Northwest NEWS

February 5,2001

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Evergreen Healthcare representatives needed
   Evergreen Healthcare is seeking two representatives from the Duvall community to sit on an advisory group on health care issues. Those interested should call Linda Carroll at (425) 899-2022 for an information packet.
   Horse farm management series
   A horse farm management series will be held Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22 and March 1 in Monroe. A horse farm tour is set for Feb. 10. Call the Snohomish Conservation District at (425) 335-5634.
   Railroad history video to be shown
   Valley residents no longer hear the sound of train whistles, but in an earlier time they would have heard them throughout the day and night. People today interested in "Life Along the Tracks: The Milwaukee Railroad in the Snoqualmie Valley" will want to come to Duvall's Holy Innocents Church on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2 p.m., to see this new video. Valley historian Allen Miller, who appears in the video and provided advice on its production, will share his thoughts. The free event, to which everyone is invited, is sponsored by the Duvall Historical Society.
   Meeting on trails
   Residents interested in helping King County determine the best way to connect Fall City with regional trails in the area are invited to a public meeting on Thursday, Feb. 8, 7-9 p.m., at the Fall City Fire Station.
   Business fair
   The Duvall Chamber of Commerce 2001 Business Fair is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 28, 6:30-8 p.m. at Fit Happens! Studio, 26401 NE Richardson St., Duvall. The community is invited to come and see what the local businesses have to offer. Those who wish to have a table should call the Chamber hotline at (425) 788-8384. There is no cost for Chamber members. Non-members pay $10 per 1/2 table.
   Tolt Historical Society to tour Nestlé Museum
   The Tolt Historical Society will meet Feb. 14, 7 p.m., at the Nestlé Regional Training Center. After the business meeting, the group will tour the Nestlé Museum. All members and interested persons are encouraged to attend. Those wishing to carpool should meet at the Sno-Valley Senior Center at 6:30 p.m. For information, contact Isabel at (425) 333-4436.
   Meals on Wheels
   Do you know a senior who is unable to leave their home to shop for groceries or has difficulty preparing meals for themselves? If so, Meals on Wheels can help. Meals on Wheels offers a selection of 35 complete breakfast, lunch and dinner entrees to homebound persons age 60 or over. The cost of each meal is a suggested donation of $3. Participants decide for themselves, what, if anything, they wish to contribute. Call the Meals on Wheels program at Sno-Valley Senior Center in Carnation at (425) 333-4152.
   Stillwater Hillbillies, Devil's Club at Pumps & Grinds
   The Stillwater Hillbillies will be performing their tasty mix of big, not-so-big and original hits in their own country-fried style on Friday, Feb. 9 at Pumps & Grinds. On Saturday, Feb. 10, the coffeehouse will host the bifocal blues of the jug band, Devil's Club, a homegrown band featuring Duvall's longtime resident musicians. All shows start at 7:30 p.m. Come early and have dinner. Pumps & Grinds Coffeehouse is located at 15614 Main St. NE, Duvall (next to Bank of America). Call 844-2766 for information.
   Mentor a youth
   You can make a wonderful difference in the life of a young person. The Snoqualmie Valley Mentoring Program seeks caring, positive, fun, responsible adult volunteers to mentor local 9-to 14-year-old youth. New mentor training will be Saturday, Feb. 10. Call Casey at (425) 844-9669, ext. 100, for more information or to request an application packet.
   Bingo in Carnation
   Play Bingo on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:45 p.m. at the American Legion, 31957 E. Commercial St., Carnation.