Etcetera - 10/12/12


The Walla Walla School District and area Realtors will team again for the Care and Share Food Drive Oct. 19-21, according to the online Week in Review.

A variety of options for giving and ways to participate are provided to the community, parents, students and staff.

All donations will go to the Blue Mountain Action Council Food Bank.

Organizer and project coordinator Peter Swant said demand remains high. He can be reached at

Food can be brought to the “Fill the Bus” drive at area grocery stores 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 20.

Participants can pick a section of town in which to distribute donation bags on Oct. 20, then collect them Oct. 21.

Donate food during Walla Walla High School home football games.

Donate food at all district schools where collection barrels are now in place.


Girl’s Council’s third annual Harvest Moon dinner and silent/live auction will be Saturday.

The nonprofit organization brought “Finding Kind” to girls in the Walla Walla Valley in September.

The dinner and auctions will be at the Walla Walla Country Club.

To learn more about Girl’s Council, lend support via a donated auction item, or to attend the event contact Karen Neher, Marci Knauft or Brandi McIntire at 527-3083 for more information.

Tickets are $40.


Walla Walla High School’s Key Club will sponsor Trunk-or-Treat, a safe, fun Halloween experience.

Open to all elementary school students, it will feature candy, treats and other goodies from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 31. in the Wa-Hi science parking lot off Abbott Road, and in the Haunted Barn and Auditorium.

Admission is two cans of food for donation to the Christian Aid Center Food Bank, it noted in the Walla Walla Public Schools Week in Review.

According to a missive from the Milton-Freewater Chamber of Commerce, the North Main Street Merchants and Property Owners need volunteers for Oktoberfest Oct 20-21.

Assistance is needed to help set up tents and vendors both days; be cashier and servers for the Beer Tent and monitors for the recently added pumpkin carving area.

Call Julie or Geri at 541-938-3727 or email

Etcetera appears in daily and Sunday editions. Annie Charnley Eveland can be reached at or afternoons at 526-8313.


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