Daughters of the Pioneers seeking scholarship applicants - Etcetera - 2/10/14


Carla Houchin spoke during the Washington State School Retirees’ Feb. 10 meeting in the Walla Walla School District Board Room. She discussed the features available to area children at The Children’s Museum.

Graduating high seniors who live in Walla Walla County, or the city and rural routes around Dayton and Milton-Freewater could be eligible for a $750 scholarship from Walla Walla Chapter of the Daughters of the Pioneers of Washington Chapter 12.

Submissions are due by May 1, said Kathleen Garbe, chapter president.

To qualify, applicants must be descended from a person who established residence in Washington prior to 1871, Oregon prior to 1853, Idaho prior to 1864 and Montana state west of the crest of the Rocky Mountains prior to 1864.

Those meeting the requirements are encouraged to contact their school development counselor or school administrator of scholarships for the DPW application packet.

Additional details are available from Scholarship Chairwoman Dorothy Hall, 1054 Francis Ave., Walla Walla.

Team RELAY, which stands for Realize Everyone Loves Another Year, is sponsoring its annual Shamrock Bingo to benefit the American Cancer Society.

The doors of the venue, Waitsburg Elementary Multi-purpose Room, will open at 4:30 p.m. on March 15. Bingo games will be from 5-8 p.m. at $1 per game of three cards.

A chili feed is $4 and prizes will be awarded.

“For the last three years our team has raised the most money for the relay for life event in Dayton. We are looking forward to making that four years in a row,” said Pam Conover.

The group’s Relay for Life event itself will be Sept. 20-21 at the Dayton football field.

For more details, call Karen Huwe at 509-386-6960.

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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