Category Archives: Community Events

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Saturday

Saturday is the national Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. The National Association of Letter Carriers and Campbell Soup Company are joining forces to collect non-perishable food items. This is the 20th year for this food drive. To participate, residents are asked to leave a sturdy bag containing non-perishable foods, such as canned soup, canned vegetables, pasta, rice or cereal next to their mailbox prior to the time of regular mail delivery on Saturday. Your letter carrier will collect these food donations as they deliver the mail.

Hospital to Dedicate New Walking Trail

Mason General Hospital and Family of Clinics will be dedicating its new walking trail around the hospital campus Friday morning at 9 AM. The trail is part of the hospital’s remodel and meanders around the hospital grounds from the Wellness Garden on the west side of the facility, south along Sherwood Lane, east at G Street, north on N 13th Street to Mountain View Drive and back to the Wellness Garden along Mountain View Drive – about a half mile.

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Don James, Gillis Auto Love INC Golf Tournament Supporters

The support of Love INC’s second annual golf tournament and dinner auction is increasing. The 501 C (3) organization that mobilized churches in Mason County to assist those in need, recently added former University of Washington football coach Don James as this year’s Celebrity Golfer and Gillis Auto Center is donating a 2012 automobile to the first hole-in-one made on Hole 2 and other prized to all hole-in-ones made on the par 3 holes.

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Free CPR Class in June

The summer promises to be filled with outdoor activity, and many safety concerns, but you can be well prepared for an emergency with some basic lifesaving skills. Mason General Hospital & Family of Clinics is offering another FREE Adult, Child, and Infant Basic Life Support CPR class on Thursday, June 7,

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May Topic for MGH Shelton Diabetes Group: Impact of Medications on Blood Sugar

Knowing how your medications interact and the potential side effects is of special importance to those with diabetes, since some medications typically increase or decrease blood sugar. The topic at the next Mason General Hospital Diabetes Support Group meeting is “Impact of Medications on Blood Sugar”, and is set for Thursday, May 17, 2012 from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Ellinor Room at the Hospital. 

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Hood Canal School Board Seeks Community Input on Superintendent Search

The Board of Directors for the Hood Canal School District is inviting community members to attend a special meeting at 6:30 PM Thursday to provide input regarding the desired qualifications for the next Superintendent/Principal for the district.

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Fire District 2 Chief to Speak at NM Community Voice Monday

Mason County Fire District No. 2 Chief Beau Bakken will be the featured speaker at the North Mason Community Voice meeting Monday night. The Chief will answer questions about his district’s upcoming levy election.

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