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SAMARITAN CLINIC ON PIONEER OPENS RESPIRATORY VIRUS EVALUATION CENTER TO ASSIST WITH COVID-19

SAMARITAN CLINIC ON PIONEER OPENS RESPIRATORY VIRUS EVALUATION CENTER TO ASSIST WITH COVID-19

Patients are encouraged to call the 24-hour nurse (509-764-3331) hotline prior to visiting

Samaritan Healthcare announced the opening of the Samaritan Respiratory Virus Evaluation Center (RVEC Clinic), located at the west entrance of Samaritan Clinic on Pioneer. The RVEC Clinic intends to help medically screen any patients currently experiencing respiratory illness symptoms, including cough, fever, and difficulty breathing, and for patients who have concerns that they may have been exposed to someone with COVID-19. More...

Health Matters Published Mar 25, 2020
The melodic weaving of a true song

The melodic weaving of a true song

The astonishing story of Rena Schlener Large ~ by Melea Johnson

Life in the Amazon Jungle

For Rena, life as a young child growing up in the Amazon Rainforest , is a good memory and the training ground for an astounding gifted talent. The vast world of forest and rivers, with a diversity of cultures derived from indigenous Indians, descended from original tribes and settlers who arrived since the first explorers stumbled upon the seemingly endless wilderness paints a picture of the South American Amazon Jungle. More...

Health Matters For Goodness Sake V Gallery Published Mar 18, 2020
Modified hazardous materials suits may look startling?

Modified hazardous materials suits may look startling?

The City Of Moses Lake Fire Department is operating under the Emergency Continuity of Operations Plan

The City Of Moses Lake Fire Department is operating under the Emergency Continuity of Operations Plan. We want our citizens to know that in an effort to keep our responders healthy and able to respond to your emergencies, we will be responding to all medical calls in a modified hazardous materials suit. More...

Health Matters Published Mar 17, 2020
GOOD VIBES NUTRITION
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GOOD VIBES NUTRITION

By Melea Johnson

Sometimes you are simply drawn to people who clearly exude enthusiasm for what they do. At 112 E Third Ave downtown Moses Lake I met business owner, Marisol Alcaraz, for just that reason. More...

Health Matters Published Feb 20, 2020
Learn to recognize if someone is having a mental health crisis and how to help
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Learn to recognize if someone is having a mental health crisis and how to help

Mental Health First Aid training offered at BBCC

Members of the community are invited to take a new mental health training course being offered at Big Bend Community College this quarter. Mental Health First Aid is a skills-based training that teaches participants about mental health and substance use issues. More...

Health Matters Published Jan 10, 2020
Toss out the D word

Toss out the D word

by Jan Thacker

I'd say the biggest problem I have right now is my rear end. And my belly. More...

Health Matters For Goodness Sake Published Jan 7, 2020
No fluff here. Just results.
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No fluff here. Just results.

Kris’ Skincare Studio NOW OPEN in Moses Lake!

VENUE Magazine had the opportunity to meet Kris Fisk, and we are impressed.

The Studio

In 2013, Kris opened her skin care studio in Royal City. More...

Health Matters Published Jan 7, 2020
Is CBD for Me?

Is CBD for Me?

Danette Preston with Settlers Natural Market in Moses Lake helps to answer the question

Unless you have been living in a cave, you have no doubt heard a lot of buzz about CBD lately. From capsules and tinctures to beverages and burgers, CBD is everywhere and for good reason! CBD (Cannabidiol) is only one of over 100 compounds extracted from industrial (agricultural) Hemp. More...

Health Matters Published Dec 16, 2019
Big Bend Community College ASB support New Hope Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services

Big Bend Community College ASB support New Hope Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Services

Donating 100 emergency hygiene support kits to be handed out as needed

Big Bend Community College Associated Student Body (ASB) officers recently assembled and delivered 100 emergency hygiene support kits to New Hope Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault services. Each emergency hygiene kit contains deodorant, a washcloth, body soap, shampoo and conditioner, a toothbrush and toothpaste, hair ties, a hairbrush, socks, and lotion. More...

Health Matters For Goodness Sake Published Dec 12, 2019
BBCC Nursing Program graduates

BBCC nursing graduates pass the licensure exam

Another reason to CELEBRATE!

Big Bend Community College 2019 nursing program graduates were just given another cause for celebration. Since receiving their degrees last month, all 18 graduates have taken the NCLEX-RN licensure exam and passed on their first attempt. More...

Health Matters Published Aug 10, 2019
COUNTRY SWEETHEARTS Benefit Dinner, Dance & Auction - February 02, 2019
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COUNTRY SWEETHEARTS Benefit Dinner, Dance & Auction - February 02, 2019

Join in for our casual cowboy themed rootin' tootin' heck of a good time!​

The dress is cowboy comfy so feel free to wear your boots, hats & jeans.. More...

Health Matters For Goodness Sake Published Jan 10, 2019
Let's talk Plant-Based Eating

Let's talk Plant-Based Eating

What is the hype and should I care?

You may have heard the buzz about a ‘Plant-Based Diet’ or Plant-Based Eating. Have you wondered what all the hype is, and if you should care? Whether you are completely content with your current diet or have a real desire to eat healthier food, Plant-based eating is worthy of your consideration. More...

Health Matters Food & Drink Published Dec 22, 2018
Rob Johnson studies the water for his swim
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Swim Across America

The Moses Lake Swim in 2013 revisited. For a purpose.

In 2013, Moses Lake hosted a swim event in coordination with the Seattle SAA to raise funds for cancer research. swim. More...

