Retired biologist Lou Messmer, 94, is Harborite of the Year, an annual award bestowed by the Friends of the Aberdeen Museum of History.
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Codi Jo Broten, a 2012 graduate of Montesano High School, has been named to the Dean’s List at Hillsdale College, in Hillsdale, Mich.
Promise Community Christian Daycare and Preschool, 350 N. Williams in Aberdeen, is accepting applications for fall.
The Coastal Community Action Program and United Way of Grays Harbor are sponsoring school supply distributions through the Student Needs Assistance Program.
Hoquiam Special Services will offer a Child Find screening Sept. 2, 3, 4 and 5, at Lincoln Elementary School to determine if a young child may need special education services. Parents who feel their child may have a learning, speech, physical or behavior problem are encouraged to take advantage of this free service.
Smart Driver, formerly known as AARP Driver Safety Course, will be offered from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 19 and 20, at the Hoquiam Timberland Library. Senior citizens completing the course may qualify for reductions in their auto insurance. The cost is $20 per person/$15 for AARP members. For more information and to pre-register, call Dan or Lorene Burns at 538-1440.
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DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM: One in three Americans are at risk. Are you? Pre-diabetes affects more than 79 million American adults. Most don’t even know they’re at risk, or experience any symptoms. Do you have pre-diabetes or are you at risk for diabetes? The Diabetes Prevention Program is a 16-week lifestyle change program designed to help you lose weight and reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes. WSU Extension is offering this 16-week program starting Tuesday, Aug. 19, from 10:30 -11:30 a.m. at Emerson Manor in the Community Room. This is a $380 value, but you may be able to enroll at no cost to you if you have pre-diabetes. Get ready for the holidays and enroll today. To determine your risk/eligibility, to enroll in the program, or for more information call Chris Koehler at 360-482-2934 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org . Preregistration is required. Requests for reasonable accommodation need to be made two weeks prior to class. Please make all requests to WSU Extension at 360-482-2934.
The Senior Nutrition Program, conducted by the Coastal Community Action Program of Aberdeen, regularly serves lunches at noon at:
The American Legion Hall in Aberdeen is playing host to a fundraiser for 8-year-old Max Meza, who is suffering from neurofibromatosis Type 2, a genetic condition that causes non-cancerous tumors to grow on the nervous system. The Meza family hopes to raise money to help offset medical bills from past and future surgeries. The sale will continue Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Aberdeen City Council voted to authorize Mayor Bill Simpson to sign an agreement with the state Department of Commerce to receive a grant for $154,000 to make the aeration basins at the city’s wastewater treatment plant more energy efficient.
The brig Lady Washington, the official ship of Washington state, will appear at the 38th Annual Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend. The ship arrives in Port Townsend Sept. 3 and will offer tours and excursions during the festival dates of September 5-7. The square-rigged vessel will berth at the Northwest Maritime Center dock. The appearance is the first by the ship at the festival in several years. Lady Washington is celebrating the 25th anniversary of her launch this year. Here’s a schedule of events for the ship: