The Wahkiakum County Eagle - Established as The Skamokawa Eagle in 1891

By Denise Blanchard
Advisory Board 

Johnson Park news

 

January 23, 2020



Johnson Park is excited to welcome our newest board member, Dana Hamp. We are looking forward to having Dana on the board. Johnson Park is taking applications for one more position on the board. Applications are available at the Wahkiakum County Courthouse and at Johnson Park.

There will be a special commissioners meeting on January 29, at 6 p.m. This meeting is to discuss Johnson Park and the upcoming changes; we welcome any suggestions.

Events coming up:

Super Sale - March 21: If you would like a table contact Shonda Ware.

Sewing Room hours - Tuesdays 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Library starting February is Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from noon - 3 p.m. Donations for books are welcome in good condition, we do not need any magazines or cookbooks.

Easter Craft Day - April 4: 1 - 3 p.m. Come and join the fun , and make an item to take home.

Movie night has started back up on Saturday nights at 7 p.m.

Johnson Park board would like to thank everyone for your continued support of a great place just to come and have fun, enjoy the gym and exercise room. We have space for rent for all your upcoming events, a conference room, an activity room, a full kitchen and cafeteria.

Dress-A-Girl International has been meeting the first Monday of each month at 10 a.m. We are so excited about this program. Last year a group of 24 women from Grays River, Rosburg and Cathlamet made over 300 dresses to send to girls. Pearl Blackburn is the representative for the state of Washington; we are so proud to be a part of this.

Our board member Denise Blanchard went to Ghana, Africa in September 2019 and took 49 of the dresses with her, she was able to distribute these to little girls in the orphanage and churches. Some of the dresses also went to a village in Nigeria. If you would like to donate fabric for this program, please do, we are accepting cotton fabric, please no silks. We are also accepting donations of ribbon, lace and buttons. If you wish to donate, fabric can be dropped off at Johnson Park, a table is outside the sew room.

 

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