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Pullman Community Update

City of Pullman  Pullman Chamber of Commerce  Pullman Regional Hospital  Pullman School District  Washington State University Vol. 23 No. 6 • June 2018

Pullman School District

Bike to School Day On Wednesday, May 9th, Lincoln Middle School participated in Bike to School Day. The purpose behind this, for LMS, is to promote walking and biking for our school community. This was the most successful Bike to School day we have had during our four years of celebrating the day. Over fifty students rode their bikes to school! We look forward to continuing our work with the local community and providing opportunities for our kids to bike to school.

The Pullman School District Board of Directors and the Pullman School District shall provide equal educational opportunity and treatment for all students in all aspects of the academic and activities programs without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, honorably-discharged veteran or military status, sex, sexual orientation (including gender expression or identity), marital status, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, participation in the Boy Scouts of America or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. The district will provide equal access to school facilities to the Boy Scouts of America and all other designated youth groups listed in Title 36 of the United States Code as a patriotic society. District programs will be free from sexual harassment. The following employee has been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Roberta Kramer, Assistant Superintendent, Pullman School District Administrative Offices, 240 SE Dexter Street, Pullman, WA 99163, 509.332.3144. Applicants with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations in the application process by contacting the Personnel Coordinator at (509) 332-3584.

In This Issue…

Support our schools! Donate online at pullmaneducationfoundation.org Find us on Facebook at Pullman-Education-Foundation Mail to PO Box 151, Pullman, WA 99163 Pullman Education Foundation is a 501(c)3 is a nonprofit organization. All donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Pullman School District........................ 1-5 Pullman Regional Hospital................... 6-7 Gladish Community & Cultural Center.. 9 Palouse Discovery Science Center......... 10 Whitman County Humane Society....... 11 Community Calendar........................... 12-13 Community Action Center.................... 14 Washington State University................ 15 City of Pullman..................................... 16-17 YMCA of the Palouse............................ 18 Child Care Aware of Eastern Washington......19 Pullman Chamber of Commerce........... 20-21 Spokane Falls Community Colleges...... 22

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Pullman School District

$10,000 award launches Spartan Seed to Feed Project

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Let’s be social! Follow Pullman Schools on Twitter and Facebook! Find the latest news and updates: LIKE us on Facebook! Pullman Public Schools: www.facebook.com/PullmanPublicSchools Kamiak Elementary: www.facebook.com/PullmanKES Franklin Elementary: www.facebook.com/PullmanFES Jefferson Elementary: www.facebook.com/PullmanJES Sunnyside Elementary: www.facebook.com/PullmanSES Lincoln Middle School: www.facebook.com/PullmanLMS Pullman High School: www.facebook.com/PullmanHS Follow us on Twitter! Pullman Public Schools: @PullmanSD Lincoln Middle School: @LMSPrincipals Pullman High School: @PullmanHS Kamiak Elementary School: @PullmanKES Instagram: @Kamiak.Elementary.School

Board of Directors Jim Evermann Director, District 3 jfe@psd267.org Lincoln Middle School teacher Marla Haugen recently received the good news that the Pullman Education Foundation selected the Spartan Seed to Feed Project for its $10,000 Innovation Grant award. The raised-bed garden project will get underway fall 2018 with the help of the Palouse Conservation District, Boy Scout Troop 460, Lion's Club, FFA and other community volunteer groups. This project will give middle school students hands-on experiences preparing soil, making cold frames, planting, weeding, and harvesting crops for use by the school's kitchen, the Culinary Club and the YMCA. Any excess produce will be donated to the Community Action Center. During the summer months, it is anticipated that the garden will be maintained by the YMCA. The garden plan also includes an aesthetically pleasing area with benches and picnic tables for use as an outdoor classroom and a peaceful resting place.

Nathan Roberts Director, District 4 nroberts@psd267.org Amanda Tanner Director, District 5 atanner@psd267.org President Allison Munch-Rotolo Director, District 2 Amunch-rotolo@psd267.org Susan Weed Director, District 1 Sweed@psd267.org

Franklin Elementary Teacher Nancy Nelson Named Recipient of 2018 Dedicated Teacher Award Each Spring the Pullman Public Schools Board of Directors awards one teacher with the "Dedicated Teacher Award". This year, based on a heartfelt nomination from Principal Bill Holman, Franklin Elementary 2nd grade teacher Nancy Nelson was honored with the recognition from the Board.

and science games and books, at the front of our school. She has additionally sought grants and other sources to stock these libraries. The libraries have been immensely popular, putting educational materials in the hands of many who could not otherwise afford them.

Nancy places student learning above all else. Toward this end she develops fabulous and effective relationships with her students. She attends to their social/emotional well-being and “It is usually difficult to separate just one learning as effectively as any teacher that I have teacher from a group of hard working, high worked with. In addition to academics, Nancy achieving professionals. Nancy Nelson continues fully implements our Second Step curriculum to be an exemplary exception to this rule. She has and ideas from our Lost at School book study. done more to influence positive climate, student couple of years on a variety of topics. A number of centered focus and continuous improvement than teachers in all three elementary schools are utilizing The result is a thoughtful and intentional education of the whole child. any teacher I have worked with in my career. management techniques Nancy has shared. Nancy consistently inspires a positive classroom Nancy seeks specific information about each Last year Nancy inspired a program at Franklin atmosphere. She is an excellent relationship builder child, developing extremely positive, effective Elementary called Friday Ice Cream Sharing. and takes a very thoughtful and effective approach connections with her students. She differentiates Nearly every Friday for the past two years, a staff to management. Students are most comfortable extremely successfully, creating powerful learning member invites the school staff to their classroom when in an environment in which they can be opportunities for students of all abilities and or space to share their program, a specific effective developmental stages. Nancy is masterful at setting practice or perhaps just to share things like favorite successful. Nancy artfully creates opportunities the stage for students to achieve their full potential. children’s books. This is a teacher inspired, teacher to fly while minimizing chances to ‘fail in unconstructive ways.’ (At the same time, she is This mindset and related practices have produced led activity that is amazingly effective and popular. great at helping students learn to fail constructively some notable and surprising results. On several occasions, every single classroom teacher and to try again.) Nancy’s pedagogical toolbox is Nancy has participated in numerous professional and several other staff members have been in immense and continuing to grow. She has served as attendance. Friday Ice Cream Sharing has inspired development opportunities, from book studies to a mentor to many teachers, several in just the past trainings in classroom management, standards and a greater level of commitment toward continuous two years. She has inspired then to grow in their improvement and has enhanced the collaborative pedagogy. She consistently implements strategies practice.” and knowledge from these experiences in her own environment at our school. Congratulations, Nancy! practice, but she is also exemplary in sharing her Last fall Nancy engaged the assistance of two trainings with others. She has presented at three families to build and install two little free libraries, PSD Learning Improvement Days within the past one for general literature, the other for math Just a few of the kind words Mr. Holman had to say about Mrs. Nelson:


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Pullman School District

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Congratulations to the PULLMAN HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 2018! Rodrigo Paiva Abboud Isaiah Angel Acosta Calistro Santos Ada Evelyn Francesca Aguilar Alexandra Jameela Akmal Alzahra Hussain Alabdullah Fatimah Albaqshi Katherine Sheri Allen Samantha Josephine Allen Lamia Abdullah Alowairdhi Madyson Grace Alvarez Delos Santos Alexander Lewis Bowman Amend Hector Alonso Anastacio-Chacon Alyssa Nicole Bailey Caleb Suchat Baisley Kyra Rachel Bankhead Alan Jacob Barrera Ramirez Laila Adel Bensaud Jesse Vincent Bensinger Graden Wallace Benton Alexander Sainz Blanco Jr Katherine Grace Bloom Kenneth Lim Bontuyan Anna Elizabeth Bonzo Symanthika Bose William James Branson Micah Paul Brewer Alexi Christina Brown Jordyn Ann Brown Nancy Rose Brown Jedidiah Daniel Byers Jeremy Lucien Calisterio Tristan Woodford Call Alexus Ray Cane Jonas Wayne Canup McKenna Jade Cherf Berklee Jane Child Robert Tyler Clear Cameron Zachariah Clough Hayden Elias Cole Charity Cordova Sonya Crispin Casey Alan James Crow Brianna Marie Davenport Isabella Rose Davidson Lydia Inez Day Adrian Christopher DeGuzman Mekenzie Josephene DeLong Patrick James Seehafer Dinges Shae-Lynn Dishon

