Back Issues: February 23rd, 2017

First Thursday at CCHM: Women in Historic Preservation Mar. 2

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017


The Clark County Historical Museum invites the public to a panel discussion featuring several women involved in historic preservation on Thursday, Mar. 2. Panelists will discuss their experience and projects, the work they’ve done in the community, and some of the women who have inspired them.

This panel will kick off the museum’s monthly First Thursday Lecture Series for 2017 and is celebrating Women’s History Month. The museum will be open at 6 p.m. just for this event. The galleries will be closed in anticipation of a Grand Reopening Celebration on Saturday, March 4.

Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, $3 for children under 18, and free with a museum membership. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and the discussion will start at 7 p.m. For more event information and questions, contact the museum at or by phone at 360-993-5679.

Woodland High School SkillsUSA team organizes record food drive

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESThis year, the Woodland High School SkillsUSA team organized a food drive for the Woodland Action Center food bank raising a record 850 items. SkillsUSA is an extracurricular program and club for high school students offering the opportunity to compete in 100 different events. Events focus on personal skills, technical skills, and workplace skills including computer and technology literacy; service orientation; professional development; public speaking; culinary competitions, and many more. Students interested in joining SkillsUSA can attend any of the meetings which take place on Thursdays during the Advisory Period at Woodland High School, or contact Kimberly Miller via email at

County seeks spay/neuter assistance grant applications

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

12kittensClark County’s Animal Protection and Control Advisory Board is accepting grant applications from local organizations with programs dedicated to spaying and neutering animals. For the past 17 years, Clark County and Vancouver have provided $15,000 annually for grants to applicants in the city and unincorporated area of the county. “Spay and neuter programs help all of us by reducing the number of animals that end up abandoned or at a shelter,” says Paul Scarpelli, Animal Control manager. “Altering your pet has proven to be healthier for the pet, as well as the community.” Groups seeking grants can find application information at or by contacting Adrienne Powers at 360-397-2375 ext. 5852 or Application deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, April 14.

Home With Heroes fundraiser Mar. 2

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

home-with-heroes-logo-1024-lgColumbia Credit Union will present the 2017 Home With Heroes Banquet on Thursday, Mar. 2, at the Historic Hanger at Pearson Airfield. The event features music, film from 2016, and dinner catered by Beaches Restaurants. Home with Heroes is a non-profit organization that gives thanks to veterans and provides them with outdoor activities, such as fishing trips, where they can also enjoy the company of others. Tickets are $125 per person. Tables of eight are available for $1,000 and include a special raffle. For more information and to register, visit