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Evergreen students ask for input

Evergreen State College students are asking citizen of Grays Harbor County for their opinions. On Tuesday, Feb. 9, residents of Aberdeen, Hoquiam and other Grays Harbor communities are invited to stop by the Aberdeen Revitalization Movement (ARM) office, any time between 2 and 7 p.m., for a 20-30-minute interview about the future of Grays Harbor. The ARM office is at 210 South I St., across from the D&R Theatre.

Sons of Italy Valentine dinner Feb. 13

Son’s of Italy, Amerigo Vespucci Lodge No. 1814’s annual Valentine Dinner will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 13 at St. Mary’s Parish Center and as a bonus this year Mario Cianflone will be strolling around the dining room playing Italian music on his accordian.

Shoes that Grow

From left, Loujean O’Brien, Annette Biornstadt and Fredericka Husbey, members of the Central Grays Harbor chapter of civic organization Altrusa International, pack shoes earlier this month to be shipped to schools in the Philippines. The organization has partnered with with Idaho-based organization Because International, whose Shoes That Grow program brings shoes to children living in poverty. The shoes, according to a statement from Because International, can last up to five years, and will grow five sizes. Altrusa International’s connection to the Philippines comes from members Huseby and Ray Caratao, who each support a school in the country.