Northwest NEWS

August 2, 1999


More events

TPA to meet

   Teachers Parents Association (TPA), a homeschooling support group, will meet Aug. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Woodinville Public Library. A group discussion on "A Look Behind and a Look Ahead" will address what worked for you and your family's home school life last year.

Call for volunteers

   Puget Sound Blood Center needs volunteers to register donors and to serve refreshments after they've given blood. Volunteers also are needed to call first-time donors to thank them. Help is needed at donation centers and at blood drives. Call 1-800266-4033.

Saddle up for a 'Little Bit' of fun

   Fun, great prizes, and an opportunity to help others are all part of Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Centers 22nd annual Ride-A-Thon on Saturday, Sept. 11, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The ride will be held at the Little Bit stable in Woodinville, where the Tolt Pipeline provides access to the trails of the Redmond Watershed. Participants without horses can also walk or ride bikes. A complimentary hoedown barbecue will be held the afternoon of the event. Proceeds from the event directly benefit Little Bit. For registration and pledge forms, call 425-882-1554.

Health fair

   Northshore House Assisted Living will be hosting a health fair, sponsored by Franciscan Health Care Center in Bothell, on Aug. 24 between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Franciscan will be providing free cholesterol screening, glucose checks, foot care, and vital signs. The community is welcome to attend along with the residents of Northshore House at 7221 NE 182nd Ave., Kenmore. For directions or questions, please call (425) 481-4200 or (425) 486-7174.

Mule clinic in Snohomish

   Montana trainer Brad Cameron will conduct a mule clinic in Snohomish on Aug. 6-8th. This gentle trainer will start colts in the mornings and help riders in the afternoons. Spectator fee is $25/day. Call 425-788-7644 for directions.