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City of Mount Vernon Mayor Jill Boudreau schedules Mayor’s Coffee Hours for September 2019

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 29, 2019 |

City of Mount Vernon Mayor Jill Boudreau has scheduled Mayor’s Coffee Hour on the following date in September: –  Friday, September 6, 10:00 a.m., Mountain Glen Retirement Community, 1810 E. Division Street –  Saturday, September 14, 10:00 a.m., Fire Station 3, 4701 E. Division Street –  Saturday, September 28 – In place of Coffee Hour,…

Employment Law Update Presentations by Skagit Island Human Resources Association

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 27, 2019 |

12 Sep 2019 7:15 AM – 9:00 AM Skagit Transit Community Room, 105 E Kincaid, Mount Vernon, WA 98273 REGISTRATION – • Early Registration for Students and Displaced Workers – $10.00 Early registration for students and displaced workers. Early registration ends 5:00 PM on the Monday prior to the meeting. • Early Registration Non-SHRM…

HealthQuest Programs Provided by Skagit Regional Health

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 27, 2019 |

Technology: Treasure or a Trojan Horse? Screen time is embedded in our culture. How is it impacting us and our children physically, socially and emotionally? Join Rowena Narvadez- Pusateri, MD, Lisa Anderson, OTR/L, Becky Hendrickson, CCC/SLP, and Karen Pederson, PT as they interactively discuss technology’s impact and share strategies to enhance engagement. Tangible resources will…

McKenna Klein Joins HKP Architects

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 27, 2019 |

McKenna received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interiors, Architecture, and Design from the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design in Milwaukee, WI. Her design interest is in sustainability, contributing to the local community, and Human Centered Design (HCD) based on a particular subject’s needs, values, and experience. Prior to coming to HKP, she spent three…

Skagit Valley College Athletic Director Steve Epperson announces his retirement

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 26, 2019 |

After an incredible career at Skagit Valley College spanning 42 years, Athletic Director and Women’s Basketball Head Coach Steve Epperson announced his retirement so that he can spend more time with his family. Always someone who avoided the limelight, Steve’s request was to leave SVC without fanfare. His last day with the Cardinals was Thursday,…

Peoples Bank Strengthens Lending Team in Skagit County

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 26, 2019 |

Peoples Bank promoted Mike Fredlund to Senior Vice President, Commercial Market Leader of the Skagit-Island Commercial Banking Group and welcomed Nate Walley as a new Mortgage Loan Officer at the Skagit County Real Estate Loan Center. Both Mike and Nate were born and raised in Skagit County and together bring nearly 40 years of financial…

Red Cross Offers Safety Tips as Students Get Ready to Go Back to School

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 22, 2019 |

School bells will be calling students back to the classroom soon and the American Red Cross wants to make sure every student is safe as they head back to school for the upcoming academic year. “While safety is a top priority for all students, there are special steps for parents of younger kids and those…

Skagit County Fairgrounds Fall Garage Sale September 20-21

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 22, 2019 |

Looking for unique items, great food and local music? Don’t miss the Skagit County Fairgrounds 27th Annual Fall Garage Sale, Antiques & More event this Friday and Saturday, September 20 and 21 at the Skagit County Fairgrounds! More than 140 vendors are set to attend, including seven food vendors. Visitors can enjoy great musical performances…

Mount Vernon HOPE Coalition 2nd Annual Town Hall Event

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 21, 2019 |


Workshop Presented by Community Action of Skagit County – Working With Youth Volunteers

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 21, 2019 |

Skagit Volunteer Coordinators Network Topic: Working with Youth Volunteers Date: 3:00-4:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 3 Location: Burlington Library Rotary Meeting Room, 820 E Washington Ave., Burlington, WA 98233 Map link:   Guest Speaker: Teresa Davis, WorkSource Skagit Description: Is engaging youth volunteers worth the hassle? What policies and procedures should we have in place…

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