Don’t send your dog out to fetch Thursday’s Herald. The Thanksgiving edition will weigh about four pounds, thanks to holiday advertising inserts from local merchants. By comparison, an average Sunday Herald weighs about 2.5 pounds. Happy Thanksgiving!
Free dental care: The SmileMobile, a three-chair mobile dental clinic, is coming to Everett Dec. 1 through Dec. 5 at Garfield Elementary School, 2215 Pine St. The SmileMobile is staffed with a dentist and volunteer dental professionals. The program is for children, from infants through high school, with limited access to dental care.
Children can be scheduled for appointments by calling the Washington Dental Service Foundation at 888-286-9105. Medicaid, now called Apple Health, and a sliding-scale fee are accepted as payment for services.
Attention young photographers: The Professional Photographers of Washington, based in Edmonds, is accepting applications for the 2015 Student Photographer of the Year Award. The $2,000 scholarship is open to high school seniors in the state who will be graduating in 2015. The winner will be chosen based on photographic and scholastic studies and the student’s wish to continue studying the photographic arts. The applications must be postmarked by Feb. 14. For more information or to receive an application, contact Anita Weston at 425-776-4426. Applications and information are available online at www.ppw.org.