Northwest NEWS

April 17, 2000


More events

Rep. Ruderman plans town hall meetings

   Rep. Laura Ruderman (D-Kirkland) will host two town hall meetings on May 6. The Duvall meeting will be begin at 10 a.m. at the Cherry Valley Elementary School Library, 26701 Cherry Valley Rd. The meeting in Redmond is planned for 2 p.m. at the Old Redmond Schoolhouse Community Center, 16600 NE 80th St. Rep. Ruderman also invites interested citizens to contact her office to share their views on important issues. She may be reached at (360) 786-7822, or by e-mail at Her mailing address is P.O. Box 4060; Olympia, WA 98504-0600.

Blood Drive

   The blood drive will make its spring visit to Bothell United Methodist Church on Monday, April 24, from 2 to 4:15 p.m., and again from 5 to 8 p.m. The church is located next to Bothell High School, 18515 92nd NE. Call 486-1373.

Spring events

   The Snohomish County Tourism Bureau's 2000 Spring-Summer Calendar of Events is now available. The new calendar features events, fairs, festivals, performing and visual arts, music, museums, crafts, markets, and attractions from April through September. For a free copy of the calendar, visit local chambers of commerce, visitor information centers, public libraries, or call (425) 348-5802 for a location nearest you. You can also download the entire calendar by visiting the Tourism Bureau's website at

Girl Scouts to fight hunger

   This year, from April 14th-23rd, Girl Scouts will collect non-perishable food items door-to-door and at local supermarkets in their neighborhoods. The Fight Hunger Drive not only gives local troops a chance to help out those who are in need in their community, but also provides the girls with the opportunity to learn about hunger and what they can do to help with this social problem. For information, call 206-633-5600.