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COUNTY BRIEFS

Passport application

comes to the Mall

The Kitsap County Clerk’s office will offer passport application services at Kitsap Mall in Silverdale during spring break, making it more convenient for people who plan to travel this summer.

The service will be offered from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m March 31 through April 2, and again on April 5.

It will also be available on April 6 from noon until 4 p.m.

All applicants will need proof of citizenship, such as a certified copy of a birth certificate or a former passport.

Children under 16 who have a former passport will also need a certified birth certificate to show parental relationship. Each applicant will also need proof of identity and two 2-by-2 color photos.

The clerk will also take applications for the new passport cards, acceptable for ground and sea passage into and out of Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Bermuda.

For more information, call (360) 337-7164.

Volunteers sought

with building skills

Habitat for Humanity of Kitsap County is seeking volunteers with skills in framing, siding, roofing, electrical, plumbing and finish work to work Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Volunteers skilled in any phase of residential home building are needed to help supervise and train unskilled volunteers during the week from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Volunteer orientations are held at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the Habitat offices located in the lower level of the First Christian Church at 811 Veneta in Bremerton.

For more information, call Habitat for Humanity of Kitsap County at (360) 479-3853, or visit online at www.kitsaphabitat.org.

United Way offers

grant resources

United Way of Kitsap County will offer a collection of resources that will give local nonprofit organizations access to information about funding sources, beginning on May 1.

The United Way has partnered with Cooperation Collections, which provides under-resourced and underserved populations in need of vital information and training with tools they can use to become successful grantseekers.

United Way of Kitsap County will hold a series of training sessions on how to effectively use these resources and identify potential funders.

The Cooperating Collection will be available to the public starting May 1.

For more information, call Patricia Hennessy, (360) 377-8505.

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