School retirees to meet in Prosser
PROSSER - The Lower Yakima Valley unit of the Washington
State School Retirees Association will meet at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 11, at
the Golden Horse at 108 Merlot Drive in Prosser.
The program will be put on by teachers from the Lower Valley
who've received grants. The grants given to area teachers were from $100 to
$500. For more information call Susan Webber at 786-3990.
ID theft forum to be held in Sunnyside
A free identity theft forum will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m.
on Tuesday, April 25, at the Sunnyside Community Center.
The forum will give businesses and citizens in the valley
information to help protect them from this crime.
Speakers will include Yakima County Sheriff Ken Irwin,
Federal Trade Commission Regional Director Chuck Harwood, as well as a variety
of executives from various banks.
Free child care will be provided, but space is limited. Free
interpretive services with headphones will also be available.
Pasture seminar, field day to be held in Selah
SELAH - Washington State University Extension and the Yakima
County Cattlemen's Association are co-sponsoring a Pasture Seminar and Field
Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 15, at 6810 N. Wenas Rd. in Selah.
The day will include demonstrations and educational programs
by a variety of businesses, including K-Line Irrigation Systems, Gallager Fence
Products and a number of other businesses. Lunch will be available for $5 per
For more information contact W. Frank Hendrix at
Cattlemen's meeting to include educational program
SELAH - The Yakima County Cattlemen's Association meeting to
be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5, at Selah Mining Company restaurant,
will include an educational presentation about Altosid-IGR.
Altosid is a new livestock oral product that has been proven
effective in controlling flies. Manuel Vela, the regional account manager for
Wellmark International, will give the presentation and be available to answer
For more information call 509-574-1600.
Sunnyside to host annual Easter Egg hunt
The City of Sunnyside will hold its 25th annual Easter Egg
hunt at South Hill Park at 9 a.m. on Saturday, April 15.
The event begins with arts and crafts projects followed by
the hunt for candy at 9:30 a.m. Children should bring their own baskets and an
adult must accompany every child. Adults may not assist in the hunt for candy.
For more information call the Sunnyside Recreation Office at
Judges needed for senior projects
Sunnyside High School is looking for judges for senior
projects. Presentations will be made on Monday, May 8, and Tuesday, May 9, from
5 to 8 p.m. Dinner will be provided.
Anyone interested in judging senior projects should call
Holly Ohler, the high school's vocational director and senior project
coordinator at 836-5828.