Health Matters For Goodness Sake Rise & Shine Published Sep 1, 2018
Tough Enough to Wear Pink
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Tough Enough to Wear Pink

Columbia Basin Rodeo Association partners up with Columbia Basin Cancer Foundation

Thursday night’s rodeo is dedicated to “Tough Enough to Wear Pink”, a program about increasing awareness of breast cancer. Most PRCA rodeos including the National Finals in Las Vegas dedicate one night to this cause. More...

Health Matters Travel & Leisure Published Aug 16, 2018
There is a voice that doesn't use words

There is a voice that doesn't use words

LISTEN

. More...

Health Matters For Goodness Sake Published Jun 29, 2018
SUMMER FOOD PROGRAM FOR HUNGRY CHILDREN
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SUMMER FOOD PROGRAM FOR HUNGRY CHILDREN

During summer vacation, kids age 2 - 18 are welcome to enjoy a nutritious meal.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Columbia Basin welcome children age 2 thru 18 years of age to enjoy a FREE lunch. There are NO forms to fill out, just show up and you will be served by caring people in your community. More...

Health Matters For Goodness Sake Food & Drink Published Jun 28, 2018
Spring into Summer at the Soroptimist Dinner Party
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Spring into Summer at the Soroptimist Dinner Party

Dine, Give, Dance

The Spring into Summer – Soroptimist Dinner Party is the annual fundraiser for Soroptimist Moses Lake. Introduced to the community in 2014, the fundraiser has provided funding for Moses Lake Soroptimist to serve the local community, including 500 care packs & 1000+ hygiene kits to local K-5 children through the Care4Kids program, $32k in College Scholarships to local students, $22k in Live Your Dream – Education & Training Awards for local Women, support to 80+ girls in the Dream It, Be It: Career Support for Girls program, and continued support and awareness by the Domestic Violence program. More...

Health Matters For Goodness Sake Published May 31, 2018
Be the best version of yourself.
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An interveiw with Cynthia Dano, Certified Life Coach and Radical Remission Instructor

Take one step at a time

VENUE Magazine had the pleasure of visiting with Cynthia Dano to learn about how she is helping others and why?
We invite you to follow along through our question/answer session. If you relate please feel free to contact Cynthia. More...

Health Matters Published Apr 23, 2018
Earth Day is EVERY DAY

Earth Day is EVERY DAY

It's our home. Let's keep it clean!

SUNDAY, APRIL 22 .. More...

Health Matters For Goodness Sake Published Mar 14, 2018
What are my career options?
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What are my career options?

BBCC connects job seekers and students with employers and career programs

The 25th Annual Big Bend Community College Job & Career Fair took place, March 1, on the college campus. By afternoon, more than 1500 job seekers and students were served by putting them in touch with the more than 80 employers and career programs that registered to attend. More...

Health Matters For Goodness Sake Published Mar 2, 2018
Settler's Country Market

Settler's Country Market

In the heart of downtown Moses Lake

Settler’s Country Market originally opened in Ephrata, Washington in 2002- Quite by accident! Dock Womack, the owner, had purchased the building on Basin Street with the intention of using his 30+ years of horticulture experience to put in a retail plant nursery. The building was in terrible shape. More...

Health Matters Published Feb 5, 2018
Seasons of Life

Seasons of Life

I have lived in the Northwest most of my life and the rhythms of change from spring, to summer, to fall and then winter comes as expected. Each season moves to the next and as we enjoy one season, we still have part of us that is looking forward to the next. More...

Health Matters Published Feb 5, 2018
100 Percent Pass Rate for Big Bend Community College Nursing Grads

100 Percent Pass Rate for Big Bend Community College Nursing Grads

Big Bend 2017 nursing program graduates pose for a photo before their official pinning ceremony on June 17. All 17 of the graduates passed the NCLEX-RN licensure exam on their first attempt. More...

Health Matters For Goodness Sake Published Aug 26, 2017
Running in circles

Running in circles

By Melea Johnson

As long as I can remember I have run at life as fast as I can, taking on projects, never saying no to a new idea, bubbling over with enthusiastic fervor for new adventure, and always being ready. However, keeping up this internal tempo caught up with me. More...

Health Matters Published Feb 3, 2017
Instructions for Photos with KJ
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Instructions for Photos with KJ

Later today we will be posting the link for you to receive your photos! YAY! We are so excited for you to get them. So that you're prepared to work the site we have a couple of screenshots for you to take a peek at. More...

Health Matters Published May 6, 2016
Seahawks Fever
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Seahawks Fever

Many of you came to support the Moses Lake Medical Team in their fundraiser endeavors starring KJ Wright, of the Seattle Seahawks. Venue Magazine would like to thank all of you that came and showed your support. More...

Health Matters Published May 3, 2016
Meet Seahawks Player in Moses Lake
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Meet Seahawks Player in Moses Lake

Moses Lake Medical Team has a very exciting announcement! On Saturday, April 30, from 10am until noon, Seattle Seahawks, Defensive End KJ Wright will be in Moses Lake to do autographs and have pictures taken. If you want a photo with this incredible ‘Hawks player, and his autograph, you definitely won't want to miss this event! The event will be held at Team Up Real Estate (former Dollar Up Store) at 221 S. More...

Health Matters Published Apr 25, 2016
Big Bend 2018 nursing program graduates pose for a photo before their official pinning ceremony on June 16. All 16 of the graduates passed the NCLEX-RN licensure exam on their first attempt.

BBCC Nursing Program & graduates shining; all 16 pass licensure exam

CONGRATULATIONS!

The Big Bend Community College Nursing program and its 16 recent graduates are all smiles this week after receiving news that the entire graduating class passed their NCLEX-RN licensure exam on their first attempts.

The program has personified success for the last 11 years and the 100-percent pass rate has become the norm for BBCC Nursing Students, a testament to the quality of instructors associated with the program. More...

Health Matters Published Jul 20, 2015