Briefs: Machinist Union raises $9,300 for charity

Custom care show raises $9,300 for charity

Machinists’ Union members raised more than $9,300 for charity with their annual Bill Baker Memorial Steel &Wheel SuperShow, a custom car and motorcycle show, at Machinists Union District Lodge 751’s Everett Union Hall on Aug. 9. Proceeds went to Guide Dogs of America. Over the past five years, the union has raised nearly $1.5 million for that charity, including a record $384,000 in 2013.

Low-cost dental appointments available

The Sno-Isle Technical Dental Clinic in Everett has a limited number of appointments available for reduced cost services from Nov. 19 through March 26. For $75, clients will receive X-rays, an exam and a cleaning. Cavities diagnosed onsite may be composite restored in a follow-up appointment for an additional $75. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 425-348-2240.

Weight loss clinic to buy back candy

Ideal Wellness, a weight loss clinic based in Arlington and Marysville, is hosting a Halloween candy buy back Nov. 3 to 14. Children will receive a dollar for each pound of their Halloween candy they donate. The donated candy will be sent to Operation Gratitude for the Troops to enjoy. More information will be posted at

Workshop planned in Snohomish for legal, medical info for seniors

A free 90-minute workshop with legal and medical information for making decisions for the senior years and end-of-life is being offered from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Community Room of Mercy Housing Woodlake Manor located at 1018 13th St., Snohomish. Seniors, their families and care-givers can learn more from Joan Schrammeck at 206-399-8401 or

Safety course planned for real estate agents

Longtime police department public information officer, crime prevention specialist and owner of Safety Sessions, Shannon Sessions, has announced the Real-SAFE Realtor course designed to help real estate agents stay safe on the job. Agents and real estate companies can email Sessions at for more information or to schedule a Real-SAFE Realtors safety course.

Fall Gift Show planned at Everett Mall

More than 20 exhibitors plan to show their wares at Friday through Monday at the Fall Gift Show at the Everett Mall. The show aims to help people get a head start on holiday shopping. Open mall hours.

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