Business FYI


John Bonner has joined Everett Community College as director of corporate training. He will lead the college’s continuing education division, which includes providing customized training for business and industry. He has master’s degrees in teaching and public administration.

Chuck Dodd has been appointed senior vice president of loans at Prime Pacific Bank, Lynnwood. Dodd, who joined Prime Pacific in 2004, previously served as vice president/commercial loan officer.

Rebekah McClain has been named doctor of physical therapy and certified strength and conditioning specialist at Integrated Rehabilitation Group in Everett. McClain received her doctorate in physical therapy in August from Belmont University.

Kathie Street of Bellingham has been named regional director of the McGruff Safe Kids Total Identification System franchise, which covers Snohomish, Skagit and Whatcom counties.

Members of the Washington State Patrol’s latest basic training class include Leon Legros, Rock Oliphant, Christopher Skagen, Matthew Sloan and Mark Ward, all assigned to Marysville; Daniel Shelby, assigned to Monroe; and Debra Shearer and Matt Prether, assigned to Silver Lake.

Special events

Mountain Pacific Bank will host its annual Document Destruction Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Everett Gateway Center, 3732 Broadway. Up to 50 pounds of documents may be shredded free of charge.

Everett Community College’s cosmetology program is hosting a client appreciation day and open house from 1 to 5 p.m. April 30 at the program’s Marysville site, located at 9315 State Ave., Suite G. Students will thank clients with complimentary services and retail specials, and demonstrations, refreshments and tours are planned. For more information, call 425-259-8283.

The University of Washington’s Bothell campus computer and software systems speaker series concludes April 30 with a discussion on climate change, led by Pieter Tans, a the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration senior scientist. The free event is open to the public and starts at 5:30 p.m. at the North Creek Events Center. For more information, call Elizabeth Fischtziur at 425-352-3636 or e-mail


The state Department of Revenue is on the lookout for the owners of $600 million owed to more than three million individuals. The department encourages individuals to check online at http://claim

John Hayes of Snohomish recently won a new Mazda CX-9 Sport from Mazda of Everett.

The Small Business Administration’s SCORE program is designed to help businesses. For information on receiving assistance or to volunteer in the program, go to


South Snohomish County Chamber of Commerce’s Northwest Hot 100 Introductory Workshop is from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the chamber, 3815 196th St. SW, Suite 136, Lynnwood. For more information, call 425-774-0507 or e-mail

The Construction Industry Training Council’s continuing education classes include: RCW/WAC &low voltage, Saturday and May 31; NEC calculations, May 2; introduction to NEC &RCW/WAC rules, May 3; plumbing code update, May 3; NEC update, May 17. For information, location and fees, call 425-454-2482 or register online at


The Greater Lake Stevens Chamber of Commerce’s annual leadership breakfast is 7 to 8:30 a.m. April 29 at the Lake Stevens Educational Service Center, 12309 22nd St. NE, Lake Stevens. Featured speaker is Internet columnist and business-performance consultant Terry Corbell. Cost is $15. RSVP by Tuesday at 425-334-0433 or e-mail

Prime Pacific Financial Services’ annual shareholder meeting is 6 p.m. May 13 at the Lynnwood Convention Center. Featured speaker is economist Bill Conerly. For more information and to RSVP, call 425-712-9898.

Business news

Greiert Insurance of Everett has added Pemco to its line of companies it represents. Greiert has been serving Snohomish County since 1981.

The Greater Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce is seeking new members for its emissaries committee. These ambassadors of goodwill provide encouragement for new members, welcome people to events, thank renewing members and have a good time while increasing their own business connections. For information, call 360-659-7700 or e-mail Marilyn Boe at

TOP Food &Drug and Haggen Food &Pharmacy have become the first supermarkets in the Pacific Northwest to offer Safe Harbor seafood, which is certified to have the lowest possible levels of mercury.

Good deeds

Fluke Corp. has donated digital multimeters to 20 schools through its Education Grant Program. Each school will receive two of the company’s test instruments, either the Fluke 287 or Fluke 289 logging digital multimeters.

As part of Boeing Employees Community Service Day, more than 120 employees conducted a spring cleaning April 19 of Sherwood Community Services, a non-profit organization in Lake Stevens that provides services to children and adults with disabilities.

Send your Business FYI news and color photos to Mike Benbow, Business editor, The Herald, P.O. Box 930, Everett, WA 98206, by fax to 425-339-3435 or by e-mail to

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