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Hospice to host after-hours event

The Sunnyside Lower Valley Hospice center will open its doors to the general public on Tuesday, Nov. 15, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

The Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce's monthly after-hours social event is opens to Chamber members, guests and the general public. The Lower Valley Hospice office is located at 3920 Outlook Rd. in Sunnyside. A tour of the center will be given, and refreshments will be served.

Port meeting

set for Monday

Port of Sunnyside commissioners will interview engineering firm representatives at a special meeting called for next Monday, Oct. 24.

The meeting, open to the public, will begin at 1 p.m. at the Port of Sunnyside administrative office (520 S. 7th St.).

General Election ballots in the mail

General Election ballots began arriving in Lower Yakima Valley residents' mail boxes yesterday (Oct. 19).

The county auditor's office is reminding voters they have the right to cast their ballot in secrecy. But, said county officials, if a voter requires assistance with their ballot, he or she may ask for help from a person of his or her own choice, such as a trusted family member or acquaintance. Voters are being cautioned not to accept unsolicited assistance from someone with whom they are not familiar.

Although this year's General Election is being conducted by mail, voters with sight or mobility impairments or those who need language assistance may utilize a designated accessibility site on election day (Nov. 8). The designated site for Lower Yakima Valley voters is the Sunnyside Community Center, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Mabton school directors to meet next Monday

MABTON - The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Mabton School Board is Monday, Oct. 24.

The meeting, open to the public, will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Mabton Jr./Sr. High School media center.

Homecoming game to include baked potato feed

The parents of this year's senior class students will host a baked potato feed prior to Friday's homecoming football game at Sunnyside's Clem Senn Field.

The senior class parents will hold the Friday, Oct. 21, feed from 6 to 8 p.m., at a cost of $3 per person. There will also be homemade goodies for sale.

Proceeds raised at the Friday night dinner will be used to help pay for the 2006 graduation party.

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