The Dalles Art Center has announced the 2013 awards for the Annual Mid Columbia Middle and High School open juried show.
It’s a sure sign that spring is on its way in the Upper Valley when it’s time to sign up your children for Little League!
Local nurse asks forTina Jorgensen of Glenwood, a recovery room nurse at Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital, is traveling with an aid group to Haiti and asks the community for help.
The 2013 United Way of the Columbia Gorge allocations application packets will be available throughout the month of February from the United Way of the Columbia Gorge office.
Brooke Brown, Advisory Board Member with Big Brothers Big Sisters writes:
Mosier Schools held a “tofu tasting table” in December.
Use local contractors, receive up to $15,000
Columbia Cascade Housing Corporation is now accepting pre-applications to assess the need for a regional Home Repair Program in Sherman, Wasco and Hood River counties.
The Family Council at the Hood River Care Center; The Parkhurst House; Riverside Community Church
HRVHS Booster Club event raises $471, deliciously
Pie Night, a multi-flavored fundraiser, earned $471 for Hood River Valley High School Booster Club on Friday
For more than 35 years in the Gorge, the AARP Tax-Aide program has been operating with volunteers to prepare taxes for senior citizens and low- to moderate-income persons, at no charge.
Columbia Art Gallery in Hood River continues its tradition of featuring small works for the Holiday Art Show. Every year, our talented local and regional artists create smaller pieces just in time for the gift-giving season. The show is a great way to find affordable treasures and support local artists! Also back in December – ornaments from potters Dawn Elle and Michele Rigert, and glass artist Charlene Fort.
Mid Valley Preschool is holding a Holiday Family Potluck on Dec. 19 from 5-6:30-ish p.m. Teacher Socci Galvez says that everyone is welcome, especially if they have small children and want to check out the school, located in the old cafeteria at Mid Valley Elementary School.
Spirited creativity may be found in both familiar and unfamiliar places within the walls of Hood River Middle School. In the spirit of holiday giving and celebration, on Thursday 7-8:30 p.m., two of the most engaging programs at HRMS will be offering “A Night to Remember,” an evening of music, delicious desserts and a chance to support kids and teachers with vision.
La Grande’s former mayor, Buck Hermann, meets author
Cathy Carter writes about a particularly special gift, and meeting, for one of the folks she works with at Heart of Hospice.
Gorge Marathon, held Oct. 28, has helped encourage fitness in the upper valley schools.