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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. 11 • November 2017

United Way of Pullman

In This Issue… United Way of Pullman......................... 1 Pullman Regional Hospital................... 3-5 Pullman Chamber of Commerce........... 6-7 Child Care Aware of Eastern Washington.. 9 Washington State University................ 10 Friends of Hospice................................ 11 Rural Resources.................................... 12 Community Calendar........................... 14-15 Kiwanis of Pullman.............................. 16 Spokane Falls Community Colleges...... 17 Pullman School District........................ 18-19 Gladish Community & Cultural Center.. 21 City of Pullman..................................... 22-23 Community Action Center.................... 24 Whitman County Humane Society....... 25 YMCA of the Palouse............................ 25 Palouse Discovery Science Center......... 26

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Pullman Regional Hospital

Dr. Brenna Harris joins Palouse Medical Brenna Harris, D.O., recently joined Palouse Medical and the medical staff at Pullman Regional Hospital. She is a board certified physician who provides full time primary Family Medicine and Obstetrical care. She graduated from Washington State University and went on to medical school at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California. She was chief resident of Family Medicine and Obstetrics at MultiCare East Pierce Family Medicine in Puyallup, Washington before coming to Pullman. Dr. Harris has a husband and three children, ages 5, 3 and 4 months.

Dr. Rod Story, hospitalist, receives Physician Excellence Award Rod Story, M.D., received the Physician Excellence Award presented at Pullman Regional Hospital’s Medical Staff in September. Dr. Story has served as a hospitalist at Pullman Regional Hospital for the last eight years and is board certified in Palliative Medicine and Hospital Medicine. He has also achieved Fellow status in Family Medicine and Hospital Medicine. Nominations for the award are made by physician peers on the Pullman Regional Hospital medical staff.

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Annual Auxiliary Holiday Tree Raffle For just a $1 you could take home a prized packed tree, decorated by our local businesses and our very own hospital departments. Check out these extravagant evergreens, on display by the hospital Gift Garden starting Nov 14. Purchase your $1 tickets at the Gift Garden, at the hospital’s Anniversary Party (Dec 1), or at the Auxiliary Tea (Dec 2). Proceeds support patient healing and comfort at PRH, and the winners will be announced Dec 2 at the Tea. Gwen Oldenburg’s 2016 winning ticket claimed Prune Orchard’s decorated Christmas tree, “Vintage Blush,” which included elegant ornaments and a $100 gift card.


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Pullman Regional Hospital

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Host a Table or Volunteer Your Culinary Talents for the Auxiliary Tea Support the Pullman Regional Hospital Auxiliary and enjoy a traditional English high tea on Saturday, December 2nd 1:30 to 3:30pm at the Banyans Pavilion. RSVP ASAP to reserve your table! Culinary artists are needed to make and bake small-bite sandwiches and desserts. Call Kathy Hawbaker at (509) 332-5292.

Girl Scout Troop 2168 attended the 2016 Auxiliary Holiday Tea in support of Pullman Regional Hospital.


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Pullman Chamber of Commerce

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BUSINESS MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

BUSINESS MEMBER OF THE MONTH

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NEW MEMBERS Cartridge World 1432 S Main Moscow, ID (208) 882-0206 Sacred Heart Catholic Church 440 NJE Ash St Pullman, WA (509) 332-5312 sacredheartpullman.com

Pullman’s brand new hotel, located right on campus, is now open! Courtyard by Marriott® Pullman welcomed their first guests in July of this year. Courtyard Pullman offers guests a wide range of amenities, including The Bistro®, with refreshing breakfast choices, specialty beverages made with Starbucks® coffee, and a variety of dinner, beer and wine options in the evening. Free WiFi, fitness center, whirlpool, guest laundry facilities and 24/7 Market are just some additional amenities the hotel offers guests. Accommodations at this unique hotel include 122 spacious king and double queen guestrooms that combine comfort and functionality. All guest rooms are equipped with a mini refrigerator and free high-speed WiFi. Meeting space is plentiful, with three breakout rooms and one executive boardroom, totaling over 3,500 square feet of flexible space for all needs, including events and celebrations. The meeting space can accommodate over 200 people and meals and breaks can be tailored to each event with our refreshing event menus. Group rates are available. Located across from the Student Recreation Center and Bailey-Brayton Field, see why Courtyard Pullman is great for families, students and business travelers alike. For more information or to make your reservation, please visit www.WSUCourtyard.com or call the hotel directly at (509) 332-1500.

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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: • Anita’s Rentals • Banyan’s on the Ridge • CCooper Services • Cougar Crest Apartments • Design West Architects • iBelieve of the Palouse • Howard Kimball • Northwest Mutual Financial Network • Palouse Technology Services • Portogo • Pullman Presbyterian Church • RE/MAX Home and Land • The Daily Evergreen • Western Laundry Unlimited • Windermere Real Estate – Chris Clark • Windermere Real Estate – Lynn Kramer • WSU Real Estate Operations • WSU University Communications • WSU University Recreation • Yellow Duck Refrigeration

General Membership LUNCHEON SPEAKER: Bob Maxwell Pullman School District Superintendent Date: Tuesday, November 14 HOSTED AT: Banyans’ on the Ridge - Pavilion CATERED BY: Banyans’ on the Ridge Cost is $12 for Pullman Chamber members who prepay or are invoiced prior to November 10; $15 day of luncheon and for non-chamber members RSVP by noon on Friday, November 10 to chamber@pullmanchamber.com or (509) 334-3565, or register online at pullmanchamber.com


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STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

September Students of the Month

November Students of the Month

Dmitri Saberi

Jared Holstad

Dmitri is a Senior at Pullman High School. He is currently serving as the District Governor of Pacific Northwest Key Club. In addition, he plays on the varsity tennis team, and plays cello in the PHS Orchestra and the Greater Palouse Youth Orchestra. He is enjoying taking Physics classes at WSU and hopes to pursue a degree in math or physics next year. In his free time, he enjoys drinking coffee, hanging out with friends, watching scary movies, and listening to rap.

Jared Holstad, son of Stephen and Donna Holstad, is a senior honors student at PHS. One memorable moment from high school that Jared shared with us is best stated in his own words: “During my freshman year in Mr. McAleer's honor stats class, we were working with a probability series dealing with different gambling games. Throughout the lesson, Mr. McAleer provided tough and engaging ways to understand the math behind the various games, as well as showing how in the long run, gambling is a losing game. This lesson has stuck with me very well, because it took something that we learned in the class and applied it to a very real-world scenario. It both helped me better understand probability as well as learning why, mathematically, gambling is a losing game.”.

Katherine Bloom Katherine Bloom is a senior honors student at PHS. Her favorite memory is being able to watch the transformation of the school itself since construction began just as she started her freshman year. During her time at Pullman High, Katherine has participated in varsity cheer, tennis, track and soccer, earning 2nd team academic awards. She was most proud of her basketball cheer squad earning the 2A State 1st team academic award her sophomore year. She has participated in spirit club, key club, and BSU. Katherine has enjoyed helping out with the Neill Library summer teen program and with childcare at Hills Church. She will attend a 4-year college or university with an interest in nursing or physical therapy. Her interest in medicine led her to do her senior project at Pullman Regional Hospital over the summer where she was able to work closely with hospital staff in various departments. Katherine thanks her high school teachers for their guidance and availability throughout her years at Pullman High.

October Student of the Month Jacqueline McAleer Jacqueline McAleer, daughter of Marcus and Julie McAleer, is a senior honors student at PHS. Jacqueline has an accumulative GPA of 4.0 and is currently enrolled in Running Start at WSU. During her time at Pullman High, Jacqueline has participated in soccer, varsity tennis, varsity Science Bowl, and served as ASB secretary as a freshman and sophomore. She has also participated in Key Club (Community Outreach Director), Gender Equality Club (Founder), Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (Vice-President), Protect the Animals and Wildlife Club (Secretary), Computer Science Club and LinkCrew. As a Junior, Jacqueline was a semi-finalist for the USA Biology Olympiad program. Jacqueline has enjoyed volunteering at WSU at a microbiology laboratory and spent part of the past summer in Ecuador for her Senior Project, volunteering with a medical mission, assisting nurses, doctors, and pharmacists. She will attend a 4-year college or university pursuing a double major in Biology and Math. Jacqueline also hopes to spend a semester abroad in Europe or Asia. After graduating college, she plans to further her education by attending medical school, with plans to become a doctor or a surgeon.

