Tuesday, February 24, 2004
Child birth class on tap in Prosser
PROSSER - Prosser Memorial Hospital will offer a four-week
child birth education class beginning Monday, March 1.
Classes will be held in the hospital's Whitehead conference
room on March 1, 8, 15 and 22, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in English and from 7 to
8:30 p.m. in Spanish. The classes are designed to inform and prepare expectant
Hospital officials say the best time to register for the
class is during the sixth or seventh month of pregnancy. Registration forms can
be obtained by calling (509) 788-6034.
Author to speak
to Christian women March 15
PROSSER - Author and conference speaker Jan Mathers will be
the guest speaker at the Monday, March 15, meeting of the Lower Valley
Christian Women's Club. Mathers' topic will be "Adventure in the
The musical interlude at the March 15 meeting will be
provided by vocalist Bev Grow.
The 11:30 a.m. luncheon meeting will be held at Prosser's
Barn Restaurant. Reservations can be phoned in by calling 894-4610 or 882-2365.
set for March 2
The American Red Cross will stage a blood drawing at
Sunnyside's United Methodist Church on Tuesday, March 2.
According to the chairman of the drawing, Marie Handy, Girl
Scouts Troop 391 will serve as the sponsor of the 1 to 6 p.m. event.
Handy said those who want to reserve times to donate blood
can call 1-800-787-9691. Handy added that anyone 17 years of age and older who
weigh at least 105 lbs. and are in good general health are eligible to donate
Egg design class to be held locally
The Sunnyside Parks and Recreation Department is again
offering its popular Ukrainian egg design class.
The eggs are decorated by waxing and dying eggs—in the
Ukrainian style that has come to be known as an art form.
The class will be held Tuesday and Thursday, March 23 and
25, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Sunnyside Senior Center. Marra-Lynn Rodriguez
will serve as instructor. The class fee is set at $25 for city residents and
$32 for all others. The fee includes all the costs of all supplies needed to
decorate two eggs.
Class size is limited to 12 participants. Sign-ups are
ongoing at the local parks and rec office.
Deadline extended to nominate local award winners
The Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce has extended the deadline to
Thursday, Feb. 26, to nominate a person for its annual awards program.