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+ Page A-8 - Mason County Journal - Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 NONPROFIT BRIEFS to benefit The Squaxin Island Museum, Library & Research Center pres- ents Water Sounds, its 15th annual Native artand reserved tables and ed just off U.S. Highway auction and traditional scholarships are avail- 101 between Shelton dinner Saturday at theable. and Olympia, on the Old museum at 150 Kwuh- All the proceeds will-Olympic Highway. Deegs-Altxw, Shelton. benefit the museum's The doors will open at cultural and educational 4:30 p.m. programs, with an em- Nifty_..._..Thrifty The first silent auc- phasis on youth and tion will end at culture, will offer 5:30 p.m., and the tradi- For information or to tional dinner will begin make a reservation, call cake l- :,.11 ,=. at 6 p.m. 432-3840. rr,uay, Tickets are $75 each, The museum is locat- Hearing Loss... or maybe just Earwax Buildup FREE Video Ear Inspections Performed by Avada Hearing Instrument Specialists or Audiologists SEEING IS BELIEVING! For a Limited Time Only Screenings will be given at your local Avada Hear- ing Care Center. To avoid waiting, call today for an appointment. We Can Help! Professionally trained Hearing Instrument Spe- cialists and Audiologists will be at our offices to perform these Screenings. Anyone who has trouble understanding speech is welcome to have this screening, using state-of-the- art electronic equipment to determine if the loss is one which may be helped. Results of the findings will be explained and you will be given a FREE 888-948-1588 Hear Your Absolute BestTM Aberdeen Longview Centralia Olympia Shelton Port Orchard Bremerton Find us on Facebook copy of your test results for your permanent health records. Everyone should have a hearing screening at least once a year, even people now wearing a hearing device or those who have been told nothing could be done for them. Only a hearing screening can determine if you are one of the many a hearing device can help. The benefits of hearing devices vary by type and degree of bearing loss, noise environment, accuracy of hearing evaluation and proper fit. The free screenings will be given this month. To avoid waiting, call today for an appointment. Offer Expires September 30th, 2014. No Interest Plans Available OAC. Accepts most insurance, Labor and Industries Federal and most Self Insured. Hearing Care Centers www.avada.com The benefits of hearing devices may vary by type, size of the ear and degree of hearing loss. Consult your Avada Hearing Cam professional for benefits and limitations. 2014 HHM, Inc., 36T in English and Span- ish at schools, librar- ies and early-learning centers. Nifty Thrifty will celebrate its 26 years in business by serving free cake and bever- ages from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 826 Rail- road Ave. in downtown Shelton. Sales at the thrift shop are the main source of funding for the Mason County Senior Activities Center. scarves A luncheon and auc- tion fundraiser titled The Power of the Purse will benefit Shelton- based Turning Pointe Domestic Violence Ser- vices. The Shelton-based nonprofit Sound Learn- ing, which educates adults to help them better succeed, is seek- ing volunteers to tutor adults in reading, writ- ing, math, GED prepa- ration and English for speakers of other lan- guages. Sound Learning is also seeking volun- teers who can provide office and technical support, assist with creative projects, and help with the chil- dren's program. Volunteers are pro- vided with the support, training and tools needed to assist in instructing students. For more information, call 426-9733 or email staff@soundlearning. com. Calendar on sought to aid seniors Persons ages 55 and older have opportuni- ties to share their time and skills volunteer- ing through United Way's Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP). The opportunities include being a role model by mentoring children through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwest Wash- ington; helping serve clients at the Saint's Pantry Food Bank; taking care of simple repairs and light housework for seniors through Faith in Ac- tion; working on the Mason County Senior Activity Association's monthly newsletter and helping deliver meals to homebound seniors; volunteering at the Faith in Action thrift shop; driving seniors to medical appointments and other essential errands through Catholic Com- It will be held from 11 a.nx to 2 p.m, Oct, 16 at As part of its effortsmunity Services; help- the Little Creek Casino to increase access to ing clients atthe Nortl Resort Event Center. early learning, UnitedMason Food Bank; and Donations of new and Way of Mason County isadvising tourists at the gently used purses and offering free kindergar- Hoodsport Visitor In- scarves are welcome, ten-readiness calendars formation Center. - Call Cheryl Cathcart at to Mason County fatal-For more information or to 426-1216. lies with children ages Last year's Power of 1 to 5. volunteer, call RSVP the Purse event raised The 1,500 calendars coordinator Jennifer more than $13,000 for are available thanks to Thompson at 943-2773, Turning Pointe's shelter partnerships with Boe-ext. 21, or go to www. from domestic violence ing, the state Depart-unitedway-thurston. and helped fund the non- merit of Early Learning, org. profit group's advocacy Washington Head Start and support services for and United Way of Compiled by reporter the victims of domestic Washington. Gordon Weeks violence. They are available CARING FORTHE ENTIRE FAMILY Including allergies, asthma, colds & flu, COPD, depression, diabetes, headaches, high blood pressure, immunizations, preventive care, well child exams, weight management and more! Accepting most insurances, including Medicaid & Medicare Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. INTRODUCING Q UOC PHAN, MD Specializing in Family Medicine & Internal Medicine team. He cares for both children and adults, providing wellness exams, management of chronic conditions and urgent care. Dr. Phan is board certified in family medicine and has been in practice for six years. He completed his residency at Southern Regional Area Health l~ducation Center, affiliated with Duke University Medical Center, and earned his doctorate at Meharry Medical College. New patient & same day appointments available Olympia Family 8 Internal Medicine At Capital Medical Center 3920 Capital Mall Drive SW, Suite 200 * Olympia, WA 98502 2014BC1 g *Super Slide o :)mmerce Subscribe to the Journal Call 360-426-4412