Front Porch: Serve on municipal advisory groups

Serve on municipal advisory groups: The Mill Creek City Council seeks applicants to join a new Economic Development Committee, which will meet twice a month for up to three months starting in May. Letters of interest are due April 30.

More info:, 425-921-5717 or

The city of Edmonds still seeks a few more people for its Citizen Commission for the Compensation of Elected Officials. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

More info: or 425-771-0258.

The Island County Board of Commissioners seeks applicants to fill several openings: Solid Waste Advisory Committee (deadline 4:30 p.m. Monday); Ebey’s Landing Historic Preservation Commission (deadline 4:30 p.m. May 5); Civil Service Commission (deadline 4:30 p.m. May 5).

More info:

Make pajamas for foster kids: Sew to make a difference at the next Sew Thoughtful community service event, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 18 at in the Cougar Room behind the WSU Extension Office at McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett.

The Snohomish County Clothing and Textile Advisors invite experienced sewers to participate in this month’s project: pajamas for Safe Place, a temporary foster care facility in Everett. Bring your sewing machine, sewing tools, a variety of thread colors and your lunch. Pajama kits will be provided.

More info: Carla Peery at 206-595-9717 or

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