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Knights of Columbus donate to Special Olympics
Hispanic Council honored by
Astoria School District Board
Submitted Photo
The Astoria School District Board of Directors recog-
nized the Lower Columbia Hispanic Council at the April
12 meeting. Jorge Gutierrez, executive director of the
Lower Columbia Hispanic Council, and his team are
consistently available as a resource for school district
staff. Pictured, Jorge Gutierrez, left, and Grace Laman,
Astoria School District Board member.
Submitted Photo
On March 11, Jerry Lencioni, the grand knight of William J. Leahy Astoria Council 1307 of the Knights of Columbus, left, pre-
sented a check for $2,100 to Steve McAloney, Clatsop County Special Olympics Coordinator. These funds were the result
of the council’s annual Tootsie-Roll Handout and Special Olympics Drive at the Warrenton Fred Meyer store, and the gen-
erosity of the store’s customers. The funds will be used to support the many activities of these Clatsop County athletes.
The Daily Astorian
Astoria’s Samuelson is fi nalist
for 4-H National Congress
Henry Samuelson of Astoria has
recently been selected as a fi nalist in the
state 4-H National Congress competition.
If selected, he will represent Oregon at the
competition in Atlanta.
Samuelson has kept his 4-H record book
updated since he began 4-H, and has been
involved in many aspects of 4-H through
the years. He worked hard to complete the
necessary forms to prepare a competitive
Because of the quality of his applica-
tion, he has now been invited to the Ore-
gon State University summer conference
in June, where he will interview along with other fi nalists from
around Oregon. A small number of fi nalists will be selected for
this honor.
For information about 4-H membership or 4-H leadership,
call 503-325- 8573.
Warrenton’s Fish, Stein receive
L.R. Hitchman $1,000 awards
WARRENTON — Ashley Fish and Sarah Stein, seniors at War-
renton High School, have been selected to receive the L. R. Hitch-
man Family Achievement Award .
Fish has earned a weighted GPA of 4.13. She is a National Hon-
ors Society member, and has been a very active student assistant
in the technology department. The achievement she cited for the
award was winning fi rst place in calculus in the Northwest Regional
Math Competition. She has been actively attending classes at Clat-
sop Community College, and plans to attend Portland State Uni-
versity to pursue a career in criminology.
Stein has a GPA of 4.22, and is also a National Honor Society
member. Overcoming injuries and running in cross country and
track were the achievements she cited for the award. She has been
studying at CCC and will have earned an Oregon Transfer Module
by the end of the summer term, allowing her to enter Oregon State
University in the fall as a sophomore. She plans to earn a master’s
degree in microbiology.
The $1,000 Hitchman Award was established 28 years ago, and
is offered to a selected junior or senior at WHS to defray higher
education expenses. Occasionally, more than one recipient is cho-
sen. Interested students can apply through the school.
The award was founded in 1988 by Mary Hitchman Taylor and
Alice Hitchman Hayden as a tribute to their parents who resided in
Warrenton for over 50 years.
Seaside student 1 of 10 to
receive Schweiger scholarship
SEASIDE — The Schweiger Memorial Scholarship Fund and
Advanced American Construcion of Portland have selected 10 stu-
dents to receive $42,000 in scholarships for the 2017-2018 school
One of the recipients is Maxwell Beaudoin, of Seaside, a junior
at Oregon State University pursuing a degree in civil engineering,
who received a scholarship award of $7,000.
The awardees were honored at the 18th annual Schweiger
Scholarship Awards Dinner and Silent Auction Tuesday at the Sen-
tinel Hotel in Portland.
To date, the fund has awarded 217 scholarships,
totalling $630,000. Students are selected to receive the award on
the basis of their academic and extra-curricular excellence in
the pursuit of careers in the construction and construction-related
fi elds.
For information, go to
Proposed Rainforest Reserve
receives grant from alliance
SEASIDE — Protection of a proposed natural area adjacent to
Oswald West State Park by North Coast Land Conservancy got a
boost recently with the award of a $45,000 grant from The Conser-
vation Alliance.
The proposed Rainforest Reserve is part of a 3,500-acre sum-
mit-to-sea corridor originally envisioned by Oregon’s fi rst state
parks superintendent, Samuel Boardman, nearly a century ago.
The NCLC is one of 20 organizations from throughout the
country to share $850,000 in support this spring from The
Conservation Alliance, a Bend-based group representing more
than 200 outdoor businesses nationwide. The Alliance’s collec-
tive contributions support grassroots environmental organizations
and their efforts to protect wild places where outdoor enthusiasts
The conservancy was nominated by Manzanita-based photog-
rapher and alliance member Justin Bailie.
A complete list of grant recipients can be found at www.conser-
For information about the conservancy, go to
Church of Christ
St. Mary,
Star of the Sea
children safe, how to respond
to inappropriate activity with
a child and how to teach chil-
dren personal safety. To reg-
ister, call the parish offi ce at
Applications for Knights
of Columbus Scholarships
are available, and can be
picked up from Ed Betts at
7 Kincaid Road, or Tammy
Loughran at Youth Group, or
from the parish offi ce. This
scholarship is available to
any high school senior who is
a member of the parish, and
applications need to be com-
pleted and returned by May
7. For questions, call Betts at
St. Mary, Star of the Sea
Catholic Church, 1465 Grand
Ave., offers parents a Called
To Protect Training class on
child personal safety at 6 p.m
Thursday. Parents are taught
what to watch for to keep
Following the 10 a.m.
service at Grace Episcopal
Church, 1545 Franklin Ave.,
there is an art reception fea-
turing photographs taken by
The nondenominational
Astoria Church of Christ, 692
12th St., hosts its sixth annual
a capella After Easter Sing-a-
long from 3 to 5 p.m. Satur-
day. Refreshments will be
served. All are welcome.
On Sunday, the church
hosts Ken Tipps of Scap-
poose at the 10:30 a.m. ser-
vice. His topic is “The Res-
urrection” from the Book of
For information, call
Art Limbird. This exhibit
hangs in the Parish Hall, and
can be seen weekday morn-
ings through June 1.
The fourth Sunday Com-
munity Dinner will be held in
the Parish Hall at 4 p.m. Sun-
day. The public is welcome.
Those wishing to help should
come at 3 p.m.
The church has issued a
call for art for the annual Jean
Barney Art Show, “Gifts of
Grace.” The artwork submis-
sion date is June 2. Forms are
available at the church and at
art galleries.
Registrations are being
accepted for the Episco-
pal Church Preschool or the
2017-18 school year. Pre-
Seaside Baha’is
SEASIDE — The Seaside
Baha’is host a public talk
by Tod Jones, “Science and
Religion,” at 7 p.m. Satur-
day at the Mary Blake Play-
house, 1218 Ave A. All are
Jones is a resident of Asto-
ria. Although now retired, he
has recently served as proj-
ect director, Clatsop County
Grace Episcopal
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Saturday & Sunday
April 29 & 30, 2017
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Clam digging lessons
Clam cleaning demo
Clam fritter cook off
Restaurant Chowder Competition
Amateur Chowder Competition
Beer garden
Live Music & Entertainment
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There is no cost for this
event, and light refreshments
will be served. For informa-
tion, call 503-717-1209.
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