Providence Hospice Seattle - Annual Fundraising

Providence Hospice of Seattle Foundation on September 19th, 2013, will hold its 14th annual pediatric luncheon to raise funds for pediatric patients and their families. The event will feature keynote speaker Sheila Bender, a Port Townsend writer whose many books include Writing As A Way To Express And Heal One's Grief. Proceeds benefit seriously ill and grieving kids. To register, contact Jill Perry at 206-749-7956.

Prep EXPO 2013

Get Ready for Storm Season & More at Prep EXPO 2013. Free admission to county’s annual emergency prep event Sept. 7

Don’t let the waning warmth of summer fool you—storm season is just around the corner. Get the tools, tips and tricks you need to weather the storms and other emergencies at the annual Thurston County Emergency Preparedness EXPO on Saturday, September 7 at Saint Martin’s University.

This year’s featured guests include Lieutenant Colonel Curt Simonson from the Washington Army National Guard speaking on the survival mindset, Ted Buehner from the National Weather Service with weather forecasts and information on the coming winter for the South Sound area, and K9 handlers and their furry, four-legged deputies from the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office.

The free event will open at 10 a.m. at the university’s Marcus Pavilion & Worthington Conference Center, and every attendee will receive a free Kit-Man safety bag with instructions on how to create your own emergency response kit. More than 40 vendors will be on hand with information and demonstrations on everything you need to prepare, respond, and recover from the next storm or emergency.


Mason County Board Of Health Meeting - Aug. 27

Mason County Board Of Health Meeting - Aug. 27
Regular Meeting
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
3:30 p.m.
Commission Chambers
411 North Fifth Street
Shelton, WA 98584

Turning Pointe Open House

Turning Pointe Domestic Violence Shelter's Open House - Saturday, August 24th, 11 AM to 2 PM
WHERE: Turning Pointe DV Shelter, 210 Pacific Court, Shelton (off of 1541 W. Railroad Ave.)
WHAT: Open House, children's activities, free BBQ hot dogs, and tours of the shelter
WHY: Thank you for those who have supported the shelter and the clients who stayed with us!