FRIDAY, Nov. 7, 2008

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Auction, 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, Clark County Historical Museum

Veterans to be honored
at annual parade November 8
Parade route changed due to road construction

“An Historic Reserve Reveille for Our Veterans” is the theme of this year’s 22nd annual Celebrate Freedom Veterans Day Parade. The parade gets underway tomorrow, November 8 at 11 a.m. The Department of Defense-sanctioned annual parade is organized by The Vancouver National Historic Reserve Trust as one of the Celebrate Freedom programs.

Click here to visit the Parade website.

Due to road construction on Main Street, there will be a slight change to the parade route. As usual, the parade begins at the corner of East Reserve Street and Evergreen Boulevard and proceeds west along Officers Row toward downtown Vancouver.

The altered route takes place after the parade crosses I-5 along Evergreen. The parade will turn south onto “C” Street, follow “C” for two blocks to Regal City Center 12 Cinema, then turn west onto Eighth Street. The parade resumes the normal route travelling east on Eighth Street and ends at Esther Short Park.

Street closures will occur starting at 8 a.m. in the parade lineup areas along Evergreen Boulevard and at 10:30 a.m. along the parade route. The parade begins at 11 a.m. with the firing of the Howitzer cannons on the Parade Ground at the Historic Reserve.

The parade will take place rain or shine. Participants and parade goers should be prepared for all weather conditions. C-TRAN bus routes in downtown Vancouver also will be changed due to the parade. For details about bus route changes, please call C-TRAN’s passenger service line at 360-695-0123 or visit their Web site at www.C-Tran.com/.

Clark College dedicates flagpole, honors veterans

Clark College today dedicated the flagpole that now graces the area near the college’s Welcome Center at the Penguin Union Building. 

Clark College President Bob Knight, Vancouver Mayor Royce Pollard, Associated Students of Clark College (ASCC) President Pat Mehigan and Jenny Grimani, President of the Student Veterans of America at Clark College, were among the speakers. 

Mayor Pollard described the flag as a symbol known throughout the world.  The mayor said that the flag is loved by some and hated by others for the same reason:  “because it symbolizes freedom and liberty.” 

Grimani noted that, when she entered the armed forces, her grandparents put a flag in front of their home so that, no matter where she was, she would know that the flag was flying and that she “was supported and loved.”

Oregon Air National Guard planning Veterans Day flyovers

The Oregon Air National Guard will salute America's fallen heroes and veterans with flyovers for various ceremonies at locations throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington. Two F-15 Eagle jet fighters from the 142nd Fighter Wing will depart the Portland Air Base to fly over community events at the following times and locations:
Saturday, November 8th, 2008
11:00 Vancouver Veterans Day Parade, Vancouver, WA
Tuesday, November 11th, 2008
10:30 Belle Passi Cemetery, Woodburn, OR
11:00 University of Portland ROTC ceremony, Portland, OR
11:02 Hollywood Boosters, Portland, OR
11:05 Fairview Veterans Day Ceremony, Fairview, OR
11:15 Tillamook Air Museum event, Tillamook, OR
11:30 Albany Veterans Day Parade, Albany, OR


Mackay & Sposito, Inc., announced that Nicki Spike, PHR, has recently passed her Professional Human Resources Exam. Spike, located in the Vancouver office, has worked for the firm since 1999. The PHR is an industry certification for people working in the human resource management professional.



· 11/8—Clark County Fire & Rescue will host a CPR, AED, and Basic First Aid training class on Saturday, November 8, from 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at their station located at 21609 NE 72nd Avenue in Battle Ground. To register contact Staci Firl at 360-263-2015.

· 11/10—Library Board of Trustees meeting NEW LOCATION announced. The Mon., Nov. 10 meeting will now be held at the Vancouver Community Library (in Library Hall) at 1007 E. Mill Plain Blvd., Vancouver.

· 11/12—Port of Ridgefield regular meeting. Wed., Nov. 12, 6-8 p.m. at the Port Office, 111 W. Division St., Ridgefield. Meeting items include the Port Commissioner vacancy briefing; Public Hearing #1: 2009 Annual Budget; Public Hearing #2: Comprehensive Scheme of Harbor Improvements; and revised December meeting dates.

