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  • Saturday, February 9, 2019 1:30am
  • LifeNews

Police help Special Olympics

MARYSVILLE – Marysville police, including K9 Copper, are joining Seattle police and Snohomish County Feb. 9 to brave the icy waters at Alki Beach for Special Olympics Washington. To donate go to: https://impact.sowa.org/team/198397

Also, the Walmart Foundation donated $2,000 to Marysville police to pay for care kits for people transitioning from homelessness to treatment or other social services.

Also, Walmart Supercenter in Marysville helped gather toiletries and linens, stretching those dollars and donating the last $131 needed to complete the MPD “wish list.”

And local faith-based volunteers assembled the kits, demonstrating community partnership and support for Marysville’s embedded social worker program.

Register for kindergarten

ARLINGTON – Kindergarten registration for Arlington Public Schools families opens Feb. 19.

Parents may go to the office of their neighborhood school to complete a registration packet. To be eligible a child must be at least age 5 by Aug. 31. The following documents are required to register.

•Immunization records

•Proof of residency •Child’s birth certificate Registration forms can be picked up from elementary school offices or from the

district website: www.asd.wednet.edu/cms/one.aspx?portalId=3164321&pageId=4686694

For more call Terri Bookey at 360-618-6210.

Stop and Shop

MARYSVILLE – The Marysville Boys and Girls Club will host another free Stop & Shop – this one just in time for Valentine’s Day.

A number of local vendors will sell crafts and other items. The first 30 people get coupon books from the vendors.

A raffle will take place to support the Boys & Girls Club.

Valentine’s photos will be taken from 1-3 p.m. The event goes from 12:30 to 5 p.m. at 1010 Beach Ave.

Also, the club is accepting Spring Sport registrations through March 8.

Coed flag football is for kids ages 4 through high school. Participants receive a NFL team jersey. Teams practice two nights with games on Saturdays. Cost is $140.

Coed volleyball is for third- to eighth-graders and high school. Teams also practice two nights a week, with games on Saturdays. Cost is $125.

Blood drive set

MARYSVILLE – In partnership with Red Cross and the Marysville Library, the city is sponsoring a blood drive Feb. 20 from noon to 5 p.m. at the library, 6120 Grove St. To schedule an appointment, visit redcross.org and enter Marysville or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).

Clean Air opportunity

Puget Sound Clean Air Agency is offering a $1,500 replacement discount to Snohomish County residents who replace an old, working wood stove or fireplace insert with a new, cleaner-heating device such as an electric heat pump; natural gas, propane or oil furnace; or natural gas, propane or pellet stove or insert. Another offer is a $350 buy-back reward if you recycle an old, working wood stove or fireplace insert.

For more go to www.pscleanair.org/woodstove.

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