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Reader scrapbook

Seven-year-old Kharma Bird of Wenatchee had never laid eyes on an apple this big before. Her grandmother, Vicki DeRooy, who works in receiving at McDougall and Sons in Wenatchee, received a shipment of unusually large Honeycrisp apples and took one home to show Kharma. Amy Yarbrough of Wenatchee is Kharma’s mother.

Meeting notices

Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington

Parlette honored for support of people with disabilities

LEAVENWORTH — State Sen. Linda Evans Parlette recently received statewide recognition for her support of people with developmental disabilities. She was awarded the 2014 Outstanding Legislator award from the Community Employment Alliance (CEA) Oct. 1, the first day of National Disability Employment Awareness Month.

WHS students named as 2015 National Merit Commended Students

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee High School seniors Serena Fitzgerald and Austin Schmaltz have been named Commended Students in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC), which conducts the program.

College Life

News of college students throughout North Central Washington

Eyeglass, hearing aid collection drive next week

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley Lions, Evergreen Optical and Hometown Hearing are sponsoring an eyeglass and hearing aid collection drive from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 27-31. All parts of eyeglasses and hearing aids can be used.

Community Fund Grant seeks applicants

WATERVILLE — The Community Foundation of North Central Washington is now accepting applications for the Waterville Community Fund Grant, which provides funding for innovative programs that help meet the needs of Waterville and its citizens.

Births

Birth announcements from throughout North Central Washington
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Mikkelsen, Lyons

Jessica Lyons and Nicholas Mikkelsen exchanged wedding vows Aug. 16 on the riverfront at Rock Island before Arthur Emery.
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Marohl, Hill

Hallie Marohl and Austin Hill, both of Colorado Springs, Colo., have announced their engagement.
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Reader scrapbook

Twenty-month-old Faith Schroeder sampled a ripe pear while visiting her grandma, Bonnie Schroeder, in Quincy last month. She was standing next to a little bench where Bonnie sets ground falls from her Bartlett pear tree, and she was enjoying her juicy pear so much that Bonnie decided to take a photo. A moment later, she noticed one of Faith’s minion toys was nestled among the pears. Faith is the daughter of Alicia and Dain Schroeder of Quincy.

Meeting notices

Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington

Photos of Vietnam casualties from NCW sought for tribute

NCW — The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., lists the names of 58,286 servicemen and servicewomen who died in the war. Now there’s an effort to put a face and story to each name on the wall, including those from North Central Washington.

Lions club sponsoring harvest maze

QUINCY — The Quincy Valley Lions club has organized a harvest maze and pumpkin patch on Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 26. The maze is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.