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B2 WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 289 2009 THE ISSAQUAH PRESS COMMUNITY CALENDAR FILE HABITAT HELPERS NEEDED Habitat for Humanity of East King County is hosting a vol- unteer information meeting from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 2 at the Issaquab Library Administrative Service Center Public Meeting Room (2A/B), 960 Newport Way N.W. Come learn about volunteer opportunities and ask questions. Or sign up to volunteer at www.habitatekc.org or call a volunteer coordinator at 869-6007. Events Religious/spiritual Author Craig Romano dis- cusses his book "Day Hiking: North Cascades" at 7 p.m. Jan. 29 at the Mountaineers Club Foothills Branch Meeting, King County Library Service Center, 960 Newport Way N.W. E-mail ftroje@eskimo.com. The Mountains to Sound Greenway hosts trail mainte- nance parties to build turnpikes, excavate trails, improve surface tread and more from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Jan. 31 at Squak Mountain State Park. It also hosts a tree- potting event from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Greenway Na- tive Plant Nursery. Learn more or register at www.mtsgreenway.org or by calling 206-812-0122. Appointments are being taken to donate blood when the Puget Sound Blood Center blood mobile comes to the Issaquah Community Center all day Jan. 30. Sign up by calling 1-800-398- 7888 toll-free. The Cedar Hills Citizen Re- view Committee hosts a public meeting from 7-8:30 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Cedar Hills Landfall, 16645 228th Ave. S.E., Maple Valley. Call 206-205-7182. The American Red Cross presents the ninth annual CPR Saturday Feb. 28 in honor of Renton Heart Month. This is open to everyone. Students will get free training and testing in adult CPR. Classes at Renton Technical Col- lege begin at 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m. and 12:30 and 2 p.m. Spanish and ASL class start times are dif- ferent. Participants must pre-reg- ister online at www.seattlered- cross.org or call 206-726-3534. Fundraisers Leading the Wave, the Elder and Adult Day Services 25th anniversary luncheon, is from 11:30 a.m.- 1:15 p.m. at The Golf Club at Newcastle, 15500 Six Penny Lane, Newcastle. Keynote speaker is Dr. John Medina, au- thor of "Brain Rules: 12 Princi- ples for Surviving and Thr!ving at Work, Home and School. While there is no charge, each attendee is asked to make a donation. RSVP by calling 206-859-5708. The lssaquah Food Bank ac- cepts online cash donations, nonperishable food and usable clothing items (especially chil- dren's and infant's clothing). Drop off food and clothing donations at 179 First Ave. S.E. Make online donations at www.issaquahfood- bank.org. The food bank is open to clients from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Tuesdays through ThursdayS and from 5-7 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of the month. Volunteers are also needed. Call 392-4123 or 392-5836. St. Joseph Catholic Church offers the following faith en- richment and community op- portunities at its Issaquah loca- tion, 220 Mountain Park Blvd. S.W. Call 392-5516. Suggested donations at the door are $25 for a family and $10 per individual. "Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick" Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 at all weekend Masses. Go to www.sj- cissaquah.org for Mass times. The Knights of Columbus host a spaghetti feed fundraiser for the St. Joseph School eighth-grade trip to Washington, D.C., at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 31 in McGirl Hail. Dona- tions will be taken at the door. Mass at 6 p.m. followed by adoration and night prayers at 8:45 p.m. Feb. 4. First Saturday Mass, 10 a.m. Feb. 7. Faith United Methodist Church hosts a free movie, "Fireproof: Never Leave Your Partner Behind," from 6-7 p.m. Feb. 6. This and a corresponding study offers practical insights about love and forgiveness that can help build, or rekindle, a life- long, red-hot marriage. The movie will be the kickoff for a six-week sermon series that begins Feb. 8 and also a six-session study led by The Rev. John Brewer using the "Fireproof Your Marriage" study. This class series meets 6:45-8:15 p.m. Mondays Feb. 9 to March 16. Childcare will be available but registration is required to secure fYoOUr spot. (Donations are welcome r the sitters). Childcare will be available. Register with the office at 392-0123, ext 2. Our Savior Lutheran Church presents "A Deeper Well" dis- cussion group at 8 p.m. the last Tuesday of the month through June, at the Issaquah Brew House, 35 W. Sunset Way. Call 392-4169, ext. 105, or e-mail rd- fletcher@oslcissaquah.org. Classes In the wake of the recent flooding, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and The Home Depot are teaming up to teach residents how to safely re- enter their homes after a flood, take steps to salvage belongings and clean the entire home. These tips will include mold mitigation and