Toppenish Eagles to host Christmas show this Friday
TOPPENISH - Tributes to Hank Williams Sr. and Reba McEntire
will comprise a special Christmas show at the Toppenish Fraternal Order of
Eagles lodge this coming Friday, Dec. 2.
Jamie's Rock & Roll Legends will be the featured
performers at the 8 p.m. show, which is open to all Eagles members and their
Preceding the entertainment a dinner will be served from 6
to 8 p.m. Dinner and show tickets, available at the Toppenish lodge (865-2229),
are priced at $19. Tickets for just the show are priced at $12.
Proceeds netted from Friday's social event will benefit the
Special Olympics organization.
set for Thursday
PROSSER - Lower Yakima Valley residents are being invited to
attend the first ever "Talent for a Cause" talent show, to be staged
at Prosser High School this coming Thursday, Dec. 1, beginning at 6:30 p.m.
Prosser High School senior Alyssa Tuck has organized the
show as part of her senior project.
Proceeds netted from the $3 admission charge, $2 for senior
citizens and students with ASB cards, will benefit the American Cancer Society.
Tuck said there will also be a donation can set up at Thursday's talent show
for those who want to make donations to Hurricane Katrina relief.
"We would like the support of the community," said
confab Jan. 5-6
KENNEWICK - The ninth annual Northwest Direct Seed Cropping
Systems conference will be held Jan. 5-6 at Kennewick's Three Rivers Convention
The conference is expected to draw more than 400
participants from the four-state region of Washington, Oregon, Idaho and
Montana. The two-day conference will include more than 20 speakers, general and
concurrent sessions, an equipment trade show, two luncheons and a social hour.
This year's conference will focus on the conservation
security program, have a grower-centered agenda with irrigated farmer
presentations, and include features for beginning and veteran direct seeders.
Registration information is available by calling (509)
Hospice luminary event Thursday
Lower Valley Hospice and Palliative Care will hold its
annual "Light up a Life" candelight ceremony this Thursday, Dec. 1,
from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Sunnyside Community Center. Special music and
refreshments will be provided at the conclusion of the ceremony.
The candlelight ceremony honors those loved ones who have
died. Each luminaria will have the name of the person to whom those who attend
wish to dedicate a special remembrance. Those wishing to order a luminaria may
do so for a suggested donation of $10 (837-1676).