Community news briefs

Camp applications due

Applications are due prior to Aug. 14 for a free summer youth camp.

Clallam County Juvenile Services staff and volunteers offer the camp Sunday-Friday, Aug. 22-27, at Camp David Jr., Lake Crescent.

Rock n Roll camp is for youth ages 12-16 whose parents cannot afford a camping experience for their children.

Campers are matched with professional counselors.

Call 565-2630 or visit Juvenile Services at 1912 W. 18th St., Port Angeles.

Cell phones collected

Drennan & Ford Funeral Home is a drop-off site for Cell Phones for Soldiers as part of the funeral home becoming an Exclusive Veterans & Family Memorial Care Provider.

Clallam County Sheriff's Office brought more than 30 used cell phones and various accessories to the funeral home, 260 Monroe Road, Port Angeles.

Cell Phones for Soldiers turns used cell phones into prepaid calling cards to be used by troops overseas. Their website is Call 457-1210.

Salmon group celebrates 20

The North Olympic Salmon Coalition is celebrating the organization's 20th anniversary, inviting the public to a dinner from 5:30-9:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 20, at the Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe Community Center.

Cost is $15 per person.

On the menu is a wild salmon dinner by Cape Cleare and In Season Catering. Live music is by Joe Euro.

For the first time, the coalition hosts a silent auction. The evening's presentation is "NOSC: Past, Present, Future." An RSVP is required.

To reserve a place, call 379-8051 or e-mail to: For more details or directions to the center, see

Join Sequim Speaks

Sequim City Council seeks an applicant to fill a volunteer position on Sequim Speaks. Applicants must live within the Sequim School District boundaries in the southwest quadrant of the city.

The board meets at 6:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday each month and is a conduit for information between citizens and the city council.

For an application or more information, visit Sequim City Hall, 152 W. Cedar St., or call 683-4139. The position remains open until filled.

Genealogists host seminar

Clallam County Genealogical Society hosts a seminar 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14, at Dungeness Valley Lutheran Church, 923 N. Sequim Ave., Sequim.

Mary Slawson speaks about "The Next Level in Genealogy: Paths to Improving Your Family History Research."

The price is $35 for late registrants and at the door. Call 417-5000.

Senior menu

Here are the Sequim Senior Nutrition Site menus, served at 4:30 p.m. at Suncrest Village Retirement Apartments, 251 S. Fifth Ave. Suggested donation $3. Menus are subject to change. 24-hours reservation required. Call 683-8491.

Thursday Aug. 12 - Cook's choice;

Friday Aug. 13 - Coleslaw, barbecue beef on a bun, corn, fresh fruit in season;

Monday Aug. 16 - Green salad, oven-fried chicken, mashed potatoes, broccoli, peach crisp;

Tuesday Aug. 17 - Vegetable spring roll, stir fry shrimp, fried rice, mandarin oranges;

Wednesday Aug. 18 - Spinach salad, meatloaf, potatoes au gratin, peas/carrots, brownie.

Kiss the Pig donations

A Kiss the Pig donation drive continues through Aug. 16.

Donations can be made at Pacific Northwest Veterinary Hospital, 289 W. Bell St., or Country Care Vet and Acupuncture Service, 51 Valley Center Place, Sequim; or Family Veterinary Clinic, 3217 E. Mahogany St., Port Angeles.

Donations also can be sent to Clallam County 4-H Leaders Council, with a note of which veterinarian receives the donation, and mailed to G. P. Taylor, 2103 West Eighth St., Port Angeles, WA 98363.

After two weeks, the placing for Kiss the Pig donations is: 1. Dr. Linda Allen; 2. Dr. Toni Jensen; 3. Dr. Carmen Czachor; 4. Dr. Melissa Smith.

Voices of the Strait

Interviews with residents from Neah Bay to Port Townsend who lived and worked on the Olympic Peninsula between the 1920s-1960s are included in "Voices of the Strait," one of two short videos to be shown in August.

Starting times are at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 12, at Room 13, Lower Elwha Tribal Center, 2851 Lower Elwha Road, Port Angeles; and at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 24, Carver Room, Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St., Port Angeles; 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 25, Sequim Transit Center; 190 W. Cedar St., Sequim; and 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26, Port Townsend Marine Science Center, 532 Battery Way, Port Townsend.

The programs also include a video of interviews with local divers on underwater changes and a panel discussion with video participants, the production team, and local sponsoring organizations.

Call 417-6254.

VFW Ladies Auxiliary

Although Ladies Auxiliary of Veterans of Foreign Wars 4760 is not offering bingo at this time, a breakfast is served on Sundays.

Meals is $5 per plate, and all proceeds benefit veterans and scholarships for the local community.

Call 683-9546 for start time and menu.

Upcoming activities also include musical performances.

Raleigh performs music at the VFW hall, 169 E. Washington St., Sequim, from 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14.

The group will return Saturday, Oct. 23 at the same time and location.

Ken Boyinger is scheduled to perform 8-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 2.

Music at McComb

Craig Buhler, woodwinds; Ed Donohue, trumpet; and Al Harris, piano; perform jazz at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 15, at McComb Gardens.

Performances continue at 1 p.m. Sundays at 751 McComb Road, Sequim.

Wine Society tasting

Olympic Peninsula Enological Society presents wine from Tefft Cellars and Thai food Galare Thai from 5-8:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 22 at Dungeness Bay Wine and Cheese.

Singer/songwriter Kate Lily provides music.

Prices are $37 for members and $42 for guests. The reservation deadline is Tuesday, Aug. 17.

Call 457-4318 or visit

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