Shuksan Healthcare Center has added occupational therapy assistant Kim Gong as the newest full-time member of its therapy team. Gong originally joined the team on a part-time basis in the spring. He graduated from Washington State University with a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology. Shuksan Healthcare Center is a 52-bed rehabilitation and recovery facility in Bellingham [...]
The Shuksan Healthcare Center has added two new members to its management team. Emily Benekritis joined the center originally as a CNA in 2012and was promoted to activity director in September. Ashley Gillam joined the center as admissions coordinator. Shuksan Healthcare Center is a 52-bed rehabilitation and recovery facility in Bellingham for individuals after hospitalization. [...]
Bellingham hypnotist Erika Flint won the prestigious Hypnosis One Percenter Leadership award at the National Guild of Hypnotist’s annual conference. The award recognized Flint as a role model for professional hypnotist’s to emulate. Flint is a certified hypnotist with the National Guild of Hypnotists, and works out of the Cascade Hypnosis Center. To contact Flint, [...]
The Whatcom Symphony Orchestra announced Gail Ridenour as the new executive director. Ridenour has a past playing in the orchestra. She also currently teaches music in the Bellingham School District. Ramona Abbott is currently serving as the interim executive director and will continue until Ridenour starts sometime in 2017.
The Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center recently brought on five new board members. Christian Christensen has lived in Whatcom County for more than ten years. Charmie Gilcrease is the Executive Director at Technocracy Inc. Lica Holleman is a Whatcom County native and the chief financial officer for Peoples Bank. Renae Ingraham is a Bellingham native, and [...]
Terry Crump has retired as the director of sales at Samson, a worldwide leader in the manufacture of rope based in Ferndale. Crump had worked at Samson for 18 years. Vince Trotta has been named the new sales director. He started at Samson in June, and has 19 years of experience at General Electric in [...]
Weichert Realtors – Vanson Associates office in Bellingham recently hired Bridget C. Cantrell, Jennifer Garretson, Ross Gerard, Trish Gesmundo, Benjamin Plymale, Justin Remaklus and Karen Trudel. The Weichert office in Bellingham is located at 2900 Meridian St.
Cezar O. Mesquita has been selected as the new director of the office of admissions at Western Washington University. He will start at WWU on Nov. 1. He is currently the director of admissions at the University of Idaho. He will succeed Assistant Vice President of Enrollment and Student Services Clara Capron, who has been [...]
Pam Kiesner, director of the Bellingham Public Library, announced she will retire at the end of the year. The library board of trustees accepted her resignation at its meeting on Sept. 20. She will step down at the end of the year. This year marks her 40th year in library administration. She spent the last [...]
In August, PeaceHealth Medical Group added five new providers to its medical team. John Aita, MD, joined the gastroenterology team. Aita was the American College of Physicians’ 2015 Operational Physician of the Year. He is a retired lieutenant colonel in the medical corp of the U.S. Army and has served two deployments to Iraq. Penelope [...]