Back Issues: August 8, 2017

Maddogs hosts fundraiser for Vancouver Parks and Recreation this afternoon

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Maddogs Gourmet Hot Dogs in east Vancouver is hosting a fundraiser for Vancouver Parks and Recreation this afternon, Aug. 9. Diners that tell the cashier they are there for the fundraiser will see 20 percent of the purchase donated to the nonprofit. The fundraiser is from 4 to 8 p.m. Maddogs is located at 1900 NE 162nd Ave., Suite D114 in Vancouver.

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Free Clinic receives $18,000 grant

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
The Free Clinic of Southwest Washington has received an $18,000 grant from the Mason E. Nolan Charitable Fund of the Community Foundation for Southwest Washington. The gift will help fund medical supplies and operations for the clinic’s urgent care services. “We greatly appreciate this gift,” says Free Clinic Executive Director Barbe West. “Without our urgent care services, many Free Clinic patients would end up in a hospital emergency room when their conditions become acute and where services are far more expensive.”
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Training for Vancouver school leaders propels digital education forward

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Vancouver Public Schools (VPS) has been recognized as a national District of Distinction for its efforts to empower school-level leaders. VPS was one of 54 school districts honored by District Administration magazine in July 2017 for successful school improvement initiatives that can be replicated by other educational organizations. This is the third time that VPS has been named a District of Distinction. It also was recognized in November 2014 for its Family-Community Resource Centers and in November 2015 for Vancouver iTech Preparatory.

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Employers sought for WSU Vancouver’s Fall Career & Internship Fair

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

WSU Vancouver will hold its Fall Career & Internship Fair in October. The fair provides an opportunity for local businesses to meet WSU Vancouver students and alumni to discuss career and internship possibilities.

Each day highlights a different industry. Tuesday, Oct. 17 will feature general business; Wednesday, Oct. 18 will have a focus on engineering and computer science. Last year, more than 80 employer organizations attended. The fair is from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Firstenberg Student Commons both days.

Registration entitles employers to use of a six-foot display table, fair entrance for two representatives, two parking permits and access to the Employer Lounge, where snacks and beverages will be provided. Cost to register is $200 for for-profit; $150 for government; and $75 for nonprofit organizations. Register online at bit.ly/CareerFairFall17. For more information, contact Career Services at van.career@wsu.edu or 360-546-9155.

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