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    Monday, March 18, 2019
    Skagit Valley College Cardinal Craft Brewing www.skagit.edu/craftbrew invites you to join them Saturday, March 23rd for a 5K-ish Fun Run around the trails and breweries at Port of Skagit. This run kicks off the 2nd annual Skagit Beer Week www.skagitbeerweek.com      We’ve mapped out a course that starts and finishes at SVC’s Cardinal Craft Brewing Academy. The three-mile course weaves through the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events
    Monday, March 18, 2019
    Graduating from high school or college can be a scary transition, especially when you’re getting ready to enter the workforce. When you’re still in school, life is about getting through each test and class so you can optimize your learning and earn good grades. But as you near graduation, you have to think about the next step: landing a job.  PREPARING FOR POST-GRADUATION LIFE   You’ll need ...read more
    Categories: Education
    Monday, March 18, 2019
    Members from Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County are becoming pilots. Every school week this year, teens from across Skagit County lift off and maneuver in the air, improving their 3-dimensional sense of the sky over their Clubs. This opportunity once would be restricted to those with access to airplanes. For the members of the Clubs, they become pilots through the newly introduced Boys & Girls ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Monday, March 18, 2019
    The Skagit Valley College Foundation is pleased to announce that Skagit Valley Food Co-op 4% Friday raised $2,437 for the SVC Foundation’s Second Chance Scholarship. The support from throughout the community was appreciated! Thank you to the Skagit Valley Food Co-op!      The Second Chance Scholarship was started in 2016 by SVC graduate Kyle Von Stroberg and is designed to support SVC students ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fundraising, Press Release
    Monday, March 18, 2019
    “No one is born a great cook, one learns by doing.” -Julia Childs   On Friday, February 22nd Mount Vernon Boys & Girls Club teen members tested their cooking skills and knowledge with a Master Chef Challenge. Twenty teens ranging in age from 12-16 divided into teams and prepared for the big reveal of their Black Box Secret Ingredients. Their ingredients consisted of Hamburger, Egg Plant, and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest
    Tuesday, March 12, 2019
    Chinook Enterprises (CE) is an established and growing non-profit organization located in Mount Vernon, WA. For 39 years, it has been and is the mission of CE to support full participation in community life for people with disabilities or other barriers.    Chinook’s new CEO, Steve Reed, has broadened the scope and vision of CE’s mission, which now requires additional funding for its success: ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Economic
    Monday, March 11, 2019
    The project involves the supply and delivery of a high quality aerial pyrotechnic display at dusk on Friday, June 14,2019 during the City's annual Berry Dairy Days Festival.  The fireworks show will take place at Burlington’s Skagit River Park located at 1100 S. Skagit Street. The fireworks display will occur rain or shine. In the event of severe weather, the display will be rescheduled to a ...read more
    Monday, March 11, 2019
    Evinrude’s donation of $2 million in engines to the American Boat and Yacht Council Foundation will help train the next generation of Marine Technicians        The Skagit Valley College Marine Maintenance Technology program is pleased to announce that it has received a new outboard engine — donated by the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) Foundation and Evinrude and valued at $20k — that ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Monday, March 11, 2019
    Family Birth Center Tours  Free tours at Skagit Valley Hospital Family Birth Center are offered twice a month by calling 360-814-2424 to schedule a tour.     Free tours are offered at Cascade Valley Hospital by appointment. Please call 360-618-7754. New Mom’s Group  This group is led by a Family Birth Center RN/ Lactation Consultant. Bring your baby, join us for beverages and talk about your ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Events
    Monday, March 11, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Here’s to 50 More Years!Time Capsule ReceptionThursday, March 28  6 to 8 PM  Join us as we fill the Time Capsule and place it back in the wall – ready to be opened again in 2069! And this will be your last chance to view the Celebrating 50 Years of Excellence exhibit.Reception catered by La Conner Seafood and Prime Rib.  Please RSVP to 360-466-3365 or ...read more
    Thursday, February 28, 2019
    AMBASSADOR SPOTLIGHT: MICAH KELLEY OF EDWARD JONES Micah Kelley has been a valuable Ambassador for over 6 years. Since he joined the Chamber in 2013 Micah has been involved in helping the Chamber grow whether it is visiting new members or attending many events. As an Edward Jones Financial Advisor Micah can help you with all of your financial goals. Whether you're planning for retirement, saving ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts
    Thursday, February 21, 2019
    Clubs in Anacortes, Concrete, Mount Vernon, and Sedro-Woolley will be open for Spring Break, April 1-5, 2019. Current members can register online at www.skagitclubs.org from now until March 15. New members are encouraged to contact their local Club about membership. Registration is required for participation and the cost is $160 per member for the week. More information can be found at ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events
    Thursday, February 21, 2019
    Learned Commercial, Inc. of Burlington Washington is excited to announce the addition of Jarrod Ball to its team. Jarrod has a background in title insurance and escrow as well as 1031 exchange. LCI real estate specializes in sales and leasing of select commercial and investment properties in the western Washington region and is excited to have Jarrod as an addition to their team. You may contact ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Press Release
    Tuesday, February 19, 2019
    Sedro-Woolley Winter Fundraiserto benefit Sedro-Woolley Boys & Girls ClubSponsored by Dwayne Lane’s North Cascade FordThis event has been postponed due to weather. If you purchased tickets or tables they will be valid for the date of Feb 22. If you can’t attend the new date, please contact Sarah Arquitt at 360-419-3723 x2 or sarquitt@skagitclubs.org for a full refund. We apologize for any ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fundraising, Events
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