A reception honoring 16 years
of public service by former Vancouver city councilman
Dan Tonkovich is from 4 to 6 p.m.
tomorrow, Jan. 31, in the Marshall House on Officers Row. Tonkovich, who
served as mayor pro tem during much of his time on the Vancouver City
Council, was defeated in his bid for reelection in November by
Pat Campbell. Light refreshments
will be served. For further information, call
Teachers win Ridgefield Art
Ridgefield Art Association president Kathy Winters, second from right,
presented $200 checks to winners of the association's Grants to Schools
Program, Bobbe Whetsell, South Ridge Elementary School, far left, Angie
Wiseman, Union Ridge Elementary School, and Raquel Osborn, View Ridge
Middle School, far right. Grants will be used to provide materials for
teaching art supplies. The art association holds an all-member show and
sale each May.
Clark expanding adult literacy
The Clark College Adult
Literacy Program is recruiting volunteers to tutor adults who need help
with basic reading and writing skills.
One out of eight people in
Clark County can’t fill out a job application, read the newspaper or
help their children learn to read, according to Clark spokesperson
Madeleine von Laue.
Volunteers, who go through the
literacy training program, will be asked to commit three to four hours a
week for at least six months tutoring.
Ten hours of training are
being offered Friday and Saturday, Feb. 15 and 16. For further
information, call 992-2750.
Gary Braasch, photojournalist,
who covers environmental issues, is guest speaker in the Writing as a
Profession course at 7 p.m. this evening in the multimedia classroom at
Washington State University Vancouver. There is no charge for the
session titled “Earth Under Fire: How Global Warming Is Changing the
Clark College is joining 1,750 colleges across the country in a national
teach-in on global warming tomorrow, Jan. 31, in each of the college’s
three locations, Fort Vancouver Way, Washington State University
Vancouver and Clark College at Town Plaza. Clark College president
Bob Knight will hold a forum on
sustainability at 2 p.m. in the Penguin Student Lounge. The public is
A Clark County food system summit is from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. tomorrow,
Jan. 31, in the Red Lion Hotel at the Quay.
Ken Meter, president of
Crossroads Resource Center, Minneapolis, is keynote speaker.
Registration is $60. For further information, call
The Puget Sound Blood Center is holding a blood drive between 9 and
11:30 a.m. tomorrow, Jan. 31, outside the Student Union Building on the
Clark College Fort Vancouver Way campus.
Volunteer facilitator training for Southwest Washington Medical Center’s
children’s bereavement program is from 5:30 to 9 p.m. tomorrow, Jan. 31,
and Friday, Feb. 1, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb.1 and 2. There is
no fee for the training. For further information, call
Clark College Jazz Band Finals (1/26)—4:30 p.m. CVTV Cleveland at Portland Blazers (live)—6 p.m. ESPN, KGW-TV,
KXL Tri City at Portland Winter Hawks (live)—7 p.m. KKAD
Clark County Commissioners (1/29)—7 p.m. CVTV
Animal Control Hearings (1/23)—9:30 p.m. CVTV
Animal Control Hearings (1/9)—9:35 p.m. CVTV
State of Clark College (1/17)—10:32 p.m. CVTV
City Minutes (1/27)—11:30 p.m. CVTV
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