Zen Odin Doherty Emma Nicole Donnenwerth Winston Morgan Downing Richard Brice Drowley Cecelia Guadalupe Duenas Magnolia Blue Emerson Nanette Julia Erickson Tehra Marie Farmerie Hannah Farrington Colin Story Finch Hadassah Joy Fisch Alyssa Cristine Friel Tanner Edward Fulfs Augustina Mawufemor Futse Spencer Willey George Isabella Rae Gonzales Jacob Anthony Gordon Caitlyn Marie Hansen Jordan Lynn Hansen Nolan David Hansen Christopher Alexandar Harris Cole Thomas Hawes Rose Marie Hayes Madeline Ann Heroff Allison Shinyi Herr Kaden Ellis Hildenbrand Ryan Matthew Hodge Jared Michael Holstad Emma Arellano Horstkamp Sunnya Kailang Hu Elizabeth AhHyun Hwang Aasiya Islam Aron Jackson Lawrence James Preston James Johnson Spencer Isaac Jones Elyria Jayne Kabasenche Angel Mary-Rose Kalasz Hogan George Kauwe Phoebe Lynette Keiser Alexander Patrick Kelly Blayne Matthew Kelly Amin Abdel Rahman Khatib Kameron Michael Kinkade Bailey Christopher Kirshner Madelaine Paige Knight Heemadri Koirala Julia Kay Kolde Zackery Robert Kunkel Jantzen Joelle Larsen Michael James Larson Emily Reyes LaVielle

Brandon Travis Lees Sebastien Tristan Edwin Lewis Jacob Eric Limburg Clayton Charles Lindsey Amber Rose Link Wenda Liu Garret Allan Lloyd Grace Renae Lord Julia Nicole Lupkes Hawa Mayyi Mahama Austin Conner Marotto Eric Jeffry Martin Jacqueline Marie McAleer Chance Michael McDaid Kayla Marie McLaughlin Zoe Lin Metzer Gillian Elaydia Mitchell Jordan Ray Montgomery Sara Ann Mae Moore Joshua Kent Moser Sawyer Reed Moss Nouhayla Nancy Moussamir Dietrik Phillips Mueller Austin Michael Nasralla Isaac Thomas Nelson Kelsey Louise Miller Nestegard Thomas Jeffrey Newman Joanna Thuy Ngo Mackenzie Whitney Oldroyd Jessica Laurice Ornealas Kayla Bridget Owens Sola Brook Parsons Guillermina Perez Perez Madison Ann Perkins Charles Conor Pezeshki John David Popoff Jade Katherine Proctor Jacob Michael Pru May Qiang Margaret Louise Quinlan Michael Allen Quist Cody James Reavis Benjamin Peter Reilly Juan Jose Renteria Brianna Elena Reyes Samantha Ann Rich Ashley Joelle Grace Richman Kyra Isabel Risenmay Taylor Marie Roberts Sierra Abigail Robinson Dmitri Michelangelo Saberi

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2018 Outstanding Employee Amanda Gray, Central Sterile, is the recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Employee Award with Scott Adams. Nominees were Andi Keller, Registration; Carol Carney, Care Coordination; Cathy Murphy, Clinical Informatics; Christina Locker, MedSurg; Cindy Chittenden, Patient Financial Services; Jeana Boyd, Care Coordination; Kelly Sebold, Summit Therapy; Laurie Sams, Surgery; Linda Hastings, Surgery; Lisa Cordodor, Surgery; Mary Taggart, Patient Financial Services; Melissa Francik, Nutrition Therapy; Philip Carr, Environmental Services; Renay Hillman, Pharmacy; Sam Jones, MedSurg; Sarah Rial, Care Coordination; Tim Williams, Summit Therapy; Tonijo Batterton, Registration.

2018 Physician Excellence Award

2018 Nurse Excellence

Ric Minudri, M.D., Moscow-Pullman OB/GYN, has received the 2018 Physician Excellence Award. Jim Clark, M.D., Emergency Department and Stephanie Fosback, M.D., Palouse Medical, were also nominated by their fellow physicians. Ric Minudri, M.D., The Physician Excellence Moscow-Pullman award acknowledges an OB/GYN outstanding and deserving physician. All active medical staff is eligible for nomination. Criteria includes demonstration of effective communications skills, creating an environment of teamwork and collaboration, demonstration of mutual respect and trust with others; fostering partnerships, flexibility and choices with patients and families; demonstrates support to patient care efforts at Pullman Regional Hospital.

Physician nomination forms included the following:

In April, the following volunteers were recognized in honor of National Volunteer Appreciation. Volunteer of the Year: Ann Williams, Patient Support, Advance Care Planning, and for her support in many areas of the hospital Auxiliary Member of the Year: Sharon Adams, for her many hours managing the financials at Diane’s Gift Garden

Generosity Inspires Patient Comfort: Susie Hardy Gormsen, (and Cider) for her work with the Prescription Pets team and on-call with our Patient Support team In 2017 volunteers donated nearly 16,000 hours to the hospital! If you’d like to volunteer at Pullman Regional Hospital, please call the Volunteer Coordinator at (509) 336-7391.

Jennifer Thomas, R.N., (left) was awarded the 2018 Nurse Excellence honor by her peers. Anna Henderson, R.N., (right) was last year’s recipient.

Nurse Excellence Nominees pictured from left to right are: Nicole Weiss, BirthPlace; Katie Leicht, Care Coordination; Jennifer Thomas, Clinical Coordinator; Julie Bishop, Med Surg; Mark Houghton, ICU.

In addition, the following physicians were recently recognized for service milestones: • • • • • •

Ann Williams, left, 2018 Volunteer of the Year Recipient, with Sara Moore, last year’s recipient.

Generosity Inspires a Healing Environment: John Elwood, for his dulcimer playing throughout the hospital

“Dr. Minudri’s patients feel empowered by the information that he provides since he’s able to provide such great clarity to complex situations.”

“He has been a long-time chair of the Obstetrical/ Pediatrics Committee, and has worked tirelessly in that role to improve hospital protocols and patient safety.”

Volunteers: Growing with Pullman Regional Hospital

Generosity Inspires Partnership: Carrie Lee & Kathy Hulbert for their work coordinating the buying for Diane’s Gift Garden

“I’ve seen him develop collaborative plans with OB nursing staff that demonstrate exceptional trust in their care and wisdom. Other physicians come to Dr. Minudri with their OB/GYN related issues because they have such a strong trust in his clinical ability.”

“Ric is a wonderful physician. I see him personally and I think that says a lot.”

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Dennis Simpson, MD........35 years Stephen Hall, MD.............20 years Larry Brown, MD..............20 years Pete Mikkelsen, MD..........15 years Robert Lloyd, DO..............10 years Aaron Scott, MD...............10 years

Scott Adams was recognized at the hospital’s Annual Employee Appreciation event in May for 25 years of service as the CEO of Pullman Regional Hospital. Here he is holding a proclamation presented to him by Pullman Mayor Glenn Johnson at the evening activities.

Peer nominees for Nurse Excellence 2018 were: • • • • • • • •

Julie Bishop (MSU) Kelsey Erwin (ICU) Denise Hanson (ICU) Mark Houghton (ICU) Stephanie Knewbow (ER/CC) Katie Leicht (Care Coordination) Jenny Thomas (CC) Nicole Weiss (OB)


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Pullman Regional Hospital presents:

Effects of hearing loss on global well-being Dr. Rutendo Chikuku, Au.D., Palouse ENT & Audiology Friday, June 8 12 noon – 1 p.m. In Conference Rooms C&D Pullman Regional Hospital Dr. Chikuku will speak on how hearing loss affects many facets of a person’s wellbeing which include cognitive load, social life engagement and interpersonal relationships. This lecture is free and open to the public.

Guardian Angel Recipients Honored by Carleton “Barney” and Rosemary Waldrop

Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Clinic • Dr. John Visger, General Surgeon for Palouse Surgeons

• Sue Cole, PA-C for Palouse Medical • Dr. Charles Jacobson, Orthopaedic Surgeon for Inland Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Clinic • Maile Keller, Physical Therapy Assistant for Summit Physical Therapy and Health Services • Pullman Regional Hospital Nursing & Tech staff • Dr. Ed Tingstad, Orthopaedic Surgeon for Inland

• Lenora Waelti, Physical Therapist, Doctorate Physical Therapy and Athletic Trainer Certified for Summit Physical Therapy and Health Services Honored by “The Force of Nature” • Dr. Ed Tingstad, Orthopaedic Surgeon for Inland Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Clinic

June | Health Education Calendar

1st, 15th Caregivers Coffee & Support, Open group (Food provided), 1st & 3rd Friday of Month, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm, Malden Library, Melissa, (509)-332-0365 4th, 18th Caregivers Coffee & Support, Open group, 1st & 3rd Monday of Month, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm, Whitman County Library, Melissa, (509)-332-0365 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th Work In Progress, AA Meeting, Tuesdays , 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Conf. Rm. “C”, Jonathan, 360-628-0097; Logan 406-224-5438

10th Palouse Mental Illness & Advocacy Support Group, 2nd Sunday of the Month, Sunday, 1:00 pm - 4:00pm, Conf. Rm “A”, Zoe Cooley @208-835-3071 and, Lorraine Cline @509-758-0284

27th Palouse Parkinsons Support Group, Last Wednesday of month, Wednesday, 2:00 pm -3:00 pm, Good Samaritan Village, Phyllis V; dpvet@turbonet.com

11th, 25th Caregivers Coffee & Support, Open group, Mondays 2nd & 4th, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Regency Senior Living Center, Melissa, (509)-332-0365

3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th INBC Blood Drives, Inland NW Blood Center has closed its site in the Corporate Pointe Building on Bishop Boulevard. You can still donate blood on the first Friday of each month at Pullman Regional Hospital. INBC will have its Blood Mobile parked in the front of the hospital. Please sign up at www.inbcsaves.org.

