Blankers, Hartog, Dodson join Lynden Chamber of Commerce board

Jerry Blankers of Muljat Group North, Calvin Den Hartog of Nooksack Valley Disposal and
Dave Dodson of Edaleen Dairy have joined the Lynden Chamber of Commerce’s board of directors.

Hartog and Dodson are both former members and past presidents of the board. Blankers, a lifelong resident of Whatcom County, enters his first term with more than 30 years of experience in real estate and development.

“We’re thrilled these local business professionals have chosen to join our team and look forward to benefiting from their experience, expertise and ideas,” Bill Pate, newly elected president of the board and owner of Bookkeeping Solutions NW, said in a Feb. 7 press release.

The Lynden Chamber of Commerce has more than 300 members and works in partnership with the city of Lynden to promote local businesses and coordinate events such as the Farmer’s Day Parade, the Northwest Raspberry Festival and the Lynden Lighted Christmas Parade.

More information on the Lynden Chamber of Commerce can be found online at, or by phone at 360-354-5995.


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