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  • Tue Jan 5th, 2010 9:39pm
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Auction items needed

The Meadowdale High School Sports Booster Club needs donations for a fundraising auction.

Money raised will help pay for transportation and sports facilities not fully funded by stretched school district budgets.

They can use services, vacation rentals, sports tickets, trips or new items to put up for bid.

The Drive to Win 2010 auction is planned for Feb. 6, but they hope to receive donations by Friday.

For more information, call Kathy Coffey, 206-295-1177, e-mail bonzodiva@verizon.net; or call Lisa Hummel, 425-770-5853, e-mail thehummels@ comcast.net or go to [URL]www.gomavs.org;http://www.gomavs.org[URL].

Many using seat belts: Results of the latest survey on use of selt belts in Washington shows that drivers in the state have one of the highest rates of seat belt use in the United States.

This year’s use rate of 96.4 percent is a slight dip from the 2008 use rate.

The 2009 Washington survey included looks at 87,946 drivers and passengers. It was conducted on a variety of road types.

For more information, go to [/URL]www.wtsc.wa.gov;http://www.wtsc.wa.gov[URL].

Tree recycling available: The city of Marysville and five Boy Scout troops in town have set up a program for recycling natural Christmas trees.

Marysville residents may leave their trees at curbside by 8 a.m. Saturday.

The Scouts will take the trees to the city of Marysville to be ground into mulch and chips for use at the city’s Strawberry Fields for Rover Off-Leash Dog Park and other trails.

The Scouts ask for a donation to help support their activities.[/URL]