Category Archives: Community Events

Shelton Community Blood Drive Friday

Bloodworks Northwest is holding a blood drive Friday from 9 AM to 3 PM at Mason County’s Building #10, 414 West Franklin Street, (the former Olsens Furniture). This drive was added to replace canceled bloodmobile at Walmart.

With the loss of 3,300 donations because of cancelled blood drives due to the closure of schools, colleges, businesses, and event postponements, our community is experiencing a blood emergency.

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Kilmer to Hold Telephone Town Hall Monday to Discuss COVID-19

On Monday, March 16 at 6:30pm PT, Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) will hold a telephone town hall regarding the federal government’s response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). In addition to a discussion on the recently passed $8.3 Billion emergency funding supplemental and legislation passed by the House to support workers and families, the telephone town hall will feature experts to help answer constituent questions regarding best practices and ongoing medical efforts to address the COVID-19 public health emergency, including:

  • Dr. Alex Greninger, M.D., Ph.D., M.S., M.Phil., assistant director of the University of Washington Medicine Clinical Virology Laboratory and a University of Washington assistant professor of Laboratory Medicine.
  • Dr. Nathan Schlicher, M.D., president-elect of the Washington State Medical Association and regional medical director of quality assurance for the emergency departments at CHI Franciscan.
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Sons of Serendip Concert CANCELLED

Recent developments concerning the rapidly-spreading Coronavirus (COVID-19) and concern for the health and well-being of the Shelton community have led the management team at the Mason County Community Concert Association to make the decision to cancel the upcoming March 31 concert featuring Sons of Serendip. Currently, the concert has not been rescheduled, but the staff at Mason County CCA will evaluate all available options after the threat has passed.

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Sons of Serendip to Perform In Shelton

Live On Stage, Inc. and Mason County Community Concert Association announce America’s Got Talent Finalists, Sons of Serendip, as part of their 2019 – 2020 Concert Season.

Sensational vocal/instrumental quartet and America’s Got Talent Season 9 finalists, Sons of Serendip, are bringing their jaw-dropping sound to Shelton High School Auditorium in Shelton, Washington on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.  Single tickets to this performance are $30 (adults), children under 18 admitted FREE. 2020-2021 season brochures are now available!

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Mason Health March Classes & Support Groups

Mason Health continues to offer an ongoing series of classes and support groups to assist patients and community members as we strive to fulfill our mission of United Community, Empowered People, Exceptional Health. In the month of March, Mason Health will be re-launching its Matter of Balance program on falls risk at the Mason County Senior Activities Center in Shelton and continuing the Matter of Balance class at the HUB Center for Seniors in Belfair. And new to Mason Health is the Breastfeeding Comes First support group, which is sponsored by the Breastfeeding Coalition of Mason County. Read on for more details.

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2020 Mason County Forest Festival Royalty Crowned

The royalty for the 2020 Mason County Forest Festival was crowned Saturday, February 29. Also during the ceremony, the winner of the button contest and this year’s Grand Marshal were announced.

Forest Festival Court, L-R – Michael Gilman, Kiara Reyna, Grace Renecker, Elle Jennings, Kain Tinajero Hernandez

Reigning over the 2020 Forest Festival are:

· Queen of the Forest – Grace Renecker, Senior, SHS
· Paul Bunyan – Kain Tinajero Hernandez, Senior SHS
· Princess of Cedar – Kiara Reyna, Senior SHS
· Princess of Hemlock – Elle Jennings, Senior SHS
· Timber the Axe Man – Michael Gilman, Junior SHS

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2020 Empty Bowls Set

The Shelton Arts Commission has set the dates for the 2020 Empty Bowls event. This year is the 15th year for the event that raises funds for Saint’s Pantry Food Bank. Mark Ziegler, Community Development Director for the City of Shelton, talked about the event at this week’s Shelton City Council meeting.

Empty Bowls dates to remember:

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Mason Clinic Grand Opening Friday

The Grand Opening & Dedication Ceremony for Mason Clinic is this Friday (Feb. 21st) and Mason Health welcomes the entire community to this historic event.

The program will begin at 1 p.m. and will include remarks and speeches from Commissioner Scott Hilburn of Public Hospital District No. 1, the governing body of Mason Health, and CEO Eric Moll. The Honorable Judge Ben Settle will lead the dedication, which will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Shelton-Mason County Chamber of Commerce. The event will also include refreshments provided by Kern’s Kitchen, a photo booth from Cooper Studios, and guided tours with Mason Health leadership. Mason Health, in conjunction with Cooper Studios, will also reveal a custom art piece.

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Kiwanis Invites Youth to Audition for Theater Program

Mason County youth are invited to audition for a live theater production of “Jack & the Beanstalk.”

For twenty-five years, the Shelton Kiwanis Club has teamed up with Missoula Children’s Theater (MCT) for an exceptional performing arts program. MCT, the nation’s largest touring children’s theater visiting nearly 1,300 communities this year alone.

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Sail On to Perform In Shelton

Live On Stage, Inc. and Mason County Community Concert Association announce Beach Boys Tribute Act as part of their 2019 – 2020 Concert Season.

Sail On is bringing all of the Beach Boys biggest hits to our area for a night of “Fun, Fun, Fun” that won’t soon be forgotten. Join this surfin’ party band for a special concert at Shelton High School Auditorium in Shelton, Washington on Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 7:00 p.m.  Single tickets to this performance are $30 (adults), children under 18 admitted FREE.

For more information call 360-426-1842 or 360-426-1940.

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