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The annual Columbia Pacific
Food Bank Empty Bowls Fundraiser
will take place on Friday, April 11, 2014
from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at the McBride
Elementary School located at 2774
Columbia Boulevard in St. Helens.
This is one of the major fundraisers for
the food bank and the proceeds go to
help fight hunger in Columbia County
including support for Vernonia Cares
Tickets are limited to 300 and
can be purchased at the door for $10 and
include a bowl of soup and a handmade
ceramic bowl of your choice.
Food for the event is being
donated by the following businesses:
Dockside Steak and Pasta, St.
Helens Market Fresh IGA, Klondike
Restaurant & Bar, St. Helens Elks
Club, Fultano’s Pizza, Sunshine Pizza,
Bowls are handmade and
provided by St. Helens and Rainier
high school students.
In addition, there will be
a silent auction and pottery by the
students will be available for sale with
a portion of the proceeds going to the
The Girls of Spring
The VHS Lady Loggers managed to get in a doubleheader against
the Clatskanie Tigers between rainstorms on Monday, March 31.
The Lady Loggers won the opener 9-3; the second game was called
with score tied 11-11. Vernonia is undefeated in non-league play
with 4 wins and one tie.
The Lady Loggers will
host doubleheaders at
home against Nestucca
on Friday, April 4 and
against Gaston on
Friday, April 11. The
Vernonia boys baseball
team will also play at
home on those same
Baby & Toddler
very short books
toys and bubbles!
11:00 - 11:30
2nd Wednesday of month
For ages 0-3,
older siblings welcome
Vernonia Public Library
Get a Jump on
Free Household Hazardous Waste Collection
Chemicals we use around the house can be dangerous to us and to other living
things. Dispose of these items safely and at no cost.
8am - Noon Saturday, April 12th
Vernonia Lake Park
Accepted Items Include:
Cleaners / detergents
Fireworks / flares
Gas/diesel / fuels
Paint/stain / thinner*
Lawn/ garden supplies
Separate and label materials. Sharps must be in a sealed, puncture proof container.
Liquids must be in original containers, except oil and fuels.
Be sure to secure your load. 503-397-7207 for info.
* No longer accepting latex or acrylic paint at HHW
Events. Use it up, dry it out or drop it off free at the
Columbia County Transfer Station M-S, 8am-5pm or any
other Paintcare location. www.paintcare.org
**Beginning this April, we will be providing a
service to allow drop off of sharps in acceptable
containers M-S, 8am-5pm at the Transfer Station
in St. Helens.