Etcetera - 1/16/13


An upcoming event will benefit displaced veterans in the Walla Walla Valley, according to the Amvets Jonathan M. Wainwright Post 1111 newsletter.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Grant Farmer Post 992, 102 N. Colville St., will host its second annual Winter Wonderland fundraiser on Jan. 26. No-host cocktails will be served from 4-5:30 p.m. and a silent auction will be from 5-6 p.m.

The $15 per person dinner at 6 p.m. includes wine tasting, hors d’oeuvres and a dance, for which reservations are required.

Alternately, those attending can opt for the $10 wine tasting package that includes hors d’oeuvres and the dance.

A live auction will be at 7 p.m., followed by live music and dancing.

For reservations or to make donations for the silent or live auctions, contact the VFW Post at 525-1310, Larry Dei-drich at 509-301-0751 or Wanda Mountain at 509-386-8422.

Post 1111 will meet for a potluck dinner at 6 tonight and post meeting at 7 in the Golden West Estates community Room, 1425 Jasper St. For more details, contact Larry Cunnington, post commander, at 525-1964, 520-5372 or

Post 1111 is the entity responsible for setting out American flags downtown. Upcoming observances include Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 21 and Presidents Day Feb. 18. The newsletter lists a large number of individuals and businesses that support the flag project. In addition, Walter’s Upholstery, 758 W. Langdon Road, repairs the post’s large flags and TNT Suds, 929 S. Second Ave., cleans them.

Four Walla Walla residents are among George Fox University students in Newberg, Ore., who earned places on the school’s dean’s list for the fall 2012 semester.

Juniors Kailee Willard, accounting major; Rachael Adkins, English; Bailey Nelson, nursing; and sophomore Allison Henckel, elementary education, had to earn GPAs of 3.5 or higher for the honor.

A Christian college, George Fox is classified by U.S. News & World Report as a first-tier regional university. Nearly 3,500 students attend classes in Newberg and at teaching centers in Portland, Salem and Redmond, Ore. George Fox offers bachelor’s degrees in more than 40 majors, degree-completion programs for working adults, five seminary degrees and 11 master’s and doctoral degrees.

Etcetera appears in daily and Sunday editions. Annie Charnley Eveland can be reached at or afternoons at 526-8313.



emcalvey says...

Oopsy this is dated 2012 :-)

Posted 16 January 2013, 7:34 p.m. Suggest removal

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