Saturday, April 29, 2017

SEL's Donation to Whitman County Library helps fund Colfax's new Community Enrichment Center!

Sara Olsen and McKenzie Brumet of Schweitzer Engineering (right) present an  $8000
donation to Whitman County Library Director Kristie Kirkpatrick and Catalina Flores, 
Branch Services Coordinator benefiting the Center at Colfax Library.
Thanks to a donation of $8000 from Schweitzer Engineering, The Bettie Steiger Community Enrichment Center at Colfax Library is one step closer to reaching its fundraising goal for adding restrooms and completing a technology lab. Currently $21,500 has been raised toward this $60,000 phase of the project. To date, $280,000 in renovations at the Center have finished the two main community rooms, infrastructure and a connecting vestibule to the library. The Hamilton Drug building was donated to the library district in 2009 and all renovations have been funded by grants and donations for this well utilized community center. For more information about the Center, contact Kristie Kirkpatrick at 509-397-4366 or click here!

Yoga for a Cause May 2, 5:30 - 7 pm benefits the Center Restroom Project

If you want to help support the project or to improve your heath and fitness, Suzy McNeilly Yoga presents Yoga for a Cause Tuesday, May 2 from 5:30 to 7 pm - in lieu of class fees, all donations benefit the Center Restroom Project! Yoga for a Cause benefits local non-profit groups in Whitman County on the first Tuesday of every month from 5:30 - 7 p.m. in the Colfax Library. Ideal for both beginners and experienced yoga practitioners, the class will begin with a Vinyasa flow, take a quick break at 6:30, then move into the Restorative phase. Participants are welcome to stay for the entire class or use the break to come and go. 

For questions or for more information about Yoga for a Cause, contact 
Suzy McNeilly  at 509-397-4709 or Crystn Guenthner at 208-305-0057

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