TULALIP — The Tulalip Dressbarn is teaming up with its local “Dress for Success” affiliate to give disadvantaged women an “SOS” to get into the workforce.
ARLINGTON — After a long and arduous construction period, Whidbey Island Bank opened its newest branch in Smokey Point last week, with Patty MacDonald in charge as branch manager and assistant vice Ppresident.
ARLINGTON — A wise woman recognizes when it’s time to make a change. Jeanne Watanabe made a change in 2008 when it became obvious that the real estate business was dormant. She examined her experience and her passion and the current situation, and I decided to open a consignment clothing store.
To achieve financial success in agriculture, farmers must view their operations as a business and Washington State University’s Snohomish County Extension is offering assistance with a 12-week course, “Cultivating Success: Agricultural Entrepreneurship,” so farmers can gain skills in business planning and direct marketing as well as how to deal with the financial and legal issues unique to farm businesses.
More than 400 people braved the slushy roads Dec. 28 to attend the grand opening celebration at the Stillaguamish Tribe’s Angel of the Winds Casino. The $44 million expansion added more than 84,000 square feet to the original casino, located two miles east of I-5 at exit 210 north of Arlington.
LAKEWOOD CROSSING — Wines from Washington and around the world are now conveniently located at The Wine Shop at Lakewood Crossing, opened Oct. 15 by Mary Swindell, who promises to sample every wine before she puts it on her shelves. On Friday, Dec. 12, South African wines will be offered.
ARLINGTON — The Arlington-based solar energy manufacturing company OutBack Power Systems introduced a new gadget last month at Solar Power International 2008, a renewable energy conference in San Diego.
ARLINGTON — Businesses in Arlington that serve food might be interested in the savings available through a new program offered by the city of Arlington with assistance from the state Department of Ecology.
Farmers from around Puget Sound will gather for Snohomish County’s Focus on Farming conference when special guests from around the country will talk about “breaking new ground” in farming practices, food and fuel trends.
How many e-mails leave your employees’ mailboxes on a daily basis? The average per day stands at 71.51 (Source: yedda.com). Do the calculation. Multiply that number by the number of your employees. The total should give you pause, as each e-mail has the potential to build or to implode your business.