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Pearl Hughes Guild to meet Friday, Oct. 21

A report from Joyce Carter on how calendar sales are progressing will highlight the Friday, Oct. 21, meeting of the Pearl Hughes Guild of Children's Hospital and Medical Center.

Friday's meeting at Sunnyside's Sunny Spot Restaurant will begin at 11:30 a.m.

The Children's Hospital calendars are currently available for purchase at Neva's Beauty Salon and Scissor City. All proceeds from calendar sales will be sent to Children's Hospital and Medical Center in Seattle.

This Friday's hostess gift will be provided by Bernice Nederhood. Also on Friday, plans for the guild's annual Christmas party will be made. Traditionally, guild members contribute to a toy fund for hospitalized children.

Business owners roundtable

set for Nov. 3

YAKIMA - Local business owners will have an opportunity to discuss a variety of issues with executives of the Washington State Department of Revenue at a business roundtable scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 3, from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Red Lion Hotel Yakima Center.

The state agency is hosting roundtable discussions across the state to gather input from taxpayers on topics including agency programs, communication tools, policies and procedures. Feedback will be used in developing the Department of Revenue's strategic plan.

Attendance at the Nov. 3 roundtable is by pre-registration only (

‘Walk to Remember’

set for Oct. 22

GRANDVIEW - The third annual "Walk to Remember," a gathering to honor and remember babies who were lost due to miscarriage, stillbirth or neonatal death, will be held this coming Saturday, Oct. 22, in Grandview.

Saturday's walk, during National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, will be held at Grandview's Dykstra Park. Registration will begin at 9:30 a.m., with the walk to commence a half hour later.

Organizers say the walk is open to all who would like to participate.

Three injured

in I-82 accident

GRANDVIEW - An elderly couple from Kennewick and their 56-year-old daughter were injured yesterday afternoon when the car they were in rolled down an embankment on I-82.

WSP troopers report that Lyle H. Dahlin, 76, of Kennewick was the driver of a 1996 Jeep Cherokee that was westbound on I-82 at about 12:45 p.m. Monday. The WSP said Dahlin, in an attempt to avoid a second vehicle, changed lanes and lost control of the Jeep. The vehicle left I-82, near milepost 73 outside of Grandview, and rolled down an embankment, coming to rest on its top.

He, along with his wife, 78-year-old Gloria M. Dahlin of Kennewick, and his daughter, 56-year-old Linda J. Mitchell of Kent, sustained injuries. All three were transported to Sunnyside Community Hospital.

The Jeep Cherokee was totaled in the accident.


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