Zonta Club of Walla Walla will host a free informative meeting for the community about activities carried out by the local American Red Cross chapter.
While noshing on popcorn and talking about things they’d like to invent, children in the YMCA SPARKS after-school program raised $53.50 for the Youth Sustaining Campaign.
Debora S. “Deb” Rossi’s mother, Mildred “Millie” Rising, was wrenched from her father, James Rising, and their farm as a 5-year-old.
It’s almost baseball and softball season, which is when the community of Adams steps up to the plate with its annual Adams Day celebration.
Manufacturing a big ol’ dress worthy of a Victorian-era ball is a time investment, to be sure. Take it from me. In my spare time, I worked a solid 11/2 months on one that could have graced the set of “Gone with the Wind.”
For the 10th year running, the Walla Walla Parks & Recreation Department, under the auspices of event coordinator Angela Potts, pulled off the annual Father-Daughter Ball at Garrison Middle School in February, reported event creator Beth Rowlette, who also served as DJ.
Walla Walla Country Club’s 18 Hole Lady Golfers enjoy the dickens out of the competitive season on the green.
Altrusa International of Walla Walla is readying for its sixth children’s spelling bee, which will cause a buzz from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 11 in the Walla Walla Fairgrounds Community Center during the Walla Walla Balloon Stampede.
More than 70 Walla Walla High School singers will participate in the Columbia Basin Music Educators Regional Solo-Ensemble Contest Saturday at Pasco High School.
Get ready to bust out the green, because St. Patrick’s Day is almost upon us. Being so fun and inclusive, it must be the yin to being wary of the Ides of March’s yang.
Dan Calzaretta is quite pleased with area middle-schoolers whose works have been accepted by the National Film Festival for Talented Youth, one of the world’s largest youth film festivals.
Should you espy empty gallon jugs stationed at local middle and elementary schools, they serve a purpose on an international scale.
Look up Columbia County and there are just two towns sited there — Dayton, the county seat, and Starbuck. Wikipedia also lists Alto, Turner, Huntsville and Marengo, but little if any information is provided about these. I passed through the areas of three of them, and they’re just spots in the road now.
Friends of Pioneer Park Aviary’s new website — friendsofpioneerparkaviary.com — went live Thursday. “It is wonderful with lots of great info and photos (mine!),” said Joanna Lanning, primary aviary caretaker.
Focusing on “Leadership in Interesting Times: Dangers and Opportunities,” business leaders convened Feb. 23 at Wildhorse Resort & Casino for a Cay-Uma-Wa Toastmasters leadership workshop. The idea is that tough times are great times to reinvent and revitalize businesses.
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