The Shelton School Board is scheduled to discuss changing the NJROTC program during their business meeting at 5:45 PM today, Tuesday, March 12, 2013. The NJROTC is scheduled to close on June 30th and officials have applied to change the program to the Navy National Defense Cadet Corps (NNDCC) which has the same curriculum but reduced funding from the Navy.
A limited edition series of twelve fine-art porcelain plates celebrating “Women of the Century” will be raffled off this Spring as a fundraiser to benefit the Mason County League of Women Voters. The plates were produced by Limoges based on designs by the French artist Francois Ganeau as a tribute to the Western woman, celebrating changes in women’s fashion and lifestyle from 1865 to 1965.
Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics is hosting another free Women’s Health Event on Saturday, May 11, 2013 from 8 AM to 1 PM. The event will be held the new Main (south) Entrance of Mason General Hospital. All women are invited to attend and take control of their lives while healthcare professionals provide valuable health information and free blood pressure, cardiac, and diabetes testing.
Love INC of Mason County is offering a Defining Difference workshop to anyone who is interested in learning about the organization’s mission. The two sessions will be Monday, Feb. 25th at St. David’s Episcopal Church – 324 W. Cedar St., Downtown Shelton – with a tour of the Cold Weather Shelter; and Tuesday, Feb. 26th at Shelton First Baptist Church – 428 W. Cota St., Downtown Shelton with a tour of the Love INC Gap Ministry Warehouse. Both workshops are free and open to church members, attendees and friends.
The WSU Extension Mason County is partnering with FutureWise to offer a public forum on shoreline ecology and the Mason County Shoreline Master Program. The Mason County sound Shoreline Science Forum is scheduled at 1 PM March 1, 2013 at the Mary E. Theler Community Center in Belfair. During the three-hour forum, experts will discuss wildlife, shoreline geology, and aspects of the shore edge of Puget Sound, as well as provide an update on the Shoreline Master Program process for Mason County.
The Port of Shelton is holding an open house to introduce the public to the updated Airport Master Plan for Sanderson Field. This document has been in the works for five years and shows the operations expected at the airport over the next 20 years. According to the Port’s Executive Director, John Dobson, some of the amendments are to noise contours, increased military operations and land use.
Two of the Mason County Commissioners are meeting informally in Belfair Tuesday night. At 6 PM, Commissioners Lynda Ring-Erickson and Steve Bloomfield are holding a coffee hour. Everyone is invited to the North Mason School District Administration Building, 71 E Campus Drive in Belfair.
The Port of Shelton Commission is holding a special meeting at 2 PM Tuesday. The purpose of the meeting is to hold a workshop to discuss the Port’s 5-year Capital Facilities Plan. The workshop will be held in the Port Commission Chambers at 21 W. Sanderson Way. The public is welcome to attend.