This year’s Scholastic Book Fair will be held at Parkdale Elementary on Monday, Dec. 3, through Thursday, Dec. 6.
On Nov. 30, the Chamber of Commerce hosts the holiday kick-off beginning at 6 p.m.
The Hood River Care Center Family Council is looking for donations of birdseed. Each resident has a birdfeeder outside of their room, with 10 made and donated by local Webelos.
Public forums scheduled Nov. 28 at Westside, and Wy’east schools
The Hood River County School Board has initiated a plan for hiring a new Superintendent to begin service on July 1, 2013.
Join the growing number of bird enthusiasts across the world by participating in the local Hood River Christmas Bird Count (CBC). Information is available now on how to become involved and why the event is important.
Join HRVHS English students in a performance of works composed during a two-day workshop with poet-performer Mosley Wotta. The Bowe Theater will host the Nov. 30 evening of poetry and spoken word performance.
Students discover local cultural and community resources
On Nov. 14, Leaders for Tomorrow first year students visited some local cultural treasures as part of Cultural and Community Resources day.
“‘Tis the season of thanks and everyone from the Gorge Grown Farmers’ Market would like to share our appreciation with the community for a very writes successful season,” writes Todd Dierker, co-director of Gorge Grown Food Network, which wrapped up its farmers’ market season on Nov. 15.
Soroptimist International of Mt. Adams is hosting its eighth-annual pre-holiday “shopping extravaganza” on Saturday, Nov. 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Best Western Hood River Inn Gorge Room.
Judith Crowder, Richard Enos and Tasha of The Dalles write:
Kirk and K.C. Worrall of Parkdale sent the following email to the Christina Vanderwerf and the administration of Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital:
Mayor Denny Doyle announced recently that Daniel Vázquez has been hired as the new cultural inclusion coordinator for the City of Beaverton. Vázquez is a 2002 graduate of Hood River Valley High School and formerly served as the community advocate for the City of Portland’s Office of Equity and Human Rights.
Three women from the Gorge — Melodi Johnson, Patricia Gilbert and Jeri Foster-Horracks — were honored as exceptional nurses from across Oregon Nov. 2 at the annual March of Dimes Nurse of the Year awards breakfast, presented by Oregon Health & Science University.
The Columbia Gorge Lions Club has donated $1,000 to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy.
At the “Table of Friends” fundraiser on Oct. 13, more than 160 generous guests joined to celebrate and support the child abuse prevention work of New Parent Services, a program of The Next Door serving Hood River County.