You could say I was an activist. In the big city where I lived for more than 60 years, I knew most elected officials. I served on nonprofit boards and was involved in issues of education, poverty, equal opportunity and more. With retirement and a move to Port Townsend, I was seeking a life less [...]
Congratulations to Port Townsend Marine Science Center who has been awarded a $4000 grant from Jefferson County Community Foundation's Fund for Women and Girls. Their project, the TEENS Project (Teens Envisioning & Engineering New Solutions) seeks to prepare and empower young women to be the next generation of change-makers. This 5-day pilot program will invite [...]
The Jefferson County Community Foundation (JCCF) is hosting Giving Circles as a way to encourage engaged philanthropy in Jefferson County and widen the number of active donors to worthy causes. The Community Foundation is a nonprofit public charity established for the express purpose of providing services to donors and to people who have resources to [...]
The 14-year-old boy has been diagnosed with Fragile X Syndrome, the most widespread single-gene cause of autism and intellectual disabilities in males. He exhibits physical anomalies of the disease, such as an elongated face and large, protruding ears.
Over the past few weekends, the Wooden Boat Festival, Port Townsend Film Festival, and Centrum programs engaged and entertained thousands of participants, attesting to the artistic and cultural vitality of our community.