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Articles written by Compiled By Reporter Gordon Weeks

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Nonprofit Briefs

Love INC hosts workshops The Shelton-based nonprofit Love INC (In the Name of Christ) and its partner churches host free community workshops this month. Belfair resident Dilma Demartino teaches a tamale-making class from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday and...

 

Nonprofit Briefs

Donate blood in Belfair today, Friday Bloodworks Northwest is accepting donations of blood today and Friday at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, 1171 N.E. Sand Hill Road, Belfair. To schedule an appointment, call 1-800-398-7888 or go to...

 

School Briefs

Shelton High students star in two shows Shelton High School stages its annual “Night of Musical Theater” production at 7 p.m. Nov. 17 and 18, and 2 and 7 p.m. Nov. 19 in the school’s Performing Arts Center. Admission is the suggested donation...

 

Nonprofit Briefs

Choirs, quintet perform concerts Women of Note, the Harstine Island Community Choir and the Evergreen Brass Quintet perform a "Sounds of Christmas" concert at 4 p.m. Nov. 27 at Faith Lutheran Church,...

 

North Mason Briefs

Churches accept donations of gifts for children Calvary Fellowship of Shelton and The Bridge Church in Belfair are accepting donations of gifts packed in shoe boxes for the annual international Operation Christmas Child drive. Calvary Fellowship of...

 

Nonprofit Briefs

Churches accept donations of gifts for children Calvary Fellowship of Shelton and The Bridge Church in Belfair are accepting donations of gifts packed in shoe boxes for the annual international Operat...

 

School Briefs

Pioneer schools host dinner, science fair The Pioneer School District hosts a Community Dinner and Science and Engineering Fair Nov. 9 in the middle school commons. Dinner is served beginning at 5...

 

Nonprofit briefs

Volunteers needed for downtown warming center The Mason County Warming Center in downtown Shelton is seeking volunteers to help people come in from the cold and the rain. Crazy Love Ministries operates the center. Volunteer shifts are available from...

 

School Briefs

Get help finding college education funding Find out how to apply for financial aid to attend college at an event from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Nov. 2 in Building S-2 at Olympic College Shelton. Experts will...

 

Nonprofit Briefs

Female biker group helps Mason General The Warrior Angel Riders, a Tacoma-based women's motorcycle group, donated $2,000 to the Mason General Hospital Foundation through the Foundation's annual...

 

Nonprofit Briefs

League hosts ‘speed dating’ with candidates The League of Women Voters of Mason County host a “Speed Dating with the Candidates” public event from 6:30 to 8:30 tonight at the Shelton Civic Center, 225 W. Cota St. Attendees will sit at tables...

 

City Briefs

City homeless forum on Tuesday The City of Shelton hosts a “Spotlight Shelton” community forum on homelessness from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Shelton Civic Center. Some of the nonprofit groups that partner with the city will give presentations,...

 

Nonprofit Briefs

League hosts ‘speed dating’ with candidates The League of Women Voters of Mason County host a “Speed Dating with the Candidates” public event from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Shelton Civic Center, 225 W. Cota St. Attendees will sit at...

 

City Briefs

City downtown homeless forum Oct. 11 The City of Shelton hosts a “Spotlight Shelton” community forum on homelessness from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 11 in the Shelton Civic Center. Some of the nonprofit groups that partner with the city will give...

 

City Briefs

City downtown homeless forum scheduled for Oct. 11 The City of Shelton has scheduled a community forum on homelessness from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 11 in the Shelton Civic Center. Some of the nonprofit group...

 

Nonprofit Briefs

United Way workplace campaigns to begin United Way of Mason County on Oct. 1 will launch its workplace fundraising campaigns for 2022-2023. Since 1966, Mason County businesses, nonprofits, school districts, county and state employees have...

 

Nonprofit Briefs

Reception for photographer Friday The Mason County Historical Society Museum hosts an artist’s reception for photographer John Tylczak from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the museum at 427 West Railroad Ave., downtown Shelton. The photographer’s show is...

 

School Briefs

Shelton student making the grade in North Dakota Christinia Roberton of Shelton earned a spot on the president’s honor roll for the summer semester at Bismarck State College in Bismarck, North Dakota. To be eligible, a student must maintain a GPA...

 

Peterson tabbed to helm Shelton-Mason chamber

Shelton City Council member Deidre Peterson will be the new president and CEO of the Shelton-Mason County Chamber of Commerce. Peterson, a Shelton native who was elected to the council in April 2018,...

 

School Briefs

Olympic College scholarships The Olympic College Foundation is awarding more than $190,000 in scholarships for the fall quarter. Friday is the deadline to apply. The scholarships will be awarded in time for the beginning of fall quarter Sept. 19....

 

Nonprofit Briefs

Shelton YMCA hosts Welcome Week The Shelton YMCA welcomes visitors during Welcome Week activities Friday through Sept. 18. The free events include a community dance from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, a Native American art gallery from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday,...

 

Nonprofit Briefs

Faith Lutheran offers grief-support seminar Terry Oliver, the pastor of grief support and care with Faith Lutheran Church in Shelton, recently completed 30 hours of classroom education in grief training from the Center of Loss and Life Transitions...

 

School Briefs

Local Huskies excelling at University of Washington Twenty-three students from Mason County earned spots on the dean’s list for the winter quarter at the University of Washington. To qualify, a student must have completed at least 12 graded...

 

Volunteers team to clean Sweetwater Creek park

Members of the Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group and TrashMash! Litter Posse on Aug. 25 hauled away debris and invasive plants from the future site of Sweetwater Creek Waterwheel Park, in the woods...

 

School Briefs

Shelton schools pass $78M budget The Shelton School District on Tuesday evening approved a $78-million budget for the 2022-2023 school year. The district is required to approve its budget by...

 

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