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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 meeting

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 award.

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.


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