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New Parking Lot Opens at Little Mountain Park

By Jeremy Kindlund | September 1, 2020 | Comments Off on New Parking Lot Opens at Little Mountain Park

The City of Mount Vernon announced the opening of its new 54-stall parking lot at the base of Little Mountain Park.  The new lot more than triples the current parking capacity, minimizing the dangers of the past practice of on-road shoulder parking.  New trailhead connections have been added to the parking lot to provide direct…

Skagit Valley College announces exciting updates for Fall Quarter! It’s not too late to apply!

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 31, 2020 | Comments Off on Skagit Valley College announces exciting updates for Fall Quarter! It’s not too late to apply!

Yes, Skagit Valley College is open for Fall Quarter! We’re Here for You! SVC is pleased to announce that we are offering many new options for Fall Quarter taught by our trained, experienced online instructors. Classes start Tuesday, September 22! It’s not too late to apply and register! Visit www.skagit.edu/fall-2020 . Classes will be offered…

Skagit Valley College offering Workforce programs with some face-to-face learning experiences

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 27, 2020 | Comments Off on Skagit Valley College offering Workforce programs with some face-to-face learning experiences

We’re Here for You! Skagit Valley College is pleased to announce that we are offering you many new options for Fall Quarter taught by our trained, experienced online instructors. Classes start Tuesday, September 22 and registration is going on now! It’s not too late to apply! For more information about getting started, courses and programs,…

Community Action Helps People Keep their Homes

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 26, 2020 | Comments Off on Community Action Helps People Keep their Homes

Community Action of Skagit County has several emergency funding sources to help people who are at risk of eviction. The Eviction Prevention Program will be active Sept. 2 and will run as long as funding is available on a first-come, first-served basis. The intention of this emergency funding is to prevent eviction for households who…

Local author, philanthropist starts podcast to share hope and inspiration

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 26, 2020 | Comments Off on Local author, philanthropist starts podcast to share hope and inspiration

Intrigued by stories of how people overcome life’s hurdles, Kelly Schols, interviews a diverse guest list on his new podcast, Never by the Book. “I’ve always been curious about why some people overcome hardship while others stay stuck,” said Schols. “There are many factors at play, but I believe there is something to learn from…

Peoples Bank Contributes $10,000 to the Opportunity Council

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 25, 2020 | Comments Off on Peoples Bank Contributes $10,000 to the Opportunity Council

Grant will support programs aimed at making just and equitable communities a reality for everyone. Peoples Bank has made a $10,000 grant to the Opportunity Council, a Community Action agency whose mission is to help people improve their lives through education, support, and direct assistance while advocating for just and equitable communities. Based in Bellingham,…

Alaska USA Federal Credit Union donates $45,000 to local nonprofits

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 24, 2020 | Comments Off on Alaska USA Federal Credit Union donates $45,000 to local nonprofits

Supporting the people and organizations that are passionately dedicated to improving communities is a shared responsibility. With more than 16 years of service to the community, the Alaska USA Foundation is committed to organizations that assist children, veterans, and active duty military members and their families. Today, the Alaska USA Foundation is donating a total of…

Lithtex NW is hiring a part-time Digital Production Specialist

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 19, 2020 | Comments Off on Lithtex NW is hiring a part-time Digital Production Specialist

Lithtex NW is looking for a part-time Digital Production Specialist at our Mount Vernon facility. This position will help with digital printing and binding operations, approximately 4 hours per day. Experience with digital printing, blueprints, computers, and customer service is helpful but not required. We are willing to train. Apply in person at 2226 Market Street, Unit…

Skagit Valley College Basic Education for Adults program to offer English Language Acquisition information sessions

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 19, 2020 | Comments Off on Skagit Valley College Basic Education for Adults program to offer English Language Acquisition information sessions

We’re Here for You! Skagit Valley College’s Basic Education for Adults (BEdA) program is committed to your success as we continue to adjust our programs and instruction online. There are a number of resources available to you such as laptop loans, funding, and advising support to help you navigate these challenging times. BEdA will offer…

Annual SWIB Scholarship Awards Event Goes Virtual

By Jeremy Kindlund | August 18, 2020 | Comments Off on Annual SWIB Scholarship Awards Event Goes Virtual

2020 Virtual SWIB Spring Fling Date: Tuesday, September 15, 2020 Time: 6:30 pm Where: Online Zoom Event Cost to attend the online event: $20 Link to Purchase Tickets: https://skagitwomeninbusiness.com/store/spring-fling Please join the members of Skagit Women in Busines as we award scholarships to nine deserving local women who are returning to school after experiencing gaps…

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