Northwest NEWS

September 3, 2001


Volunteers needed for Sammamish ReLeaf

*WOODINVILLE - Grab your shovel and gardening gloves and head on over to Woodinville's Tourist District on NE 145th Street on Saturday, Oct. 6.

Invest in kids . . . become a mentor

* Project Smart Turn and the Young Adult Mentor Program are canvassing the Eastside to recruit mature, caring adults to mentor children

Fall harvest luncheon

*Northshore Senior Center is celebrating early this year with a fall harvest luncheon from noon to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the center, 10201 E. Riverside Dr., in Bothell.

Mt. Rainier: one of nature's art galleries

*National parks are some of nature's finest art galleries, filled with awe-inspiring scenery guaranteed to soothe the soul.

Cultural education program grants

*The Metropolitan King County Council recently approved 81 grants for Cultural Education. The arts and heritage grants total $602,000.

Literacy tutors needed

*Volunteer literacy tutors are needed in the Woodinville, Snoqualmie Valley areas. No teaching experience is necessary.

Power wheelchairs available

*The Senior Wheels USA Program makes available Power (Electric) Wheelchairs to Senior Citizens (65 yrs. old & up) and the Permanently Disabled at no cost to the recipient, if they qualify.

Free microchip with pet license

*When you buy or promptly renew a King County dog or cat license, you can get a free pet-identification microchip for your pet.