Look for more information about the 2024 Community Opportunity Fair this fall. To keep the event fresh and relevant to both new and longtime Port Ludlow residents, the Co-Chairs will host the fair every two years. We look forward to showcasing local talent and cuisine as you explore volunteer opportunities, non-profit organizations, and local service industries in Port Ludlow in the summer of 2024.
Meet Assistant Chief Pete Brummel of East Jefferson Fire Rescue.
Assistant Chief Brummel began his fire service career in 1990 as a volunteer firefighter with the City of Issaquah Fire Department. He lived next door to the fire station, got involved, and eventually was hired full-time in 1996. Originally from Connecticut, Chief Brummel attended Syracuse University where he received a degree in Advertising in 1987 and worked in New York City for several years.
On April 27, the Emergency Preparedness Committee (EPC) of the Ludlow Maintenance Commission (LMC), and the Port Ludlow Village Council (PLVC), sponsored an information-packed and enlightening program before a nearly full house at the Beach Club and online. Speakers from the JeffCo Department of Emergency Management (DEM), PUD, Public Works, OWSI, East Jefferson Fire Rescue, and PLVC’s block captain coordinator, addressed hypothetical but entirely plausible disaster scenarios.
June means the start of our Summer Reading Program at the Jefferson County Library District. Kids and adults can participate in reading challenges to earn rewards beginning June 1. Getting started is easy! Visit cleoreads.beanstack.com or download the Beanstack app to participate. There will be plenty of fun for everyone with programs, events, and activities to keep people of all ages busy throughout the season. Visit jclibrary.info for complete program details.
Turtles All the Way Down, a saying derived from mythological stories of creation, refers to the problem of infinite regress. Since 2017 it has been associated with John Green’s fifth novel titled Turtles All the Way Down. Like all his prior novels involving young adults coming of age, Turtles has garnered a huge following among readers and has been adapted into a film which is poised for release.
Please join us for the final First Wednesday luncheon of the season, to be held on Wednesday, June 7, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Bay Club. We will feature Quinault basket weaver, historian, and storyteller, Harvest Moon Howell, who will share with us stories passed down from her great-great-grandfather and Quinault tribal legends.
As I did the copy editing for this month’s magazine, I was struck
by the number or articles where community groups are asking
for volunteers. PLVC, SBCA, the Dove House annual golf
tournament, Trails, and of course the Voice, who is always asking