Front Porch: Ex-NFL quarterback Kitna to address YMCA breakfast

Ex-NFL QB to speak

Retired NFL quarterback Jon Kitna is scheduled to be the speaker at the annual Snohomish County prayer breakfast sponsored by the YMCA of Snohomish County.

The event is planned for 6:45 to 8:30 a.m. March 29 at Comcast Arena at the Edward D. Hansen Conference Center, 2000 Hewitt Avenue, Everett.

Tickets need to be purchased ahead of time. The reservation deadline is Friday or upon sellout.

The prayer breakfast is designed to bring the community together in a nondenominational setting to give thanks and seek guidance for the year.

For tickets or event information contact Lorrie Hermanson at 425 374 5712 or Visit for event details or to register online.

Learn about senior volunteering: Dr. John McAlpine, local head of the Retirees &Senior Volunteer Program, plans to speak at Thursday’s National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association meeting at the PUD Auditorium, 20118 Highway 99, Edmonds. His group provides opportunities for seniors to share skills and experience through volunteer service. Refreshments are served at 12:30 p.m. with the meeting scheduled for 1 p.m.

Where are you hiding eggs?: Let us know if your city, town, agency or church is holding an Easter Egg hunt this year. We will be publishing local hunts in the Herald’s Arts and Entertainment section March 29. We would like to receive your information by March 22. Send information to or call Theresa Goffredo at 425-339-3424.

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