The Centralia School District, in conjunction with the USDA, will be offering a summer feeding program starting June 28th for children in our area. Breakfast and lunch will be distributed at Oakview Elementary, Jefferson Lincoln Elementary, Fords Prairie Elementary, Washington Elementary, and Cooks Hill Community Church every Monday through Friday from 10:30AM – 11:30AM, with no service at any location July 2nd and July 5th. There is no charge for any child 18 years of age or younger, and all meals must be eaten on site.
The White Pass Scenic Byway presents: 2021 Hospitality and Resource Training, June 16th from 1PM - 3PM at the Cowlitz River Valley Historical Museum in Morton and June 17th from 10AM - 12PM or 1PM to 3PM at the Packwood Community Building. Discover Resources to meet traveler needs, learn more about area activities and attractions, explore the Byway app, learn from Washington Travel Expert Jennifer Coleman, and get acquainted with visitor experiences along the White Pass Scenic Byway! This event is free to the public, go to www.whitepassbyway.com for more information.
The Mossyrock Area Action League is hosting a "Freedom Festival" this year, on July 3rd and 4th. There will be live music, a parade and all sorts of fun activities! Visit Mossyrockfestivals.org to download a parade, vendor, or sponsorship application if you are interested in joining their weekend celebration- or if you just want to check out the schedule of events happening. Get ready to celebrate and honor our freedom!
Football season is almost here and officials are needed in Lewis County! The Southwest Washington Officials Association is looking for individuals- especially those just out of high school and college- in good shape with a basic understanding of the game and temperament to deal with players and coaches. Training is provided at weekly meetings throughout the season; new officials earn up to $500 per season with a small investment in uniforms and required equipment. The first meeting is Tuesday, August 17th- if you want to have some fun, get the best seat in the house and earn some cash while giving something back to the game, contact Bob Berg at email@example.com.
Coming Saturday, July 17th - the Summer Vendor Blender! Over 55 local vendors and artisans will be on site at the Veterans Memorial Museum- featuring handmade soaps, farm house finds, jewelry, home decor, handcrafted goods, personalized signs, re-loved furniture, tasty treats and so much more! This event is free to the public and there will be plenty of free parking!
The Chehalis Food Bank is serving the Chehalis, Adna, Napavine and Boisfort Valley area on Fridays, between 12:15 and 3:00pm. Families in need may head to the food bank twice a month. They are striving to make everyone feel safe by following all Covid 19 protocols to protect you as well as their volunteer workers. Stop by the Chehalis Food Bank if you are in need, at 740 SW 21st Street in Chehalis.
Lewis County COVID-19 Vaccine Phases have begun! Currently the COVID-19 vaccine is being administered in Lewis County. You must pre-register online at www.findyourphase.org for an appointment before you will be accepted. Follow the directions and print out your approval to schedule a time.