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Religion Events 12/13

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Senior Events 12/13

VETERANS MOBILE MEDICAL UNIT: The Veterans Mobile Medical Unit will be in Aberdeen at the Grays Harbor WorkSource parking lot, 511 W. Heron, Dec. 15 through Dec. 19 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Nearly $25,000 raised at annual Kettle Klash

Aberdeen Lions president, Hari Sharma, right, with Salvation Army Board chairperson, Al Waters stand with the first place trophy for this 11th annual “Kettle Klash.” The event was held at the Harbor City Church at a noon luncheon on Dec 4. Twelve teams representing harbor businesses, service organizations and churches raised $24,785 for the local Salvation Army in its mission to serve the harbor. The winning team was the Aberdeen Lions Club, which collected $9978 during the five-minute dash by the team captains as they circulated the luncheon soliciting contributions. In addition to the luncheon, 11 members of Aberdeen High School’s Recent musical, “Annie” presented several numbers from that show.

Senior Events 12/6

RELATIVES AS PARENTS PROGRAM: Are you raising other relatives’ children? Funds are available for once-a-year assistance for a wide range of needs to help relatives who are raising other relatives’ children. Please call to inquire on how to apply. The public is also invited to our monthly support group for Relative Parents, where you can come and meet other families and learn about important resources that may be available to you. The Relatives as Parents Support Group meetings are held the fourth Thursday of every month at Washington Elementary School, 3003 Cherry St. in Hoquiam. Due to the holidays this month’s Support Group meeting and potluck will be held on Thursday, Dec. 11, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. They will provide the main-dish and welcome your participation. If able, please bring a side-dish. For answers to questions or more information, please call Eric at (360) 538-2458 or 1-866-582-1485. The meeting site is accessible to persons with disabilities. Reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities can be arranged with advance 7 day notice by calling Eric Nessa at (360) 538-2458.

Willapa Hills Audubon Christmas bird counts

Willapa Hills Audubon Society will sponsor three Christmas bird counts as part of Audubon’s larger national effort to track the nation’s bird population. Each year three local groups work to spot, count and record any species seen in specific areas of our territory. No experience is necessary.

Looking Back — Skid Road

This skid road — circa 1900 — was built snugly through the thick forest near the Olympics. If you have any information on this photo or others from this feature, visit www.jonesphotocollection.com and submit it via the websites feedback form.