Category Archives: Community Events

Poverty Task Force Holding Public Forums

The City of Shelton’s Poverty Task Force is hosting two public forums to hear from the community regarding the work of the Task Force and how poverty is affecting Shelton. The City Commission established a Poverty Task Force to collect data and develop facts in order to propose recommendations that would ease the impacts of poverty on people and businesses in Shelton.

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City Commission Holding Special Meeting Friday

city of shelton logo color small 150The Shelton City Commission is holding a special meeting Friday morning at 11 AM. There are two items on the agenda: paving proposal for Union and Ferry streets; and the funding application to the Department of Health for the Upper Mt. View Pressure Zone. The City Commission will meet in the back room at the Shelton Civic Center.

 

Fire District 4 Open House Saturday

FireDistrict4logoMason County Fire District 4 is holding an open house Saturday to say “Thank you!” to District voters for supporting the Levy Lid Lift which helped with the purchase of two new engines. The open house runs 11 AM to 3 PM at the Arcadia Fire Hall, 2970 SE Arcadia Road.

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Sheldon to Speak at Next Voice Meeting

NM VoiceTim Sheldon, 35th District State Senator and Mason County Commissioners, is the guest speaker at the next meeting of the North Mason Community Voice. The Senator will provide an update on the last legislative session at 7 PM Monday, August 26, 2013. The North Mason Community Voice meets at the Belfair Masonic Lodge (23341 NE SR3). Everyone is welcome to attend.

Turning Pointe Holding Open House Saturday

Turning Pointe logoTurning Pointe Domestic Violence Services is holding an open house Saturday at its shelter in Shelton. The event runs 11 AM to 2 PM at 210 Pacific Court (off of 1541 West Railroad Avenue). There will be children’s activities including face painting, free hot dogs and tours of the facility.

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MTA Holding Transit Fair in Belfair

MTA logoMason Transit is holding a Transit Fair and Public Forum in Belfair Wednesday. The event runs 5 PM to 7 PM at Belfair Elementary. Those who attend will be able to explore the MTA’s fleet, learn about transit services and options, and hear about upcoming projects for Park-and-Ride locations, bus shelter replacement, Bill Hunter Park and the widening of Highway 3.

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Voice to Clean Up Hunter Park

NM VoiceThe North Mason Community Voice will be cleaning up Hunter Park in Belfair Saturday from 9 AM to 11 AM. The plan is to spruce up the bus stop area at the corner of Old Belfair Highway and Clifton Lane. Those interested in helping should bring gardening gloves, clippers, rakes and other gardening tools. Free pizza and drinks afterward at Seabeck Pizza for all who help.

 

MMK PTO Basket Bingo

Mary M. Knight School District Parent Teacher Organization is holding its 5th Annual Basket Bingo at the High School (2987 W. Matlock Brady Road) on March 23rd from 5 PM to 8 PM. 

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School Board to Discuss Changing NJROTC

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.

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League of Women Voters Raffling “Women of the Century” Limoges Plates

Z-Boxed-SetA 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.

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