OSO — In an effort to demonstrate their care, concern and generosity to the community of Oso, Thrivent Financial and the Oso Community Chapel are seeking donations and volunteers to assist with an Oso tribute memorial on Saturday, April 26.
ARLINGTON — The Cascade Valley Hospital Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center has received recognition as a “Center for Excellence” for 2013. This award indicates that the center has achieved outstanding patient outcomes for the last 12 consecutive months, including patient satisfaction of more than 92 percent, and a minimum 91 percent wound healing rate, within 30 median days to heal. The Cascade Valley Hospital Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine Center is the only wound care facility in Washington state to be awarded this honor.
ARLINGTON — The Cascade Valley Hospital Foundation Board has granted $236,715 for Oso mudslide relief to the following organizations:
In a continuing effort to address the needs of families impacted by the State Route 530 flood and mudslide, United Way is partnering with two highly regarded local organizations. Up to $24,750 will help Camp Fire USA's Snohomish County Council, to send 50 children from Darrington to Camp Killoqua this summer. Another $20,000 will help the North Sound Society of St. Vincent de Paul distribute full sets of new, pre-packaged household items to people who lost their homes in the March 22 mudslide.
MARYSVILLE — The Marysville Chapter of Soroptimist International offered the local community an eye-opening education on the world of human trafficking on Tuesday, April 15, from the perspectives of three people who deal most often with its victims.
The Arlington and Marysville communities have continued to show their support for the survivors of the Oso mudslide through a series of local fundraising events throughout the week.
Those who are interested in pitching in for the survivors of the Oso mudslide can contribute throughout the weeks ahead, but they’d be advised to keep their weekends free for special events.
ARLINGTON — After they helped “Paint the Town Purple” on Saturday, March 22, the organizers and participants of the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life for Arlington are inviting current and prospective volunteers to their next “Relay Rally” meeting from 7-8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 8, at the Stillaguamish Senior Center, located at 18308 Smokey Point Blvd. in Arlington.
Businesses, community groups and individuals from Arlington, Smokey Point, Lakewood and Marysville have responded to the needs of the Oso and Darrington communities in the wake of the mudslide that cut across State Route 530 and the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River on March 22.
ARLINGTON — In times of tragedy, many people find strength in faith, and the Arlington community proved to be no exception in the wake of the Oso mudslide on March 22, as three different churches coordinated three consecutive days of religious observances for those affected by this disaster.
ARLINGTON — Several local officials have released statements about the March 22 Oso mudslide.
The businesses and community groups of North Snohomish County are chipping in on behalf of one of their own communities, as Oso and Darrington continue to recover from the landslide that impacted both towns on Saturday, March 22.
ARLINGTON — In response to the landslide that occurred in Oso on Saturday, March 22, the Youth Center of the Arlington Free Methodist Church will serve as the site for a day of prayer and community support from noon to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 26.
ARLINGTON — Legion Memorial Park, located at 114 N. Olympic Ave. in Arlington, will serve as the site for a candlelight vigil, starting at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25, to honor and mourn the victims of the Oso landslide on Saturday, March 22.
ARLINGTON — After much discussion regarding the landslide in Oso on Saturday, March 22, the Arlington Drug Awareness Coalition has decided that it's best to postpone its "Out of the Shadows" community event, which had been scheduled for Wednesday, March 26.
ARLINGTON — The newly formed Arlington Drug Awareness Coalition is sponsoring a community-wide drug and alcohol awareness event, "Out of the Shadows," on Wednesday, March 26, at 6 p.m. in the Byrnes Performing Arts Center. The group encourages all community members, parents and young people to attend this event, and will provide childcare for younger children through the National Honor Society.
ARLINGTON — Arlington Dollars For Scholars' annual Bingo Night returns to Presidents Elementary on Saturday, March 22, from 6-8 p.m.
ARLINGTON — The Arlington Relay For Life will "Paint the Town Purple" in the city's downtown from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 22.
ARLINGTON — Although its attendance might have seemed relatively sparse at first, the turnout for the Arlington American Legion Post 76 commemoration of the Legion's 95th birthday on Saturday, March 15, soon drew a healthy crowd to the Post 76 Lounge that afternoon.
LAKEWOOD — Although he currently serves as director of student services and Career and Technical Education for the Lakewood School District, Dr. Michael Mack will step into a new role starting on April 19, when he replaces Dr. Dennis Haddock as the district's acting superintendent.