Washougal — The annual Cape Horn-Skye Elementary Grandparents Day was held Nov. 15 and 16, a tradition that dates back at least to the 1980s. “Grandparents Day is one of my favorite days at Cape Horn-Skye,” Principal Penny Andrews said in a release from the district.
Orchards — Prairie High School’s Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets participated in numerous events surrounding Veterans Day, including visits to retirement homes, local schools and the annual Veterans Day parade at Fort Vancouver.
Vancouver-based #Every28Days was honored as the Outstanding Innovative Project at the 32nd Annual Philanthropy Awards presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals Oregon and Southwest Washington Chapter on Nov. 7 in Portland.
Hey, all you Clark (County) Griswolds. In the spirit of “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation,” it’s time for The Columbian to put together our annual list of houses with holiday decorations so impressive and extravagant they’re going to make our readers hop in the car to check them out immediately.
Esther Short — More than 20 people pitched in to help paint the sanctuary at St. Paul Lutheran Church. The volunteers came from different churches, Alcoholics Anonymous and the Winter Hospitality Overflow.
East Vancouver — JC Events hosted its monthly Bunco Night on Oct. 27 at Pied Piper Pizza and raised $360 for the Miracle League of Vancouver. The money will support multiple scholarships for local special needs youth and adults participating in the league’s baseball program.