Back Issues: March 13, 2017
Veterans and their family members are invited to a town hall and claims clinic on Monday, March 20. Beginning at 5 p.m., veterans can meet one-on-one with a Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) claims specialist regarding their claims or to a VA Portland Health Care System (VAPORHCS) Patient Advocate about any specific health care related issue or concern. The Director of VAPORHCS and the VBA Portland Regional Office will start the Town Hall at 6 p.m., where they will share information and provide plenty of time to address questions from attendees. The event will be broadcast on Facebook Live on the VAPORHCS Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/vaportland/.
The Neighborhood Associations Council of Clark County (NACCC) will meet tonight Monday, Mar. 13, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., in the Public Works Operations Center Conference Room, 4700 NE 78th St., Vancouver. Guest speakers are new Clark County Councilors John Blom and Eileen Quiring. CVTV will be taping segments of the event. The NACCC provides a forum for neighborhood association leaders and members from across the county to share issues of common interest and gain from each other’s experiences. The event is free and open to the public, and no registration is required. For more information, contact Doug Ballou at 360-573-3314 or email@example.com.
Reprise, a focused, creative and collegial choir made up of high caliber musicians, will present debut concerts at the end of March. The group was formed by Janet Reiter and April Duvic, who are both well-known in the Vancouver artistic community. From 2007-2013 they worked together as co-directors of the Clark College Chorale.
The concert, “Unforgettable,” includes jazz pieces including, Pure Imagination, Hallelujah, and Unforgettable, Renaissance Romantic Period classics, as well as Lullaby by Daniel Elder, In Remembrance by David N. Childs, and Tyger, Tyger by Reginald Unterseher. The program is rounded out with works by contemporary choral composers and the rousing gospel piece, I Sing Because I’m Happy.
The concerts are 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Mar. 25, at Faith Baptist Church in Hazel Dell; and 4 p.m., Sunday, Mar. 26, at St. John Presbyterian Church in Camas. Admission is free, but donations will be warmly received at the door. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Bone Builders and Bone Breakers,” a free one-hour health and wellness class presented by Natural Grocers, is set for 5:45 p.m., today, Tuesday, March 14. Simply drinking milk is not enough to keep bones healthy. Perhaps that’s why 10 million Americans have osteoporosis. Bones are living tissue that respond to bone building care throughout life. Hannah Stipek, nutritional health coach, will offer tips to support lifelong bone health and how to get all the nutrients bones need. Admission is free and no registration is necessary. The class is at 7604 NE 5th Ave. in Vancouver. To learn more, click here.