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(Ecumenical Christian Helping Hands Organization)

Volunteers helping Jefferson County residents
live independently

News - November 2012

ECHHO NEWSLETTER
November 2012

Linda Cooley Receives Bruce & Jeanette Travis Award

Linda Cooley with Award

On November 4th at Port Townsend’s First Presbyterian Church, ECHHO celebrated its 15th Anniversary. Attending the event were members of each of our supporting churches, volunteers, board members, office staff and others who have generously supported ECHHO over the years. ECHHO proudly presented the 1st Bruce & Jeannette Travis Award to Ms. Linda Cooley. Ms. Cooley has served ECHHO with complete devotion and commitment since 2006 as a volunteer, Board member and eventually as office manager. Her efforts have been instrumental in nurturing and inspiring the growth of ECHHO to its present record setting level of service to the community. Although Ms. Cooley will be relocating to the Seattle area soon and no longer directly involved with ECHHO’s day-today operations, her hard work for ECHHO’s success will never be forgotten and she will always hold a special place in our hearts.



ECHHO Thanks the Following Churches, Organizations and Individuals for Very Generous Financial Gifts.
Cornucopia First Presbyterian Church, Brinnon Community Church, Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Calvary Community Church, Jefferson General Hospital, Olympic Area Agency on Aging, Peninsula Cancer Center, Edith Grobe Foundation, SOS Printing, Seven Cedars Casino, Edensaw Community Cancer Foundation and the many volunteers and care receivers too numerous to mention. We wish you all a happy Thanksgiving!



AARP Driver Safety Refresher Course

DATE: JANUARY 17 & 18, 2013 (Thursday & Friday)
TIME: 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Tri-Area Community Center
TO REGISTER: Call “J.J.”at 360-732-4822
Free for veterans or spouses of veterans
$12 for AARP members
$14 for non-members
Participants may qualify for a discount on their car insurance.

OCTOBER 2012 SERVICE STATISTICS
PEOPLE SERVED
VOLUNTEER HOURS MEDICAL EQUIPMENT LOANED
TOTAL
Record Number
Rides to Medical Appointments Other Volunteer Services Volunteers Participating Miles Driven
137 423 258.5 164.5 38 5,037 156

To make a monetary donation, mail your check to
ECHHO, 1110 Jefferson Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368.
If you would like to donate medical equipment or volunteer, please call us
at (360) 379-3246 or email us: echhopt@qwestoffice.net.
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