Sunnyside pool remains open
all this week
School starts back up this week, but Sunnyside youngsters
will still be able to cool off in the city pool after their classes let out.
City officials announced that the Sunnyside municipal pool
will be open from 3:15 to 5:15 p.m. Wednesday through Friday this week for open
swim sessions. The pool will also be open those three days from 5:30 to 7:30
p.m. for family swim sessions.
Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 28-29, the pool will be open
during regular summer hours. The pool will officially be closed to the public
for the 2004 season beginning next Monday, Aug. 30.
Florida woman guest speaker at women’s Christian club
PROSSER - Barbara Moss of Melbourne Beach, Fla., known for
her adventurous travels, will speak of the "perfect destination" at
the Monday, Sept. 20, meeting of the Lower Valley Christian Women's Club.
Also scheduled at the 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. luncheon meeting
is a performance by vocalist Sheri Boboth, as well as a talk by Mike Leaverton,
who will give tips for safe investing.
The Sept. 20 meeting will be held at Prosser's Barn
Restaurant. The cost for the buffet-style meal is $8.50. Reservations to attend
the Christian club meeting can be made by calling 882-2365 or 894-4610. A free
nursery will be provided for mothers with small children.
Karate classes offered in G’view
GRANDVIEW - A karate instructor with more than 30 years
experience, Olegario Luna, is teaching self-defense classes in Grandview on
Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. Luna is emphasizing self-confidence,
self-defense, positive attitudes and self-discipline.
Those interested in taking the classes can register on-site
at the Harriet Thompson Elementary School cafeteria, between 7 and 9 p.m.
Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The cost to attend the classes is $20 per month for
youngsters and $25 for adults.
Those seeking more information about the karate classes can
contact the Grandview Parks and Recreation Department (882-9219) or drop in on
a session and talk with Luna.
Barr UW scholar award recipient
SEATTLE - Joshua Barr of Sunnyside is among 209 University
of Washington freshmen named as the recipient of an undergraduate scholar
Each of the awards are worth $2,400—$1,200 per year for the
2004-05 and 2005-06 academic years.
The scholarship winners were chosen from among all freshmen
admitted to the UW for the 2004 autumn quarter. A variety of factors were
considered in making the selections, including high school academic
achievement, leadership potential and civic involvement.