Seton House benefit next week
The second annual benefit luncheon for Seton House, a Catholic Community Services residential program for single pregnant and parenting women, will take place Wednesday, April 20 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church south of Mill Creek.
The luncheon, with the theme “Helping Hearts for Seton House,” begins at noon. Tours of the facility, which houses eight women and their children, are available starting at 11:30 a.m. The luncheon is free, but patrons are asked to make a donation.
Seton House is located on the parish grounds, 2316 180th St. SE. For more information, call Sharon Paskewitz at 425-257-2111.
Author speaks at club meeting
Mill Creek’s own mystery writer, Donna Anders, will be on hand at the Wednesday, April 20 meeting of the Mill Creek Women’s Club. Anders has authored many novels published by Simon and Schuster and will share stories about her career.
The meeting and program will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Mill Creek Country Club with luncheon following.
This date is also the annual book exchange. Any books left at the end of the day will be sold and the money donated to Pathways for Women, YWCA.
Membership in the women’s club is open to all women living within the city of Mill Creek. Annual dues of $20 are now being collected for 2005-06.
For more information visit www.millcreekwomensclub.com or call Jac-e Albertson at 425-743-9455.
Public hearing on site plan changes
The Mill Creek Planning Commission will have a public hearing next week on changes to plans for the Nature’s Landing development.
The proposed change would alter pedestrian access on sidewalks within the development, located at 13824 North Creek Drive, west of the Mill Creek Sports Park and north of the Reserve at Mill Creek Apartments.
The hearing is for 7 p.m. Thursday, April 21 at City Hall, 15728 Main St. For more information, call Tom Rogers at 425-745-1891.
Assistance needed for Rescue Pup
Rescue Pup, a Mill Creek-based non-profit organization that finds homes for stray sick and injured dogs, regularly needs donations to cover veterinary expenses.
Donations can be made at Pet Pleasers, a non-profit pet supply store the organization operates. Pet Pleasers is located at the corner of 9th Avenue SE and 164th Street SE.
In addition to donations, the organization also needs volunteers to serve as foster homes for dogs it receives.
For more information, call 425-742-6072.
DARE chocolate shield fund raiser
Mill Creek police are selling police department chocolate shields for $1 to benefit the DARE program.
The shields were made from a mold that was designed with the Mill Creek water wheel and the words “Mill Creek Police.” The shields can be purchased at the police department’s service counter inside City Hall, 15728 Main St.
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