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Come to WindPaddle open house


January 31, 2018

Mark Wiltz is extending the following invitation to the Glenwood Community. WindPaddle, manufacturer of fine kayak, canoe, and SUP accessories, is having an open house welcoming the community to their new location in the old Bird Creek Inn in Glenwood from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2. Swing by to meet Mark and Michelle, see what’s going on inside, have a drink or bite on them, and let them answer any questions you may have. WindPaddle started in Hood River 10 years ago and is happy to have found a home in Klickitat County, making their sales, sun shades, fish nets, and other paddlesports accessories. You can check out their business at

The annual Crab Feed and silent auction at the Glenwood School is coming up on Feb. 6. To reserve your dinner, contact Toni at the school office, (509) 364-3438. This year’s dinner is a fundraiser for the class of 2020. Full crab dinners are $25 each and include 1 ½ crabs, salad, bread, dessert, and beverage. The chef salad dinners are $8 and include toppings, bread, dessert, and beverage. The dinner times are 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

A very large number of family and friends, including many from out of town, gathered to celebrate the life of Lela Wellenbrock Ward on Saturday, Jan. 27. Lela lived her entire 93 years in Glenwood and was renowned for her card playing, gardening, and culinary skills. She was a 63-year member of the Glenwood Grange and served as treasurer of that organization for 50 of those years. Her memorial service was a wonderful tribute to a life well lived. Lela will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her

The Glenwood Homemakers are pleased to offer a Continuing Education Scholarship again this year. This scholarship is for $500 and is open to anyone (except 2017 graduates) who has been a Glenwood resident for at least two years or whose primary residence is Glenwood, has at least 12 post-secondary credit hours and will be attending an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or trade school at least half-time this coming spring. Deadline to apply is Feb. 28. To request an application packet, contact Chris Miller at (509) 364-3427 or

Here's another reminder of the purpose of the Comfort Cases donation jars you may have seen around town. Glenwood Women’s Club is putting together comfort cases (backpacks) for foster and homeless children in Klickitat County. This is the second year of the project. In 2017, the club donated 30 cases. For 2018, we hope to again put together 30 cases, focusing on three age groups—infants and toddlers, ages three through nine, and 10 and older. The club is placing donation jars in some of the businesses in Glenwood, Trout Lake, Goldendale, and White Salmon as our fund drive for this project begins. Thank you all for any support you can give to this much needed, very worthwhile cause. If you would like more information regarding the comfort cases project, call Carla Dillenburg at (509) 364-0012.


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