Memorial run Jan. 31
A memorial run in honor of slain correctional officer Jayme Biendl is scheduled for 10 a.m. Jan. 31 in Monroe.
Biendl, 34, was killed in the line of duty at the Washington State Reformatory in Monroe on Jan. 29, 2011. She was found strangled at her post in the prison chapel. Inmate Byron Scherf was convicted of aggravated first-degree murder and is on death row.
The run begins at the Skykomish River Park, 413 Sky River Parkway in Monroe. Proceeds are to benefit the Behind the Badge Foundation.
Anyone can register online at tinyurl.com/q8rjt4o. For more information, call 360-863-3129.
Sing for health: In “Senior Sing-alongs: Fun and Function?,” researcher Musetta Fu will share her findings about the impact of group-singing programs on the health of older adults. The presentation will be given at the next meeting of the American Association of University Women Edmonds SnoKing branch, set for 10 a.m. Jan. 9 at Fairwinds-Brighton Court, 6520 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. Fu looked particularly at cognition, lung health and quality of life. All are welcome at the meeting and there is no charge to attend. Refreshments will be served.
For more information, go to esk-wa.aauw.net.
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