Special Events & Programs

A Community Rallies: 24 Hours of Giving in Southwest Washington

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What happens when the Southwest Washington community unites to participate in one day of giving designed to directly benefit non-profit organizations in Clark, Cowlitz and Skamania counties? For a 24-hour period on September 20, 2018 “Give More 24!” did just that, and the result was an astounding $1.3 million dollars raised all in one day,… Read More

Bit of HiStory: Christmas at the Fort

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Winter nights are long and dark in the Pacific Northwest. Before electric lights, the moon and the stars lit the countryside. Unfortunately, in the Pacific Northwest the winter skies are usually clouded over. So, against the midwinter dark, lanterns and candles glowed in the Hudson’s Bay Company Fort and the adjacent village. The fur bearing… Read More

What Comes Next? Options after High School for Students with Disabilities

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Anna Houston, described by her mother as a compassionate big sister, struggled through most of her school years. Anna is on the Autism spectrum, and high school proved to be a particularly difficult time. The combination of increased homework expectations and social difficulties kept Anna from graduating on time. Now at age 19, Anna has… Read More