how to regain a healthy home. The clinics at the Issaquah Home Depot are from noon-1 p.m. and from 2-3 p.m. Jan. 31, at 6200 E. Lake Sammamish Parkway. Call 391-8467. The Mad Scrapper offers free scrapbooking classes from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays. Each week features a new project. Call to register, as space is limited. Supply list, instructions and proj- When Becky's weekly phone call to her mom went unanswered, she panicked During that storm, her mother was at risk for losing heat and perishables, as well as facing the burden of asking for help. But, after all getting her morn a back-up power system, Becky gained peace of mind knowing that her morn would be warm and self-reliant, ad felt much better living so far away. Automatic standby generators Manual transfer panels for portable generators Electric service & repair ACCURATE ELECTRIC 425.369.6122 www.accurate'-eT c ric.com ect samples are available in the store or see a sneak preview on- line at www.madscrapper, com. Call 427-8871. ArtEAST offers the following workshops at UP Front [art] gallery at 48 Front St. N. (call 392-3191 or go to www.arteast.org):i Art Appreciation The Lonely Light of Edward Hopper, from 7- 9 p.m. Jan. 28. Fee is $15. Paint Your Cake & Eat it Too! elein-air Pastries, Introduction to Oil Paints from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Jan. 31. Fee is $55. The Magical World of Russian artist Marc Chagall from 7-9 p.m. Feb. 9. Fee is $15. Lunch with a Bunch of Birds: Holy Crows from noon - 2 p.m. Feb. 13. This special presenta- tion features the work of more than 25 Northwest artists. Microcosmic! The Art of Paul Klee, Juan Miro and Hans Arp from 7-9 p.m. Feb. 18 and 25. Fee is $30. The free seminar, "Pruning for Health and Beauty," pre- sented by city horticulturist Alan Haywood, is at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 31 at Squak Mt. Greenhouses and Nursery, 7600 Renton-Issaquah Road S.E. Call 392-1025. "Divorce Recovery," a semi- nar for those going through sepa- ration or divorce or trying to move on after divorce, is Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. Feb. 10 - April 21 at Pine Lake Covenant Church 1715 228th Ave. S.E., Sam- mamish. Register by calling 392- 8636 or going to www.plcc.org. Child care is available by pre- registration only. Issaquah Ubrary The library is at 10 W. Sunset Way. Call 392-5430. The Issaquah Library Book Discussion Group discusses "Loving Frank," by Nancy Ho- ran at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 28. The Manga Group for teens meets at 2:30 p.m. Jan. 28. "Starting a New Business: Options to Consider" is at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 31. Join Ed Moizan, Seattle SCORE business counselor and learn how to build a successful startup plan. The King County Library System presents a special pro- gram series for adults, Fiscal Fitness. Kicking off the series is "eBay I -- The 'Basics' of eBay Selling" from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Issaquah Library. Brown Tones Story Tellers presents "A Visit with Aunt Harriet" at 7 p.m. Feb. 10 with Karol Brown. Visit with "Aunt Harriet" as she remembers her heroic struggle to bring slaves to freedom along the Underground Railroad: This inspiring one- woman show recreates the life of the woman who became known as the "Moses of Her People." "Discovering A-Y-P: A Com- munity Research Project" is from 6-8 p.m. Feb. 17. Learn how to research historical evidence connected with the Alaskan- Yukon-Pacific Exposition, Seattle's first World's Fair in 1909. For ages 14 and older. Register by go- ing to www.ayplOO.org or calling 206-324-1126, ext. 30. Senior Center Center hours are from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Activities are open to peo- ple 55 and older. The center is at 75 N.E. Creek Way. Call 392- 2381. A day trip lunch to the Old Spaghetti Factory is from 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Jan. 28. The fee is $5. A free class, Fearless Phon- ing: Cell Phone Help For You, is at 2:45 p.m. Jan. 28. Still Life Painting Class, for all levels of experience, is from 1- 3 p.m. Mondays, Feb. 2-23. Fee is $50. Lunch bunch features an easy, healthy lunch option, based on the Healthy Living Lec- ture Series. Fee is $3. A book/article discussion group meets from 10:30-11:30 a.m. the second and fourth Wednesday. ENGAGEMENT Christopher Fox and Brandy Eaton Eaton, Fox Mr. and Mrs. Byron Eaton, of Covington, wish to announce the engagement of their daughter, Brandy Dawn, to Christopher James Fox. The couple plans a May 2 wed- ding at Trinity Lutheran Church in Enumclaw. Brandy, a 1999 graduate of Sky- line High School, is employed at a private medical clinic in Issaquah. Christopher, the son of Mr. and , Mrs. James Fox, of Kent, is a 1998 graduate of Enumclaw High School. He works at Good Chevrolet. WHO'S NEWS DIA honors Holiday Decorating Contest winners The DownTown Issaquah Asso- ciation has announced the win- ners of the 2008 Holiday Decorat- ing Contest. Taking