During his time at Pullman High, Jared has participated in varsity football, basketball, and soccer. He has also participated in Key club, Broadcasting, competed in Mr. PHS, served as an escort for the Distinguished Young Woman program, and is the Senior ASB President. While not in school or participating in various activities, Jared works as a landscaper for SYG Nursery in Pullman. After graduation, Jared has plans to attend WSU, UW or Syracuse to pursue a degree in public administration. He has an interest in going into politics, either as a senator or state representative. Another option for Jared would be running SYG Nursery when his father retires.

Alyssa Bailey Alyssa Bailey, daughter of Todd and Kathleen Bailey, is a senior honors student at PHS. Her favorite memory is participating in the different baking competitions in foods and nutrition class, as well as culinary arts. She greatly enjoyed creating unique cakes and gingerbread houses while learning important food handling skills. During her time at Pullman High, Alyssa has participated in volleyball, tennis and French club, receiving two awards for sportsmanship while on the volleyball team. Alyssa is currently attending WSU through the running start program. In addition to her studies and extracurricular activities, Alyssa also works part time for SEL in the finance department. She also volunteers her time with Project Warmth, hand making quilts to provide to those in need. She will attend a 4-year college or university, pursuing a degree in Engineering. After college, Alyssa plans to begin her career as an Environmental Engineer.

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


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Child Care Aware of Eastern Washington

Community Child Care Center

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Sunnyside Preschool and Childcare School has begun and our Jr and Sr preschool programs are in full swing. We have been learning to write our names, find shapes out in our environments, learning through music and play, and feeling our way through science and sensory. This year our preschoolers are also going to take a few field trips out into the community with a trip to the fire station, a farm, the recycling center, and a few other places that will go along with their everyday curriculum. Our toddler and infant classrooms are just as active and playful as our preschoolers. If they are not signing songs and dancing around they are doing art or sensory. During circle time we read stories, sing old and new songs, learn a new rhyme and do a gross motor activity. If you would like to call and schedule a tour give Beckie a call at (509) 334-9097. You can also email us at Sunnyside.preschool.cc@gmail.com

WSU Children’s Center Early Childhood Education as a Professional Field of Practice Community Child Care Centers offers high quality preschool and full day early child hood programs including a home based Early Head Start (for pregnant Moms, infants and toddlers), Head Start and ECEAP (Early Childhood Education Assistance Programs) for children ages 3 to 5 years old. Head Start and ECEAP services are free to income qualifying families. CCCC also offers tuition based child care for children ages 1 – 12 at our Pullman sites and 3 – 12 at our Colfax site. Besides being the only NAEYC (Nationally Association for the Education of Young Children) accredited Agency in Whitman County, what makes us stand out among other early childhood programs is our two generational approach; working with both the child and their parents together in unison. Each of our centers employ Family Support Advocates who work with parents to assist them increase their family well-being and stability, helping family’s access community resources. We contract with both Mental Health and Health local agencies to answer our family’s questions and help them evaluate their needs. Our goal is to ensure that children are at their healthiest and are able to focus on learning, their parents are able to support their learning. Degreed Teachers in early childhood education create classrooms that are fun and engaging to children! Our comprehensive, research based curriculum ensures we are supporting children develop skills in all learning domains. We know that young children learn through play, and our environments are filled with rich and stimulating materials to keep them engaged. Teachers plan a variety of activities to help children develop holistically, and intentionally target the individual learning needs of children in their classrooms. Our Head Start/ Early Head Start and ECEAP services are offered at no charge to qualifying families; we offer both preschool full day and half day programs. Our Colfax ECEAP program follows the school day and calendar. Early Head Start provides home visits to families with children birth through three years. CCCC provides ECEAP preschool in Endicott, Rosalia, Tekoa, Palouse, and Garfield. Tuition based childcare is available in Pullman and Colfax. For all of our programs please visit our web-site at www.community-childcare.org or call 509-334-9290.

What do we call those who provide care and education for young children? Many names have been applied—child care provider, nursery school teacher, even babysitter. A title might not seem important, but what we call these individuals reflects our understanding of their status. Can anyone do the work of providing care and education for our youngest learners, or should this position be reserved for those who are specially educated and prepared to do the work? In 2015 the Institute of Medicine released Transforming the Workforce for Children Birth through Age 8. This analysis reached important conclusions about the current state of the ECE workforce, including the fact that much is known about the critical learning and development that occurs between birth and age 8 and what those who provide care and education for these children should know and be able to do. However, the report also makes clear that while we understand what is necessary, there is little evidence that this understanding is consistently used to formulate requirements for employment in this workforce.

grades K -12, such a requirement has not yet been applied to those who care and educate children from birth to age 5. But this reality is changing, and one effort to achieve this goal can be found right here on the Palouse. At Washington State University, in the Department of Human Development, students receive bachelor’s degrees with a focus in ECE. Students completing this BA degree meet the requirements set by the Washington Department of Early Learning defining an Early Childhood Education degree, including extensive hands-on and supervised experience with young children, as well as specified content such as child assessment, guidance and curriculum planning. The ECE degree from Human Development at WSU utilizes its own Children’s Center to place students under the supervision of experienced teachers as well as placing students in other community based programs. These partnerships yield multiple benefits: well-prepared teachers, communityuniversity exchange and professional growth opportunities for the established teachers. Children are learning from birth. Those who This report has added to the “movement” to professionalize the field of ECE. Recognition as a nurture that growth and development should profession requires markers, including specialized be prepared and recognized as professionals. If you would like to know more about this degree education in a common knowledge unique to the field and exhibiting competencies necessary offering in Human Development at WSU, contact Dr. Brenda Boyd at boydb@wsu.edu. for professional practice. While such education has long been required for teachers of children in

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 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 Sunnyside Preschool and Child Care Center • 334-9097 The Learning Center • 334-1234 WSU Children’s Center • 335-8847


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Washington State University

November 2017

Contemporary Women Printmakers Exhibit Closing Soon Closing reception: Friday, 11/17, 5-7 p.m. Joint lecture: Friday, 11/17, 5-6 p.m., with Wendy Red Star and Beatrice Red Star Fletcher Will I ever like Brussel sprouts? –Susan Dear Susan, Before I answer this question, for the next three days can you eat nothing but Brussels sprouts? Yes, for every meal. Now, do you like them? If not, you may be what Carolyn Ross, a chemist and food scientist at WSU, calls a supertaster. “Supertasters actually have more taste buds,” says Ross. “We’ve found that people who are supertasters are particularly sensitive to bitterness.” Because of their enhanced flavor awareness, supertasters can’t stand bitter greens, like broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, kale, and, yes, Brussels sprouts. Just yuck. But beware if you’re hoping to get out of eating those nutritious, if bitter, veggies by declaring to your family that you’re a supertaster. Supertasters are also sensitive to sweetness. They try to avoid ice cream, cake, pie, cookies, candy, and brownies because they’re way too sweet. That’s because supertasters super taste everything. Bitterness is just one of the five basic tastes that humans perceive, along with sweetness, sourness, saltiness, and umami, which is a savory, brothy flavor. The chemicals in the food we eat create these flavors. When a food or liquid hits your tongue, little chemical reactions take place and we recognize sweet sugars, sour acids, bitter alkaloids, savory amino acids, and salty salt. Brussels sprouts have very high levels of glucosinolates, which contain sulfur and nitrogen. The most notable glucosinolate in the little cabbages is sinigrin, which gives them their bitter flavor. In fact, some glucosinolates are known to be toxic, and some animals take bitterness as a sign: DO NOT EAT THIS. But with humans and Brussels sprouts, the benefits outweigh the bitterness. They’re packed with vitamins K, C, A, and B-complex, betacarotene, folic acid, iron, magnesium, and fiber. And they have cancer-fighting properties. Which all adds up to: EAT THIS. So the odds are you’re just a normal taster with an aversion to Brussels sprouts. But Ross says it takes about eight attempts at eating something before you’ll warm up to it. So go ahead. Keep eating those Brussels sprouts. Sincerely, Dr. Universe

WSU Performing Arts Winter 2017 Literature to Life presents Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury Tuesday, November 14 @ 7:30 p.m. in Jones Theatre

Sonos Handbell Ensemble Holiday Concert Thursday, December 7 @ 7:30 p.m. in Jones Theatre

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

The Contemporary Women Printmakers exhibition at the WSU Museum of Modern Art will be closing Friday, November 17. This exhibit will conclude with a reception and lecture in the Museum Gallery. The reception and lecture are free and open to the public. The lecture will feature Wendy Red Star, one of the featured artists, and her 10-year-old daughter, Beatrice Red Star Fletcher. Through incorporating a variety of media in her practice, Wendy Red Star uses her art as a response to address the widespread misrepresentation of Native Americans in popular culture and examine the intersection between colonialist structures and Native American beliefs.

