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City looking for the perfect Christmas tree

EAST WENATCHEE — The City of East Wenatchee is in need of a Christmas tree to place in front of city hall for the winter holiday season. Specifically, they are looking for a blue spruce or fir tree that is 30 to 40 feet high, preferably located in the East Wenatchee/Douglas County area.

Hope Project to hold fundraiser for Ebola

LEAVENWORTH — Washington-based nonprofit The Hope Project will host a free fundraiser from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Cashmere Riverside Center.

Take A Kid Mountain Biking Day

CHELAN — The International Mountain Bicycling Association, The Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance and the U.S. Forest Service will hold a kids’ mountain biking day beginning at 1 p.m. Sunday on the trails at Echo Ridge.

Hospital guild donates equipment

CHELAN — The Lake Chelan Community Hospital Guild E donated $2,000 to buy equipment for the hospital that can be used to improve brain function.

O’Dell, Holcomb

Amber Marie Holcomb and Scott Michael O’Dell exchanged wedding vows May 19 on the beach at the Majestic Colonial Resort in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. The Rev. Rick York officiated.

Reader scrapbook

One-year-old Brooklyn Rumsey and 3-year-old Maya, a black labrador, are the best of friends. Here, they enjoy the view from the window together. Her great-grandparents, Dale and Rose Young of East Wenatchee, were visiting Brooklyn and her parents, Brad and Joelle Rumsey, in Spokane.

Pet of the Week: Gypsy will steal your heart

Gypsy is a sweet, affectionate girl with lots of spirit, say officials at the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society. She is a tan and white 3-year-old shepherd-terrier/pit bull mix and weighs 55 pounds.

Meeting notices

Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington

FIDO Pack Walk Saturday morning

WENATCHEE — The next FIDO Pack Walk will depart from Pybus Public Market’s back parking lot (across from the boat-launch area) at 9 a.m. Saturday.

Elijah Sullivan’s Court of Honor Saturday

WENATCHEE — Elijah Sullivan of Wenatchee will receive his Eagle Award during a Court of Honor at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Wenatchee Valley Praise Center, 435 S. Mission St.

Jeffris, Schmidt

Rebecca Schmidt and Dennis Jeffris were married Aug. 16 at Hampton Hideaway in Wenatchee before Marcus Jaffe.

Warren, Skagen

Elise Warren and David Skagen, both of Wenatchee, have announced their engagement.