Northwest NEWS

March 11, 2002


Cottage Lake Auxiliary to retire

*There will be no more monthly meetings for the Cottage Lake Auxiliary to Children's Hospital, but the group will still make contributions to the hospital's free and uncompensated care fund. Last year they sent $4,047 to that fund. The sewing group will continue to make a finish the nine quiet books that have been ordered. (

Uppity Women author at Barnes & Noble

*Author Vicki Leon, who has featured the lives of women in ancient medieval and Renaissance times in her Uppity Women series

Anniversary: Allisons celebrate 50 years

*C. Duwayne and Marilyn Y. Allison will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on March 14. The couple was married in Odessa, Texas, in 1952 and moved to the Seattle area in 1963 after visiting the World's Fair in 1962.

New board members for Foundation

*Northshore Scholarship Foundation has elected Woodinville Rotary Club members Kathy Baird and Bob Russell to three-year terms on the Foundation's board of trustees.

Red Cross offers free workplace preparedness training and family disaster preparedness calendar

*The American Red Cross of Seattle-King County has developed a Workplace Preparedness Training Program, which is offered free of charge to King County businesses now through June 30.

UW seeking volunteers with MS with depression

*University of Washington researchers are looking for volunteers who have a confirmed diagnosis of multiple sclerosis and who have felt depressed in the past month.

Miller wins first in photo contest

*Woodinville resident Holly Miller, a junior at Santa Clara University and
   1999 graduate of Inglemoor High School, recently won first place in a photography contest

Senior to Senior Peer Support volunteers needed

*Senior to Senior Peer Support announces its winter volunteer training session. If you are 55 years or older, and interested in helping other older adults who need emotional support, this is the volunteer opportunity for you!

TEST DRIVE- 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Sport Coupe

*The 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier LS Sport Coupe is a stylish sports car with lots of standard features for the price. My test model came in indigo blue metallic with a gray interior which was quite attractive.

Son of Duvall couple serves at Navy's oldest hospital

*Portsmouth Naval Hospital is the United States Navy's first and oldest hospital, having provided continuous care to military personnel, retirees and family members since 1830.