Join Your Fellow Cougs for Our Annual Holiday Celebration! When: Tuesday, December 5, 6–8 p.m. Where: Lewis Alumni Centre Join the WSU Student Alumni Ambassadors at the Lewis Alumni Centre for the annual Holiday Celebration. This is the perfect way to kick off the season, with fun activities for the entire family to enjoy. Children are invited to have pictures taken with Santa Claus and Santa Butch, as well as enjoy holiday craft making, music and refreshments. There is no admission fee, and all participants are asked to bring a donation of canned food for the Pullman Food Bank. Come have a great time with your family and friends at the Lewis Alumni Centre!

WSU School of Music Winter 2017 Vocal Extravaganza

Sunday, November 3 @ 8 p.m. in Bryan Hall Theatre $10 General Admission, $5 for Sr. Citizens (55+) and students with ID, free children 12 and under. Tickets for the event will be available at Bryan Hall beginning at 7 p.m. on the night of the performance.

Faculty Artist Series: Impressions and Reveries featuring Michael Seregow, piano Tuesday, November 7 @ 8 p.m. Kimbrough Concert Hall

$10 General Admission, $5 for Sr. Citizens (55+) and students, WSU Students FREE with ID. Details: music.wsu.edu

PEBB Annual Open Enrollment November 1 – 30, 2017 Open Enrollment is Here! Annual Benefits Fair, November 8, 2017 For State of Washington Employees and Retirees: WSU CUB Jr. Ballroom, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. http://www.hca.wa.gov/pebb Retirees and employees may utilize Open Enrollment to review and adjust their medical/dental coverage and add/dis-enroll dependents.


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RTOP, A Christmas Story, the Musical, Nov 2-5,

• WSU School of Music, Wind Ensemble Pops Concert, 11 a.m., Bryan Hall Theatre, free

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• Election Day • PRH, Tai Chai II, 1 p.m., see pg 5 • PRH, Breastfeeding Support Group, 12:30 p.m., see pg 5 • League of Women Voters, “Food Insecurity”, Umpqua Bank, 6:30 p.m. • PSD, JES PTA Meeting, 7 p.m.

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• Cemetery Committee, 9 a.m. Pioneer Center • Library Board of Trustees 3 p.m. at Neill Library • PSD, Board Meeting, 6:30 p.m. in PHS Board Room • Parks & Rec. Comm., 6:30 p.m. City Hall • WSU School of Music, Guest Recital: Ross Holcombe, trombone, 8 p.m., Kimbrough 115, free

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• PRH, Massage Stories and Instruction for Babies and Young Child, 11 a.m., see pg 5 • Lawson Gardens Committee, 3:30 p.m. Pioneer Center • WSU School of Music, Jazz Festival Gala Concert, 12 p.m. Bryan Hall Theatre, free • PSD, Board work session, 4:30-6 p.m. at Franklin • PRH, Board of Commissioners, 6 p.m., see pg 5 • PHS Booster meeting, 7 p.m. in PHS Counseling Center • WSU Performing Arts, Las Migas – Flamenco & Mediterranean Music, 7:30 p.m., Jones Theatre

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• PRH, Caregivers Support & Coffee, 11:30 a.m., see pg 5 • PRH, Tai Chai III, 1 p.m., see pg 5 • WSU School of Music, Big Band II, 3:10 p.m. Kimbrough Concert Hall, free • WSU School of Music, Guitar Studio, 4:10 p.m. Kimbrough Concert Hall, free • WSU School of Music, Vocal Extravaganza, 8 p.m., Bryan Hall

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• WSU vs Stanford, TBD, Martin Stadium

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Saturday

77Around the World at Christmas, Palouse Choral Society, December 1 & 3, Uniontown 77Holiday Gift Gala, The Dahmen Barn, December 2 77Pullman Holiday Fest, December 2, 4-6 p.m. 77Pullman Chamber Holiday Party, December 7

Coming up!

Veterans Day • City offices closed for Veterans Day • PSD, No School in Honor of Veterans Day • WSU School of Music National Association Teachers of Singing, Kimbrough Music Building, free • PRH, Tai Chai III, 1 p.m., see pg 5 • PRH, Drop-in Grief Support, 12:30 p.m. • WSU Volleyball vs. California, 7 p.m.

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• WSU School of Music National Association Teachers of Singing, Kimbrough Music Building, free • Pat’s Bazaar, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., SE 320 Crestview

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PHS Fall Drama Production – “The Brothers Grimm Spectaculathon” 7 p.m. in PHS Theater

RTOP, A Christmas Story, the Musical, Nov 2-5, rtoptheatre.org

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• PRH, Wellness for Life, Diabetes, noon, see pg 5 • PRH, Women’s Leadership Guild, noon, see pg 5 • Chocolate Decadence, 4 – 7 p.m., at participating businesses, see pg 6 • FES Family Bingo Night, 6:30 p.m. • WSU School of Music, Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m., Bryan Hall Theatre, free

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• PRH, Infant Massage, 9:30 a.m., see pg 5 • PRH, Tai Chai Level 1, 1 p.m., see pg 5 • City Council, 7 p.m. City Hall • PRH, Work in Progress, AA, 7 p.m., see pg 5 • SES PTO Meeting, 7 p.m. • WSU School of Music, Student Recital: Alice Heimstra, oboe, 8 p.m. Bryan Hall, free • WSU School of Music, Faculty Artist Series: Impressions and Reveries featuring Michael Seregow, piano, Kimbrough Music Hall

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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

Sunday

• 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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• PRH, Prenatal Breastfeeding Support, 12:30 p.m., see pg 5 • PRH, Tai Chai II, 1 p.m., see pg 5 • PRH, Caregivers Support & Coffee, 2 p.m., see pg 5 • PRH, Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group, 6 p.m., see pg 5

PRH, Tai Chai Level 1, 1 p.m., see pg 5 PRH, Lupus/Fibro, 4:30 p.m., see pg 5 City Council, 7 p.m. City Hall PRH, Work in Progress, AA, 7 p.m., see pg 5 • WSU School of Music, Student Chamber Music and Brass Chamber Music, 8 p.m. Bryan Hall Theatre, free

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• Planning Commission 7:30 p.m. City Hall • WSU Volleyball vs. ASU, 7 p.m., Bohler Gym

• PRH, Tai Chai Level 1, 1 p.m., see pg 5 • City Council, 7 p.m. City Hall • PRH, Work in Progress, AA, 7 p.m., see pg 5

• PRH, Breastfeeding Support Group, 12:30 p.m., see pg 5 • PRH, Tai Chai II, 1 p.m., see pg 5 • PRH, Total Joint Replacement Preparation Class, 3 p.m, see pg 5 • PRH, Dementia Support Group, 3:30 p.m., see pg 5 • Board of Adjustment, 7:30 p.m. City Hall

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• Palouse Parkinson’s Support Group, 2 p.m, see pg 5 • Airport Board at 3 p.m. Airport Fire Station • WSU School of Music, Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band, 8 p.m., Bryan Hall Theatre, free

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• PHS Booster Auction, 5:30-10 p.m. at Banyan’s • WSU School of Music, Trombone Studio Recital, 6 p.m., Kimbrough 115, free • JES 4th/5th grade musical, 7 p.m. • PRH, Breast Cancer Support Group, 7 p.m., see pg 5

• LMS Coffee with Cameron • Pullman Chamber, GML, noon see pg 6 • PRH, Tai Chai Level 1, 1 p.m., see pg 5 • Arts Commission, 4 p.m. Library • FES PTA Meeting, 6:45 p.m. • PRH, Work in Progress, AA, 7 p.m., see pg 5 • City Council, 7 p.m. City Hall • LMS Choir Concert, 7:30 p.m. in LMS Commons • WSU Performing Arts, Literature to Life: Fahrenheit 451, 7:30 p.m., Jones Theatre

• PRH, Prenatal Breastfeeding Support, 12:30 p.m., see pg 5 • PRH, Tai Chai II, 1 p.m., see pg 5 • PRH, Caregivers Support & Coffee, 2 p.m., see pg 5 • Police Advisory Committee, 5:30 p.m. City Hall • LMS Booster Meeting, 7 p.m. • Historic Preservation Commission 7:30 p.m. City Hall • WSU School of Music, FOCAM Guest Recital: Kari Johnson, 8 p.m., Kimbrough Concert Hall, free

• Pat’s Bazaar, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., SE 320 Crestview • Neill’s Flowers & Gifts, Holiday Open House, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., facebook.com/ neilsflowersandgifts

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Come to the 59th Annual

Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast & Music Fest December 2 • 7 a.m. to Noon Lincoln Middle School

A popular start to the holiday season, the breakfast is officially the opening event of Pullman’s Holiday Fest day of fun, a food drive, shopping, tree lighting and more. Join us for: • Great music from groups such as the Lincoln Middle School Jazz Band, Snake River Six, and Franklin Elementary Choir. • Delicious breakfast of pancakes, scrambled eggs, ham, fruit, coffee, milk, fruit juice and coffee. • Silent auction with items donated by Pullman businesses, organizations and Kiwanians. Tickets are $7 for adults and $3 for children ages 3-12. Proceeds serve local children and the community. These include a playground for children of all abilities at the new Mary’s Park, support for the Pullman Child Welfare Food Bank, and much more.

