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Stratford, Dahlke

Heidi Dahlke and Edward Stratford were married Aug. 8 at Carrie Blake Park in Sequim before the Rev. Glen Douglas.

Reader scrapbook

A group of girls gathered at the Waters family home for an end-of-summer party in May 2010 to celebrate the start of seventh grade, and the over-eager family pooch wanted in on it. “ ‘One, two, three’ was meant for the girls to know when the picture would be taken, but Tucker, our two-year-old lab, thought it meant for him to jump,” says Natalie Waters. From top, the girls are Mia White, Sarah Kneadler, Betsy Arlt, Marissa Parks, Hannah Waters (Natalie’s daughter) and Aja Silliman.

Meeting notices

Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington

Pet of the Week: Em-J is a sweetie

Em-J is a sweet little girl who is very social, say the folks over at the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society. She is a 4-month-old black and brown short hair domestic mix. Em-J loves lots of attention and she will nuzzle and purr her approval. At her foster home, she lived indoors and was litter box trained. She has also been around dogs. Em-J longs for some quality snuggle time with a new forever friend.

FIDO Pack Walk em-barks from Pybus Saturday

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee FIDO (Friends Improving Dog Opportunities) will hold a Pack Walk at 9 a.m. Saturday. All dogs and their people are invited to meet in the parking lot behind Pybus Public Market.

Seagoing Cowboys presentations to be held

TONASKET — The Okanogan County Historical Society will sponsor three presentations on a group called the Seagoing Cowboys, who volunteered to take cattle and horses to war-torn countries after WWII from 1945 to 1947. Seven thousand U.S. men and boys took part; 29 from Washington State and 14 from Okanogan County.

Similkameen Sunday celebration Sept. 21

TONASKET — A celebration honoring the culture, spirit and resources of the Similkameen River will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Community Cultural Center of Tonasket, 411 Western Ave.

Lions clubs to hold ‘Putting for Sight and Hearing’ event

DESERT CANYON — The Wenatchee Valley Lions and Greater Wenatchee Sunrise Lions clubs will hold their 18th annual “Putting for Sight and Hearing” tournament Sept. 13 at the Desert Canyon professional putting course north of Orondo.

WVHS to host ‘Pearls and Paws’ fundraiser

CHELAN — The Wenatchee Valley Humane Society (WVHS) will host “Pearls and Paws — A Humane Affair” from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19 at Tsillan Cellars at Lake Chelan.

College life

News of college students throughout North Central Washington

Births

Birth announcements from throughout North Central Washington
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Liebing — 50th

Stanley and Lee Liebing of Wenatchee will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a trip to Hawaii.
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Stueckle — 60th

The Rev. Norman and Carol Stueckle of Wenatchee celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary during a reception July 20 at the Wenatchee Church of the Nazarene.

Community Foundation awards $469,000 in scholarships

WENATCHEE — The Community Foundation of NCW has awarded $469,000 in scholarships to students across North Central Washington — the most ever awarded by the foundation. The foundation received 1,466 applications, another record amount, with 249 students receiving one or more awards.

SAGE collecting used shoes to donate to Haiti, Ghana

WENATCHEE — SAGE (Safety, Advocacy, Growth and Empowerment) a local crime victims’ service center, is hoping to collect 300 bags with 25 pairs of gently used shoes in each. The shoes will be used to create a “shoe rehab” micro-businesses in underdeveloped countries like Haiti and Ghana. With the shoe donation, the agency will receive $3,000 to help local victims of crime.

CASA will hold open house Sept. 4

WENATCHEE — The Chelan-Douglas Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) has planned a community open house from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 4 at Chelan County PUD, 327 N. Wenatchee Ave.

Back-to-school clothing giveaway Saturday

WENATCHEE — Serve Wenatchee Valley will hold a back-to-school clothing giveaway from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Saddlerock Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 1400 S. Miller St. Children grades K through 8 who live in Chelan or Douglas county are eligible to receive new jeans, tops, shoes, socks and can also shop gently-used clothing. Haircuts will also be provided.

Leavenworth Lions craft fair

LEAVENWORTH — The Leavenworth Lions Club will hold a craft fair from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 30 at Lions Club Park.