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Sultan: Grand marshals sought

The Sky Valley Chamber is looking for two good grand marshals. The organizers of Shindig, a community celebration July 11, are accepting applications for grand marshal of the parade and for the logger’s contest. The grand marshal of the logger’s contest should be someone who has left a mark on the logging industry in Sky Valley. Send letters to P.O. Box 46, Sultan, WA 98296 or e-mail to

More info: 360-793-0983

Everett: UW president to speak

University of Washington President Mark Emmert will be the keynote speaker at the Everett Public Schools Foundation’s 15th annual benefit breakfast at 7:30 a.m. April 9 in the Hansen Conference Center at the Comcast Arena.

Money raised from the event will support tuition assistance programs for summer school and all-day kindergarten as well as classroom grants throughout Everett public schools.

More info or to make a reservation: 425-385-4693.

Edmonds: Memory workshop set

A free community workshop, “Putting the Pieces Together — Support for Friends and Family Dealing with Memory Loss Issues,” is scheduled for 1:30 to 4 p.m. Friday at Edmonds United Methodist Church, 828 Caspers St.

More info: 425-670-8984, ext. 22.

Mountlake Terrace: City wins award

The city of Mountlake Terrace’s Housing Choices program has won a Vision 2040 Award from the Puget Sound Regional Council. The award recognizes the city’s efforts in managing growth and sustaining quality of life.

Adopted in 2008, the Housing Choices program has expanded choices to include cottage housing, accessory dwellings, multifamily development with design standards, townhomes, condominiums and mixed uses in commercial areas, and detached homes on smaller lots.

The award will be presented April 30 in Seattle.

Bothell: Egg hunt scheduled

A family eggstravaganza is planned April 11 at Country Village, two miles north of Bothell on the Bothell-Everett Highway. More than 20 shops will have Easter baskets filled with candy-stuffed eggs. One egg per family. Prizes and gift certificates will also be in some eggs.

More info: 425-605-0425.

Mill Creek: Senior resources offered

Free coffee, tea, goodies and conversation are on tap at the Mill Creek Senior Center’s Social and Resource Fair from 10 to 11:30 a.m. April 9. The fair will take place at the Snohomish County WSU Extension at McCollum Park, 600 128th St. SE, Everett. Pre-register for the fair by calling 425-357-6002.

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