Monthly Archives: June 2017

Petco and Dan + Shay Team Up to Celebrate Pet Adoption with New Video

Dan + Shay Petco videoPetco today released a new “Celebrating Adoption” video featuring platinum selling country music artists Dan + Shay. The pair are experts on the positive impact of the pet and pet parent bond and credit their adopted pups, Chief and Joy, for making their lives on the road feel a little more like home. The latest video builds on Petco’s Think Adoption First philosophy, affirming the company’s position on increasing awareness of pet adoption efforts and inspiring pet parents to consider welcoming a pet in need into their home. Continue Reading

Unique Business Model Thrives

By Brian Peavey Are you crazy?! Giving away money in the form of profit sharing seems like a ludicrous way of making more money but we are experiencing this phenomenon in Boise, Idaho at ProfitShare, LLC. ProfitShare is a group of ethical investors who buy houses, renovate them, and resell them in a socially responsible… Continue Reading

Don’t Bother Getting Your Car Washed if You Live at Del Mar Villas

If you live at the Del Mar Villas, don’t bother getting your car washed – the maintenance guys will make sure to blow dirt over it the next day …. I’ve complained about this several times, but still the same, they continue to blow all the parking lot dirt all over freshly washed cars.  #thissucks… Continue Reading

San Diego’s Generali Global Assistance Wins Two ACE/Claims Magazine Awards

Generali Global Assistance’s Travel Insurance division, formerly CSA Travel Protection, recently announced that it took home two top honors at the America’s Claims Event (ACE Awards) on June 21 in Charlotte, N.C. Recognized for going above and beyond to serve her customers in a way that provides a seamless, supportive experience, Michelle Bjarnson was awarded… Continue Reading

Guild Mortgage Promotes Bellevue's Gemma Currier to Vice President; Will Lead National Retail Sales Operations

Currier will oversee Guild’s sales technology, sales training and development, retail administration and project management functions San Diego-based Guild Mortgage, one of the fastest-growing independent mortgage lending companies in the country, has promoted Gemma Currier to vice president of national retail sales operations to oversee the company’s sales technology, sales training and development, retail administration… Continue Reading

Kelvin Johnson Named Ashford University’s Outstanding Alum of the Month

Kelvin Johnson has been named Ashford University’s Outstanding Alum of the Month for June 2017. While working at a plant nursery, Kelvin realized he needed to pursue his education to further his career. Although he held a bachelor of science in agriculture degree from Virginia State University, that degree did not fulfill Johnson. After speaking… Continue Reading

Patriotic pups to walk or jog morning of 4 th of July in support of Seattle Humane in Bellevue

The Bellevue Downtown Association invites the community to the Bellevue Four on the 4th Dog Jog & Walk. While Independence Day is a time for fun and celebration, it is also a stressful time for pets due to loud noises and bright sights. This noncompetitive 4-kilometer jog will keep dogs active to ease them into… Continue Reading

Scot Chisholm, Classy CEO And Co-Founder, Named A Glassdoor Highest Rated CEO In 2017

Classy CEO and co-founder Scot Chisholm has won a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award recognizing the Highest Rated CEOs for 2017 in the U.S. SMB category. Based in San Diego, California, Classy aims to accelerate social impact by providing world-class online fundraising tools that fuel modern nonprofits. Recognized by Fast Company as a Top Innovative Company… Continue Reading

Nomad Temporary Housing Achieves Highest Average Survey Scores in the 15th Annual 2017 Relocation Managers’ Survey

Trippel Survey & Research, LLC conducted its fifteenth annual survey to obtain evaluations from corporate relocation managers regarding their level of satisfaction with temporary housing service providers. For the second year in a row, Nomad Temporary Housing achieved the highest average survey score, rating higher than all other national and regional temporary housing brands. Nomad… Continue Reading

Bellevue Resident Kyra Colleen Bruce Earns Scholarship from WWU

Western Washington University student Kyra Colleen Bruce has received the $1,000 Frank Varga Scholarship Fund for Visual Journalism for the 2017-2018 academic year.             The Frank Varga Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding Visual Journalism student.             Bruce graduated from Sammamish High School in 2014. She is currently an undergrad student at Western in the… Continue Reading