· 11/13—Ruby Reds are here! Clark County's six Kiwanis clubs launch their 26th annual "Texas Ruby Red Grapefruit Sale" The grapefruit is guaranteed.  Many buyers are on a repeat list, but orders can be arranged by calling Bill Corey at 256-1143, or Gregg Butts at 694-1306, or Nita and Bill at 892-6897.

· 11/13—The Port of Ridgefield will host a joint meeting of the Board of Port Commissioners of the Ports of Ridgefield, Vancouver and Camas-Washougal on Thurs., Nov. 13, 6-8 p.m. at the Port of Camas-Washougal, 24 South “A” St., Washougal. Dinner begins at 6 p.m. The general meeting begins at 7 p.m.







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Friday, Nov. 7, 2008

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Friday on the Air

Clark County Board of Commissioners Land Use Appeals (11/5)—4:54 p.m. CVTV

Port of Vancouver Board of Commissioners (10/28)—5:09 p.m. CVTV

Miami at San Antonio—5:00 p.m., ESPN

City/County Telecommunications Commission (10/1) —5:34 p.m. CVTV

Clark County Animal Control Hearings (10/22) —7:00 p.m. CVTV

Clark County Board of Commissioners Land Use Appeals (11/5)—8:01 p.m., CVTV

City Minutes (10/19)—8:17 p.m., CVTV

Clark County Board of Commissioners—WSU Development Agreement (11/5)—9:01 p.m., CVTV

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Town Tabloids and the weather

Cheri Cole sharing kind thoughts. <> Cherl Brewer doing good work.<> Gregg Herrington promoting awareness.<> Bart Phillips reaching high.<> Susan Wolff offering goodness. Tiffany Bosket getting out the vote. <>Friday, some rain, 46-60. Saturday, rain, 42-56. Sunday, drying trend, cool, 41-54.

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Caley & Associates, James Caley CPA, 695-0065
Peterson & Associates, P.S., Certified Public Accountants, 574-0644
Tax Advisors, PLLC, CPAs Property Tax/Cost Segregation 750-6884
Duggan Schlotfeldt & Welch PLLC, 699-1201
Jordan Schrader Ramis PC, Chris Reive 567-3902
Miller Nash LLP. Steve Horenstein, 699-4771
Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, Lisa Lowe, 694-7551
LSW Architects PC, Building Stronger Communities Through Design, 694-8571

Bank of America, 696-5641
Bank of Clark County, 993-2265
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Boyd Coffee Company, Coffee, tea and food service solutions since 1900. (503) 666-4545
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HDJ Design Group, PLLC, Gregory P. Jellison P.E. 695-3488

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Barbara Chen CFP, Clark College Foundation, (360) 992-2659
Sarah Nevue, The Community Foundation, (360) 694-2550
Jean Rahn, SWMC Foundation, (360) 514-3670
Tom Bashwiner, FAHP, Director of Gift Planning, Historic Reserve Trust (360) 992-1815
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Earl C. (Duke) Simpson, DDS, PS, 993-0300
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Andersen Construction Co., Inc. Bob Durgan, (503) 720-5234
RSV Construction, Ron Frederiksen, 693-8830
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Killian Pacific LLC, 567-0625
Prestige Development, Elie Kassab, 993-0010
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Mackay & Sposito, Jon M. Yamashita, 695-3411
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O'Neill & Associates, Paula Johnson, 606-2961
Home and Small Business Computer Repair
Ryan Smith, 773-5789
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Keenan Insurance Services, Brandon M. Keenan, 213-1500
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First Pacific Associates, Mark Martel, CFP, (360) 254-2585

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JD White BERGER/ABAM Engineers, Helen Devery, 823.6100
Great Western Malting, Jay Hamecheck, director North American Business Development 
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Normandeau Associates, Karen Ciocia and Kent Snyder, 694-2300
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Hunt Communications Tom Hunt, 693-8180
KMac & Associates LLC, Kathy McDonald, 607-8959
Real Estate
Coldwell Banker Commercial Wally Hornberger, 699-4494
NAI Norris Beggs & Simpson, H. Roger Qualman, 699-7181
Retirement and Inheritance Planning
Andy Nygard, CFP, (360) 695-6431
Security Signs, Designed to inform and sell! Carol Keljo, 817-9959
Vancouver Sign Group, lighting up Business since 1923! 693-4773
Speaking and Training
Kathy Condon, Career Communications, 695-4313
Window Washing
Quality Window Washing, Dave Beecher, 256-7370

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