March 2, 2023
This Issues Topics:
Best LIfe Massage • Centralia Outlets • Dance Festival • Lewis County Adventist School • Lewis County Master Gardeners • Lewis County Seniors • Master Recycler Composters • The Paula Burrows Team

Best Life Massage

Spring is just around the corner and it always makes me happy to see everything coming back to life. Now is a great time to beat back those winter blues and do something that will make YOU feel alive! There is no better place to get a full body massage than at BEST LIFE MASSAGE located at 1611 N. National Ave. Suite 11 in Chehalis. I take the time to get to know you and understand your situation. I have designed my business to be intentionally inclusive so that ALL feel welcome. My rates are reasonable and I have openings available. For those who are 60 or older, I have a Silver Special of 1 hour for $65. Massages are available by appointment only so book a massage with me through Facebook or Massagebook.com or just give me a call at 360-506-7185. My name is Leah Vanasse, I am a Licensed Massage Therapist and I look forward to helping you feel energized and ready for anything.

Centralia Outlets Stylish Spring

Clean out your closet to make room for new Spring trends! From baggy jeans, and tailored blazers, to fun summer dresses reminiscent of the 80s (yes, 80s fashion is back in style), our outlets have it all. Whether you are updating your staple pieces or adding some new trendy pieces to your wardrobe the Centralia Outlets is the perfect place to start.

Shop new looks from Aéropostale, Lane Bryant, Polo Ralph Lauren, and Chico’s. Adorable, quality, and affordable children’s clothing can be found at The Children’s Place and Gap Factory. Accessorize your new looks with bling from Clair’s and Kay Jewelers and amazing body scents from Bath & Body Works.

Champion those weekends with Champion brand clothing from Hanes Brands and don’t forget that layer underneath your clothes, find underwear for the entire family there too!

Spending more time outside? Take advantage of great sales on new active gear and shoes at Under Armour, Nike, New Balance, Sketchers, and Eddie Bauer. 

Shop some of your favorite brands at a discount at the Centralia Outlets. To view a full list of stores, store sales, and store hours, please visit our website at www. centraliaoutlets.com or follow us on Facebook!

DANCE FESTIVAL NORTHWEST 2023

Hosted by Southwest Washington Dance Center

Chehalis, WA  |  Public Performance  | Saturday, March 18 7:00 pm

Corbet Theatre on the campus of Centralia College, Centralia, WA

The Southwest Washington Dance Center will host the 29th annual Dance Festival Northwest, on Saturday.

March 18 at 7:00 PM. Dance Festival Northwest brings dance companies from around the Pacific Northwest to the Centralia/Chehalis area. This year you will see very diverse forms of dance performed; from contemporary and classical ballet on pointe, modern/contemporary dance, jazz, ballroom and Hip Hop.

Visiting companies this year include:

Ballet Northwest from Olympia
Centralia Ballet Academy Company from Centralia
Evergreen City Ballet from Renton
Luminary Dance Academy from Longview
Maple Valley School of Ballet from Bothell
Olympic Ballroom Dance from Olympia
Studio West Dance Theatre from Olympia
And Host Company, Southwest Washington Dance Ensemble from Chehalis

Tickets are available at:
Online at: www.swwdance.org

In person at: Southwest Washington Dance Center @ 437 N. Market Blvd., Chehalis and at the door if available.

For more information call the Dance Center at 360-748-4789

Tickets: $20.00 Adults $15.00 Seniors (62+), Students, Military & Children
$15.00 Live Stream
Ticketing fee of $2.00 will be added

Lewis County Adventist School

Lewis County Adventist School (LCAS), located at 2102 S Scheuber Rd in Chehalis, is enrolling for the 2023 / 2024 school year. The school has been offering quality Christian education to the Lewis County community for over 100 years. LCAS offers preschool to 10th grade education. The school has certified teachers and is accredited. LCAS strives to both academically educate and spiritually nurture all its students. 

