October 18, 2023
This Issues Topics:
2023 • Arttrails • Bearcate's Come Home in October • Best LIfe Massage • Blue Skies Drones • Book ‘N’ Brush • Centralia • Centralia Outlets • College's CDL program • Evergreen Playhouse • Evexia IV • Experience Chehalis • October • Paula Burrows Team • Rainier Eye • United Methodists

ARTrails Thanks Our Community

ARTrail Artists are filled with gratitude for our local community and our Sponsors, Patrons, Friends and Advertisers after this successful year. We could not have done this without you.

We had fantastic attendance at our Studios this year as our visitors watched art being made and bought lots of ART! We were especially pleased to see so many visitors from outside of Lewis County.

Lewis County and the Cities of Centralia and Chehalis have generously supported the vision and activities of ARTrails over the last 21 years. We thank them, as well as other communities over Lewis County, for their support of the arts. We look forward to our continuing and evolving relationships.

We also thank the many volunteers and businesses who have contributed to our annual events and our success over the past years. Their ongoing support has been a major factor in our success.

Additional information is available at our website: ARTrailsofSWW.org

Bearcat’s Come Home in October

The Chehalis School District invites Bearcat alumni of all years to come on home for this year’s Homecoming football game at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 13 at Bearcat Stadium. Help us cheer on the Bearcats as they battle the Prairie High School Falcons. While you’re at Bearcat Stadium, make sure to stop by the Bearcat Connect alumni tent and enjoy some free treats and sign up for a chance to win prizes. If you haven’t yet, please join the Bearcat Connect alumni network at bearcatconnect.com where you can reconnect with old classmates, meet Bearcats of every generation, be in the know about alumni events, and even sign up to be a mentor to the next generation of Bearcats.

Blue Skies Drones

Yeah, we have a drone for that!
Whether you need to take some real estate photos or crank it up to some fabulous action videos, we have the best to offer. From DJI and Autel Robotics Drones to higher-end drones for getting the best data possible. Visit or call us to find out what drone and sensors will meet your needs.

A Reminder: Starting September 16, 2023, Remote ID is in effect. FAA Regulations require you to fly with Remote ID broadcasting on almost any drone. Find out more here: https://support.blueskiesdronerental.com/portal/en/kb/articles/part-107-faa-resources

Best Life Massage

As the leaves begin to change color and the air turns crisp, autumn presents a perfect opportunity to make positive changes in your life. This season, often associated with transformation, can serve as a powerful metaphor for personal growth and development.

Autumn is a time of transition, a period between the warmth of summer and the chill of winter. It’s a reminder that change is a natural part of life. Just as the trees shed their leaves to prepare for new growth, we too can let go of old habits, thoughts, and behaviors that no longer serve us, making room for new, healthier ones.

If Autumn inspires you to prioritize your physical and mental health, massage is a fantastic way to do that. I’m Leah, owner and Licensed Massage Therapist at Best Life Massage at 1611 N National in Chehalis. I would love to help you on your journey to better health.

I have openings available as soon as next week. Please look for me on Google or Facebook or call me at 360-506-7185 to book your appointment.

I’m going to embrace the spirit of autumn and use it as a catalyst for positive transformation. What changes do you want to make? What do you want to achieve?

Book ‘n’ Brush

Art Class opportunities and time to Pre-order Holiday Chehalis Mints orders

Current art classes include Drawing with instructor Ian Ricker and Oil & Acrylic with Thelma Hauge. Sign-ups are being taken for future Calligraphy classes with Kristen Doty and future Watercolor classes with Jesse Ericksen.

Chehalis Mints: We are taking Holiday (Thanksgiving & Christmas) Pre-orders for Chehalis Mints. The cut-off Date is October 15. Pre-orders are a really good idea since the demand for Chehalis Mints increases as the Holidays approach, but the supply goes quickly if people haven’t planned ahead.

How to register for classes or order Chehalis Mints:

Email [email protected] – In the Subject line, put the “Art Class you are interested in” or “Chehalis Mints – Pre-Order”. Very important you provide your phone # and name. If you have questions – please tell us that in your email. – Thank you for showing interest in what we are trying to provide. Any and all feedback or suggestions are welcomed. – David Hartz – W: 360-748-6221

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Experience Chehalis Offers Small-Event Micro Grant

Experience Chehalis has announced a new grant program to provide matching funds to downtown business owners who host an event at their business within downtown Chehalis. Experience Chehalis works to support and foster the health and viability of our business community, and the Small Event Micro-Grant aims to encourage businesses to initiate events to increase commerce and visitors to downtown Chehalis.

The grant provides a 75 percent match, up to $500 per business for approved costs including supplies and marketing/promotion, excluding alcohol. Applications will be accepted for as long as funding is available through December 31, 2023. Grant awards will be first-come, first-served, and based on available funding. Applications will be reviewed and awarded by Experience Chehalis, and applications are being accepted now.

The grant program follows the similar application process of Experience Chehalis’s other grant programs, which have seen great success with over 50 awards to date. “Activities and events play a large role in creating a fun and vital downtown experience. This grant will be a new opportunity for us to provide support to our downtown businesses,” said Annalee Tobey, executive director.

Complete program requirements, guidelines, and the application are available on the Experience Chehalis website at experiencechehalis.com/small-event-micro-grant. Please direct questions to Experience Chehalis at [email protected].

