|Monday, August 03, 2015
Monday, August 03, 2015
Searching for Therapeutic Foster Parents!
In Washington State, 20,000 youth spend at least one day in foster care each year. Become a Therapeutic Foster Parent and help a child in need by serving your community! Catholic Community Services is looking for helpful persons in the South Sound - you do not need be a Catholic to become a foster parent. Call Scarlett at 360-280-5017 for more information or visit www.ccsww.org/fpfostercare.
Need is ongoing
Catholic Community Services, 1011 10th Ave. SE, Olympia
360-280-5017 www.ccsww.convio.net/site/PageServer?pagename=families_therapeuticfostercare www.ccsww.org/fpfostercare
FREE! Summer Reading Program:
Kids, teens & adults are all invited to sign up for the Timberland Library's Summer Reading Program! This year's theme is superheroes - "Every Hero Has a Story" for children, "Unmask!" for teens and "Escape the Ordinary" for adults. Kids can win free books while adults earn the chance to win an exciting grand prize. Signup is ongoing - Friday, June 12th to Labor Day. Call the Tumwater Timberland Library at 360-943-7790 or see www.TRL.org for more information.
Friday, June 12th through Labor Day
Tumwater Timberland Library, 7023 New Market St SW, Tumwater
FREE! Lewis County Master Gardeners Plant Clinics:
Take advantage of the Lewis County Master Gardeners' expertise to solve your gardening problems! Learn about proper plant section, how to treat diseased plants, indentification of insects, and even the least toxic way to combat garden diseases and pests. Mondays & Wednesdays 9am-3pm, Tuesdays 12-3pm. For more information, contact Art Fuller, Program Coordinator, at 360-740-1216 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mondays & Wednesdays 9am-3pm, Tuesdays 12-3pm
WSU Extension Office, 351 NW North St., Chehalis
FREE! Free & Confidential Services for Victims of Crime:
If you or someone you know has been a victim of crime the Crime Victims Advocacy Network wants to help you. Victim Advocates provide crime victims with support, referrals, and advocacy in a compassionate, proactive, and empowering manner. CVAN offers information and referrals for victims of identity theft, assault, robbery, vehicular assault, survivors of homicide, residential burglary, theft, DUI injuries, hate crimes, and vulnerable-adult abuse. All services are free and confidential. Call CVAN toll-free 24 hours a day or see their website. Thurston County Courthouse, 2000 Lakeridge Dr SW, Olympia, Bldg. 2 Rm 258. CVAN Toll-Free 1-866-711-2826
Serving Thurston, Mason, Grays Harbor, Lewis, and Pacific counties.
Thurston County Courthouse, 2000 Lakeridge Dr. SW, Olympia, Bldg. 2, Room 258
CVAN Toll-Free 1-866-711-2826
Support Local Climbing Champion!
Victoria Clarke of Olympia, 18, placed third in the 2015 Sport Climbing Series Youth National Championships in Kennesaw, Georgia! In Youth World Championships, the top four climbers in each category go on to Worlds, this year held in Arco, Italy the first week of September. Victoria is one of them! It has always been Victoria's dream to compete internationally. However, the athletes need to raise their own funds (over $2,000) to get there along with their families. http://www.dpmclimbing.com/articles/view/results-2015-scs-youth-nationals?fb_action_ids=10153501245664533&fb_action_types=og.
Supporters are hurrying to hold garage sales, sell handcrafted jewelry, do all they can in short order to get Victoria to Arco, Italy for Worlds Competition by August 29th! Here is Victoria's rally or go fund link: https://usaclimbing.rallyme.com/rallies/1995/victoria-clarke
Andi Clark - (866-1332) https://usaclimbing.rallyme.com/rallies/1995/victoria-clarke
FREE! Free Lunches All Summer for 18 and Under:
The USDA's Simplified Summer Food Program for Children provides free lunches for all children 18 and younger! Hot lunches are available at Garfield Elementary and cold sack lunches at Madison Elementary. No registration required. Weekdays, June 22nd-August 14th. Children 6 to 12 can stay afterward for SKIPP supervised play. The SKIPP program features arts & crafts, games, field trips and more. All children are required to complete a medical waiver prior to participating in SKIPP. Get waivers and more information at www.olympiawa.gov/SKIPP
Weekdays, June 22nd through August 14th, 12-12:30pm
Garfield Elementary (hot lunch), Madison Elementary (cold sack lunch), Olympia