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 p.m. Memorabilia and scrapbooks from Winthrop’s past will also be on display. For more information, call 996-2315.
Castner at roundtable
The monthly Community Roundtable this Friday (April 10) will feature Dr. Teresa Castner, who will talk about the new Family Health Centers dental clinic in Twisp. The free event begins at 10 a.m. at the Twisp Valley Grange.
Community Foundation scholarships
The Community Foundation of North Central Washington is seeking applicants for four scholarships totaling up to $45,000. Three of the scholarships available are for students seeking nursing degrees and one will support a current agriculture student at Washington State University. The application deadline is June 1. For more information, call (509) 663-7716 or visit www.cfncw.org/scholarships.
Get ready for pancakes
A pancake breakfast and flea market will be held at the Mazama Community Club on May 23 from 8 a.m.–noon. Cost is $6 per person or free for kids 5 and younger. For more information, call 996-8080.
Whipple on Conservancy board
Alexa Whipple has been named to the Methow Conservancy board of directors. Whipple is a farmer, biologist, and local business owner who has lived in the Methow Valley for over 12 years. Richard Hart is the new president of the Conservancy board.
Liberty Bell High School students who would like to do an internship with the Methow Conservancy should visit methowconservancy.org/internship_hs2015.pdf to apply. A minimum of 20 hours is requested. Applications must be submitted by May 1.
Room One hosts open house
Room One, the Methow Valley’s social and health services agency, will host an open house for the community on April 16, 4–6 p.m., to celebrate the newly purchased and remodeled building at 315 Lincoln Ave. South in Twisp. The open house will include food prepared by the Independent Learning Center cooking class and Lost River wines.