July Meeting

The July meeting will be held on 7-12-17 due to the holiday. See you then.


Fire (heat, Light, Cooking)

Our meeting on June 7that 6:30 with be all about Fire and what you can do with it.

This month, learn how to create heat, light, and means to cook when the power goes out! This will include

  • Information on what should and should not be used indoors
  • Various methods to start a fire
  • Lamps, lanterns and flashlights
  • Some of these DIY projects
    • the ceramic flower pot heater
    • rocket and hobo stove
    • the altoid tin candle

Join us at the Graham Fire & Rescue Headquarters 23014 70th Ave. E, Graham, WA

Meeting 5-3-17

Self reliance is knowing that you have the mechanical aptitude to approach a problem.  Come be your own problem solver with basic home repairs and tool maintenance. Do it when the waters are calm, so you can be sure of yourself when the storm comes. Sponsored by Graham Ace Hardware, we will show you how to tackle some of the most common home issues that costumers seek at their local hardware store. Leave with problem solver confidence!

Join us on Wednesday 5-3-17 from 6:30-8:30 PM

Graham Fire & Rescue Headquarters 23014 70th Ave. E, Graham, WA

Lifehack starts at 6:35  sharp, but you can join us any time during the evening!



Meeting 95% confirmed

Join us for Irene Reed, WSU Pierce County Master Gardener. She will help guide us in a question and answer discussion along any of these topics, so bring your questions:

growing fruit trees and vegetable gardens

planting timelines for our area


trellis supports

soil amendments during growth season

weeding techniques

tree pruning timelines


Lifehack starts at 6:35, so be on time!

April 5, 2017             6:30-8:30

Graham Fire & Rescue Headquarters 23014 70th Ave. E, Graham, WA


Additional Links for information



Meeting: April 5 2017

Stay tuned for the next meeting topic…Two leads are possible…

-A Master Gardener who can tell us about fruit trees and vegetable gardens

-A self-reliance home repair forum sponsored by Ace Hardware of Graham

Lifehack starts at 6:35, so come early!

April 5, 2017


Graham Fire & Rescue Headquarters 23014 70th Ave. E, Graham, WA


Meeting March 1

Welcome Walter…A new presenter for our group with decades of experience in prepping and self-reliance.

Water, Water, everywhere and not a filtered, sanitized drop to drink!
This month’s class will be about WATER, how to acquire, filter, sanitize and store water for short and long term storage.

Show us the way, Walter, on Wednesday March 1, 2017 from 6:30-8:30 at 23014 70th Ave. E, Graham, WA

We will start the meeting with a LIFE HACK or three.

New SRC email

As we work to remold this meeting group, we have rolled out a new communication method…

Email will now be sent from


Several people blocked the first attempt and we would like to use this email to send meeting reminders. Please unblock us. Let us into your email box and into your world. This is a time for us to stick together and rely upon each other.