How many Water Lilies does it take to create a limited-edition 2014 calendar? The simple answer is 33. Add friends and families of the Water Lilies, plus folks at the YMCA, then throw in all of the community encouragement and support, and the total number is way more than a village!
ENTIAT — There are not enough words to describe how amazed and grateful we are for the dedication, compassion and generosity of the 100-plus individuals who came to the grand opening event of the Entiat Valley Community Services FoodBank’s new building on Oct. 11.
Bill and Joan Edwardson of Wenatchee celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 2 with a family dinner. They also took a trip to Yellowstone National Park with their children and grandchildren during the summer.
The Wenatchee High School Golden Apple Marching Band took first place in its division at Sumner’s Sunset Festival of Bands. Eleven bands from around the Northwest participated in the competition. The band is directed by Jim Kovach and assistant director Tim Zanol.
Andrea Escalante has served the children of Quincy for the past several years, but that is no big change for her. Escalante came from Eloy, Ariz., where she worked as a teacher’s assistant for 13 years at a K-6 school before coming to Quincy.
The Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship (IRIS) plans to showcase a variety of success stories when it teams up with its partners to convene the fifth annual NCW Community Success Summit in Okanogan.
With Wenatchee Valley College’s upcoming 75th anniversary in 2014, The WVC Foundation felt this would be a great time to start the WVC Alumni Program. To kick-start the program, the Alumni Association hosted its first in a series of quarterly alumni networking socials Oct. 22, at Tastebuds Wine & Coffee.
Every athlete knows the risk of playing sports. We know that what we do isn’t safe. We can get concussions, pull muscles, tear tendons or break bones, but we continue on in our sports anyway. Why? And is it really worth it?
He’s friendly and funny. He loves to give and receive high-fives. He has a smile that can light up an entire room, especially when you mention the Seahawks. His name is Gavin Zufall, and his adventures are just beginning.