November 2017

You are invited...

Check out the fascinating weekly programs at the Kiwanis Club of Pullman, the oldest and largest service club in the PullmanMoscow area. We meet Thursdays at noon, Gladish Community and Cultural Center View Room on the third floor. Guests are always welcome! www.pullmankiwanis.org


November 2017

Spokane Falls Community Colleges

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PULLMAN CAMPUS

By Any Other Name: Building History Susan Vetter, SFCC-Pullman History and Women’s Studies Instructor Last spring SFCC-Pullman moved from one historic hall to another—from the Gladish Center’s corridors down which Pullman teenagers once strutted to the compact simplicity of WSU’s Math Learning Annex (MLA). When that building first opened in 1909, it anchored the southern boundary of the State College of Washington, an institution not yet two decades old. The new Hydraulic Laboratory pleased the legislature when it came in under the $12,000 budget. Its plain brick walls cloaked two stories of wells, pumps, and other apparatus while its only ornamentation, a cupola, covered a 45-foot high standpipe used to maintain constant head pressure for experiments. For a few decades hydraulic engineering students toiled alone until chemical engineering colleagues joined them. That discipline appropriated the building's name by the early 1960s. "Chemical Engineering" it remained for thirty years even after the engineers and their equipment abandoned the space to architecture students who designed by the light streaming through the abundant six-foot tall windows. In 1992 the drafting tables vanished when Multicultural Student Services and the African-American, Asian/Pacific American, and Native American student centers transformed the building into the Multicultural Center. The naming parade marched on when a dozen years later WSU invited SFCCPullman (known then as the Institute of Extended Learning Whitman County Center) to review pre-college mathematics for university students. With that

Our classes completely filled up for Fall. Act soon if you are planning to enroll for Winter Quarter. • The Financial Aid Priority Deadline for Winter Quarter has already passed, but if you apply soon, you still have a good shot at receiving aid. • For current students, Winter Quarter registration is open now. • Winter Quarter registration for new students begins November 3. • Worried about being able to pay tuition all at once? Applications for a Tuition Installment Payment Plan (TIPP) are due by December 7. • Are you a high school student interested in earning high school/ college credit without having to pay tuition? Sign up for Running Start in Winter Quarter. Contact Dyan Bledsoe 509-279-6458

Thank you! Thanks to generous donations from community members and businesses, SFCC-Pullman has been able to directly help many struggling students. With this money, we were able to assist 16 students this fall quarter with test fees, books and partial tuition payments. Thank you! If you are interested in donating to SFCC-Pullman (even small amounts help), please contact Jesse Zumbro, a scholarship manager at the Community Colleges of Spokane Foundation: Jesse.Zumbro@CCS.Spokane.edu

arrival, the building acquired its current moniker the Math Learning Annex. The math learning program served WSU students through 2012. Less than five years later, the entire SFCC-Pullman operation returned to MLA. Though another name change is likely in the offing at some point in the future, today we just call this nearly 110-year old building "home." Thanks to WSU Archivist Mark O’English.

ASSISTANT DEAN’S MESSAGE

Joal Lee

Fires. Riots. Hurricanes. Violence. Massacres. Earthquakes. Injustice. It has been a difficult season for a lot of people in our country, our hemisphere, and throughout our world. We live in a region that has remained relatively quiet and safe, and many of us, I know, want to somehow help those who are suffering. However, the volume and magnitude of the challenges can make a person feel overwhelmed, powerless to help, or even cynical. But there truly are things we can do. Those who have the funds to do so can donate money to aid organizations. We can write letters to or call decision-makers and make our voices heard in other constructive ways. We can redouble our efforts to strengthen and uplift each other. We can get involved at a local level. We can support our schools, local businesses and organizations, emergency responders, law enforcement officers, lawmakers, and other public servants. Our communities are microcosms of the larger society, and the healthier we can make our own communities, the more good we can collectively accomplish in the long run. And education plays an important role in all of this. From pre-kindergarten to post-doctoral research at Washington State University, we are surrounded by excellent educational opportunities in which people are looking for ways, large and small, to improve. At SFCC-Pullman, we take this idea and this responsibility seriously. The vision statement of the Community Colleges of Spokane encapsulates this commitment well. It states that CCS “transforms lives and uplifts humanity, inspiring students to lead communities, build the nation and enrich the world.”

A.B.E. Evening Offerings We now offer Adult Basic Education in the evenings. This class is openenrollment, so students may come in at any time during the quarter and get started. The evening offering will cover Basic Skills, GED prep, preparing for college, and Basic Computing. This quarter, evening A.B.E. tuition is free. The evening ABE program is available from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Since A.B.E. is self-paced, students can come when they are able and stay for the amount of time that fits their schedule. 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.

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

Enroll NOW! Winter Quarter begins January 3rd. 1. Apply for admission and financial aid online: www.pullman. spokanefalls.edu 2. Complete any required placement testing. 3. Meet to discuss academic plans. 4. Register online.


Pullman School District

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November 2017

Pullman Schools Education Showcase Thank you to our local legislators, board, and community leaders for attending the 2017 Education Showcase. We enjoyed a morning of showing off our beautiful schools, fantastic teachers and instruction, and discussing some of the challenges facing education in the state of Washington.

Priority: Communication

The voices and feedback of our staff, students, parents, and community are important to us! Last Spring your Pullman School District Board of Directors and Superintendent Bob Maxwell conducted a listening tour of the district – one board member along with Dr. Maxwell visited each school for half a day and listened to building staff. One of the suggestions focused on communication, both within the district, and with the community. As a result, we’ve implemented a number of communication initiatives this year, and have continued some others: • Peachjar is an email flyer delivery service. A weekly calendar of all district events, and flyers for school events are emailed to all families and posted on our website in an effort to keep parents, students, staff and community members informed. Outside groups are also able to submit flyers, and if approved, reach our families with news of community events and activities. Peachjar has been a convenient and cost-saving way to engage our families. • Dr. Maxwell writes a monthly newsletter highlighting a variety of newsworthy items and updates about Pullman Public Schools. We send this to all staff and parents, and post it on our website under District/ Superintendent. • Dr. Maxwell hosts open office hours each month for staff to drop in and discuss various items of interest. • Dr. Maxwell hosts a monthly “Coffee with Bob”—an hour for community members to openly discuss district updates and ask questions in a small group environment. If interested in

attending, please see the schedule below. • District news and information can also be found on our website: www. PullmanSchools.org • We post content and updates on Facebook and Twitter—follow us! (Facebook: www.facebook.com/ PullmanPublicSchools and Twitter: @ PullmanSD) • Each of our board members serves as a liaison to individual schools, please see the list below. Staff and parents can contact school board members to share comments or ask questions. Communication is essential to building relationships and maintaining an effective organization. We strive each day to provide helpful, timely information. If you have any thoughts or suggestions regarding communication, please contact Shannon Focht, Communications Coordinator: sfocht@psd267.org or 509-332-3581.

Board of Directors President Jim Evermann, Director, District 3 jfe@psd267.org

Allison Munch-Rotolo, Director, District 2 Amunch-rotolo@psd267.org

Karl Johanson, Director, District 4 Karlj2@psd267.org

Susan Weed, Director, District 1 Sweed@psd267.org

Dean Kinzer, Director, District 5 dkinzer@psd267.org


November 2017

Pullman School District

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Thank you to all who attended the official groundbreaking of Kamiak Elementary!