15th Monthly Drop-In Grief Support, No pre-registration necessary, 3rd Friday of the Month, 12:30 pm - 2:00, pm, Bishop Place Independent Living Apartments 3rd Floor Library, Annie Pillers 509-332-4414 18th Pre Op Total Joint Class, Open to the public, 3rd Monday, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm, Conf. Rms. “C/D”, Carrie Coen, PT 20th BSCG: Breast Cancer Support Group, Open to all women’s cancers, 3rd Wednesday of Month, 7:00 pm -9:00 pm, Conf. Rm “C”, Cathy Murphy, MS RN

6th Board of Commissioners, 1st Wed. of month, Wednesday, 6:00 pm -10:00 pm, PRH Conf. Rms “C/D”, Erin

25th TBI Support Group, Tramatic Brain Injuries, 4th Monday of the Month, 6:00 pm -8:00 pm, Conf Rm. C, Daniella Clark, PhD., 509-592-8931

8th Effects of Hearing Loss on Global Well-being, Dr. Rutendo Chikuku, Friday, 12:00 noon -1:00pm, Conf. Rms. “C/D”, Noel, (509) 336-7404

25th -29th Beginners Intro to Taichi Qigong Intensive, Registration Prks Rec-$ Fee, Mon-Fri, 7:00 am - 8:15 am, Bishop Place, Dance Studio, Liz Lee, LaC & East Asian Med.Practitioner

8th Monthly Drop-In Grief Support, Hill Ray Plaza Room 309, 2nd Friday of Month, 12:30pm - 2:00pm, Hill Ray Plaza 309, Colfax, Annie Pillers 509-332-4414

26th Lupus Fibro Support Group, Open to those with autoimmune disorders, 4th Tuesday, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm, Conf. Rm “A”, Noel Nicolai, PhD.

9th Wknd Childbirth, Must preregister, Saturday, 9:00 am - 4:00pm, Conf. Rms. “C & D”, BirthPlace 4th, 18th Prenatal Breast Feeding Support Group, Facilitator, Laura Keogh IBCLC; No Fee, Every other Monday, 12:30 -2:30 pm, PRH Conf. Rms., BirthPlace 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th Childbirth 101, Fee required, Mondays, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Conf. Rms “A/B”, BirthPlace 11th, 25th Prenatal Breast Feeding Class, $15 Registration Fee, Every other Monday, 12:30 -2:30 pm, PRH Conf. Rms., BirthPlace

for more information, visit www.pullmanregional.org/calendar

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Gladish Community & Cultural Center

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Friends of Gladish seek support to finish roof project Gladish’s acre of roof needs your support right now. In several places staff members are patching the leaks but that’s not good enough! “Your extra dollars this year will really be worth more to Gladish,” said Amy McPherson, Gladish executive director. “When you give this year, the Washington State Historical Society will add one dollar for every two dollars you give for our roof as part of the Heritage Capital Project.”

With strong community support and matching funds from our current efforts, we hope to meet our $252,000 fundraising goal, the executive director said. Last year Gladish served the community with 6,636 hours of community events, studios for yoga, ballet, dance, music and art classes. The center is the home for the Community Band of the Palouse, American Legion, roller derby leagues, and the Plateau Archeological Investigations and many others.

Friends of Gladish

I want to help finish Gladish’s roof project and other immediate needs! NAME _________________________________________________________________________

Thank You for your support!!

ADDRESS ______________________________________________________________________ E-MAIL ________________________________________________________________________ PHONE NUMBER ________________________________________________________________

 $35 Single

 $150 Patron

 $50 Family

 $500 Life Member

 $100 Supporter

 $1,000+ Benefactor

$_____________ Gift for Gladish

Mail your donations to: Friends of Gladish 115 NW State St., Suite 212 Pullman, WA 99163

Friends of Gladish is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. This donation is tax deductible since no goods or services were provided in return for the contribution. The center’s office is located at Room 212, 115 NW State St , Pullman, WA 99163 · (509) 332-8081.

Graham Ballet Theater/ Graham Academy announces summer schedule This summer the ballet academy will teach classical and contemporary ballet classes and intensives with artistic director Noreen Graham, associate artistic director Hannah Myers and faculty member Lulu Saberi.

Noreen Graham’s work, The Gift, with music by Peter Gabriel, was performed in the San Francisco Bay Area. In addition, Myers’s work, La Chica de Roho, with music by William Wilson, was performed last summer at The Fringe Festival.

Myers choreographed and performed “She Hits A Wall,” a collaboration with composer Taige McMahon. The new work was performed at the For further information call 509-338-4446, nrnsky@gmail.com, Martha Graham Studio Theater in New York, NY, and at the spring Graham grahamballet.com, or look up our Facebook page—Graham Ballet Theater. Emerging Choreographers Showcase. It will also be performed in August in Edinburgh, Scotland, at The Fringe Festival for the 75th Annual International Choreographer’s Showcase.

Save the date!

Did you Know? By Linda Jonnavich The current Gladish building was begun as the first of three units planned to eventually replace the existing Pullman school buildings built in the 1880s. Four classrooms housing 7th and 8th graders began use in 1929 as the “New Lincoln School”. (Oscar E. Gladish, for whom the building was renamed in 1972, began his 34 years as Pullman High School principal in the same year.) In 1934 the final unit, three stories with eight classrooms, was connected to the 1929 and 1931 units. The school’s first graduating class was June 1934. PHS operated from Gladish through June of 1972. Fast forward to February 15, 1996. The first meeting of eight individuals interested in forming the Save Gladish! Citizens For Quality Community committee met in a private home. Designs for a

remodeled Gladish Community Center were first presented. Then the REAL work began! Not-forprofit organization, Friends of Gladish, bought the building from the Pullman School District February 1997. Only two and a half short years later, the WSU student newspaper The Daily Evergreen’s August 28, 1998, edition had the following headline: Once-Deserted High School Alive, Full of Students. The article went on to explain that “…thanks to the Friends of Gladish…a group of some 300 community activists and private investors, the building now has a 90% occupancy rate. The owners promise engineers, musicians, dancers, and young children will be free to roam the converted high school for years to come.”

Gladish Community and Cultural Center Gymnasium 5-9 p.m. Saturday. October 13, 2018 German music, foods and beverages Tickets: $25 Adults, $10 children 12 years and under, $35 at the door. See Gladish website as event nears for ticket information!

ATVP open house planned Alternatives to Violence on the Palouse is hosting an open house from noon-2 p.m. June 22 at its offices on Gladish’s third floor.

Gladish Community and Cultural Center Business Directory • GLADISH is great for Education… Celebrations… Performances… and Events. Contact us today. ARTS • Catherine Jasmer, Custom Sewing 334-7476 • Community Band of the Palouse • Larry Arbour, Artist 332-5790 • Annette Klover, Klover Piano Studio, 509-334-2474 • Rhonda Skaggs, Artist, 509-339-3891 • Trisha Mallet Piano Studio CHILD CARE AND RESOURCES • Boost Collaborative Children and Family Support Services 332-4420

• The Learning Center • 334-1234 DANCE STUDIOS • Graham Academy • 338-4446 • Rising Stars Dance Studio (509) 432-6961 FITNESS/WELLNESS • Bete Cruz and Beata Vixie Massage Therapy 509-592-8009 • Aloft Yoga and Nia • Friends of Hospice • Thanh Nguyen, Leading with Heart, thanhxuan@gmail.com

• Palouse River Rollers • Pullman Kokondo Academy 334-7824 • Rolling Hills Derby Dames • Wheat Whackers • Yogatopia • (208) 310-1279 ORGANIZATIONS • American Legion Post 52 • Plateau Archaeological Investigations 332-3830 • Pullman Marketing • Whitman County Genealogical Society Library • 332-2386

• Whitman County Historical Society Archives • 334-3940 SCHOOLS • Montessori School of Pullman 334-4114 • Staccatos Music Learning Program (208) 718-1244

Please support your community center and become a Friend of Gladish. Send a $35 (Individual), $50(Family) or $100 (Business) donation to: 115 NW State St., Suite 212A, Pullman, WA 99163 Or give online here: www.gladishcommunity.org Email us: Gladish@pullman.com


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Palouse Discovery Science Center

June 2018

June 2018 Activities at PDSC Float On

Tue. June 5, 11:00.......................................................... Rubber Band Boat Wed. June 6, 11:00......................................................... Balloon Boat Thu. June 7, 11:00.......................................................... Clay Boat Fri. June 8, 11:00............................................................ Gravity Boat

Out of This World!

Tue. June 12, 11:00........................................................ Why is the Sun Yellow? Wed. June 13, 11:00....................................................... Pictures in the Sky Thu. June 14, 11:00........................................................ Projecting the Sun Fri. June 15, 11:00.......................................................... A Sunny Solar System

New Adventures

Tue. June 19, 11:00........................................................ Mountains Wed. June 20, 11:00....................................................... Nature Scavenger Hunt Thu. June 21, 11:00........................................................ Landforms Fri. June 22, 11:00.......................................................... Deserts

Soaring High!

