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Looking Back — Wandering Turkey

The caption for this Thanksgiving 1959 photo in The Daily World read: “After a rather unusual ‘vacation trip’ around the countryside, Cosmopolis Lion Don Estes’ 25-pound turkey finally came home to roost Monday night. But Estes decided not to keep the wandering bird. He is shown donating it to Marian Gillespie for the Salvation Army’s annual Thanksgiving dinner.” 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.

Happenings 11/20

Smart Driver, formerly known as AARP Driver Safety Course, will be offered from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 1 and 2 at the Montesano 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 Danny Wills at 249-8249.

Religion Events 11/15

The Daily World is happy to print your church information. Sunday events and special events only. For mid-week services, call the church. Deadline for this page is noon on Wednesday. Send to kbarkstrom@thedailyworld.com

Senior Events 11/15

SENIOR LEGAL ADVICE CLINIC IN GRAYS HARBOR AND PACIFIC COUNTY: Senior Legal Advice Clinics are now available in the Olympic Area Agency on Aging Information &Assistance offices in Aberdeen, Raymond and Long Beach. This is a free service to elders 60+ who want/need to meet with an attorney face-to-face for some guidance. Seniors may also send a representative for themselves if they are unable to meet with the attorney. The sessions are generally 30 minutes and can cover a variety of topics ranging from wills, Powers of Attorney, tenant rights, estate questions and so on. The attorney will be in the Aberdeen office Tuesday, Nov. 18. And it’s easy access; just contact our offices, Aberdeen (360) 532-0520/Raymond (360) 942-2177/Long Beach (360) 642-3634 and request an appointment.

Religion Events 11/8

The Daily World is happy to print your church information. Sunday events and special events only. For mid-week services, call the church. Deadline for this page is noon on Wednesday. Send to kbarkstrom@thedailyworld.com

Senior Events 11/8

HOQUIAM POLICE DEPT. DRUG TAKE BACK BOX: Now every day is “drug take-back day” at the Hoquiam Police Department, 215 10th St. in Hoquiam. Following four years of successful participation in the national biannual program, the department recently installed a 24-hour drug drop box in the department’s lobby — the first of its kind in the county. The program is not only for Hoquiam residents. All Harborites, rural residents, those passing through, or anybody really, can use the box to safely discard unwanted medication.

Senior Events 11/1

BE A READING BUDDY! Public schools across the country have faced system-wide budget cuts. Increased classroom sizes and reductions in aide staff challenge our teachers. The Grays Harbor Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) wants to help! We are recruiting citizens age 55 plus to be Reading Buddies. Many studies show that if a child is not reading at grade level by 3rd grade, it greatly impacts their ability to graduate high school on time. By helping students learn to read you will promote reading appreciation and success. For about one hour per week, YOU can make a difference. Call Jenny today to learn more about the program. (360) 500-4505

Religion Events 11/1

The Daily World is happy to print your church information. Sunday events and special events only. For mid-week services, call the church. Deadline for this page is noon on Wednesday. Send to kbarkstrom@thedailyworld.com