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Page A-8 - Mason County Journal - Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 NONPROFIT BRIEFS Shelton Elks for children The Shelton Elks Club hosts a Special Needs Kids Fundraiser Throwdown Party Fri- day at its lodge at 741 SE Craig Road, Shelton. The event includes a barbecue dinner for a minimum donation of $20. Admission to the dance, without din- ner, is $9. Performing is the band 8 Second Ride. There will also be a silent auction. Learn about the program at a presentation at 5 p.m. Enter your truck to win prizes, which will be awarded at 5 p.m. The categories include the muddiest, oldest and tallest trucks. For more information, call 426- 2322. STEEL BUILDINGS INC. 4Car Garage with Shop 24'xnS'x10' 1724 Cole Street Seattle I Enumdaw Prices do not include permit, site excavation, 360-825-7768 sales tax or concrete slabs. $19 945 Contractor's Ucense 1-800-854-4410 g #ALPHASB11,7PU Pet will host yard sale The Shelton nonprofit animal rescue group Adopt-A-Pet has its an- nual fundraising yard sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday through ,Monday at 940 E. Jen- sen Road, just off Brock- dale Road in Shelton. , The organization saves the lives of home- less dogs, and places Shem in loving, respon- sible homes. The shelter can accommodate 35 $]ogs, and provides adop- tions, a low-cost spay/ nueter program, and distributes dog food to amilies in need. For more information, call 432-3091. United Way PAIN MANAGEMENT, WEIGHT LOSS, MASSAGE THERAPY Newman Family Chiropractic Accepting Medicare Sarah Newman, DC and most Insurances • Work Injuries • Car Accidents • Wellness Care OPEN 6 DAYS A WEEK 2211 Jefferson Street, Shelton WA 98584 ~ I As part of its efforts to increase access to early learning, United Way of Mason County is offering free kindergar- ten readiness calendars to Mason County fami- lies with children ages i to 5. The 1,500 calendars are available thanks to partnerships with Boe- ing, the state Depart- ment of Early Learning, Washington Head Start and United Ways of Washington. They are available in English and Spanish, and are avail- able at schools, librar- ies and early learning centers. The 12-month calendar -- from Sep- tember 2014 through August 2015 -- includes ideas for activities and contact information for schools and libraries in newmanfamilychiro.com • (360) 426-3886 N • Motor Oils & Hydraulic Oils * Industrial Lubricants • Automotive Oils • Metal Working Fluids • Greases & Gear Oils • O I L OIST. CC) Solvents & Antifreeze • Cutting Oils • Job Site High-Volume Commercial Diesel W. 150 Sanderson Way Fueling • Pump Repair, Tanks, Nozzles, Shelton, WA 98584 Grease Guns • Heating Oil Delivered • .1-800-826-8959 ? j[360) 427-8p84 Furnace & Stove Oil • Kerosene Mason County. lO-week class begins Sept. 17 St. David of Wales Episcopal Church and Sound Learning, a nonprofit adult literacy organization, offer a 10- week Spanish language instruction series that begins Sept. 17 at the church at 324 W. Cedar St., downtown Shelton. The classes are pre- sented each Wednesday. The level two class meets from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., and the begin- ning class from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. The sessions emphasize conversation- al Spanish. For more informa- tion or to register, call Jo Ewart at 432-9474 or Carolyn Carlton at 427- 5460. County in a news re- Retired & Senior Volun- lease. "In keeping the teer Program (RSVP). homes affordable, we The opportunities have a minimal budget include being a role available for landscap- model by mentoring ing. This gift from our children through Big community partner to Brothers Big Sisters of Habitat families is won- Southwest Washington; derful." helping serve clients at The homes are sold the Saint's Pantry Food to partner families at no Bank; taking care of profit, and are financed simple repairs and light through low-interest or housework for seniors no-interest loans, through Faith in Action; To be eligible, the working on the Mason family must have lived County Senior Activity in Mason County for at Association's monthly least one year; be will- newsletter, and helping ing to work with Habitat them deliver meals to for Humanity; have a homebound seniors; vol- steady gross income of unteering at the Faith 30 percent to 60 percent in Action thrift shop; of the current median for driving seniors to medi- Mason County; be will- cal appointments and ing to work 400 hours of other essential errands "sweat equity" as a down through Catholic Corn- payment toward the new munity Services; help- home; and be in need ing clients at the North of a safe living environ- Mason Food Bank; and ment. advising tourists at the • To volunteer or get ~ Hoodsport Visitor Infor- more information on be- mation Center. ing a potential Habitat For more informa- homeowner, call 426- , .tion or to volunteer, 8134 or go to www.habi- call RSVP coordinator tatmasonwa.org. Jennifer Thompson at ..943-2773, ext. 21, go to unitedway-thurston.org. sought for program ' • The Northwest Liqns Eyeglass Recycling Cen- ter is seeking volunteers. For more informatier~, go to lionsnwlerc.org. Business The AG3 Garden Center in Allyn donated 75 trees and shrubs to Habitat of Humanity of Mason County to be distributed to owners of local Habitat houses. The trees and shrubs are worth about $5,000, the nonprofit group re- ports. "We know that land- scaping really makes a house feel like a home, and we had the opportu- nity to donate to a great cause, and we are happy to provide Habitat ho- meowners with shrubs and trees," Kathy Arnold of AG3 Garden Center said in a news release. "Habitat's mission is to build simple, decent, affordable homes," said Tammey Newton, execu- tive director of Habitat for Humanity for Mason ' Learning seeks Online food • volunteers .. offered w The Shelton-based nonprofit Sound Learn- ing, which educates Washington State adults to help them , ~ Univ4ersity Extension l~etter succeed, is seek- is offering a new online ing volunteers to tutor food preservation pro- adults in reading, writ- ' • grant called Preserve the ing, math, GED prepa- Taste of Summer. r, ation and English for - The class is a series of Speakers of Other Lan- eight online lessons for guages, begi[/ning and veteran Sound Learning is . . canners. The lessons also seeking volunteers provide the most cur- who can provide office rent USDA approved and technical support, food preservation recom- help with creative proj- mendations. The topics ects and help with the include food safety, the children's program, basics of canning and Volunteers are provided specific food preserva, with the support, train- tion methods. A certifi- ing and tools needed cate is awarded at the to assist in instructing end of the course. students. For more infor- To participate, you mation, call 426-9733 or need a computer that email staff@soundlearn- was made in the last ing.com, five years and a stable Internet connection. The cost for the series is $25. For more information, call Lisa Dewall at 427- 9670, ext. 680, or Jeanne Rehwaldt at 427-9670, for seniors ext. 688. To register, visit pre- Persons ages 55 and servesummer.cahnrs. older have opportuni- wsu.edu. ties to share their time and skills volunteering • Compiled by report- through United Way's er Gordon Weeks Hunter Sweet Corn Zucchini o Cucumbers 0 Yakima Peaches www.hunter,.-farms.c0m .... Cameras BattedesPlus. +,'