Battle Ground — Four Battle Ground Public Schools administrators were recently introduced to school board members. They are: Pleasant Valley Middle School Principal Tamarah Grigg, Daybreak Middle School Principal Kevin Palena, Chief Umtuch Middle School Principal Matt Kesler and River HomeLink Principal Darlene Wilgus.
More than 900 north county students who qualify for free or reduced-price lunches are preregistered to participate in North County School Readiness Day on Friday inside the cafeteria at Battle Ground High School, 300 W. Main St., Battle Ground.
BATTLE GROUND — Elizabeth Cerveny and the board of the North County Community Food Bank have a big vision for their future: a spacious $2.5 million building that sister social service agencies would also call home. They're not sure how realistic that is, but executive director Cerveny is spreading the word to see what turns up.
Battle Ground — Bonnie Walden, a member of the Battle Ground General Federation of Women's Clubs, was recently chosen to be president of the organization's Western States Region. Walden was given the honor during a meeting in Chandler, Ariz. She'll now lead meetings of the 11-state region, the next taking place in September in Seattle. Walden has been involved with the GFWC for 50 years.
Battle Ground — A $1,500 donation from the Battle Ground Chamber of Commerce Harvest Days Cruise In Committee will let the city's police department add pediatric pads to the lifesaving AED machines in its patrol cars. The Automated External Defibrillator machines, which use a electric jolt to treat sudden cardiac arrest, came with adult pads, but not ones for children. The committee presented the check to Police Chief Bob Richardson at the Aug. 4 city council meeting.