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Skagit Valley College Mount Vernon Campus celebrates student achievement at 62nd Annual Honors Reception

By growthzone | June 27, 2019 | Comments Off on Skagit Valley College Mount Vernon Campus celebrates student achievement at 62nd Annual Honors Reception

Several hundred students, family members, and friends attended the 62nd annual Skagit Valley College (SVC) Mount Vernon Campus Honors Reception on June 12th in McIntyre Hall. Between the Mount Vernon and the Whidbey Island Campus ceremonies this year, over $450k in scholarships were awarded to SVC students. SVC President Dr. Tom Keegan awarded 20 students…

The Willowbrook Word – Terry’s Tales from Willowbrook Manor

By growthzone | June 27, 2019 | Comments Off on The Willowbrook Word – Terry’s Tales from Willowbrook Manor

Greetings from Willowbrook! I am excited to announce Saturday Morning Tea and Scones debuting this week! The Tea Tent on the East Lawn is very inviting this time of year.  It is the perfect place to relish your Saturday morning, taking in the gentle aura of tea in the country.   Reserve your Saturday Morning…

24th Annual Golf Tournament to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County

By growthzone | June 24, 2019 | Comments Off on 24th Annual Golf Tournament to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County

Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County’s 24th Annual Golf Tournament, sponsored by Blade Chevrolet, will be held at Avalon Golf Links (19345 Kelleher Road, Burlington, WA  98233) on Friday, August 9th. Lunch at 11, followed by games, shotgun/scramble begins at 1PM, with dinner served after the tournament. Cost is $125 for individual players and…

Skagit Symphony Garden Tour Tickets – Get them now!

By growthzone | June 24, 2019 | Comments Off on Skagit Symphony Garden Tour Tickets – Get them now!

Skagit Symphony’s Garden Tour ~come find your inner peace! Inspiration Found Here! June 30 More Info!   Did you know: This is Skagit Symphony’s 40th Season offering concerts and music education to the community?!! Your support keeps the music coming!

HealthQuest Programs Provided by Skagit Regional Health

By growthzone | June 24, 2019 | Comments Off on HealthQuest Programs Provided by Skagit Regional Health

Doc Talk: Neurological Symposium – Life After a Stroke Please join us for the third session in our educational series. This symposium will be focused on life after a stroke. Individuals who are stroke survivors, family members and caregivers are encouraged to attend. Information and presentations will be focused on stroke prevention, managing depression and…

Mount Vernon Downtown Association June Newsletter

By growthzone | June 24, 2019 | Comments Off on Mount Vernon Downtown Association June Newsletter

  Downtown Mount Vernon at a Turning Point     FEMA grants Mount Vernon floodplain request   From the Skagit Valley Herald: Downtown Mount Vernon is set to be removed from the 100-year floodplain in October, about a decade after work on a city flood protection project began.   The Federal Emergency Management Agency notified…

The Merry Berry Time at the Mount Vernon Farmers Market

By growthzone | June 21, 2019 | Comments Off on The Merry Berry Time at the Mount Vernon Farmers Market

The more the berrier, so, as every Saturday, make sure to join us from 9am to 2pm in Downtown Mount Vernon Riverwalk Park. As evidenced in the information below, all your senses will be delighted and your shopping basket is sure not to remain empty! Share your market experience with us on Instagram using the hashtag…

Mount Vernon Floodwall Approval

By growthzone | June 19, 2019 | Comments Off on Mount Vernon Floodwall Approval

June 19, 2019   The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has issued the City of Mount Vernon a Letter of Map Revision (LOMR) for the City’s flood protection infrastructure (floodwall)   The City’s preliminary work on the floodwall dates back to 2004. Groundbreaking in 2009. Work complete in late 2017   The floodwall cost $30,914,770;…

Gaga Ball Comes to LaVenture Boys & Girls Club

By growthzone | June 19, 2019 | Comments Off on Gaga Ball Comes to LaVenture Boys & Girls Club

When a bright blue octagon with a 20-foot diameter turns up in the cafeteria courtyard of your school, you tend to notice. This was certainly the case among both staff and students at LaVenture Middle School when just such a structure arrived on campus this past May. What exactly does one do with a giant…

New Disc Golf Course at Edgewater Park

By growthzone | June 17, 2019 | Comments Off on New Disc Golf Course at Edgewater Park

Mount Vernon Parks and Enrichment Services is pleased to announce that a new disc golf course at Edgewater Park in Mount Vernon is now open and ready for the public to enjoy. With the expectation of drawing disc golfers to Mount Vernon from all over the region, this 18-hole course was developed and installed by…

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