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

Franklin Elementary has a new “Little Free Library”! Thanks to Franklin teacher Nancy Nelson and the Turneaure family, Franklin now has a little library located at the front of the building. Please help us keep it stocked with good books for students! How does a Little Free Library work? Look to see if there is a book you want—take one if there is. After you read it, keep it, give it to a friend or bring it back to the Little Free Library. If you have extra books at home to share, you’re welcome to share them in the Little Free Library.

Updates from Kamiak Principal Evan Hecker, Kamiak Elementary Principal and Elementary Co-Principal We had our groundbreaking ceremony for Kamiak Elementary at the end of NW Terre View Drive on October 4, 2017. The ceremony proves that the Pullman community prioritizes education, and believes that education provides opportunities, and I am thrilled to be a part of such a vibrant and growing learning community. The work that we continue today reflects a vision for the growth of Pullman, and marks a culmination of a vast amount of difficult work and complex planning, and I would like to thank the entire Pullman community, our school board, Design West, and Walker Construction for supporting Pullman Public Schools to construct Kamiak Elementary. Over the last couple of months, as the construction equipment started to arrive on site, the dream of a state-of-the-art school that will embrace new technology, flexible learning spaces, and an environment of innovation and achievement for all students has gone from being on paper to becoming a reality. My current role as principal of Kamiak Elementary and co-principal at Franklin, Jefferson, and Sunnyside allows for planning how to help establish Kamiak’s learning community. I spend a significant amount of time in our current elementary school classrooms, and marvel at the wonders our instructional and support staffs work with students. We have the opportunity to reflect and discuss teaching practices afterwards, and our collaborative work helps to reveal the incredible student and staff spirit and camaraderie that lie within the walls of Pullman Public Schools. As we prepare for the opening of Kamiak Elementary, I will continue to work with the wonderful people that make Pullman a special place. And eventually, we will bring that same incredible spirit and camaraderie to Kamiak Elementary. I have been sharing the great things happening in our schools on Twitter—please follow @ PullmanKES for updates!

PHS Booster Christmas Tree Sales will begin the day after Thanksgiving! PHS Booster Club is excited offer Christmas tree sales to our community to raise funds and we join again with “O Christmas Tree” sales at 640 S. Grand Avenue (next to Fire Station No.1). Sales will be Monday through Friday, Noon-8pm and Saturday and Sunday 9am-8pm. Student Groups, Clubs, Activities and Sports Teams will assist with sales during various hours and will offer excellent choices of trees and service to assist you with choosing your tree. Make your Christmas Merry and Bright and purchase your tree from PHS Boosters and O Christmas Tree!

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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, honorablydischarged 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.


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Gladish Community & Cultural Center

November 2017

Community Band to present Veteran’s Day Concert The Community Band of the Palouse will present its annual Veteran’s Day Concert, 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at in the Domey Auditorium at Gladish Community Center, 115 NW State Street. Admission is free, but the band will accept donations of non-perishable food items for local food banks. The concert is a “thank you” in music for the service of our local military veterans, said Denise Snider, the band’s music director. Guest performers will be Ted Weatherly, commandant of the Maynard-Price American Legion post, narrating “Duty, Honor, Country,” and guest vocalist Horace Alexander Young III, faculty member in the WSU School of Music. The concert will feature traditional and popular patriotic themes, with some surprise selections that will delight all the members of the audience, said Snider.

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Eric Jessup elected to board Dr. Eric Jessup, an Associate Research Professor at the WSU School of Economic Sciences, has joined the Friends of Gladish board of directors. Jessup most recently spent two years as vice president with the global commodities consulting firm Informa Economics, Inc., leading the Transportation, Industrials and Energy Group.

He continued to live and work in Pullman until 2008, when he moved to Freiburg, Germany, to be His career has included both public an Honorary Professor at the Albertand private sector experience in the Ludwig-University. Jessup left that U.S., Asia and Europe and he has position in 2014, and accepted a successfully developed, obtained and position with the global consulting managed large collaborative research firm. projects over the past 20 years. In 2016 he once again re-joined Jessup holds a bachelor’s and the faculty here at WSU in the School master’s degree in Agricultural of Economic Sciences. Economics from the University of Jessup, a musician who plays Kentucky and a doctorate from in venues around the area, has a Washington State University. He great interest in the arts. He also has authored and coauthored 27 has a strong interest in maintaining peer reviewed journal articles and community history. presented more than 145 academic “It is important to maintain the papers at professional conferences, historic relevance of the Gladish both domestic and abroad. Community and Cultural Center,” He has two sons, Leo, 8, and he said. “I want to see it vibrant Hugo, 6. and important to everyone in the “I’ve been around Pullman for a community. long time, first arriving for graduate “There are not many centers that school in early 1993,” Jessup said. can proudly maintain their building After completing his Ph.D. in for the added recognition of history economics in 1998, he worked for American Express and five years later and meeting the needs of children accepted a position to join the WSU and so many service organizations,” Jessup said. faculty.

Montessori School of Pullman is celebrating Fifty Years of continuous operation! The Montessori School of Pullman is celebrating its 50th year in operation this school year. To highlight its half-century of excellence in education and childcare, Bev Wolff, school administrator, said the school will celebrate with a Benefit Dinner in the Gladish View Room on Saturday, March 24. The school and its staff have been recognized by their state and national organizations for professional achievements..

Need a spot for a holiday party? Gladish has several public spaces that may serve your needs. Check our website: Gladishcommunity.org or call (509) 332-8081 to make arrangement for a tour.

“This spring we were recognized as a level 4 facility by the Department of Early Learning in Washington State,” Wolff said. “We were recognized as a Center of Excellence, specializing in Interactions and Environment, Curriculum and Staff Supports, Professionalism, Family Engagement and Partnerships.” Less than 10 percent of all childcare centers in Washington State have reached a level 4 center of excellence rating. “We would also like to congratulate Ms. Joleen Stiller for receiving her Montessori Teaching Certification for teaching 3 – 6 year olds, and Ms. Rachael Ritter for receiving her Montessori Teaching Certificate for teaching 6 – 9 year olds,” Wolff said. “All of our teachers deserve recognition for their hard work.” For more information about Montessori School of Pullman, call (509) 334-4114, email Montessori@pullman.com, or go to www.pullmanmontessori.org.

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 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 Palouse River Rollers Piper Warwick, MS, LMHC

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Counseling and Therapy 509 270-5460 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 • Pullman Language Center jessicaspanish@yahoo.com • Montessori School of Pullman 334-4114 • Staccatos Music Learning Program (208) 718-1244 • Trisha Mallet Piano Studio

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


City of Pullman

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Test Carbon Monoxide Alarms

Six successful winter driving tips Fall is upon us, and those quick trips around town could be a thing of the past. You need to plan to get across town due to changes in weather and road conditions. These six simple tips can help you to stay safe on the roadway.

a bare roadway can turn into snow or ice with the turn of a corner. Tree cover and low road use can cause some roads to be covered with snow and ice when others are clear. In addition, freezing temperatures can create black ice in shaded or windy areas. Remember to avoid using your vehicle cruise control function during poor weather conditions, including rain. Your car does not know the conditions of the roadway and should not be trusted in times of variable conditions.

