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Meeting notices

Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington

College Life

News of college students throughout North Central Washington

AARP Smart Driver classes for mature drivers

WENATCHEE — The AARP eight-hour Smart Driver course is designed to help drivers 55 and older to boost safety awareness, refresh and improve driving skills, minimize crash risk, increase confidence, prolong mobility and maintain independence.

July is Ultraviolet Safety Month

WENATCHEE — Erin Cass, executive director of Wellness Place, has announced that they are participating in UV Safety Month in an effort to help raise awareness about the risks of sun damage and invites everyone to take action to prevent skin cancer and reduce the risk of UV damage.

Breast Cancer Awareness Walk fundraisers

WENATCHEE — Menda Folden and her sister Alicia Lindsey, both of Wenatchee, will hold three fundraiser events for the Susan G. Koman Breast Cancer Awareness Walk Sept. 19-21 in Seattle. To be eligible to walk in the event, the sisters must raise a minimum of $2,300 prior to the event. The fundraisers are:

Hickman — 60th

Gerald and Liane Hickman of East Wenatchee will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary during a finger food potluck at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Calvary Bible Church, 605 First St. in Wenatchee. The potluck will be followed by a reception from 1:30 to 4 p.m. at the Church. The family requests no gifts.


Birth announcements throughout North Central Washington

Gorges, Warner

Madeleine Warner and Jeffrey Gorges exchanged wedding vows May 24 at the First United Methodist Church in Wenatchee. The Rev. Dr. Robert Brizee officiated. A reception was held at the Wenatchee Golf & Country Club.

Reader scrapbook

Who wants to show off their little darlings to the world? If you or your family have photos as cute as this one of Skyler Johnson from Wenatchee, then send them in. We’re looking for photos of cute kids and pets that have been taken within the past year to include in our Reader Scrapbook series. Photo subjects and/or photographers must live in the World’s circulation area: Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties and the western part of Grant County, including Quincy, Ephrata, Soap Lake and George. Send photos by email ...

Wenatchee Football Club to host camp

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Football Club will host the “Future Champs Football Camp” July 14-17 at the Wenatchee High School football field. Camp is open to students second through eighth grade and starts at 5 p.m. each evening.

Serving the Nation

BANGOR — Lt. Anthony Imperato, a training officer and 1999 Wenatchee High School graduate, is serving with Navy Operational Support Center Kitsap in the U.S. Navy.

Five generations

Five generations recently gathered at the Wenatchee home of Elma Sprietsma. From left to right, they are, Karen Engley of Dryden, great-grandmother, holding Saraine Granger of Orondo; Danielle Breckenridge of Brewster, grandmother; Elma Sprietsma of Wenatchee, great-great-grandmother; and Angela Granger of Orondo, mother, holding baby Drizzt Granger.

Meeting notices

Meetings scheduled throughout North Central Washington

Salmon Festival announces poster contest winners

LEAVENWORTH — This year’s Wenatchee River Salmon Festival Poster grand prize winner is Macy Fowler, a third-grade student from John Newbery Elementary School in Wenatchee. Fowler’s poster is now the “O-FISH-al” festival publicity poster and is featured throughout the region in announcements for the 24th Wenatchee River Salmon Festival.

Low, Beckmann

Chelsea Catherine Low and Jordan James Beckmann, both of Cashmere, have announced their engagement.


Birth announcements from throughout North Central Washington