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Tuesday, December 18, 2018
The Leopold Retirement Residence, citing rising costs and declining occupancy, will end operations in downtown Bellingham on March 31.   The Leopold Retirement Residence has offered 93 independent-retirement living units at 1224 Cornwall Ave. Its 79 residents will receive relocation assistance, according to Executive Director Peter Frazier.   “We will be hiring a housing specialist to help our ...read more
Categories: Community
Thursday, December 13, 2018
The City of Bellingham will be seeking public feedback on parking systems in the months to come, as downtown transitions to more pay-by-phone parking. As businesses and residential development in downtown Bellingham and Fairhaven continue to thrive and grow, the City of Bellingham is doing its part by managing the limited resource of on-street parking utilizing proven parking management ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Abel family becomes co-owners of Bellewood Acres  A family that wants to increase awareness of agriculture and how food gets to our tables recently became co-owners of Whatcom County’s Bellewood Acres.  Eric and Julie Abel, plus their son and daughter-in-law Blake and Janelle Abel, recently acquired Bellewood Acres with founders John and Dorie Belisle. Bellewood Acres includes 62 acres with ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
A hot shower – taken for granted by most like a breath of air. But for those living on the streets of Bellingham, a hot shower means people cared enough to enable them to get clean and regain some dignity.  Lighthouse Mission Ministries (LMM) is expanding its outreach to the Bellingham community’s homeless population by launching Shower Connect on Wednesday, 12/12/18.  Shower Connect is a ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Larry the Cable Guy, one of the country’s top stand-up comedians, will perform Thursday, Aug. 15 as part of the Bank of the Pacific Grandstand Entertainment Series at the Northwest Washington Fair in Lynden.  Known for his blue-collar humor and “Git-R-Done” catchphrase, Larry the Cable Guy has made millions of people laugh for nearly two decades through personal appearances, television, movies, ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, December 10, 2018
The United States Department of Education (DOE) has awarded Whatcom Community College two grants that total more than $2 million. The grants support many of WCC’s long-term goals to strengthen teaching and learning, student success, career preparation, and equitable student outcomes. “Strengthening Institutions” is a five-year Title III grant worth $2.25 million. The grant will provide funding to ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, December 07, 2018
 The Bellingham Regional Chamber of Commerce celebrated another successful year for local businesses at its 14th Annual Awards Dinner on Thursday, December 6, at the Four Points by Sheraton and presented by First Federal.  This year’s awards recognized individuals and businesses for their contributions to the county, as ten awards were presented to deserving winners.  This year was unique as we ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Wednesday, December 05, 2018
Here’s the latest news from Whatcom Women in Business (WWIB):  1.    The WWIB organization has elected its new 2019 Executive Board:Shu-Ling Hergenhahn-Zhao, Capital Campaign Chair at the Sylvia Center for the Arts, has been elected president. Emily O’Connor, Executive Director of Lydia Place will serve as past president. Jamie Smeall, HR/Administrator at Avenue Bread will chair the banquet ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, December 04, 2018
The Bellingham Technical College (BTC) Foundation recently received a $350,000 contribution from the Thomas and Martina Horn Foundation that will support student scholarships. This is the second largest contribution ever received by the BTC Foundation, which provides a variety of student scholarships and campus support as part of its mission to change lives by expanding access to quality ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Tuesday, December 04, 2018
The following positions are currently available through Express Employment Professionals:Labor & Manufacturing:                                    Skilled Labor & Manufacturing: Food Service Assistant                                        Drywall Specialist Electronic Assembly                                             Construction Manager Fish ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, December 03, 2018
Bill Ronhaar, president and chief underwriting officer of Whatcom Land Title Company, recently became one of fewer than 100 people nationwide to earn a prestigious industry designation: Ronhaar was named a National Title Professional by the American Land Title Association. He also received the Washington Title Professional designation from the Washington Land Title Association.  “The NTP ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, November 29, 2018
BELLINGHAM YACHT CLUB  - MARINA ROOMTONIGHT NOV 29TH OPEN HOUSE - RIBBON CUTTING 4:30 - 6:30PMENJOY WINE, FOOD AND FUN. JOIN US FOR OUR RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY TO CELEBRATE THE MARINA ROOM. THE PERFECT LOCATION FOR ANY BUSINESS MEETING / EVENT. SHARE A BITE TO EAT AND BEVERAGES WHILE TAKING IN THE BEAUTIFUL VIEW OF THE LIGHTED BOATS ON THE HARBOR. WIN PRIZES! OUR BOARD WILL BE ON HAND IN THEIR ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Please be aware that a company called Global Graphics & Designs has been calling Chamber Members claiming that they are selling the “chamber guide” asking members to purchase ad space. PLEASE don't be fooled by this scam. We have no affiliation with Global Graphics & Designs and we have no intention of working with them in the future. The Chamber Directory is produced by the Chamber. 
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
We’re Not Done Yet! Bellingham Farmers Market Goes Through Dec. 22nd - Fresh, Local, Festive! The days are getting colder and darker, but there is still plenty of light and warmth at the Bellingham Farmers Market each Saturday! There are four more Markets before the end of 2018. And there is plenty to choose from, too, with over 60 farmers, crafters, and food vendors at the Market from 10am to 3pm ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, November 26, 2018
Blue Skies for Children is proud to announce it has awarded four Fall 2018 Driver’s Education Scholarships to teens who are ages 15 to 17, who are homeless, low-income or in foster care.  Award recipients this round are Kristina Montero-Duong, Steven Prince, Janette Deal and Leah Rossell.The scholarship program requires the teen to submit an essay, transcripts, letters of recommendation and an ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Each year the Social Security Administration announces the annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA). Usually, there is an increase in the Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefit amount people receive each month, starting the following January. Law requires that federal benefit rates increase when the cost of living rises, as measured by the Department of Labor’s Consumer ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Information sessions for two-week trip to be held Nov. 29 and Jan. 26Experience a land of magical scenery, ancient castles, mystical legends, and folklore during a two-week trip to Scotland, hosted by Whatcom Community College’s Community & Continuing Education program. From Aug. 29 – Sept. 12, the group will travel through the bustling metropolis of Glasgow, up through the stark beauty of the ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
BACKGROUND:         Disney Institute is bringing its renowned professional development course, “Disney’s Approach to Business Excellence,” to the Lynnwood Convention Center.  The one-day event will allow area professionals begin to understand the power of leadership values, discover how customer loyalty can be established, and gain insight into how organizational culture is strengthened. ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, June 05, 2018
Bellingham Advanced Medical Imaging is pleased to announce its grand opening on June 6, 2018 at 1344 King Street, Suite 101. The Bellingham Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 13 to mark the occasion. An open house — which will include tours of the imaging center — will follow in late summer 2018. The new full-service, outpatient ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release