JPMorgan Chase Foundation has awarded a $300,000 grant to HopeWorks Station, a transit-oriented development and workforce development center accessible to residents of affordable housing throughout Snohomish County. In general, the grant will support community, transit-oriented and social enterprise development in the community. HopeWorks Social Enterprises is an affiliate of non-profit Housing Hope.
Mingle, mix at Lynnwood chamber event
Join the Lynnwood Chamber of Commerce for its monthly chamber meeting from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Thursday at Fairwinds — Brighton Court, 6520 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. Bring business cards and be prepared to meet, mix and mingle. You may also bring a door prize to promote your business. Register here.
County public works employees to present at industry conferences
In the next few months, Snohomish County Public Works employees will be sharing their knowledge and expertise with their peers as they both attend and present at three different industry conferences. The conferences are located in Yakima, San Diego, and Banff, Alberta, Canada. These and other presentations can be found here.
Baskin-Robbins looking for people to purchase local shops
Baskin-Robbins is currently seeking local entrepreneurs to purchase existing shops for sale, including one in Everett. It’s a unique opportunity for someone interested in owning a franchise yet not wanting to start from scratch. Free online webinars are available from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. today and Sept. 27 to describe the opportunity. To register, visit http://franchisingevents.dunkinbrands.com/.
Bothell’s Alder BioPharm presents data on medicine at migraine conference
Bothell-based Alder BioPharmaceuticals has presented data from Phase 2b and Phase 1 clinical trials of its ALD403 product for the prevention of migraine as well as preclinical data from a case study of ALD403 and other CGRP-antibodies at the fifth European Headache and Migraine Trust International Congress in Glasgow, Scotland. A further study on the product will be initiated later this year.