Back Issues: May 11, 2017

Clark County Republican Women’s Dinner May 19

Thursday, May 11, 2017

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UnknownClark County Republican Women (CCRW) invite the general public to attend the next dinner meeting on Friday, May 19, at Club Green Meadows. The event begins with a 6 p.m. social followed by a dinner and presentation at 6:40 p.m. Featured keynote speaker is Tiffany Couch, CPA/CFF, CFE, Founder and Principal Acuity Forensics.

Couch will present “The Cost of Public Corruption – What Every Voter Should Know.” Immediately following the presentation, a book signing event will be held for Couch’s new book, The Thief in Your Company.

Admission cost for CCRW members is $24, non-members pay $30. Advanced reservations are required and can be done online at ClarkCountyRepublicanWomen.org. For more information, email CCRWClubInfo@gmail.com or call 360-600-6668. Annual membership in CCRW is just $35. Members also receive automatic membership enrollment in the Washington Federation of Republican Women and the National Federation of Republican Women.

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Kaiser Permanente Northwest awards $535,000 in scholarships, promotes economic opportunities and diversified health care workforce

Thursday, May 11, 2017

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Kaiser Permanente Northwest has awarded more than a half million dollars ($535,000) in college scholarships to 166 diverse students in Oregon and Washington through its Health Care Career Scholarship Program. Scholarships were awarded to 141 high school seniors from 133 eligible public high schools in Kaiser Permanente Northwest service area, which spans from Longview to Eugene.

Recipients of the scholarship receive more than financial assistance. Kaiser Permanente also connects recipients throughout college with professional development and career learning opportunities such as free resume and interview workshops, paid internships, and volunteering opportunities to support their persistence to degree completion and readiness to enter the health care field.

For the second year in a row, more than one third of the scholarship recipients are Latino. In fact, three quarters of scholarship recipients hail from diverse backgrounds, reflecting the region’s diversity across race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, and abilities. Plus, more than half of the recipients are bilingual, representing in total at least 19 different languages.

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Southwest Washington Wind Symphony presents “Spring Song” May 14

Thursday, May 11, 2017

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The Southwest Washington Wind Symphony welcomes Pat Vandehey, director of bands at George Fox University, to conduct a program entitled Spring SongThis concert celebrates the arrival of spring with animated dances, Latin themes, and a musical tribute to the city of Paris by contemporary composers.

The performance will be at the Union High School Performing Arts Center on Sunday, May 14, at 3 p.m. Musical selections include Danzon #2 by Arturo Marquez, Firefly by Ryan George, Paris Sketches by Martin Ellerby, and more. Spring Song marks the conclusion of the wind symphony’s 12th season.

The SW Washington Wind Symphony is a 55 musician, professional quality concert band. All SW Washington Wind Symphony concerts are free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.swwindsymphony.org

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Candidate filing period & online candidate filing

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Clark-County-LogoThe official candidate filing period for 2017 is rapidly approaching. The in-person period to file a declaration of candidacy will begin at 8 a.m., Monday, May 15 and run through 5 p.m., Friday, May 19. Candidates wishing to file for office in person may do so at the Clark County Elections Office, 1408 Franklin Street, Vancouver. Filing fees may be paid by cash or check only when filing in person. Filing can also be done online at clarkvotes.org from 9 a.m., May 15 through 4 p.m., May 19. A complete list of offices open for election and applicable filing fees is available at the Elections Office located at 1408 Franklin Street, or online at clark.wa.gov/elections/candidates. This year’s primary will be held on Aug. 1. The general election will be held on Nov. 7.

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