Tue. June 26, 11:00........................................................ Bird Feathers Wed. June 27, 11:00....................................................... Bird Feet Thu. June 28, 11:00........................................................ Bird Beaks Fri. June 29, 11:00.......................................................... Busy Birds

Open Hours: • Tuesdays 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. • Wed-Sat 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Call 509.332.6869 for more information. Palouse Discovery Science Center — your regional hands-on, minds-on science center

Become a Member Today! Membership info online or call the science center!


Whitman County Humane Society

June 2018

 Pullman Community Update 11

Meet Bouncy, Beautiful Bronx! Bronx is the life of any party and quite the charmer. He wants to be in the center of the action and always looking for the next adventure!! Bronx came to us as a transfer from another shelter, so a lot of his history is unknown. Due to his lack of impulse control and rambunctious nature, Bronx will succeed only if someone is home all the time and can take him with on trips when needed. He has severe separation anxiety and cannot be contained in a crate. This sweet boy has been returned to the shelter 4 times and we don't want that to happen again. We will be doing extensive discussions on how to make the transition to your home the best for all parties. He is eager to please and a true gentleman. He loves to go to pet stores, go on car rides and going on long walks/ runs. He knows some commands including: sit, stay, down, off and come! He gets along with some dogs, although he can be a bit bossy and can be around cats as long as they are dog savvy and will play back.

Name ____________________________

Contact the Whitman County Humane Society

Address __________________________

Shelter: 1340 SE Old Moscow Road, Pullman shelter@whitmanpets.org Shelter hours: Open: 1-6 PM Mon-Wed & Fri-Sat Pooch Park at Pullman • (509) 416-6181 poochpark@whitmanpets.org Open dawn to dusk daily WCHS President: Becky Bitter www.whitmanpets.org • Phone 332-3422

City _____________________________ State, Zip _________________________ Email____________________________ Please earmark my donation for: ___ Building Fund ___ Pooch Park at Pullman ___ General Operations ___ Hope Fund

___ Spay/Neuter Assistance Program ___ Membership

($15 students, $35 seniors, $40 individual, $60 family)

Do you have the time and energy to give Bronx a chance? Stop in and meet him today!

Mail to: Whitman County • Humane Society, P.O. Box 453, Pullman, WA 99163

Bronx's adoption fee is $130. As with all of our animals, he will be neutered, up to date on vaccines, microchipped, and tested for internal parasites.

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Where quality, compassionate care is our top priority.

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• PRH, Caregivers Coffee & Support, 3:30 p.m., see pg 7 • PRH, JES PTA, 7 p.m.

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• JES = Jefferson Elementary School • LMS= Lincoln Middle School • PAFC= Pullman Aquatic and Fitness Center • PHS= Pullman High School • PDSC= Palouse Discovery Science Center • PRH= Pullman Regional Hospital • SES = Sunnyside Elementary School • SFCC=Spokane Falls Community College

Abbreviations

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• City of Pullman 338-3208 • Chamber of Commerce 334-3565 • Pullman Regional Hospital 332-2541 • Pullman School District 332-3581 • Washington State University 335-7628

Opinions are those of individual entities. Questions may be directed to:

City of Pullman Pullman Chamber of Commerce Pullman Regional Hospital Pullman School District Washington State University

The Pullman Community UPDATE is published monthly by:

• Coffee with Bob – Updates from Superintendent Maxwell, noon – 1 p.m. in Pioneer Center • PHS Awards Ceremony, 7 p.m. in PHS theater • PRH, Work in Progress, 7 p.m., see pg 7 • City Council, 7 p.m. City Hall

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• Lawson Gardens Committee, 3:30 p.m. Pioneer Center • Pullman Farmers Market, 3:30 p.m., Spot Shop parking lot • PRH, Board of Commissioners, 6 p.m., see pg 7 • PSD, Board Work Session, 4:30 – 6 p.m. in PHS Board room • PHS Booster Meeting, 7 p.m.

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• Unfolding Birth Stories: A Woman’s Support Circle Uma Center, 414 S Jackson, Moscow, 7 p.m., 509-339-6923 • Music on Main, High St Plaza, 6 p.m. • PSD, FES Jazz Choir Concert, 7

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• PRH, Effect of Hearing Loss on Global Well-being, noon, see pg 7 • PRH, Monthly Drop-In Grief Support, 12:30 p.m., see pg 7 • PSD, SES Family Picnic, 5:30 7 p.m. • PSD, JES End of Year Picnic, 6-7:30 p.m.

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• PRH, Caregivers Coffee & Support, 12:30 p.m., see pg 7

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• Reaney Park pool opens • Fairfield Flag Day Celebration, fairfieldflagday.com

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• Rosalia Battle Days, facebook.com/ RosaliaBattleDays/ • Spring Hot Rod Gathering, Palouse, knuckleskrapers.com/ • Snake River Family Festival, Boyer Park & Marina, facebook.com/ snakeriverfamilyfestival • PHS Prom

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VVPullman’s 4th of July, July 4 VVPRH, 13th Annual Golf Classic, July 7 VVConcerts in the Park, July 11 – Aug 15 VVWCHS, Cruzin’ for Critters, July 15 VVPalouse Music Festival, visitpalouse.com, July 28 VVNational Lentil Festival, August 17-18

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• City Council, 7 p.m. City Hall • PRH, Work in Progress, 7 p.m., see pg 7

• PRH, Pre Op Total Joint Class, 3 p.m., see pg 7 • PRH, Caregivers Coffee & Support, 3:30 p.m., see pg 7 • Board of Adjustment 7:30 p.m. City Hall

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• PRH, Lupus Fibro Support Group, 4:30 p.m., see pg 7 • City Council, 7 p.m. City Hall • PRH, Work in Progress, 7 p.m., see pg 7

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• PRH, Beginners Intro to Taichi Qigong, 7 a.m., see pg 7 • PRH, Caregivers Coffee & Support, 2 p.m., see pg 7 • PRH, TBI Support Group, 6 p.m., see pg 7

Slippery Gulch Days, Tekoa, slipperygulch.com

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• Pullman Chamber, GML, noon, see pg 21 • Arts Commission, 4 p.m., Library • City Council, 7 p.m. City Hall • PRH, Work in Progress, 7 p.m., see pg 7

• PRH, Caregivers Coffee & Support, 2 p.m., see pg 7 • Police Advisory Committee 5:30 p.m. City Hall • PSD, LMS Booster Meeting, 7 p.m. • Historic Preservation Commission 7:30 p.m. City Hall

• PRH, Palouse Mental Illness & Advocacy Support, 1 p.m., see pg 7 • PSD, PHS Graduation, 5 p.m. at Beasley

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• PRH, Palouse Parkinson’s Support Group, 2 p.m., see pg 7 • Airport Board at 3 p.m. Airport Fire Station • Pullman Farmers Market, 3:30 p.m., Spot Shop parking lot • PSD, Board Meeting, 6:30 p.m. in PHS Board Room • Planning Commission 7:30 p.m. City Hall

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• Pullman Farmers Market, 3:30 p.m., Spot Shop parking lot • PRH, Breast Cancer Support Group, 7 p.m., see pg 7

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• Cemetery Committee, 9 a.m. Pioneer Center • Library Board of Trustees 3 p.m., at Neill Library • Pullman Farmers Market, 3:30 p.m., Spot Shop parking lot • Parks & Rec. Comm., 6:30 p.m. City Hall • PSD, Board Meeting, 6:30 p.m. in PHS Board Room

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• PSD, Last day of school, 11 a.m. dismissal • PRH, Caregivers Coffee & Support, 12:30 p.m., see pg 7 • PRH, Monthly Drop-In Grief Support, 12:30 p.m., see pg 7

• Music on Main, High St Plaza, 6 p.m.

• Webb’s Slough, St John, facebook. com/webbsslough/

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• WSU Pullman Community Safety Fair, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Brelsford WSU Visitor Center, visitor.wsu.edu

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Slippery Gulch Days, Tekoa, slipperygulch.com

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Community Action Center

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June 2018

Weatherization Cuts Family’s Winter Energy Bill in HALF!

Karena Wilcox and her son.

Karena Wilcox’s fixer-upper in Maldon had a lot to recommend it. A 1912 home with gorgeous views from the front porch, it had vintage features and wood floors throughout. The $25,000 house offered the benefit of homeownership without high mortgage payments. However, the house had a downside. The original windows from 1912 had never been replaced. The only heat sources were two electric baseboards and a handful of Cadet wall heaters. A leaky exterior basement door continually brought massive amounts of cold air into the house. “My pipes broke that first winter we lived there. My winter energy bill was $350 per month,” Wilcox recalls. “We would have the baseboards on all the time and we would still be freezing. We plugged in space heaters. I could just picture all that money pouring out those old windows.” Wilcox, a single mom and business owner, calls herself a “crazy renovation lady.” She rolled up her sleeves, got creative, and singlehandedly renovated the home on a tight budget. To weatherize, she bought 40 tubes of caulk and sealed the windows. Still, many of the home repairs that would bring down the energy bill were out of reach financially. Since her family qualified for energy assistance through Community Action Center,

Wilcox house before

she heard about Weatherization and got on the wait list. “I was worried, because winter was coming,” Wilcox said. “Alex and his crew came out in October, just in time.” Weatherization Program Manager Alex Morris and his crew installed a ductless heat pump. They also custom-made a basement door to seal off the interior of the house, and insulated the attic and floorboards. A new water heater replaced a 1980s model. Finally, they rewrapped water pipes.

