Northwest NEWS

March 6, 2000

Home & Garden

More home & garden

Power wheelchairs available

   The Senior Wheels USA Program makes available power (electric) wheelchairs to senior citizens (ages 65 yrs. and up) and the permanently disabled at no cost, if they qualify. The power wheelchairs are provided to those who cannot walk and cannot self-propel a manual wheelchair, and who meet the additional guidelines of the program. No deposit is required. If you need the chair for use in your home, call for more information to see if you qualify. The call is toll-free: Leon Johnson at 1-800-246-6010.

Volunteer counselors needed for summer burn camp

   The Northwest Burn Foundation needs full-time counselors for Camp Eyabsut, its 14th annual summer camp for young burn survivors. The camp will take place July 15-22 at Camp Waskowitz in North Bend, approximately 50 miles east of Seattle. The volunteer counselors will supervise children full-time as they participate in activities. For more information or a counselor application, call (206) 789-6838, or toll-free at 1-888-NO-BURNS; or send e-mail to jahrens@nwburn.org.

Gardeners to speak

   Ann Lovejoy and Kevin Nicolay will speak on gardening on March 16 at 7 p.m. at the Museum of History and Industry, 2700 24th E., Seattle. Admission is $8 for general public and $5 for NPA members.