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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 tables as candidates rotate through the room answering questions at each table. Invited are all the candidates for 35th Legislative District 35 positions 1 and 2; Mason County Auditor, assessor and clerk; Mason PUD 3 Commission; and Mason County Commission. Also invited are the candidates running unopposed, including for the position of PUD 1 District 1 commissioner, coroner, prosecutor, sheriff, treasurer and district court judge.

United Way workplace campaigns to begin

United Way of Mason County on Oct. 1 launches its workplace fundraising campaigns for 2022-2023.

Since 1966, Mason County businesses, nonprofits, school districts and county and state employees have participated in workplace campaigns to help improve education, financial stability and health for county residents.

United Way of Mason County has supported food banks and Mason County Public Health to secure lodging and food to families quarantined with COVID. The agency also worked with Mason County Emergency Management to distribute face masks to more than 35,000 Mason County residents.

Donations also help families who can’t afford to pay for extracurricular activities for their children.

For information about workplace campaigns, call the office at 360-426-4999.

Skokomish Community Resource Fair on Oct. 14

The Skokomish Wellness Center hosts the Skokomish Community Resource Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 14 at the Skokomish Community Center, 19731 N. U.S. Highway 101.

Attendees can learn about tribal, local, county, state and federal programs.


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