1. Warm up and clear off. Before driving, remember to give your vehicle plenty of warming time. Frost removal is a time-consuming effort. Your entire front windshield needs to be clear, not just a basketball circle in front of your steering wheel. Snow from your windows, hood, and roof Helpful Hint: Keep an eye out for areas that are should be removed to provide a clear view from most likely to become hazardous due to shade or behind the wheel. Remember that snow is often wind. Know where to use extra caution before it too heavy for windshield wipers alone, and failure becomes necessary. to clear your vehicle could result in low or no visibility as the snow shifts and blows during 5. Be ready for an emergency. Whether you are travel. Make sure that your vehicle’s turn signals traveling across town or across the state, it is and lights are clear and visible. important to be ready in case of an emergency. Helpful Hint: Keep a soft bristle broom near your Make sure that your fuel tank never drops door to clear off the snow. below half full. Keep a box or bag inside of your vehicle that contains a heavy coat, snow pants, 2. Plan. Be aware of alternate routes to and from gloves, hat, boots, and a blanket. Consider items your common destinations. Pullman has many that would be useful in case of an overnight hills and you might consider routes that help you emergency. Include a small shovel and sand or to avoid steep inclines, and remember that you traction aids (such as tire chains). Non-perishable can’t always rely on snowplows and sanders to food and water should be included in your reach the roads ahead of you. emergency kit. Helpful Hint: City bus routes are often the first to Helpful Hint: Making an emergency kit inside of a be plowed and sanded. Check the transit map and plastic tote will help to keep your items clean, dry, take advantage of these groomed routes when and contained in case of a collision or disaster. possible. 3. Slow down and leave space. You must change 6. Give your vehicle a check-up. Perhaps the most important thing that you can do to prepare your driving habits based on road conditions. for winter, a vehicle check-up is necessary for Braking quickly often results in a loss of control, safe, cold-weather driving. Check your tires and can be avoided by slowing down and for adequate tread and proper air pressure, providing plenty of distance between vehicles. ensure that your vehicle’s coolant is sufficient Winter drivers should always practice these safe for extreme temperatures, and make sure that habits, even when the roadways appear to be clear. your windshield wipers work properly and are Remember that while gravel helps to improve fitted with well-working blades. Take advantage traction on snow and ice-covered roadways, it of local businesses that offer free pre-trip safety can have the opposite effect when roads are bare. inspections. Gravel tends to build up on the shoulder and centerline, around stop signs, and the bottom of hills.

Helpful Hint: Always give yourself plenty of travel time. It’s best to err on the side of caution. Leaving early will help you to avoid feeling rushed. 4. Prepare for sudden changes. Road conditions can change without warning. Keep in mind that

When the snow flies, you can view the complete snow and ice control program, including maps of plow routes, online at http://bit. ly/2fGTHzx

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Do you test your carbon monoxide (CO) alarms once a month? Pullman Fire Department reminds you that it’s important to test your CO alarms that often to make sure they’re working properly. Your CO alarm provides an early warning of deadly CO gas. “Often called the invisible killer, CO is an odorless, colorless gas created when fuels burn incompletely,” says Deputy Fire Marshal Tony Nuttman. “In the home, heating and cooking equipment that burn fuel can be sources of CO. Vehicles running in an attached garage, or a generator running inside a home or attached garage, can also produce dangerous levels. The only way to detect CO is with a working CO alarm.” According to the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), between 2006 and 2010, fire departments received an average of 72,000 non-fire CO calls per year, 94 percent occurring in the home. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that from 1999 to 2010, an average of 430 people were killed by unintentional CO poisoning per year from a variety of sources including consumer appliances and motor vehicles. The Pullman Fire Department, NFPA, and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) advise residents to take the following steps to ensure that their household is safe from CO: • First, never ignore an alarming CO alarm! It is warning you of a potentially deadly hazard. If the alarm signal sounds, do not try to find the source of the CO. Immediately move outside to fresh air. Call your emergency services, fire department, or 911. • Ensure your CO alarm is working properly by following the steps below: • Test CO alarms once a month using the test button, and replace CO alarms if they fail to respond correctly when tested. • Make sure you have CO alarms in your home outside each separate sleeping area, on every level and in other locations as required by laws, codes or standards. • Replace the CO alarm according to manufacturer’s instructions or when the end-of-life signal sounds. • Know the difference between the sound of the CO alarm and the smoke alarm and their low-battery signals. If the audible lowbattery signal sounds, replace the batteries, or replace the device. In addition to monthly testing, make sure that you have the needed number of CO alarms in your home. They should be installed and maintained in a central location outside each separate sleeping area, on every level of the home, and in other locations, as required by laws, codes, or standards. Follow manufacturer’s installation instructions. For the best protection, interconnect all CO alarms throughout the home. When one CO alarm sounds, they all sound.

PARKS & RECREATION Thank you!

social situations. Burping? Hats in restaurants? Elbows on the table? No! No! No! Learn how to set tables, use utensils Thank you sponsors of the Pullman Parks & Recreation in formal settings, and how to follow social rules! The 9th Annual Care-To-Share Fun Run held on Oct. 7: City youth will learn how to order at restaurants and much of Pullman Wellness Program, P1FCU, Pediatric Center of more. This class includes a snack with full table settings. Excellence, Pullman Heating & Electric, Pullman Radio, Everyone will have a blast and learn life skills at the same and Snap Fitness. time. Youth ages 7-12 are welcome to register for this class from 9 a.m.-noon on Saturday, Nov. 18. *Fee: $25. Adult Basketball Get your team ready for another exciting year of City League Basketball! Team registrations are accepted from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Nov. 1 -10 at the Pioneer Center. Individuals interested in having their names made available to team captains should call Parks & Recreation at 338-3227. Games will be played at Sunnyside Elementary School Gym in Pullman and the Hamilton Indoor Recreation Center in Moscow. Expected dates of play are Sunday, Monday and Wednesday evenings Nov. 27– Feb. 28. Team fee: $525.

Manners 101: Etiquette & Social Skills for Life! In this fast-paced and fun skill-building class, youth will learn the appropriate manners and skills for various

Start Smart Sports Development Program Start Smart is an instructional program that prepares children for the world of organized sports, without the threat of competition or the fear of getting hurt. Parents work one-on-one with their children in a supportive environment, to learn to throw, catch, kick, and bat. Specialized Start Smart equipment (Koosh® ball products) is provided. Please wear exercise-appropriate clothing and shoes. This activity is for children ages 3-5 with little or no sports experience. Parent/guardian participation required. Program meets on Tuesdays from 6:15-7 p.m. Nov.7-Dec. 12. *Fee: $25

Gluten-Free Holidays Holidays can be a daunting time for everyone, especially when it comes to dietary restrictions. The holidays can put a strain on any diet, and can be especially difficult for anyone on a gluten-free diet. Learn to create delicious traditional holiday favorites that are 100 percent gluten free, as well as amazing gluten-free substitutes that may become your new favorites! We will hand out lots of recipes and samples. Come and enjoy a gluten-free afternoon! Class will be from 1-5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11. *Fee: $30.

Evergreen Wreath Decorating Enjoy a festive holiday evening with the staff of Neill’s Flowers and Gifts. Mitch will share his expertise on creating an evergreen wreath with various beautiful, fresh-cut wintergreens. Participants may bring a special decoration from home to include in their wreath or purchase something special from the Neill’s ornament collection on display. Please bring a pair of clippers and/or wire cutters. All other supplies are provided. Class will be from 6-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 5. *Fee: $30.

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


City of Pullman

November 2017

 Pullman Community Update 23

Thankful for books and more

Directory of City Officials

Your library—Literacy. Internet. Books. Reading. Assistance. Research. Yours for free.

Adult Library Programs • ‘Black River’—Conversations with S.M. Hulse The 2017 Everybody Reads program is bringing author S.M. Hulse to Neill Public Library on Monday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. Black River is an awardwinning novel of life in a small Western town, inspired by true events. It is a beautifully told and deeply felt book about grief, guilt, and the search for grace. Copies of the book are available for checkout at the library and will be for sale at the event. Join us for an author talk, and complimentary food and beverages. • English Conversation Club meets from 5:307 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. For more information, contact Louise Davison at (208) 310-0962 or lmdavison66@gmail.com.

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

Elected Officials

Children’s Library Programs

Glenn A. Johnson................................ Mayor Jeff Hawbaker...................................... Councilmember Fritz Hughes......................................... Councilmember Eileen Macoll....................................... Councilmember Ann Parks............................................. Councilmember Al Sorensen.......................................... Councilmember Nathan Weller...................................... Councilmember

Pre-registration is not required for any of our Youth Service Programs. For more information, contact Children’s Librarian Kathleen Ahern at kathleen@neill-lib.org or call (509) 338-3258. • Mother Goose Time (newborn-24 months) meets from 9:30-10 a.m. on Wednesdays OR Thursdays. Enjoy this language enrichment program that features songs, rhymes, movement activities and great books. Call for weekly scheduling.

Pat Wright............................................ Councilmember

Administration

• Time For Two’s Story Time (2-3 years) meets from 10:30-11 a.m. every Wednesday. Enjoy fun books, songs, rhymes, flannel board stories, movement activities and more.

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.

