Trooper Renee Padgett

The Washington State Patrol announced the passing of Trooper Renee Padgett following a long and courageous battle with cancer.  Trooper Padgett had been with the Washington State Patrol for 27 years, spending her whole career in King County.  The North Central Washington Chaplain Foundation offers it’s condolences to the family and friends of Trooper Padgett.  We pray for your peace, faith, and healing during this time.



The annual ‘Chief For A Day Celebration’ was held on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at Memorial Park in Wenatchee.  The Washington State Patrol, Chelan and Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Wenatchee Police Department, Fish and Wildlife, and East Wenatchee Police Department participated in the event.  Each agency celebrates the lives of chronically ill and/or terminally ill children and appoints one of these children to represent their law enforcement agency as the Chief For A Day.  The North Central Washington Chaplain Foundation chaplains participated in the event giving the invocation and assisting the children and their families.  Below are pictures from the event.  * Photos by Chris Ohta.


First Responders Appreciation Breakfast 2018

The North Central Washington Chaplain Foundation held its  Annual First Responders Appreciation Breakfast at Awaken Church in Wenatchee on May 9, 2018.  Attendees included Chelan and Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputies, Wenatchee Police Officers, Washington State Patrol Troopers, River Com 911 personnel, Chelan and Douglas County Fire and Rescue Fire Fighters, and various department staff personnel. The event is held annually and seeks to honor those in Fire and Law Enforcement service.  Breakfast was served to those in attendance and raffle prizes were given out.  The keynote speaker was, Washington State Patrol Trooper Jeff Eiffert.  Below are pictures of the event.