Mason County Sheriff’s Office Seeking Volunteers

The Mason County Sheriff’s Office needs people to be a part of its volunteer team who are wanting to make a difference every day. We are looking for dedicated retired individuals who are community minded and would like to donate some of their time to serve their community. As a volunteer you will assist with administrative duties, such as answering phones, fingerprinting, permit issuance, and public awareness programs. Assignments out on the road are available after 6 months of administrative duties in the office. A 12 hour training program will be provided. At the end of the training you will be donating a 4-hour shift per week at the North Precinct in Belfair.

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Openings On Shelton Human Services Committee

The City of Shelton is now accepting letters of interest from individuals to fill positions on the Shelton Human Services Committee. This committee is being established to study, discuss, and make recommendations to the City Commission regarding poverty issues and human services.

  • The City Commission is seeking seven (7) volunteer members, representing a cross-section of the community, from the following sectors to represent their respective constituents: the health care community, the affordable housing community, the social services community, and the business community.
  • In addition, two members shall be selected to represent education, one student member and one member representing the staff of a public or private school in Shelton, and one member at-large, being a resident of the City of Shelton.
  • Committee members are unpaid volunteers, appointed by a majority of the City Commission to three-year terms, except the members representing education and the member at-large shall initially serve a two-year term.

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NM TRL Meeting Room Available For Reservations

What do garden clubs, writing groups, business roundtables, service organizations, tutors, sewing and knitting circles, civic-minded groups, homeschool families and mahjong clubs (among other community groups) have in common? Answer: any of them are welcome to reserve the meeting room at the North Mason Timberland Library. There is no rental fee.

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Evergreen’s Science Carnival Brings Learning And Fun For All

Could the Science Carnival be the best day of your life?   That’s what a local seven-year-old said about the Science Carnival last year, according to Evergreen faculty and Science Carnival organizer Dharshi Bopegedera. “She was so excited about the experiments that she came both days,” recalled Bopegedera.  
Now in its 11th year, the Science Carnival and Research Expo at The Evergreen State College offers more than 200 presentations by Evergreen science students designed to be participatory, hands-on, accessible, and fun. The carnival is an opportunity for Evergreen students to present their work to an audience with diverse ages and backgrounds.
“This is an opportunity for our students to explain science to a broad spectrum of people and to learn by teaching—which is a rewarding challenge,” said Bopegedera, who teaches chemistry at Evergreen.  She emphasized the value of the carnival for children and the schools they attend.

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