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Ragu
Age: 2 years old Sex: Male Breed: Terrier, American Pit Bull/Mix Animal ID: 49848551 Adoption fee: $250 Ragu is all in with happy tail wags and flashy smiles when it comes to greeting us in the morning. You too could be waking up to this charming boy who just wants to make you happy. He is outgoing...

Courtesy Chelan Valley Hope Volunteers, staff, and friends of Chelan Valley Hope and the Lake Chelan Food Bank gathered on Friday, April 29, to celebrate Volunteer Appreciation Day at the Cornerstone Building in Chelan
CHELAN - More than 40 volunteers, staff, and friends of Chelan Valley Hope and the Lake Chelan Food Bank gathered on Friday, April 29, to celebrate Volunteer Appreciation Day at the Cornerstone Building in Chelan.  Both agencies serve the community out of that location and have many clients in...

Ben McNair, Financial Planner, Draggoo Financial Group
Looking for a method of leaving a legacy gift without spending the time and energy of updating your will or estate plan? Look no further than your qualified retirement plan (IRAs, 401(k)s, 403(b)s, etc.) or permanent life insurance policies. These assets both allow the owner to designate a...

Denise Sorom
NCW - More happiness, less stress, better relationships.  Sounds pretty good, doesn’t it?  Latest research shows that living generously – that is, developing a consistent practice of donating your time, talents, and treasures—may reap more rewards for the giver than the receiver. We all can relate...

Courtesy Chelan County Sheriff Facebook
On January 23 three of Chelan County Sheriff deputies participated in the Viki Downey Polar Plunge to help raise money for kids to receive free swim lessons next summer through Swim Manson Bay. The water was a lukewarm 37 degrees. Taking the plunge were left to right Elgin Shaw, Ryan Moody and...

Tamra Hively, Chelan Valley Hope, Executive Director
Chelan Valley Hope names Tamra Hively as new executive director By Michael Gibb, President, Board of Directors, Chelan Valley Hope   CHELAN - We at Chelan Valley Hope, a nonprofit social services agency in Chelan, are extremely happy to introduce our new Executive Director,...
CHELAN - Lake Chelan Health is making great headway on the new hospital site and the Lake Chelan Health & Wellness Foundation continues its commitment to quality healthcare and wellness initiatives in the Lake Chelan Valley by raising funds to support the project. For this fundraising campaign...

Tyler Mickey, CPA, MST
Senior Tax Manager, Moss Adams LLP
I have been working with clients for over 25 years and I have found that Donor Advised Funds (DAFs) like those managed by the Community Foundation of NCW offer some of the best opportunities for not only substantial tax savings but also the ability to carry out your charitable intentions. Some...

Denise Sorom
More energy efficient lighting for city hall.  New planters to beautify main street. An after-school program at your local library branch. Updated medical equipment for the ambulance that services your community.   These types of projects embody the concept of “Think Globally, Act Locally.” They...

Patty Plumber (left) was the happy winner of Chelan Basin Conservancy's annual fund-raising raffle. She is pictured here receiving lodging, meal and boat trip vouchers from CBC President Tammy Lee Hauge (right). Photo courtesy Chelan Basin Conservancy
CHELAN - Chelan Basin Conservancy sold almost 1,000 tickets during its third fund-raising campaign earlier this summer. The winning ticket was drawn during Kozi's popular Second Cup of Coffee show on Saturday, July 13. Wenatchee resident Patty Plumber bought the winning ticket at Pybus Market and...

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