Nonprofits to gather at Connectivity Fair

CHIMACUM — Local 20/20 will host its 2024 Jefferson County Connectivity Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

The free fair is in the gymnasium at Chimacum High School, 91 West Valley Road.

The Connectivity Fair brings more than 90 nonprofits into one place to allow community members to connect with them regarding issues related to housing, food, health, community and the environment.

The agencies are grouped by mission to offer attendees the ease of going to learn more about the specific issues.

There also will be tables staffed by elected officials and government staff, from the city, county and the public utility district in the commons to allow attendees to connect with public leaders.

Child care is available and food trucks will be on site. The doors will open at 9:30 a.m.

At 10 a.m., there will be an introduction and Chemakum Tribal Welcoming.

Presentations, which begin at 11:30 a.m., include:

• Ancient Interconnectedness — Contemporary Tribal Relations, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

• Envisioning our Housing Future, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

• Community Involvement through Philanthropy, from noon to 12:45 p.m.

• Celebrating “Women with Clipboards,” from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

• Youth Empowerment, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

• Strengthening our Local Food System from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

• Resilience through Emergency Preparedness, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

• Youth Mental Health through Art, from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The gym will remain open until 4 p.m.

For more information, call Judy Alexander at 360-385-5794 or 917-714-0447, email lightenup@olympus.net or visit https://l2020.org/connectivity-2024.

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