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Friday Paving at Little Mountain

By Jeremy Kindlund | June 18, 2020 |

A new parking lot at the entrance of Little Mountain Park will be paved on Friday (June 19). Parks staff learned this morning that the long awaited paving of the new lot is all set to take place, and will likely cause some traffic interruptions tomorrow as asphalt vehicles go to and from the site,…

Inaugural Class of SVC’s Bachelor of Applied Science in Applied Management

By Jeremy Kindlund | June 17, 2020 |

Twenty-three students are the first to earn a BAS-AM degree at SVC Skagit Valley College is proud to announce that 23 students will graduate this month with their Bachelor of Applied Science in Applied Management. They represent the inaugural class of students to earn their BAS-AM degree at SVC. The inaugural BAS-AM class began in…

Skagit Valley College selects Mitch Freeman as its new Athletic Director

By Jeremy Kindlund | June 17, 2020 |

Skagit Valley College is ready to take the Cardinals to the next level when Mitch Freeman begins his role as SVC’s new Athletic Director today, June 16. Freeman brings more than 15 years of experience to the Skagit program, including men’s basketball coaching and leadership positions with the Seattle University Redhawks and the Cal Poly…

EDASC, la ciudad de Mount Vernon estan aceptando aplicaciones de subvenciones para microempresas

By Jeremy Kindlund | June 16, 2020 |

Una subvención de desarrollo comunitario que provee $10,000 a dueños de microempresas impactados por COVID-19 dentro de la ciudad de Mount Vernon está aceptando aplicaciones. Un total de $100,000 de subsidios están disponibles. Descargue la aplicación en Español. La subvención esta otorgada por la ciudad de Mount Vernon y administrada por EDASC. Las empresas elegibles para…

Skagit Gleaners is Hiring a Thrift Store Manager

By Jeremy Kindlund | June 15, 2020 |

Skagit Gleaners is looking for support in our thrift store, the Gratitude Galleria. The following shift is required: Tue, Thur: 2:30pm – 6:30pm Sat, Sun: 8:30am – 12:30pm Skagit Gleaners is a food recovery and rescue program that re-distributes recycled items to our community. We value having an attitude of gratitude, stewardship, keeping waste out…

What’s Your Avocado? Marketing & PR Develops New Website for Web-Based Record-Keeping Platform

By Jeremy Kindlund | June 15, 2020 |

What’s Your Avocado? Marketing & Public Relations recently launched a new website for an innovative web-based planning and record-keeping platform at Sparks2.com. SPaRKS, the Superintendents Planning and Record Keeping System, is used nationwide by golf course superintendents and sports field managers to track fertilizer inputs and other complex maintenance practices. “The redesign of our SPaRKS…

Phase 2 – Mount Vernon Parks and Enrichment Services Department

By Jeremy Kindlund | June 15, 2020 |

With the approval of Skagit County moving to Phase 2 of the Governor’s Reopening Plan on Friday, June 5, 2020 the Mount Vernon Parks and Enrichment Services Department is excited to open up certain facilities to the community.  Thank you for your patience as the City staff was cleaning, inspecting and making needed repairs prior…

Northwest Youth Services COVID-19 Emergency Funding Match Campaign

By Jeremy Kindlund | June 9, 2020 |

This summer we are raising emergency funds to support young people who are struggling to stabilize as a result of COVID-19. This effort is being matched, dollar for dollar (up to $10K), by the Jerry H. Walton Foundation. Vulnerable populations, such as the unhoused or young adults with limited incomes, have been, and will be,…

EDASC, City of Mount Vernon now accepting microenterprise grant applications

By Jeremy Kindlund | June 9, 2020 |

EDASC, City of Mount Vernon now accepting microenterprise grant applications MOUNT VERNON — A Community Development Block Grant providing up to $10,000 to microenterprise owners impacted by COVID-19 and located within Mount Vernon city limits is now accepting applications. A total of $100,000 in grant funds are available. Click here to download the application in…

36th Annual SICBA Golf Tournament

By Jeremy Kindlund | June 9, 2020 |
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