I-5 - JBLM Area Corridor Improvements

Commuters and residents are invited to learn more and share their thoughts about potential improvements for I-5 through the JBLM corridor during an open house on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Eagles Pride Fort Lewis Golf Course, located at I-5 exit 116 at Mounts Road. See WSDOT for details.

Annual Goldsborough Creek Run & Walk

SHELTON, Wash. – Plans are in place for The Mason County Forest Festival “Goldsborough Creek Run & Walk” hosted by Centennial Guild, a chapter of Mason General Hospital Foundation. The Event takes place on Saturday, May 31, and features a 7-mile Run/Walk, a 2-mile Run/Walk, and a ¼-mile Junior Jog. May 15 is the deadline to register for the special rate of $20, after which the rate goes up to $25. An optional, commemorative t-shirt is available for purchase by May 12. Family, group, and team discounts are also available, and all proceeds benefit Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics.


Forest Festival Field Day

The Mason Conservation District is looking for volunteers to help out with the 13th annual Forest Festival Field Day! This event will be held at Panhandle Lake 4-H Camp on Monday, May 12th. It is an all-day outdoor environmental education event focused on one of Mason County’s most important natural resources – forests. Area fifth grade students will rotate through several different activity stations during the course of the day, and each station will focus on a different aspect of forest ecosystems, forest uses, or forest wildlife.


First AID/CPR/AED Course Presented By Hosptial In June

Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics would like everyone in the community to know how to be a first-responder in a medical emergency, and is offering its next First Aid/CPR/AED course on Thursday evening, June 12, 2014 from 5 to 9 p.m. in the Hospital’s Learning Center, located next to the Shelton McDonald’s on Olympic Highway North.

Combining First Aid, CPR, and AED training, the four-hour class provides a “course completion card” at the end of the class. A fee of $35 (exact cash or check) is required to cover the cost of books and materials, and registration for the June class must be made between May 9 and June 2. Comfortable clothing is recommended for all participants and a Spanish interpreter can be made available as needed. The class size is limited to 16 persons, with advanced registration and payment required by calling the Learning Center at (360) 427-3609.