Gift card drive
Throughout March, Western Washington Medical Group Family Medicine is collecting $10 to $25 gift cards and rolls of quarters for Housing Hope of Everett to help struggling families using emergency shelter and transitional housing or critical services.
Donations can be dropped off from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Western Washington Medical Group Family Medicine, 12728 19th Ave. SE, Suite 300, Everett.
For more information, call 425-225-2755, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to [URL]www.wwmedgroup.com/centers/familyMedicine;http://www.wwmedgroup.com/centers/familyMedicine[URL].
Pinchot heir to speak: Marco Pinchot, the great-grandson of Gifford Pinchot, the famous chief of the U.S. Forest Service under President Theodore Roosevelt, is scheduled to speak at Snohomish Conservation District’s open house and awards event Thursday.
The open house runs from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Legion Hall, 145 Alverson Blvd., in Everett. Pinchot is expected to talk at 5:15 p.m.
Pinchot is the community relations and sustainability manager for Taylor Shellfish, where he teaches people about shellfish, water quality and issues that affect the shellfish industry.
Taylor Shellfish is well-known as a leader in business, focusing on social, environmental and economic practices as well as a diverse shellfish business.
Gifford Pinchot is considered the first professional forester in the U.S. and founder of the first forestry school at Yale University. A forest in southwest Washington that includes Mount St. Helens is named after him.[/URL]