Monday, April 14, 2014

Front Porch: Home fire-protection demonstration


Published: Monday, April 14, 2014, 1:00 a.m.

Fire demo planned Firefighters in Granite Falls plan a home fire-protection sprinkler demonstration at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Granite Falls IGA. The event will include two fires in two similar “rooms” — one with fire sprinklers and one without. There also will be information available about smoke alarms. Human trafficking is focus of lunch talk: Jenn Rosenberg will discuss her personal experience with human trafficking, while working at an orphanage in 2006 on the Thailand-Burma border, during an April 23 presentation hosted by Soroptimist International of Everett. The luncheon event costs $12 and starts at noon at the Everett Golf and Country Club, 1500 52nd St. SE. RSVP to Rebecca Brayton at 425-259-8367. “These experiences and stories have personally changed my life and I will do whatever it takes to bring awareness and support to combat human trafficking,” Rosenberg said. Earth Day on Camano Island: A free celebration of the Earth is set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the Camano Plaza parking lot. There will be free native plants, demonstrations, kids activities and more. Learn about worm bins, soil health and protecting the Camano landscape. Posters created by 5th grade students at Utsalady Elementary to celebrate Earth Day will be on display in several Plaza shops.

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