As the area public information offer for the U.S. Small Business Administration, Kevin Wynne has been meeting with chambers of commerce, service clubs and other community groups to make sure everyone in the area knows about the disaster loans that are available to residents of not only Snohomish County, but also members of the Stillaguamish and Tulalip tribes, as a result of the Oso mudslide.
SMOKEY POINT — The Smokey Point Domino's Pizza, located at 3704 172nd Ave. NE in Arlington, will be conducting a fundraiser for the victims of the Oso landslide on Thursday, March 27.
TULALIP — The Marysville School District's third annual Opportunity Expo is coming on Tuesday, April 22.
MARYSVILLE — Victor Fernandez’s first job in the automotive industry was in 1994, and 10 years later, he opened the Marysville Ford dealership in 2004 as its co-owner.
MARYSVILLE — United Way of Snohomish County’s free tax preparation at Goodwill’s Marysville Job Training and Education Center will remain available through Tuesday, April 15.
ARLINGTON — The Stillaguamish Tribe's third River Rock Smoke Shop opened with a full day of fanfare on Friday, Feb. 28, as the convenience store and gas station at 23704 13th Ave. NE, just off Interstate 5 at Exit 210, drew literally more cars than they had room for in their parking lot.
ARLINGTON — The Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce has begun the process of moving, so its phone and Internet service will be limited.
ARLINGTON — Dr. Krystal Grant was inspired to open the Arlington Veterinary Hospital on Saturday, Feb. 22, by her lifelong love of animals, from growing up with horses to learning how much she appreciates all shapes and sizes of mammals through her nine years of veterinary practice.
ARLINGTON — When the Local Scoop restaurant reopens on Monday, Feb. 24, even its menus will still be the same.
ARLINGTON — The first evening meeting of the Downtown Arlington Business Association on Wednesday, Feb. 5, included changes far broader than just the new meeting time and location, but DABA President Mike Britt sees that as a good first step.
ARLINGTON — Jeff and Becky Phebus brought seven years of experience in the secondhand goods trade to their latest storefront, when they officially opened the Lil' Thrift store in downtown Arlington on Saturday, Feb. 1, and they want their customers to benefit from their knowledge and connections.
SMOKEY POINT — The respective boards of directors for the Downtown Arlington Business Association and the Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce were officially installed for 2014 on Tuesday, Jan. 14, after Chamber President Kristen Granroth, of the Granroth Insurance Agency, informed attendees of the day's luncheon at the Medallion Hotel of how the Chamber plans to balance its focus between Arlington and Smokey Point.
ARLINGTON — Those who would like to prepay for their luncheons with the Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce may now do so in six-month and one-year intervals.
ARLINGTON — Mount Pilchuck Ski & Sport in Arlington hosts five small businesses within its establishment, and will be having an open house on Jan. 4.
ARLINGTON — The Board of Snohomish County Public Hospital District No. 3 and the PeaceHealth Board have approved a letter of intent for the Cascade Valley Hospital and Clinics to affiliate with PeaceHealth.
ARLINGTON — Among those making merry in downtown Arlington on Dec. 7 were members of the Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce, who capitalized on the crowds drawn to Olympic Avenue by the city's "Hometown Holidays" celebrations that day, by setting up a vendor tent in the Arlington City Hall plaza for the return of the Chamber's annual Old-Fashioned Bake Sale.
SMOKEY POINT — The Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce installed its new Board of Directors during its winter holiday luncheon on Dec. 10, which included a mix of familiar faces and newcomers to the Board.
ARLINGTON — The Arlington Pizza Factory at 509 West Ave. is hosting a vendor fair on Sunday, Dec. 8, from noon to 4 p.m. to raise funds for Operation Christmas Hope.
The Arlington-Smokey Point Chamber of Commerce is asking people to shop locally on Nov. 30, said Chamber President Kristen Granroth. A day like Small Business Saturday encourages people to discover products and services that are available locally, and the hope is those new customers will turn into repeat customers, she said.
ARLINGTON — Roxanne Fisher opened Healing Wind MFR Therapy in Suite C at 437 N. Olympic Ave. earlier this year to provide myofascial release, a specialized stretching technique used by some physical and massage therapists to treat patients with soft-tissue issues, but what sets Healing Wind apart from other outlets for massage therapy in the area is the degree to which Fisher attempts to address the connection between mind and body.