Renton High old-timers plan banquet

The Renton High School Old-Timers Association will hold its annual banquet on Sunday, May 18, at the Renton Holiday Inn.

The Renton High School Old-Timers Association will hold its annual banquet on Sunday, May 18, at the Renton Holiday Inn.

Classes of 1918 through 1947 will be invited. Invitations will be mailed to class representatives.

For additional information, contact banquet chairman, Mario Tonda, at 425-255-7509.

American Legion

breakfast April 26

American Legion Post No. 19 19 Renton is hosting a pancake breakfast April 26 from 7-11 a.m. at its post, 3224 N.E. 12th St., Renton. Donations are sought. All proceeds go to assist veterans and active duty troops.

Red Cross offers

free CPR classes

The American Red Cross Serving King & Kitsap Counties will present the Ninth annual CPR Saturday event on May 3 to thank the community for its on-going support of the local Red Cross chapter.

This free event is open to anyone who would like to learn life-saving Adult CPR skills. Red Cross volunteers will donate their time and skills.

Registration begins April 1, 2008.

Classes at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center begin at 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. Spanish classes start at 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The ASL class starts at 10 a.m.

Participants must pre-register for CPR Saturday by visiting or call the Red Cross in Seattle at 206-726-3534.

Position is open

on ethics board

King County residents with an interest in law and ethics can apply for an open, three-year position on the King County Board of Ethics.

The five-member Board of Ethics provides guidance on whether an action or interest is allowable under the King County Code of Ethics and supports the county policy that the private conduct and financial dealings of public officials and employees shall present no actual or apparent conflict of interest between the public trust and private interests.

Time commitment is two to four hours a month.

To be considered, send a letter of interest and resume via e-mail to, or mail to Catherine Clemens, Executive Director, King County Board of Ethics, Chinook Building, 401 Fifth Avenue, Seattle, WA 98104-1818.

Letters and interests must be received by April 18. For more information, contact board Executive Director Catherine Clemen, at 206-296-1856 or via e-mail at, or visit the ethics Web site at

Annual diabetes

event is May 18

The 26th annual Nordstrom Beat the Bridge to Beat Diabetes will be held at Husky Stadium at the University of Washington on Sunday, May 18.

This year’s anticipated participation should reach over 9,000 runners, walkers, volunteers and supporters.

Beat the Bridge hopes to rase more than $1,000,000 for the Northwest chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Registration opens at 6:45 a.m., followed by two walks and an 8K race.

Participants can register online at until 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, May 14.

Entries will also be accepted at the Expo on Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. or on race day at Husky Stadium beginning at 6:45 a.m.

Registration fee is $17 per person.