• News for Community

  • Tuesday, April 23, 2019
    The following HealthQuest programs are provided by Skagit Regional Health:  Blood Drive                 MAY 13 (MON) IN MOUNT VERNON10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Skagit Regional Clinics – Riverbend2320 Freeway Drive, Mount Vernon mobile bus Pre-registration required by calling 1-800-398-7888.  Stop the Bleed®: What Everyone Should Know to Stop Bleeding After an Injury During this free, hands-on ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Events
    Thursday, April 18, 2019
    Skagit Valley College students will host the College’s annual Sustainability Fair on Thursday, April 25th at the Mount Vernon Campus. This free student-organized event will include educational table displays, activities, and guest speakers, as well as locally-sourced food tastings of soup and bread, and an all-day bike clinic. In addition, Moon Rocket pizza truck will be on site with wood fired ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Events
    Tuesday, April 16, 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 items ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Events
    Monday, April 15, 2019
    Owner Ross Black of Simple Box Storage Takes Top Honors, Finalist for 2019 SBA National Small Business Person of the Year, Celebration to Recognize All Local SBA Award Winners May 8  SEATTLE – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 2019 Washington Small Business Person of the Year is Ross Black, founder and CEO of Simple Box Storage in Lynden, Washington.   Founded in 1997, Simply Box ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Economic
    Friday, April 12, 2019
    Burlington Public Library is gearing up for our Books are Magic Festival (formerly known as Quidditch Fest) and we are seeking partners to help us make our 2019 event the most magical one ever.   We are looking for community organizations and local businesses to sponsor an activity booth at the festival on Saturday, July 27th. This would entail running one of our predetermined activities or ...read more
    Categories: Events, Community
    Thursday, April 04, 2019
    Children’s Museum of Skagit County receives $150,000 donation, and pledge to match an additional $200,000  BURLINGTON, WA –The Children’s Museum of Skagit County is thrilled to announce that we have received a generous $150,000 donation and a further $200,000 matching pledge from the Jack & Shirley McIntyre Foundation.  Beginning March 15, 2019, and for the next 12 months, all contributions made ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Fundraising, Press Release
    Friday, March 29, 2019
    At the annual We’re Ready Celebration, community-minded organizations from across Skagit County come together for the common good.  New programs will be revealed that will provide tools and encouragement to parents of young children.  We will celebrate the success at workplace campaigns and recognize those who have stepped up to create positive lasting change in Skagit county.  Join us!Register ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Fundraising
    Tuesday, March 26, 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 items ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events
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