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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
The Whatcom Dream was the recipient of The Chrysalis Inn & Spa’s January spa donation in the amount of $2,100. This celebrates one year of giving over $23,000 to local non-profits that began as a way for owner Mike Keenan to donate anticipated corporate tax cuts to those most in need in his own community.The Whatcom Dream, who has been providing financial literacy and life skills curriculum ...read more
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Thursday, February 15, 2018
Recreation Northwest EXPO offers Free admission on Saturday, Feb. 24thThe Recreation Northwest EXPO is ready to deliver fun for free to the public. With plenty of exhibitors to choose from, the EXPO is your opportunity to connect with leaders in the outdoor recreation community at the Bellingham Cruise Terminal in Fairhaven on Saturday, February 24th from 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm.The exhibitors will ...read more
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Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Whatcom Community College (WCC) will break ground on the Phyllis & Charles Self Learning Commons in spring 2018. The long-awaited project was part of 2017-19 biennial capital budget approved by the state legislature and signed by Gov. Jay Inslee in January. The project was partially funded at $33.96 million. The total escalated cost of the project will total almost $37 million. It will be ...read more
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Monday, February 12, 2018
The Long and Short of SEO: Search Engine Optimization  As a business owner, you’ve likely heard the phrase “SEO” thrown about at networking events and smiled and nodded. You’re busy. You have bigger things to worry about rather than three little letters.  Well, it’s finally time to stop procrastinating and join the SEO conversation. Why? Because SEO will help your business successfully compete ...read more
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Thursday, February 08, 2018
Whatcom Community College (WCC) student Nagla Mohamed-Lamin is the College’s nominee for the 2018 Transforming Lives Award sponsored by the Washington State Association of College Trustees (ACT). Nominees were honored at a Jan. 22 ceremony in Olympia, Wash.Nagla overcame countless obstacles before coming to WCC in 2016. She was born and raised in a refugee camp in Algeria and quit school at the ...read more
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Monday, February 05, 2018
Kick off your weekend with Fellow Marketing Fanatics! WWU's Dr. Mark Staton boils down his semester-long digital marketing course into 30 minutes. Friday, February 9 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. ClickMonster 2435 Strider Lane Suite 105 in Bellingham RSVP at https://www.clickmonster.com/meetup/
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Wednesday, January 31, 2018
The Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce has announced that the 2018 Jr. Ski to Sea Race will be moved to Zuanich Point Park in lieu of Lake Padden Park, where the race has been held in the past. The City of Bellingham Parks Department will be undergoing a sewage improvement project at Lake Padden Park in the spring of 2018, and they requested that the Chamber of Commerce find an alternate ...read more
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Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Four Points Bellingham promotes Erin Divine to Director of Sales   Erin Divine has been promoted to Director of Sales at Four Points by Sheraton Bellingham Hotel & Conference Center.   Divine has nine years of sales experience, including five years at Four Points Bellingham. She returned to the hotel last year when its multimillion-dollar renovation was completed, culminating with the launch of ...read more
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Monday, January 29, 2018
This year, Whatcom Women in Business will be awarding four (4) $4,000.00 scholarships to women entering higher education including but not limited to technical or trade school, beauty school, community college or university. Applicants must be a high school graduate by Spring 2018 and a current Whatcom County resident.Applications are due by March 31st 2018, and will be carefully reviewed by ...read more
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Monday, January 22, 2018
Port Hires New Economic Development Director Monday, January 22, 2018:  The Port of Bellingham is pleased to announce the hiring of Don Goldberg as its Director of Economic Development.  Goldberg will be an integral part of Whatcom County’s economic development team, which includes a collaboration of business service, economic development and workforce organizations partnered together to recruit ...read more
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Thursday, January 18, 2018
Local Farm-to-Table Trade Meeting to Focus on B2B Connections; Business Growth January 18, 2018 – Sustainable Connections announces speakers for the upcoming NW Washington Farm-to-Table Trade Meeting on February 20th, 2018. Patsy Martin from the Port of Skagit and Mauri Ingram from the Whatcom Community Foundation will be joining forces for the Trade Meeting’s Keynote Address. The address with ...read more
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Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Bellingham Neighborhood Associations Invited to Apply for Free “Comfort with Conflict” WorkshopsWHATCOM COUNTY – In 2018, the Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center (WDRC) will offer free “Comfort with Conflict” workshops to ten neighborhoods throughout Bellingham. The WDRC believes that part of what makes a strong community is a willingness to engage with people who may think, act, and approach ...read more
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Tuesday, January 09, 2018
Below is a list of WCC Community & Continuing Education winter workshops and courses (including registration links) listed by start date:  Accounting Principles for Non-Accountants, 1/29Introduction to Social Media Marketing, 1/30Marketing Your Business with Facebook, 2/6When Communication Means Confrontation, 2/9Starting Your Own Business, 2/10Cultivating Customer Service with Twitter, ...read more
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Thursday, January 04, 2018
"Guys and Guts” and “Girls Go Tech” workshops for middle-schoolers are back at Whatcom Community College  Upcoming workshops at Whatcom Community College will introduce middle school students to non-traditional education and career paths. The March 10 “Guys and Guts” and April 14 “Girls Go Tech” programs allow 11-14-year-olds to learn about the worlds of healthcare and technology respectively ...read more
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