Front Porch: Project Linus helps kids who have experienced traumatic events

Call it blanket love

The local Project Linus blanketeers seek help making quilts, afghans and fleece blankets to be donated to Snohomish County children who have experienced traumatic life events. No experience is required.

Volunteers can come any time between noon and 5 p.m. April 27 to help sew, iron, inspect, pin, fringe and tie at Pacific Fabrics, 10203 Evergreen Way, Everett.

Materials and equipment are provided, but sewers are encouraged to bring their own machine. Snacks and door prizes also are part of the fun.

Premade blankets and donations of fabric, yarn and sewing supplies also are welcome.

For more information, go to or call Diane at 425-252-4524,

Volunteers sought: The city of Everett seeks community members to serve on a variety of volunteer boards and commissions, including the Diversity Advisory Board and Senior Center Advisory Board. Applications are due 5 p.m. April 30.

For more information, go to or call 425-257-7115.

Volunteer advisors needed: The city of Mill Creek seeks to fill a position on the Civil Service Commission that expires April 30, 2018. A letter of qualifications is due April 28.

For more information, call City Clerk Kelly M. Chelin at 425-921-5732.

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