• Good Yarns Knit and Crocheting Group meets • Preschool Story Time (3-5 years) from 10:30from 1-2:30 p.m. every Friday in the Hecht meeting 11 a.m. every Thursday. Enjoy wonderful books, room. Join fellow fiber enthusiasts to work on your stories, puppets, songs, rhymes, flannel board projects, share tips, and get new ideas. All skill stories, movement activities and more. levels are welcome. For more information, contact Library Hours the library at (509) 334-3595. Monday to Thursday • 9 a.m.-7 p.m. • Sew Happy Hand & Machine Sewing Club meets Friday & Saturday • noon-6 p.m. from 10-11:30 p.m. every Tuesday in the Hecht Neill Public Library • 210 N. Grand Avenue meeting room. Come work on your sewing projects www.neill-lib.org • (509) 334-3595

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

2017 Annual Residential Leaf Collection Pullman’s annual residential leaf collection program will start Monday, Nov. 6 and continue through Wednesday, Nov. 22. City offices will be closed on Friday, Nov. 12 in observance of Veterans Day and leaf collection activities will be suspended until Monday, Nov. 15. After the leaves have been collected, and as time allows, street sweepers will follow for a more thorough cleaning.

Leaf Collection

If there is a weather event resulting in accumulation of ice and/or snow between the listed dates, the leaf program may have to be suspended in order to conduct snow and ice control and removal operations instead. It may then become the responsibility of the property owner to remove any leaves that have been raked into the street.

Area Dates Sunnyside Hill1

November 6, 7, 8

Pioneer Hill

November 9, 13,14

What to do: No more than two days before the scheduled collection in your area, please rake leaves into the street next to the curb. To facilitate access for city vehicles please park cars in a legal, off-street parking area during the dates city crews are scheduled for collection in your area.

Military Hill

November 15, 16, 17

College Hill

November 20, 21, 22

What not to do: Do not bag leaves. Leaves are recycled to be used as mulch and are delivered directly from street pickup to the mulch pile. Bagged leaves will not be collected. Please do not place anything other than leaves in your pile. Piles containing grass clipping, branches or any other debris will not be collected.

1 Includes Nicole Court, Sunrise Drive, Cory Lane, Golden Hills Drive and the Evergreen Community

ACTIVE ADULTS RTOP presents ‘A Christmas Story, The Musical’

Holiday Bazaar

Don’t miss this annual, two-day community event. Based on the movie classic, this play follows Ralphie, a From 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, nine year-old, on his quest for the holy grail of Christmas Nov. 15 and 16 at Pullman Senior Center, find a great Christmas gift among various handcrafted items, gifts, an official Red Ryder BB gun. The music brings a whole, new dimension to this hilarious play. Dinner before hardback and paperback books, DVDs, VHS tapes, puzzles, the show at South Fork. Home pickup begins at 4:30 p.m. and delicious baked goods. In addition, get your knives and scissors sharpened by Max. Enjoy a tasty lunch of on Wednesday, Nov. 8. We leave city hall at 5:30 p.m. and barbecue beef sandwiches, coleslaw, pie, and coffee for return about 10 p.m. Register by Nov. 6. No refunds after only $6. Proceeds support the Pullman Senior Citizens that date, as tickets are pre-purchased. *Fee: $21, which includes: admission, transportation, and escort. Meal cost Association. not included.

Free! It’s Gingerbread Time! Children and senior volunteers will make gingerbread houses and sweet memories of all the fun they all will have from 4-5:25 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 9 at Neill Public Library in the Edith Hecht meeting room. All supplies and refreshments will be provided for this unique, free event. Pre-register both children and senior volunteers at the library or the senior center. This activity is limited to the first 25 children, ages 4-10 yrs. and 12 senior center volunteers. Your instructor will be Neill Public Library Children’s Librarian Kathleen Ahern.

favorite holiday tradition! Your Christmas season will come alive with the distinctive sounds of this Grammy Award-winning show. Dinner before the show at Anthony’s. Home pickup begins at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18. We leave city hall at 3:30 p.m. and return about 11:30 p.m. Register by Nov. 3. No refunds after that date, as tickets are pre-purchased. *Fee: $68, which includes admission, transportation and escort. Meal cost not included.

The MEGA Shopping Trip

Finishing or just beginning your holiday shopping? We will shop Spokane’s Northtown Mall, Trader Joe’s and Northpoint for our MEGA shopping spree. Take advantage Council on Aging Thanksgiving Meal of the seasonal sales. We will do all the driving, and Join us for a delicious turkey dinner at Pullman Senior you do all the shopping. Choose your lunch location at Center prepared by our cooks and our volunteer assistants, either stop. Home pickup begins at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, as we celebrate all that we’re thankful for! Home pickup Nov. 21. We leave city hall at 9 a.m. and return about begins at 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 17. Lunch is served at 5:30 p.m. Register by Nov. 17. *Fee: $13, which includes 11:45 a.m. Suggested donation for Council on Aging transportation and escort. Meal cost not included. meals is $4.25 for ages 60 and older; $6.50 for ages 59 and *All registrants who live outside Pullman city limits younger. will be charged an additional $2.

Spokane INB Theatre presents ‘Mannheim Steamroller’

You will experience the magic of dazzling multimedia effects and the group’s signature music at America’s

NOTE: Many of these trips are in the 2017 Fall Parks & Recreation brochure and may have already filled up due to pre-registration.


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Community Action Center

November 2017

Community Action Center Builds Resilient Communities Working for Healthy Homes and Fresh Food in Whitman County Spotlight on Shelter: Senior Citizens Overcome Threats to Independent Living!

Spotlight on Food: Palouse Tables Project to Kick Off this Winter

All senior citizens should be able to be safe and warm, regardless of income level. However, an unsafe home for a senior experiencing poverty is a ticking time bomb, causing accidents and triggering symptoms that cause a poor quality of life. Old furnaces break, leaving people without a heat source. Poor ventilation can trigger health conditions like COPD. Crumbling concrete or faulty steps can result in falls, which are devastating to aging residents’ health. Weatherization Program Manager Alex Morris is proud of the work Community Action Center does to make sure senior citizens can maintain independent lives in their own homes. He says the Weatherization Program confronts a variety of challenges head-on, and solves complex issues to make homes warm and safe. While repairing a furnace in a senior woman’s home recently, Morris discovered that an unused chimney had broken and fallen onto the roof! This led to a drafty, leaky roof. The Weatherization team removed the chimney and repaired the roof so the client could stay in her home. Senior home repairs for health and safety are just a small part of the Weatherization Program. The program also provides free energy efficiency improvements for qualifying homeowners and tenants of ALL ages. Weatherized homes are better insulated, with efficient ways of producing heat such as newer furnaces or heat pumps. All these improvements result in a lower energy bill! If you are interested in Weatherization, please call Community Action Center at 509-334-9147 and ask for Ginger.

Thanks to Good Deeds Mortgage

Good Deeds is helping get the word out to the community and sponsored a recent mailing to all of Whitman County. “We're honored to work with and support Community Action Center and everything you all do to keep our community healthy and safe.”

“The Fall Mile” Fun Run to Benefit Community Food and Gardens Have fun, stay fit, and fight hunger! Price: $10.00 per person; $5.00 if signing up with a team Date: November 18th, 2017 Time: 10:00 AM Place: Bill Chipman Trail (Pullman Trailhead) T-Shirts $20; Order by October 31st to get yours! Prizes for the team and individual donors who contribute most money! Questions? Want to Register? Email cac.fallfunrun2017@gmail.com

Community Food Bank Community Food Bank hours: Wednesday 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Thursday 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm The holidays are right around the corner! Our goal is to ensure families have food EVERY day of the year. That said, the holidays are a great time to donate special foods to make the days merry and bright. Other food bank needs for Holiday food donation ideas: • Turkey, Hams, Chickens November: • Potatoes, fresh or boxed • Pasta • Yams or sweet potatoes (fresh • Canned vegetables or canned) • Canned fruit • Soups – all kinds • Pumpkin • Flour • Chunky soups and canned • Shortening meals • Sugar • Frozen or canned meats • Spices • Eggs • Vegetables fresh or canned You can bring donations to 350 SE Fairmont Road in Pullman weekdays from 8:00-4:00 (closed for lunch 12:00-1:00).

The Whitman County Food Coalition, made up of local organizations fighting hunger, will launch the Palouse Tables Project this winter. The Palouse Tables Project is a comprehensive food security assessment. Coalition members will investigate all aspects of hunger on the Palouse and ask locals experiencing hunger to “discover, dream, and design” solutions to the food issues they face. The project will give local organizations input and ideas with the long-term goal of ending hunger in our region. Funding for the Palouse Tables Project comes from Inland Northwest Community Foundation and the USDA National Institute for Food and Agriculture. For more information, please call 509-334-9147 and ask for Barb.

