Everett: Port Commission retreat
The Everett Port Commission plans a retreat Wednesday and Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Vigilant Conference Suites, 6003 23rd Drive W., Everett. Wednesday the commission plans to discuss increasing the board to five members. Thursday the commission plans to talk about the Craftsman District, the Collins Building review process and Everett Maritime LLC.
More information and a complete agenda is available online at www.portofeverett.com.
Everett: Running Start sessions at EvCC
High school students and their parents can learn about Everett Community College’s Running Start program at an information session at 6 tonight in Gray Wolf Hall, Room 166.
College staff will discuss how to apply, enrollment options and special program options, such as the ORCA program in marine biology. Running Start is a partnership among colleges and high schools. It’s available to eligible high school juniors and seniors. Students can apply college credit to their high school graduation requirements. Tuition for one to 18 credits is free.
ORCA is an early college academy for high school students, who can earn up to two years of college credit for free while completing their high school education.
The deadline to apply for Running Start for fall quarter is May 1. EvCC serves more than 700 high school Running Start students.
More info: 425-388-9211 or 425-388-9219.
Lynnwood: EdCC scholarships available
Students interested in attending Edmonds Community College in 2010-11 can apply for scholarships.
The EdCC Foundation is accepting applications for its scholarship program, which includes more than 20 opportunities to receive awards. Students complete one online application to be considered for all of the foundation’s available scholarships. Apply at www.edcc.edu/foundation. Submit applications before 4 p.m. April 9.
The scholarships will be available for students to use as early as this summer. Awards range from $200 to $2,500.
Since 1982, the foundation has helped thousands of students by providing more than $1 million in scholarships. Many individual, corporations, and organizations in the community support the college’s scholarship fund.
More info: 425-640-1274 or e-mail email@example.com.
Gold Bar: Reiter Foothills cleanup
Volunteers will meet at the Reiter Foothills gravel parking area for a work party from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Led by the Department of Natural Resources, the group will work on two water crossings that threaten the stability of a stream bank. The work is key to reopening the foothills, a popular site for offroad vehicle use that closed for restoration in November.
To help, bring rakes, shovels and gloves, along with food and water for lunch. Organizers said they also need pickups with high clearances and quads with trailers.
More info: 360-854-2830 or firstname.lastname@example.org.