Filed on 02. May, 2011 in People
The Building Industry Association of Whatcom County (BIAWC) recently hired Lesley Zimmer of Custer as its marketing and events coordinator. Zimmer will serve as the committee liaison to the Whatcom County Home & Garden Show, BIAWC Charity Golf Tournament and philanthropic committees. She will also assist with marketing BIAWC’s banquet and meeting rentals, as well as [...]
Filed on 29. Apr, 2011 in People
Kathy Birdsell and Tom Street recently joined Sterling Real Estate Group in Bellingham. “Our mission is to provide superior service to our clients and it is that much easier to accomplish when you have an experienced and knowledgeable team,” company owner Phil Dyer said in a press release. For more information, call (360) 756-0021 or [...]
Filed on 29. Apr, 2011 in News & Features
On May 2, the city of Bellingham will launch a Class B Electrical Permit Program for low-voltage projects — the permits are offered at a reduced rate and will give electrical contractors the option to purchase permits in advance and in bulk. Permits are submitted by the contractor as the work is completed and monitored by random periodic inspections. “We tailored [...]
Filed on 28. Apr, 2011 in News & Features
Nearly four years after finishing Matthei Place in Fairhaven, Kulshan Community Land Trust is taking on a new construction project in partnership with Cascade Joinery.
Filed on 28. Apr, 2011 in Events
Prostock Athletic Supply, located at 110 N. Samish Way, recently completed its acquisition of 3GI Sports in Ballard. Prostock will continue to operate the Ballard location under the name 3GI Sports, which was named for the three military veteran’s who founded the company in 1946, after returning from World War II. 3GI has remained family-owned [...]
Filed on 28. Apr, 2011 in People
Beth Smithson and Gloria “Glo” Calderhead of Fairhaven Realty recently received the Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES) designation. The designation is for agents who specialize in helping those 50 and older who are interested in selling their homes, downsizing or considering a reverse mortgage. For more information, call Smithson or Calderhead at (360) 676-8990.
Filed on 27. Apr, 2011 in People
Mark Turner of Turner Photographics in Bellingham recently earned the Certified Professional Photographer designation from the Professional Photographic Certification Commission after meeting rigorous requirements measuring his artistic and technical competence. The commission currently recognizes fewer than 2,000 Certified Professional Photographers in the United States, and only four working in Whatcom County. Turner combines his more [...]
Filed on 26. Apr, 2011 in News & Features
Businesses are preparing for the upcoming Ski to Sea race, which could end up being the largest to date. The iconic Memorial Day weekend event will celebrate 100 years of racing in Whatcom County. The first big race in the area was the Mt. Baker Marathon, which was first held in 1911.
Filed on 25. Apr, 2011 in Events
Bellingham Technical College will host a free career fair on Thursday, April 28, for the manufacturing, construction and engineering occupational fields. Representatives from local and regional companies, including Alcoa Intalco Works, Puget Sound Energy, BP Cherry Point Refinery, Index Sensors and Controls Inc. and CH2M Hill, will attend to share information about current and future [...]
Filed on 22. Apr, 2011 in Events
Fitness Gear & Training in downtown Bellingham is celebrating its 22-year anniversary with an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 7. Located at 1423 Railroad Ave., near Caffe Adagio, Fitness Gear & Training will offer refreshments during the open house and introduce 30-Minute Fit, a program combining the expertise of certified [...]