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October 2009 News & Views

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Meals on Wheels

June Jones accepts a copy of a resolution and bouquet of flowers honoring the volunteers and sponsors of Meals on Wheels on their 30th Anniversary of service to Woodland.


Woodland Halloween and Mayor Chuck Blum

Woodland Mayor Chuck Blum out of hospital. He looks happy to be able to hand out treats for Halloween. Click here for more pictures of Halloween 2009 in Woodland.

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Woodland Historical Museum Society

This is a reminder that our next museum meeeting is Thursday Nov 5 att 7PM at the Grange Hall. We will be voting on whether or not to accept the house offer. Following the business meeting Dan Balch Jr will talk about his experience on Mt St Helens during the eruption. See you there! Laurie. Click here for the Woodland Historical Museum Society web site.

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Woodland Public Schools Great News

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Woodland Make a Difference Day

The largest group of volunteers ever, participated in Woodland's Make a Difference Day at 8:30 on Saturday, October 24, 2009. Click here for more pictures and information.

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Woodland Volunteer Awards Party

The City of Woodland hosted a party on October 22, 2009 to honor their volunteers. It was a really nice event. Click here for more pictures and information.


The Chicken House and Ice Cream Store

Opened October 23, 2009! Click here for more pictures and information.

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Liquidation Center Now Open!

Come in for the best buys in town! Click here for more pictures and information.

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Wal-Mart breaking ground for super store to be completed by October 2010.

The Tourism Bureau is Hiring

The Cowlitz County Tourism Bureau would like to ask for your assistance as we look for a new staff person. We are interested in someone with communication, journalism and/or administrative experience. Please feel free to contact me if you know someone that may be a good match for the bureau.

Mark Plotkin
Cowlitz County Tourism Bureau
105 Minor Road
Kelso WA 98626
(360)577-3137
www.visitmtsthelens.com

Click here for more picturesWork continues on the the new downtown restroom project.Click here for more pictures and information.

Click to enlarge The Snap Fitness of Woodland is a new business to hold their grand opening in November. For more information go to www.snapfitness.com/woodland/

Treat or Treat

Treat or Treat night for the children will be Friday, Oct. 30th, 3 - 5 pm. There will be an advertisement in The Reflector Newspaper about this. The streets will also be blocked off as has happened in past years. Michael Green, Supt. of Schools, will put out a notice to the students.

Thank you,
Sharon Knight, Director, Woodland Chamber of Commerce

Breaking News: Chuck Blum Medical Condition

Many of you are asking, so I would like to share some information with you. Please share with others if you wish.

Mayor Chuck Blum was hospitalized late Friday night and admitted to SW WA Hospital in Vancouver. Sharon called me this a.m. and gave me an update on his condition. He underwent heart bypass surgery on Sunday, October 18th. He is still sedated, but doing well. He is expected to be in the hospital most of the week. Since he is in cardiac I.C.U. no flowers or balloons can be received. Also, visitors are limited to family only at this time. In the meantime, cards may be sent in c/o City of Woodland, PO Box 9, Woodland WA 98674 or you can drop them off at City Hall Annex, 230 Davidson Avenue and we will forward them to Sharon to give to him.

As far as business, Sharon expressed that Chuck will be returning to his Mayor duties as soon as his doctor will release him (per Chuck on Saturday). Councilmember Marilee McCall will be taking the role of Mayor Pro Tem during Chuck’s absence. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Mari Ripp, CMC, PFO, Clerk Treasurer
City of Woodland
(360) 225-8281 ext. 14
rippm@ci.woodland.wa.us

2009 Amboy-Yacolt PTA Fall Carnival
October 30, 2009
4 - 8 p.m. Amboy Middle School
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Farmers Market Thank You Party

The Woodland Farmers Market Committee sponsored a thank you party for all of their vendors, sponsors, volunteers and their families. The happy event was held at Heermann's Red Barn on Pacific Avenue. Everyone agrees the Farmers Market was a huge success and are looking forward to a bigger and better event next year. Click here for more pictures.

Ridgefield Events

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Donald Farm Pumpkins

Donald Farm pumpkins for sale in October 2009! Click here for more pictures and information.

Ridgefield Business Association - Around Town

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Ridgefield BirdFest and Bluegrass

Ridgefield BirdFest and Bluegrass celebration will be held October 10 and 11, 2009. Click here for more pictures and information.


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