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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
EASTER on the Farm! A whole weekend celebration! April 15 & 16 10am-3pm John and Dorie Belisle love to share family time on the farm with all of Western Washington! 2017 will be BelleWood’s fifth annual “Easter Egg Hunt, Brunch and Bunny Visit!” Our brunch is super nice! Chef Keith presents home baked pastries, local raspberry cream cheese stuffed french toast, a cheddar ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Local families looking to welcome spring with song and dance can join Caspar Babypants for a concert Saturday, April 15, at Bellingham Technical College. The concert will start at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in Settlemyer Hall in BTC’s Campus Center, with doors opening at 10. Tickets cost $7 per family for BTC students and $12 per family for non-students. Tickets are available only online at ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
CI is hosting a Mock Interview at Washington Corrections Center (WCC) in Shelton, WA. The event will take place on April 27 th from 8:30-1:30. Please see the attached documents for the procedure to receive clearance to enter the prison. You can contact Kathryn Shea for additional information. With gratitude, Kathryn Shea Workforce Development Specialist, Correctional Industries Washington State ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
The Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) has clarified that U.S. limited liability partnerships (LLPs) and limited liability limited partnerships (LLLPs) will be considered corporations for Canadian tax purposes. Issue: LLP and LLLP structures may result in double tax Solution: Restructure or consider annual tax alternative Timing: VSH will collaborate with Canadian colleagues on an optimal solution in ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
WCC offers communication and diversity workshops for the workplace Classes offered through WCC’s Community & Continuing Education program Three spring workshops at Whatcom Community College will help organizations and businesses navigate the opportunities and challenges of workplace communication, diversity and inclusion. WCC Community & Continuing Education instructor Monique ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Whatcom is one of five state colleges to offer core curriculum for new Limited License Legal Technician program LLLTs provide greater access to affordable legal services Whatcom Community College was recently approved as one of five community colleges in Washington state to offer the core curriculum required to become a Limited License Legal Technician (LLLT). Indicating the strength of its ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Mayor Annouces the 38th Annual Arts Award Recipients A celebration honoring the recipients is scheduled for May 3, 2017. ​Mayor Kelli Linville announced today the recipients of the 38th Annual Mayor's Arts Awards. A reception and awards ceremony honoring the awardees is scheduled for May 3, 2017. This year the Mayor is honoring a broad range of artists, advocates, organizations, and ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
"Essence of Bellingham" photo competition entry deadline approaching May 1 Entries for the "Essence of Bellingham" photo competition are being accepted now. Entries for the 12th annual "Essence of Bellingham" photo competition, hosted by the City of Bellingham and the Whatcom Museum, are due by May 1, 2017. This year the City is seeking photos featuring our vibrant ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, March 20, 2017
Bellingham, Wash. – From the beginning of its 50-year history, Whatcom Community College (WCC) has been recognized as an innovator. To celebrate 50 years of excellence and a future of new opportunities, WCC is partnering with the Whatcom Museum to present a college history exhibition at Old City Hall, 121 Prospect Street, Bellingham. The exhibition opens Saturday, March 18 and will remain ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Friday, March 17, 2017
Sound Women’s Health & Aesthetics, a Bellingham medical spa and wellness center, is moving to a larger office to better serve its growing clientele. Effective March 13, Sound Women’s Health & Aesthetics has moved down one floor in the Bellwether Building to Suite 107, 11 Bellwether Way. “Since opening in November, we’ve been blessed with many patients who prefer our ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Dollars that make a difference The Movement Mortgage foundation exists to bring life, light and hope to community across the globe. But how, exactly, does that happen? Here's an overview — by the numbers — of where and how Movement Foundation has impacted communities. In 2016, Movement Foundation invested more than $9.5 million in communities. That includes starting Movement ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Human Interest
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
The Port Commission has authorized $65,000 in cost sharing funds to support economic development projects in Blaine, Lynden, Ferndale and Everson. The funding is offered as part of the Port’s small cities economic development program, which supports and leverages projects stimulating private investment and jobs in the six small cities of Whatcom County. “An important part of the ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Minuteman Press acquisition expands direct-mail capabilities Minuteman Press in Bellingham recently expanded its direct-mail capabilities with the acquisition of Speedy Automated Mailers, also in Bellingham. Michael Tilley, owner of Minuteman Press in Bellingham, said Speedy’s equipment and databases will improve service for its bulk-mail customers. Also, Minuteman Press has hired Cameron ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Bellingham Automotive, customers collaborate for 25 Acts of Kindness Many community organizations benefited from the 25 Acts of Kindness campaign, a collaboration of Bellingham Automotive and its customers. Bellingham Automotive, founded in 1991, celebrated its 25 th anniversary last year with 25 Acts of Kindness. Owned by John and Carol Beebe, the repair and maintenance shop undertook 25 ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Human Interest
