Philanthropy

Chelan PUD Board Approves New Cryptocurrency Rate, Effective April 1

The Chelan PUD has lifted its moratorium on cryptocurrency businesses, after they arrived at a new rate schedule for emerging industry. Marcus Bellissimo reports Chelan County PUD commissioners Monday approved a new rate for cryptocurrency, blockchain and similar operations. It goes into effect April 1, 2019, the same day the District will accept new cryptocurrency…

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Sleeping Lady Owner Harriet Bullitt Gifts Resort To Icicle Fund

A change of ownership lies ahead for the iconic Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort in Leavenworth. Harriet Bullitt, philanthropist and founder of several businesses and non-profits, will gift her Sleeping Lady business to the Icicle Fund by the end of the year. Bullitt told KOHO now’s the right time to do the transfer as she’s about…

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Annual Give NCW Crowdfunding Campaign Kicks Off Thursday

The Community Foundation of NCW awarded $240,000 in Regional Impact Grants to 25 nonprofits across Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties. Each recipient will also participate in this year’s Give NCW campaign, an online crowd-fund that invites the general public to learn more about nonprofit projects in their community and donate online to support them. Give NCW starts this Thursday and…

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Confluence Health Seeking Volunteers to Assist Hospital, Clinic Visitors

Ceci Wood, Volunteer Coordinator at Confluence Health, said community volunteers are an essential part of the teams at Central Washington Hospital and Wenatchee Valley Clinic, greeting and guiding visitors. Wood and Confluence Spokesman Clint Strand join Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about how volunteers can get involved and the benefits for…

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Community Foundation Awards $240,000 in Grants to Nonprofits, Prepares for Give NCW

The Community Foundation of NCW awarded more than $240,000 in grants to 30 nonprofits across the region. The grants were funded by the Regional Impact Grant program, competitive grant programs that support charitable organizations in Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan counties. Some of the recipients include the Cashmere Museum, Chelan-Douglas CASA, Hand In Hand Immigration services,…

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Downtown Wenatchee Banners Honoring Local Veterans

With Veterans Day around the corner, the Wenatchee Downtown Association has partnered with Wenatchee Valley Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #3617  to honor a veteran or someone currently on active duty in the military from the greater Wenatchee area. Large banners will hang in the downtown core the entire month of November 2018 and 2019 in conjunction…

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