Lower flags today for memorial

Today is the sixth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The flag will be flown at half-staff at county buildings.

By a joint resolution approved Dec. 18, 2001, Congress designated Sept. 11 of each year as Patriot Day. President Bush issued a proclamation requesting that we observe the day appropriately.

Fly the flag at half-staff in remembrance of those lives lost on this day in 2001, and for the victims’ families.

Bingo fundraiser for new roof

The Silvana community plans a bingo game to raise money to replace the roof on the Silvana Community Fair Hall.

The game is 7 p.m. Saturday at Viking Hall, 1331 Pioneer Highway, Stanwood. The event includes refreshments and door prizes. Buy-in costs $10.

For information, call 360-652-8682.

Nominate hero for Red Cross

The Snohomish County Chapter of the America Red Cross wants to honor those who have shown courage and kindness in helping others.

Honorees will be recognized at the Snohomish County Chapter’s 12th annual Real Heroes Breakfast on Dec. 6 at Comcast Arena at Everett Events Center, 2000 Rockefeller Ave., Everett.

Good deeds must have been performed between Oct. 1, 2006, and Oct. 5, 2007. Nominees must live in Snohomish County or be assigned to a ship or military facility in Snohomish County.

Get nomination forms at www. snohomishcounty. or by calling 425-740-2324. Deadline is Oct. 5.

Conference set for area writers

The 22nd annual Write on the Sound Writers’ Conference is scheduled for October in Edmonds.

The conference, sponsored by the Edmonds Arts Commission, features more than 30 writing workshops Oct. 6 and 7. The event is set to be held at the Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St.

An event schedule is at Commission/wots.stm.

The early registration for the two-day event is $108. After Sept. 19, the cost is $130. The cost of attending just one day of the conference is $68.

For information, call 425-771-0228 or e-mail

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