Wilcox house after

“They were amazing! They replaced a broken window pane in my son’s room and made it safer for him, there is no danger now of falling out the window.” Last December, Wilcox’s energy bill was half of what it had been the year before, thanks to the improvements. “Not once have I had to use the portable heaters in the bedrooms,” Wilcox said. “We just keep the bedroom doors open and the heat pump heats the whole house.”

Palouse Tables Community Meetings: A chance to discuss food and community planning

With money saved on energy bills, Wilcox is investing more in her business, the Maldon Country Market. Weatherization had the triple effect of keeping her family warm, saving energy, and boosting the vibrancy and economy of a small town on the Palouse!

Come join us and give us your thoughts on the future of food and how to end hunger on the Palouse! We are especially interested in your input if you sometimes wonder how you will pay for food for yourself and your family—or if you have developed creative solutions to finding and preparing the food you need on a tight budget! • June 5: 5:30-7:30 in Uniontown at the Community Center • June 12: 5:30-7:30 in Palouse at the Community Center • June 30: Farm to Food Bank Scavenger Hunt and Community Meeting. 1:00PM: Registration for the Scavenger Hunt; 2:30 PM: Community Meeting. “The Center” at the Colfax Branch of Whitman County Library.

Community Food The Community Food Bank is in need of the following donations: • Canned fruit • Spices/condiments • Canned vegetables

• Laundry detergent

• Chili

• Diapers (sizes 4,5,6)

• Ravioli, Chunky Soups, etc.

• Soap

• Spaghetti sauce You can bring donations to 350 SE Fairmont Road in Pullman weekdays from 8:00-4:00 (closed for lunch 12:00-1:00).

FOOD PANTRY

BREAD ROOM

MONDAY

Closed

8 am – noon; 1pm – 4:30 pm

TUESDAY

Closed

8 am – noon; 1pm – 4:30 pm

WEDNESDAY

11 am – 1:00 pm

8 am – noon; 1pm – 4:30pm

THURSDAY

4 pm – 6:00 pm

8 am – noon; 1pm – 6:00 pm

FRIDAY

Closed

8 am – noon; 1pm – 4:30 pm

Bread Room is closed during the lunch hour from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm.


June 2018

Washington State University

 Pullman Community Update 15

New Video Exhibition at the Art Museum! Video from the True Collection June 5 – June 30, 2018 Bruce/Floyd Gallery, Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art WSU

“Why is the ocean salty?” – Alysin, 10, Ruston, La. Dear Alysin, At first, I thought the answer to your question might take us deep into the ocean. But it turns out the source of our salty seas is actually on land. My friend Professor Steve Katz and I took a walk along the shore of a nearby river to investigate. Katz is an environmental scientist here at Washington State University. He pointed out some big rocks along the river. That’s where the salt comes from, he explained. Rocks contain minerals, such as salts. A lot of it is the same kind of salt you might sprinkle on food: sodium chloride. There are other kinds of salts made up of different atoms, too. And water is really great at dissolving them. The water in streams and rivers is really good at helping dissolve the salts from rocks, too. The salt travels through the streams and rivers into the oceans. When the water from our ocean evaporates to become clouds, the salt is left behind. There’s literally tons of it, too. According to the National Ocean Service, if we took all the salt from the oceans and spread it around the Earth’s surface, it would form a pile nearly 500 feet high. Not all the salt stays in the ocean. And the faster salt enters the ocean, the faster it leaves. Salt comes in from places like rivers and streams, and once it reaches the ocean it goes into other places besides the water. “The salt goes into a bunch of places,” Katz said. “It goes back into the soils. It gets taken up by critters.” Salt also ends up at bottom of the sea. Salt that sinks to the bottom can form into rocks made out of sodium chloride or sodium sulfates. But no matter where the salt goes, one thing is for sure: We can count on the ocean to be just about as salty tomorrow as it was today. Sincerely, Dr. Universe

In a two-part presentation, the museum will consecutively highlight six room-sized video projections from six international artists. Each video work will be presented for approximately one month. Join us for this month’s projection: Descent, 2002 by Catherine Yass. It’s a 16mm film transferred to DVD, looping 8 minutes 11 seconds, in silent format. For her film Descent, a camera is lowered to the ground from a crane over a construction site at Canary Wharf, London, through thick fog. Yass adds to the perspectival distortions by screening the film upside down.

international roster of both established and emerging The True Collection is a private holding of artists, the collectors are steadfast in their patronage cutting-edge art assembled by Seattle-based collectors of contemporary art, daringly collecting fresh and William and Ruth True. Consisting of important emergent forms of art-making. works in video, photography, and other media by an

Coug Days around the Nation

It’s that time of year—Cougs are gathering around the country for Coug Days. We have an exciting lineup of events for all WSU fans to enjoy. Upcoming Washington state events include: July 7: Coug Day at the Seattle Mariners July 31: Coug Night at the Spokane Indians Aug. 4 & 9: Coug Days at Silverwood Aug. 18: Coug Night at the Tacoma Rainiers Aug. 18: Coug Day at the Seattle Sounders Check out these events and more at alumni.wsu.edu/events. We hope to see you there, and Go Cougs!

The Bridge Between Schweitzer Engineering and WSU When Edmund O. Schweitzer III invented a digital electrical relay in the basement of his Pullman home in 1982, he was a young engineering professor at WSU. Little did he know that the technological device he created would one day keep the lights on in Georgia. Not just the Peach State, mind you, but also the country of Georgia that borders Russia and the Black Sea. The world’s first digital protective relay that Schweitzer invented went on to replace the bulky, costlier and less efficient mechanical relays used to prevent power outages and blackouts. In the event of a fault, not only did his relay interrupt the flow of electricity through a power line, but it also quickly pinpointed where the fault occurred on the line. Since then, the company he founded, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, or SEL, has expanded its products to include metering and cybersecurity equipment and computers with no moving parts. What’s more, his basement startup invention has been refined to the point that it can identify a fault to within 100 feet on a 100-mile line in as little as a millisecond or two, he told an audience earlier this semester at WSU’s CUB Senior Ballroom on the Pullman campus. “We are so good at locating faults now. It has been like moving from a car to a jet,” said Schweitzer, who, in 1977, earned his doctorate degree in electrical engineering from WSU. Since then, Schweitzer has maintained close ties to WSU, building his company headquarters only a half-mile away, hiring paid interns and graduates, providing student scholarships and even donating state-of-the-art SEL equipment installed at the WSU Power Plant and East Campus Substation. “A metaphorical bridge exists between SEL and WSU,” he said, adding that 319 SEL employees are WSU graduates and 75 percent of the company’s student interns go on to become SEL employees.


City of Pullman

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Fire Danger in Cotton Fluff Pullman Fire Department responds to several cotton fluff fires on College Hill every year. Starting mid-May to mid-June, the cottonwood trees produce extremely light fluff that floats on the slightest breeze. The fluff accumulates, like snowdrifts up to six inches or more in sheltered areas, under brushes and in tall grass. Fluff is dangerous because it collects in the same areas as dead organic matter such as dried leaves and twigs. This increases the chance of a fire. The department warns that once cottonwood fluff ignites, it burns rapidly and can flash across the yard spreading so quickly you would not have enough time to get a hose to it. Deputy Fire Marshal Tony Nuttman warns even a dropped cigarette will ignite the cotton fluff. The best way to prevent these fires is to clean up the fluff by wetting it down, then raking it up, and disposing of it in a yard waste can.

June 2018

Annual City Tour The annual tour of the city of Pullman will be held Thursday morning, June 7. The public is welcome and encouraged to participate. Learn more about how tax dollars are spent. The tour will start and end at city hall (325 SE Paradise St). Meet at 8 a.m. in Council Chambers on the main floor of city hall. No reservations are necessary for this informative, free tour. • 8:00 - 8:15 a.m............................................. City Hall Council Chambers (Introduction and Overview) • 8:15 - 8:25 a.m............................................. City Hall Tour* • 8:30 - 8:55 a.m............................................. Police Tour* • 9:00 - 9:10 a.m............................................. Library Tour* • 9:10 - 9:15 a.m............................................. Board Bus at the Library and travel to City Yards • 9:15 - 9:55 a.m............................................. ERD/Transit/M&O/WWTP • 10:00–10:10 a.m.......................................... Water Well on Ritchie Street • 10:15 - 10:20 a.m......................................... Aquatic Center • 10:20 - 10:30 a.m......................................... Terre View Park/ North Fire Station • 10:30 - 10:40 a.m......................................... Oddfellows Cemetery and Sunnyside Park • 10:40 - 10:55 a.m......................................... Main Fire Station* • 11:00– 11:10 a.m......................................... Pioneer Center • 11:15 - 11:30 a.m......................................... Lawson Gardens/Kruegel Park/City Playfield/Reaney Park • 11:40 - 11:50 a.m......................................... Airport Tour* • Noon - 12:30 p.m......................................... New City Hall

Wet and wild summer fun begins soon Reaney Park Pool open from June 9 through August 26. Enjoy Reaney Park Pool Sunday through Saturday from 1 -6 p.m. There is plenty of fun while hanging out in the sun! Enjoy playing on our splash pad, swim and dive into the recreational pool, and get in your laps in our eight-lane lap pool.

