We’d like to start celebrating birthdays in the newsletter, but we don’t have many on file. If you could take a quick minute to let us know when you (and anyone in your household) has birthday, we will give you a shout out in the … read more.
As of 10/06/2021, Vashon Be Prepared is not recommending any inside meetings due to the uptick in cases on the island and the contagiousness of the Delta Variant.
Please give your friend a call and see if the technology aspect of Zoom has them buffaloed. If so, maybe you could call the person and see if they could be supported using a phone call as they click into the newsletter and use the … read more.
Covid brought so much to a halt. It put on the brakes and made us pause. We’ve had time to look around. To notice. And maybe that’s the most important thing we’ve learned about cultivating relationships, the central thing we need to remember when we … read more.
All are welcome to join. Committee leaders are encouraged to join this training and conversation.
When you register, please choose a time that is convenient for your schedule.
We will not all be attending during the same sessions.
In this 3- part … read more.
If you would like to stand with tribes, to call for restoring wild salmon and re-wilding the Lower Snake River, you can join up with the Backbone Campaign to do so.
Both the Affiliated Tribes of NW Indians (ATNI) and the National Congress of American Indians … read more.
We live in such a beautiful place, don’t we? Do have great photos you’ve taken? We’d love to see them. Let’s share!
We are starting a “Photos of the Week” section here on the newsletter later this month (and on the website/facebook, etc.) If you’d like … read more.
The VIUF Book Club for October will be held on October 31st after the church service on the Pulitzer prize winning book:
The Overstory by Richard Powers , W.W. Norton & Co, 2018.
This is a book about trees, but “it brings to life the greatest problems of our time—climate change … read more.
I want to thank each and everyone of you, along with your congregation, for all the support you have given the people of Vashon during this pandemic. Each of you, in different ways, have made a huge difference and contribution to helping us get through … read more.