“Dinner is served” after reopening of Aberdeen VFW Post #224

“Dinner is served,” says Aberdeen Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #224 Commander Jim Daly.  “Or at least it will be served again beginning on July 10th.”

Beginning on Thursday, July

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Grays Harbor Community Foundation Announces Scholarships

The Grays Harbor Community Foundation announced the selection of the 2014 Scholarship winners earlier this month.  This year the Community Foundation received 387 applications and awarded

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Aberdeen VFW returns to Post on East Heron Street after 2 years of costly roof repairs

“We are back,” says Aberdeen Veterans Of Foreign Wars Post #224 Commander Jim Daly. “We have never quit serving veterans, but we have not had a Post home for two full years. Everyone

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Grays Harbor Community Foundation Celebrates 20th Anniversary

The Grays Harbor Community Foundation celebrated their 20th Anniversary Friday night, March 28th, at the Aberdeen Museum of History.  The event included a dinner and

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Aberdeen VFW to Close For Building Repairs

ABERDEEN, Wash. - The Aberdeen VFW made a tough decision this week, Commander Jim Daly said last night "I would [first] like to apologize to the public for very short notice on some big news with the Aberdeen VFW. After Sunday's normal operations, we are going to close our doors."
Daly said safety and structural concerns over cracks in the ceiling of the 104 year old Bijou Theatre building on Heron street prompted the closure "We feel that it is prudent to close our door, do the repairs, and we hope to open again in the fall." However after an insurance claim on the damage was denied, Daly said the VFW is working with Anchor Bank to fund the costly repairs. Donations supporting their efforts can be made to the "Aberdeen VFW Building Program" at any Anchor Bank branch.

We feel that it is prudent to close our door, do the repairs, and we hope to open again in the fall. - Commander Jim Daly

Members will still be able to access many of the VFW's programs "most of our operations are going to continue. The Service Officer will be at Worksource able to offer his services for veterans and their families. Bingo that we have Monday and Wednesday night will move to the [Aberdeen] Eagles." Daly said after Sunday, the VFW will move their meetings to the Fourty and Eight.

Timberland Bank Selected as April Business of the Month

Timberland Bank was selected as the April Business of the Month by the Grays Harbor Chamber of Commerce. 

Timberland Bank has been serving Grays Harbor for 93 years.  Mike Sand, Presidents says "The Grays Harbor Chamber of Commerce is an essential hub that connects individuals, families and businesses to information, education and events that make Grays Harbor a great place to live, work and play.Read More

In the past year, Timberland Bank has supported through time and dollars United way, Local schools, Union Gospel Mission, Food Ball, Youth Sports, YMCA of Grays Harbor, Food & Clothing Banks, Relay for Life, American Cancer Society, Washington Business Week, Habitat for Humanity of Grays Harbor, All local food Banks - annually, Neighbor Works, miss Grays Harbor, GH Community Hospital, 7th Street Theater and All Fire Departments.

The Grays Harbor Chamber Business of the Month is based on excellence in: Image of the business in the community; employee relations; community service; Chamber support and Chamber service. Only 12 awards are handed out each year, chosen from over 600 businesses.