• News for Human Interest

  • Friday, July 12, 2019
    What a couple of nights under the Skagit sky! This year, Keys for Kids provided a unique experience that will linger long after the final note was played on Saturday night, with stories of both evenings sure to be re-told countless times year after year. Over the weekend, 250 Club supporters came together and raised more than $100,000 to create opportunities for those kids and teens to realize ...read more
    Categories: Events, Human Interest, Community
    Monday, July 08, 2019
    The Skagit Valley College (SVC) Athletic Department is pleased to announce that Cam Weaver, former SVC Men’s Soccer player, and the 1988 Men’s Basketball team, have been inducted into the Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) 2019 Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony was held in Olympia, Washington.      Cam Weaver came to Skagit Valley College in 2002 from Kentwood High School and played soccer ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Human Interest, Fun Facts
    Monday, July 08, 2019
    In the photo from left to right:  Sandra Jensen, executive Director of Country Meadow Village, Jackie Cress, Meals on Wheels, Renee Corcoran, Meals on Wheels, David Bricka, program director Country Meadow Village, Kelli Perry and Ellen Schweigert of Meals on Wheels.  Village Concepts of Sedro-Woolley at Country Meadow Village executive director Sandra Jensen and program director David Bricka ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Human Interest, Fundraising
    Monday, July 01, 2019
    Bellingham, WA – June 25, 2019 – Peoples Bank announced that it awarded Northwest Youth Services (NWYS) a $25,000 Peoples Bank Impact Grant to support operation of The Ground Floor, a day center for youth experiencing homelessness. Located in the basement of the First Congregational Church on Cornwall, the 3,445 square foot facility offers support services and supplies to young people ages 13 to ...read more
    Categories: Economic, Community, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, June 28, 2019
    Severalhundredstudents, familymembers, andfriendsattendedthe 62ndannualSkagitValleyCollege (SVC) MountVernonCampusHonorsReceptionon June 12thinMcIntyreHall. BetweentheMountVernonandtheWhidbeyIslandCampusceremoniesthisyear, over $450kinscholarshipswereawarded to SVC students.      SVC President Dr. Tom Keegan awarded 20 students with the President’s Medal for outstanding academic achievement. To ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, June 28, 2019
    Two exceptional Skagit Valley College students, Danial Kahn (of Burlington) and Jordon Heppner (of Granite Falls), received SVC’s largest scholarship, the Sydney S. McIntyre, Jr. Memorial Scholarship. Tessea McIntyre-Smith, daughter of the late Sydney S. McIntyre, Jr., along with her daughter Crystal and granddaughter Brenna, made the scholarship announcement at the Mount Vernon Campus Honors ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Human Interest, Education
    Wednesday, June 26, 2019
    Board Member Spotlight: Kim Walley of Peoples BankBurlington Branch Direct Line: (360) 404-2201 kim.walley@peoplesbank-wa.com  I have 28 years of experience in the financial services industry and I am currently VP Branch Manager at Peoples Bank in Burlington, working with both consumers and local Businesses to help define, plan and implement strategies/products/services for success and ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Chamber, Fun Facts
    Friday, June 21, 2019
    Resident Care Director of Village Concepts Country Meadow Village of Sedro-Woolley Caroline Davis was recently honored with the Assisted Living Nurse of the Year Award for Washington State.  The award was presented at the Washington Health Care Association’s Annual Quality Awards Luncheon in Vancouver Washington at the Hilton Hotel.  It recognizes an “assisted living nurse who demonstrates ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
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