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The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction has announced the Call of Election Notice for Educational Service District 112 (ESD) Board of Directors. The election will fill positions 1, 2, 3, 5 and 7 for a four-year term on the ESD 112 Board for beginning January 2016 through January 2020. Declaration of Candidacy forms for the position may be obtained from the Administrative Resource Office, Old Capitol Building, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA, 98504-7200 (360-725-6132/Fax:360-753-4201) or Educational Service District 112-Attention: Terri Tangalin-Piedra, Administrative Assistant to the Board of Directors, 2500 NE 65th Ave., Vancouver, WA, 98661 (360-952-3317/Fax:360-750-9706).
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’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.
On First Friday, Sept. 4, Art on the Boulevard opens up a new show featuring Fay Kahn, MaryJane Larson and Denise McFadden. “Watermarks” showcases the unique watercolor styles of all three of these artists. Its a beautiful show featuring a diverse range of subject matter.
To preview all 43 paintings in the show, visit www.artontheboulevard.org and click on “Upcoming Events,” then click on “Visit the Exhibition.”
The opening reception is Sept. 4, from 5 to 9 p.m.. Visitors can and enjoy some complimentary light refreshments and visit with the three artists. To see a complete list of happenings for First Friday, find the Vancouver’s Downtown Association’s September Hotsheet, here.