Room One staffer Erin Flahive during a gathering at the Lost River Winery tasting room in Seattle on March 27. Photo by Claudia Gowen

Room One staffer Erin Flahive during a gathering at the Lost River Winery tasting room in Seattle on March 27. Photo by Claudia Gowen

Room One staffer Erin Flahive described her experiences in assisting Methow Valley residents to sign up for health care insurance during a gathering at the Lost River Winery tasting room in Seattle on March 27. Room One, the nonprofit social services agency in Twisp, hosted the event, which drew more than 40 “Methow friends and family on ‘the  coast,’” according to Executive Director Elana Mainer.