Evexia IV Nutrition and Wellness Open House

This is a night you won’t want to miss! On Thursday, October 12th from 5 pm to 7 pm, we are having our much-anticipated Open House. Come party with us and enjoy drawings, deals, and hors d’oeuvres. We will offer special event-only deals, raffle prizes, and giveaways. For our current clients, bring a friend, and you will get an extra entry to win a complimentary microneedling face session ($250 value). The amazing Carly from Cartessa will be onsite to answer all your laser questions, and Sarah from Alastin Skin Care Line will also be onsite.

Shop the Centralia Outlets for Fall Savings!

The Centralia Outlets boasts a large number of exceptional and unique brand names that offer quality products directly to consumers at discounted savings.

Polo Ralph Lauren Clearance, one of two in the U.S., offers consumers 40% off the entire store on closeout and previous seasons’ home decor, apparel, footwear, and more.

Under Armour Clearance House is one of four in the U.S. The entire store is $50 and under, packed with performance apparel, footwear, and gear.

Bath & Body Works Outlet is the only one found in the Northwest. This brand is a great go-to for gifts and goodies at a discount, from fresh fragrances to soothing skincare, and candles.

Nike Clearance Store is the largest and one of two here in Washington state. Find Nike footwear, apparel, and accessories from this and previous seasons at the best prices for the entire family.

The Centralia Outlets now boast the largest, and first of its kind, Columbia Sportswear Clearance Store. Columbia has been a global leader in outdoor apparel, footwear, and equipment since 1938.

Jockey brings more clearance apparel directly to this location. Jockey carries a full range of products, from intimate apparel to active, lifestyle, and casual wear.

Visit www.centraliaoutlets.com for more information.

Rainier Eye Myopia Control:

What is it and how can it help your children and grandchildren?

Myopia is another name for nearsightedness. As nearsighted children grow, their eyes grow longer, and it is common for their glasses prescription to get worse year after year. Myopia Control is a treatment option that can slow or stop the progression of nearsightedness in children.

The doctors at Rainier Eye have over 24 years of cumulative experience at helping children through myopia control. Myopia control is not a cure, but by slowing its progression, we can keep children from developing debilitating high levels of myopia and associated sight-threatening problems later in life.

If your child wears glasses or contacts for nearsightedness and you want to know what options exist to help them, please call our office or go online to www.RainierEye.com to schedule an appointment with Dr. Angela Loeb or Dr. Mary Ferris. We want to help them see their best!

Evergreen Playhouse 64th season

The Evergreen Playhouse proudly opens our 64th season with MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS By Agatha Christie, Ken Ludwig Directed by Nathan Crummett October 13-29, 2023 Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks. The luxurious train is surprisingly full for the time of the year, but by the morning it is one passenger fewer. An American tycoon lies dead in his compartment, stabbed eight times, his door locked from the inside. Isolated and with a killer in their midst, the passengers rely on detective Hercule Poirot to identify the murderer – in case he or she decides to strike again.

Visit www.evergreenplayhouse.com for tickets and performance dates Adults $15.00/ Students & Seniors $12.00 Pay what you can performance October 19th

Upcoming United Methodist Events

Chehalis United Methodist is at it again. We have a Blood Drive coming up on Friday, September 29, 2023, at 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. This is our second for the year. Come give your blood to a great cause; it might be your neighbor or relative that is saved.

PAWchella 2023 is gearing up to be the best one yet. We have five (5) different rescues, including spiders, cats, alpacas, dogs, and reptiles. Come and see the vendors that are getting ready to be there just for you. We will be at the Veteran Memorial Museum on September 30th, 2023, at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. You just might find your new best friend.

Don’t forget November 3 and 4 at church located 16 S Market Blvd, Chehalis, WA, 98532, we will be hosting Mint City Market and The Best Bake Sale ever. Cinnamon Rolls, pies, crafts, Christmas shopping, need I say more.

As always, our doors are open every Sunday for church, and the office is open Tuesday – Thursday from 10–3. Come visit for a coffee, a chat during the week.

A Good Time to Purchase a Home!

The Paula Burrows Team brokered by eXp Realty is a full-service real estate team led by managing broker, Paula Burrows. Our team of expert agents is committed to your real estate goals, and we enjoy being a valuable part of our local communities!

Lewis County Residential Only Stats for August 2023:

  • Total Sold – 82 homes!
  • Average Sales Price – $437,984
  • Percent of List Price Received – 98.3%

The numbers above show that it is still a great time to buy and sell in our area!! Call (360) 520-4810 or visit www.pbthomes.com with any questions regarding these stats, real estate interest, and your home’s value! (All data from Northwest Multiple Listing Service)

A Good Time to Purchase a Home!

The Paula Burrows Team brokered by eXp Realty is a full-service real estate team led by managing broker, Paula Burrows. Our team of expert agents is committed to your real estate goals, and we enjoy being a valuable part of our local communities!

Lewis County Residential Only Stats for August 2023:

  • Total Sold – 82 homes!
  • Average Sales Price – $437,984
  • Percent of List Price Received – 98.3%

The numbers above show that it is still a great time to buy and sell in our area!! Call (360) 520-4810 or visit www.pbthomes.com with any questions regarding these stats, real estate interest, and your home’s value! (All data from Northwest Multiple Listing Service)

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