Briefs: Mountlake Terrace’s 1st Security Bank adds loan officer

Dexter Wellington

Dexter Wellington

1st Security Bank has hired Dexter Wellington as a senior loan officer at its home lending office in Mountlake Terrace. Wellington specializes in conventional, jumbo, FHA, VA and USDA financing for one-to-four unit purchase or refinance. A lifetime resident of Edmonds, Wellington serves on the board of directors for the Edmonds Chamber of Commerce.

South county Rotary clubs to collect shoes, socks

Through Feb. 24, Alderwood Terrace, Edmonds Noon, Edmonds Daybreakers, Lynnwood, and Mill Creek Rotary clubs will come together to collect badly needed new shoes and socks for preschool, elementary, middle and high school children in the Edmonds School District. Collection boxes, donated by Bekins NW to benefit Clothes for Kids, are at several area businesses. Please check Rotary websites for locations.

Ribbon-cutting ceremony for Sleep Number store planned in Marysville

Marysville Mayor Jon Nehring will perform a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11 a.m. on Friday at Marysville’s new Sleep Number store. The store is located at 2631 172nd St. NE, No. 101, in the Lakewood Crossing shopping center. Feel free to bring business cards to network at this event sponsored by the Greater Marysville Tulalip Chamber of Commerce.

Chermak Construction in Edmonds wins Best of Design award

Edmonds-based Chermak Construction has won Best Of Design on Houzz, a leading platform for home remodeling and design. The company was chosen by the more than 40 million monthly unique users that comprise the Houzz community, from among more than one million active home building, remodeling and design industry professionals.

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