Community Extra: Opportunities

Attend: Art exhibit to help DVS

The Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County is hosting an art exhibit starting at 5:30 p.m. July 12 at the Schack Art Center, 2921 Hoyt Ave. in Everett. Tickets are $35 per person.

Proceeds would benefit the DVS Capital Campaign to build a new confidential shelter.

People can enjoy appetizers and champagne and see 14 paintings from local artist Bernie Webber.

The public can see the exhibit from July 13 to Aug. 2.

For more information on tickets or how to purchase a painting, call Debra Bordsen at 425-259-2827, ext. 11 or email at For additional information, visit the website

Help: Barbers and beauticians needed

Providence Hospice &Home Care of Snohomish County is looking for barbers or beauticians, who are licensed in the state, to volunteer by providing haircuts to hospice patients at their homes in Everett and south county.

The frequency may be between two and six patients a month.

If you are interested please call Joanie Hemm, Volunteer Services, at 425-261-4815 or

Donate: Lions Club to hold blood drive

The Oak Harbor Lions Club is sponsoring a blood drive from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 5, at the First United Methodist Church, 1050 SE Ireland St., Oak Harbor. The blood drive is to benefit the Puget Sound Blood Center. Register at or call 1-800-398-7888. Walk-ins are accepted.

There will be treats and beverages for donors.

Help: Volunteers needed for soup kitchen

The Salt for the Earth Soup Kitchen is in need of volunteers to help prepare, cook, serve and clean up starting at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the Westminster Presbyterian Church. 2531 Hoyt Ave. Everett.

Volunteers must be able to lift 25 pounds and go up and down stairs. The group also is looking for a box truck to pick up food for food banks in Snohomish County.

For more information, call Sandra at 425-355-1042.

Eat: Everett eatery to help shelter

The Shawn O’Donnell’s American Grill and Irish Pub is helping the Family Shelter in Everett by donating 20 percent of all sales from 5 p.m. to closing time July 11. A raffle and a silent auction are planned for the evening.

The restaurant is located at 122 128th St. SE in Everett.

For more information on the shelter, visit

Help: Trail work at the Japanese Gulch

The Japanese Gulch Group is inviting people to help improve trails and build bridges at the lower area of the gulch from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Volunteers are scheduled to meet at the parking lot off Fifth Street in Mukilteo.

Most tools will be provided, but volunteers can bring their own equipment.

For more information, call Sabrina at 253-229-2760. People can also check for updates at the Japanese Gulch Facebook page.

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