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C OPALIS BEACH — The sign outside the Green Lantern Tavern along State Route 109 tells the tale as well as anything: 6,851 meals served to hungry North Beach children this summer — direct to their homes, no matter how remote or hard to get to.
PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP: Meets the last Tuesday of the month, 6 to 7 p.m., at the Hoquiam Library downstairs meeting room, 420 7th Street. The next meeting is scheduled for Aug. 25. This is a support group for those with Parkinson’s disease and their caregivers to share common experiences, suggestions for exercise and diet, resource ideas, and enjoy companionship. For more information, call Betsy Seidel at 360-533-5968.
The Senior Nutrition Program, conducted by the Coastal Community Action Program, regularly serves lunches at noon at:
Saturday, Hoquiam welcomes the Grays Harbor Pride Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a variety of entertainment for all. Hoquiam joins the worldwide community pride events that typically happen throughout the summer. Modern day pride festivals are a community celebration of acceptance and respect, honoring the lives of the members of our community who are gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, transsexual or who identify as queer (or who are questioning their sexuality), commonly what’s referred to as LGBTQ. The history of Pride Festivals or Pride Parades in the U.S. date back to the ‘70s.
The American Red Cross, Pacific NW Region, has announced four blood drives for the Twin Harbor area in September.
A photo of 1931 summer recreation at LaPush included horsebackriding, tent camping and ocean canoe trips out to Sealion Rocks with Capt. Leven P. Coe, a member of the Quilleute Tribe — although the ladies in the photo do not appear to be dressed for any of those activites. If you have any information on this photo or others from this feature, visit www.jonesphotocollection.com and submit it via the website’s feedback form.
75 years ago
Local FFA and 4-H clubs collaborated to host a youth livestock auction during the Grays Harbor County Fair at the fairgrounds in Elma on Saturday, Aug. 8.
Each week, we’ll ask a question, and print your answers. This week’s question: What are your thoughts on the new welcome sign on the Wishkah River Bridge?