Purchase a Season Pass today! Ages newborn-3Free with adult • Ages 4-17............$50 • Ages 18-59..........$75 • Age 60+..............$50 • Household..........$150

American Red Cross Junior Lifeguarding Camp 1: Junior Lifeguarding prepares future lifeguards for their role in obtaining a job as an American Red Cross Lifeguard at the age of 15. Although one cannot be certified as a professional rescuer, a certificate of completion is awarded. Camp, open to ages 11-14, meets Monday-Friday, June 18-29 from 8-11:30 a.m.

*Fee: $150, which includes a T-shirt.

Barracuda swim team is here • Monday-Friday, June 4-15 from 4-5:30 p.m. • Monday-Friday, Jun 18-Aug 4 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. • Open to ages 5-18 • *Fee: $120 *All registrants who live outside Pullman city limits will be charged an additional $2.

Check out all our family fun programs for June: PAFC: • Monday, June 4.......Barracudas Beg/Evening Session 1 • Monday, June 18 ....Morning 1/Evening Session 2 Reaney Park Pool: • Saturday, June 9.....1-6 p.m. • Summer opening • Friday, June 15........1-6pm • Wibit Time Pullman Aquatic and Fitness Center 500 NW Larry St. • (509) 338-3290 PullmanParksandRec.com

• 12:40 p.m...................................................... End Tour at City Hall*

*Restroom available.

PARKS & RECREATION Summer Adventure Camp: Summer USA Travel virtually with us across America to learn about the United States! We will stop along the way to explore a few states as well as the District of Columbia (D.C.), the capital of our country! These weeklong, half-day camps are designed for campers, ages 3-6, who would like to have group fun and build new friendships. The camps are 8 a.m.-noon daily. There will be a variety of age-appropriate activities each week, including special guests, art and crafts, music, science, movement activities, indoor and outdoor playtime, and field trips based on each week’s theme. Campers need to arrive each day with water bottle labeled with their name, and wearing sunscreen and weather appropriate clothing and shoes for inside and outside play. *Fee: $83 per week, which includes daily snack.

rebounding, and other basic offensive and defensive skills are covered. Camp is open to youth entering grades 6-9 during the 2018 -’19 school year. Meets June 25-26 from 8:30-11 a.m. *Fee: $40, which includes a camp T-shirt.

Get Air! Trampoline Park

Enjoy the trampolines, a game of dodgeball, diving into the foam pit, trying out the slackline, dunking while playing slam ball, being a ninja on the ninja course, climbing on the fidget ladder, and more! There are also arcade and video games and you can purchase snacks from the vending machines or lunch from inside the Spokane Northtown Mall Food Court. Bring money for lunch and snacks, games, and souvenirs. We will stop for a snack on our way home. We leave the Pioneer Center at 10 a.m. and return about 5 p.m. Activity is open to Weekly Themes youth in grades 5-8. *Fee: $40, which includes admission, • June 18-22....... Washington State – The Evergreen State jump socks, escort, supervision, and transportation to fun center. • June 25-29....... District of Columbia (D.C) • July 9-13.......... New York – The Empire State Triple Play Fun Park & Raptor Reef • July 16-20........ Florida – The Sunshine State Indoor Water Park • July 23-27........ Indiana – The Hoosier State Join the fun at Triple Play—bowling, go-karts, two • July 30-Aug 3... Kansas – The Sunflower State miniature golf courses, bumper boats, climbing wall, • Aug 6-10.......... Utah – The Beehive State expanded laser tag, ropes course, arcade and video game • Aug 13-17........ Hawaii – The Aloha State area. Raptor Reef is always a balmy 85 degrees and will be a perfect way to end our day! This giant indoor water 23rd Annual Pee Wee Sports Camp park is perfect for all ages and features three giant slides: This camp, an instructional sports program for the Prehistoric Plunge, Velociraptor Vortex, and Lost young children, emphasizes beginning skill instruction, Falls, as well as a wave pool. There is also a pizzeria and teamwork, sportsmanship, and fun! Five different activities grill for lunch! Bring snacks for on the way back and a will be focused on during this popular annual camp. change of clothes, and money for lunch, snacks, games, Camp is held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, June and souvenirs. We will stop for food on our way home. 18-29. Youth ages 3 to 4.5 will meet from 3-3:55 p.m. and The group will leave the Pioneer Center at 8:30 a.m. and youth ages 4.5 to 7 will meet from 4:05-5 p.m. *Fee: $30, return about 7 p.m. Activity is open to youth in grades 5-8. which includes a camp T-shirt. *Fee: $65, which includes admission and a $5 game card, escort, supervision, and transportation to the theme park. Greyhound Boys Basketball Join Pullman High School Boys’ Varsity Coach Craig Brantner, as he shares with you his knowledge of basketball fundamentals. Dribbling, passing, shooting,

*All registrants who live outside Pullman city limits will be charged an additional $2.


City of Pullman

June 2018

Summer Reading

ROCKS

teens. Contact Kathleen at kathleen@neill-lib. org or (509) 338-3258 to register or for more information.

Ask about borrowing a ukulele from our collection, sponsored by Ukulele Players of the Palouse!

Summer Reading for youth (newborns-17 years) • Mother Goose Time (newborn-24 months) on begins this month at Neill Public Library. We hope Wednesdays OR Thursdays from 9:30-10 a.m. you and yours will join us. For more information • Time for Twos Story Time (ages 2-3) visit the library’s webpage www.neill-lib.org or Wednesdays from 10:30-11 a.m. call (509) 334-3595. • Preschool Story Time (ages 3-5) Thursdays Summer Reading registration starts at Neill from 10:30-11 a.m. Library on Friday, June 15 from noon – 6 p.m.

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Directory of City Officials Elected Officials Glenn A. Johnson................................ Mayor C. Brandon Chapman......................... Councilmember Eileen Macoll....................................... Councilmember Ann Parks............................................. Councilmember Dan Records........................................ Councilmember Al Sorensen.......................................... Councilmember Nathan Weller...................................... Councilmember Pat Wright............................................ Councilmember

Administration Adam Lincoln...................................... City Supervisor Joanna Bailey ...................................... Library Services Dir. Wayne Brannock ................................ IS Manager Kurt Dahmen ...................................... Recreation Mgr. Alan Davis ........................................... Parks Manager Pete Dickinson .................................... Planning Director Kevin Gardes ...................................... Public Works Dir. Mike Heston ....................................... Fire Chief Leann Hubbard .................................. Finance Director Gary Jenkins ....................................... Chief of Police Laura McAloon .................................. City Attorney Karen Sires .......................................... Human Res. Mgr.

Find out how children can get free books from the Friends of Neill Public Library and how teens can get $5 gift certificate and be eligible to win a Kindle Paperwhite.

Adult Programs

Youth Programs

• Grand Avenue Book Club meets Thursday, June 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the Hecht meeting room. Exit West by Mohsin Hamid is the book we will be discussing. For more information, contact Rezina Emmons at (509) 334-3595.

Phone: (509) 338-3208 • Fax: (509) 334-2751 Police Nonemergency Services: (509) 334-0802 Web address: www.pullman-wa.gov

• Good Yarns Knitting and Crocheting Group meets every Friday from 1-2:30 p.m. in the Hecht meeting room. Join fellow fiber enthusiasts to work on your projects, share tips, and get new ideas. All skill levels are welcome. For more information, contact the library at (509) 334-3595.

Pullman Transit Summer Service through August 15

• English Conversation Club meets every Monday and Wednesday from 5:30-7 p.m. in the library’s Hecht meeting room. Join other adults Youth can help the Friends of Neill Public to practice your English language skills through Library donate 500 new books to local community basic conversation. Contact Louise Davison food banks! Get all the details when you sign up for (208) 310-0962 or lmdavison66@gmail.com Summer Reading. for more information.

Special Big June Programs at the library • Tuesday, June 19, Comedian Matt Baker, 10:30 a.m. OR 1 p.m. • Thursday, June 21, Story time with Mayor Glenn Johnson, 10:30 a.m. • Tuesday, June 26, Hilarious L-Bow the Clown, 10:30-11 a.m.

• There will be weekly programs for elementary • Sew Happy Hand & Machine Sewing Club meets every Tuesday from 10-11:30 a.m. in the Hecht aged children who just finished kindergarten meeting room. Come work on your sewing projects! through 5th grade. Stay tuned for more details. All skill levels are welcome. Some machines are • Teen program for ages 12-17: Retro Night available or bring your own. For more information, Pizza and Games on Thursday, June 28 from contact the library at (509) 334-3595. 4-5:30 p.m. Pizza never goes out of fashion Library Hours and some games don’t either. So, bring your appetite for pizza and get ready to play some Monday - Thursday • 9 a.m.-7 p.m. retro games while enjoying slice after delicious Friday & Saturday • noon-6 p.m. slice! The winner of the best retro outfit wins Neill Public Library • 210 N. Grand Avenue a $25 gift card. Door prizes for every attendee. www.neill-lib.org • (509) 334-3595 Pre-registration is required and limited to 25

Monday – Friday • Blue, Loop, and Silver Routes – 6:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. • Gray Express (1 bus) – 7 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. • Dial-A-Ride – 6:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Saturday • North and South Routes – 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. • Dial-A-Ride – 10:00am – 5:30 p.m.

Sunday • North and South Routes – 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. • Dial-A-Ride – 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

ACTIVE ADULTS Spokane Culinary Arts (Orlando’s) Brunch

hall at 9 a.m. and return about 5:30 p.m. Register by June 8. *Fee: $25, which includes admission, meal, escort and transportation.

Join your friends on this very popular trip for a delicious buffet brunch at Orlando’s, operated by student chefs at the Spokane Community College Culinary Arts program. You Northern Quest Casino will have various choices for this brunch-style meal. Home pickup begins Tuesday, June This is the most popular casino trip. The Airway Heights casino has 14 different 12 at 8 a.m. We leave city hall at 9 a.m. and return about 3 p.m. Register by June 4. *Fee: restaurants and food vendors. Home pickup begins at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, June 26. We $26, which includes meal, escort and transportation. leave city hall at 9 a.m. and return about 5 p.m. Register by June 15. *Fee: $13, which includes escort and transportation. Meal cost is not included. We are not responsible for Coeur d’Alene Summer Theatre presents ‘Forever Plaid’ any losses incurred! Filled with goofy fun and classic harmonies, this show is a delightful view of a more innocent time. During the nostalgic trip back to the 1950s, a singing group Mystery Dinner & Auction posthumously takes the stage for one final concert. We will lunch before the show at This whodunit comedy, “A Girl’s Night Out”, stars Pullman Senior Citizens Bardenay’s. Home pickups begin at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 17. We leave city hall Association members as the actors and actresses in this action-packed production. After at 9:30 a.m. and return about 6:30 p.m. Register by June 4. No refunds after June a scrumptious catered dinner, you will be on the edge of your seat as you listen for clues. 2, as tickets are pre-purchased. *Fee: $55, which includes admission, escort, and After the play, a sweet variety of yummy desserts will be auctioned off. Seating is limited. transportation. Meal cost is not included. Register early and no later than June 22 at Pullman Senior Center or Pullman Parks and Recreation. The fundraising event, benefiting the Pullman Senior Citizens Association is Senior Summer Jamboree on Friday, June 29 from 6-8 p.m. at the Pullman Senior Center in city hall. Fee: $25. Hillyard Senior Center has invited us to join them for their summer outdoor party. *All registrants who live outside Pullman city limits will be charged an additional $2. They will be serving a yummy picnic lunch. You will also enjoy live music, bingo, croquet, and even some kayaking on the lake. These events will be held at Waterfront NOTE: Many of these trips are listed in the 2018 Summer Parks & Recreation Park in Medical Lake. Home pickups begin at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, June 20. We leave city brochure and may have already filled up during pre-registration.


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YMCA of the Palouse

June 2018


June 2018

Child Care Aware of Eastern Washington

Building Blocks Child Care Center, Inc. Building Blocks Child Care Center, Inc. is a private facility that has been providing high quality care and education on the Palouse since 1998. We are all familiar with the African proverb, "It takes a village to raise a child;" how true these words are! Not only are we grateful to be a part of over 75 different "villages," we are grateful for those that support ours! We held our 17th Annual Dinner & Silent Auction event in partnership with Bishop Place Senior Living, and we are so appreciative to our donors. Thank you to the following:

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Every Child Ready to Read: Talking, Singing, Reading, Writing, Playing Singing with young children is a critical component of early literacy. Why sing with young children? Songs help children develop listening skills. Most songs have a different note for each syllable. This helps children break down words so they hear individual sounds in a word. Clapping or stomping along to a rhythm helps children hear and feel the syllables in words and helps them improve motor skills. Singing also slows down language so children can hear different parts of words and notice how these words are alike and different.

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Leesa Umble Kimmie Jones Village Center Cinemas Main Street Squeeze Spokane Chiefs WSU Athletics Silverwood Theme Park Fujiyama SYG Nursery & Landscaping Blood Diamond Ink Cougar Country Drive-In Megan Moore: Scentsy Holiday Inn Express-Pullman Atom Heart Music Kat & Robert Harris Chad & Kelly Sanders Martin Suarez & Macarena Sanz LaBella Salon Chris & Kerri Staniszewski Neah Lynch Best Western University Inn Bonkerz Season’s Public House Fazzari’s Finest Palouse Empire Gymnastics Merry Cellars

Books You Can Sing With Young Children—look for these books at your local library: • Groovy Joe: Dance Party Countdown by Eric Litwin • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • •

Jackie & Justin Eveland Busch Distributors Airway Hills Golf Center Wild at Art Phil & Morann Johnson Poppy an Eco-Friendly Beauty Parlor Jaqueline Daisley Zeppoz Andy Body & Liz Schiller Sam Dial Jewelers Dr. Juan Parra & Cecilia Izquierdo Infant Room Parents Waddler Room Parents Toddler Room Parents Wysup Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Sr. Preschool Parents Jr. Preschool Room Parents Pre-K Room Parents Day2Day Beauty by: Jackie Cougar Kid Parents Crimson & Grey

• Let’s Sing a Lullaby with the Brave Cowboy by Jan Thomas • Down by the Barn by Will Hillenbrand • I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More! by Karen Beaumont • The Lady With The Alligator Purse Adapted by Nadine Bernard Westcott • The Neighborhood Sing-Along by Nina Crews • It's raining, It's pouring! Performed by Peter, Paul and Mary • The Croakey Pokey by Ethan Long • The Animal Boogie by Debbie Harter

Summer Fun and Learning at Community Child Care Center Children and Teachers alike are glad to finally celebrate the summer season at CCCC! What delightful adventures the Palouse holds as we explore our favorite spots such as Lawson Gardens, Stratton’s Cutting Gardens, Kamiak Butte, and the UI Arboretum! Today’s early childhood education (ECE) teachers understand that while children are having fun exploring and playing, their brains are rapidly developing. That is why I am proud to say that over 85% of our Lead Teachers have higher education degrees in ECE and now we have on-site early learning coaches to support our practices. CCCC was fortunate to be able to hire two ECE Coaches this past year, to provide on-going mentoring and support to all our classroom staff. Coaches emphasize the child’s rapid development is co-dependent upon the quality of their learning experiences. We understand the potential and power that our planned daily experiences, the quality of our environments, and the adult-to-child interactions that teachers provide every day will have on each child. A young child’s learning ignites within the relationship context of a nurturing and responsive adult. How exciting; and what an awesome opportunity and responsibility we hold! Come join the fun and learning happening at CCCC! We offer free Head Start / Early Head Start / ECEAP preschool services to qualifying families in addition to our tuition based child care programs. Our Early Head Start program is a home based program designed for families who are at home with children birth to three years of age. Head Start and ECEAP offer a variety of half-day and full-day preschool programs in Pullman and Colfax. Free ECEAP preschool is offered in Endicott, Rosalia, Tekoa, Garfield, and the Palouse. Give us a call at 509-334-9290 for more enrollment information or Check out our web-site at www.community-childcare.org.

This page is sponsored by: Building Blocks Child Care Center • 332-0161 Community Child Care Center • 332-7005 Boost Collaborative Children and Family Support Services • 332-4420 Montessori School of Pullman • 334-4114 Pullman Christian Childcare Center • 334-1035 WSU Children’s Center • 335-8847

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Child Care Aware of Eastern Washington is sponsored by:

We are proud to be a United Way agency! For Child Care, call our Parent Referral Line, 1-800-446-1114 or email familycenter@childcare.org


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Pullman Chamber

June 2018

BUSINESS MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

BUSINESS MEMBER OF THE MONTH

Inland Northwest Blood Center 840 SE Bishop Blvd, #103 Pullman, WA 99163 (800) 423-0151 inbcsaves.org

NEW MEMBERS Thomas McLaughlin Liberty Lake, WA

MEMBERSHIP RENEWALS Membership dues are assessed on the anniversary month of a member joining the Chamber. Special thanks go out to the following businesses and individuals who have elected to continue their support of the Pullman Chamber of Commerce: • All American Properties (WIL-RU Apartments) • Appearances Marketing & Promotions • Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse • Avista • Boost Collaborative • Cougar Land Motel • Dissmore’s IGA • Edward Jones – Greg Bloom • Four Star Supply, Inc • GeoProfessional Innovation Corporation • Hilliard’s Heating & Plumbing • Glenn Johnson • McDonald’s of Pullman • Mike Lowery, CPA • Moscow Food Co-op • Moscow Pullman OBGYN • Nendel’s Inn • Nora Mae Keifer Olfs • Pacific Northwest Farmers Cooperative, Inc • Palouse Chamber of Commerce • Palouse Discovery Science Center • Paradise Creek Brewery • Pickard Orthodontics • Pullman Greyhound Boosters • Pullman Heating & Electric Inc • Pullman Laundry • Pullman Lions Club • Pullman Youth Baseball Association • Rotary Club of Pullman • Sam Dial Jewelers • Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc • Sid’s Pharmacy • Sims Glass • Sun Rental Center • Art Swannack • Taco Del Mar • Washington Trust Bank • WSU College of Veterinary Medicine • Wysup Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram

