Lake Chelan Valley Events, Meetings - Feb. 17-April 30

Cross-country, downhill ski reports
ECHO RIDGE: For the latest grooming report go to lakechelannordic.org. Passes are required. Season passes and Nordic Club memberships can be purchased online at LakeChelanNordic.org. Use your receipt for proof of payment until you receive your season pass in the mail. Day passes can be purchased for $10 per person 18 years and older at the trailhead with cash or check.
ECHO VALLEY: Echo Valley Ski area has closed for the season.
Hazardous Waste Disposal for Small Businesses: Deadline to register Feb. 24
WENATCHEE - Chelan County businesses in need of hazardous waste disposal must pre-register to participate in the Chelan County Small Quantity Generator Event by Feb. 24. The event, which will take place on March 3, is an opportunity for local businesses to dispose of hazardous wastes, often at reduced costs. Businesses that accumulate up to 2,200 pounds of hazardous wastes per year at their place of business may qualify as a Small Quantity Generator. Those businesses must pre-register to be eligible to participate in the event. To pre-register for the event, contact Chelan County Public Works 509-667-6415. A copy of the event application may be found on the Solid Waste web page co.chelan.wa.us/solid-waste-management/pages/household-hazardous-wastes).
P.E.O. Scholarship Opportunity: 
April 30 deadline 
NCW - Applications are now being accepted for the Upper Valley Scholarship supported by P.E.O. Chapter JF, Leavenworth.   The purpose of the scholarship is to assist women in need of financial help return to higher education in an accredited university, college or technical school in the State of Washington.  This needs-based scholarship must be used for school expenses and will be paid directly to the school. Applications must be received for consideration by April 30, 2021.  Scholarship funds will be available by the Fall of 2021, and be sent directly to the school financial department upon confirmation of enrollment. Women applicants must be seeking further higher education at either the undergraduate or graduate level in one of the following ways:
• Applicant must be age 30 or above and reside in Chelan or Douglas County
• Applicant must be currently enrolled in, or returning to, a higher education program after a two-year or more absence.
Chelan Fire & Rescue: Feb. 17
CHELAN - The  Chelan Fire & Rescue board of commissioners will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 3 p.m. via Zoom. The public is welcome to join them. They meet the third Wednesday of the month. Go to chelan.7.com for information.
Red Cross Blood Drive: Feb. 17 
Chelan - An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held Feb. 17, 12 p.m. - 6 p.m., at the Lake Chelan United Methodist Church, corner of Johnson Avenue and Emerson Street. To make an appointment visit  RedCrossBlood.org, call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or enable the Blood Donor Skill on any Alexa Echo device to make an appointment or for more information. All blood types are needed to ensure a reliable supply for patients. A blood donor card or driver’s license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age in most states (16 with parental consent where allowed by state law), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood. High school students and other donors 18 years of age and younger also have to meet certain height and weight requirements.  Blood and platelet donors can save time at their next donation by using RapidPass® to complete their pre-donation reading and health history questionnaire online, on the day of their donation, before arriving at the blood drive. To get started, follow the instructions at RedCrossBlood.org/RapidPass or use the Blood Donor App. 
‘What’s Up Vet!’ - Informational Zoom meetings: Feb. 18, 23, 25
NCW - All Chelan and Douglas County veterans are invited to attend the new “What’s Up Vet!” informational meetings via Zoom. Every Tuesday/Thursday from 2-4 p.m. Open to vets, spouses, dependents and anyone with questions regarding veteran benefits and resources. Go to: us02web.zoomaus with Zoom platform meeting id: 863 5856 4972. Call 509-664-6801 (Chelan County Veteran Service Office) or 509-683-3605 (DCVSO) for more information. Sponsored by CCVSO, DCVSO, Wenatchee Valley College and the Washington State Veteran Corps Navigation project.
Lake Chelan Lions Club: Feb. 18
CHELAN -  The Lake Chelan Lions Club meets every Thursday at noon.  Call Steve Shumway at 360-239-3322 for location or if you are interested in joining.
Entiat School Board: Feb. 18
ENTIAT - The Entiat School Board will meet on Thursday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.m. They meet the third Thursday of the month. For information: entiatschool.org
Cascadia Conservation District: Feb. 19
NCW - The Cascadia Conservation District Regular Board meeting will be a Zoom or call-in meeting, held on Friday, Feb. 19, 1:30 p.m.  More information and instructions will be available on our web site at cascadiacd.org or by calling the District at 509-436-1601.
Food Bank  food distribution: 
Feb. 20, 23
CHELAN - The Lake Chelan Food Bank food giveaway is on Saturday and Tuesday, 9-10 a.m. Distribution is  drive-thru. They are located at 417 S. Bradley Street. 
Manson School District: Feb. 22
MANSON - The Manson School District board of directors will meet at 6 p.m. on Feb. 22, via via ZOOM https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84732693692. For more infom contact the district office at 687-3140.
Lake Chelan Rotary: Feb. 23
CHELAN/MANSON -  Lake Chelan Rotary holds their weekly meeting every Tuesday at noon via Zoom at: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9588160732. For more info: lakechelanrotary.org
Lake Chelan Health board: Feb. 23
CHELAN - The Lake Chelan Health board of commissioners (formerly Lake Chelan Community Hospital & Clinics) will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 1:30 via zoom. For more information go to lakechelanhealth.com. They meet the 4th Tuesday of the month unless otherwise noted. 
City of Chelan Council: Feb. 23
CHELAN - The Chelan City Council and Lake Chelan Airport Board will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 23, beginning at 6 p.m. via video conferencing. Council is encouraging citizens to listen from home. For more information:  cityofchelan.us
Lake Chelan School District: Feb. 23
CHELAN - The Lake Chelan School District board of directors will meet at 6 p.m. on Feb. 23. This meeting will be available to the  Board of Directors and community members via video conferencing.  If you would like to attend this meeting via phone or computer, please contact Georgia Mashayekh prior to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23, to learn how to connect. Because of the format of the meeting, public comments and questions for the school board must be submitted to Georgia Mashayekh before 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23.
Chelan County Commissioners: 
Feb. 23-24
WENATCHEE - The Chelan County Commissioners meet every Monday and Tuesday beginning at  9 a.m. (except legal holidays). Currently, due to COVID-19, meetings are being held via Zoom Video Conference until further notice. For meeting agenda and Zoom meeting info: co.chelan.wa.us/files/board-of-commissioners/documents/Agenda.pdf
City of Entiat Council: Feb. 23
ENTIAT - The Entiat City Council will meet on Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. For more information:  entiatwa.us or 784-1500
Chelan Douglas Regional 
Port Authority: Feb. 23
EAST WENATCHEE - The Chelan Douglas Regional Port Authority Board of Directors meet on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 9 a.m. Currently, due to COVID-19, meetings are being held via Zoom Video Conference until further notice. For meeting agenda and Zoom meeting info: cdrpa.org/board-meetings.
American Legion Post #108: March 1
MANSON - American Legion Post #108 meets the first Monday of each month unless it falls on a holiday then it goes to second Monday. The next meeting will be held in the Hub at North Shore Bible Church, beginning at 7 p.m.
Chelan County PUD: March 1
WENATCHEE -  The Chelan County Public Utility District board of commissioners, will meet on March 1 at 10 a.m., in a virtual meeting. They meet the first and third Monday. For information: chelanpud.org
Help available for 
Douglas County veterans 
EAST WENATHCEE - Sarah Simonson the Veterans Service Officer for Douglas County, is available for appointments in her office at 211 11th St. NE in East Wenatchee. Call her at 509-683-3605.  You can also find her on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/douglascountyvso
 

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