2022 Annual Membership Report

2022 Annual Membership Report

Hello Friends, Our membership, and the wider community, have entrusted us with the responsibility of stewardship of the Historic Chinook School. We take this responsibility seriously. Friends of Chinook School (FOCS) are deeply grateful for the continued financial...
Meet the FOCS 2022 Board of Directors

Meet the FOCS 2022 Board of Directors

BOARD OFFICERS Karen (Miethe) Leu, President of the Board: Prior to her election to Board President in July of 2021, Karen chaired the FOCS Oktoberfest. Raised in Chinook, Karen holds the community well-being close to her heart. She is a retired project manager and...
ANNUAL MEETING 2022 FINANCIAL REPORT

ANNUAL MEETING 2022 FINANCIAL REPORT

Given we are an event center focused on in-person community gatherings and celebrations, Friends of Chinook School (FOCS) did not escape the impact of COVID-19. Restrictions on such gatherings due to the pandemic resulted in a revenue loss of roughly $50,000 over the...
2022 Oktoberfest at the Chinook Event Center

2022 Oktoberfest at the Chinook Event Center

Saturday, October 8, 2022 More Information Get Tickets Now! Friends of Chinook School 810 State Route 101. (PO Box 243)Chinook, Washington 98614Map OPEN Thursday - Sunday, 10 - 4 (360) 244-FOCS  [3627] Follow Us Follow Our Mission The MISSION of FOCS is to promote the...
It’s Membership Drive time!! 

It’s Membership Drive time!! 

Please sign up or renew your membership now!  You can use the online form and pay with PayPal or you can send us a check: FOCS, PO Box 243, Chinook, WA 98614 Your membership dollars are really needed, especially this year.  We count on our membership as well as...
St Paddy’s Dinner and Music Event

St Paddy’s Dinner and Music Event

St Paddy’s Dinner and Music Event – March 13, 2022 A long awaited in person event returned to the Chinook Event Center after a two-year hiatus.  The St Paddy’s dinner was of course corned beef and cabbage with potatoes, carrots, and onions served with Irish Soda...
From the Board – A Review of 2021

From the Board – A Review of 2021

FROM THE BOARD –   Review of 2021   Wow!  What a year we’ve had! Hello, my name is Karen Leu and I’m the new president.  Eileen Wirkkala was our president and she served FOCS unselfishly with all her heart and every speck of her energy for nearly 20 years. ...
YOUR FACILITIES ARE HERE FOR YOU TO USE

YOUR FACILITIES ARE HERE FOR YOU TO USE

…and they include a new and improved ball field! Kudos to Peninsula Youth Sports Association for their interest and time in upgrading the Chinook baseball field.  So far the infield has been defined and prepped in terms of cleared base paths surrounding a grass...
FOOD BANK NEWS  …and a Library Pop-Up!

FOOD BANK NEWS …and a Library Pop-Up!

What An Amazing Gift! FOCS food bank was the recipient of $30,000 from the Corder Foundation.  Chuck Mikola, a foundation board member, had a dream of asking the community to donate money which in turn would be doubled by the foundation.  That dream turned into a...