Community briefs, June 13, 2012


Senior menu

Sequim Senior Nutrition Site menus are served at 4:30 p.m. at Suncrest Village Retirement Apartments, 251 S. Fifth Ave. Suggested donation is $5 ($7 guest) and a 24-hour advance reservation is needed. RSVP to 683-8491. Menus are subject to change.

Thursday, June 14: Tossed green salad, cheese ravioli with marinara sauce, spinach, garlic bread, fresh melon

Friday, June 15: Salad, baked chicken, potato salad, veggie, dessert

Monday, June 18: Salad, spaghetti, vegetable, garlic bread, dessert

Tuesday, June 19: Strawberry salad, roasted pork, baked sweet potato, spinach, baked apples

Wednesday, June 20: Ambrosia salad, roast turkey, mashed potatoes, steamed broccoli, pumpkin pie.

Flag exchange program offered

The Clallam County Veterans Association is offering a flag exchange program to the residents of Clallam County during the week of June 11-15 in honor of Flag Day, Thursday, June 14. Citizens can exchange their tired, frayed or faded United States flag for a new 3-foot by 5-foot polyester flag free of charge courtesy of the CCVA at the Clallam County Veterans Center, 216 S. Francis St., through Friday between 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 

This program provides local residents the ability to properly dispose of their old flags and to obtain a new one. 

For more information, call Tammy Sullenger at 417-2383.

Flag disposal ceremony set

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4760 is collecting torn and tattered U.S. flags for an annual flag disposal ceremony on Flag Day, Thursday, June 14. Flags may be left in collection boxes year-round at 169 E. Washington St., Sequim, and on the Sunnyside Avenue side of the building. For more information, contact the post at 683-9546, or

School benefit planned

A benefit to reopen the Paradise Theatre School, a nonprofit in Chimacum, is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 15, at the Pope Marine Building at Madison and Water streets in Port Townsend. The event is billed as “Humor in Paradise: An Evening of Amusing Treats by Peninsula Women.” Tickets are available at The Food Coop, 414 Kearney St., Port Townsend, or online at The suggested donation is $15.

KOA hosts DJ contest 

The Port Angeles/Sequim KOA Campground, 80 O’Brien Road, Port Angeles, hosts the “Jungle Fever” DJ Competition on June 15-17. More than 60 DJs spin 34 hours of music on two stages. Tickets are $40 limited; $50 pre-sales; $60 at the gate; $20 for “time frame” passes; and $90 VIP. Find tickets at For more information, go to

Gardeners talk squash, pumpkins

Muriel Nesbitt and Michelle Mangiantini speak on growing pumpkins and squash at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 16, at the Master Gardeners Demonstration Garden, 2711 Woodcock Road, Sequim.

Research military genealogy 

Genealogist and military historian Rod Fleck provides tools for family historians and genealogists in researching ancestors’ military service at the Jefferson County Genealogical Society meeting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, June 16, at the Tri-Area Community Center, 10 West Valley Road, Chimacum. The free meeting is open to the public. Find more information at

Dads and dogs

The seventh annual Father’s Day Hot Rods and Hot Dogs car show event is from noon-3 p.m. Sunday, June 17, at The Pumpkin Patch, U.S. Highway 101 and Kitchen-Dick Road, west of Sequim. 

Free admission and free hot dogs with children’s games and activities. 

For more information, call Glen Douglas at 452-9936.

Appply for continuing ed scholarships

Soroptimist International of Sequim is accepting applications for three continuing education scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each. 

Applicants must be female graduates of Sequim High School or have a legal address within the Sequim School District. 

They also need to have completed one year of post-secondary education and must be continuing their education in the fall of 2012. 

The application for these scholarships is available online at 

Completed applications must be postmarked by July 15. For more information, call Tracy Russell at 504-2351.

Shelter Providers to meet

Shelter Providers Network of Clallam County meets from 9-10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 20, downstairs in Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 301 Lopez Ave., Port Angeles. Meetings are open to everyone interested in ending local homelessness. For more information, call SPN coordinator Martha Ireland at 452-4737 or e-mail

Free breast health clinic set

Pink Up Port Angeles offers a free Breast Health Clinic for women who have no health insurance on Saturday, June 16, at the Olympic Medical Center MRI Imaging Center in Port Angeles. Call 457-5141 for an appointment and directions.

PFOA money taken

A representative from Peninsula Friends of Animals says cash and checks were stolen from its booth at the Open Aire Market on Saturday, June 9. Contact the group at 452-0414 for more information.

Marriage equality party on tap

The Clallam County Democratic Party is hosting an event celebrating the passage of Marriage Equality Legislation on Saturday, June 16, at the Port Angeles Yacht Club. 

The event includes a free all-ages potluck from 4-6 p.m. and a dance party from 8 p.m.-midnight featuring DJ shmeejay and DJ transport. The dance party is 21 years-and-older and comes with a $10 suggested minimum donation. 

The event is open to those members of the public who support marriage equality. For more information, e-mail Jack Slowriver at 

Volunteers sought to collect data

Streamkeepers, Clallam County’s volunteer stream monitoring program, is seeking volunteers to help collect stream health data, perform data entry and analysis, and conduct education and outreach. 

Training dates are June 16 and June 23 and training is free; no previous experience or special equipment necessary, but bring boots or waders if you have them. 

To register or inquire, call Streamkeepers at 417-2281 or e-mail or see

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