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Red Cross Urges Everyone to Get Ready for Disasters During National Preparedness Month

Posted on August 31, 2018

September is National Preparedness Month, the perfect time to get your household ready for an emergency. The American Red Cross Serving Northwest Washington urges everyone to make sure they are prepared for a disaster and not wait until an emergency … Continue reading

2018 Voting Rights Act Public Listening Sessions

Posted on August 31, 2018

WHO:                   Mount Vernon citizens—especially those within the Hispanic/Latino community   WHAT:                 An invitation to attend one, or both, public information and feedback sessions   WHEN:                 Meeting 1 is at 7pm on Tuesday September 11th (SVC)                                 Meeting 2 is … Continue reading

McIntyre Hall Receives Grant to Support McIntyre Hall Presents Series

Posted on August 31, 2018

McIntyre Hall has received a grant of $3,000 from the Washington State Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts in support of the McIntyre Hall Presents series. Additional matching funds include support from the Friends of McIntyre Hall … Continue reading

Community Action of Skagit County Volunteer Newsletter: August 31st

Posted on August 31, 2018

    Skagit Friendship House September 1- Ongoing | Skagit County     Skagit Friendship House shelters, feeds, clothes and heals those in need. They provide two emergency shelters, two transitional houses, a daily hot meal service and an innovative employment … Continue reading

Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County members visit the Seattle Art Museum

Posted on August 30, 2018

Members from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County were able to visit the Seattle Art Museum this summer. Stefano Perruccio, the Clubs’ Art Specialist was one of the chaperones for the trip. Stefano spends time at each of … Continue reading

Home Trust of Skagit to hold fundraiser Oct. 12, 2018

Posted on August 28, 2018

The Home Trust of Skagit Community Land Trust will hold its second annual Harvest for Homes fundraiser and auction at Maplehurst Farms. 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 12, 2018.  Maplehurst Farms is located at 18495 Dike Road, in Mount Vernon.  Tickets … Continue reading

September is National Preparedness Month – Disasters happen, prepare now, learn how

Posted on August 28, 2018

September is National Preparedness Month: “Disasters happen, prepare now, learn how” Mount Vernon-area SERVPRO® disaster recovery specialists offer property owners tips for preparing for, surviving, and recovering from the unexpected Mount Vernon, WA (Grassroots Newswire) August 28, 2018 – Disaster … Continue reading

Skagit River Salmon Festival Offers ‘SPAWNtaneous’ Family Fun

Posted on August 28, 2018

Family-Friendly Entertainment with Environmental Stewardship Message MOUNT VERNON, Wash. (August 28, 2018) – Celebrate the Skagit River and the return of the salmon at the Skagit River Salmon Festival. The Festival runs 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, September … Continue reading

Skagit Valley College South Whidbey Center instructor serves as guest speaker at The Whale Trail presentation: Harbor Porpoises in the Salish Sea

Posted on August 28, 2018

Skagit Valley College South Whidbey Center adjunct biology/chemistry instructor Dr. Cindy Elliser will be guest speaker at next Whale Tale presentation on Tuesday, September 4th. The presentation will take place from 7:00-8:30 pm at C&P Coffee Company, located at 5612 … Continue reading

United Way of Skagit County Campaign Kickoff Event

Posted on August 27, 2018

-Friday, September 14, 2018 -7:15-9am -McIntyre Hall, 2510 e College Way, Mount Vernon, WA – $30/person, $500 to sponsor a table -Cost includes breakfast! -Register at unitedwayskagit.givezooks.com/events/2018-we-re-ready-campaign-kickoff