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    Tuesday, November 19, 2019
    The following HealthQuest programs are provided by Skagit Regional Health:                     Diabetes Support Group If you or a loved one has diabetes, the Diabetes Support Group provides a chance to share and learn about how to manage diabetes. This group opportunity offers the chance to talk through daily challenges, share feelings and exchange nutrition tips. The Diabetes Support Group is ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Friday, November 15, 2019
    What a Slam Dunk! Thank you to all the stars in the room on Nov. 1st, at the Boys & Girls Clubs’ Great Futures Gala! Thanks to the incredible support of Club partners, we raised about $250,000 to bring Opportunity to thousands of kids and teens in Skagit County. This incredible result allows Clubs to serve youth from every neighborhood and zip code throughout our community. With Spud Webb sharing ...read more
    Categories: Events, Fundraising, Human Interest
    Friday, November 15, 2019
    EDASC Up Close is a monthly behind-the-scenes look at programs, activities and policies integral to economic development in Skagit County. Economic development often takes place behind the scenes for months and even years as relationships form and deals are finalized. This series is designed to provide a better understanding of how EDASC works to be your hub for sustainable and inclusive ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release
    Friday, November 15, 2019
         Thanksgiving dinner will be much brighter for 30 local families this year, thanks to the Skagit Valley College C.H.E.F.’s Club (Culinary Hospitality Education Foundation) and Phi Theta Kappa.      Each family will receive a traditional holiday meal with all the trimmings, including a roasted turkey, stuffing, potatoes, gravy, cranberries, corn, squash, veggie tray, sweet potatoes, rolls, and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 13, 2019
    The Burlington Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 Burlington Chamber of Commerce Awards of Excellence! Nominated by the public and chosen by the Awards Committee, these awards showcase some of the best and brightest the Burlington Chamber has to offer. Congratulations to all of our winners and nominees. Leadership Award: John Howe of Mountain Pacific ...read more
    Categories: Chamber
    Tuesday, November 12, 2019
    20th ANNIVERSARY TOUR FOR INTERNATIONAL GUITAR NIGHT (IGN XX)FEATURING: MIKE DAWES, CENK ERDOÐAN, OLLI SOIKKELI, & JIM KIMO WEST  SUNDAY MARCH 8  • DOORS 7PM / SHOW 7:30 PMLINCOLN THEATRE  • 712 S 1ST STREET, MT VERNONTICKETS: $24 - $39 (MEMBERS RECEIVE $2 OFF)https://lincolntheatre.org/performance/ign-20th-anniversary-tourwww.internationalguitarnight.com  Each year, International Guitar Night’s ...read more
    Categories: Events, Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, November 12, 2019
    MOUNT VERNON -- Advertising opportunities are now available for EDASC Investors for the 2020 EDASC Skagit Business Guide.The annual Skagit Business Guide highlights Skagit County and EDASC Investors and is distributed throughout the region. Click here to view advertising opportunities.This year, we are excited to unveil an all-new look for the guide, marking the first significant redesign we can ...read more
    Tuesday, November 05, 2019
    Child Safety Seat Checks Certified child safety seat technicians will assess your seat for age and size appropriateness, proper installation and use and recalls. This screening is highly recommended for all parents and other caregivers. Learn how to safely install and use your car seat. Co-sponsored by Safe Kids Northwest and Skagit County EMS.NOV 21 (THUR) 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Skagit Valley ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Events
    Monday, November 04, 2019
    Displays will be up throughout November in honor of Veteran's Day Burlington, WA: The Skagit County Veterans “Gold Star Family” Committee has put up lawn displays for the Gold Star Families in Skagit County. The term "Gold Star" describes a family member who has lost a loved one in military service. The Gold Star first made an appearance during World War I after being placed over a service flag's ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, October 30, 2019
    Have a Question for Spud Webb? Curious how someone can jump 4 feet into the air? Wondering about Spud’s time in the Boys & Girls Club? Want to know what Spud thinks of the NBA, today, and managing a team? Be sure to submit your questions online, when you register for Express Check-in! Questions from guests will be asked during the Q&A between Gee Scott, and Spud! If you've already registered for ...read more
    Categories: Fundraising, Events
    Tuesday, October 29, 2019
    Thursday, November 7th  11 AM to 2 PMMichael Grimm, author of Tell Edith Goodbye: A True Crime Story of Depravity and Obsession during the Great Depression, will do a book talk and signing on Thursday, Nov. 7th, 2019 at the Skagit County Historical Museum from 11 am to 2pm.  His talk will begin at 12:15 pm and last approximately 30 minutes, with questions/discussion from the audience.   Copies ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Events
    Tuesday, October 29, 2019
    LA CONNER – EDASC is hosting its annual Investor Appreciation Celebration one week from today on Nov. 5 at the Museum of Northwest Art, providing time to sip, snack and connect with fellow Investors while enjoying the museum.The free event, sponsored by TRICO Companies, is held as a special thank you to our Investors. It includes a brief organization update from EDASC CEO John Sternlicht.Space is ...read more
    Categories: Events, Press Release
    Tuesday, October 29, 2019
    Employee Association Craft Fair at Skagit Valley Hospital This fair has been growing the past several years to include a variety of arts, crafts, collectibles and delicious treats. The craft fair will held near the North entrance of Skagit Valley Hospital down the main hallway of the hospital. Nov 7 (Thur)7 a.m. – 4 p.m. Skagit Valley Hospital – Mount VernonNov 8 (Fri)7 a.m. – 4 p.m. Skagit Valley ...read more
    Categories: Education, Events, Press Release
    Monday, October 28, 2019
    BOARD MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: PEGGY STOWE OF STOWES SHOES & CLOTHING Peggy is a lifelong resident of Skagit County. After graduating from Washington State University in 1982, she returned to Burlington to join her family business at Stowe's Shoes and Clothing. The business was founded in 1940 by her grandparents Harry and Clara Stowe and today the fourth generation, her daughter Ashley Stowe, is also ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Human Interest
    Wednesday, October 23, 2019
    Play the Games with the Slam Dunk Package Be sure to bring your competitive spirit on Nov. 1st! During the Social Hour, try your hand at some of the games, for a chance to score some big raffle prizes. While you don’t need to be an NBA superstar to win, the games give you a chance to compete against your fellow guests! Plus, you can Pre-Order your Slam-Dunk All-in package, to not just play the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Fundraising
    Tuesday, October 22, 2019
    The following HealthQuest programs are provided by Skagit Regional Health:      Stop the Bleed®: What Everyone Should Know to Stop Bleeding After an Injury During this free, hands-on training you will learn various ways to control life-threatening bleeding after an individual has sustained an injury from an everyday emergency, man-made or from a natural disaster. You will be given a list of ...read more
    Categories: Education, Chamber
    Tuesday, October 22, 2019
    MOUNT VERNON -- Kathryn "Kate" Bennett has announced she will step down in December from her position as Director of Leadership Skagit. Kate, along with countless partners and volunteers, has made Leadership Skagit a model program for community experiential leadership development. A member of the inaugural class of 2004, she is the first and only paid director the program has known. "It goes ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release
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