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Blood drawing

set for Tuesday

Girl Scouts Troop 391 will sponsor an American Red Cross blood drawing in Sunnyside next Tuesday, March 7.

The 1 to 6 p.m. blood drawing will be held at Sunnyside’s United Methodist Church.

Fruit commission schedules meeting

YAKIMA – The Washington State Fruit Commission has scheduled a board of directors meeting for Wednesday, March 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the W.L. Hansen Building (105 S. 18

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St.) in Yakima.

President B.J. Thurlby will give a report of commission business, including an update on board member election nominations and a report on the joint strategic planning session with California. A brief report of 2006 domestic and foreign market promotions and final 2006 budgets will also be presented.

Ukrainian egg design class on tap

The Sunnyside Recreation Department is again offering its popular Ukrainian egg design class. The eggs are decorated by waxing and dying them.

This year’s class is scheduled for Tuesday and Thursday, March 28 and 30, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. each evening at the Sunnyside Community Center. The class is geared for teens and adults.

Marra-Lynn Rodriguez will serve as class instructor.

Sign-ups are underway now at the Recreation office. The cost is $25 for those who live in Sunnyside, $32 for those who reside outside the city limits. The fee includes all supplies needed to decorate two eggs.

Young Life alumni to be recognized

Alumni of Lower Valley Young Life will be honored at the group’s annual fundraising brunch and silent auction, set for this coming Sunday.

All Young Life alumni are asked to contact Tom or Melissa Dekker (837-2972) to make arrangements to attend the March 5 social event.

Open to the public, the brunch and silent auction will be staged at Sunnyside’s Navarro’s Community Center, beginning at 1 p.m. Tickets are not needed to attend the event.

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