Nominations For Corporations For Communities Award To Close August 31

Time is running out to offer nominations for a 2014 Corporations for Communities Award. The nomination deadline is August 31.
Do you know a Washington corporation or business that contributes to your community? It could be providing volunteer help on projects, or donating money or supplies, or something else that makes a positive difference.
If you know of one, you can help give it some well-deserved recognition by nominating it for our state’s highest civics award.


Improving Dangerous Waste Handling Is State Goal

OLYMPIA – The public is invited to review and comment on proposed updates to Washington’s dangerous-waste regulations through Oct. 1, 2014. A public hearing will be held via webinar on Sept. 24 at 2 p.m. The Washington Department of Ecology updates the dangerous-waste regulations every two to four years to improve waste management. These regulations establish requirements for generators, transporters, and facilities that manage dangerous waste in Washington state.


Hospice Volunteer Training For Mason County

The Hospice program of Providence SoundHomeCare and Hospice is offering a hospice volunteer training for community members. Volunteers will have an opportunity to enhance a terminally ill patient’s quality of life while enriching their own. Volunteers are a part of a hospice team that helps patients at the end of their life to maintain their independence and quality of life. Volunteers may provide support to families/caregivers and those who are dying by offering respite for a caregiver, companionship and support for a patient who is alone, assisting with errands, being a loving presence and a compassionate listener, reading to a patient, sharing artistic skills, etc.


Notice Of Special School Board Meeting Aug 19

DATE: August 19, 2014 TIME: 5:30 p.m. LOCATION: Board Room CHOICE High School 807 W. Pine Street Shelton, WA PURPOSE: 1) Discussion of the 2014-15 budget summary plan and technology expenditures; and 2) Executive session to review the performance of an employee – possible action to follow.