Community Spotlight

Providence seeks notaries to volunteer

Providence Hospice and Home Care of Snohomish County is looking for licensed notaries public who are willing to visit home-bound patients in Arlington, Lake Stevens, Granite Falls, Stanwood and Marysville.

Notaries are usually assigned about six times a year. For more information or to volunteer, call 425-261-4808.

Discover Edmonds Center for the Arts

Edmonds Center for the Arts needs volunteers, and an orientation is set for 6:30 p.m. Oct. 5 at 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Volunteer positions include ushers, ticket-takers, concession attendants, office workers, bartenders and janitors.

Volunteers are able to view performances at the facility. For information or to volunteer, call 425-275-4485.

EvCC students collect toiletries

During October, Everett Community College students will be collecting new and unused toiletries for the Snohomish County Center for Battered Women.

Items being sought include deodorant, new underwear, full-size bottles of shampoo, soaps, towels, hairspray, brushes, toothpaste, toilet paper, paper towels and other toiletries.

Donations are being collected at the college’s student activities office, Parks Student Union Building Room 209, 2000 Tower St. For more information, call 425-388-9505 or 425-388-9509.

Theater group seeks Marysville facility

A committee is forming in Marysville to raise funds to build a community theater playhouse. For more information or to volunteer, call Leslie Buell at 425-268-5285.

Marlins need golf tourney sponsors

Marysville’s Mighty Marlins community swim club is looking for business and community sponsors for its annual golf tournament.

The fundraising event is a shotgun-start team scramble beginning at 9 a.m. Oct. 7 at Camaloch Golf Course on Camano Island. Fee is $60 per player, which includes golf and lunch. Entry deadline is Saturday. To sponsor a hole, donate a raffle item or sign up to play, call 360-653-5383.

Community projects sought for leaders

Leadership Snohomish County is working with United Way of Snohomish County to solicit several yearlong community impact projects for class members to undertake.

Community-based nonprofit organizations and social service agencies are encouraged to submit ideas for projects.

Organizations with a community project in mind can go online to and look under the Hot News banner to download an application form. For more information about Leadership Snohomish County or to see examples of past projects, go online to

Fire District 1 offers disaster preparation

Fire District 1 is offering Community Emergency Response Team training for citizens interested in learning how they can help their community during a major disaster.

Classes are 6 to 10 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays beginning Oct. 5 at the Mariner Fire Station, 12310 Meridian Ave., Everett.

The class is free, but students will need to create or purchase a home disaster kit and purchase personal safety equipment to participate in some class activities. To register, call 425-551-1250 or write to kthorstenson@

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