LCAS is proactive about offering needs-based solutions to assist with tuition for any family seeking Christian education at the school and will work with individual families to find the right solution.  

LCAS is currently running a weekly story time on its campus which is open to 3- to 5-year-old children and their families. The story time is held every Wednesday at 10 am and will run till March 15, 2023. Families from the community with children in this age group are welcome to attend this story time. 

If you want to attend the story hour at LCAS or are considering enrolling your student or would like to schedule a tour of the school, please contact the principal, Kelly Gennick, at 360-748-3213 or email her at [email protected]. Please also visit the school website www.LCAS.org for more information.

Lewis County Seniors

Lewis County Seniors is excited to announce their Night of Magic Gala for March 4th, 2023! They will be revealing their new name and logo, along with other new offerings. A limited number of tickets will be available, and you won’t want to miss out on this event!   

There will be dinner, a show by well-known magician Jeff Evans, a dessert dash, paddle raise, and a raffle highlighting businesses from around the region in support of our seniors. There will also be a virtual option that folks can attend from home as well.   

Doors open at 5 pm, and dinner festivities start at 6 pm. The LOFT is located at 547 NW Pacific Avenue in downtown Chehalis. All proceeds from this event will benefit the Lewis County Seniors 501(c)(3) organization. 

To purchase event tickets please visit https://lewiscountyseniors.org/nightofmagic/ 

Midway RV Park Convenience Store

Get fast service and a great price for metered propane at Midway RV Park Convenience Store.  We also have propane parts and supplies. Located at 3200 Galvin road Centralia, right next door to Judy’s Country Kitchen.

The Paula Burrows Team brokered by eXp Realty

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 are committed to your real estate goals and we enjoy being a valuable part of our local communities! 

Lewis County Residential Only Stats for January, 2023:

Total Sold – 54 homes!

Average Sales Price – $394,950.00

Percent of List Price Received – 95.3%

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 real estate and your home’s value!

WSU Lewis County Master Gardeners

Pre-Registration is required by 3pm on the Thursday before the workshop. 

Growing and Caring for Blueberries, March 11th, 10am, Providence Place Demonstration Garden, 350 SE Washington Ave., Chehalis

Learn about selection, care & hands on pruning of blueberries of the Pacific NW. 

Propagating with Seeds, March 18th, 10am, Fort Borst Park Kitchen #1, Centralia

Come join us for a discussion about which seeds are best for saving and the methods for saving them, including drying, storing, and planting.

Growing Tomatoes, March 25th, 10am, Salkum Demonstration Garden at the Salkum Timberland Library

Grow tomatoes with or without a greenhouse! In this class we will talk about how to grow tomatoes from seed to harvest covering topics such as choosing varieties, providing good growing conditions and keeping plants strong and productive. 

For more information, contact Jason Adams, Program Coordinator, WSU Lewis County Gardeners at 360-740-1216 or  [email protected] .

WSU Lewis County Master Recycler Composters Free Class on Green Cleaning

In partnership with Lewis County Solid Waste and the WA State Depart. Of Ecology, WSU Lewis County Master Recycler Composters increase public awareness of environmental and social issues such as soil and water pollution, natural resource conservation, and solid waste reduction, reuse, recycling and repurposing.

The community is invited to share in our current recycling and composting events such as: Floral Park Sustainability Project, SWWA Fair Upcycled Garden, Leaf Exchange, Christmas Tree Recycling, School Waste Audits & Other School Programs, Chehalis Farmers Market Kids Club, Repair Fair and Pallet Palouse. 

Do you want to save money and learn to use Green Cleaning techniques and products in your home? Then mark your calendar for March 1st at 5:30 pm at the Historic Lewis County Courthouse basement conference room for our first Green Spring-Cleaning Class. All classes are open to the public at no charge, but preregistration is required! To register for this class, contact Jason Adams, Program Coordinator, (360) 740-1216 or e-mail [email protected]. for any questions or on how to become a Master Recycler Composter volunteer!

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