CONCRETE SUMMER MEALS: The Concrete School District will provide a summer food program for any child 18 years of age and younger. Meals will be made available at no charge Mondays through Wednesdays, June 24 through July 31: Breakfast from 8 to 8:30 a.m. and lunch from 11:30 a.m. to noon in the Concrete Elementary School cafeteria, 7838 S. Superior Ave., Concrete

SEDRO-WOOLLEY SUMMER MEALS: Sedro-Woolley School District will provide a summer food program for any child 18 years of age and younger at no charge. Lunch will be served from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. June 24 through Aug. 16, (except no meals on July 4), at the following locations:

• Central Elementary, 601 Talcott St., Sedro-Woolley

• Evergreen Elementary, 1007 McGarigle Road, Sedro-Woolley

• Lyman Elementary, 8183 Lyman Ave., Lyman

• Sedro-Woolley High School, 1235 Third St., Sedro-Woolley

FAMILY SUPPORT FUNDING: Strengthening Families Washington at the Department of Early Learning seeks letters of interest from child abuse prevention organizations for available funding to benefit community-based family support and child abuse prevention programs statewide. The letter of interest format, application cover sheet and information is available online at:

HOST A CULTURAL EXCHANGE: Skagit County families wanting to host an international high school student for the 2012-13 academic year are needed by the nonproft PAX foundation. PAX students, ages 15 to 18, speak English and their monetary and insurance needs are provided. Families provide students with meals, a place to sleep and study, and a supportive family environment. 360-766-4066, or

WORLD HERITAGE VOLUNTEERS: Nonprofit World Heritage offers students from around the world the chance to spend time at schools in the United States. World Heritage seeks volunteers to serve as area representatives to recruit, screen and support host families for international students wanting to attend local schools. For information, call: 1-800-888-9040 or e-mail

Scholarships available

LIVESTOCK SCHOLARSHIP: J&J Livestock will award a $500 scholarship to a Skagit County high school senior who plans further education in an agriculture-vocational field. Applications are available from high school counselors. 360-826-4703.

STOWE COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP: The Duane & Arleen Stowe Family Scholarship, through the Burlington-Edison Education and Alumni Foundation, will be awarded to a Burlington-Edison High School graduate.. Apply online by July 1:

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