Northwest NEWS

June 7, 1999

Valley Special

Around the Valley

Summer kick-off party for teens and families

   An alcohol-and-drug-free party to kick off the beginning of summer is planned for June 12, 6-10 p.m. at Si View Park in North Bend. The free party will feature a DJ from Bellevue, music, a dance, prizes, and a barbecue. Teens and families are invited. Chaperones are needed. To volunteer, call Will Simon at the North Bend Police Department at 206-296-0612 or 425-888-4433. Si View Park is located at 400 SE Orchard. Sponsored by the Safe and Sober Summer Committee.

Skateboard park grand opening

   North Bend's new skateboard park will have its grand opening on June 12 from 3-6 p.m. at 750 East North Bend Way. Show off your skills and get a free T-shirt. For information, call Noreen at 831-5543.

Farewell reception for Dr. Ernst

   Riverview School District will be hosting a farewell reception for Dr. Jack Ernst on Monday, June 21, from 3-5 p.m. in the Cherry Valley Elementary School library. All staff, students, and community members are welcome to attend as the district wishes Dr. Ernst the best as he takes over as Superintendent of Schools for Springfield, Missouri, on July 1.

Meeting set to discuss rock quarry

   The Friends of Cherry Valley will be holding a meeting regarding the Hayes Rock Quarry on Thursday, June 10, 7 p.m. at the Cherry Gardens Community Club. For information, call 788-2478 or 844-1419.

Community to march for children

   A community march for parent support and against child abuse and neglect (in memory of Charlotte Wetzel, who died last year at the hands of her care provider) is set for Saturday, June 12, 10 a.m. at Ben Franklin, Hwy. 2, Monroe. The march will extend west to Fred Meyer parking lot. Free T-shirts for the first 50 participants. White balloons will be released at the end of the march in honor of Charlotte and all children who have been victims of child abuse and neglect. Support is needed. Call June Torre or Martha Dankers, Community Relations at Valley General Hospital: 360-794-1411.

Encore performance by 'ISAAC' at Sassy Sisters

   By popular request, Sassy Sisters Consignment & Coffee will host an encore performance of singer/songwriter "ISAAC" on Saturday, June 12, 6:30 p.m. Sassy Sisters is located in Duvall next to Seafirst Bank. For more information, call 844-2766.

Wastemobile to visit Carnation

   The King County Solid Waste Division's traveling Household Wastemobile will be in Carnation at Tolt Middle School on June 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, and 27 from 10 to 5.

Child care training available

   Help is available for those who are considering becoming licensed child care providers. Children's Services of Sno-Valley is offering first aid and CPR training, child care basic training, and other information. Call Tamara Franklin at Children's Services of Sno-Valley at 425-888-2777, ext. 338. This project is made possible by the United Way of King County.