Member Announcements

Children’s Museum Announces Grand Opening Date

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Full Width Template Mark your calendars for August 31, 2019!! The Children’s Museum of Skagit County will unveil the final phases of their construction and move to The Outlet Shoppes at Burlington in a day-long celebration beginning at 10:00am on August 31st. In addition to experiencing the new Museum spaces, the annual Full STEAM Ahead…

HealthQuest Programs Provided by Skagit Regional Health

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Full Width Template Blood Drive AUG 27 (TUE) 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. (except 10 – 11 a.m.) Skagit Valley Hospital – Mount Vernon 300 Hospital Parkway –mobile bus Pre-registration required by calling 1-800-398-7888.   Stop the Bleed®: What Everyone Should Know to Stop Bleeding After an Injury During this free, hands-on training you will…

Police Chief Change at Mount Vernon Police Department

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Full Width Template After 40 years of service to Mount Vernon residents, Chief Jerry Dodd retired on July 12, 2019. “The Mount Vernon Police Department, and the city of Mount Vernon itself, owe a great deal of gratitude and respect for what Chief Dodd was able to accomplish here over the course of his career,”…

Skagit Habitat to dedicate 35th Home in Skagit County

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

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Silverado 4th Annual Block Party

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

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“Pigs in Paradise” Campaign Emphasizes the Importance of Saving and Giving Back

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 25, 2019 | 0 Comments

Full Width Template Cash-filled piggy banks and pay it forward stories can lead to a lucky winner’s personal paradise. Bellingham, WA – July 25, 2019 – Peoples Bank announced its newest campaign, “Pigs in Paradise,” to underscore the importance of both saving and giving back to the community. On Thursday, August 1, 2019, 200 piggy…

New Operating Hours for the Wednesday Mount Vernon Farmers Market

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Full Width Template  Wednesdays 11am—4pm! It seems that both the shoppers and the vendors prefer earlier hours, and we have taken notice! The location remains the same (Skagit Valley Hospital lawn on Kincaid Street), but no longer do you have to wait until the afternoon to get your goodies. The market is now running from 11am until…

Employment Trends from Express Employment Professionals

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

Full Width Template UNEMPLOYMENT RATE 3.7%   The U.S. economy added 224,000 jobs in June, while unemployment edged up from 3.6 to 3.7%. Education and health services had the largest growth in employment in June, adding 61,000 positions. Learn more from the recent employment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and view the…

Mount Vernon Downtown Association Call for Artists First Thursday August Art Walk & Community Hang-up

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Full Width Template COMMUNITY HANG-UP CALL FOR ARTISTS Show off your art & win!! All artists, ages 16+, are invited to submit one work of art for our 6th Annual Community Hang-Up gallery exhibit at the Front Gallery, 420 Myrtle, as part of the Downtown Mount Vernon First Thursday Art Walk on August 1. The…

Mount Vernon Downtown Association Sidewalk Sale

By Jeremy Kindlund | July 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Full Width Template MVDA Announces our Annual Sidewalk Sale in Downtown Mount Vernon on Friday & Saturday, July 26 & 27, 2019 from 10 am – 5 pm. This year’s event features Sizzling Summer Sales from downtown merchants. Join our downtown businesses during this annual event, as they showcase their wares on the sidewalks of…