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  • Monday, March 3, 2008 10:02am

McGlashan named Shoreline Star

The city of Shoreline announced that Keith McGlashan has been selected as a Shoreline Star, and will be the second Star honored at a 7 p.m. March 28 City Council meeting.

As a Shoreline Star, McGlashan is being honored for his contribution to the Shoreline community. He has volunteered with various organizations, including the Center for Human Services, Chamber of Commerce, Shoreline Public Schools Foundation, Northshore-Shoreline Family Network and Forward Shoreline. McGlashan is one of twelve Shoreline Stars that will be honored at upcoming City Council meetings through Aug. 15.

Used book sale in Lake Forest Park

The annual spring used book sale, sponsored by the Friends of the Lake Forest Park Library, is set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 2 at Lake Forest Park Towne Centre, just outside the library entrance. All proceeds will benefit the Lake Forest Park Library. The event will feature gardening and children’s books, as well as others. For more information, call Molly Bernard at 206-362-5989.

Hunger forum sponsored by city

A community forum to examine hunger is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 29 at the Shoreline Center, Alumni Room. The forum will discuss how many people are affected locally by hunger, the current food distribution system and what the community can do to ensure no one goes hungry.

The event is sponsored by the city of Shoreline, Office of Human Services and United Way of King County, North Community Council. For information contact Rob Beem at 206-546-1933.

‘Partners with Youth Campaign’

More than 100 of Shoreline / South County Family YMCA volunteers have reported pledges totaling $153,984 in the 2005 YMCA Partners With Youth Campaign. This total represents an increase of $5,000 over the 2004 campaign.

Partners With Youth contributions fund child care, day camp and youth sports scholarships and teen programming. In 2004, $148,000 was returned to the community through financial assistance to 2,500 low-income youth and families.

Throughout the region, volunteers for the YMCA of Greater Seattle are raising more than $4 million for the overall YMCA Partners With Youth Campaign. In the past year, the YMCA of Greater Seattle touched the lives of more than 186,000 people of all ages, including more than 100,000 youth.

For more information about how to get involved in the YMCA, call Carla Hilderbrand at 206-364-1700.

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