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Shelton Arts Commission Empty Bowls

The Shelton Arts Commission is pleased to announce the dates for the 9th annual Empty Bowls project, a three night creative effort to fight hunger.   Last year the event raised over $1,200 for The Saint’s Pantry Food Bank.

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North Mason Community Voice Meeting Monday

NM VoiceThe next North Mason Community Voice meeting will be Monday, February 23 at 7 PM at the Belfair Masonic Lodge (23341 NE SR3). Guest speaker will be Bill Bryant, commissioner for the Port of Seattle. (For more information on Bill Bryant, click here.)  He was born in Morton, grew up in Hoodsport and knows the Mason County area very well.

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MGH logoMason General Hospital & Family of Clinics will be presenting another FIRST AID/CPR/First Aid class on Thursday, March 12, 2015 from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Hospital’s Learning Center, located next to McDonald’s on Olympic Highway North. This certificate class requires a non-refundable registration fee of $35 (exact cash or check) payable in advance.

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Friends of Shelton Pool Meet Thursday Night

The Friends of the Shelton Pool group will be hosting a community meeting to talk about the SHS pool closure and ways the community can get involved to potentially save this facility. The meeting will be held a the Shelton Civic Center, 525 West Cota, from 7 to 8 PM tonight, Thursday, February 18, 2015.

Rep. Mac Ewen files bill to modernize state’s business and occupation tax

Rep. MacEwen speaking on the House floorRep. Drew MacEwen, R-Union, introduced a bill to update and simplify the state’s business and occupation (B&O) tax. House Bill 2150 would eliminate the tax burden on over 285,000 businesses in Washington state by ending preferences built in to the tax structure since its inception in the 1930s. MacEwen’s plan is revenue neutral, meaning there will be no impact on the budget writing process, but would provide Washington’s economy with a modern tax structure to help grow the economy.

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