Supportive Housing Is a Community-Oriented Forever Home We recently talked to John and Debbie Sherman about the difference Community Action Center makes in the life of people with disabilities. Here’s their family’s story, in Debbie’s words. A lot of people who have an adult child with disabilities ask themselves, “Where’s my son or daughter going to live when I’m gone?” Our daughter, Rachel, is 31 and has Down ’s Syndrome. The reality is that we aren’t going to live forever, and Community Action Center is meeting a great need for supportive living for people with disabilities. Rachel’s been in supportive living for seven years. She’s worked at the Holiday Inn for 11 years. In her home on Summer Street, there are four ladies. They each have their own bedroom and bathroom, they have their own living area, and then share a common living area. There’s also a dining area where they eat family style meals, and a big kitchen where staff help prepare meals. In many of the homes, there is staff 24/7 because of the residents’ special needs.

out and bought their own paint, and the painters did their bedrooms in the colors they chose. Driving by these homes, you wouldn’t know it is supportive living. The homes blend in with the neighborhood. The people who live there are out in their neighborhoods. They get acquainted with their neighbors, and are truly integrated into the community.

This living situation would not be possible without the influence and work of Community Action Center together with the county’s Disabilities Services Board. I worked on the countywide disabilities services board for 30 years, and we partnered with Community Action Center to create housing for people with disabilities. Through the years, it’s evolved to be quite significant, with homes in Colfax and at least three in Pullman. Dale Miller at CAC has For the people that live there, it’s their been so successful in accessing the state forever home. They have jobs, and pay housing trust fund to bring this housing rent and utilities. It’s someplace they to the county. It’s a pretty significant are proud to call home. They’re proud of thing. how nice their place looks. Each of the ladies in the Summer Street House went

Save the Date! You won’t want to miss the second annual Chef’s Challenge! Sunday, March 25 at SEL Event Center


November 2017

Whitman County Humane Society

THANK YOU! Sponsors

Wysup Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram The Downtown Dog Pets Are People Too Sid’s Pharmacy Tail Waggin Adventures Zelda’s Pet Grooming

Donations

Amber’s Grooming Costco Cougar Country

CUDS of WSU J&H Printing Pullman Parks & Rec Walmart Pullman

 Pullman Community Update 25

LONGEST SHELTER GUEST

 Koko  Koko was originally part of a TNR program, however, due to her sweet dispositions, their caretaker decided to keep her so she could find her furr-ever home in the comfort of the indoors. Koko tested positive for FeLV. FeLV is a terminal disease that suppresses the immune system of the cat and can make them more susceptible to getting sick. She needs to be in a home that is indoor only, and without cats that are negative to FeLV. This disease cannot be transmitted to people, but can to other cats. However, these kitties can still live relatively normal lives, and need a loving home!

Grant

She is spayed, up to date on vaccinations, been dewormed and is microchipped!

Volunteers

Name_________ ________________________________

Inland Northwest Broadcasting Kappa Alpha Theta Lambda Chi Alpha volunteer

Address ________________________________________ City, State, Zip ____________________________________ Email __________________________________________ Please earmark my donation for:

Thanks to the Maddie's® Fund for allowing our shelter director to attend an apprenticeship in Austin, Texas about Positive Alternative to Shelter Surrender. Due to this, we will be closed Tuesday November 14th and Thursday November 16th, to accommodate the lack of staffing.

SAVE THE DATE—FUR BALL 2018 The Great Catsby And The Barking 20s Whitman County Humane Society's Eleventh Annual Fur Ball & Yappy Hour

2.24.2018 5:00 pm SEL Event Center

YMCA of the Palouse

___ Canine #2 ___ Pooch Park at Pullman

___ General Operations ___ Hope Fund

___ Spay/Neuter Assistance Program ___ Membership

($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 Mon-Sat 1-6 PM 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


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Palouse Discovery Science Center

November 2017 Activities at PDSC A Scientific Journey

Tue. Nov. 7, 1:30............................................................. Changing Directions 4:00............................................................. Changing Directions Wed. Nov. 8, 1:30........................................................... Needle Compass Thu. Nov. 9, 10:30.......................................................... “X” Marks the Spot Fri. Nov. 10, 10:30.......................................................... Which Way?

Structured Science

Tue. Nov. 14, 1:30........................................................... Shape Makes a Difference 4:00........................................................... Shape Makes a Difference Wed. Nov. 15, 1:30......................................................... Cup Tower Thu. Nov. 16, 10:30........................................................ Build It! Fri. Nov. 17, 10:30.......................................................... Keystone Arch

Thanksgiving Science

Why join?

November 2017

Become A Member!

PDSC can't keep up its good work without members. Your membership dollars buy a year of science inspiration, learning and quality family time with innovative exhibits, Family Science Saturdays and other special events at the science center! Your membership helps educate classroom field trip visitors from 12 surrounding north Idaho and eastern Washington counties. Your membership also helps support PDSC’s outreach programing, providing inquiry and discovery to afterschool programs, libraries, and special school programs! Your membership buys your community a resource and asset that adds to the cultural depth and diversity of the Palouse region, and beyond!

Membership Benefits • • • • •

Free admission to the Science Center for one year Discounts on summer camps and birthday parties Subscription to our PDSC e-newletter and email updates Discounts at the CuriosityShop gift store Free or reduced admission to over 340 ASTC museums worldwide (visit www.astc.org/passport for more details) Members enjoy free admission year-round starting at $80 for a Family Membership! For all of our membership levels and benefits, call us or visit our website palousescience.net

Tue. Nov. 21, 1:30........................................................... Turkey Feathers 4:00............................................................ Turkey Feathers Wed. Nov. 22, 1:30......................................................... Pumpkin Eater!

Stick with Science

Tue. Nov. 28, 1:30........................................................... Stick It On 4:00........................................................... Stick It On Wed. Nov. 29, 1:30......................................................... On Target Thu. Nov. 30, 10:30........................................................ Ooey Oobleck Fri. Dec. 1, 10:30............................................................. Sweet and Sticky!

Saturday Planetarium Shows, 11am & 1pm Saturdays Come learn about stars, planets and constellations and more in our cool, blow-up dome! Kids love it, but shows interesting for all ages! Shows are free with admission or membership, and are led by knowledgeable science students. Currently, shows are on Saturdays at 11am and 1pm. Consider scheduling a planetarium birthday party as well!

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 (65 years +)...... $6.50 • Up & Coming Scientists (under 2) FREE • Seniors are FREE ON FRIDAYS! Call 509.332.6869 for more information.

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


November 2017

 Pullman Community Update 27

Ricos Now Serves Breakfast Saturday & Sunday Only

$12 Pitchers of Mimosas & Bloody Mary Bar on Sundays Starting 8:30 am to Noon Minors Welcome Buy One Entree or Breakfast, Get One Half Off Must be of equal or lessor value. Coupon expires 11/30/2017. 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.

200 E Main, Pullman • 332-6566

Helene’s Property Place, LLC

225 NE Olsen Pullman, WA 99163

Ronald McDonald House of Charities Kids Carnival McDonald’s on South Grand is raising money for the…

www.helenespropertyplace.com

Helene’s passion is helping people achieve their dreams whether it is buying and selling investment property, moving into a new home or selling a property!

Spokane Ronald McDonald House of Charity • Join us Monday November 6th 5-8pm for a Family Fun Carnival and Raffle • Door entry is $2 per person, which also gets each person 2 raffle tickets • Extra raffle tickets can be purchased for $1 • Bring a Spokane RMHC wish list donation item for an extra raffle ticket • All proceeds will go straight to Spokane RMHC! • There will be games, face painting, and a visit from Ronald himself!

working for you knight and day!

• Individually wrapped granola bars

• Microwave mac ‘n’ cheese

• Flour and Sugar

• Laundry Soap

• Peanut butter and jam

Helene Hopkins

Designated Broker Office: 509.338.9008 Fax: 509.338.3417 Email: helene@helenespropertyplace.com

• Instant oatmeal packs • Soup (average cans)

• Dish soap • Any size zip lock bags • Paper towels • Toilet paper

Pullman McDonald’s on South Grand (located by Wal-Mart) will be the only McDonald’s participating in the Family Carnival and Raffle


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Vol. 22 No. 11 • November 2017

Trees of Light

set for December 5th & 6th

see page 11

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November issue of the Pullman Community Update

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