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BETTY BOWEN AWARD ‘S FINALISTS

BETTY BOWEN AWARD ‘S FINALISTS

The Seattle Art Museum (SAM) and the Betty Bowen Committee, chaired by Gary Glant, announced today the five artists selected as finalists for this year’s Betty Bowen Award: Natalie Ball, Amy Bernstein, Bruce Burris, Deborah Lawrence, and George Rodriguez. The juried award honors a Northwest artist for their original, exceptional, and compelling work. The award… Continue Reading

Andrew Simon: How Beautiful If You Could Do A Business Turnaround

Andrew Simon: How Beautiful If You Could Do A Business Turnaround

By Andrew Simon, Business turnarounds are never easy, especially if it is your business and you must do something drastic to turn it around. Andrew Simon: How Beautiful If You Could Do A  Turnaround We have had experience at Simon Associates Management Consultants (SAMC) helping clients turn around their businesses. We have also had hands-on experience… Continue Reading

Cascade Bicycle Club Organizing for World Record Ride and Expo

Cascade Bicycle Club Organizing for World Record Ride and Expo

Cascade Bicycle Club(CBC) invites everyone to join the Ebike World Record Ride & Expo powered by Rad Power Bikes on Saturday, September 15 from noon to 3 p.m. Cascade Bicycle Club Organizing for World Record Ride and Expo The growing availability and improved technology of ebikes is reflected in the current demand. According to a… Continue Reading

RenCon opens store in Southcenter Mall

RenCon opens store in Southcenter Mall

Renton Comicon (RenCon) has opened their store in the Southcenter Mall to promote the upcoming convention. Enabling fans, friends and the public to get a taste of what will be at RenCon with amazing costume displays as well as being able to purchase event tickets. It is located near Sears on the 2nd floor at… Continue Reading

Ducks Unlimited awarded $1M NAWCA grant

Ducks Unlimited awarded $1M NAWCA grant

Ducks Unlimited was recently awarded a $1 million North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) grant from the U.S. Department of Interior to conserve 1,536 acres of habitat in Washington’s North Puget Lowlands. Ducks Unlimited awarded $1M NAWCA grant “Preserving farmland and restoring tidal wetlands in a fast-growing region are two of our primary conservation goals… Continue Reading

Survive Business Disruption Beyond Control

Survive Business Disruption Beyond Control

Business plans – like all plans – can go awry when business disruption beyond the control of the owner of business disrupt the everyday routine. Survive Business Disruption Beyond Control Such disruptions could be because of a dip in the economy, a natural disaster that creates havoc, a shift in the public’s buying habits, or new technology… Continue Reading

Gail Benzler Joins Seattle Tennis and Education Foundation as Executive Director

Gail Benzler Joins Seattle Tennis and Education Foundation as Executive Director

Seattle Tennis and Education (STEF) is proud to announce Gail Benzler as its Executive Director. STEF, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization founded in 2017, provides athletic conditioning, tennis training and educational enrichment to under-resourced youth in Seattle. STEF recognizes that not every child and not every family has access to quality schools, a top education and opportunities to play lifetime sports like tennis. STEF aims to help level the playing field for kids across the Seattle area. Benzler is a longtime Bellevue resident and the organization has plans to expand to the Eastside in 2019. Continue Reading

Keiretsu Forum Northwest at Angel Capital Expo

Keiretsu Forum Northwest at Angel Capital Expo

The Northwest Region of the Keiretsu Forum, the world’s most active global investment community, announced on August 9, 2018, that the organization will host its “Angel Capital Expo,” the premier gathering of the angel capital community, on August 23, 2018 from 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. at Microsoft, Building 33, in Redmond, Washington (https://www.k4northwest.com/events/angel-capital-expo-northwest-3). The event will… Continue Reading

Homelessness Beware: Businesses Band Together with Pearl Jam

Homelessness Beware: Businesses Band Together with Pearl Jam

Homelessness Begone: Seattle businesses join Pearl Jam in calling for shared strategy to fight homelessness In conjunction with Pearl Jam’s Home Shows concerts at Safeco Field this week, more than 50 businesses today released a letter committing to a shared strategy toward fighting homelessness in the region. Along with the letter, Pearl Jam guitarist Stone… Continue Reading

Washington Brewers Guild Executive Committee Members Announced

Washington Brewers Guild Executive Committee Members Announced

Washington Brewers Guild announces the appointment of three new members to its Executive Committee, as well as the full slate of officers for 2018-19. New officers are Pamela Brulotte as President, Scott Houmes as Treasurer, and David Vitt and Greg Brandt as At-Large Board Member. These elected roles are a two-year position. Washington Brewers Guild… Continue Reading