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Artist: Delma Tayer-YSNN Founding Member
We are a local, volunteer-based, non-profit organization founded to empower members of our community to continue living in our homes, where we want to be as we age. Our mission is to provide services to promote the independence of older individuals in our community by creating a network with resources to keep us confident at home and connected to community.

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YSNN Zoom Talks Archive Videos:

YSNN Zoom Talk 12/2 -Celisa Hopkins, Cowiche Conservancy
Cowiche Canyon Conservancy "Love this Land” -Executive Director Celisa Hopkins will give an overview of the organization and their work,  talk about recent projects,  and discuss the  impacts of covid on on the Conservancy and how they are adapting.

YSNN Zoom Talk 11/18 David Lynx, Larson Gallery
David Lynx- The 65th Central Washington Artists’ Exhibition and Latest Update on the Larson Gallery.

YSSN Zoom Talk 11/4/2020 with Steven Altmayer
Steven Altmayer, "Going Back to Culinary School at 57 and much more!"

YSNN Zoom Talk 10/28 Mt. St. Helens
Ray Yurkewycz, Executive Director of the Mount St. Helens Institute:Mount St Helens Reborn, Again: The natural and cultural history of the volcano, why it’s relevant in 2020, and how the Mount St. Helens Institute leverages the power of the PNW’s most active volcano.

YSNN Zoom Talks- 10/7 Claire Carpenter , Updates on COVID19
Clarire Carpenter teaches Biology at Yakima Valley College and she is back to present updates on the Biology of COVID19.

YSNN Zoom Talks- 9/30 David James-Monarch Butterfly
David James, Entomologist and Associate Professor at WSU Prosser will present "The Plight o the Monarch: How we can all help to bring the monarch butterfly back from the edge".

YSNN Zoom Talk 9/23 Claudia Steen-Growing Berries
Growing Berries with Master Gardner Claudia Steen.

YSNN Zoom Talk 9/2 Cragg Gilbert PART ONE
YSNN Zoom Talk Cragg Gilbert 9/2 PART TWO
Cragg Gilbert “Why Central Washington is a good investment: 
Yakima history from 17 million BC to today.

YSNN Zoom Talk 8/19 Culinary Herbs
Claudia Steen- Master Gardener, Culinary Herbs.

YSNN Zoom Talk 8/12 Orgins of Bipedalism
Eric Anderson-Anthropology Instructor of Yakima Valley College- "Orgins of Bipedalism: Locomotion on two legs- how did it happen?"

YSNN Zoom Talk 8/5 John Baule
John Baule; The History of Central Washington State Fair.

YSNN Zoom Talk 7/22/2020
Evolving Fibers and Forms:  Deborah Ann talks about her art and process.

Dr. Maria Verduzco from Central WA Family Medicine.

YSNN Zoom Talk 7/8 Bird Songs

Yakima Yard Birds, their Calls and Songs with Andy Stepniewski.

YSNN Zoom Talk 7/1 Biology of Covid-19
The Biology of COVID19- Claire Carpenter teaches Biology at Yakima Valley College. 


YSNN Zoom Talks - 6/17/2020
Lucianne Phillips: What have we Learned from COVID19 about disaster preparedness and being more resilient?