Category Archives: Community Events

Save Shelton NJROTC Meeting Set

Shelton NJROTC Cadets Daniel Bouchie and John Olson handing out program information at the Mason Area Fair

A community meeting has been set to save the Shelton NJROTC (Navy Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps). The meeting is scheduled for 6:30 PM Tuesday, August 7th in the P.U.D. 3 auditorium on Johns Prairie Road. The Shelton unit is on the Navy’s list of units to be disestablished next year due to its failure to meet statutory and NJROTC regulatory minimum enrollment.

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Last Day for Fair

Today (Sunday, July 29) is the final day for the Mason Area Fair and Rodeo. Gates open at 10 AM for all the music, food, animals, fire shows by Dragon Steps, rides, free hands-on kids activities, all types of vendors and exhibitors, and so much more.

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Government Meetings & Events 7/30 to 8/4

Belfair Sewer Ribbon Cutting Monday, Shelton City Commission Monday, Mason County Commission Tuesday in Belfair, CMF&EMS Wednesday, MGH Surgery Wing Dedication Wednesday, Fire Commissioners/Fire Chiefs Thursday, Shelter Shuffle Saturday

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Mason Area Fair Continues Saturday & Sunday

The Mason Area Fair & NPRA Rodeo continues today (Saturday) and tomorrow (Sunday). Gates open at 10 AM both mornings and attendees will find plenty of music, food, animals, fire shows by Dragon Steps, carnival rides, free hands-on kids activities, all types of vendors and exhibitors, and so much more. 

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Paddle to Squaxin 2012: Canoes Landing Sunday

The Paddle to Squaxin 2012 is underway and a record number of tribal canoes will be landing Sunday afternoon. The Landing will around 1 PM at North Point in Olympia (between the studios of KGY Radio and the Swantown Marina) and will include the traditional ceremony to welcome ashore each Canoe Family who has made the journey. 

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Road Construction Impacts Access to Grapeview Water Festival

Construction on Grapeview Loop Road will impact access to the Grapeview Water and Arts Festival Saturday. Mason County Public Works has closed Grapeview Loop Road at milepost 3, which is just east of Murray Road, so those wising to attend this annual event hosted by the Grapeview Community Association and the Fair Harbor Marina will need to use the northern most end of Grapeview Loop Road. That is the end closest to Allyn. 

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Ribbon Cutting for Belfair Sewer Monday

A ribbon cutting has been set for the Belfair Wastewater and Water Reclamation Facility. The Mason County Commissioners will be joined at 8 AM Monday (July 30th) by Congressman Norm Dicks and Bob Bergquist of the Washington State Department of Ecology at the Water Reclamation Facility in Belfair (22250 SR 3 – near milepost 28 across from Belfair Yard “Log” Road). The public is encouraged to attend.

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2012 American Business Women’s Award Winners Announced

The 2012 Mason General Hospital Foundation’s American Business Women’s Award winners have been announce. Every year, MGHF honors three outstanding business women who are or were successful in their occupations, work or have worked in Mason County, and are active as volunteers in the community.

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