• News for Human Interest

  • Tuesday, December 10, 2019
      Beginning in the fall, members from each local Club started working with a staff mentor to prepare for Youth of the Year, a program that recognizes and seeks to celebrate those members who embrace & embody the characteristics of leadership and service, academic success, and healthy lifestyles. Staff mentors help each Club member with essay writing, as well as interviewing and public speaking ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest
    Monday, December 09, 2019
    Mount Vernon, Wash. — Skagit Valley College (SVC) is pleased to announce that 16 cadets will graduate from the 30th Annual SVC’s Parks Law Enforcement Academy (PLEA) on Tuesday, December 17th, at 1:00 pm in McIntyre Hall, located on SVC’s Mount Vernon Campus.     The ceremony will include the Presentation of Colors and Flag Salute, Bellingham Pipeband Pipers led by Peter Rolstad, and the Symbolic ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, November 15, 2019
    What a Slam Dunk! Thank you to all the stars in the room on Nov. 1st, at the Boys & Girls Clubs’ Great Futures Gala! Thanks to the incredible support of Club partners, we raised about $250,000 to bring Opportunity to thousands of kids and teens in Skagit County. This incredible result allows Clubs to serve youth from every neighborhood and zip code throughout our community. With Spud Webb sharing ...read more
    Categories: Events, Fundraising, Human Interest
    Friday, November 15, 2019
         Thanksgiving dinner will be much brighter for 30 local families this year, thanks to the Skagit Valley College C.H.E.F.’s Club (Culinary Hospitality Education Foundation) and Phi Theta Kappa.      Each family will receive a traditional holiday meal with all the trimmings, including a roasted turkey, stuffing, potatoes, gravy, cranberries, corn, squash, veggie tray, sweet potatoes, rolls, and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release
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