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Sport management students to host drive-in movie for Pullman community

“Kicking & Screaming,” starring Will Ferrell, will be shown Nov. 6 outside of the Evangelical Free Church of the Palouse. Tickets cost $20 per car.

MATT HOLM, Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2020

A group of sport management students are hosting a drive-in movie as part of their capstone class. All proceeds will be donated to the Community Action Center’s food bank. “Having volunteered at the Community Action Center, I know a lot of the good that they do,” said Ryan Ngo, senior sport ...

Guide: Local resources change due to COVID-19

Women*s Center Director Amy Sharp said the center supports underrepresented voices and encourages students in their learning.

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

August 17, 2020

The availability of resources for students on and off-campus changed slightly due to COVID-19. These resources include academic counseling, food assistance and housing support. Office of the Dean of Students Jill Creighton, dean of students and associate vice president of Student Affairs, said the...

Application available for small businesses to receive aid amid COVID-19

Community Action Center Executive Director Jeff Guyett said CAC worked with the county to allocate $80,000 from the Community Development Block Grant for small businesses.

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

July 17, 2020

The Community Action Center is accepting applications for its second round of microenterprise grants. CAC Executive Director Jeff Guyett said the microenterprise grants come from the Community Development Block Grant. The state’s Department of Commerce funds CDBG, which totals to about $120,000.  ...

Free quarantine housing available to Pullman, Colfax residents with COVID-19

Jeff Guyett, Community Action Center executive director, said CAC received a $270,000 grant to help pay for motel rooms, which will be used by positive COVID-19 individuals who need to quarantine.

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

July 10, 2020

As students return this fall, a local nonprofit is working to address the need for quarantine facilities that use funding from the state. Jeff Guyett, Community Action Center executive director, said the state’s Department of Commerce awarded the CAC with a $270,000 grant in March. The purpos...

Community food bank offers free masks to residents

The Community Action Center is giving residents free cloth masks. Masks are required to be worn while in public, according to a statewide order.

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen reporter

July 8, 2020

The Community Action Center will be distributing 12,000 free cloth masks to the community. CAC is located at 350 Fairmount Drive and distribution will occur from now until masks run out. Individuals can visit the CAC’s lobby to get masks, according to the CAC’s press release. There will be a maxi...

Small business grant to fund multiple businesses

Jeff Guyett, Community Action Center executive director, said small business owners can apply for Whitman County and Community Action Center's Community Development Block Grant until June 4.

ANDREA GONZALEZ, Evergreen reporter

June 3, 2020

The deadline for the Whitman County and Community Action Center's Community Development Block Grant has been extended to June 4.  Jeff Guyett, Community Action Center executive director, said the grant is federally funded by the Washington State Department of Commerce.  Of the money that wa...

Food bank changes distribution methods

Jeff Guyett, Community Action Center executive director, said CAC will remain open during regular business hours.

JARED BRADLEY, Evergreen reporter

March 18, 2020

Pullman’s Community Action Center (CAC) is staying open to the public, but staff is taking extra precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.  The Community Food Bank is shifting its curbside pickup hours to Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m, according to a press release from CAC Executive Di...

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