Spotlight on Events for Oct. 27-Nov. 5. 2016

Here is the upcoming calendar of events for Oct. 27-Nov. 5, 2016.

Oct. 26-27: Colville Rotary Career Fair
The Colville Rotary Club is sponsoring a Career Fair at the Colville Community College on Oct. 26 and 27.
The purpose of the Career Fair is one of the ways in which the Colville Rotary Club is working to support the youth in our community whom it views as our most important resource.
Participants are representatives from local and regional businesses, trade associations, governmental agencies and community college training programs will be available to speak with students from local area high schools. Some of the representatives include Avista, Colmac Coil, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, A Automotive, Buena Vista, Colville Animal Hospital, Parkview, U.S. Army and Navy Recruiters and Norstar. Training programs that will be represented include the fields of aviation, welding, cosmetology, criminal justice, automotive, machining, diesel/heavy equipment, etc.
On Oct. 26, a panel discussion for parents will be held at 6 p.m. at the Community College to inform parents of career opportunities that exist locally and in the region and how their students can be prepared to take advantage of them. A question and answer period will be provided.
On Oct. 27, student groups will arrive during the day. After listening to a panel discussion to orient them to what the Career Fair has to offer they will be able to visit booths and tables set up by the business representatives and the training program providers.
-Submitted by Colville Rotary Club

Oct. 31: Faith Community Harvest Carnival
The Faith Community Church is hosting its annual Harvest Carnival on Oct. 31 from 5:30-8 p.m.
There will be carnival games, hot dogs, candy, popcorn, and an inflatable obstacle course. Prizes include gift cards, skateboard, small children’s bikes, and many more.
Drawing starts at 7:40 p.m. and you must be present to win.
The event is sponsored by God Fearing Brothers and the Harry Duffield memorial fund.
Faith Community Church is located at 313 W. Colville Ave. in Chewelah.

Oct. 31: Abundant Life Harvest Party
Abundant Life Fellowship is hosting their annual Harvest Party on Monday, October 31, from 6-8 p.m. Come for carnival games, a cakewalk, chili dogs, and lots of candy! Everyone is welcome.

Nov. 3: Title Parent Info Night
Chewelah School District will sponsor a Title Parent Information Night on the evening of Thursday, November 3, 2016 from 5:30-7 p.m. The event will be held at Gess Elementary, but parents from both Gess and Jenkins Junior/ Senior High School are encouraged to attend. Child care will be provided.
School staff will explain the differences between Schoolwide and Targeted Assistance Title programs, and present the District and School-level Parent Involvement Plans and Parent-Teacher-Student Compact. Information about reading strategies and homework assistance will be shared, and a free dinner will be provided. Participants will have a chance to win one of several “Homework Helper” packages.
-Submitted by Chewelah Schools

Nov. 5: Scouts Food Drive
On Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, the boys of Chewelah Boy Scout Troop 998, with help from Girl Scout Troops 5006 and 2236, will be collecting food to help the hungry in our community. All food collected will be brought to the Chewelah Food Bank.
Between 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., scouts will go from house to house to pick up donations. Alternately, donations may be brought to the Scout Cabin in Chewelah City Park during the same time frame.
Items needed include: canned meats/fish, fruit juice, soups, baby formula, Jello, pudding mix, pasta, sauces, canned fruit, canned vegetables, baby cereal, powdered milk, peanut butter, hot or cold cereal. No outdated or opened items, please.
This food collection is part of Scouting For Food, an effort by Packs and Troops around our nation to fight hunger.
Troop 998 is chartered to The Chewelah Kiwanis. In keeping with the values of Scouting, Boy and Girl Scouts devote themselves to community service. Along with year round activites of crafts, outings, games and projects. All Scouts seek to be of service to others.
For more information on this collection, call Lillian Smith, 509-936-1813.