Philanthropy

Non-Profit Icicle Fund Celebrating 20 Years Of Helping Other Non-Profits

Supporting the environment, the arts and local history in North Central Washington is the mission of the Icicle Fund. And the non-profit is celebrating two decades of that work. They hosted a soirée at Snow Owl Theater in Leavenworth last night, with supporters and partners from throughout the region. KOHO’s Dan Langager was there and…

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NCW Has Amazing Trails, EMBA Wants To Make Them Even Better

We love trails, but trails need love too. The Central Washington Chapter of the Evergreen Mountain Bike Alliance launched a Local Dollars For Local Trails campaign this week. They are trying to raise $40,000, said the chapter’s President Travis Hornby. The $40,000 will allow them to maintain and build trails in Wenatchee, Leavenworth, and Lake Chelan areas…

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Supporting Local Students, WVC Foundation Hosts Annual Gala May 18

The Wenatchee Valley College Foundation’s annual Gala is Saturday, May 18 at the Wenatchee Convention Center. The Foundation’s Coordinator Ellora La Shier said it’s a night recognizing those who help make the college a great place to learn, grow and prosper. Also joining Dan Langager is Barbara Carrillo, the Foundation’s Outreach & Events Committee Chair. Get your tickets…

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Annual MS Walk Raising Awareness, Funds on Loop Trail This Saturday

The local chapter of the National MS Society is putting on their annual MS Walk this Saturday, April 20, along the Apple Capital Loop Trail, starting at Walla Walla Point Park. Joining KOHO’s Dan Langager to tell us more are two organizers Pat Quinn Williams and Jessica Johnson. Quinn Williams said Walk MS brings together…

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Chelan-Douglas Community Action Council Seeking Input on Social Service Needs

The Chelan-Douglas Community Action Council wants the entire community involved as it determines what social services are needed the most in the two-county region, said their Executive Director Alan Walker. The Community Action Council will hold a public forum from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 9, at the Wenatchee Community Center, to get input…

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Empty Bowls Artist Feature – Diane Priebe

The 23rd annual Upper Valley Empty Bowls Festival auction is now live at UVMEND.org. Local artists painted more than 20 bowls and platters for the auction, which wraps Wednesday, March 20. The auction raises money for Upper Valley MEND’s Community Cupboard food bank and teacher art grants. Today Dan Langager talks with Diane Priebe about her bowl “Wildflower Rainbow.” Stay tuned…

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