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    Tuesday, October 23, 2018
    Burlington Parks & RecreationShare Your Voice. November 5, Monday | 6 PM | City HallJoin the community for a vision workshop on the future of parks, recreation and open space in Burlington. The City of Burlington is developing a Parks, Recreation and Open Space (PROS) plan to guide its parks, recreation facilities, programs and services to meet community needs. On Monday, ...read more
    Categories: Papers-Research, Community
    Friday, October 19, 2018
    Up to $1,000 available to help a school program with transportation costsOLYMPIA – Oct. 18, 2018 – The Deception Pass Park Foundation is offering a scholarship of up to $1,000 to one Washington State public, private or charter school. The scholarship will fund transportation to a science- or environmental-based field trip at Deception Pass State Park in 2019.  The purpose of the scholarship is to ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    Friday, October 19, 2018
    DATE:Thursday, October 25, 2018START TIME:7:30 AMEND TIME:1:00 PMLOCATION:McIntyre Hall 2501 East College Way Mount Vernon, WA 98273COST TO ATTEND:ComplimentaryBreakfast and lunch are includedREGISTER TO ATTEND Stay current in your industry by attending the 2018 Skagit County Business Leaders Forum, presented by Peoples Bank. Learn how to address issues affecting businesses this year ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Economic
    Thursday, October 18, 2018
    Restore the mind, body, and spiritWellness Retreat November 13thBook your hour long journey in between 2-7 PM             Bella Soul Spa's Wellness Retreat Event, a fun and holistic approach to well-being. Enables you to learn how herbal remedies and self-care rituals can help restore the mind, body and spirit through four ...read more
    Categories: Events
    Thursday, October 18, 2018
    The Skagit Valley College Drama Department will kick off the 2018-19 season with the “One Singular Sensation,” A Chorus Line.      This Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize winning musical follows the lives of 17 dancers auditioning for a new Broadway show. One by one, each Broadway “gypsy” tells their life story through powerful ballads, written by Marvin Hamlisch, including “What I Did For Love,” “I ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events
    Wednesday, October 17, 2018
    Boys & Girls Club Teens Learn About Local Flight History   “I’m excited because I’ve never been to an airport before,” said Nathaly, a member of Boys & Girls Clubs at La Venture Middle School. As members from Mount Baker Middle School and La Venture got in the van, they asked about where they were going. Were they going to SeaTac? Where is there an airport close to them? Mostly, they asked about ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
    Wednesday, October 17, 2018
    If a visit to the Iberian Peninsula is on your bucket list, then you will want to join SVC Music Department Chair, Dr. Diane Johnson, on one of two travel abroad opportunities to Spain and Portugal in 2019.      Dr. Johnson will lead a trip to Barcelona and Madrid March 21-29. Travelers will have an opportunity to enjoy the art, music, cuisine, and culture of Barcelona and Madrid. For more ...read more
    Categories: Education, Papers-Research
    Tuesday, October 16, 2018
    On Thursday, October 25th, Skagit Valley College Whidbey Island Campus invites the public to attend the unveiling of a new outdoor Heritage Mural at Hayes Hall. The celebration will take place at 12:30 outdoors at the courtyard, weather permitting.      The Heritage Mural was funded by SVC students, with the goal of reflecting and celebrating the rich history of the College and Whidbey Island ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events
    Tuesday, October 16, 2018
    SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash., Oct. 11, 2017 – PeaceHealth Medical Group welcomes the following new providers to its Sedro-Woolley Clinic at 1990 Hospital Drive, Sedro-Woolley.Jamie Dannell, PA-C, joined the PeaceHealth Medical Group Orthopedics Sedro-Woolley team of providers in July 2017. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science from Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana, and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Tuesday, October 16, 2018
    VolunteersThe Burlington Veteran's Day parade features the 50 Fallen Soldiers of Washington banners, that are flown in that day by Alaska Airlines for our community to carry in the parade. Then we get them back to the airport and they are flown off to another Washington event. They are very special.  Would your community group or members be interested in helping carry these banners? This would ...read more
    Categories: Events, Community, Human Interest
    Monday, October 15, 2018
    The following HealthQuest programs are provided by Skagit Regional Health:    Elder CareThis two-evening program brings clarity to the maze of support options available for older adults. Instructor Debbie Gann, CSA, Director, Home Attendant Care (Whatcom/Skagit/San Juan/Island Counties) has more than 25 years of healthcare experience and is a certified Dementia Trainer.Oct 30 and Nov 1 ...read more
    Categories: Education, Events
    Friday, October 12, 2018
    For many years the Mount Vernon Boys & Girls Club has had a special request on its wish list: to have an in-ground basketball hoop installed in the covered area behind the Club. The school hoops in the parking lot are in a high traffic and bus drop-off area, so they are seldom able to be used by Club members. During the fall and winter months, the covered area is the only outdoor space where kids ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Thursday, October 11, 2018
    Burlington – Employment at Port of Skagit properties is up 24.4 percent compared to fall quarter of 2017, according to a report presented to the port's Board of Commissioners this week. Port tenants reported a total of 1,743 employees in the Third Quarter Employment Census completed last month.  The semiannual job census, compiled by port staff, showed port tenants employed 1,671 people in ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release
    Thursday, October 11, 2018
