The mayor of America's
Vancouver, Royce Pollard, will
focus on opportunities that will move the community forward during his
10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, State-of-the-City address in the Hilton
According to Pollard. "As we
look to the next 150 years in the life of our city, there will be
possibilities that we can scarcely imagine today, but our challenge is
to examine how we will adapt our community to ensure that we leave a
vibrant and dynamic legacy for our children, their children and beyond.
We can't do everything at once so we need to zero in on those things
that are the most important for us to do this year, to help us build a
bridge to the future," the Mayor said.
The cost is $5 per person.
Advance registration is required by calling the city manager's office,
Cancer center volunteers
Volunteers are being sought by
Southwest Washington Medical Center for “rewarding and feeling great”
jobs with the Southwest Regional Cancer Center.
Volunteers are needed to
assist patients and staff in the Infusion Oncology Department, says
volunteer coordinator Sherilyn Brown.
“Previous volunteer experience
is not required,” according to Brown, “but applicants should be
flexible, self-directed, comfortable with standing and walking, and
willing to learn new skills.
A training session is set for
5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, in the medical center. For further
information, call Brown at 524-3125.
Al Schauer president and CEO of
MacKay & Sposito, has been appointed to the board of trustees of the
Salmon Creek Hospital Foundation of Legacy Salmon Creek Hospital,
according to foundation president Tomika
Cheryl Meyerhofer, vice president
of human resources at Southwest Washington Medical Center, has been
elected president of the YW Housing board of directors. Meyerhofer
succeeds Jennifer McCartney.
Other new board members are Ken Bello
and Marien Vera. Nonprofit YW
Housing works to provide safe and affordable housing for formerly
homeless women and their children.
Applications being accepted
for 21st Job Fair in April
Although the 21st Southwest
Washington Career Information and Job Fair is not until April 15,
applications for booths are already being accepted, says spokesperson
The job fair will be in the
Hilton Vancouver Washington. Booth space is $450, with $50 off if
obtained by February 15, according to Keane.
The job fair is sponsored by
Clark College, Washington State University and
The Columbian. For further
information, call Keanne at 992-2155.
City ahead of ice man
While most Vancouver residents
are asleep, Vancouver Public Works road crews are attending to streets
and thoroughfares to make them passable for early commuters as winter
has come to the city.
Arterials are cleared of snow
and slush accumulations and crews treat streets with anti-icing agents
on selected corridors, snow bus routes and hills.
The city has reduced the use
of sand in favor of solid and liquid anti-icing solutions.
Nevertheless, motorists are
asked to use caution and to keep distances between vehicles safe.
Clark College is offering tips
to current and prospective college students on how to compete in the
scholarship arena from 7 to 9 p.m. this evening in Gaiser Hall.
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