The Raging River Riders Horse Club, here lining up for a Fourth of July parade, will have a booth at the Community Info Day Saturday at Fall City Library.                                Williams Shaw/File Photo

The Raging River Riders Horse Club, here lining up for a Fourth of July parade, will have a booth at the Community Info Day Saturday at Fall City Library. Williams Shaw/File Photo

Fall City Community Association to host community info day at Fall City Library

How can a small unincorporated community help its residents get informed about events and organizations available to them? Send them to the library, naturally.

This Saturday, March 11, the Fall City Library will host an unusual event, an informal community information day organized by the Fall City Community Association. The free event runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

“This is a casual event designed to help people learn about local services and special interest organizations, many of which are free or low cost,” said Ashley Glennon, president of the FCCA, “and to meet your neighbors who share similar interests.”

The event was developed from FCCA discussions with, and a recommendation from the non-profit Leadership Eastside, whose mission is to equip, inform and connect local residents so they can become more engaged community leaders, Glennon said.

“They surveyed residents of Fall City and discovered that most folks were not aware of the variety of services available to them,” he explained. “We started putting together a plan of how we could improve our overall outreach and the idea of a community information event came to life.”

The association recruited local and county organizations to participate in the event, which is now booked up, with spillover. The entire library, not just the large back room, will be used for this event, Glennon said.

“We have never tried such an event at the library before but the library deserved kudos for volunteering to host as they are becoming an increasingly valuable community asset,” he added.

A partial list of exhibitors includes:

King County Councilmember Kathy Lambert’s Office,

King County Community Services Area,

Sno-Valley Senior Center,

Congregations for the Homeless/Snoqualmie Valley Shelter,

Fall City Arts,

Fall City Community Association,

Fall City Fire District (King Co. District 27),

Fall City Food Pantry,

Fall City Historical Society,

Fall City Learning Garden and P-Patch,

Fall City Metro Park District,

Fall City United Methodist,

Falls Little League,

King County Sheriff’s office,

MOMS/Encompass,

Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust,

Raging River Conservation Group,

Raging River Riders,

Snoqualmie Valley Alliance,

Snoqualmie Valley Transportation,

The Masons,

United Methodist Women, and

Valley Christian Assembly.

Not all of the exhibitors are from Fall City and not all the guests are expected to be, either. Anyone can attend, whether or not they live in Fall City, and the family-friendly event is for all ages.

“Fun and games are encouraged at every community booth,” Glennon said.

Exhibitors will be able to provide information, but no sales will be allowed during the event.

Service organization and clubs interested in becoming exhibitors can check on the availabilty of space at the event by contacting Glennon at glennon@gmail.com or Michele Drovdahl at michdrov@kcls.org.

Interested participants can simply stop by the library during the event and learn more.

As the event FAQ says, “You may be surprised at how many special programs, information resources and unique opportunities are available to you.”


In consideration of how we voice our opinions in the modern world, we’ve closed comments on our websites. We value the opinions of our readers and we encourage you to keep the conversation going.

Please feel free to share your story tips by emailing editor@valleyrecord.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.valleyrecord.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) We reserve the right to edit letters, but if you keep yours to 300 words or less, we won’t ask you to shorten it.

More in News

Screenshot
Issaquah and Bellevue police chase ends with stolen car in river

The two suspects have been arrested and are awaiting charges with King County.

Rob Wotton. Courtesy photo.
Rob Wotton named new member of Snoqualmie Council

The Snoqualmie City Council unanimously appointed Rob Wotton as its newest council… Continue reading

During a news conference Thursday, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee explains the deployment of the National Guard to hospitals to assist with the coronavirus surge. (TVW) 20220113
Surgeries paused, National Guard deployed to assist hospitals

King County health officials say 1 in 7 ICU and acute-care hospital beds are occupied by a COVID patient.

Screenshot from City of Kent Facebook Page
Trash piles up in King County neighborhoods after agency postpones service for weeks

Collection company initially cited weather as the reason, but now a strike interferes.

Screenshot from King County Council meeting
King County Council approves new leadership, committee structure and assignments

The leadership positions and committee assignments will last through 2022.

Authorities search for 6-year-old boy and woman along the Snoqualmie River near Fall City. Photo courtesy of Eastside Fire & Rescue.
Body of 6-year-old recovered from Snoqualmie River

Authorities have recovered the body of a 6 year-old boy from the… Continue reading

Crop
WSDOT finalizing study on SR 202 improvements near Fall City

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is finalizing two studies of… Continue reading

File photo
Widespread burnout among healthcare workers prompts change at hospitals

Healthcare workers unions are supporting HB 1868 and companion bill SB 5715.

Most Read