Community Extra: Opportunities

  • Wed Oct 13th, 2010 10:39pm
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Plant: Help improve a trail

The Snohomish Parks Foundation is looking for volunteers to help weed and plant three areas at the Snohomish Riverfront Trail on Saturday.

Dress for the weather and meet at 8:30 a.m. below the Avenue A gazebo. Sign in at the table. Gloves and hand tools will be appreciated.

After the work party, all volunteers are invited to an 11 a.m. dedication ceremony of seven interpretive plaques on the trail. The granite signs share bits of history about the Snohomish River and its role in the history of the city and region. Parking is available at Cady Park.

More info: www.snohomish or 360-863-3346.

Watch: Fight crime with business group

The Snohomish County Business Watch plans to meet at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 19 at the Staybridge Suites, 9600 Harbour Place, Mukilteo.

The nonprofit group of local business owners works together to learn about strategies to prevent crime.

Mukilteo police detective Cheol Kang is scheduled to speak about small business crime prevention. Lunch is $5. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to

Nominate: Award for democratic acts

The Snohomish County League of Women Voters is accepting nominations for an award recognizing achievements and commitment to enhance democracy in Snohomish County.

To learn more about criteria for the award and to submit a name for consideration, go to or call 425-350-5969. Deadline for submissions is Oct. 26. The award will be presented to the winner at a luncheon planned for Nov. 20 at the Everett Golf and Country Club.

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization that encourages people to be informed and actively participate in government. Anyone over 18 years old is welcome to join.

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