Senior Center Hosts Forum on Services for Veterans & Spouses

The Economic and Security committee at the Anacortes Senior Center is hosting a panel of speakers on veterans programs on ThursdayNovember 21 at 2:30.

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Randi Bowman a Veterans representative from Worksource, Vernon Hunter, a Veterans service case manager, Nathan Sutton from the HUD Vash program and or Bill Adamek, a local Veterans Employment representative will attend.

This meeting is being advertised for veterans, spouses, and interested individuals to learn of priority access to services to help find a job, launch a new career and to learn about the housing voucher program.

Island Hospital Update 8 Oct 19

Island Hospital offers free clinical breast exams

Clinical breast exams will be offered at a free screening on Tues., Oct. 29 from 8 a.m. to noon in the Merle Cancer Care Center at Island Hospital, Medical Arts Pavilion 1015 25th St., Anacortes.

This screening is provided by Sharon Brown, AGPCNP-BC of Fidalgo Medical Associates. Appointments are required, 360-299-4204

Anacortes Advisory Committee on Accessibility Issues

A note from Kirk Kennedy & Sylvia Cooper:

Exciting news for people with disabilities in Anacortes, their family & friends and those serving this community. 

Please consider attending this information meeting of Anacortes’ newly forming ACAC committee, whose mission is, “To improve the quality of life for residents and visitors with disabilities by eliminating or modifying barriers burdening them.”  To be effective, our ACAC needs input from people with a wide range of disabilities and those who support people with disabilities (spouses, caregivers, professionals, etc.).    Click here to visit ACAC webpage on City’s site.

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Health Council Meeting (19 Jul 17) – The Panhandling Issue

Notes from the presentation by Officer Karl Wolfswinkel:

 Points to ponder:

Aggressive Panhandling is illegal

Being a public nuisance is illegal (offensive materials, trash, etc.)

Panhandling within city limits is not illegal

Common Questions:
Who has the right to move someone along?

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