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Page A-6 - Mason County Journal - Thursday, July 31, 2014 I NONPROFIT BRIEFS and advising tourists at the Hoodsport that was made in the past five years Visitors Information Center. and a stable Internet connection. The For more information or to volun- cost for the series is $25. For more teer,, call RSVP coordinator Jennifer information, call Lisa Dewall at 427- Thompson at 943-2773, ext. 21, or go 9670, ext. 680, or Jeanne Rehwaldt at available "-Tor seniors to www.unitedway-thurston.org. 427-9670, ext. 688. To register, visit preservesummer. cahnrs.wsu.edu. Persons ages 55 and older have op- Online food portunities to share their time and skills volunteering through United Way's Retired & Senior Volunteer Pro- preservation class Wanted: Habitat gram (RSVP). The opportunities include being offered by WSU for Humanity a role model by mentoring children through Big Brothers Big Sisters Washington State University Ex- families for 20 1 4 of Southwest Washington; helping tension is offering a new online food serve clients at the Saint's Pantry preservation program called Preserve Habitat for Humanity of Mason Food Bank; taking care of simple re- the Taste of Summer. County is accepting applications from pairs and light housework for seniors The class is a series of eight online families for homes being built in 2014. through Faith in Action; working on lessons for both beginning and veteran The homes are sold to partner the Mason County Senior Activity canners, families at no profit, and are financed Association's monthly newsletter, The lessons provide the most cur-through low-interest or no-interest and helping them deliver meals to rent U.S. Department of Agriculture loans. homebound seniors; volunteering at approved food preservation recommen- To be eligible, the family must have the Faith in Action thrift shop; driv- dations. The topics include food safety, lived in Mason County for at least one ing seniors to medical appointments the basics of canning and specific food year; be willing to work with Habitat and other essential errands through preservation methods. A certificate is for Humanity; have a steady gross Catholic Community Services; helping awarded at the end of the course,income of 30 percent to 60 percent of clients at the North Mason Food Bank; To participate, you need a computer the current median for Mason County; be willing to work 400 hours of sweat equity as a down payment toward the new home; and be in need of a safe liv- ing environment. For an application or to get more information, call Habitat for Human- ity of Mason County at 426-8134 or go to its website. Tahuya Salmon Bake benefits youths, seniors The Tahuya Community Club and Tahuya Fire Association host the Ta- huya Salmon Bake fundraiser from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 17. The meal is $14 for adults, $7 for children ages 6 to 10, and will take place at the Tahuya Fire Hall. The proceeds benefit North Mason non- profit programs for youths and se- niors. Compiled by reporter Gordon Weeks The Hood Canal Kiwanis Nick Vernon was present- Foundation awarded scholar- ed the $1,000 Bob McCormick ships to two local students this Memorial scholarship present- month ed by Kiwanis member John Amber Castle was awarded O'Laughlin on July 26. the $1,000 Nell Turner Memori- Students received their al scholarship July 17, present- scholarships at Kiwanis ed to her by Kiwanis member meetings held weekly at the George Fisher. Hoodsport Library at 7 a.m. Thursdays. School Builder Club, Key Club and Circle K Clubs are sponsored by the Kiwanis orga- nization. To submit news to the Mason County Journal, email news@masoncounty.com DEAN'S LIST David Gorman of in a program of at least Lakewood was named to 14 credits with at least 12 the dean's list for academ- graded credits. ic excellence for the spring Gorman is the son of 2014 semester at JohnsMatt and Diane Gorman Hopkins University. and attended Shelton To qualify, a student High School in Shelton. must earn a GPA of 3.5Gorman will graduate or higher on a 4.0 scale in May 2016. YOUR SMILE DESERVES Dentures * Implants s Crowns Bridges * Veneers Get a consultation today! 360-459-4400 www.olympiasmiledesign.com NORTHWEST CENTER [ EOR PROSTHODONTICS :% [ ~ IMPLANT, AESTHETIC, AND [~ ~ RECONSTRUCTIVE DENTISTRY RODGERA. LAWTON, DMD, FACP Board Certified Prosthodonfist Fir Lane Health