    BURLINGTON, WA – The Children’s Museum of Skagit County was delighted to learn that the City of Burlington Lodging Tax Committee had made their funding recommendation to the City Council. The Committee will recommend approval of a $150,000 one-time funding request to the Children’s Museum for their upcoming relocation.   The funds are generated by Revised Code of Washington (RCW) 67.28.180 ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Press Release
    Tuesday, October 09, 2018
    Burlington, WA: The Burlington Chamber of Commerce has announced the top three nominees in each category for their annual Awards of Excellence. These businesses were selected by Burlington Chamber members as well as members of the community. The Chamber will reveal the winners at Awards of Excellence Ceremony on November 1st at the Skagit Casino Resort. Stowe Award Children’s Museum of Skagit ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, October 09, 2018
    Saturday, November 3rd6 to 10 PMMaple Hall  Dust off those bell bottoms, mini-skirts and Nehru jackets!  Come and party like its 1968!  Join us as we celebrate this milestone in the history of the Museum.  Dinner catered by La Conner Seafood & Prime Rib, no-host bar, silent and live auctions, live 60’s music and dancing to DJ Heidi.Tickets are $50 per person, or $350 for a table of 8.  Includes 2 ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, October 09, 2018
    Doc Talk: What is Robotic Surgery? Three Skagit Regional Health surgeons will explore the details of the latest in surgical technology with an introduction to the da Vinci® XiTM Surgical System. Joel Dean, MD, Allison Porter, MD and Josh Hawkins, MD will talk about the new advancement in surgical services, the training required to use the robotic system and the benefits to patients. The da Vinci ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Tuesday, October 09, 2018
    Friday, November 2, 2018 Featuring Special Guest Steve Largent New Location! Corporate Air Center 15452 Airport Drive, Burlington, WA 98233 Tickets: $200 Touchdown Games Package: $100 Table of 10: $1,500 Get tickets at Skagitclubs.org For more info, contact Ian Faley at 360-419-3723 x7 ifaley@skagitclubs.orgPlay the Great Games at the Gala Want to win tickets to participate in the Wild ...read more
    Categories: Community
    Tuesday, October 09, 2018
    In honor of National Chemistry Week, Skagit Valley College and La Venture Middle School come together to celebrate science.  This year, Dr. Roxi Smith, SVC Chemistry instructor and David Riddle, LVMS Principal, invite you to observe this truly unique partnership.  In 2 whirlwind days, Dr. Smith and SVC Chemistry students will donate over 70 hours of time to see that each student at La Venture has ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Papers-Research
    Monday, October 08, 2018
    La Conner –  Port of Skagit last week began dredging its La Conner Marina to ensure safe, navigable conditions. Dredging the North and South Basins will occur between July and February each year to protect fish habitat and is expected to be completed by 2021.  The marina accumulates sediment from the Swinomish Channel over time and we have lost between 3 to 6 feet of depth since the marina was ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic
    Tuesday, October 02, 2018
    The following HealthQuest programs are provided by Skagit Regional Health:    Living Well with Neurological Disease:  A Skagit Regional Health Series You are invited! For individuals with or who are caring for patients with Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis and other neurological disorders. Please join us for the second session in our educational series. You will learn more about the following ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Tuesday, October 02, 2018
    Bellingham, WA – October 1, 2018 – Recognizing that socks are the most requested clothing item at homeless shelters, today Peoples Bank launched its inaugural “Share a Pair During Socktober” campaign with the goal of donating 5,000 new pairs of socks to non-profit organizations serving homeless communities in the state.  Starting on October 1 and continuing through the end of the month, Peoples ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Thursday, September 27, 2018
    The Local US Bank Business Banking team recently volunteered with Days for Girls International. Days for Girls International is a local nonprofit that “increases access to menstrual care and education by developing global partnerships, cultivating social enterprises, mobilizing volunteers, and innovating sustainable solutions that shatter stigmas and limitations for women and girls. Together, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Wednesday, September 26, 2018
    Dear Colleague,   It’s a crisp September Morn, and it’s been a while since we’ve seen you here at Mount Vernon Goodwill JTE. In the autumnal words of Neil Diamond,  Stay for just a while Stay and let me look at you It's been so long, I hardly knew you Standing in the door.   Some reasons to “stay for just a while”:4New-student registration is happening October 8-11.4Classes start October ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Tuesday, September 11, 2018
    An event like no other, the 2018 Great Futures Gala, sponsored by DreamchasersRV, is a fun night out in support of the mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County. This year's Gala will feature Boys & Girls Club alum, and legendary Seahawk, #80 himself, Steve Largent, as the featured speaker for the evening. Hear his tale of growing up in the Club, and his journey to the NFL Hall of Fame & ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, August 21, 2018
    Awards of Excellence Sponsorships Planning for the Burlington Chamber of Commerce Awards of Excellence has reached full speed, and we have a number of ways members can get involved! PROMOTE YOUR VOTE: Award Nominations are still available for the awards by clicking this link. Please send the link to your contact lists! You do not need to be a member to nominate.RSVP: You can RSVP to secure your ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Tuesday, August 21, 2018
    How Do You Want to be Happy, Healthy, Fit? Share Your Ideas. Take the PROS Parks & Recreation Survey. What are your ideas for Burlington parks? What do you like about Burlington recreation programs? What could be improved?  Please take the PROS Plan survey to share your input and ideas. It will take only about 10 minutes.Survey in EnglishSurvey in SpanishHelp Develop Burlington's Vision ...read more
    Categories: Community
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