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Here’s a sneak peek… Skagit Habitat for Humanity’s VIRTUAL Raise the Roof Auction!

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 12, 2020 |

With all of the stress in today’s world, wouldn’t it be nice to eat free dessert once a month?  The Dessert for a Year Prize will deliver just that!   All of Skagit Habitat for Humanity’s finest bakers are coming together to make delicious desserts for a year! Each month the winner of this tasty package will…

Mayor Boudreau Elected to AWC Board of Directors

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 12, 2020 |

The Association of Washington Cities (AWC) announced that Mount Vernon Mayor Jill Boudreau was recently elected to its Board of Directors. “Those of us who serve know the power of local government to make people’s lives better,” said Boudreau. “AWC is a respected voice in Olympia and Washington, D.C. and I look forward to serving…

Skagit Valley College offering Manufacturing Virtual Info Session TONIGHT, August 3

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 3, 2020 |

What’s next for you? If it’s a new job, Skagit Valley College will be talking Manufacturing training and employment at a Zoom info session TONIGHT, Monday, August 3 from 6:00 – 7:00pm. —> We have room for you tonight! To register: Interested in machinery, conventional machine tools, composites, and computerized design? Advanced Manufacturing/Engineering Technology…

New Eat Local First WA Directory to Find Local Farms

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 29, 2020 |

A new Eat Local First Washington Directory helps to connect Washington State residents with local farms and farmers markets in one place. The Eat Local First WA Directory is a project of the Eat Local First Collaborative, a group of food system organizations from around the state working together to merge various online farm finder…

Register for our Northwest Washington town hall

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 29, 2020 |

Join us Thursday, August 6th, at 10 a.m. as we host a virtual town hall, bringing together hospitality members and local lawmakers to speak to the issues impacting our state and industry. Association CEO Anthony Anton will provide an update on the state of the industry and we’ll be keeping you up-to-date with the latest…

CHOW Food Drive / Calling All CHOW Champions

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 28, 2020 |

The Aflac Lady is Hiring!

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 27, 2020 |

Aflac isn’t a conventional opportunity We’re an unconventional company looking for unconventional people. If you’re outgoing, entrepreneurial and motivated, it might be time to unleash your potential as an Aflac benefits advisor.1 In return, you’ll gain the satisfaction of being in charge of your own success, from the hours you work to the income you…

Fall reopening plans- Letter from Superintendent

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 27, 2020 |

Dear MVSD Community, Over the course of the summer, district staff have been working on three different ways to re-open schools this fall. As we think about in-school models or approaches that combine time in-school with remote instruction, we are mindful of the guidance provided by OSPI, the Governor, and the Department of Health. This…

Peoples Bank Promotes Wendy Drake to Service Manager of the Mount Vernon Office at Haggen Foods

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 27, 2020 |

Peoples Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Wendy Drake to Service Manager of the Mount Vernon Office at Haggen Foods. Wendy joined Peoples Bank in 2018 after running her own restaurant for 17 years. She most recently held the role of Lead Universal Banker at the Anacortes Office. “I’m energized each day by…

Alaska USA Opens Member-Centric Designed Branches

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 22, 2020 |

Come and take a look at the future of banking. Alaska USA Federal Credit opened two new fully redesigned, digitally-focused branches located in Renton, WA and the Jess Ranch neighborhood of Apple Valley, CA. The new spaces were created in collaboration with a design company to build an environment that completely reimagines what it means…

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