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Thursday, July 24,2014 - Mason County Journal - Page A-13 Journal photo by Natalie Johnson Shelton Timberland Library associate Sean Lotz organized a project last year to collect poems, stories and other creative writing from Mason County residents, which resulted in two books -- the anthology "Mason County Writes" and an animated book containing the stories "River People," and "Rainbow Stories" by Toby Syrett. The library is sponsoring a similar project this year to collect writings about food. By NATALIE JOHNSON This year's theme is food. Lotz is natalie@masoncoun~com accepting recipes, poems, essays and stories -- any written project related When Shelten Timberland Library to food. associate Scan Lotz asked for submis- "I just had so much fun, I wanted an sions for a collection of stories by local excuse to have that much fun again," writers, he expected a few. he said. What he got was more than 300 pag-For many of the authors, the "Mason es of poems and stories from 40 Mason County Writes" project was the first County residents. The stories became time they had their stories published. the "Mason County Writes" anthology "I got to see many of these authors and the "River People," and "Rainbow at our launch party (and) look in their Stories" animated book by Toby Syrett. eyes and see that thrill," Lotz said. "I Both books are available to check want to keep doing this." out at the Shelton Timberland Library. Submissions for the new project are Lotz said he organized the programdue by Aug. 13. Preference will be given last year to "prove Shelton and Mason to submissions of 3,000 words or less. County has talent." Paper copies can be dropped off at "We proved it conclusively," he said. the Shelton Timberland Library at 710 "There's some really good stuff. There's W. Alder St. Electronic copies can be some really beautiful poetry." sent to Lotz at slotz@trl.org. Last year's program was so success- For information about the project, or ful that the library is asking for more to buy a copy of either of the books from submissions for another anthology,last yeas contest, email slotz@trl.org. in Looking for a Home City of Shelton Animal Shelter Adoptions cost $75, which The shelter is closed Saturday include vaccine, wormer, spay /through Monday. neuter and a $10 city license. New Dogs available for adoption dogs are brought in all the time. include: Call 427-7503 or visit the shelter at Labrador Mix M 3 yrs. 902 W. Pine St. Dogs can be viewed at Shelton.petfinder.com, Lab / Pit Bull Mix M 3 yrs. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 2 Shepherd Mix F 2yrs. p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Kitten Rescue This time of the year our kitten season has finally arrived. We have a small steady supply of healthy and friendly kittens just waiting for that purrrfect indoor home. For more information go to our website kittenresq.net or call us at 360-426-2455 or 360-584-0594. Adopt A Pet " m me Chesti Akita & Great Dane Mix Young Male Large Chesti is a one year old male Aki- ta mix. He came to us with his sis- ter Mica and mom Patches when the owner could no longer able to care for them. Chesti is shy but affectionate when he is comfortable. He has come a:long way and is now becoming a fun loving big boy. If you have a big heart and large yard he would love to meet you. He.will need an active owner who has the time to teach him how to be a super dog. If you would like to meet this guy contact Adopt-a- Pet Shelton WA e-mails are preferred at thedoghouse3091@hotmail.com or call (360) 432:3091 STAFF REPORT news@masoncoun cam Get ready for Big Day in Grapeview. The Big Day pig roast, garage sale, open house and 5K run/walk is sched- uled to begin at 9 a.m. Aug. 2 at the Grapeview Grange and the Mason elude a second roaster County Fire District 3this year to meet demand Volunteer Firefightersfor the event. Association. The Grapeview Fire The garage sale beginsHall will be open for tours at 9 a.m. Booth rentaland there will be an in- costs $20. The 5K run/flated firetruck slide for walk starts at 9:30 a.m. children. The pig roast starts For more informa- at 11 a.m. The menu in- tion on the run/walk and Fire Hall at 4350 East eludes a pork sandwich, booth Tental for the ga- Grapeview Loop Road. corn on the cob, baked '::rageSalei, call Fire Dis- The event is co-spon- beans, coleslaw and a i: tric~ 3:at~ 275-4483 or go sored by the Twanoh. drink. The event will in- t0~apeviewfire.org. Jaylen Isaiah Harrington Jaylen Isaiah Harrington, a boy, was born July 2, 2014, to Mary Bearden and Joshua Harrington of Lacey at Capital Medical Center in Olympia. He weighed 9 pounds, 12 ounces. Camron Wes Sandoval Camron Wes Sandoval, a boy, was born July 14, 2014, to Terry T. Johns and Bobby J. Sandoval of Shelton at Capital Medical Center in Olympia. He weighed 9 pounds, 6 ounces. Angelina Marie LeGrand Angelina Marie LeGrand, a girl, was born July 10, 2014, to Teresa J. LeGrand and Joseph LeGrand Jr. of Tenino at Capital Medical Center in Olympia. She weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces. (360) 426-3052 270 SE Spring Place Shelton, Washington 98584 E-mail: sylvan@hctc.com We have created a low-stress, healthy environment with soft lighting, music, a regular exercise program, and frequent, individualized aflention. We treat every pet with affection, respect, and kindness.