Hood Canal Environmental Achievement Awards--Call for Nominations

Do you know someone doing some good for the Hood Canal?  If so…let us know!

What:  Hood Canal Environmental Achievement Awards

Who:  The Hood Canal Coordinating Council Board of Directors will recognize individuals and groups who have provided benefits and improvements to the Hood Canal environment and community.  Award winner(s) will embody the spirit of the HCCC mission and vision (see below) by fostering cooperation, collaboration, and building lasting relationships to achieve a healthy Hood Canal.  Board members, HCCC staff, and past winners are not eligible.


2015 Lodging Tax Grant Application for Events & Small Festivals

Each year Mason County provides grant funding from the Lodging Tax Fund to support the advertising and promotion efforts of event and festivals that promote tourism in Mason County. Any group or organization may apply for funding consideration. 2015 Lodging Tax Grant Application for Events & Small Festivals (PDF)

Call for Artists – Shelton Civic Center

Shelton, WA -  Professional or amateur artists working in two and three dimensional media are invited to apply for gallery exhibitions at the Shelton Civic Center Rotating Art Gallery.  The gallery, sponsored by the Shelton Arts Commission, is very visible to the general public and all visitors that enter the Civic Center on a daily basis.    Professional or amateur artists living in Washington State working in two or three dimensional media are eligible to apply. All two dimensional work must be mounted or framed and ready to hang. Three dimensional work must meet size specifications.  All work must be original and created solely by the artist.The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, September 5, 2014.  Exhibits are scheduled for a 12 week period starting October 1, 2014.For an application or additional information please contact Mark Ziegler, Shelton Parks and Recreation, at 432-5194 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..City of Shelton Public Notice - August 12, 2014

Allyn Waterfront Park OPEN For Swimming

On August 12, 2014, Mason County Public Health opened the beach at Allyn Waterfront Park for water recreation. Contact with fecal contaminated waters can result in gastroenteritis, skin rashes, upper respiratory infections, and other illnesses. Children and the elderly may be more vulnerable to waterborne illnesses.  Website