Community Bulletin Board 5

Local food banks

OROVILLE – The Oroville food bank operates every Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., excluding holidays, in the basement of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. For more information, call Jeff Austin at 476-3978 or Jessica Lakey at 476-3817.

TONASKET – The Tonasket food bank operates every Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at 300 S. Whitcomb Ave. Drop-offs can be made at Tonasket Tavern. For more information, call Jack Gavin at 486-2480 or Debby Curren at 486-2459.

Fundraiser Auction

TONASKET – Bobbie Jo Vergon will be donating 4 ft. of hair to “Locks of Love” on Nov. 3, 2007 at the Tonasket Eagles. A raffle will be held to see who gets the honor of shaving her hair; tickets will cost just $5 each. A dinner and auction will also be held the same evening and all proceeds will benefit “Locks of Love”. For more information call (509) 422-1295.

Veteran’s Day Assembly

TONASKET – In honor of Veteran’s Day, the Tonasket High School ASB will host a Veteran’s Day Assembly on Friday, Nov. 9 in the high school commons from 8:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Community members are welcome to attend and celebrate America’s Veterans.

Child Development Board Meeting

OMAK – The Okanogan County Child Development Association will hold its monthly Board Meeting on Nov. 14 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 631 W. Ridge Dr., in Omak. This meeting is open to the public and any interested parties are welcome to attend.

Relay For Life

OKANOGAN – The American Cancer Society of Okanogan Relay for Life will hold it’s 2nd Annual Kick-Off Party on Nov. 7 at 7 p.m. at the Okanogan High School auditorium. All are invited to attend and teams will receive discounted registration on this night. For more information contact Charleen Groomes at (509) 422-4006.

Christmas Bazaar

OROVILLE – The Oroville United Methodist women will have their annual Christmas Bazaar and Spaghetti lunch on Saturday, Nov. 2. Doors for the bazaar open at 10 a.m. and close at 3 p.m. Lunch will be served featuring “Ralph’s Famous Spaghetti” from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The church is located at 9th and Fir St.

Dinner Auction

OROVILLE – The Oroville Booster Club Dinner Auction is being held on Saturday, Nov. 3 at Yo Yo’s Restaurant. Tickets are $18.50 per person. Seating is limited so get your ticket today at Yo Yo’s, the Liquor Store, Sheila’s Shoppe or by calling Deanna at 485-3532. Enjoy a delicious meal, great entertainment and a worthy cause.

First Aid/ CPR Class

OROVILLE – First Aid and CPR class will be held on Nov. 5, 7 and 8, 2007 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in the Oroville Grade School library. Bring a pillow the first night. For more information call Ben Hylton at (509) 223-3412, leave message.

Membership Meeting

OROVILLE – The Lake Osoyoos Association, in Oroville, will hold a membership meeting on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 7 p.m. at The Depot in Oroville to elect officers and hear Mark Peterschmidt, of the Washington Department of Ecology, talk about water testing on Lake Osoyoos. Membership is $25 per family or $15 per person. For more information email or call 476-3437.

Christmas Bazaar

CHESAW – Knob Hill Home Economics Club of Chesaw is holding their annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Browse goods from homemade items to jewelry and dried flowers. Vendors are welcome, however, we cannot permit outside food and beverages. The Country Kitchen will be open for food, drinks and baked goods. Tables are available for $10. Contact Marianne Knight at 485-2103 or Vera Stockwell at 485-3068.

Driver Safety Program

OMAK – An AARP Driving Safety Class, formally 55 Alive Driving Class, for Seniors 50 years old and older available Nov. 7 and Nov. 8 from noon to 4 p.m. each day at the Omak Senior Center, 215 Juniper. Cost is $10, which you will be able to re-coup by a discount in your auto insurance premium. Registration is at the Omak Senior Center.

May Festival Royalty Applications

OROVILLE – Applications for 2008 May Festival Royalty are now available in the Oroville High School office. Royalty is open to any Junior (11th Grade) female, attending Oroville High School or living in Oroville School District. Application deadline is Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 4 p.m. For more information call Shay Shaw at 476-3161.

Solid Waste Advisory Meeting

OKANOGAN – A Solid Waste Advisory Committee meeting will be held on Monday, Nov. 5 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and will meet in the Health Department Conference room at the Public Services Building, 1234 2nd Ave. S., Okanogan.

Free training on guardianship

OMAK – Parent to Parent and the family support team invite professionals working with adults who have developmental disabilities to a free training on Guardianship and less restrictive alternatives on Tuesday, Nov. 13 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at 1007 Koala Dr., Omak at Okanogan Behavioral Healthcare and Medical Clinic. Call 826-8496 to RSVP.

Musical Memorial

OROVILLE – A Musical Memorial will be held for friends and acquaintances of Lynn Rainsberry at the American Legion Hall on Friday, Nov. 2 at 6:30 p.m. to remember Lynn and his love for music, golf, Oroville and friends. All are welcome to attend.

Pre-Christmas Auction

TONASKET – The Whitestone/ Ellisforde Church of the Brethren Women’s Fellowship will hold their annual Pre-Christmas auction at the Whitestone Church, 577 Loomis/ Oroville Hwy, Tonasket on Friday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. Doors will open for viewing at 6 p.m. Proceeds from the sale will benefit missions, help provide supplies and maintenance for the kitchens of the two churches. For more information call (509) 223-3152.

Veterans Dinner

TONASKET – The Tonasket American Legion Auxiliary will host a Veterans Dinner honoring our Veterans on Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Tonasket Eagles from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Dinner is free for all Veterans and non-Veterans a suggested donation of $7.

Annual Meeting

OROVILLE – The Annual Meeting of the “new and improved” Okanogan Borderlands Historical Society will be held on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Old Oroville Depot. Society members as well as others in the Borderlands’ community are encouraged to attend. For more information call 509-486-1590.