G'view man graduates State Patrol basic training
OLYMPIA - Sergio Cervantes of Grandview is one of 43 new
state troopers graduating today, Nov. 1, from the State Patrol's 1,000-hour
basic training program.
Cervantes, who will be assigned to serve in Seattle, and the
other graduates participated in a ceremony held in the State Capitol rotunda in
Featured speakers includes Governor Christine Gregoire and
State Patrol Chief John R. Batiste.
Wednesday’s ceremony represents the 93rd Washington State
Patrol training class to graduate from the program. During the ceremony, Chief
Justice Gerry Alexanders administered the oath of office for each of the
Sunnyside church to host mini-conference for women
Trinity Baptist Church in Sunnyside will host a
non-denominational Women of Faith Mini-Conference on Saturday, Nov. 11.
The conference, Contagious Joy, will begin at 9 a.m., with
an expected closing time of 4:30 p.m.
The DVD program will include Patsy Clairmont, Marilyn
Meberg, Luci Swindoll, Sheila Walsh, Thelma Wells and Anita Renfroe.
Lunch will be served at a cost of $10. A love offering will
also be taken.
Those who plan to attend should leave a message at 837-7922,
giving the names of those attending.
Red Cross blood drawing Nov. 7
An American Red Cross blood drawing will be held Tuesday,
Nov. 7, from 1 to 6 p.m. at the United Methodist Church at Ninth Street and
Edison Avenue in Sunnyside.
Anyone 17 years of age and older, who are in good health,
are eligible to give blood. Walk-in donors are welcome, but waiting time can be
reduced by telephoning 1-800-448-3543 for an appointment
Sponsors for the Nov. 7 drawing will be the Nouvella Club.
The drive is being organized by Marie Handy, Sunnyside's blood drawing
'Freeze Out' to benefit cancer patient
Sunnyside High School students are planning a 'Freeze Out'
to benefit a cancer patient that formerly worked at the high school.
The students will camp out downtown for 24-hours and accept
donations for the cancer patient in question.
According to Hannah Paulakis, the cancer patient used to
work in the high school cafeteria. "And because we're students at the high
school, we thought we could benefit her in this way," Paulakis said.
The event will take place at the gazebo downtown and will
begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11 until 8 a.m. the next morning.
The students will be accepting non-perishable food
donations, as well as monetary donations.