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Military Spouses:  How to Recruit and Retain This Talent Pool To Benefit Your Workforce

By Jeremy Kindlund | September 22, 2022 | Comments Off on Military Spouses:  How to Recruit and Retain This Talent Pool To Benefit Your Workforce

Presented by: Olivia Burley This workshop for area businesses and organizations will provide hands-on resources and tools to develop recruitment and retention programs to engage military spouses to develop your workforce. We’ll touch on these topics and a few more: Bridging the Military/Civilian Divide by Understanding the Culture Understanding the Military Spouse Community and Culture Recruiting Strategies…

Mount Vernon Hires New Development Services Director

By Jeremy Kindlund | September 22, 2022 | Comments Off on Mount Vernon Hires New Development Services Director

The City of Mount Vernon announced the arrival of new Development Services Director, Darren Groth. Groth (pronounced “growth”) comes to Mount Vernon with over two decades of experience in municipal planning and public administration; and is tasked with overseeing the City’s Building Department, Planning Department, Engineering Department, and GIS Services. Darren’s professional background varies widely…

October Blood Drives in Skagit County

By Jeremy Kindlund | September 21, 2022 | Comments Off on October Blood Drives in Skagit County

Ribbon Cutting & Centennial Celebration

By Jeremy Kindlund | September 21, 2022 | Comments Off on Ribbon Cutting & Centennial Celebration

Applications for 2023 4% Friday Community Shopping Day Now Available

By Jeremy Kindlund | September 21, 2022 | Comments Off on Applications for 2023 4% Friday Community Shopping Day Now Available

The Skagit Valley Food Co-op is now accepting applications for 2023 4% Friday recipients. Once a year, the Community Relations Committee of the Board of Trustees of the Skagit Valley Food Co-op accepts and reviews the applications of non-sectarian, non-partisan charitable community groups for participation in 4% Friday, a Community Shopping Day. Groups chosen, one…

EDASC Job Board opening to all Skagit County businesses

By Jeremy Kindlund | September 19, 2022 | Comments Off on EDASC Job Board opening to all Skagit County businesses

EDASC’s Skagit Job Board soon will be available FREE to all Skagit County businesses for one year. The only requirement is that your business must be located in Skagit County. Previously, the Skagit Job Board was only open to current EDASC Investors. To become part of the Skagit Job Board, fill out the form. Your…

Barron crew rescues Bellingham dog from fire in smoke-filled house

By Jeremy Kindlund | September 16, 2022 | Comments Off on Barron crew rescues Bellingham dog from fire in smoke-filled house

The quick response of a nearby HVAC crew to a Bellingham fire saved a dog and enabled firefighters to extinguish the fire before it destroyed the house. Brett Haley, Josh Smith and Chris Foster – employees of Ferndale-based Barron Heating AC Electrical & Plumbing – were working on a job site Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 13,…

The Small Glories at McIntyre Hall

By Jeremy Kindlund | September 14, 2022 | Comments Off on The Small Glories at McIntyre Hall

The Small Glories   McIntyre Hall Presents THE SMALL GLORIES Friday, September 23          7:30pm Tickets: Reserved Seating $30 – $40 Roots powerhouse duo The Small Glories are Cara Luft & JD Edwards, a musical tour-de-force partnership planted on the Canadian Prairies. Luft, one of the original members of the folk trio The Wailin’ Jennys, and Edwards…

Plant & Sip at Skagit Acres

By Jeremy Kindlund | September 14, 2022 | Comments Off on Plant & Sip at Skagit Acres

Create your own fall planter to take home and enjoy! Sip a glass of wine as you put together your fall blooming container with expert guidance from Danielle. All materials, one glass of wine, and light appetizers included. Bring your gardening gloves if desired. Meet our instructor Danielle: I started gardening as a little girl…

Camp Korey supporters raise $1.5 million at Grow Dinner & Auction

By Jeremy Kindlund | September 14, 2022 | Comments Off on Camp Korey supporters raise $1.5 million at Grow Dinner & Auction

On September 10th, 2022, more than 170 supporters, camp families, volunteers, and staff gathered “Around the Campfire,” for Camp Korey’s signature Grow Auction and Dinner. Throughout the evening, generosity flowed, raising $1,500,000, and warming the hearts of campers with life-altering medical conditions and ensuring they have a place to experience adaptive programming designed to meet…

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