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JWG students earn awards at conference

GRAND MOUND — Five students from the Jobs for Washington’s Graduates Association (JWG) of Wenatchee Valley Technical Skills Center earned 12 awards at a JWG Student Leadership conference held March 5 in Grand Mound.

CFCS benefit dinner a great success

WENATCHEE — The 2014 Catholic Family & Child Service (CFCS) handed out two awards at its Annual Benefit Dinner and Dessert Dash March 15 at Kuykendall Hall at St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Novice debaters place at state tourney

TACOMA — The Wenatchee High School Speech and Debate Team had a strong showing at the state Speech and Debate Championship March 21 at the University of Puget Sound.

Chelan FFA students earn awards

WENATCHEE — Chelan FFA students recently earned awards at the Sub-District Leadership Career Development contest in Wenatchee.

Students named to 2014 All-Washington Academic Team

WENATCHEE — Wenatchee Valley College student Nicole Shermer and WVC at Omak student Bill Taft were recently named to the All-Washington Academic Team and were recognized at a ceremony in Olympia.

Plaza Super Jet customers raise money for MDA

WENATCHEE — Plaza Super Jet store customers raised $3,390 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association through the purchase of shamrocks in February and early March. This was nearly twice the amount raised at the store last year for MDA.

Wenatchee DECA advances to international competition

BELLEVUE — Forty-four Wenatchee High School DECA students competed at the State Career Development Conference, held March 6-8 at the Bellevue Meydenbauer Center. More than 3,600 high school students competed for a chance to qualify to the International Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Atlanta by placing in the top seven out of 70 in their competitive event. Wenatchee earned 13 qualifying spots to ICDC in May:

Zinka, Wicheta

Elizabeth Kelley Wicheta and Timothy Charles Zinka exchanged wedding vows Aug. 17 at Ohme Gardens.


Birth announcements throughout North Central Washington

Wylet — 68th

Dale and Arla Wylet of Wenatchee celebrated their 68th wedding anniversary Friday.

Breen, Garrett

Lauren Breen and Jeremy Garrett, both of Richland, have announced their engagement.

Pet of the Week: Get to know Gizmo

Gizmo’s a charming, playful fellow who longs to bond with a new forever friend, say officials at the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society.

Tell us about your summer activities for kids

What’s available this summer for NCW kids to do? If your nonprofit organization, school or church offers recreation, classes or a camp for school-age kids, tell us about it. We’ll include it in a preview of summer activities in the May 16 Neighbors section.

College life

News of college students throughout North Central Washington

Reader scrapbook

Eighteen-month-old Aaliyah Wright is all bundled up and ready to play.

Meeting notices

Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington