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Pullman Community Update

City of Pullman  Pullman Chamber of Commerce  Pullman Regional Hospital  Pullman School District  Washington State University Vol. 22 No. 7 • July 2017

Pullman Chamber of Commerce BUSINESS MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

BUSINESS MEMBER OF THE MONTH We are accepting reservations for the 2018 Business Member of the Month sponsorships! Reservations are on a first come-first served basis, so if you have a month you would like to be our BMOTM, contact Kimberly at (509) 334-3565 or at chamber@pullmanchamber.com. 2018 BMOTM sponsorship rates are $300

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Countdown to 29th Annual Lentil Festival Begins, New Artwork Unveiled Guests were treated to an evening of creative pairing menus, great music and the first look of the 2017 National Lentil Festival poster at Chipman & Taylor Chevrolet, Thursday, June 1.

In This Issue…

“It was so hard to keep this design under wraps,” said Britnee Packwood, Festival Director. “Carrie did an amazing job in capturing the essence of the festival and all the fun that goes along with it.”

Pullman Chamber of Commerce........... 1-3 Washington State University................ 5

This year’s poster featured a design by Carrie Lynn Kyser, former Pullman resident. “It was a fun piece to put together…It started as a hand sketch that was scanned into the computer, with the color and details added in photoshop,” Kyser said.

Pullman Council on Aging.................... 9

Carrie is an Instructional Designer at Lewis-Clark State College, has a professional license in landscape architecture and does occasional graphic design and creative art.

Community Action Center.................... 11

Pullman School District........................ 6-7 Rural Resources.......................................9 Palouse Discovery Science Center......... 10 Community Calendar........................... 14-15 Kiwanis of Pullman.............................. 16

Guests enjoyed the evening with live music by Andru Gomez and sampling of three different pairing menus. Participating pairing teams included: Banyans on the Ridge with Merry Cellars, Birch & Barley with Whiskey Barrel Cider, and Fork in the Road with Paradise Creek Brewery. The poster unveiling was sponsored by Chipman & Taylor Chevrolet, and served as the official countdown kick-off to the 29th Annual National Lentil Festival, August 18-19.

Pullman Crazy Days.............................. 16 YMCA of the Palouse............................ 17 National Lentil Festival......................... 17 Pullman Regional Hospital................... 18-21

Posters and festival merchandise, including the 2017 commemorative t-shirt, are available at the Pullman Chamber of Commerce.

City of Pullman..................................... 22-23 Spokane Falls Community Colleges...... 24 Gladish Community & Cultural Center.. 25

Pullman Chamber of Commerce • 415 N. Grand Ave. • Pullman, WA 99163 509-334-3565 • Fax: 509-332-3232 chamber@pullmanchamber.com • www.pullmanchamber.com Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Staff: Executive Director: Marie Dymkoski • Events Coordinator: Britnee Packwood Tourism Director: Carol Cooper • Office Manager: Kimberly Marshall

Whitman County Humane Society....... 25

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Pullman Chamber of Commerce

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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: • Aitken, Schauble, Patrick, Neill & Schauble • Backyard Harvest • Beasley Realty • Chipman & Taylor Chevrolet • Colwell Bank Tomlinson – Amy Honeywell • Columbia Bank • Corporate Pointe Developers LLC • Cougar Land Motel • Roger Daisley • Emmanuel Baptist Church • Family Eye Clinic • Gladish Community & Cultural Center • Good Deeds Mortgage • Hayden Homes, LLC • Higginson’s Home Center & Sleep Shop • Irwin, Myklebust, Savage & Brown • Motel 6

• MTR Western • Palouse Discovery Science Museum • Palouse Ridge Golf Club • Porky’s Pit Barbecue • Pro Cab, LLC • Pullman Chiropractic Clinic • Pullman Civic Theatre • Pullman Police Officers Guild • Pullman Sports Physical Therapy • Quality Inn – Paradise Creek • Sanctuary Yoga, Barre & Dance • Skeeterbuggins Productions • South Fork Public House • Sunset Marts • The Man Shop Barbershop • Wheatland Express • Wheatland RV • Whitman County Humane Society • Willamette Dental Group

NONPROFIT SHOWCASE

and General Membership Luncheon presented by the Pullman Chamber of Commerce

“The Power of Nonprofits: Celebrating the Difference They Make in Our Communities” SEL Event Center Tuesday, August 8 • 12-2pm This event will showcase local nonprofit organizations. You are invited to visit participant booths to learn about the many valuable services available to individuals and our communities. During the General Membership Luncheon, held 12-1:00 pm, you will hear from our August Business Member of the Month, Washington Idaho Symphony. The keynote speaker will be Nancy Bacon, Director of Learning and Engagement for WA Nonprofits. The luncheon cost is $15 per person, or $12 per person for Pullman Chamber of Commerce members. Reservations for the luncheon are required. From 1-2pm (after the luncheon), there is no charge to come in and visit the local nonprofit booths and speak with representatives from many organizations. Please RSVP for the luncheon to the Pullman Chamber by August 4 at noon. (509) 334-3565, chamber@pullmanchamber.com or online at pullmanchamber.com Nonprofits interested in participating in the Showcase should contact Marie Dymkoski • marie@pullmanchamber.com


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Washington State University

Campus Hosts Summer BBQs Join WSU Dining Services and the Student Entertainment Board for good food and live music every Wednesday through July 26. These events will take place on Terrell Mall in front of Todd Hall from 11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

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WSU Performing Arts Fall Line Up

You can pay with cash at the barbecue or stop by Carlita’s in the CUB before attending the event to pay with Cougar CASH or debit/ credit. In the event of rain, the music portion of the event will move inside to the CUB Lair and we will cancel the barbecue. Details: dining.wsu.edu

On Ensemble Wed., Sept. 13, 2017 @ 7 p.m. in Jones Theatre

Why don’t plants get sunburns? – Elijah Dear Elijah, That’s a great observation. For as much time as plants spend outside in the sun, we really don’t see too many with a sunburn. I decided to take your burning question to my friend Cynthia Gleason. She’s a plant scientist at WSU and knows a lot about plant defense. Plants actually make their own kind of sun block, she said. It helps protect them from the sun’s intense ultraviolet rays. “Unlike humans, plants can’t just move into the shade or put on a hat when the sun gets too intense,” Gleason explained. “Of course, plants also can’t slather on sunscreen.” As you may know, plants need sun to make their own food, as well as the oxygen we all breathe. Plants face an interesting challenge because they need sun, Gleason said, but not too much sun. Otherwise, they might shrivel up, turn yellow, or even die. Scientists weren’t really sure how plants avoided getting burnt to a crisp, until a few years ago when a group of researchers investigated a question very similar to yours. They found when plants get too stressed out from the sun, they start to make their own kind of sun block. Not like the sunscreen that humans squeeze out of a bottle or spray on, but it still blocks the ultraviolet light. The plant’s sun block is actually a combination of special molecules that form in the plant’s tissue, join together to create a compound that blocks the ultraviolet light. These compounds still allow other kinds of sunlight to pass through. That way, the plant can still make its own food—without turning into a lobster. Plants aren’t the only living things that make their own concoction of chemicals to stay safe in the sun either. Some zebra fish create a compound that protects them from the sun, too. Even hippos make a kind of orange sweat that helps protect them from ultraviolet rays. The sun is not only good for plants, but also for us. It gives us Vitamin D that our bodies use to help our bones stay strong. Thankfully, for humans, chemists have invented sunscreen to keep you safe from the sun’s rays while exploring outside. And luckily for us cats and other critters, we can usually find a nice shady tree. Sincerely, Dr. Universe Details: askdruniverse.wsu.edu

that range from powerful to passionate to playful. The four women of Las Migas come from four different cities that span not only the geography of Spain but also its cultural diversity—Barcelona, Sevilla, Cordoba, and Lerida.

With Japanese drums at the foundation of its world fusion mix, On Ensemble takes the ancient instruments of taiko into new realms. Infusing the powerful rhythms of ensemble Japanese drumming with elements of hipLiterature to Life: Fahrenheit 451 hop, rock and electronica, On Ensemble has a by Ray Bradbury unique sound you won’t want to miss. Copresented with Festival Dance and Performing Nov. 14, 2017 @ 7 p.m. in Jones Theatre Arts, in residence at the University of Idaho. Literature to Life brings Ray Bradbury’s terrifyingly recognizable vision of the future Living Voices present The New American to the stage. Guy Montag is a firefighter in Thurs., Oct 12, 2017 @ 7 p.m. in Jones Theatre a not-so distant future. Except, instead of putting out fires, he starts them in order to Share the journey of The New American, burn books. Bradbury’s vision of a world, from the turmoil of the old country, to the awash in information, but lacking critical promise of America. This is the story of a thought offers audiences of all ages a sobering young Irish woman fresh from her 1910 look at our world, while offering hope for a steamship passage to the U.S. and her path better future. through Ellis Island to the sweatshops of the lower east side of Manhattan. Learn what Sonos Handbell Ensemble Holiday American liberty and opportunity means to Concert people around the world. Appropriate for ages Thurs., Dec. 7, 2017 @ 7 p.m. in Jones Theatre 10 and up. At the forefront of handbell artistry since Living Voices present Klondike: its founding in 1990, the California-based The Last Adventure Sonos has moved handbells into the musical mainstream with show-stopping, sold-out Sat., Oct 14, 2017 @ 2 p.m. in Jones Theatre performances to millions across the United The promise of riches and a new life during States, Europe and Asia. Audiences will hear a time of turmoil drives one young woman to solo and orchestra works that have premiered join a worldwide stampede in the last grand for handbells alone and in combination with adventure of the 19th century and through other instruments and voices. The ensemble her search for gold she discovers true strength. is equally impressive to watch—ringing, slamming, plucking, malleting, shaking, Las Migas: Flamenco and damping, bouncing—and other virtuosic Mediterranean Music from Spain techniques for handling 68 chromatically tuned bells covering over five octaves. Wed., Nov. 1, 2017@ 7 p.m. in Jones Theatre Las Migas is unique among Spanish music groups, a fascinating blend of Flamenco and Mediterranean styles that combines classic and contemporary rhythms, and melodies

Individual and series tickets are on sale in July online at TicketsWest.com or by phone at 800-325-SEAT (7328). Details: performingarts.wsu.edu


Pullman School District

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BOARD REPORT

Holy Multifaceted Issue Batman!

What is the OSPI Superintendent Suggesting?? By Dean Kinzer, Pullman Public Schools Board of Directors

Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal in a speech on May 24th encapsulated a new long-term plan to redesign the K-12 education system in Washington State. He laid out three phases of his plan. The first phase would address defining basic education and funding it. The second phase would focus on research and policy transition in creating “meaningful” pathways to high school graduation. The third phase would include teaching dual languages beginning in kindergarten plus increasing the number of minutes per day, the number of school days, minutes for lunch, and recesses for K-8 students.

our current system the average student will lose 2.6 months of math skills and 2 months of reading skills during summer break. It can take 6 weeks of school in the fall to re-learn the skills they have lost. Research shows that the Summer Learning Loss affects low income students the most. Often their parents or guardians don’t have the time or resources to mitigate this issue. Two thirds of the income-based achievement gap is attributed to Summer Learning Loss.

Moving to Year Round School would be a major paradigm shift for most schools and would certainly not be Superintendent Maxwell believes as easy as flipping a switch. Reykdal those goals would bring us closer to estimates it would cost at least $4 aligning with other industrial nations’ billion in additional funding per year at education systems and that the additional the state level. That does not includes contact time with students would be a any of the local increases in spending tremendous benefit to our students. Dr. or the capital upgrades each district Maxwell said that Reykdal has some lofty would need to retrofit buildings to goals. Dr. Maxwell also said that it would accommodate those hot summer days. be very helpful if the State would pay for The actual total cost could easily be 3 professional learning days for school staff. times the original estimate. The third phase that Superintendent Reykdal is proposing would be a radical change to the traditional school year. Historically, the traditional school year was tethered to an agrarian calendar due to the need to have children helping on the farms during the planting and harvesting seasons. Due to technological advances in farming practices and machinery, much less manual labor is needed. For instance, when I was young my Dad would pull together a crew of about ten people (mostly teenagers) to haul and stack hay in our barn. Today we have machinery that enables one person to haul more hay faster than that entire crew used to be able to do and expend no more energy than you would driving a truck. Reykdal is proposing lengthening the school day by an hour and the school year by twenty days. We would essentially be transitioning to a “Year Round School” calendar. Doing so could have profound benefits for our school children. We all know that knowledge on average is doubling every twelve months currently. If we expect our schools to keep up, something is going to have to change. Albert Einstein defined insanity as: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Do we want different results? One of the largest benefits would be to eliminate what used to be called Summer Regression. It is now referred to as the Summer Slide, Summer Learning Loss, or Brain Drain. Research shows that having breaks from school longer than three weeks results in the loss of knowledge and skills. Under

In keeping with “Always Doing What is Best for the Kids” I would hope that we can move toward “Year Round School.” We would have more but shorter breaks all through the year which would also reduce burnout both in our students and staff plus all the benefits mentioned earlier in this article. I wouldn’t mind hearing your thoughts on moving toward more hours in a school day and more school days in a year. As always I thank you for your support of the Pullman School District. Have a great summer!

Board of Directors

The Pullman Education Foundation would like to congratulate these scholarship winners! Good Luck to the Class of 2017! • Chapter S PEO Scholarship ($1500): Sydney Atchison • Noah Evermann Scholarship ($2500): Jake Cillay • Corinne Simasko Scholarship ($1700): Ivy Woltering • Jessica Clark Scholarship ($1000): Makenzie Druffel • Karin Myklebust Scholarship ($1000): Carolena Sears • Mary Paznokas Scholarship ($500): Kelsey Zweigle • Ryan Brindamour Scholarship ($1000): Emmanuel Jaiyeola • Class of 1948 Scholarship ($1000): Victora Heinlen • Class of 1956 Scholarship ($750): Brandon Libey • Class of 1960 Scholarship ($1000): Robert Allen

Thanks to this year's retiring board members for their commitment to supporting education in our community! • Lynda Carey • Carol Chipman • Fritz Hughes • Mike Rydbom • Pat Wright • Ted Weatherly

2017 Retirees • Dean Anderson, Custodian at Franklin Elementary • Bill Beck, Custodian at Pullman High School • Lorna Bruya, Teacher at Sunnyside Elementary • Bob Hawley, Facilities Supervisor • Paul Mutch, Bus Driver • Aleta Rice, Preschool Teacher • Pam Rosenman, Nurse Thank you for your service, dedication and commitment to the students and staff of Pullman Public Schools!

President Jim Evermann, Director, District 3 jfe@psd267.org Karl Johanson, Director, District 4 Karlj2@psd267.org Dean Kinzer, Director, District 5 dkinzer@psd267.org Allison Munch-Rotolo, Director, District 2 Amunch-rotolo@psd267.org Susan Weed, Director, District 1 Sweed@psd267.org

Follow Pullman Schools on Twitter! Stay up to speed with District and PHS news by following us on Twitter: Pullman Public Schools: www.twitter.com/PullmanSD Pullman High School: www.twitter.com/PullmanHS Find us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/pullmanpublicschools


Pullman School District

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Fourth Graders Make History Come Alive! Pam Brantner, Sunnyside Elementary Principal

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Schools Implement a Snack Pantry Program Once again it is my turn to write a Board article for the Community Update. I decided to write about the wonderful Snack Pantry Program that was started this year at Jefferson and Franklin elementary schools—so I went to the source: the amazing Linhda Sagen who is the fabulous person behind the Snack Pantry Program. Linhda recently came to our Board meeting and presented on the program. The following is authored by Linhda and I thank her very much for taking the time and making the effort to not only set up the program, but to share with us. -Susan Weed, Pullman Public Schools Board of Directors Pullman School District’s pilot Weekend Snack Pantry Program is currently taking place at Jefferson and Franklin Elementary schools. This snack program was implemented through the district Wellness Committee and considered vital in helping the growing need in our community with food insecurity (the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food.). This supplemental food program directly supports the health of student families in need. Hunger negatively impacts the ability to learn. Many circumstances in life can lead families to struggle with accessing enough food. At this time, students from Jefferson and Franklin are provided with food packs for weekends and long school breaks—we also include food for younger siblings not yet enrolled in school. The goal of this program is to create better learning situations, so our students can be successful learners. Food packs are distributed once per week, before school dismissal on Friday afternoons, or on the last day before an extended weekend. The Weekend Snack Pantry Program is need-based, at the discretion of families. A simple form to register for the program can be acquired at the schools.

Each spring the halls of Sunnyside Elementary come alive with history. As you walk the corridor you come across Amelia Earhart describing her adventures, you turn the corner and John Glenn is telling you about his trip to the moon and then further down the hall you will meet other historically influential people. No, you have not traveled back in time. You are witnessing the end product of a month long hands-on history unit in fourth grade. Through this unit the teachers integrate reading, writing, public speaking, and art. Students research a historical figure, write a first person biography, memorize the biography, create a costume and paint a setting all in preparation for the big night. Families, community members and fellow students are invited to come and experience the lives of these historical figures. The hard work and preparation is evident and leaves the visitors in awe. Through this hands-on learning experience the fourth grade team is not able to only teach history but fully engage their students in multiple disciplines in a fun and captivating way.

WHO

Children—Birth through 5 years of age who reside in the Pullman School District.

WHAT

This screening is an opportunity to review your child’s development and to address potential concerns.

WHERE

Community Child Care Center/Head Start, 530 NW Greyhound Way, Pullman, WA

CONTACT

Call Paula Bates at the Pullman School District office at 332-3144 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Jefferson Elementary Parent Teacher Association (PTA) launched this program in April to be a road map for the other schools in our district as well as our surrounding communities to help start a program in their community. The PTA took over the task of setting up the program as well as connecting with community programs such as Backyard Harvest, Community Action Center, and YMCA. In addition, resources from businesses and generous community members helped provide support for the start-up and future support. We hope to partner with other community programs in order to be more sustainable throughout the school year. Also, throughout the year, the schools hold food drives to stock the pantry as well. If you would like to help, we appreciate volunteer time and donations directly to Jefferson and Franklin Elementary schools. Please contact Jefferson (509-332-2617) or Franklin (509-334-5641) PTA for more information or ways to become involved in the Weekend Snack Pantry Program.

Digital Responsibility Pam Brantner, Sunnyside Elementary Principal We all know growing up is difficult, but today’s youth face a world filled with even more challenges. Not in a million years would we have expected our everyday activities to be broadcasted on social media- this ranges from text, Snapchat, Instagram, Facebook and countless others. The prevalence of these methods of communication has trickled down to the elementary level where students as young as first grade have phones on them. While this may seem harmless, in fact these young students are experiencing the effects of this technology. We all know that technology offers great opportunities for students to connect, create, collaborate, and learn. But with so many digital tools available, it’s not always easy to find the best ones—and it’s often even harder to figure out what to do with the tools once you have them. Educators today also have to navigate the challenges that this technology brings to the classroom—from not enough broadband to the behavioral and social issues that many students experience, like cyberbullying and digital drama, oversharing of information, digital cheating and plagiarism, and not understanding how to analyze and evaluate the credibility of websites. For more information on this topic look at common sense mediaDigital Citizenship https://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/certification. The following safety tips have been compiled by the FBI to facilitate student safety: • Establish a good relationship with kids, talk to your child about telling you right away if they read anything on the internet that makes them feel uncomfortable • Control the online environment. Don't allow kids to use a screen profile or provide personal information online such as full name, home address, school name, or telephone number • Teach your child not to plan personal visits with people they have met online While technology has become an integral part of our lives and they see us use it on a daily basis, we need to remember to take the time to educate our children to keep them safe in this digital world.


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Pullman Council on Aging

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Pullman Community Council on Aging A legacy of caring for Pullman seniors PCCoA Honored with WSU LEAD Award

Grateful for our Generous Community Pullman’s generous spirit is constantly revealed through volunteers and financial support. This generosity allows us to continue to assist many Pullman seniors with programs that support not only their daily needs, but also their ability to live as independently as possible.

• Meals on Wheels subsidies • Meal trays and delivery containers • Program cell phones • Tools and supplies for Senior Chore Service volunteers THANK YOU to all those who have donated! We and those we serve deeply Pullman Community Council on Aging appreciate your support. is funded entirely through generous donations and grants. Every donation is carefully directed:

Can Meals on Wheels help you or a loved one?

PCCoA Board members Scott Hallett, Melanie Brown, Tricia Grantham and Francis Benjamin with Senior Chore Service Coordinator Kristina Umbright.

As part of Washington State University’s 2017 Leadership and Engagement Awards of Distinction, Pullman Community Council on Aging was highly honored to receive a President’s Award for Leadership. The Center for Civic Engagement has been an invaluable partner in connecting students with seniors through service, to the benefit of both.

Senior Chore Service Senior Chore Service is a volunteer chore network connecting volunteers with seniors. All services are provided free of charge and include yard care, light housework and maintenance, seasonal chores, and companionship. If you are interested in either giving or receiving service through Senior Chore Service, please contact: Senior Chore Service Coordinator Kristina Umbright at (509) 332-9627 or PullmanSrChores@gmail.com.

If you are age 60 or older and unable to leave your home unassisted/cook for yourself, noon-time meals are available 7 days a week. For more information, please contact: Nancy Backes, Council Administrator, (509) 334-2667 or PullmanComCoA@gmail. com OR Council on Aging and Human Services, (800) 809-3351 (Colfax).

Rural Resources

The Pullman Community Council on Aging improves the quality of life for local seniors through advocacy and action: identifying needs, developing solutions, and connecting resources. We operate  Pullman’s Meals on Wheels  Senior Chore Service We publish  “Guide to Senior Services for Pullman & Whitman County”. PCCoA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Donations are tax-deductible.


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Palouse Discovery Science Center

July 2017

July 2017 Activities at PDSC Though our daily science activities are typically geared for preschool-kindergarten aged children, we ensure that our lessons are adaptable and encourage all ages to participate!

4th of July Science!

Wed. July 5, 1:30............................................................ Chemical Colors Thu. July 6, 10:30........................................................... Igniting Chemistry Fri. July 7, 10:30............................................................. Sparkler Science

Measurements

Tue. July 11, 1:30............................................................ Inch by Inch Wed. July 12, 1:30.......................................................... Measure up to Dinosaurs! Thu. July 13, 10:30......................................................... Unconventional Rulers Fri. July 14, 10:30........................................................... Bottle Thermometers

Music is Science?

Tue. July 18, 1:30............................................................ High and Low Wed. July 19, 1:30.......................................................... Singing Glasses Thu. July 20, 10:30......................................................... Good Vibrations Fri. July 21, 10:30........................................................... Boom Whackers?

Boat Science

Tue. July 25, 1:30............................................................ Balloon Boats Wed. July 26, 1:30.......................................................... Clay Boats Thu. July 27, 10:30......................................................... Gravity Boats Fri. July 28, 10:30........................................................... Rubber Band Boats

Open Hours: • Tuesdays 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. • Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. • Thursdays 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. • Fridays 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. • Saturdays 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Daily Admission Fees: • Junior Scientists (ages 2-14)........ $6 • Adult Scientists (ages 15-54)....... $7.50 • Senior Scientists (55 years +)...... $6.50 • Up & Coming Scientists (under 2) FREE • Seniors are FREE ON FRIDAYS!

Membership Options • Family memberships........................................$80 per year (Two adults and children under 18 who live in the same household) • Grandparent memberships...........................$65 per year (Two adults and up to six grandchildren under 18) • Individual memberships.................................$45 per year Individual Senior (55+) memberships.......$40 per year

Membership benefits: • Admission to the science center for a full year. • Guest/Family Passes so you can bring your friends. • 10% discount in the Curiosity Shop. • Discounts on Super Science Birthday Parties. • Discounts on camps and other programs. • Invitation to Member-only events. • Free Admission to 339 ASTC Passport Participant science centers worldwide! To look up current participating member museums, just visit this website: http://www.astc.org/members/passlist.htm Call 509.332.6869 for more information.

Summertime Learning at the Science Center! Studies show that kids fall behind in reading, science and math during the summer. At the PDSC, kids learn while they play, preparing them for the school year. So come on over to our large, air-conditioned space this summer! We have hands-on exhibits, live animals, friendly staff, and a gift shop. Kids' classes and planetarium shows are free with admission. (See our website for schedule). Exhibits cover archaeology, astronomy, math, bio-engineering, technology, sound and light, biology, and more. We also provide an indoor picnic area, free wireless, a toddler play zone, video and book room, and rocking chairs for parents' convenience! And here's a secret...Your kids won't know they're learning as much as they do at school. All they'll know is that they're having FUN!

Palouse Discovery Science Center 950 NE Nelson Court, Pullman, WA 99163 332-6869 • 332-2474 (fax) www.palousescience.net Visit our website for program and scheduling information.

Palouse Discovery Science Center — your regional hands-on, minds-on science center


Community Action Center

July 2017

Senior Gardening Club and Class for “Food, Fun, and Friends”

Senior Gardening Club kicked off this spring with weekly meetings Fridays at 1:30. The Senior Gardening Club maintains Community Action Center’s gardens and plans future garden projects at Community Action Center… all while learning from each other’s gardening expertise. Each week features a food tasting with fresh garden produce. Along with the Senior Gardening Club, Community Action Center launched a gardening and nutrition class for senior citizens. The class, called “Energize Your Life,” meets once a month. It features information and skill sharing on the best way to design and plant gardens for the best food value, taste, and nutrition. The class also incorporates physical fitness activities and nutrition information. For example, a kinesiology intern from WSU led the class in a series of gardening stretches at the first meeting. Gardens and Nutrition Specialist Joe Astorino said he has gotten a lot of positive feedback on Senior Gardening Club and the class.

“We are all about food, fun, and friends.” Astorino said. “People are asking questions and learning from each other. One woman told me how important it is for her to stay active with scheduled activities. This group really does that. Once you have that energy from gardening and stretching, it spills over into other parts of the day. It affects how you shop and what you eat. It gives you inspiration.” For more information on Senior Gardening Club or Energize Your Life, please call Community Action Center at 509-334-9147 and ask for Joe. Classes are held the following dates from 1:00-2:30 and folks can register at the CAC main desk or calling in advance. • June 23rd • July 28th • August 25th • September 22nd Senior Gardening Club meets Fridays 1:30-2:30PM (when there is not a class scheduled) starting June 30th throughout the growing season. Folks can register at arrival.

Palouse Tables Project to Investigate Regional Hunger There’s a hidden battle on the Palouse—the fight against hunger. Last year, 18% of all Whitman and Latah County residents reported running out of food and not having money to buy more, compared to 13% nationwide. That number jumps to 50% for low-income Pullman residents. Many of the poorest residents of the Palouse live in “food deserts” where cheap, healthy food is not available. Going to the store is not a given, as these residents often do not have the transportation or gas money needed to buy affordable food. The 2016 Community Needs Assessment uncovered these findings and more, but led to more questions than it answered. What is the “face” of hunger? What do folks do when they need food or transportation to the store? What positive assets have people and communities developed in their quest to access food? What are the underlying conditions that lead to hunger? The Palouse Tables Project, which will kick off in November, will investigate all aspects of hunger on the Palouse and engage people who are experiencing hunger to “discover, dream, and design” solutions to the food issues they face. Called a “comprehensive food security assessment,” the project is the brainchild of the Whitman County Food Coalition. The project will give local organizations that work to end hunger a roadmap for action, based directly on input and ideas from the people they serve. It will also help all Whitman County Food Coalition members by strengthening collaboration and creating new information to inform their work. Community Action Center received a $20,000 grant from the Inland Northwest Community Foundation last month to host the project, including providing project management and office space and supplies for a researcher. Community Action Center will work closely with Council on Aging and Human Services and Backyard Harvest, along with other Coalition members, to hold town hall meetings in 13 communities on the Palouse and interview a variety of different people experiencing hunger.

Community Food Bank Community Food Bank hours: Wednesday 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Thursday 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm Food bank needs for July are: • Tuna • Peanut butter • Soups of all kinds

• Personal Items: soap, shampoo, toothpaste • Macaroni and cheese • Any garden surplus!

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

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Meet the Staff: Cheryl Starkey, Family Development Specialist How long have you worked at Community Action Center? I’ve been here for two years. I started as an intern in May 2015, and then was hired in November 2015. Describe what you do at Community Action Center. I do a little bit of everything. They ask, I do! I take food donations, help people through the food bank, and help people sign up for food stamps; it’s called SNAP. I also help with clients sign up for energy assistance and clothing vouchers. I’m kind of in an administrative role on a lot of our services. For example, I request the contracts for clothing vouchers. I also keep track of client numbers, all donations, and volunteer hours, and put that information into funding reports. What’s special about your job? I have two kids; they are 29 and 30 now. This job is so special to me, because Community Action Center helped me out years ago with food and Section 8 housing, being a single mom and raising two kids. What do you do in your free time? I like to make cakes and do crafts. I just baked four cakes last night! Two are for church, we’ve got anniversaries coming up. One is for a 90th birthday party, and one is for a special friend who is turning nine. I always go to his birthday party and bake his birthday cake. I am the official cake decorator at church and I teach Sunday school, at St. James. I like to create things with my hands. I do needlepoint and scrapbooking, and I make most of my own cards instead of buying them. What is your favorite animal and why? I had a lot of cats growing up, and they’ve always meant a lot to me. Now I have live cats and stuffed bears! Animals are important to me. They’re calming, and they love you unconditionally. Unless you’re gone for a few weeks, then they snub you!

Meet the Volunteer: Suzanne St. Pierre What is your day job? I am retired. How long have you volunteered at CAC? I started after I retired. I just really needed some physical work. I probably heard about it in the Pullman Community Update, and I liked it so much I haven’t left. What type of volunteer jobs do you do? Two days a week I stock shelves in the Community Food Bank. I maintain the back stocks and do inventory control. What keeps you coming back? Originally it was just to get out of the house for a while. I stay because of the amazing work that comes out of that building. Not just in the Community Food Bank, but in other programs as well. It’s a bright, friendly place to be and I really enjoy the people there. What do you do in your free time? I garden in a big way. My husband and I like to travel. We have a camper van, and all my life I have been a great fan of the Sunday drive. We just finished a giant extended Sunday drive to Bozeman and back. Three hours per day was a lot of driving for us, and we just explored the West. I just love the countryside. I’m Pullman born and raised, and I went to college here. I was so committed to the landscape that I never left. What is your favorite animal and why? It would have to be a bird. They have a lack of restraint in their movement.


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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

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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

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• HOLIDAY – City government offices closed • Johnsons 4th of July Parade, 10 a.m., breakfast begins at 7 a.m. • Albion’s 4th of July Parade, noon • Pullman’s 4th of July Celebration, 5 p.m., see cover

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• WSU, Wednesdays on the Mall: All Campus Barbecue and Live Music, 11:30 a.m., Terrell Mall, food costs vary • Lawson Gardens Committee, 3:30 p.m. Pioneer Center • Pullman Farmers Market, 3:30 – 6:30 p.m., Spot Shop parking lot • PRH, Board of Commissioners, 6 p.m., see pg 21

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• Pullman Parks & Rec, Summer Movies in the Park, “Sing”, 6 p.m. • “James and the Giant Peach”, Pullman Civic Theatre, 7:30 p.m., pullmancivictheatre.org

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• PRH, Foundation 12th Annual Golf Classic & Banquet, 8:30 a.m., see pg 21 • “James and the Giant Peach”, Pullman Civic Theatre, 7:30 p.m., pullmancivictheatre.org

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• 2nd Annual Ride In & Eat, 11:30 a.m. - ?, downtown Main St, Garfield 509-339-3184

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• PRH, Prenatal Breast Feeding Class, 12:30 p.m., see pg 21 • RH, Caregivers Coffee & Support, 3 p.m., see pg 21 • PRH, Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group, 6 p.m., see pg 21

• WSU, Wednesdays on the Mall: All Campus Barbecue and Live Music, 11:30 a.m., Terrell Mall, food costs vary • PRH, Breast Cancer Support, 6 p.m., see pg 21 • Pullman Parks & Rec, Concerts in the Park, Community Band of the Palouse, 6 p.m., Reaney Park • Pullman Farmers Market, 3:30 – 6:30 p.m., Spot Shop parking lot

• City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall

• PRH, Breast Feeding Support Group, 12:30, see pg 21 • PRH, Total Joint Preparation Class, 3 p.m., see pg 21 • PRH, Dementia Caregivers Support Group, 3:30 p.m., see pg 21 • Board of Adjustment, 7:30 p.m., City Hall

• Cruisin’ for Critters, Zeppoz, check in 10 a.m., whitmanpets.org • “James and the Giant Peach”, Pullman Civic Theatre, 2 p.m., pullmancivictheatre.org

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• Cemetery Committee, 9 a.m. Pioneer Center • WSU, Wednesdays on the Mall: All Campus Barbecue and Live Music, 11:30 a.m., Terrell Mall, food costs vary • Library Board of Trustees 3 p.m. at Neill Library • Pullman Farmers Market, 3:30 – 6:30 p.m., Spot Shop parking lot • Pullman Parks & Rec, Concerts in the Park, Hilary Scott, 6 p.m., Reaney Park • Parks & Rec. Comm., 6:30 p.m. City Hall • PSD, Board Meeting, 6:30 p.m., PHS Board Room • Pullman League of Women Voters, Primary Forum, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Umpqua Bank

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• WSU, Wednesdays on the Mall: All Campus Barbecue and Live Music, 11:30 a.m., Terrell Mall, food costs vary • PRH, Palouse Parkinson’s Support Group, 2 p.m., see pg 21 • Airport Board at 3 p.m. Airport Fire Station • Pullman Farmers Market, 3:30 – 6:30 p.m., Spot Shop parking lot • Pullman Parks & Rec, Concerts in the Park, Dan Faller & The Working Poor, 6 p.m., Reaney Park • PSD, Tentative Board Meeting, 6:30 p.m., PHS Board Room • Planning Commission 7:30 p.m., City Hall

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• Pullman Crazy Days, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m., behind Daily Grind in parking lot • VA Aid and Attendance, noon, Regency Pullman, RSVP by July 18th (509) 332-2629

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Living Faith Fellowship, Vacation Bible School, ages 3-6th grade, 509-334-1035

• Arts Commission, 4 p.m. Library • City Council, 7 p.m., City Hall

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• PRH, Prenatal Breast Feeding Class, 12:30 p.m., see pg 21 • PRH, Aging Mastery Program, 12:30 p.m., see pg 21 • PRH, Caregivers Coffee & Support, 3 p.m., see pg 21 • Police Advisory Committee, 5:30 p.m. City Hall • Historic Preservation Commission, 7:30 p.m. City Hall

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• “James and the Giant Peach”, Pullman Civic Theatre, 2 p.m., pullmancivictheatre.org • Palouse Ice Cream Social, Palouse City Park, noon – 3:30 p.m.

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• Pullman Parks & Rec, Summer Movies in the Park, “Lego Batman”, 6 p.m., Reaney Park

• WSU, Hard Hat Classic Golf Tournament, Palouse Ridge Golf Club, 7 a.m., hardhatclassic.com • Palouse Music Festival, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m., Palouse visitpalouse.com

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• Pullman Christian School, Toucha-Truck, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., 345 SW Kimball

• Pullman Crazy Days, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Main St • PRH, Monthly Bereavement Group, 12:30 p.m., see pg 21 • Pullman Parks & Rec, Summer Movies in the Park, “Rogue One’, 6 p.m., Reaney Park

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Pullman Kiwanis

Kiwanis Clubs of Pullman and Moscow are leading the 9th annual drive to help children who need school supplies. Donate K-12 supplies at the yellow school bus at Dissmore’s IGA in Pullman

AUGUST 10-12, 2017 Other Dropoff Locations from August 7-12 Neill Public Library Washington State Employees Credit Union P1FCU office inside Walmart Zoe Coffee and Kitchen For locations in Moscow, Colton, Uniontown, and Colfax, visit our website. The Kiwanis Clubs would like to thank our generous sponsors and our school districts that provide buses and distribute the supplies. If you have a gently used musical instrument to donate, we’ll collect it during Stuff the Bus at Dissmore’s, have it reconditioned, and give it to Pullman schools!

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Everyone can help! Pullman Crazy Days

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July 2017

YMCA of Pullman

National Lentil Festival

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Pullman Regional Hospital

July 2017

New Emergency Department Physician

Call for grant applications! The Women’s Leadership Guild is now considering grant applications for regional non-profits who align with the mission to support women’s and children’s health and wellness. Submit your application to the Women’s Leadership Guild through Pullman Regional Hospital Foundation by August 1st. Learn more about the guild, and download a copy of the application and guidelines online: www.pullmanregional.org/wlg

Ben Rhoades, D.O., is joining the Emergency Department medical staff at Pullman Regional Hospital. He recently completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown, Pennsylvania and is board eligible in Emergency Medicine. He completed medical school at Des Moines University in Iowa. Dr. Rhoades is a member of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard and plans to join the Idaho National Guard. He has a wife and two small children.


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Tennis Tournament benefits Circles of Caring Circles of Caring providing adult day services in Pullman is holding its first tennis tournament to raise funds for their programs. The tournament will be held the weekend of Lentil Festival on Saturday, August 19, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the WSU tennis courts. “Since there are already many golf tournaments, dinners and auctions, we hope this might have a different appeal for folks,” said Marcia Saneholtz, board member. There will be prizes, massages, refreshments and a raffle drawing to win a jewelry from Sam Dial Jewelers for the first 25 entries. There are 8 brackets: Men’s and Women’s Singles and Doubles, Mixed Doubles, Men’s and Women’s under 22 singles and a special “Play With A Coug” opportunity where players will be paired with a member of the WSU women’s tennis team. We encourage players of ALL skill levels. No USTA certification is required. Pick up a racket and play for a great cause and a fun experience! To register go to circlesofcaring.org or lentilfest.com under activities.

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Palouse Resource Guide available online The Palouse Resource Guide, an online comprehensive directory of community resources, is now available at www. palouseresources.org. The new website provides information about referral services in Whitman and Latah Counties. Resources include child care, adult family homes, medical clinics, assisted living facilities, housing, transportation, veteran services and others. The Palouse Resource Guide has been managed by a multitude of non-profits and recently became a collaborative project in partnership with Pullman Regional Hospital and the Whitman County Health Network with funding from the Critical Access Hospital Network. The following organizations represent the Whitman County Health Network: Community Action Center, Palouse Medical, Palouse River Counseling, Pullman Family Medicine, Pullman Regional Hospital, Whitman County Health District, Whitman Hospital & Medical Center and Washington State University. Organizations seeking to be listed in the directory should contact Katie Evermann Druffel at PRG@pullmanregional.org or complete the contact form on the Palouse Resource Guide website.


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2017 Auxiliary Funded Patient Comfort Care Items We Make a Significant Impact on Patient Care This year, hospital departments were granted their requests for funding totaling $20,842.07 for patient comfort care items. Each Spring, hospital department leaders may submit requests for funding of items. These are elements that do not meet the requirements for capital expenditures but are deemed necessary by the departments to make patients' hospital stays more comfortable. The auxiliary has generously funded over $532,072 in patient comfort care items since 1968. Items funded this year are: • Generosity Inspires for the birthplace- materials for rice bags for laboring mothers, $846.50 • Birthplace- patient boards for rooms, $1,856.00 • Birthplace- glass bathroom shelves, $575.92 • Care Coordination- registrations for pediatric End of Life Nursing Education Consortium courses, $1,650.00 • Marketing- funding for promotional items for Generosity Inspires program, $1,000.00 • Marketing- art cart and supplies for Wellness through Art program, $350.00 • Nutrition Therapy- pedometers for Healthy Steps Together program, $422.12

Pullman Regional Hospital Social Work Extenders, Juliet and Raeli, showcase their arts and craft supplies purchased with Auxiliary funding, for homebound clients identified through the Social Work Extender program. The young women, both spring graduates of WSU, developed the at-home craft project idea.

• Nutrition Therapy- yoga mats for Healthy Steps Together program, $137.94 • Registration- Children’s books, coloring books and crayons for ED waiting area, $100.00 • Social Work- gas cards, art supplies, fleece blankets, and End of Life Nursing Education Consortium course registrations, $4,000.00 • Summit Physical Therapy and Health Services- Feeding Team positioning chairs, $579.89 • Summit Physical Therapy and Health Services- pelvic health table, $3,677.70 • Summit Physical Therapy and Health Services- acoustical ceiling tiles, $1,146.00 • Volunteer Chaplains- clinical pastoral education, $3,000.00 • Volunteer services- Continuing education training for volunteers, $1,500.00


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Adopted 2017 City Council Goals 1. Continue to support the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport Runway Realignment project by:

5. Emphasize the importance of Pullman Regional Hospital to the City by:

a. Securing funding for the local match, including Pullman’s commitment of $2.5 million

a. Working closely with the hospital to address the broad health needs of the community

b. Supporting the Airport Board as it seeks solutions to build a new terminal

b. Supporting the hospital in its efforts to recruit and retain high-quality healthcare providers

c. Passing a Complete Streets ordinance that enhances multimodal access on Airport Road from Terre View Drive

c. Supporting increased funding for physician residency training programs in eastern Washington

2. Continue to support water conservation efforts in the Palouse Region, which may include water reuse, including irrigation of City park grounds, Pullman School District grounds, and WSU green spaces and industrial applications. 3. Continue to promote economic development opportunities to increase the retail sales tax base and job creation through a broad range of initiatives in partnership with various agencies, groups, and entities including the Town-Gown Collaborative, Pullman 2040, and the City’s Comprehensive Plan update. 4. Continue to improve bicycle and pedestrian trails, including appropriate recommendations from Civic Trust, the WSU Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan, and others by: a. Encouraging WSDOT to explore alternatives to abandoning the Pullman-to-Colfax and the Pullman-to-Fallon railroad corridors, most particularly as that relates to the continued existence of the rail-banked Bill Chipman Trail.

d. Recognizing the importance of planning for elder care 6. Continue to invest in information technology by: a. Promoting programs and successes using social media b. Developing a new City website aimed at the needs of the Pullman residents and businesses c. Implementing enhanced customer service tools to submit, track, and view service requests throughout the City. d. Implementing a GIS program 7. Complete the Welcome Wayside on Davis Way. Continue to promote the value of our community’s diversity. Support ways to increase understanding of our City’s unique groups. 8. Support the renewal of the park bond for the 2017 November General Election ballot. Projects will improve park facilities, increase pedestrian and bike connectivity, and preserve informal neighborhood trails from urban encroachment.

9. Pursue next step options for promoting the South b. Supporting alternative transportation options, such Bypass to become a reality. as the future Pullman-Albion-Colfax trail, and 10. Update City codes, policies, processes, and related preserving such corridors for future uses documents regarding the planning of subdivisions, c. Enhancing bicycle accommodations in the streets, sidewalks, and other efforts related to the look downtown corridor and other commercial areas and feel of Pullman’s future growth.

July 2017

Follow fireworks rules for fun and safety Several fireworks stands in Pullman open July 1 when it will be legal to purchase fireworks in town. However, it isn’t legal to use these fireworks until July 3. Pullman City Code limits the time to discharge consumer fireworks legally to: • July 3 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 11 p.m. • July 4 between the hours of 9 a.m. and midnight Any discharge of fireworks outside these time periods is a violation of the fireworks ordinance and could result in a civil penalty of $100. All fireworks stands in the city of Pullman have been inspected and are selling only legal fireworks. Therefore, if you purchase fireworks in Pullman, you may set them off in Pullman. If you purchase them outside of the city, buyer beware! Two of the most popular fireworks that are illegal are firecrackers and bottle rockets. Possession of illegal fireworks is a criminal misdemeanor. In addition, individual fireworks are not allowed in Sunnyside Park during the community celebration, to be held on Tuesday, July 4. To reduce emergency responses to fireworks incidents, it is critical that children ages 14 and younger are supervised. Talk to your kids about fireworks and safety. Set family boundaries. Only adults should light fireworks. Fireworks should be stored in a secure location out of the reach and sight of curious children. Be a good neighbor and clean up your spent fireworks in a timely manner. Personal fireworks require personal responsibility. For public safety and to safeguard school facilities, school property is off limits to fireworks. Pullman School District has asked the Pullman Police Department to enforce this fireworks restriction. Pullman Police officers will actively patrol for fireworks violations and have been instructed to assertively enforce the fireworks ordinance. Those found with illegal fireworks, or discharging fireworks outside of the allowable time periods, can expect a citation.

PARKS & RECREATION Wednesday Concerts in the Park Come to Reaney Park for food, fun and great music. Food vendors begin serving at 5:30 p.m. and performances run from 6-7:30 p.m. July 12 – Hilary Scott (Americana/indie folk rock) July 19 – Community Band of the Palouse (marches/German) July 26 – Dan Faller & The Working Poor (Americana/country)

Rafting Trips Join us for a one-day rafting adventure down the Riggins stretch of the Salmon River with licensed outfitter Chuck Boyd and his staff. An adult must accompany youth ages 16 and under. Minimum age is 8. Trips will be held Sunday, July 9 and Saturday, Aug. 5. *Fee: $54 for youth/$65 for adult, which includes rafts, waterproof storage bags, life jackets, lunch, and shuttle transportation from a meeting point near Riggins, Idaho. Transportation is not provided to Riggins, which is approximately three hours south of Pullman.

Aug. 2 – Soulstice (rock/blues/country)

Tiny Tykes T-ball

Aug. 9 – Eric E. (acoustic rock/blues/jazz)

This instructional sports program, for children not currently in the youth T-ball program, emphasizes skill instruction, teamwork, sportsmanship, and fun! Kids are introduced to the game and the basics of throwing, hitting from a tee, and fielding. We will also have games throughout the four weeks. Youth ages 3-5 (not entering kindergarten) are welcome to register for this program that meets on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6-7 p.m., July 10-Aug. 2. *Fee: $30, which includes a hat and T-shirt. Participants should have their own glove.

Aug. 16 – Cherry Sisters Revival (eclectic mix/ classic country) Concerts sponsors: Avista, WSECU, RE/MAX Home & Land, P1FCU, Holiday Inn Express, Pickard Orthodontics, Coldwell Banker Tomlinson, Edwards Jones Investment – Greg Bloom, and Pullman Chamber of Commerce.

Friday Night Movies at Reaney Park Activities begin at 6 p.m.; movies start at dusk. July 7 – Sing July 14 – Moana July 21 – Rogue One July 28 – Lego Batman

Pullman Junior Golf Club Lessons Junior golf lessons from Palouse Ridge Golf Club’s PGA Golf Professional Jeremy Wexler and PGA apprentice Brian Green include short game, full swing, rules, etiquette, and fun. The club will meet at the back (west) end of Palouse Ridge Golf Club driving range. Practices are from 9-11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays from July 6-August 10. Practice balls are provided and clubs will be available if needed. Boys and girls, ages 7-17 as of July 6, are welcome to join. *Fee: $100.

Salmon River Rafting for Tweens Parks and Recreation invites all tweens for a day of whitewater excitement with Salmon River Experience. These specially priced adventures, designed with youth in mind, include water toys, games, snacks, and playful guides. Whitewater is an excellent medium for increasing personal attributes of trust, confidence, responsibility and self-esteem. Bring snacks, a change of clothes, lots of sunscreen and money for dinner. The group will leave the Pioneer Center at 6:30 a.m. on Thu, July 13 and return about 7 p.m. *Fee: $49, which includes a recommended gear list which will be provided at time of registration, rafting trip, escort, supervision, and transportation.

Splash Down Waterpark When summer heat is blazing, there’s no better way to cool down than at Splash Down in Spokane Valley. Lineup includes two giant inner tube rides, extreme body bowl slide, spiral tube speed slide, the Fast Ball, Cannon Bowl, and Spokane Falls attractions, and more! Bring dry clothes, a water bottle, and your own lunch or money for food at the Barefoot Grill and Petey’s Surf & Sweet Shop and other attractions. We will stop for food on our way home. We will leave Pullman at 9:30 a.m. on Tue, July 25 and return to Pullman about 7:30 p.m. *Fee: $42, which includes admission to the Water Park, escort, supervision and transportation.

*All registrants who live outside Pullman city limits will be charged an additional $2. NOTE: Many of these activities are listed in the 2017 Summer Parks & Recreation Brochure and may fill up due to pre-registration.


City of Pullman

July 2017

Summer Reading for all ages continues this month at Neill Public Library Children’s Programs

• Mother Goose Time (newborns-24 months) from 9:3010 a.m. on Wednesdays OR Thursdays.

Special BIG programs at the library • Comedian-Juggler Joshua J. at 10:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. on Tue, July 11

• Time for Twos Story Time (2-3 years) from 10:30-11 a.m. on Wednesdays.

• Story Time with Pullman Police Officers from 10:3011:15 a.m. on Thu, July 13

• Preschool Story Time (3-5 years) from 10:30-11 a.m. on Thursdays.

• Storyteller Cindy Arnold (with hands-on art) from 3-4:15 p.m. on Sat, July 15 • Magician Louie Foxx at 10:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. on Tue, July 18 • Story Time with Pullman Firefighters from 10:30-11:15 a.m. on Thu, July 20 • The Outrageous Noise Guy at 10:30 a.m. or 1 p.m. on Tue, July 25 Weekly programs for children who just completed grades K-5: • Movie Mondays with free snack and door prizes from 1-3 p.m. All movies are G rated. • July 10: The Wild • July 17: The Secret of NIMH • July 24: An American Tale • Wednesday Club with great books, hands-on activities, games, snacks and fun door prizes from 1-2 p.m. on July 12, 19 and 26

Teen Time programs • Board games and pizza from 4-5:30 p.m. on Thu, July 13. Youth ages 12-17 can bring a board game or enjoy one the library has on hand. Bring a friend and meet in the library’s Edith Hecht Room. Door prizes for every teen attending. Summer Reading finale celebration from 6-8 p.m. on Thu, July 27 at Reaney Park. Children of all ages and their families are invited to enjoy lots of carnival-style games and activities, including a bouncy house. Free snow cones! Get your picture taken with book characters The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Bob the Builder. Meet the Pullman firefighters and Pullman Police officers and tour their vehicles. Don’t miss the amazing six-foot-strolling duck! Door prizes for every child attending.

Ongoing children’s programs: Call (509) 338-3258 for scheduling.

Adult Library Programs • Join us as local historian John Anderson explores the history of Neill Public Library and discusses his recent article, The Little Library that Could: The Origins of Neill Public Library from 6-8 p.m. on Thu, July 13. Founded in 1922, Neill Public Library is approaching 100 years in Pullman! Refreshments served. For more information, contact Dan Owens, dan.owens@neill-lib.org. • English Conversation Club meets from 5:30-7 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday in the library’s Hecht meeting room. Join other adults to practice your English language skills through basic conversation. Contact Louise Davison (208) 310-0962 or lmdavison66@ gmail.com for more information. • Grand Avenue Book Club meets at 6:30 p.m. on Thu, July 6 in the Hecht meeting room to discuss Confessions of a Failed Southern Lady by Florence King. For more information, contact Rezina Emmons at (509) 3343595. • Good Yarns Knitting and Crocheting Group meets from 1-2:30 p.m. every Friday 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. • Sew Happy Hand & Machine Sewing Club meets from 10-11:30 a.m. every Tuesday in the Hecht meeting room. Come work on your sewing projects or learn how to sew. All skill levels are welcome. Some machines are available or bring your own. For more information, contact Linhda at (509) 332-5340 or linhdasagen@ yahoo.com.

Library Hours Monday through Thursday • 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Friday & Saturday • noon – 6 p.m. Neill Public Library • 210 N. Grand Ave www.neill-lib.org • (509) 334-3595

ACTIVE ADULTS Ferdinand’s Ice Cream Parlor Tour

Antique Mall Shopping

This WSU campus hot spot serves the best cheese and ice cream in town! Home pickup begins at noon on Wednesday, July 5. We leave city hall at 1 p.m. and return about 3 p.m. Register by July 2.*Fee: $1, which includes admission, escort and transportation. Ice cream purchases are not included.

Come with us to the Lewis-Clark Valley and enjoy a funfilled day of antique shopping! We will be going to three different malls including The Hanger Mall, Bargain Hunter Mall and Discovery Antiques. After we shop until we drop, we will have lunch at Main Street Grill. Home pickups will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Tue, July 18. We leave city hall at 9:30 a.m. and return about 4 p.m. Register by July 10. *Fee: $10, which includes escort and transportation. Meal cost is not included.

Bird Aviation Museum & Invention Center Come to the Sagle, Idaho Bird Museum and learn about the historic contributions of aviators and innovators who have helped create modern technology. See the many interesting displays of airplanes, cars, inventions, and more. Brunch will be on the way at Country Boy Café. Home pickup begins at 7 a.m. on Thu, July 13. We leave city hall at 8 a.m. and return about 6:30 p.m. Register by July 7. *Fee: $16, which includes admissions, escort and transportation. Meal cost is not included.

*All registrants who live outside Pullman city limits will be charged an additional $2. NOTE: Many of these trips are listed in the 2017 Summer Parks & Recreation brochure and may fill up due to pre-registration.

 Pullman Community Update 23

Directory of City Officials Elected Officials

Glenn A. Johnson................................ Mayor Jeff Hawbaker...................................... Councilmember Fritz Hughes......................................... Councilmember Eileen Macoll....................................... Councilmember Ann Parks............................................. 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.

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

Is paradise calling your name? One of the best ways to enjoy summer is in your very own paradise—a paradise that limits the need for water, minimizes the need for ongoing maintenance and is beautiful. Now that sounds like paradise. Additional benefits of drought resistant landscaping include saving money on your water bill, helping relieve pressure on our aquifer, doing less maintenance once established, and the opportunity to create beauty and engage in relaxing spaces. The practice of planting drought tolerant species-both native and naturalized--and installing accents like rocks, boulders and attractive mulch, is a practice that goes by many names, but ultimately provides you with a drought resistant landscape. The city of Pullman offers lawn removal credits of up to $150. That means you can earn a rebate for removing existing lawn space and replacing it with drought tolerant plantings. There are many ways to achieve the look you are hoping for. There are plants that fit every soil type, aspect and microclimate. For a flash of color this summer, consider beautiful species such as poppies (Eschscholzia californica), common dianthus (Dianthus plumarius), lupins (Lupinus sp.), and blanket flower (Gaillardia aristata). Native grasses such as bluegrasses (Poa spp.), Idaho fescue (Festuca idahoensis), and Junegrass (Koeleria cristata, K. macrantha), provide texture and height. Also, creeping vegetation, like wooly thyme (Thymus pseudolanuginosus), sedum (sedum sp.), and Bearberry or kinnikinnick (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi) are fun and easy ways to start small, knowing that they will expand and spread each year. Rocks, boulders and mulch are nice accents and create ground cover to help keep moisture in. We challenge you to learn more about drought resistant landscaping, also known as Wisescape®, lawn removal credits, toilet rebates and other water conservation measures by visiting PullmanConserves. com. For additional questions, please contact Maintenance and Operation Superintendent Art Garro, at (509) 338-3242. Take care and be water aware.


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Spokane Falls Community Colleges

July 2017

PULLMAN CAMPUS

Graduation 2017 was great! Each year, commencement produces a bittersweet moment. We say goodbye to a group of students with whom we have shared experiences, knowledge, worldview-altering discussions, lots of laughter, and sometimes even tears. We bid farewell to the student leaders who helped shape the tenor of campus life and brought their own vitality and new ideas. We also get to share with them a moment of lasting triumph. They have earned a degree, certificate, or diploma and taken a huge step toward securing a brighter future for themselves, their families, and their community. This year’s graduates demonstrated particular grit, as they weathered the uncertainty we experienced in 2016 and led the charge when we moved to WSU. It was a true pleasure to be a part of this year’s celebration that honored our graduates.

Enroll NOW! Fall Quarter Classes begin September 20th. 1. Apply for admission and financial aid online: www.pullman. spokanefalls.edu 2. Complete any required placement testing. 3. Meet to discuss classes. 4. Register online.

Important Dates New Student Orientations: Tuesday, July 18 at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 22 at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, September 7 at 9:00 a.m. Easy Start: June 29 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. August 2 and 3 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

ASSISTANT DEAN’S MESSAGE

Joal Lee

We just finished our first quarter on WSU’s campus, and I have to say, it has gone even better than I hoped it would. The folks at WSU have been fantastic to work with. The provost’s office, advisors, student financial services leadership, Rec Center staff, facilities staff, parking staff and leadership, librarians, and people throughout the university have been helpful, accommodating, resourceful, and friendly. And being on campus has been great for our students. The libraries are close by. Transfer counselors are available just around the corner. WSU advisors and financial aid staff will be coming to talk with and help our students. And to top it off, we are surrounded by that great WSU college “vibe.” I’m really looking forward to the fall quarter when classes get rolling again and to the future in general; it’s looking bright!

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. Our main phone number, email, and website have stayed the same: 509-332-2706 • Pullman@Spokanefalls.edu • www.Pullman.Spokane.edu

Announcement: Starting in the Fall, We’ll Offer ABE in the Evening In addition to our current morning schedule, we will be offering Adult Basic Education in the evening starting in the fall quarter (which begins September 20th). The evening offering will cover Basic Skills, GED prep, preparing for college, and Basic Computing. Tuition for the quarter is only $25 total, and there are scholarships available to cover even that cost. The evening ABE program will be available from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Nearby WSU parking is free after 5:00. So, if you or someone you know is interested in getting their GED, preparing for college, or improving their basic math, English, or computer skills, give us a call or come by and visit for more information.

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

Breiton Haug

Hello! I am Breiton Haug, the new president of SFCC-Pullman’s Associated Student Government (ASG). ASG brings events and activities to its students. This year we had incredibly fun events such as a giant laser tag battle at the Cougar Entertainment Center, a self-defense demonstration, and an end-of-the-year barbeque. We recently created a “MondayFun-Day” event that is a monthly occurrence. Students can bring a game or some food to the event and get a free SFCC-Pullman T-shirt. We want to improve our students’ time at SFCC by listening to their ideas and thoughts to help us deliver new and exciting events. I have lived in Pullman since I was two years old and was homeschooled with my family until 4th grade. I took three years of public school until my parents took me out to homeschool me again with an occasional collegelevel class mixed in. At the age of sixteen, I started my first year of full-time college at SFCC-Pullman, working on my AA as a Running Start student. Now I am seventeen years old with one year of college under my belt. By spring next year, I hope to have graduated with my AA and a high school diploma. At the moment, I do not know what I want to major in when I transfer. I have always had a fascination for film and photography, so I am thinking of going into media and broadcasting. Without SFCC-Pullman and its students, I would not be where I am today. SFCC was my ticket into Running Start. The staff is extremely kind and helpful. They have helped me through every challenge I can think of. The students here are so welcoming; they are the reason I am in ASG in the first place. They convinced me to join Film club and ASG, and now I am the president of both! The students and the employees at SFCC-Pullman keep me motivated to go further and take on new challenges.


July 2017

Gladish Community & Cultural Center

 Pullman Community Update 25

We have 8 office spaces ready July 1, 2017! These rooms have panoramic views of Pullman. Room sizes range from 100 to 1200 square feet. Leases Starting at $300/mo includes most utilities. Reserve these spectacular spaces now!

Correction from June Community Update Gladish page:

Shout Out to Ryan Lazo, Community Partnership Coordinator for WSU Civic Engagement, for connecting community Town-Gown programs to Gladish Community and Cultural Center!!!

Thank you, Ryan Lazo! Gladish Community and Cultural Center Business Directory • GLADISH is great for Education… Celebrations… Performances… and Events. Contact us today. ARTS • Larry Arbour, Artist 332-5790 • Shannon Rusca, Staccatos Music Learning (208) 718-1244 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 Studios 509 432-6961 FITNESS/WELLNESS • Bete Cruz and Beata Vixie Massage Therapy 509-592-8009 • Aloft Yoga and Nia • Piper Warwick, MS, LMHC Counseling and Therapy 509 270-5460

• Palouse River Rollers president.prr@gmail.com • Pullman Kokondo Academy 334-7824 • Rolling Hills Derby Dames president.rhdd@gmail.com • Wheat Whackers president.wheatwhackers@gmail.com • Yogatopia • (208) 310-1279 ORGANIZATIONS • Plateau Archaeological Investigations 332-3830

• Whitman County Genealogical Society Library • 332-2386 • Whitman County Historical Society Archives • 334-3940 • Friends of Hospice, Room 117 SCHOOLS • Pullman Language Center jessicaspanish@yahoo.com • Montessori School of Pullman 334-4114

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.gladish community.org Email us: Gladish@ pullman.com


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Whitman County Humane Society

July 2017

CRUZIN' FOR CRITTERS ON 7/16 JOIN US FOR A MOTORCYCLE RUN BENEFITING THE HOMELESS PETS OF WHITMAN COUNTY! CHECK IN STARTS AT 10AM AT ZEPPOZ. VISIT HTTP://WHITMANPETS.ORG/CRUZIN/ FOR MORE DETAILS.

Bark in the Park Come watch the Spokane Indians take on the Vancouver Canadians on July 5th. Bring your canine companion and proceeds of these sales will benefit local animal shelters (including WCHS). Fans that bring their dogs will sit in a pet only section. First pitch is at 6:30pm and gates open at 5:30pm.

Independence Day Adoption Promotion Come visit us July 1 and 3 for the Independence Day Adoption Promotion where the adoption costs are reduced for cats and dogs to the special rate of $17.76!

STAR PET  Meet the lovely Bosco! 

Bosco was a WCHS alum that was returned due to not being the right fit with his adopter. Bosco is a sweet fellow that likes to try to sneak face kisses! Bosco loves long walks more than anything else in the world and he adores playing fetch with his squeaky chicken. When you approach his kennel at WCHS he'll jump and bark like crazy trying to get your attention, but all he Meet our candidates for the board of directors Summer 2017 wants is for you to take him outside on a sniff n' Kylene Daschofsky will be starting the DVM program at WSU in the fall with a focus in shelter run! Don't let his loud voice fool you, he LOVES to cuddle and snuggle with his human friends but he medicine. She has over six years of experience both working and volunteering for non-profit, just gets over excited at the idea of meeting you no-kill animal shelters (WCHS included). Her roles within shelter operations have allowed her and yells at you about it. In a home environment, to work within every aspect of running a shelter and she will bring that insight into the board life as an indoor dog, where he'll get to go outside with innovative ideas to improve WCHS. Sheltering is her passion and she would love to show her Bosco doesn't bark hardly at all! in a safely enclosed area or on a leash to get his commitment through serving as a board member for WCHS for her first 3 year term. Bosco does need a lot of exercise to stay happy runs and jumps in! and healthy. He loves his outdoor playtime. Dr. Leticia Fanucchi, DVM, PHD is a veterinarian specializing in animal behavior. She also If you think Bosco might be right for you, While Bosco has done well with his leash walking advises the Shelter Training Program and has actively worked with and trained WCHS dogs for please don't hesitate to come meet him! training, if he sees a small dog, cat, or small child the last 6 years. She trained in behavior at the ASPCA headquarters in New York and with a board Bosco's adoption fee is $130. He is neutered, on a walk he will get very excited, bark, and pull certified veterinary behaviorist in Florida before coming to Pullman. Leticia has assisted over on the leash. While he tries to look tough, this guy up-to-date on vaccinations, microchipped, and the years as a member of the board and also led the Parade of Pets during the annual Furball HATES rain and cold weather so would really love tested for internal parasites. fundraisers. Leticia is seeking re-election for another 3 year term. Kelly Sebold is a Pullman native and WSU graduate who works at Pullman Regional Hospital as a speech language pathologist. She enjoys giving back to the community and currently serves on the WCHS board as Secretary. In addition, Kelly has written and won several grants for the organization and currently leads the Fundraising and Communication Committee. Kelly is seeking re-election for another 3 year term. Remember, you must be a current member to vote. It's easy to join online at whitmanpets. org/join or by mailing in the donation form to the right. Please submit any comments via e-mail to webmaster@ whitmanpets.org by July 15. Thank you!

Mutt Strutt Volunteers Needed Lentil Festival Beer Garden Volunteers Needed It's that time again— WCHS needs volunteers to help man the Lentil Festival Beer Garden near Reaney Park 8/18. Duties include ticket sales, identification checks, and everyone’s favorite—beer pouring! If you can donate 2-4 hours of your time, please e-mail webmaster@whitmanpets. org as soon as possible. Thank you!

The 9th Annual Mutt Strutt benefiting Pooch Park at Pullman is set for Saturday, October 7th. Want to help raise funds to support the park? E-mail webmaster@whitmanpets.org!

Adoption Event at Petco July 1st come visit us at the Petco in Moscow from 10-2 for our adoption event. When you adopt, you get a Welcome to the Family book filled with exclusive savings.

Call for Fosters Interested in fostering? Please e-mail webmaster@whitmanpets.org for information as we are looking for foster families, primarily for the cats and kittens we have at the shelter.

Donation Form Name ___________________________________________________ Address __________________________________________________ City, State, Zip ______________________________________________ Email ___________________________________________________ Please earmark my donation for: ___ Canine #2 ___ General Operations ___ Spay/Neuter Assistance Program ___ Membership ___ Pooch Park at Pullman ___ Hope Fund ($15 students, $35 seniors, $40 individual, $60 family) Mail to: Whitman County Humane Society, P.O. Box 453, Pullman, WA 99163

Contact the Whitman County Humane Society Shelter: 1340 SE Old Moscow Road, Pullman • shelter@whitmanpets.org Shelter hours: OPEN Monday-Saturday 1-6 PM Pooch Park at Pullman • (509) 416-6181 • poochpark@whitmanpets.org • Open dusk to dawn daily WCHS President: Susan Wang • www.whitmanpets.org • Phone 332-3422 No July Board Meeting


July 2017

 Pullman Community Update 27

Ricos Now Serves Breakfast Saturday & Sunday Only Starting 8:30 am to Noon Minors Welcome Buy One Breakfast, Get One Half Off Must be of equal or lessor value. Coupon expires 07/31/2017. One coupon per table per visit.

Coupon can not be combined or used with any other sale or special. Not valid for take-out.

Minors seated before 7:00 p.m., and allowed until 8:00 p.m.

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