Community Focus

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  • Monday, March 3, 2008 6:53am

Drivers wanted in senior program

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Snohomish County is seeking drivers for driving its clients to and from doctor’s appointments. Help your neighbor maintain an independent lifestyle.

Mileage reimbursement provided. Drivers must be at least 21, have insurance, a valid driver’s license and a safe, running vehicle. Contact 425-257-2111, ext. 3374 or for more information.

Assist elderly with home, yard work

Catholic Community Services needs volunteers to help the elderly and disabled with yard work or light housework in Snohomish County throughout the year. Group leader or the individual will need to fill out an application, which requires a background check and three references. For more information call 425-257-2111, ext. 3359.

Girls Scouts look for a few helpers

Girl Scouts need volunteers. If you’re a young professional between the ages of 18 and 29, an adult, parent or grandparent, you could be an adviser. For more information contact 800-767-6845 or visit Volunteer/volops.htm.

MS group

looks for help

MS Helping Hands is collecting dolls and stuffed animal donations to send to the children of the hurricane survivors for Christmas. The group currently have about 100. Donors can drop off gifts on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the MSHH Donor Closet, 409 Howell Way, Edmonds, Wash. 98020, located behind Petosa’s Family Grocer and under the Pancake Haus. The group intend to ship the donations during the first week of December. For additional information, call (206) 718-0894.Dental checkups available for youth

SmileMobile: Dental services provided by Washington Dental Service Foundation for ages 13 and younger and those with limited income, Nov. 7 through 16, appointment required. Cedar Valley Community School, 19200 56th Ave. W., Lynnwood; 425-670-7390.

Bartell Drugs offers vaccines

Bartell Drugs stores are among the locations at which the public can receive flu and pneumonia vaccinations.

Registered nurses from Visiting Nurse Services will administer at selected Bartell stores flu vaccines for $28 and pneumonia vaccines for $40.

For additional information, including store locations and dates, visit Bartell’s Web site at or call a Bartell store.

New drug program

topic on KSER

Basic information on the new Medicare prescription drug program will be the subject of the “Focus on Aging” radio program on KSER 90.7 FM from 4:30-5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8.

The show is hosted by the Snohomish County Council on Aging. For more information contact John Peterson at 425-388-7307.

32nd holiday show

has local artists

The 32nd annual Northwest Artists’ Holiday Show featuring works by area painters, potters and crafts artists will be held from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 5 and 6, at Edmonds Unitarian Church, 8109 224th St. SW. in Edmonds.

The early-winter fair will have 50 booths of art for sale plus an invitational gallery show featuring the work of another 20 artists.

Among the noted artists participating in the event are watercolorist Ann Rutter and Sue Coccia, who every year publishes a special coloring book aimed at young audiences.

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