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Vancouver Symphony Orchestra raises funds to help continue operations

October 17, 2020, 6:03am Community

FELIDA — The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra raised $175,165 during its first-ever free virtual gala on Sept. 20. The funds will help the organization, which faced a significant shortfall in earned income due to the pandemic. Nearly 250 people watched performances and special appearances from Vancouver Symphony Orchestra musicians and artists. A highlight of the event was when Maestro Salvador Brotons, music director and conductor of the symphony orchestra, was awarded… Read story

You Can Help

October 17, 2020, 6:00am Community

North Clark Historical Museum in Amboy is looking for volunteers. The museum is open the second and fourth Saturday of the month. Those interested in volunteering can call 360-247-5800; leave a message to receive a return call. Read story

Furry Friends finds funds for felines

October 17, 2020, 5:58am Community

MINNEHAHA — The no-kill cat shelter Furry Friends raised $62,000 during its annual auction, this year in the theme of “Hairy Pawter.” Read story

Washougal middle schools team up

October 17, 2020, 5:58am Community

WASHOUGAL — Teachers at Canyon Creek and Jemtegaard middle schools experienced a positive change during the COVID-19 pandemic as they hold weekly Professional Learning Community meetings on Zoom. T Read story

Local students awarded scholarships

October 17, 2020, 5:57am Community

HAZEL DELL — The Southwest Washington Contractors Association Foundation awarded eight scholarships totaling $12,250 to local residents with a connection to the construction industry or an interest in working in construction. Read story

District weaves subjects together for distance learning

October 17, 2020, 5:56am Community

WOODLAND — While students continue learning from home, Woodland Public Schools’ elementary art, music and physical education teachers worked together to create cross-curricular lessons for students and their families. The same teachers instruct the three subjects at Columbia, North Folk and Yale schools: Madison Fraser, art teacher; Cheryl Nesbitt, physical education teacher; and Miles Thorming-Gale, music teacher. “Given how rigorous remote learning can be, the three of us worked together… Read story

Open House Ministries raises $61k

October 17, 2020, 5:55am Community

ESTHER SHORT — Family shelter Open House Ministries, 900 W. 12th St., raised $61,615 during Give More 24!, a day dedicated to fundraising for nonprofit organizations across Southwest Washington on Sept. 24. Read story

Assistant principal pens book about student navigating pandemic

October 17, 2020, 5:51am Community

BATTLE GROUND — Daybreak Primary School Assistant Principal Solina Journey was emotional when schools closed their doors in March due to the pandemic. Read story

$100,000 raised for Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital

October 10, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Health

SALMON CREEK — Salmon Creek Hospital Foundation raised more than $100,000 during its annual Salmon Creek Cares auction. The online fundraiser from Sept. 14-18 aimed to support the expansion of cancer services at the hospital. Read story

Evergreen Habitat for Humanity raises $65K

October 10, 2020, 5:57am Community

ELLSWORTH SPRINGS — Evergreen Habitat for Humanity’s Annual “Raising the Roof” Benefit Breakfast moved to a virtual platform this year, held on Sept. 24. Read story