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News briefs: December 9, 2015

News briefs: December 9, 2015

Ice rink set to open soon The Winthrop Ice & Sports Rink’s (WISR) new skating surface might be ready for action as soon as Dec. 19, but the rink’s opening may be a day or two later than that depending on when the chiller equipment arrives, WISR board president Jill Calvert said this week. The...
Community briefs: Sept. 30, 2015

Community briefs: Sept. 30, 2015

Neighborhood leader training for disaster preparedness MethowReady, a project of the Methow Valley Long Term Recovery Organization, is offering two more sessions of neighborhood leader preparedness training for dealing with natural disasters, on Oct. 14 and Oct. 27. The free training sessions will be from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Aero Methow Rescue Service in Twisp. Pizza...
Give Methow campaign supports Methow Valley nonprofits

Give Methow campaign supports Methow Valley nonprofits

The Community Foundation of North Central Washington is launching a new fundraising campaign, Give Methow, that started on Tuesday (Sept. 1) and will continue through Sept. 30. The campaign will showcase 22 nonprofits in the Methow Valley and provide an opportunity to support their work. Information about the campaign can be found at www.givemethow.org. “The...
Give Methow campaign supports Methow Valley nonprofits

Give Methow campaign supports Methow Valley nonprofits

  The Community Foundation of North Central Washington said Friday (Aug. 28) that is launching a new fundraising campaign, Give Methow, on Sept. 1 and continuing through Sept. 30, that will showcase 22 nonprofits in the Methow Valley and provide an opportunity to support their work. Information about the campaign can be found at www.givemethow.org. “The...
Firefighter support fund established for Wenatchee

Firefighter support fund established for Wenatchee

The Community Foundation of NCW has established a fire fund to help support firefighters and displaced families and animals affected by the recent fires in the Wenatchee Valley. “Sleepy Hollow Heights Fire Support” will provide food and other needs. Monetary donations can be made online at www.cfncw.org or at the Community Foundation office at 9...
Community briefs: May 8, 2015

Community briefs: May 8, 2015

Westernization revisited John Lester and Larry Higbee were there at the beginning, when Winthrop adopted its Westernization theme more than 40 years ago. Learn how it all came about at a free community meeting on Thursday (April 9) at the Winthrop Barn. Refreshments will be available at 6 p.m., and the presentation begins at 6:30...
Community Foundation offers scholarships

Community Foundation offers scholarships

The Community Foundation of North Central Washington is accepting scholarship applications from students going to a college, university or trade school in 2015. Over 90 scholarships are available to students in the North Central Washington region. Last year the foundation awarded $469,000 in scholarships. Each scholarship is unique with its own set of criteria established by donors. Not...
Generosity after the fire — where does the relief money go?

Generosity after the fire — where does the relief money go?

By Marcy Stamper

In some ways, it’s a not a bad problem to have—how do you spend money to help people in need, particularly when it keeps flowing in? But with multiple fire-relief funds springing up around the region, both the groups managing the funds and the donors are wondering how the money...

Groups coordinating to handle fire recovery

Groups coordinating to handle fire recovery

By Marcy Stamper
At least three full-time disaster case managers will be hired to help people displaced by the fire get one-on-one assistance for their most urgent needs. The Community Foundation of North Central Washington is investing $100,000 from its general fund to pay for the specialists. They will be located in Twisp at...

Aero Methow gets Community Foundation grant

Aero Methow Rescue Service in Twisp has received a $4,300 grant from the Community Foundation of North Central Washington, which awarded $120,855 in grants to local nonprofits from the fall cycle of its Regional Impact Grants. The grants are offered twice a year to nonprofit agencies for special projects, needs, and enhancements that benefit the...