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Camano: Class on living with chronic illness

Learn healthy ways to live with chronic illness at a free six-week class hosted by the Camano Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island.

Representatives from Senior Services of Island County will offer ideas for overcoming physical, mental and emotional challenges caused by ongoing health challenges.

The class runs Thursdays starting next week through April 14. Contact Audrey Collins at 360-387-9904 for more information and to sign up.

Edmonds: State of the City speech set

Mayor Dave Earling plans to deliver a State of the City address from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. March 13 at the Wade James Theatre, located at 950 Main Street in Edmonds.

The event will be videotaped for replay on the city’s website and government channel — Channel 21 for Comcast subscribers and Channel 39 for Frontier subscribers. Refreshments will be provided, compliments of Panera Bread.

The public is invited to attend the address.

More info: contact the mayor’s office at 425-771-0247.

Everett: Breakfast aids human services

The Greater Everett Community Foundation will hold its annual breakfast for the Human Services Fund in honor of Bob Drewel at 7:30 a.m. March 20 in the Edward D. Hansen Conference Center, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett.

The fund, held by the foundation, was established to acknowledge former Snohomish County Executive Bob Drewel’s commitment to local human-services causes. Since 2005, more than $175,000 in grants has been awarded from the fund to human-services agencies. Registration for the breakfast is free, but each guest is asked to make a donation. To register, email leah@greatereverettcf.org or call 425-212-4056.

New hours for planning department

The Everett Planning Department front desk will close for the lunch hour on regular business days starting Monday.

The office is located on the eighth floor of the Wall Street Building, 2930 Wetmore Ave.. It is scheduled to be open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m.

The permit services counter located at 3200 Cedar St. on the 2nd floor also is closed for the lunch hour. Hours are 7:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m.

More info: call 425-257-8731.

Terrace: City Council to meet Saturday

The City Council plans to hold a special work/study session at 9 a.m. Saturday to review its goals and objectives for 2013-14. The special meeting will be held at the Interim City Hall, 6100 219th Street SW, Suite 220.

The council uses those goals to plan the city’s biennial budget. In addition to reviewing the goals and work plan, the council will discuss efforts to continue progress made toward Main Street revitalization, economic development and capital infrastructure.

For more information about City Council meetings, call City Clerk Virginia Olsen at (425) 744-6206 or access the city’s website at www.cityofmlt.com, click on “Online Public Meetings” under “Most Requested Services.”

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