FIRST BUSINESSES: The Washington CASH micro enterprise program in Kitsap County to host orientation for business start-up training; Wed., Jan. 7, 6-7:30 p.m.; Kitsap Community Resource Center, 1201 Park Ave., Bremerton; first class in eight-week program starts Jan. 14. Info or to register: visit or call (360) 698-4088.

NEW START: The Olympic College Women’s Programs and College Success and the Washington State Displaced Homemaker Program is sponsoring a free one-day workshop for people in transition; Thurs., Jan. 8, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; Bremer Student Center’s North & South conference rooms at Olympic College Bremerton. Pre-registration required by Jan. 6: (360) 475-7530.


NAVY LEAGUE: Bremerton-Olympic Peninsula Navy League to feature guest speaker Kaj Ahlburg who watched the 9/11 attacks from his office window in Manhattan and will discuss “Al Qaeda and Islamic Terrorism;” Tues., Jan. 13, 11:30 a.m.; Bangor Plaza, Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor; $15; public invited. RSVP: (360) 782-5500 by Jan. 6.

UNITL THERE’S A CURE: A breast cancer support group meets at 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of every month on the second floor of the Oncology Room at Harrison Medical Center Bremerton. Info:, or (360) 792-6880.

NOSTALGIA: The West Sound Military Vehicle Preservation Club meets the first Wednesday of every month at the Bremerton Airport Diner to discuss fixing and restoration of all military vehicles; vehicle ownership is not a requirement. Info: Mike Denall at (360) 692-9932 or (360) 536-5714.

DEMENTIA SUPPORT: An Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support group for care partners, family members and friends of individuals with dementia meets from 5:30 to 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of every month at Canterbury Manor, 703 Callahan Drive, Bremerton. Info: Cynthia Lee at (360) 286-3542 or (360) 830-0316.

LYME DISEASE SUPPORT: A support group for people with Lyme disease meets from 3 to 5 p.m. the first Saturday of every month on Bainbridge Island. Contact for meeting location and info: Barb at (206) 842-5491.

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