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  • Tuesday, February 12, 2019
    The following HealthQuest programs are provided by Skagit Regional Health:   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 ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Events
    Wednesday, February 06, 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. Tyler Dalton, Trauma Coordinator ...read more
    Categories: Community, Events, Education, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 06, 2019
    BURLINGTON - The Burlington Preservation Advisory Commission in partnership with the Burlington Chamber of Commerce invites you to the opening of a new history exhibit, Burlington Goes Back to School, on Saturday, March 2 from 10:00 to Noon at the Burlington Visitors’ Information Center/Chamber of Commerce, 520 E. Fairhaven Avenue, in downtown Burlington. In addition to the exhibit enjoy listening ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Events, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Friday, February 01, 2019
    Skagit Valley College is proud to announce that SVC student, Rachelle Himmelman, of Mount Vernon, was honored on January 21st by the Washington Association of College Trustees (ACT) and received the 2019 Transforming Lives award. Rachelle is one of only five community and technical college students in Washington to receive the award this year.     The annual Transforming Lives award recognizes ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release, Human Interest
    Wednesday, January 23, 2019
    Skagit Valley Genealogical Society and the Burlington Public Library presents:  An Introduction to Jewish Genealogy with genealogist, Mary Kathryn Kozy BURLINGTON - The Skagit Valley Genealogical Society’s (SVGS) monthly educational program is: “An Introduction to Jewish Genealogy” presented by well-known Puget Sound area genealogist and educator, Mary Kathryn Kozy. In this class you will learn ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Events
    Friday, January 18, 2019
    MOUNT VERNON – The Skagit Valley Genealogical Society (SVGS) is hosting “Nordic Roots” a genealogy seminar featuring experts on Swedish and Viking research. Genealogist Evelyn Roehl will discuss Swedish American and Sweden based records and research methods. Viking historian Torolf Torgerson will discuss the cultural influences of the Vikings and Norse naming patterns.  Nordic Roots will be held ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Thursday, January 17, 2019
    Whether it was teaching about the convergence of color, texture, and scale in the art studio, or mentoring a new artist as they take the next step in their creative pathway, Eve Deisher was a beloved instructor who taught studio art, design, and art history at Skagit Valley College.      Sadly, Eve passed away in January 2017, after a two-year journey battling cancer, but her passion for the ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, January 10, 2019
    Join Skagit County Historical Museum on a bus tour to Seattle to experience the Nordic Heritage Museum and its special exhibit “The Vikings Begin”.  We will board the bus at The Farmhouse Restaurant, travel to the museum, and enjoy a docented tour of the exhibits.  Tickets are $55 for Historical Society Members, and $65 for Non-Members.Your ticket price provides bus travel and admission to both ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community
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