the Gold Award was Ankhasha's Consignments, Etc. It was a pa~cular challenge for Ankhasha s to keep a nice-looking display, because some of its deco- rations sold every day. They had to keep changing things around and add new things to keep it looking festive. The Silver Award winner was Flying Pie Pizzeria. Last year, Fly- ing Pie finished just out of the medals. The Bronze Award went to Vino Bella. Realtors' association honors Issaquah broker Joan Probala was one of nine individu- als recently honored by the Seattle-King County Associ- ation of Real- tors. Probala, an associate bro- ker at Winder- Joan Pmbala mere Real Es- tate/East Inc. in Issaquah, was presented the Government Affairs Volunteer of the Year award. The award recognizes service on vari- ous governmental and public af- fairs activities. Probala, a nin, e-year volunteer on the association s Governmental Af- fairs Committee, also serves as a key contact for state legislators in the 5th District. She has volunteered for numerous candidate interview panels and is an active fundraiser for political candidates and the Re- alters' Political Action Committee. She is also a past president of the Issaquah Chamber of Com- merce and currently serves on the city's Planning Policy Commission. PETS OF THE WEEK Blue, a 3-year-old kitty, enjoys napping on win- dowsills and playing with toy mice. He has a beautiful white coat and deep blue eyes. Blue is a loving com- panion ready to meet you. Come fall in love! Meet Ringo, a 1-year old Chihuahua mix who'll give you love and laughter. He's friendly, has a gentle person- ality and he enjoys snug- gling. Ringo shared his pre- vious home with dogs and makes new friends easily. l~ese pets may already have been adopted by the time you see these photos. If you're interested in adopting these or other animals, contact the Humane Society for SeatUe/King County at 641- 0080, go to www.seattlehumane.org or e-mail humane@seattiehumane.org. All adopted animals go home spayed/neutered, microchipped and vaccinated, with 30 days of free pet health insur- ance and a certificate for an examination by a King County veterinarian. [he Seattle Humane Society is now open from noon - 6 p.m. seven days a week. ANNIVERSARY Duane and Virginia Engiund in 1943 Englunds celebrate 66th anniversary Duane and Virginia Englund, of Issaquah, celebrated their 66th anniversary on Jan. 23, 2009. They met at Goode's Corner and have lived here all their lives. The couple's children, Gary and Jeani, as well as their grand- children and great-grandchil- Donne and Virginia Engiund in 2009 dren, thank them for their loving care and for being wonderful role models. COLLEGE NEWS Student named to dean's list DePaul University student Paul Watt, of Renton, has been named to the dean's list for the 2008 au- tumn quarter. To receive the commendation, full-time stu- dents must earn a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or above on a 4-point scale. Local students named to WSU honor roll The following local students have earned recogn, ition on the fall 2008 President s Honor Roll at Washington State University. To be eligible, a full-time student must earn a 3.75 grade point av- erage for the semester or have maintained a 3.5 cumulative grade point average. Issaquah: Lynn Ahlers, Jerome Babauta, Rebekah Bartholomew, Whitney Berkan, Matthew Car- mody, Jillian Clark, Devon Crouch, Caitlin Dooley, Camerin Duun, Sheila Espenel, Kelsey Face, Kevin Faulkner, Matthew Gelber, Jordan Graham, Michelle Hedeen, Maxwell Hochanadel, Stephanie Huang, Shannon Inton, Keith Ireland, Andre Jensen, Shannon Keveren, Richard Kil- patrick, Ashley Lindeman, Maggie Litka, Jeffrey Marks, Melissa Mar- ques, Mikaela McGee, Anna Mcll- vaine, Robert Meunier, Garrett Miller, Catherine Misner, Charles Misner, Timothy Nygaard, Lukas eaulsen, Kayleigh Phillips, Mau- reen Poston, Robin Pritchett, Scan Rapoza, Scan Richardson, Lianna Sellars, Laurel Skoff, Eric Stewart, Neff Stover, Brittany Turner, Danielle Turrin and Jessica Zuhl Renton: Briana ALzola, Matthew Asahara, Jamion Botch, Jason Butler, Kyle Salas Couboy, Kath- eryn Connors, Meghan Converse, Kristopher Cote, Emily Dennison, Breuna Forgey, Kara Gribskov, Tracey Hale, Madison Herman, Colleen Johns, Mathew Koziol, Rachael Nelson, Alexandra Pettitt, Christoph Prnmmer, Rachelle Roz- sonits, Nathaniel Schoot, Ian Smith and Bao-A Thach Sammamish: Karl Alberts, Joshua Beach, Alexander Carlson, John Charm, Madeline Christie, Lynn Colingham, Lucas Corbin, Candice Covey, Sarah Ducharme, Garry Fulghum IIl, Sarah Goehri, Caridad Guerrero, Caitlin Hawkinson, Ram Kandasamy, Kendra Kisling, Kendra Kisling, Jordan Macpherson, Lauren McLaughlin, Malinda Miller, Scott Peterson, Michael Pitt, Jessica Sabean, Laura Saddler, Aubrey Simon, Rachel Taylor, Matthew Thompson and Jordan Young Man Tries Out For Pro Team After Using Thera-Gesico BEXAR COU~'TY- After applying Thera-Gesic to his sore right knee,'Ibm W\ tried out for his favorite basketball team. 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