Community briefs

February 16

  • Saturday, February 16, 2019 1:30am
  • LifeNews

8 locals at Seattle home show

SEATTTLE – Four companies from both Marysville and Arlington will be part of the Seattle Home Show Feb. 23 through March 3 at the CenturyLink Field Event Center. From Marysville: American Patio Covers Plus, Inc., Clean Crawls, Inc., Four Day Fireplace LLC and Hardwood Perfections.

From Arlington: MasterDecks, ResCom Railing Systems, Rock Electric and Timberline Patio Covers.

From backyard cottages to tiny homes, from smart home technology to landscaping and kitchen remodeling, attendees will see all the latest for the home at the nation’s oldest and largest consumer home show, marking its 75th anniversary.

Booths will have everything from a new “smart” induction burner, with its own smart pan and recipe app, to a new “collapsible” tiny log cabin that lets you quickly assemble or disassemble it to move to another location.

Blood drive Feb. 20

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).

Kindergarten registration Feb. 19

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.

Marysville police news

MARYSVILLE – Marysville police, including K9 Copper, joined Seattle police and Snohomish County 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.

Clean Air helps with fireplace replacement

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.

Sign up for flag football, volleyball

MARYSVILLE – The Marysville Boys and Girls 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.

Get copy of state of schools address

ARLINGTON – A copy of the Arlington Public Schools’ State of the District Address Jan. 24 at Post Middle School is now available.

Nearly 170 parents, students, staff and community members attended. A tour of Post took place before the event. The Arlington High School Air Force JROTC presented the flags, Kent Prairie Elementary’s “Choir on Fire” sang songs, and AHS Culinary Arts students prepared and served desserts.

A panel of middle school students answered questions from Superintendent Chrys Sweeting about what is working well, what needs improving, and suggestions they have to continue making Arlington Public Schools the best place to learn. To see the presentation, go to asd.wednet.edu/administration/superintendent/state_of_the_district

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