on tap Tuesday
You don't need to be a certified emergency technician to
help save someone's life, says Marie Handy, Sunnyside's blood drawing chairman.
Handy is encouraging all community residents to turn out
next Tuesday, Nov. 2, at the Sunnyside United Methodist Church to donate blood.
Handy said those 17 years of age and older are eligible to
"All they have to do is weigh a minimum of 105 pounds
and be in good, general health to help save someone's life with a donation of
blood," said Handy.
Tuesday's blood drawing, being sponsored by the Lower Valley
Nouvella Club, will get underway at 1 p.m. Walk-in donors can show up until 6
p.m. that evening.
Those who want to get in and out quickly can schedule a
donation appointment by calling 1-800-787-9691.
Reception to honor state’s top teacher Monday
MABTON - A reception to honor Tamara Steen, selected
yesterday by the state office of public instruction as the teacher of the year
in Washington state, will be held next Monday, Nov. 1, at Mabton Jr./Sr. High
All Mabton teachers, as well as the community of Mabton, are
invited to the 3 to 4 p.m. reception.
Author to speak
at club meeting
PROSSER - Monday, Nov. 8, author Kathie Nelson will be the
featured speaker at the Lower Valley Christian Women's Club meeting.
Nelson will equip club members with the tools to create
purposeful change, whether their life's scripts read like a romantic novel,
mystery of how-to manual.
The 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. luncheon meeting will be held at
the Barn Restaurant in Prosser. Carol Bender is scheduled to provide the
musical entertainment at the Nov. 8 meeting.
Reservations to attend can be called in at 882-2365 or
Evergreen wreath class to be held
The holiday season is rapidly approaching, and now is a good
time to make plans to learn how to make a fresh evergreen wreath, say Sunnyside
parks and rec officials.
The local parks and rec agency is offering a class in
wreath-making on Saturday, Nov. 13, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Sunnyside
Senior Center (1400 Federal Way). Instructor Jane Swindell, a former
professional florist, will show the secrets of design and assembly. The cost to
participate in the class is $15 for those who reside in Sunnyside, $20 for
non-city residents. Registration is underway now at the local parks and rec
Free computer classes for seniors offered in S’side
The Sunnyside library and the Sunnyside Parks and Recreation
Department are offering free, basic computer classes for anyone 55 years of age
Classes are set for Tuesdays, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the local
library. Pre-registration is required (837-3234 or 837-8660).
John Baldridge will be the class instructor.
Knitting classes offered locally
Knitting classes on Nov. 16, 23 and 30 are being offered in
Offered through the Sunnyside Parks and Recreation
Department, the classes will be held those three days from 7 to 9 p.m. at the
Episcopal Church, at Fourth Street and Edison Avenue. Participants must provide
their own knitting supplies.
Class fees are set at $10. Registration is underway now