• News for Community

  • Friday, June 07, 2019
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 7, 2019 Skagit Valley College announces dates for Commencement 2019      Skagit Valley College is preparing for the College’s 92nd Annual Commencement ceremonies. Family and friends are invited to attend; tickets are not required. The dates, times, and locations are as follows:  Mount Vernon CampusThursday, June 20 Dave DuVall Pavilion (gym); 6:30pm For those who ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Events
    Friday, June 07, 2019
    Skagit Valley College’s Cardinal Craft Brewing Academy is pleased to announce that their Smokey the Beer Smoked Scotch Ale won a Silver Award in the Smoke Beer category at the 2019 North American Brewers Association International Beer Awards for Excellence in Brewing. The competition included over 1,900 entries and was held May 29-31 in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Cardinal Craft Brewing’s win this year is ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 28, 2019
    You belong here! Open Enrollment for all students is going on now for Summer and Fall quarters at Skagit Valley College. Summer classes start July 1 and Fall classes start September 24.      Begin your college experience with us and save money on tuition by studying close to home. Or, start your new career with training in one of our workforce programs. In addition, Dual Credit programs, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    Tuesday, May 28, 2019
    BURLINGTON--The historic World War II B-17 Bomber ’Sentimental Journey’ from the Commemorative Air Force Airbase Arizona will be at Skagit Regional Airport in June.  The public is invited to see this historic aircraft when it stops at Skagit Regional Airport from Monday, June 24* to Sunday, June 30, 2019 as part of the “Flying Legends of Victory Tour.”     After arrival, the aircraft will be ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Fun Facts
    Tuesday, May 28, 2019
    Board Member Spotlight: Justin Kulhanek of Fortiphi Insurance Justin began his professional insurance career in 1997. A graduate of Western Washington University, where he earned degrees in Communications and History, Justin has focused his attention within the Employee Benefits marketplace- gaining experience with sales and retention management, Multiple Employer Trusts administration and ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Community, Human Interest
    Tuesday, May 28, 2019
    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 to create your own Stop the Bleed® emergency kit. The American College of ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Education, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 28, 2019
    The Skagit/Island Counties Builders Association held its Annual Awards Banquet at Greenfield Farm & Gardens in Anacortes on May 21, 2019 to honor the accomplishments of its members during 2018.  The following award winners were voted on by SICBA members; SICBA AWARDSBuilder of the Year:  Jay Roberts of Cascade Custom Homes & Design Inc (photo attached)Associate of the Year:  Dee Dee Swartz of ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
    Friday, May 17, 2019
    The Boys & Girls Club of Skagit County is thrilled bring back their popular summer event, Keys for Kids, to be held on two nights, Friday, June 21st & Saturday, June 22nd at Stepping Stones Garden. The outdoor event will feature dueling pianos along with outstanding food and drink, all in the beautiful setting of Stepping Stones Garden (17503 Cook Rd, Burlington, WA 98233).   The evening begins ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fundraising, Events
    Friday, May 17, 2019
    BURLINGTON, WA—May 18, 2019   The 2019 Little League season started with the addition of two new electronic scoreboards at the Skagit River Park baseball fields. Further improvements to the Skagit River sports complex baseball fields include two new scorekeeper booths and improved storage areas.   The scoreboards will be used for games and tournaments played on city-maintained fields.  “The ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, May 09, 2019
    Elder Care Options: Gathering Your Support Team at Home Community members are invited to join Debbie Gann of Home Attendant Care for informational workshops focusing on care options available to the elder population. Gann has 30 years of experience working with senior citizens and their families as they plan for the future and work through transition times. The first session will include ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Education
    Tuesday, April 30, 2019
    Blood DriveMAY 13 (MON) Skagit Regional Clinics - Riverbend 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 2320 Freeway Drive, Mount Vernon mobile bus Pre-registration required by calling 1-800-398-7888.    Elder Care Options: Gathering Your Support Team at Home Community members are invited to join Debbie Gann of Home Attendant Care for informational workshops focusing on care options available to the elder ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Events
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