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President-Elect (vice-president) Christine Paulsen became the 88th president of the Rotary Club of Sequim on July 24. Attorney Erwin Jones, right, administered the oath of office. Paulsen will complete the term of President Ron Farquhar who died unexpectedly on Friday, July 11. Farquhar became a Rotarian on Oct. 1, 1990, and previously served as president of the Sequim Noon Rotary Club for Rotary year 2005-2006.  - Photo by Vicky Blakesley
President-Elect (vice-president) Christine Paulsen became the 88th president of the Rotary Club of Sequim on July 24. Attorney Erwin Jones, right, administered the oath of office. Paulsen will complete the term of President Ron Farquhar who died unexpectedly on Friday, July 11. Farquhar became a Rotarian on Oct. 1, 1990, and previously served as president of the Sequim Noon Rotary Club for Rotary year 2005-2006.
— image credit: Photo by Vicky Blakesley

OMC board to discuss therapy pool

The Olympic Medical Center Board of Commissioners meet at 12:30 p.m. today, Aug. 6, in Linkletter Hall at Olympic Medical Center, 939 Caroline St., Port Angeles. Agenda items include an update on the facility’s physical therapy pool, a 2014-2016 Strategic Plan update from CEO Eric Lewis and more. Call 417-7705.

Friends host library sale

The Friends of the Library has its monthly book sale 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave.

SHS 65th reunion set

The Sequim High School Class of 1949 will meet for its 65th reunion on Saturday, Aug. 9.

A social hour and dinner are scheduled for 5 p.m. at Paradise Restaurant, 703 N. Sequim Ave.

On Sunday, Aug. 10, reunion attendees join the Pioneer Picnic at Sequim Prairie Grange on Macleay Road, for more reminiscing with Sequim “old-timers,” reunion organizers say.

For more information, call Bonnie McInnes at 683-6830.

Pioneers host picnic

The Sequim Pioneer Picnic begins at noon on Sunday, Aug. 10, at the Sequim Prairie Grange, 290 Macleay Road. Attendees are asked to bring a salad, main dish or dessert. Drinks and service are provided.

For more information, contact Bud Knapp at 683-7461 or Loretta Grant at 683-3194.

Group’s picnic planned

Compassionate Friends/North Olympic chapter hosts its second picnic starting at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10, at Voice of America Campground at the Dungeness Recreation Area.

Hot dogs and burgers are supplied, but participants are encouraged to bring side dishes and/or desserts to share. The group will release hundreds of monarch butterflies, representing children members have lost, at the event.

Compassionate Friends is a grief support group for those whose children have died.

For more information, see www.compassionatefriends.org.

Mountain goat talk on tap

The National Park Service is preparing an environmental impact statement for mountain goat management in Olympic National Park, Superintendent Sarah Creachbaum announced July 21.

A public scoping open house is planned for 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13, at the Port Angeles Library, 2210 S. Peabody St.

For more information or to be added to the ONP Mountain Goat Management Plan mailing list, visit http://parkplanning.nps.gov/olymgoat or call the park at 565-3004.

Youths to take flight

Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 430 hosts its third Young Eagle Rally from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16, at

Sequim Valley Airport. Young aviation enthusiasts ages 8-17 should bring their parent(s) along for permission for free airplane rides.

In case of inclement weather, the rally will be postponed to the following Saturday.

Air Affaire volunteers needed

Organizers of the Olympic Peninsula Air Affaire are seeking volunteers for the event, set for Aug. 30-31 at Sequim Valley Airport. Volunteers are needed to help with parking and information booths. To help or for more information, call Kelly Jo Hill at 461-3950.

Explorers plan falls trip

Join the Olympic Peninsula Explorers on its Saturday, Aug. 9, walk to Sol Duc Falls and Lovers Lane Trail. The trail is a 6-kilometer (3.5-mile) or 10-kilometer (10.2-mile) venture that starts with a group meeting at the Fairmount Restaurant, 1127 Lauridsen Blvd., Port Angeles. All walkers must sign up between 8:45-9 a.m. The walk is free but participants need one National Parks pass per car. Walkers are advised to bring sturdy shoes, water, a camera and a swimsuit if interested in dipping into the hot springs. For more information, call George Christensen at 360-697-2172.

Sequim rock band on KISM

Static Illusion, a Sequim-based hard rock band, is a featured guest on 92.9 KISM’s show “Locals Only,” set for 7-8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 10. The spot features music and live interviews with band members. Static Illusion also will be playing at the Oasis Sports Bar and Grill on Saturday, Aug. 16.

Senior Nutrition 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 (60 and over), $8 guest, and a 24-hour advance reservation is needed.

RSVP to 683-8491. Menus are subject to change.

Thursday, Aug. 7: Spring greens, pasta salad, baked tomato, grilled chicken, red grapes, oatmeal cookie

Friday, Aug. 8: Broccoli slaw, tuna casserole, dill carrots, apricots

Monday, Aug. 11: Soup, salad, sandwich, dessert from Sinclair Place

Tuesday, Aug. 12: Sliced tomatoes, Salisbury steak, mushroom sauce, mashed potatoes, spinach, fruited gelatin

Wednesday, Aug. 13: Tomato juice, spring greens, clam chowder, chicken strips, orange slices, rice pudding

 

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