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    Friday, October 11, 2019
    Skagit Valley College (SVC) is pleased to announce its participation again this year in the “College Goal Washington” event on the Mount Vernon and Whidbey Island campuses:MOUNT VERNON CAMPUS: Tuesday, October 22; noon to 6:00 pm; Lewis Hall 206Register for the College Goal Washington event at the Mount Vernon CampusWHIDBEY ISLAND CAMPUS: Wednesday, October 23; 3:00 to 6:00 pm; Oak Hall ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Events
    Tuesday, October 08, 2019
    The following HealthQuest programs are provided by Skagit Regional Health: Hospice 101: Myths and Truths Join Outreach and Communications Manager, Dana Brothers from Hospice of the Northwest as she clarifies the benefits of hospice care and dispels the myths surrounding this Medicare benefit. Light refreshments will be provided. Please call 360-386-9918 to reserve your space. This event is free ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Education
    Monday, October 07, 2019
    Nominations for 6 Awards Announced, Winners Will be Revealed At Event Burlington, WA: The Burlington Chamber of Commerce has announced the top three nominees in each category for their 2019 Awards of Excellence. These businesses were nominated by Burlington Chamber members as well as members of the community. The winners will be announced at the Awards of Excellence Ceremony on November 7th at the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Events
    Monday, October 07, 2019
    The Skagit County housing market, like the summer weather, avoided any extreme swings in the third quarter and grew at a comfortable rate, according to a local real-estate broker.   The median sales price of a Skagit County home was $370,000 in the third quarter, up 3.9% from the third quarter of 2018, according to Shelah Inman of Brown McMillen Real Estate. Inman prepared the quarterly report ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release
    Friday, October 04, 2019
    Bellingham, WA – October 1, 2019 – Building on its 2018 Socktober campaign during which more than 7,000 pairs of socks were donated to non-profit organizations serving homeless communities in Washington, Peoples Bank today launched its 2019 campaign with a goal of donating 10,000 pairs of socks. Donations of new, unopened pairs of socks, as well as monetary contributions, will be accepted at all ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Fundraising, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, October 03, 2019
    Bellingham, WA, October 2, 2019 – The Whatcom Housing Alliance announces the third annual Whatcom Housing Week, Monday, October 21 – Saturday, October 26. Housing Week aims to build awareness and support for innovative housing solutions that create diverse, vibrant, and healthy homes for all. Housing Week will feature free and accessible: - Presentations from national experts - Deep-dive ...read more
    Thursday, October 03, 2019
    Skagit Valley College to host the 17th Annual Cardinals Sports Auction on November 9th      Everyone is invited to Join the Team for a night of Cardinals Fun and Fundraising at the 17th Annual Skagit Valley College Cardinals Sports Auction on Saturday, November 9th in the Dave DuVall Pavilion. We’ve got room for you on the Cardinals Team! Doors will open at 5:00 with a silent auction; dinner and ...read more
    Monday, September 30, 2019
    In celebration of the traditional season of fall brews, Skagit Valley College Professional/Technical Programs and SVC Foundation will team up to host the 4th annual OktoberFest on Thursday, October 10 from 3:00 to 6:00 pm. The event will take place in the Gary Knutzen Cardinal Center, located on the Mount Vernon Campus.      The highly popular Cardinal Craft Brew tastings will be paired with ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Events
    Friday, September 27, 2019
    Board Member Spotlight: Mary Jo Sanders of Skagit River Steel and Recycling Mary Jo Sanders is the assistant manager at Skagit River Steel and Recycling. She was raised in Burlington and graduated from BEHS. She began as a teen working in the family business before taking time off for further education and travel. She graduated from SVCC, WWU and CWU with degrees in history and education. She was ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Chamber
    Friday, September 27, 2019
    Skagit Valley College (SVC) is pleased to announce that nominations are now being accepted for the SVC Hall of Fame 2020. Established in 1989, the Hall of Fame recognizes and honors individuals who have made extraordinary contributions to Skagit Valley College or have honored it by their personal achievements. Hall of Fame inductees include alumni, community leaders, former faculty and staff ...read more
    Categories: Events, Community
    Thursday, September 26, 2019
         In partnership with Skagit County, Skagit Valley College is pleased to host Skagit County’s inaugural Community Preparedness and Prevention Fair on Saturday, September 28th from 10:00am - 3:30pm at SVC’s Tollefson Plaza. The fair will feature federal, state, and community organizations providing information and access to learn more about the importance of preparedness and prevention. The ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Events
    Thursday, September 26, 2019
    FRESHEN UP FOR FALL      Receive a FREE Naturopathica 2oz Chamomile Cleanser and Manuka Cleansing brush (value $46) with your choice of the following services.Express Facial and Glo Minerals Make Up ApplicationCleanse, exfoliate, extract, hydrate and protect. Perfect for all skin personalities that need a quick fix! Excellent as a treatment for teens headed back to ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Tuesday, September 24, 2019
    BURLINGTON, WA---The Port of Skagit recently underwent its required annual audit by the State of Washington, with no findings reported.   The annual audit, which is conducted by the State Auditor’s Office, takes several weeks to complete on site, in addition to a few weeks of follow-up as the final report is compiled.  This annual procedure includes a thorough review of all business matters ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release
    Monday, September 23, 2019
    The following HealthQuest programs are provided by Skagit Regional Health:      Meditation for Everyday Living: Bringing Ease into Our Lives Whether you are brand new to meditation or have an established practice of this transformative way of being, join us for a morning or evening session of simple ease and peace. Instructor Jan Hodgman notes “the basis of meditation is bringing our ...read more
    Categories: Education, Events
    Thursday, September 19, 2019
    MOUNT VERNON, Wash.  —  Skagit Valley College (SVC) will host the annual SVC Powwow on Saturday, October 5, 2019 in the Dave DuVall Pavilion, located at the Mount Vernon Campus. The doors will open to the public at noon. The SVC Powwow will include drummers, dancers, and participants in regalia from across the United States and Canada. Admission and parking are free.       SVC has a long history ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Events
    Tuesday, September 17, 2019
    LA CONNER—Dredging in the north and south basins of the La Conner Marina began last month as part of maintaining safe depths for vessels.   This project, which will include the north and south basins and fairways, is a large undertaking by the Port of Skagit and was last completed in 2007 in the south basin of the marina.   Marina staff have spent months preparing for the project.   The ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, September 17, 2019
    BLOOD DRIVES In partnership with Bloodworks Northwest, Skagit Regional Health will offer the following blood drives:OCT 4 (FRI) IN ARLINGTON 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. (closed 1:15 – 2 p.m.) Cascade Valley Hospital - Arlington 330 S. Stillaguamish Avenue Rainier Conference Room A and B Pre-registration required by calling 1-800-398-7888.OCT 9 (WED) IN STANWOOD 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. (closed 12 – 1 ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Education
    Monday, September 16, 2019
    An 18-year-old Ferndale landscape management company recently merged with a Florida firm, becoming GreenEarth NW. David Arnold and Isaac Burrous, formerly owners of Corion Landscape Management, are now co-owners of GreenEarth Landscape Services with founders Jeremy Durgan and Shawn Knight. The four owners met through a landscaping industry organization. GreenEarth, launched in 2005, also has ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release
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