Mkristo Bruce is a Cougar football veteran who spent three years in the NFL. Now a Loan Officer at Guild Mortgage, he manages a team of go-getters. Aptly named Team Bruce, they have a team culture that is built around communication, compassion, respect, and hustle. Team Bruce is dedicated to working hard and overcoming obstacles that would hinder buyers in the home buying process. With expertise and pure grit this grid-iron gang always gets the job done. Team Bruce has other visions on the horizon, too. Currently, Mkristo and his team are working on building a foundation for underserved youth. His passion stems from his childhood growing up in economically challenging times. He spends time speaking to youth at local Junior High and High Schools, helping them find their passion and pursue their dreams. Only being in the loan business for one year, Mkristo has led his team to be in the top 100 of loan officers in the entire nation. He has the leadership skills it takes to elevate his team and his clients so everyone wins. “There’s no game worth playing if you aren’t trying to be the best,” says Mkristo. “I believe in my team, I believe in my customers, and we are all working together to make magic happen.” You can learn more about Team Bruce at www.TeamBruceMortgage.com, and you can follow Mkristo on Instagram at @Mkrsito.Bruce.


Pullman Chamber

June 2018

General Membership

LUNCHEON

SPEAKER: Tony Bean, Executive Director, Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 12-1pm HOSTED AT: Gladish Community & Cultural Center – View Room Cost is $15 for Pullman Chamber members who prepay or are invoiced prior to June 8; $18 day of luncheon and for non-chamber members Reservations are required for all attendees RSVP by noon on Friday, June 8 to chamber@pullmanchamber.com or (509) 334-3565, or register online at pullmanchamber.com

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STUDENT OF THE MONTH Rosie Hayes, daughter of Tom Hayes and Shari Lupien, is an honors senior at PHS. Rosie has greatly enjoyed her time in Pullman: “I enjoyed growing up in the Pullman School District. I have attended kindergarten through my senior year in the Pullman School District and I can surely say that Pullman is a wonderful place to grow up. I have had many opportunities that students who attend different school districts have not had. I love our community and the kindness of the teachers I have had throughout my 13 years here in the Pullman School District. “ During her time at PHS, Rosie has participated in Orchestra, playing violin for more than 10 years and playing with the pullman school district orchestra since 4th grade, has played tennis, participated in key club and even started her own Pullman High School club this year with her best friend Katherine Bloom. In addition to her studies and academics, Rosie has also worked for SEL, Almota Elevator Company and Silver Mountain Resort, where she now coaches young ski racers. Rosie also volunteered her time with a local 4-H program, serving as a club leader for over 5 years and showing lambs at the Palouse Empire Fair for 9 years. During high school, Rosie also completed her Certified Nursing Assistant program and began working as a CNA at Regency Assisted Living. After graduation, she will be heading to Bozeman Montana to obtain her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Montana State University and will then be working as a RN.


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Spokane Falls Community Colleges

June 2018

PULLMAN CAMPUS

SAVE THE DATE! Registration Rally Thursday, June 21 8am-4pm Testing 8am-2pm

Current students are encouraged to register for summer and fall quarters before they leave for summer break. New students are encouraged to take care of placement testing needs.

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

Running Start Graduates

In 2014 the four of us started taking college classes at Blue Mountain Community College in the hopes that it would help us warm up to the classroom experience and college structure before becoming enrolled full time at SFCC in 2016. All of us are now graduating with our Associates in Arts while simultaneously graduating from high school! We are so happy to have a head start in our academic careers. Our journey to this in the last two years has been one of positivity. We feel that the environment at Spokane Falls Community College has helped to prepare us for life at a larger university, particularly because we were all previously homeschooled. We have not only learned academic subjects, but also how to function in college life, and more about ourselves and about the world around us. We genuinely appreciate all of the advisors, teachers, and office staff who have helped us and answered all of our (and our moms’) questions. We met so many people and had such positive experiences. Thank you to our family, friends, and everyone at SFCC for everything they have done to help us achieve this. Emily Cook (middle right): I am 18 years old, and I live outside of Colfax on a farm where we have cows, sheep, horses, cats, rabbits, a guinea pig, a couple of rats, far too many chickens to count, and sometimes pigs. My favorite outdoor experience was when I went to Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico on a 70+ mile trek and climbed Mount Baldy, which is the tallest mountain in New Mexico. This experience was challenging and so much fun, I learned so much about myself, and this was when I decided I wanted a job in natural resources management. In the fall I am going to attend the University of Idaho and study for my Bachelor's degree in natural resource planning and management. I plan to join the climbing team and the ballroom dance company. I hope to get a job as a park ranger. At SFCC I especially enjoyed taking Environmental Science, Anthropology, Intercultural Communications and English. Avery Reneau (far right): I am 17 years old and have been homeschooled basically for my entire life. I moved to Pullman from the Chicago area in the summer of 2014 and have been attending SFCC since the fall of 2016. I am going to the University of Idaho next year and plan to double major in English/Linguistics and Music Composition. I would love to be a film composer. My favorite classes at SFCC so far have been Anthropology, English, and Environmental Science.

PULLMAN CAMPUS MANAGER’S MESSAGE

Dyan Bledsoe

At Spokane Falls Community College Pullman Campus, June is the time to reflect on the year and the impact education has made on our students’ lives. As I watch our graduates walk across the stage, I personally reflect on not only what we have taught the students, but also on what they have taught us. Here is one lesson, out of many, that I have learned this year from an SFCC Pullman student. Persistence. In 2010, we had a student enroll in our Adult Basic Education course to prepare for her GED exam. After earning her GED, she enrolled in our credit programs. During her time with us, she lost someone very close to her. In her grief, she left school for over a year, travelling the country, doing odd jobs and searching for answers. One day she made her way back to the Pullman campus, her eyes haunted but determined. She set a goal to graduate, and she completed her AA Degree with us in 2014. I bring this student up today, four years later, because this May she walked again, this time across another stage. She graduated from Washington State University. I learned so many things from this student. I learned that grief changes you, but it doesn’t have to debilitate you. You can still set goals, accomplish tasks and make a positive difference in your corner of the world. I learned, despite my being a bit of a control freak, that the timeline to meet my goal is often irrelevant, continuing to move forward is what matters. I learned that sometimes we might feel like life is throwing different obstacles at us, but that if we persist, in the end, we will not only survive, we will flourish. Congratulations to all of our SFCC Pullman graduates, and congratulations to those students who have moved on to additional opportunities. You make us proud, and you continue to teach us, even after you graduate.

Creative Writing Club We are excited to announce that our creative writing club is in the process of publishing its first book! Dystopia is a collection of short stories and poetry written, edited, and compiled by students at Spokane Falls Community College, Pullman Campus. The 2017-2018 Bigfoot Review is the Creative Writing Club’s revival anthology. The club’s advisor, and short story author, Khaliela Wright, welcomes you into the diverse and vibrant fiction and poetry created by the 10 writers presenting their work in the anthology. Enter their worlds. Linger over their stories. Let their prose delight, unsettle, and entertain. More information on purchasing the book will be available next month!

Ruby Breitsprecher (middle left): I am 16 years old and have been homeschooled all my life. I am super excited to be going to the University of Idaho this fall to get my Bachelor's Degree in Geology or maybe Environmental Science. After that, I am planning to get a Master’s degree in Environmental Engineering. I am choosing these areas of study because I care about the environment, what we do to it, and what impact those things have on all of us. I care about making a difference in the world, and want to serve in my career. I love to be of service, and I find helping with service projects with my Venture Crew and Baha’i youth group to be fun and rewarding. I love to learn, and have thoroughly enjoyed my time increasing my education and capacity at SFCC. Breiton Haug (far left): I am 18 years old and I live in Pullman, Washington. I’ve been homeschooled for most of my life with a little public school sprinkled in between fourth and sixth grade. I am currently working in the WSU Geology department while I try to find out if I want to continue studying Geology if I were to get a Bachelor's degree. At SFCC I was the President of Film and Photography Club and the Student Activities Chair in ASG. Both groups took me all over the United States. I traveled to Seattle to experience films from different cultures because of film club. ASG took me to the TriCities and Reno for leadership training and block booking. This school has given me an incredible two years of my life and a boost to my future.

We are at a new location. New mailing address: PO Box 896, Pullman, WA 99163. Our new physical address is at 185 Veterans Way, the building just to the east of Daggy Hall on WSU’s campus. We have a new email address: Pullman@SFCC.Spokane.edu 509-332-2706 • Pullman@SFCC.Spokane.edu • www.Pullman.Spokane.edu


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