Northwest NEWS

January 18, 1999


More events

Northshore blood drives

   The Puget Sound Blood Center will hold blood drives at the following locations: Franciscan Care Center, 10909 NE 185th St., Bothell, Jan. 22, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Bothell United Methodist, 18515 92nd NE, Jan. 25, 2 to 8 p.m. with a break from 5 to 5:45 p.m.; and Woodinville Unitarian, 18900 168th Ave. NE, Jan. 26, 2 to 8 p.m. with a break from 4:30 to 5:15 p.m. Donors are encouraged to eat a full meal and drink plenty of fluids before giving blood. For more information, call 1-800-DONATE-1.

Equifriends to benefit from Bullriders' Challenge

   The Will Rogers Saddle Company Bullriders Challenge will take place Jan. 22 at 8 p.m. and Jan. 23 at 7 p.m. in the indoor arena at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe.
   The event features 30 top bulls and riders, free pony rides, a mutton bustin' event, barrel racing, crazy clowns, and dancing to the music of Gerry Andal and the Roughriders. Tickets are $10; kids under six are free. A portion of the proceeds will go to Equifriends Therapeutic Riding Program. For information, call (360) 568-2355.

Fuzzy Marmots

   Jim Braman, author of Where the Fuzzy Marmots Grow, will talk about and read from his book on Jan. 24 at Woodinville's Barnes & Noble.

Rotary meeting

   The Woodinville Rotary Club will meet Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 7 a.m. at Columbia Winery, 14040 NE 145th in Woodinville.

Y2K seminar

   Woodinville Community Church is offering a satellite connection to a national Y2K readiness seminar Jan. 23 at 2 p.m. The six-hour interactive seminar will present practical suggestions. A $10 donation is suggested. Call (425) 808-1796.