Back Issues: November 1, 2017

City of Battle Ground hosts Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 10

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

The City of Battle Ground will commemorate Veterans Day with a ceremony held at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 10, at the Battle Ground Community Center, 912 E Main St. in Battle Ground.

Battle Ground Mayor Philip Johnson, U.S. Army (Retired), will lead the ceremony and he invites the community to gather with him to honor all who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces and to remember thirty-one honored veterans, local servicemen who died in service to the country.

The ceremony will include a flag presentation by Boy Scout Troop 441 of the Cascade Pacific Council, a recital of “In Flanders Field,” a formal recognition of veterans, and a reading of the names–remembering the thirty-one local sons who died serving and whose names are engraved on the wall of the Battle Ground Veterans Memorial. The ceremony will conclude with the playing of Taps by Chief Warrant Officer Al Pefley, Commander of the 204th Army Band.

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Taste of Travel event at Marshall Community Center Nov. 9

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Wanderers at heart are invited to join Walking Adventures International for a Taste of Travel Event at the Marshall Community Center on Nov. 9. Highlights include tips and tricks for packing for adventure, travel gear give-aways and prizes, tips for keeping limber, a brief overview of 2018 tours, 2019 tour announcements and more. Early bird discounts available for 2018 or 2019 tours.

Walking Adventures International (WAI) is a family-owned travel planner and tour operator offering travel programs on all seven continents. Programs are based primarily upon the combination of walking and motorcoach travel. A growing percentage of programs include train travel and river cruising. Each trip is led by two WAI guides who are familiar with the itinerary and walk routes.

The event is from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and attendees can stay for as little or as long as they like. Admission is free, but space is limited. To learn more and to register, visit walkingadventures.com.

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Clark County Open Studios kicks off fifth anniversary with First Friday celebration Nov. 3

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

A preview exhibit and artists’ reception for Clark County Open Studios will be held First Friday, Nov. 3, from 5 to 9 p.m., at Vancouver’s newest contemporary art space, the CAVE at 108 E Evergreen Blvd. in downtown Vancouver. Open to the public, this special event celebrates the tour’s fifth anniversary and shares the diverse works of 53 local artists whose studios can be visited on the countywide tour the following week.

Artist Chris Bidleman‘s Upfront Band will provide music and Trusty Brewery will be pouring tastes of their award winning brews. A portion of revenue from art sales during the preview show will go to the nonprofit Arts of Clark County. The exhibition will remain at the CAVE through the month of November.

The tour itself takes place on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 11 and 12, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fifty different artist studios across Clark County will be participating. The event is a once-a-year opportunity to meet local artists in their native habitat, sharing how, why and where art is created. Visitors can learn first-hand about techniques in painting, printmaking, sculpture, glass, ceramic, jewelry, fiber arts, and photography.  Learn more at http://www.ccopenstudios.org.

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Local chiropractor named Chiropractor of the Year

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Dr. Paul Reed of Bridge Chiropractic in Vancouver, has been named Chiropractor of the Year by the Washington State Chiropractic AssociationReed attended Mountain View High School and graduated from WSU Vancouver. He opened his practice in 1998. Reed launched ChrioFest in 2009, an annual gathering held in Vancouver where those in the chiropractic profession can share, inspire and rejuvinate. He has served on the Board of Regents for Life West Chiropractic College, and currently serves on the Washington State Chiropractic Association Board. In 2013, Reed was recognized for his contribution and commitment to the Chiropractic profession by being elected into the prestigious Chiropractic Knights of the Round Table organization.

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