Etcetera - 6/26/13

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A Pink Lady Turkey Shoot and Shootout from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday at the Walla Walla Gun Club on Middle Waitsburg Road will benefit J.ust U.s G.irls S.haring’s efforts to aid cancer patients and their families in the Walla Walla Valley.

Sponsored by the WWGC, a slate of prizes, fun stuff for non shooters, $30 shoot cards with five shoots and guaranteed win will be offered.

The whole family can have fun, said Bob Bloch, WWGC treasurer. There will be a bouncy house for small kids and lunch will be available.


Organizers are calling for vendors and organizations to participate in the annual National Night Out in Pioneer Park, between Alder, Whitman and Division streets.

The free crime and drug prevention community event will be from 5-8 pm. Aug. 6.

Information and activities are geared for families and children. The National Night Out program in Walla Walla has been nationally recognized for the past six years, said contact Vicki Ruley, crime prevention coordinator with the Walla Walla Police Department.

Activities will kick off with a parade of emergency services vehicles and the formal swearing-in ceremony for selected Chief-for-a-Day participants. Banner Bank will offer free hot dogs and rootbeer floats.

Vendor applicants may contact Alex Luft Hoffarth at alexl@bmi.net or 509-522-4792 for more details.


Steven Keoni Holmes of Walla Walla graduated May 10 from Clemson (S.C.) University according to a release.

He earned a doctorate in rhetoric, communication and information design. He was among 3,053 students who received degrees at three commencement ceremonies in Littlejohn Coliseum.

Clemson is a major land-grant, science- and engineering-oriented research university. Its inclusive, student-centered community is characterized by high academic standards, a culture of collaboration, school spirit and a competitive drive to excel.


The Teaching Assistants Program in France honored Ryan Campeau of Walla Walla with a fellowship after she graduated from Whitman College.

Ryan was tapped to be an English teaching assistant by TAPIF. During the upcoming school year, she will instruct elementary or secondary school students in English in some assigned region in France.

The daughter of Steve and Liz Campeau and a 2009 graduate of Walla Walla High School, she received a bachelor’s in French and theater during Whitman commencement May 19.

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

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