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October 16, 2014

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Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 -Mason County Journal- Page A-9 Journal photo by Gordon Weeks Cheryl Cathcart, executive director of Turning Pointe Domestic Violence Services in Shelton, displays some of the 400 purses that will be up for bid at the organization's The Power of the Purse luncheon and auction today at Little Creek Casino & Resort. ay will STAFF REPORT news@masoncounty com A benefit luncheon and auction fundraiser titled The Power of the Purse for Shelton-based Turning Pointe Domestic Violence Services will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. to- day at the Little Creek Casino Resort Event Center. Donations of new and gently used purses and scarves can still be donated by calling Cheryl Cathcart at 426-1216. Last year's Power of the Purse event raised more than $13,000 for Turning Pointe's domestic violence shelter and helped fund the non- profit group's advocacy and support services for the victims of domestic violence. TRANSIT-CENTER TOUR Paid for by the re-elect Tom Farmer PUD 3 Campaign. PO Box 214 Allyn, WA 98524 Paid for by Friends of Tammey Newton (D), PO Box 865, Allyn, WA 98524 Journal photo by Tom Hyde Kathy Geist, center, of Mason Transit Authority, leads a tour of the new Transit-Community Center under construction in downtown Shelton. Geist is the Transit-Community Center manager and Mike Oliver, left, is the authority's development manager and project manager for the new facility. Mason Transit opened the construction site to the public for tours Monday. The project to renovate and expand the former National Guard Armory on Franklin Street is in the center of Shelton. The new center will link public-transit access to activities at the community center, including a technology center, indoor sports, youth and senior programs, community and transit information, and social services for low-income families. The center also features office space for rent and four retail business locations. Mason Transit has secured nearly $5.8 million in federal and state grants for the project since the original concept was developed in 2006. Geist told visitors that the project is currently ahead of schedule and under budget. The Transit-Community Center is scheduled to open in February. ATTI':NTION llUNTI':I{S -- WE PROCI':SS WILl) GAME! www.michaelsmeats.net All Packages Freezer Ready, No Time Spent Re-Wrapping Locker Packs Available Locally Owned, Family.Run Meat Shop * (360) 426-1659 mill NmAccoptingBT Open 7 Days a Week 9-7 PRICES EFFECTIVE 10-15 to 10.22 Grain-fed TOp Sirloin 15. All-natural Applewood Bacon 15. or 2.49 lb. by the 15 lb. box Grain-fed All-natural Pork eabyrack Ribs 15. A~natural Bone-m HoneyHam Ends 149 15. Paid for by Committee to Elect Kathy Haigh,(D) 81 SE Walker Park Rd., Shelton, WA 98584 Paid by the Committee to Elect Melody Peterson (D), 411 W. Kelly Rd., Shelton WA 98584