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31 10, 2013

Len Leger, Don Mitchel, And Kathy Kapron

October 31st, 2013|Fund Raisers|0 Comments

Ode to Emil Fries

The Emil Fries Story

  • Born blind in 1901 in Brewster, WA
  • Learned to tune pianos at WashingtonStateSchool for Blind
  • Worked his way through University of Washington by tuning pianos ($4 each)
  • Married Nettie Fried, one of the people who read his textbooks to him
  • Upon UW graduation returned to WSSB to teach piano tuning.
  • In 1949, WSSB discontinued vocational programs, so Emil started a school.
  • In September 1949, the PianoHospital opened to teach blind and visually impaired students the skill of piano tuning and repairing. Ken Serviss, who eventually managed the school, was in the first class.
  • In 1965, Emil made the PianoHospital a non-profit […]
28 04, 2013

Health Benefits Of Strawberries

April 28th, 2013|Fund Raisers|0 Comments

Fresh Strawberry SaleEveryone knows that strawberries are delicious! However, did you know what a nutritional powerhouse they are? Here are eight reasons to include strawberries in your diet.

Diet: One cup of strawberries contains over 13% of the RDA of dietary ?ber, yet only 43 calories. Strawberries help keep digestion regular, lower blood pressure and curbs overeating.

Antioxidants: Strawberries contain a chemical compound called phenols. It is known that when phenol-rich foods are consumed, the body’s uric acid levels increase, which serves as an antioxidant agent.

Anti-In?ammatory: The phenols in strawberries also […]

22 04, 2013

Doug Smith From Three Together

April 22nd, 2013|Fund Raisers|0 Comments

8 11, 2012

Christmas Concert Performers

November 8th, 2012|Fund Raisers|0 Comments

Mark Hanson

Doug Smith

Three Together

2 08, 2012

It’s Frozen Berry Time

August 2nd, 2012|Fund Raisers|0 Comments

Frozen Marion BerriesAre you looking for local berries for:

  • Jam
  • Jelly
  • Pies
  • Smoothies
  • Wine
  • Just to Eat!

You have come to the right place!  Fort Vancouver Lions have local, flash frozen berries that are perfect your fruit project.

This year we have Frozen Strawberries, Blue Berries, Marion Berries, and Raspberries.

For more details see our Frozen Berry Order Page.