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
The unique and animated style of stand-up comedian Gabriel Iglesias will be on the grandstand stage Saturday, Aug. 19 at the Northwest Washington Fair in Lynden. Iglesias’ stand-up comedy is a mixture of storytelling, parodies, characters and sound effects that bring his personal experiences to life. He is one of the most-watched comedians on YouTube with more than 300 million views. His ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Full service web design agency offers unique opportunity to test “fitness” of website success FIzzPop Media will be one of the businesses in attendance at the upcoming Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce Annual Spring Business Showcase on March 16th at the Silver Reef Casino Spa. Brian Hardy, owner of FizzPop Media, says he is looking forward to working with local businesses on ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Emergency Reporting, a leading provider of Fire & EMS records management software headquartered in Bellingham, WA, is pleased to announce it has moved to 2200 Rimland Drive, Suite 305, Bellingham, WA 98226. “The growth in our customer base and desire to produce more advanced solutions for our Fire and EMS customers meant we had to hire developers and other staff at a very fast pace, ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release
Monday, February 13, 2017
There’s nothing more inspirational than the story of an underdog who triumphs with the odds stacked against them. Join us, for Against All Odds (8pm), as we use the structure of this classic tale to create a fully improvised journey of the down and out working their way to victory! From the crazy coach, the nasty rival, to the inspirational training montage, you’ll find all of the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Sunday, February 12, 2017
The cozy confines of Galloway’s Cocktail Bar opened Dec. 28 at 1200 10 th St., Suite 102, in Bellingham’s Fairhaven district. Both Galloway’s and the adjacent 22-room Fairhaven Village Inn are owned by Gene and Connie Shannon. They named the bar after an Iowa couple who were frequent guests of Fairhaven Village Inn, became friends of the Shannons and then Fairhaven locals after ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Sunday, February 12, 2017
The board of directors of Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism has hired Sandy Ward as the organization's new President and CEO, beginning Feb. 2, 2017. Ward is a 30+ year veteran of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry. She most recently served as the sales and marketing director for the Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour for the past 12 years. She was previously ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, January 27, 2017
The City of Bellingham is partnering with the Washington State Food Truck Association to test several on-street mobile food vending opportunities in three select locations: 210 Lottie Street (City Hall), the 1300 block of Commercial Street (across from the parking garage) and the 1400 block of State Street. These locations were selected due to their proximity to interested businesses and/or ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Monday, January 16, 2017
Veritas Media Productions , a video marketing agency dedicated to helping businesses and nonprofits grow, took first place in two categories in the 2016 Wistia Choice Awards, hosted by Wistia.com. Veritas Media won first place in the Storytelling and Hardworking Video categories for two separate video submissions. The Storytelling Award was presented in recognition of the following video ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Friday, January 13, 2017
First Federal Community Foundation has awarded a grant for $25,000 to Lydia Place for the purpose of supporting the Strengthening Families, Building Futures Campaign. The Strengthening Families, Building Futures Campaign will equip Lydia Place with the physical space and tools necessary to deliver services to homeless children and their families, and to continue to expand programs and services ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, January 12, 2017
BELLINGHAM, WASH. – The organizational team has set the 2nd annual Bellingham SeaFeast for the weekend of Sept. 22-23 downtown and at Squalicum Harbor. The inaugural SeaFeast last fall, themed “Eat, Play, Explore…and Eat Some More,” attracted more than 6,000, and the organizers say they anticipate topping that with possible expansion of sites and attractions in 2017. ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Brigid Collins Family Support Center invites you to join the revolution to end child abuse by attending their annual benefit auction on Saturday, March 11, 2017. Held at the Silver Reef Hotel Casino Spa, join a group of amazing champions of children for an evening of fun, love and charitable giving. The ‘All We Need is Love’ 60’s inspired event will feature approximately 200 ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Saturday, January 07, 2017
Whatcom County is believed to have set records in 2016 for most homes sold and highest median prices of home sales as strong demand was aided by low mortgage rates. The number of county homes sold in 2016 increased 5.1 percent to 3,145 in comparison to 2015, according to Lylene Johnson of The Muljat Group, who released the report based on data from the Northwest Washington Multiple Listing ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Economic, Press Release
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
