As of Friday, December 22, 2017
Hood River News offers updated copies of “12 Columns of Christmas,” a collection of Christmas editorials from 2001-2012.
Proceeds go to Hood River Shelter Services for the Warming Shelter. The editorials attempt to impart the spirit of compassion and giving found in a wide range of literature and media both recent and more distant in time. The booklets are available at Hood River News, 490 State St., and via Shelter Services (hoodrivercares.org) for $5 or $40 for 10 copies. Call Editor Kirby Neumann-Rea at 541-386-1234 if you have questions.
What’s updated is the information about Shelter Services, which has undergone a variety of changes in the past two years, including the hiring this year of a part-time coordinator, Laura Westmeyer. Training sessions are offered for people are interested in serving as shelter volunteers; email firstname.lastname@example.org.