Kudos: Bocce benefit raises more than $10,000 for WDRC

The Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center raised more than $10,000 through the 12th annual Bellingham Bay Bocce Tournament on April 19,

The event drew more than 100 spectators along with 32 teams. A team named “Bocce Dawgs” won the tournament championship. Second place was awarded to “Eastside Rollaz,” a team sponsored by Pet Stop. Third and fourth places went to team “Joe and Cora’s U-Cut” and “Boccemon,” respectively.

The tournament was hosted by Boccemon.

NWAIA helps install new elevator for Lighthouse Mission

The Northwest Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, in partnership with Lighthouse Mission Ministries, installed a new elevator in Lighthouse’s three-story Bellingham facility last month.

The elevator will provide better access to the Lighthouse Mission for people who use wheelchairs or others unable to use stairways to access the nonprofit’s dining hall or psychiatric-care facilities.

The Lighthouse Mission, a walk-in rescue mission that provides shelter, meals and services to men, women and children in need, is located at 923 W. Holly St., in Bellingham’s Old Town area.

NWAIA volunteered their time and services to complete the projects.

A news release from the chapter highlighted contributions from the following individuals: Andrew Krzysiek and Amy Zimmerman of Zervas Group Architects, Charles Waugh of Wilson Engineering, Daryl Johnson of Summit Engineering & Design, Steve TeVelde of K-Engineers, Richard Mullen of Presentation Art Studios, Wayne Kortlever of Colacurcio Brothers Construction Co. Inc.

ICU’s events shred 16,000 pounds of documents

Industrial Credit Union announced that more than 16,000 pounds of sensitive documents were disposed of through two recent paper shredding events.

The credit union hosted the free events as part of a promotional effort to prevent identity theft. The paper shredding was handled on-site by A-1 Shredding.

Security Solutions NW raises money to support employee’s family 

Security Solutions NW managed to raise $2,609 for its recent “Keys for Adoption” campaign, which sought money to help Security Solutions’ employee Aaron Benner and his wife, April, adopt their second child.

Security Solutions pledged to donate $1 to the campaign for every key made in March.

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