Habitat’s annual “Raising the Roof” benefit breakfast Sept. 9
by DIwpBacon on September 1, 2015
It is not too late to join Evergreen Habitat for Humanity (Habitat) at its eleventh annual “Raising the Roof” benefit breakfast at 7:30 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 9, at the Hilton, 301 W Sixth St. in Vancouver. This hour long program is a chance to hear what Habitat will be working on in the upcoming year and hear directly from families on how our program has changed their lives. Additionally, Habitat will honor its annual award recipients:
Ray Johnson Award: Linda Reid
Volunteer of the Year Award: Dennis Mathews
Community Partner of the Year Award: Community Foundation for Southwest Washington.
Jim Mains and Gary Bock are the emcees and Carla Feltz, Family Community Resource and Engagement Coordinator at Washington Elementary, is the keynote speaker. For more information on the breakfast and to RSVP, contact Melissa at 360-737-1759 or email@example.com.
An evening with Jack Graves for First Thursday September 3
Posted September 1st, 2015
The Clark County Historical Museum’s First Thursday event this Thursday, Sept. 3, hosts a town hall style discussion with Jack Graves, chief cultural officer of Burgerville. Find out how Burgerville not only has served up fast food throughout its history but has made sustainable business practices a significant part of their brand.
Doors open at 5 p.m., and the lecture starts at 7 p.m. Visitors are invited to come early to explore the museum’s associated exhibit Food for Thought: Clark County’s Food History, which features artifacts, documents and images from our collection that illustrates the shifting landscape of food in the region.
Price: Admission is $4 for adults, $3 for seniors, $2 for children under 18, and free with a museum membership. For more information, visit www.cchmuseum.org, call 360-993-5679, by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Clark County recovery forum Sept. 5 at Clark College
Posted September 1st, 2015
Clark County’s Substance Abuse Advisory Board (SAAB) will host the Clark County Recovery Forum on Saturday, Sept. 5, at Gaiser Hall, Clark College, 1933 Fort Vancouver Way. The event marks National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month. A free barbecue dinner starts at 4:30 p.m. or while supplies last, and the forum runs from 6 to 8 p.m.
This year’s theme is Join the Voices of Recovery! Visible, Vocal, Valuable! The event celebrates Clark County residents who have been affected by addiction and made steps toward long-term recovery. Three local people will share their stories of recovery in hopes of encouraging others.
The forum is an opportunity to learn about the realities and challenges of helping another person into the recovery process and the local resources that make recovery possible. Board of County Councilors Chair David Madore will read the Clark County proclamation for Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month.
Chris Attaway, Dallas Wyatt and the Heathman Lodge will be honored with appreciation awards in recognition of their generosity, compassion and dedication to improving the lives of people in recovery. To attend, contact Cyndi Smith 360-397-2075 ext. 7835 or email@example.com.