News Briefs

Nursing Assistant Training Class

TONASKET – Is your goal a desire to change or prepare for a new career? Now is your opportunity, apply today for the Nursing Assistant Training Class offered by North Valley Hospital – Extended Care.

The class is scheduled to begin Oct. 2012 and completing in November, leading to employment opportunities in the Extended Care. Pick up an application at North Valley Hospital’s Human Resource Office and return it by Friday, Sept. 28.

For more information about this state approved course call the Extended Care at (509) 486-3110 or Dixie Brown, instructor, at (509) 486-2151 ext. 353.

Annual Apple Pie Fundraiser

OROVILLE – The Fifth Annual Apple Pie Fundraiser at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church is under way. Order your freshly made apple pies by Wednesday, Oct. 10. Pies will be ready to pick up on Monday, Oct. 15.

Part of the proceeds will be donated back to the community. Order as many as you like, they freeze well and you bake them when you’re ready. To place your order call (509) 476-3819.

Seattle Children’s Hospital Project

LOOMIS – The Whitestone Guild of the Seattle Children’s Hospital, from the Tonasket-Loomis area, has been serving the children’s hospital for 57 years.

The latest project for the Whitestone Guild is to provide the families of children who are fatally ill, as a memorial to them, a large glass ball Christmas ornament, which are then decorated with the hand/foot prints of the child.

Anyone who would like to help with this project may send contributions to Whitestone Guild, c/o Elfreda Holmes, 84B Holmes Rd., Tonasket, WA 98855. Any contribution is appreciated.