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Palouse Tables Project

Community Action Center Receives USDA Grant to Explore Hunger on the Palouse! Community Food at Community Action Center will be moving forward with an exciting new project! We received a $35,000 USDA Community Food Project Planning grant on November 1, to lead a collaborative food security assessment in Whitman and Latah Counties. The project, called the [...]

Palouse Tables Project 2017-11-12T19:47:40+00:00

Lentil Chili feeding Community!

Almost 900 pounds of Lentil Festival chili is ready to share with households in need in Pullman and Whitman County! Thanks go out to the generous work of the Pullman Chamber of Commerce Lentil Festival staff, Francis Benjamin, and the WSU Center for Civic Engagement! Ashley Vaughan, the WSU-CCE Palouse Fresh Food Project Coordinator, worked with [...]

Lentil Chili feeding Community! 2017-08-31T15:42:42+00:00

Chef Matt makes donation challenge to all!

At a recent Chef's Challenge get together, the 2017 Golden Spatula was awarded to Chef Matthew Lasof for winning the First Annual Chef's Challenge cooking event. Chef Matthew Lasof makes a $100 donation challenge! As he received the Golden Spatula, Chef Matt issued a challenge to those in attendance: he's donating $100 to [...]

Chef Matt makes donation challenge to all! 2017-07-27T10:48:31+00:00

Executive Chef Matthew Lasof accepts Golden Spatula

On March 26, Executive Chef Matthew Lasof won the First Annual Chef's Challenge, a fun cooking event that raised funds to complete the Community Kitchen here at Community Action Center. Lasof won the coveted "Golden Spatula," something we "cooked up" to present at the event. Chef Matthew Lasof shows his hardware to the group, [...]

Executive Chef Matthew Lasof accepts Golden Spatula 2017-07-21T13:18:53+00:00

Understanding Homelessness

Homelessness: The Voices of the Unheard Dates: Mondays: August 14, 21, 28  Place: Neill Public Library, Hecht Meeting Room  5:30 - 7:00 pm  What are the stories of our community's homeless? What do we know about homelessness? What actions can we take to support community members who may be experiencing homelessness? To explore these questions, Neill Public Library [...]

Understanding Homelessness 2017-07-21T12:18:26+00:00

Closed 3 & 4 July this year

Community Action Center will be closed to the public Monday and Tuesday, July 3 & 4! See you on July 5!

Closed 3 & 4 July this year 2017-07-07T14:22:41+00:00

Open House fun!

Thanks to community members, sponsors, and friends of the Community Kitchen for coming out to the ribbon-cutting and Open House on April 26... We especially want to thank the Bittinger family, Roy & Carole Johnson, and SEL Inc. for their generous support to launch this special place for the community! As was shared at the [...]

Open House fun! 2017-05-10T09:59:07+00:00

Pullman 2040 Task Forces Need YOU!

Pullman 2040 invites community members to get involved in the next step of the community vision-building process! After the data came in from the surveys & public forums, the following Taskforces and Collaboration Areas were identified as ways to move the visioning for Pullman forward. You are invited to select an area of interest and [...]

Pullman 2040 Task Forces Need YOU! 2017-04-27T13:19:31+00:00

Community Kitchen Open House April 26th!

The public is invited to an Open House at the new Community Kitchen here in the Community Action Center building! Supported by local individuals, businesses, and regional foundations, the Community Kitchen was built FOR the community, BY the community. Join us Wednesday, April 26, for appetizers, sweet treats and a no-host beer & wine bar [...]

Community Kitchen Open House April 26th! 2017-04-17T16:52:40+00:00

Thank You to Chef’s Challenge financial sponsors

A BIG thank you for First Annual Chef's Challenge success! Thanks to our event sponsors, Paradise Creek Brewery AmeriCorps Vista Washington State University WSU Center for Civic Engagement Gladish Community & Cultural Center Charlie's Produce We would also like to thank the Financial Sponsors (below) who helped us to exceed our $21,000 fundraising goal to complete the Community [...]

Thank You to Chef’s Challenge financial sponsors 2017-04-03T16:56:10+00:00