The staff at Cordell Neher & Company PLLC closed its office doors on June 3 and got its collective hands dirty helping the Wenatchee Valley Humane Society get its new facility ready for opening. The accounting firm’s staff spent the day pulling weeds, digging trenches, setting up irrigation lines, spreading bark, moving topsoil and other landscaping projects. The firm’s community service day is an annual tradition that dates back to 1988.
Deanna Newton created a quilt — Chittim Valor — to honor the men in her family who served in the military. She is seen here with with her father Charles Chittim Sr. (World War II), her brother Charles Chittim Jr. (Vietnam) and her nephew Charles Chittim III (Iraq). It took Newton 10 months to make the quilt. She displayed it at Colonial Vista, where her father lives.