• News for Community

  • Wednesday, December 05, 2018
    Register for Free Job Training Classes at Mt. Vernon Goodwill Walk-in Registration: December 17, 18; January 2, 3 Arrive at 9:30 am OR 1:30 pm on your preferred registration date Session: January 7—February 28, 2019Computer Classes Computer Basics Lab A Mo & We 9:15 am—11:15 pm Microsoft Word 2013 Lab A Mo & We 11:30 am—1:30 pm Microsoft Excel 2013 Lab B Tu & Th 9:15 am—11:15 amESOL ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
    Wednesday, December 05, 2018
    Help Spread Some Joy This Holiday! The Meals on Wheels program will be collecting Christmas gifts for clients who may not receive gifts during the holidays. There will be a Giving Tree at each Skagit County senior center. Please help us by giving a new, unwrapped gift valued between $5 and $20. Take a tag off of the Giving Tree  (optional) and attach it to your gift and leave it with the Senior ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, November 29, 2018
    Skagit Valley College earns national honors: Named among the Top 100 community colleges for Adult Learners      Skagit Valley College (SVC) is pleased to announce that it has received national recognition as one of the best community colleges in the nation. Washington Monthly magazine published its ranking of the Top 100 Best Two-Year Colleges for Adult Learners and SVC was named #38. This ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education
    Thursday, November 29, 2018
    The B-E Kiwanis Club is proud to announce the beginning of its annual Holiday Smoked Salmon Sales! Purchase a delicious Barlean’s Smoked Salmon slab to give as a gift or serve at your holiday table, 2 sizes to choose from $20 or $25. Sold every Wednesday mornings 6:30am-8am at 900 E. Fairhaven Ave (West Entrance) OR Visit us under our Kiwanis Tent at the Mall! Held the first three weekends in ...read more
    Categories: Fundraising, Community
    Thursday, November 29, 2018
    Looking Like Christmas!  Come to the ‘top of the hill’ for some Christmas cheer!  All the ornaments on this tree are for sale in our Museum Store.  Fused Glass ornaments by Ellen Dale, origami lights & handmade glass ornaments by Carol Cuminale – and more!  Lots of great gift ideas for all ages.  Remember – Shop Small and Shop Local.  The family friendly Skagit County Historical Museum is ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, November 28, 2018
    The following HealthQuest programs are provided by Skagit Regional Health:    Blood Drives DECEMBER 10 (MON) IN MOUNT VERNON 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Skagit Regional Clinics – Riverbend 2320 Freeway Drive, Mount Vernon– mobile van Pre-registration required by calling 1-800-398-7888.                   # # #
    Categories: Events, Community
    Monday, November 19, 2018
    Urban Fitness and Health is hosting a Food Drive for the month of November! We have a drop off right next to the front desk! Our goal is 500 items and all proceeds collected will be donated to a fantastic local organization, Community Action of Skagit County. Now is the season of giving and a little bit can help a lot!
    Categories: Fundraising, Community
    Wednesday, November 14, 2018
    Burlington Parks and Recreation 2019 Winter/Spring Programs (Jan-Spring Break) will be open for registration on Dec 12, 2018! You can preview the Winter Programs and Community Events now on the Online Catalog burlingtonwa.gov/parksandrec Questions, please call the Burlington Parks and Recreation Office at 360-755-9649 or email recreation@burlingtonwa.gov    Register now! Winter Break Programs ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Education
    Wednesday, November 07, 2018
     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Craft Classes @ The School  Needle FeltingWith Amy GreenSaturday, November 17    1 to 5 PMSkagit City School17508 Moore Rd, Mount Vernon [on Fir Island]Create a bird or a small animal during this fascinating class.  Class Fee – including all materials - $35Maximum 25 Students  To register, contact the Museum at 360-466-3365, museum@co.skagit.wa.us or go to my360tix.com.
    Categories: Community, Events, Education
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