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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.

College life: Wenatchee Valley College

The following students have been named to Wenatchee Valley College’s spring quarter 2014 Dean’s List for earning grade point averages of 3.5-3.99 in 12 or more college-level graded credits.

Meeting notices

Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington
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Reader scrapbook

Pirate princess Malina Johnson and her first mate, Candie, stop for a quick, “hardy” lunch before continuing on with their adventures. Malina, 6, is the granddaughter of Hal and Jean Turner of Cashmere, and resides with her parents Mike and Samantha Johnson in Portland, Ore. Grandma Jean captured this moment during a recent visit to Portland.
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Graybill—60th

David and Ellen Graybill will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary during a reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Colonial Vista II, 625 Okanogan Ave.
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Sanders, Komm

Brittany Komm and Ryan Sanders exchanged wedding vows May 17 at Ohme Gardens before Shealyn Hansen.
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Weil—50th

Don and Nancy Weil of Quincy will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday with a family gathering.

Troxler—65th

Johnnie and Marjorie Troxler of Wenatchee will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary during a picnic from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at Washington Park.
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Bastardo, Reed

Amanda Bastardo and Benjamin Reed, both of Mystic, Conn., have announced their engagement.
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Reader scrapbook

Doug and Cathy Johnson of Wenatchee recently traveled to Portland to visit their daughter and son-in-law, Christina and Andy Garber, and granddaughter Sunny. Two-year-old Sunny loves flowers. Cathy captured this photo of Sunny holding a freshly-picked bloom while sitting in a field of wildflowers.

Classes

Classes scheduled throughout North Central Washington

Meeting notices

Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington
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Chelan FFA’s Rodriguez honored by White House

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The White House and the U.S. Department of Agriculture honored 15 “Champions of Change” leaders from across the country July 29, including Jesus Rodriguez, a 2014 Chelan High School graduate. The recognized leaders are doing extraordinary things to build a foundation for the next generation of farming and ranching.