WorkSource of Snohomish County hosts its fourth annual Celebrate Success dinner and award ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Future of Flight Museum, 8415 Paine Field Blvd., Mukilteo.

The event honors unemployed or underemployed workers who faced challenges to make changes in their lives, as well as local businesses that value worker development and training.

This year’s honorees include a former homeless veteran now working as a welder, a pregnant teen now assisting in a physical therapist’s office and an Arlington dentist who volunteered to provide more than $2,400 worth of dental treatment for a woman trying to better her life.

Tickets are $40 each and are available at the door. Call 425-921-3423 for information.

Farm tour shows off good horsekeeping

Snohomish Conservation District hosts a farm tour from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday on a city lot near Bothell. The tour is free, but you must register to participate and get directions to the farm.

The conservation district calls this farm one of the cleanest and smallest in the county. The property owner has figured how to keep her two horses and her neighbors happy by keeping her place clean and neat.

Tour participants will see pasture management, gravel paddocks, gutters, compost bins and lighting that is environmentally friendly and kind to the neighbors. Space is limited. Call 425-335-5634, ext. 4.

Lake Stevens parks cancels meeting

The Lake Stevens Parks and Recreation planning board’s monthly meeting scheduled for tonight has been cancelled. The board usually meets at 6:30 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of the month.

Westmont neighbors’ events help charities

Everett’s Westmont Neighborhood threw a festival, a 40-vehicle hot rod and motorcycle show and a golf tournament Saturday to raise funds for neighborhood improvements, the Boys &Girls Club and Big Brothers, Big Sisters.

The winners of the golf tournament include hole-in-one winners Jeff Johnson and Brian Wimer as well as the Keg team, the Pat Dycus team, Tracy Spencer, Ron Anderson, Teresa Miller, Rick Harnden and Stephany Watson.

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