The 2014 Snohomish Easter Parade is almost here!
Doug Ramsay photo, dougramsayphoto.photoshelter.com
SNOHOMISH - The 34th annual Snohomish Easter Parade is coming Saturday, April 19 with floats, dancing drill teams and the traditional bonnet contest.
The parade begins at 11 a.m. on First Street led by the Snohomish County Tribune’s Easter Bunny. Come early to find a good viewing spot. More ...
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How to support Oso victims with these Snohomish groups:
* Donate to the Cascade Valley Hospital Foundation Disaster Fund
All money raised goes directly to the people affected. The nonprofit group is coordinating with recognized community organizations in the Oso/Darrington area to pinpoint specific needs and distribute money through those organizations.
The Cascade Valley Hospital Foundation is a registered nonprofit.
For more information, please see the Cascade Valley Hospital Foundation website, www.cascadevalley.org/foundation.
* The Snohomish Boys and Girls Club is collecting gift cards to donate directly to affected families. The most needed are gas cards, grocery cards and VISA-type gift cards. To include kids, club members are sending cards and letters to both the families and the heroes working around the clock during this time.
Any questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-568-7760. Gift cards can be dropped off or mailed to the club at 402 Second Street in Snohomish.
* The Snohomish Community Food Bank: Hours for donations: Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 9 a.m. - 2 p.m., Tuesdays 9 a.m. - 6:45 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
The Snohomish Food Bank at 1330 Ferguson Road is accepting donations to help families and crews working the scene. Money donations can be earmarked for Oso/Darrington and used to purchase needed items. Particular needs are socks, diapers, dog food and cat food.
* Donations to the Red Cross can be made at American Red Cross. Visit their website at www.redcross.org or call 425-252-4103.