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Kitsap Jayhawkers to meet Jan. 4

The Kitsap Jayhawkers will meet Saturday, Jan. 4, at the Airport Diner on Highway 3 in Bremerton. The group will gather at 11: 30 a.m. The program will be White Elephant Bingo. Attendees should bring their “white elephants” for game prizes.

This a great opportunity for native Kansans to get together to talk about their memories of living in The Sunflower State.

New members are always welcome. Call Doris Rice at 360-792-9151 for more information.

Bloedel holiday village open through Jan. 5

Bloedel Reserve transforms its iconic Visitor’s Center into a winter Holiday Village, complete with electric trains and intricately designed, hand-crafted buildings.

With festive decorations and refreshments, spend a morning or afternoon taking in the sights of the village. And while you’re there, bundle up and stroll around the grounds.

With low-lighting and leafless trees, winter is a magical time to visit the gardens.

Where: The Bloedel Reserve, 7571 NE Dolphin Dr., Bainbridge Island.

The exhibit is located in the Reserve’s Visitor Center, the Bloedel’s estate home.

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Visitors can enjoy complimentary hot cocoa and cider while visiting the exhibit.

Cost: Included with admission to Bloedel Reserve. Adults (18-65): $13; Seniors  (over 65) and Military: $9; Age 13 and up: $5.  Children 12 and Under: free.

Alzheimer’s support group to meet

Caring for someone with memory loss? Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support groups provide a place for caregivers to learn and gain support from others caring for a person with memory loss.

Support groups serve as an opportunity for participants to receive information on care management, available services, and current research and treatment options.

A free support group for unpaid care partners, family members and friends of individuals with memory loss is held the 4th Wednesday of the month from 1- 2:30 p.m. at the Harrison Medical Center - Annex 750 Lebo Blvd. in Bremerton.  Contact Patti Denman at 206-402-9857 for more information.

Two brokers join Karin Kay properties

Karin Kay Properties has added two new employees, Alyssa Lawler and returning broker, Laurie Goffin.

Lawler is beginning her career in real estate and said she is applying her customer service experience to finding clients their “perfect home.”

She is a life resident of Kitsap County and wants to apply her knowledge of the area.

Goffin brings her years of experience in the real estate industry, back to Kay Properties.

Kay said area residents are welcome to meet Lawler and Goffin at 3594 NW Byron Street, Suite 105, Silverdale, or call the office at 360-479-7653.


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