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Skamokawa Grange sale set for Oct. 22-23

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October 13, 2022



NICE--As this week begins, our cool and foggy mornings have been followed by some wonderful sunny days. While we's like to see this continue, we all know these days may soon end so I hope we're all prepared for the inclement weather that is bound to come our way.

AUCTION--The Friends of Skamokawa want me to remind you that their online auction has begun as of last Saturday, Oct. 8. They hope you've been able to check out their items up for auction at http://www.32auctions.com/auction FOS 2022. This is an important fund raising event so I hope you'll be able to take part and bid generously. The online auction will continue until Oct. 22 at 6 p.m. For more information call Redmen Hall at 360-795-3007.

SKAMOKAWA GRANGE--The Skamokawa Grange will hold a large garage sale on Oct. 22 & 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. With your help, a new heating system could be in place real soon!

SPECIAL DAYS--Those celebrating birthdays from Oct. 13-19 are Kalisha Mace, HeidiHeywood, Kathy McClain, Myles Whitaker, Cameron Collins, Josie Parker, Curt Moore, Randy Kuhn, Mike Phelan, Aron Havens, Justin Robert, Heidi Knowles, Heather Knowles Ratcliff, Lindsey Brown, Dixie Anderson, Jennifer Kyle, Hunter Baldwin and Debbie Chamberlain.

Those celebrating anniversaries this coming week are Mr. & Mrs. Brent Mahitka, Mr. & Mrs. Dennis Reid, Mr. & Mrs. Joe Weaver and Mr. & Mrs. Mathew Kyle.

May you all have wonderful celebrations.

COLLECTING?--It won't be long and the group that puts those shoeboxes together with lots of goodies for Christmas, will need our help, so I hope they can count on you! Have you collected some shoe boxes and wrapped them yet? Are you shopping for those items that will be most welcome for those that receive them? All you have to do is imagine that your are receiving one and what you would love to find in oe and then it will be easy! Plus, it's a lot of fun putting them together, so let's make it another great surprise for those men and women who get one of these special boxes!

P.I. AUXILIARY--If you've been cleaning out your closets lately and you've found some barely used coats, vests, hats and other warm items, the Puget Island Auxiliary would love to have you donate them to their "Give a Gift of Warmth" cause. Barrels are at the Island Fire Hall and the 38 Mile Brewery in Cathlamet.

SHOT CLINIC--If you get this paper early and need a flu shot, you could call the Wahkiakum Health Department ASAP and get one in Cathlamet today, the 13th. However, you could head to the Rosburg Hall on Oct. 20 and get one from 12-1 p.m. that day. For more information call 360-795-6207.

BOOK SALE--This Friday and Saturday, October 14 & 15, there will be a book sale at the Cathlamet Library. This is a great time for all you book lovers to stock up! On Friday, the sale is from 2-5 p.m. and on Saturday, it's from noon to 4 p.m. With paperback books only costing 50 cents, and hard back books costing only $1, there's no way one can resist heading to the library this weekend! If you have children, those books are even cheaper; between 10 & 25 cents; an even better deal. Stock up now.

GO TEAMS--To all our sports teams, our Warriors and our Mules, we wish you much success in your coming games.

NOT HAPPY--Currently, I still have no access to the internet, so I'm our of the loop, unfortunately. With no cell service and noe texting or Facebook info from home, I'm a tad bit annoyed, to say the least! I'm told the "unit" is out that serves my area, so I'm hoping it gets fixed very soon. I also hope I get a rebate as I'm paying for service that I'm not getting! Meanwhile, be sure to call my land line with any news you may have and I'll hope it stays working, even though it's been "iffy" lately as well.

 

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