Public invited to participate in Community Success Summit

WENATCHEE — The Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship (IRIS) will host its sixth annual NCW Community Success Summit on Nov. 12 in Waterville. The theme of this year’s summit is “A Great Place to Come Home To,” and it will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the NCW District Fairgrounds. “We’re thrilled to work with the town of Waterville and the greater community...
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Group works to nail down tagline, stories for Community Success Summit

The NCW Community Success Summit Advisory Committee had its second meeting on April 29. The group brainstormed a number of possibilities for the tagline for the summit.
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Advisory Committee works on planning Success Summit

A group of staff and volunteers has begun work on planning the details of this year’s NCW Community Success Summit, which will be held at the NCW District Fairgrounds Community Hall in Waterville from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 12. The summit is organized by the Initiative for Rural Innovation and Stewardship (IRIS), with the help of local volunteers and stakeholders.
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Program focuses on life stories

As a precursor to the 2015 NCW Community Success Summit to be held in Waterville in November 2015, the Initiative for Rural Innovation and Stewardship (IRIS) held a public presentation and discussion called “Talk About a Place!” at the Federated Church Nov. 12. The program was sponsored by Humanities Washington and was well attended by the public.
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IRIS launching rural success series

WENATCHEE — The Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship (IRIS) will highlight success stories that connect and strengthen the communities of Orondo, Waterville and Douglas next month when the nonprofit organization launches a new series, Talk About a Place! IRIS has worked with volunteers, teachers and students from the Waterville School to record interviews with area residents that...
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IRIS launches new series

WENATCHEE — The Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship (IRIS) will highlight success stories that connect and strengthen the communities of Orondo, Waterville and Douglas this November when the nonprofit organization launches a new series, Talk About a Place! IRIS is working with local teams to record interviews with residents of Orondo, Waterville and Douglas to learn about the...
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IRIS has its eye on Waterville for 2014 summit

After a successful NCW Community Success Summit in Okanogan in November, the Initiative for Rural Innovation and Stewardship (IRIS) has its eye on Waterville as an ideal location for this year’s summit.
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Summit celebrates NCW successes

The fifth annual North Central Washington Community Success Summit, sponsored by the Initiative for Rural Innovation and Stewardship (IRIS), was held at Okanogan Middle School on Nov. 20.
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IRIS to host NCW Community Success Summit

WENATCHEE — The Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship (IRIS) plans to showcase a variety of success stories when it teams up with the city of Okanogan, Wenatchee Valley College, The Wenatchee World and other partners to convene the 5th annual NCW Community Success Summit from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 20 in Okanogan. The event will be held at Okanogan Middle School, 244 Fifth Ave....
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