Opportunities

Feed: Fill the hayloft (and your tummy): A fundraiser bake sale to help fill the hayloft at All Breed Equine Rez-Q is set for 11 a.m. until sell-out Saturday. The rescue center is at 2415 116th St. NE in Marysville.

Cake, pie, cookies and other sweets will be available.

Nominate: Outstanding properties in MLT: The city of Mountlake Terrace is accepting nominations for its Evergreen Awards program that recognizes property owners who take great care of their properties.

There are five categories of awards: Best Maintained Residence, Best Maintained Business, Best Maintained Multifamily Property, Most Sustainable Property, and Best Transformation. Nominees are judged against properties within the same neighborhood: Cedar Terrace, Gateway, Lake Ballinger, Melody Hill, Cascade View, and Town Center.

Nomination forms, available online at www.cityofmlt.com and at city facilities, will be accepted through May 23.

More info: Virginia Olsen at 425-744-6206 or volsen@ci.mlt.wa.us

Apply: Scholarships for higher ed: The Stanwood-Camano branch of AAUW (American Association of University Women) is accepting applications for two $4,000 scholarships to students entering their third and higher levels of university studies in fall 2014. Information, forms and application requirements are available through the Stanwood-Camano Community Scholarship website at www.s-ccs.org, at the Stanwood-Camano Area Foundation office, 10101 270th St. NW, Suite 219 (1:30-3 p.m. Tuesdays), or by calling 360-474-7086. Applications are due May 30.

More info: Betty McCadden at 360-387-7558

Enroll: Free boating class in Everett: Boating season is here. All vessel operators born in 1955 or later are required to have a boater education card. The Everett Police Department’s Marine Operations Unit offers a free, state-certified “Adventures in Boating” course, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. June 7 at the Everett Police Department’s South Precinct, 1121 SE Everett Mall Way.

Registration is required and class is limited to the first 30 students.

More info: Jim Pulley at jlp1141@frontier.com

Serve: Volunteers needed for city boards: Mountlake Terrace is recruiting citizens to serve on a variety of boards and commissions to help organize events, inform and advise the City Council, and get involved in the community.

Volunteers use their time and talents to promote Mountlake Terrace and its events like National Night Out and Arts of the Terrace. In most cases, volunteers do not need specialized training or experience.

Applications are due May 23 and are available at www.cityofmlt.com (click on “For Residents,” “Advisory Boards &Commissions”).

More info: Virginia Olsen at 425-744-6206 or volsen@ci.mlt.wa.us

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