Northwest NEWS

August 30, 1999

Valley Special

Around the Valley

Moms in Touch International meets

   Moms in Touch International, groups of moms who meet weekly for one hour to pray for their children and schools, is beginning again in the Valley. Moms in Touch is for all moms, whether they have children in public schools or Christian schools, homeschools, or have college/adult children or grandchildren. For further information in the Riverview School District, call Jeanne at 333-4732.

Blues jam

   A blues jam will be held on the first Saturday night of each month at Pumps and Grinds (formerly Sassy Sisters). Hosting this Saturday, Sept. 4, at 7:30 p.m. will be the fabulous Robbin Favela. Come on down to play or just listen. Pumps and Grinds is located next to Seafirst Bank in Duvall. Call 425-844-2766.

Friends of Cherry Valley meets

   Friends of Cherry Valley will meet on Sept. 14, 7 p.m. at the Cherry Gardens Community Club to discuss the proposed Duvall Rock Quarry.

Refrigerator Roundup on Sept. 11

   The last 1999 Special Recycling Day in the Snoqualmie Valley will be Saturday, Sept. 11, at the Mt. Si High School Gymnasium parking lot from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Residents may bring recyclables including scrap metal, refrigerators, tires, batteries, motor oil, antifreeze, household goods, plastic plant pots, and packing fill.

Calling all writers

   Writers' Group in Duvall is looking for more interested writers to join. Bring your writing for constructive criticism in a cozy atmosphere. Meeting bimonthly on Wednesdays form 7-9 p.m. Call Brenda Skinner at 425-844-8274. This group is being sponsored by the Duvall Arts Commission.

Teach English, improve lives

   Eastside Literacy Council is recruiting volunteer tutors to work with the adult English as a Second Language (ESL) students in the Snoqualmie Valley. It's an excellent opportunity to gain valuable teaching experience and meet people of different cultures. Eastside Literacy provides top-quality training, assistance with lesson-planning, and plenty of volunteer teacher support. Classes are small, normally ranging from 5-10 people, and last about two hours. Knowledge of another language is not necessary and training workshops are provided. For information, call the Duvall office at 425-844-2459 or 558-2459 for Fall City or North Bend.