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Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Respected information source now available to library users from home or at workplace  Whatcom County Library System (WCLS) now offers online access to the Value Line investment research database. Value Line helps users do smart research for smarter investing, and all that is needed is a WCLS library card and internet connection.Value Line is best known for publishing “The Value Line Investment ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Women’s Professional Network Annual Gala & Raffle Dash Saturday October 12th, 2019 from 11AM – 2PM Northwood Hall- Bellingham, WA.  Women’s Professional Network is excited to announce our 2019 Gala & Raffle Dash Event and are requesting you to Save The Date of Saturday, Oct 12th from 11:00AM-2:00PM at Northwood Hall for a brunch event!   This year, we will be honoring our military by ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, September 09, 2019
Folk/pop artist Marc Scibilia will play a benefit concert for Skookum Kids at Bellewood Acres Farm on Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 7p.m. The event includes food trucks, a beer garden, and bonfires, so don’t forget to bring your flannel blanket.Marc Scibilia’s unique folk/pop sound has attracted over one million listeners on Spotify. He has toured with well-known bands like Ben Rector and the Zac ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, September 09, 2019
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10TH at the GLADSTONE GARDENfrom 4-7PMYou're invited to join us in our Gladstone Garden as we celebrate 30 years of service with a special ground-breaking ceremony at our Annual Cider Press! This public event is FREE and everyone in the community is invited to participate in the fun fall festivities including games, crafts, site-tours, music and tasty food and apple cider fresh ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, September 09, 2019
An evening of cars crashing, engines revving and dirt flying will be offered at the Fall Demo Derby on Saturday, Sept. 28 at the Northwest Washington Fair & Event Center in Lynden.  “The Fall Demo Derby attracts fans of all ages because it’s fun and affordable,” said Jim Baron, manager of the Northwest Washington Fair & Event Center. “It’s especially ideal for families because children 10 and ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, September 09, 2019
Growing your business to the point that you need to start hiring employees is exciting. It’s also rife with administrative burdens that you don’t want to be unprepared for.When taking on a new hire, you need more than 1) the assurance your cash flow is sufficient to support your payroll expenses and 2) that the talent is the right fit for the role. There are governmental obligations to consider, ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Human Interest
Monday, September 09, 2019
Janne has had the privilege to sample a number of career options over the years. She has been a newspaper reporter/editor, a horse trainer/riding instructor, retail manager, Red Cross volunteer and most recently a provider of services to people with Developmental Disabilities.It’s a wonderful blending of experiences that has given her the chance to see how people manage the world from many ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, September 06, 2019
WCC Community & Continuing Education - Foundation Building360.383.3200 237 W. Kellogg Road Bellingham WA 98226Elder Care Options: Help When You Need ItTell a Friend about this Course Some day you may find yourself needing care or caring for a loved one. Debbie Gann, director of Home Attendant Care and Home Attendant Nursing, uses her 30+ years' experience to explain the support options ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Chamber, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, September 04, 2019
Information sessions for two-week trip to be held Sept. 25 and 28Experience 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 June 25 – July 9, 2020, the group will travel through the bustling metropolis of Glasgow, up through the stark beauty of the ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Paid Family and Medical Leave reporting and remitting is underway. Employers and employer agents have until August 31, 2019 to file 2019 Q1 and Q2 reports and remit premiums.As this is a new program and technology system, Employment Security extended the deadline for reporting from July 31 to August 31. If you haven't reported yet, we encourage you to begin the account creation process as early as ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Peoples Bank Named “Best-In-State” by Forbes Magazine August 19, 2019Peoples Bank Named ‘Best-In-State’ by Forbes Magazine Reflecting its strong reputation, commitment to customer satisfaction, and high-quality branch services and online experience, Peoples Bank was one of only three banks in Washington state to be named a “Best Bank” in Forbes Magazine’s second annual review of the ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Michael Baldwin, a co-owner of Whatcom Land Title Co. for more than 25 years, recently became the company’s operations coordinator.  Baldwin said he is focused on streamlining systems to make Whatcom Land Title more efficient for clients while ensuring great customer service in its three branches: Bellingham, Birch Bay and Lynden. He also is building strong relationships with key people in the ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Monday, August 19, 2019
Special-T Signs, a family owned and operated Bellingham business since 1979, will celebrate on Aug. 28 its 40th anniversary and the retirement of founder Tim Donnelly while introducing second-generation owner Dave Donnelly.   The public is invited to congratulate Tim and Dave Donnelly while enjoying food and beverages from 5:30-7 p.m. Aug. 28 at Special-T Signs, located at 2206 Pacific St., just ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Kids are getting ready to go back to school soon.  Whatcom County School Districts have varying degrees of school supplies available for kids, with Bellingham Schools being the only district to provide the majority of supplies. Regardless, backpacks are not provided, and can be a pricey hurdle for many homeless, low-income and foster families. Blue Skies for Children is currently distributing ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Sukanya "Suki" Paciorek recently joined the Whatcom Community Foundation team as Director of Special Projects.  She and her family moved to Bellingham this past spring from Brooklyn, NY, where she spent the last 18 years working in the real estate, energy, and sustainability industries.  Most recently she was the Chief Operating Officer at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, a 300 acre economice development ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Wednesday, August 07, 2019
The Whatcom Community Foundation’s annual Funds for Whatcom County grant round is open for applications. The non-renewable grants of up to $10,000 are meant to support relative and timely activities that take a cooperative approach to building community connections, affordable housing, arts and culture, economic development, education, environment, food and agriculture, and health and wellness. ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release
Monday, June 17, 2019
ABILITREK OFFERS ACCESSIBILITY CERTIFICATION Certification indicates businesses have an inclusive environment that provides accessibility to all potential customers. Certification is backed with a window decal. ACCESSIBILITY INDICATORS: An onsite evaluation will be provided annually for members in order to obtain certification. Certification will be based on the following ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Think your company is too small to offer great health insurance?  Think again.Bellingham Regional Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Business Health Trust (BHT) – Washington’s source for employee benefits to provide access to high quality, affordable healthcare options to our members.  EXCLUSIVE CHOICES FROM MAJOR CARRIERS Whether you have two employees or more than 100, BHT can help you ...read more
Categories: Chamber