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Timberland reports fiscal first quarter results

Timberland Bancorp, Inc. has reported net income of $1.73 million, or 24 cents per diluted common share, for the first fiscal quarter ended December 31. This compares to$1.65 million, or 23 cents per share, for the previous quarter, and $1.41 million, or 20 cents per diluted common share, for the first fiscal quarter a year ago.

Timberland Bank donates $10,000 for flood relief

Timberland Bank President Mike Sand, right, presents a $10,000 check to community leader John Warring (middle) and Jim Daly, executive director of the Grays Harbor Community Foundation. The foundation has established an ad-hoc committee to administer funds received specifically for January 2015 storm relief efforts.

$50k grant to look at visitor center in Aberdeen

A $50,000 grant awarded to the City of Aberdeen will help fund the preliminary steps toward a new visitor center that would serve the entire Harbor. According to a statement from the state’s Department of Commerce, the Community Economic Revitalization Board awarded the money to go toward the city’s Gateway Center Redevelopment Project, a visitor information and enterprise center.

Collecting donations

Concerned citizen Kathy Powers-Waite and her “partner in crime” Mike Gyde sit at their post outside of the Dollar Tree on Simpson Avenue the day before Thanksgiving as they collect personal care items from shoppers which will be donated to the Hoquiam food and clothing bank. Within only a couple hours of operation the two collected a large bin full of items. Kathy and Mike plan to be at it again Wednesday at the same location starting around 11 a.m.

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SPMC nurse practioner Tammy Davis honored at national conference

NASHVILLE – Nurse practitioners and nurse practitioner advocates, recipients of the prestigious American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) 2014 State Award for Excellence, were honored at an awards ceremony and reception held during the AANP 2014 National Conference June 17-22 in Nashville, Tennesse. Tammy Davis, ARNP with Summit Pacific Medical Center in Elma, was among the recipients honored.

SPMC nurse practitioner Tammy Davis honored at national conference

NASHVILLE – Tammy Davis, a nurse practitioner with Summit Pacific Medical Center in Elma, was among the recipients honored by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) with a State Award for Excellence at the group’s national conference last month in Nashville. The award recognizes a nurse practitioner (NP) in a state who demonstrates excellence in practice.

B&B named business of the month

B&B Automotive in Aberdeen is May’s Business of the Month for Greater Grays Harbor Inc. This is the second time the 30-year-old business has received the award and giving was part of the reason why. In the last year, B&B supported the United Way of Grays Harbor, local schools and their Food Ball, youth sports, food and clothing banks, the YMCA of Grays Harbor, Scouts, Relay for Life, the American Cancer Society, Habitat for Humanity and Washington Business Week, which offers merit-based scholarships.

Facebook training offered to Pacific County business community

The Willapa Harbor Chamber of Commerce will offer Facebook training to area businesses in partnership with the Long Beach Visitor’s Bureau. The 90-minute workshop will be offered Monday, May 12, immediately following the monthly Chamber of Commerce meeting, about 1 p.m. at the Chamber Building in South Bend. This class will be taught by Long Beach Visitor’s Bureau Marketing Communications Coordinator, Robyn Schneider. Attendees are encouraged to bring their laptops and smartphones if available.