Washington State Library Reduces Service Hours

In-person service hours at the main Washington State Library in Tumwater will be reduced by four hours a day, effective June 16, as the service-and-research institution grapples with continuing significant budget challenges, State Librarian Rand Simmons said Monday. The Library at 6880 Capitol Blvd. in Tumwater traditionally has been open to the public Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  But like a number of other states facing budget difficulties, the State Library faces an immediate shortfall that must be addressed through layoffs and fewer direct service hours, Simmons said.  


Community Foundation Selects 2014 Scholarship Awardees

The Community Foundation of South Puget Sound’s board of directors has awarded $131,300 in scholarships to Thurston and Lewis County students. The awards were made to 22 graduating high school seniors and to 26 continuing college students. Thurston County new and returning college students received a total of $102,800 in 2014 awards. “The Foundation’s scholarship program is made possible by generous donors who are committed to bettering our communities by enabling our young people to get a college education,” notes Norma Schuiteman, Foundation CEO/President. “Each year these donors impress us with their generosity.” Early each year the Foundation’s available scholarships are posted at www.thecommunityfoundation.com “We encourage graduating seniors to review these opportunities to participate in our scholarship program,” Schuiteman says. (additional information in attachments)

Bingo Karaoke Party at the Shelton PAVILION !

Every last Friday of the month, starting June 27. From 7PM to 10PM.
Open to Adults, 21 years & older!
A hilarious night of 8 slightly goofy Bingo games with $30 pay- outs lternating with Karaoke and crowd pleasing sing-a-longs!
COST: $10 per person
Cash only
Cash Bar & Snacks
Doors open at 6:30
Volunteers needed
The Pavilion, 190 W Sentry Drive, Shelton, WA 98584
Sponsored by the Mason County Senior Activities Center

For more information: 360-426-7374, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Senior Karaoke Party Flyer PDF

Diabetes, June Topic For MGH & FC Shelton Support Group

            SHELTON, Wash. – Diabetes is a health condition with not only physical but also mental challenges that need to be managed, particularly over the long term.  The next Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics Shelton Diabetes Support Group meeting will address the issues of “Diabetes’ Long Term Mental Health Challenges” at the next Diabetes Support group set for Thursday, June 19, 2014 from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Pershing and Ellinor Meeting Rooms at Mason General Hospital.