Start Your New Year with the Garden Club

The Port Ludlow Garden Club is returning in the new year with its first speaker, Master Gardener Lys Burden, who has directed a Growing Groceries class for over five years. It is a five-week class offered twice yearly through WSU Extension. The spring class includes topics about soil management, seed starting, composting, cultivation practices, pest management, and more.

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Connections and Kindness

from Compass & Clock

Compass & Clock can connect you with resources that help navigate aging in place, physical and financial health, housing options, legal issues, family support, and leisure pursuits — with free tools like these:

  • Compass & Clock Magazine is offered online bi-annually as an eBook. (In addition, all articles through 2021 are recorded for listening at any time.) compass-clock-ebook
  • Compass & Clock eNewsletter contains monthly news and updates delivered to subscribers’ inboxes the first Monday of each month. Subscribe here.

But in addition to providing useful information, Compass & Clock also helps you connect with your neighbors, so you can make a positive difference in someone’s life today.

Christmas Cards for Seniors is a good example of neighbor-to-neighbor outreach facilitated by Compass & Clock. It’s intended to make sure residents of assisted-living communities are not forgotten when it comes to holiday greetings.

So, while you’re addressing your Christmas cards this year, consider including a card or two for those in a care facility. You don’t need specific names or addresses; this thoughtful program makes it easy. For details, see christmas-cards-for-senior-2021

A Return to Camp — CBNW

by Raina Baker, CBNW Executive Director

Camp Beausite Northwest (CBNW), a residential camp program and retreat center for people of all ages with special needs, has finally been able to reopen their doors to provide camp and respite services again. Like so many businesses and nonprofits, CBNW was hit hard by the pandemic and by a state mandate that didn’t allow for many resident camp programs to operate.

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Update from the Manger — North Bay

by Brian Belmont, General Manager

Brian BelmontLMC will be holding its 2022 Budget Ratification Members’ Meeting in the Bay View room of the Beach Club on December 16. Budget and voting material will be mailed to all LMC members by December 1. After receiving the Budget packet, members may contact me at the Beach Club if you have budget or voting related questions, and I will be happy to answer them.

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New North Bay Editor

Introducing Gene Carmody who is the new North Bay editor for the Port Ludlow Voice. If you have an event or any happening that you would like to have appear in the Beach Club/North Bay news section of the Voice, please send to Gene at northbayeditor|||plvoice|||org|||Voice — North Bay. Welcome, Gene!