, the rest of us either came from families who immigrated from other states and countries or we came here on our own. 
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Commentary | IRIS Success Summit celebrates many area community successes

Quincy was the center of attention Nov. 15 for at least 140 energized, community-minded people from around the region as they gathered at Quincy Junior High School for the 7th annual NCW Community Success Summit.
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‘Seeding Success’: Cross-generational and multi-cultural relationships

Provided image/Oscar Romero   This is the seventh of a series of seven stories featured ahead of the seventh annual NCW Community Success Summit, which IRIS (Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship) is convening in Quincy on Nov. 15. This year’s event, “Seeding Success, Growing ONE Community,” will celebrate stories about our environment, community, and economy that are...
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