This month’s networking breakfast will be held on Sept. 9 from 7:15-9 a.m. The Bellingham/Whatcom Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s monthly event will be at Northwood Hall, 3240 northwest Ave. in Bellingham. The event costs $14 with an RSVP, $18 without.
By Mike Cook For The Bellingham Business Journal My first introduction to the shaming practices in the workplace took place in 1973, the first year after I left graduate school. I had noticed a trend in the promotion history within a certain department and spoke to my boss about it. He suggested I do further [...]
SPARK Radio KMRE 102.3 FM is now broadcasting from its new location at the historic Bellingham Herald building. The new antenna location will give the station a larger range and improve the signal. KMRE has steadily upgraded its studio inside the SPARK Museum over the last couple of years and more than doubled the amount [...]
Discovery Music Academy has moved to the Bellingham Business Park at 4202 North Meridian St., Suite 205. Previously the academy was located in Piper Music’s former location in the Fountain District, which relocated earlier this year. Mary Walby started the academy in 2011. She studied piano and pedagogy at Washington State University, as has been [...]
Bellingham Frameworks will be moving from its current location at 1421 Cornwall Ave. to 1415 Cornwall Ave. The current building Frameworks is in was bought by the Opportunity Council, which will use the entire space. Frameworks’ new space is 3,000 square feet, almost double its current site. The new shop will have an expanded custom [...]
By Janae Easlon The Bellingham Business Journal The menus at some of your favorite food joints will be getting a fresh look. Restaurants with 20 or more locations will be required to display calorie counts and nutritional facts beginning later this year. The rule is a result from provisions of the Affordable Care Act signed [...]
Bookkeeping Solutions NW, Inc. is celebrating an anniversary this month. It has been in business for 10 years. The company is holding an open house on Sept. 9 on from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at their office at 109 Sixth St., Lynden. Bill Pate, president and owner of Bookkeeping Solutions teaches classes at Whatcom Community College [...]
John Burns has been hired as the new general manager of the Four Points by Sheraton Bellingham Hotel and Conference Center. Burns is a Seattle native and has more than 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry. Most recently he worked at the upscale Hotel Telluride, in Colorado. He started his career at the [...]
Bellingham-based Business Support Services Northwest, LLC is offering two free 90-minute workshops on QuickBooks. The first workshop will be on Sept. 13 at Sustainable Connections in Bellingham, 1701 Ellis St. at 10 a.m.To register, visit https://cashflowworkshop1.eventbrite.com/ The second one will be in Mount Vernon on Sept 14 at 10 a.m. at Calico Cupboard Cafe and [...]
Bellingham Technical College received approval earlier this month to offer a bachelor of applied science in engineering technology. Previously, BTC offered an engineering technology associate’s degree and transfer options. Now engineering students will be able to stay at BTC throughout their undergraduate career. The new degree is slated to start in fall of 2017.