Show you care for a day

United Way of Snohomish County is encouraging volunteers to register for the agency’s Day of Caring on Sept. 15.

Volunteers may team up with co-workers, family, neighbors and other volunteers to complete projects such as painting, building, cleaning and reading to children.

Go online to and choose a project. For more information, call 425-921-3459.

Drivers needed to shuttle clients

Catholic Community Services is looking for volunteers to drive clients to and from doctor appointments and other errands.

Those interested can help neighbors maintain an independent lifestyle. Drive daily or schedule to fit your free time.

Mileage is reimbursed. Emergency training and defensive-driving classes are provided at no cost. Clients are able to enter and exit a vehicle on their own.

Those who are at least 21, have insurance, a valid driver’s license and a safe running vehicle are asked to contact John McAlpine, program coordinator, Retired Senior Volunteer Program of Snohomish County, at 425-257-2111.

Habitat for Humanity bikers near trip’s end

The 12th annual Habitat for Humanity Bicycle Challenge to raise money for Habitat projects brings 26 bicyclists to Edmonds on Friday.

The bike riders are completing a 4,000-mile cross-country trip, which began nine weeks ago in New Haven, Conn. The riders will be available to talk to Habitat supporters, bicycle enthusiasts and others from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday at Edmonds-Woodway High School.

They then head to Seattle for the end of their journey. For more information on the visit, call 425-778-5215.

For more information about the Habitat Bicycle Challenge, go online to

City seeks recreation class ideas

The city of Mill Creek wants to add some new classes to the recreation program.

Interested residents are asked to call the city’s recreation department with ideas.

Instructors with program proposals also are encouraged to contact recreation assistant Chris Bailey at 425-921-5736 or via e-mail at chrisb@

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