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...
ABOUT CHINOOK    By Nancy Lloyd

ABOUT CHINOOK By Nancy Lloyd

The village of Chinook, WA, on the north shore of the Columbia River at its mouth, grew up around the wealth of salmon that once swarmed upriver.  Since the days before written memory, the first peoples of the region–the Chinook Indian Nation–have lived...
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...