2020 Solutions becomes first cannabis retailer in Whatcom Co. to accept app’s debit payments The two Bellingham stores of 2020 Solutions on Dec. 12 became the first retailers north of Seattle to use an app that accepts debit payments for cannabis products. The 2020 Solutions stores at 2018 Iron St. in downtown Bellingham and at 5655 Guide Meridian, just south of Axton Road, now accept debit ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, December 07, 2016
Bellingham, Wash. - The Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce & Industry celebrated another successful year for local businesses at its 12th Annual Awards Dinner on Thursday, Dec. 1, at the Silver Reef Hotel Casino Spa. This year’s awards recognized businesses and individuals for their contributions to the county, as ten awards were presented to deserving winners. "We were ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber
Monday, November 14, 2016
Costco will replace its original Bellingham location with a new facility approximately 1 mile southwest, at 4125 Arctic Ave. on Saturday, November 19 , at 8 a.m. Costco opened its original location in Bellingham in November 1991. The company determined that the Bellingham location was too small to adequately provide all the amenities newer buildings have. The original Bellingham location will ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Bellingham, Wash. – Whatcom Community College English professor Jeff Klausman has been awarded the 2016 Lisa Ede Excellence in Teaching Award by the Two-Year College English Association of the Pacific Northwest (TYCA-PNW). Klausman, who has been teaching at Whatcom for 20 years, was honored at the association’s annual conference in October. The Lisa Ede award is given to those who ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Thursday, November 10, 2016
PeaceHealth Medical Group (PHMG) and Yeager’s Sporting Goods have teamed with the National Shooting Sport Foundation (NSSF) and the Whatcom County Sheriff’s Office to protect members of our community from accidents and incidents involving firearms. The collaborative partnership equips PHMG doctors with free gun safety resources and locks to give to local families. The firearm safety ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, November 07, 2016
Lynden PRCA Rodeo sets donation record, gives $46,050 to PeaceHealth Cancer Center The Lynden PRCA Rodeo, presented by the Northwest Washington Fair, recently donated $46,050 to the PeaceHealth St. Joseph Cancer Center in Bellingham for breast cancer patient care and research. The contribution is the most ever raised through the rodeo’s Tough Enough to Wear Pink campaign. Contestants, ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
Thursday, November 03, 2016
Bellingham, WA. - November 1, 2016 The Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce & Industry announced the names of the Man and Woman of the Year which will be awarded at the 12th Annual Awards Dinner presented by Bank of the Pacific on Thursday, December 1st. "We are pleased to announce that our Man and Woman of the Year are Chuck Robinson and Dee Robinson of Village Books and Paper Dreams. ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community
Monday, October 24, 2016
The Port Commission has authorized a Purchase and Sale agreement with Pando Innovations, LLC (Itek Energy) for approximately two acres of property and a 48,000 square foot warehouse near Bellingham’s downtown waterfront at 800 Cornwall Avenue. This transaction allows Itek Energy, Washington’s leading manufacturer of solar panels, to expand and hire additional employees to meet a ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, General News Article
Tuesday, October 18, 2016
October 17, 2016 Bellingham, WA. - Today, the Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce & Industry announced the name of the Nonprofit and Green Business of the Year which will be awarded at the 12th Annual Awards Dinner on Thursday, December 1st. Nonprofit of the Year sponsored by Banner Bank will be awarded to Brigid Collins Family Support Center. A Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber member since ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Press Release
Friday, October 14, 2016
Whatcom Community College in Bellingham, Wash., will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2017. What began as a “college without walls” is now regarded as one of the nation’s top two-year colleges (Aspen Institute). We will honor the positive impact Whatcom has had in our community and in the lives of our graduates at events throughout the year. And we invite community groups, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education, Press Release
Friday, October 14, 2016
Fizz Pop Media Wins Best Creative in Best of the Northwest October 14, 2016 - Bellingham Alive has announced Fizz Pop Media as the recipient of the Gold First Place Award for “Best Creative Company” in the Northwest. The award was presented at the annual Best of the Northwest 2016 Award Celebration hosted by Bellingham Alive magazine. “We are very proud and honored to have won ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Press Release
Friday, October 14, 2016
The clouds parted, clearing the way for a fantastic day of record-breaking fundraising for the Birch Equipment Whatcom Hospice Pro-Am Golf Classic. The 10th annual event grossed over $252,000 for Whatcom Hospice, a record for this Golf Classic. Credit goes to a perfect mix of strong business and community support, the fine staff and facility of Bellingham Golf & Country Club, excellent local ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Saturday, October 08, 2016
Premier Christy Clark and Gov. Jay Inslee today signed a memorandum of understanding affirming their shared interest in creating regional economic opportunities for innovation in the technology sector. Government and business leaders in British Columbia and Washington are collaborating on the development of a new 21st century tech corridor — the Cascadia Innovation Corridor — to ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article