Community Focus

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  • Monday, March 3, 2008 6:52am

City blood drive

set for Aug. 8

The city of Edmonds is sponsoring a blood drive from 12 noon-2:30 p.m. and 3:30-6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 8 in the parking lot of the Public Safety Complex, 250 Fifth Ave. N.

Healthy individuals over age 18 (ages 16 and 17 may participate with parental permission) are needed for the drive, which is being conducted by the Puget Sound Blood Center. All blood types are needed.

To sign up contact Linda Carl in the mayor’s office at 425-771-0247 or via e-mail at

Church hosts Jews for Jesus founder

Moiseh Rosen, founder of the Jews for Jesus evangelistic agency, will speak at 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14 at Edgewood Baptist Church in Edmonds.

Rosen , executive director of the organization with branches in 41 states and five countries, is an internationally recognized consultant in Jewish evangelism and author of several books on the subject.

The public is invited and admission is free. An offering will be taken.

For more information contact the church at 425-776-5104 or Edgewood Baptist is located at 20405 76th Ave. W.

‘Bridge’ marathon helps food bank

Registration is underway for a ‘bridge’ marathon to benefit the Carol Rowe Memorial Food Bank at the Edmonds United Methodist Church.

Two-person teams will be assigned to a group of eight pairs in round-robin fashion. Each pair will play the other pairs in its group from October 2005 through May 2006. A variety of games will be played by every team once a month.

Every participant is asked to contribute $10 to the food bank, which helps people in need from the Edmonds area.

For more information or to register contact Shirley Blackbourn at 425-778-8201 or Olaree Hoppel at 425-778-8015.

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