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Circle of Care is seeking to add to its caregiver referral list. Those interested in providing paid-in home care and have a certification as a Home Care Aide or Certified Nursing Assistant, please contact us so that we can refer clients in need.

At the moment, we are especially in need of male caregivers but are always seeking to enlarge our list of both male and female caregivers. Please call Circle of Care at 360/945-5070 and leave your name and phone number.

Point Roberts Dollars for Scholars (PRDFS) has launched their fundraising campaign for 2018 and is asking the community to help local students meet their educational goals.

Under the umbrella of the national organization Scholarship America, PRDFS provides scholarship assistance to students pursuing education beyond high school. “We share a passionate belief that education changes the lives of individuals and communities for the better,” said PRDFS treasurer Fern Peltier.

The funds raised will be awarded to local applicants in late spring 2018.

There are many ways to donate. Donations can be made at Umpqua Bank or mailed to DFS, Box 1354, Point Roberts WA. 98281. Amazon shoppers can donate to the cause through by going through and selecting Scholarship America Point Roberts to have 0.05 percent of all their purchases go to PRDFS. Online donations can also be made a

For more information visit the chapter’s website at or email

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