Briefs: New member joins Housing Hope’s board

New member joins Housing Hope’s board

Aaron Adelstein has been elected to Housing Hope’s Board of Directors; a group of committed volunteers dedicated to helping solve family homelessness and poverty in Snohomish County. Adelstein is the director of association programs at the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties. With more than 14 years of experience in the building industry, he directs the organization’s community stewardship and sustainability efforts.

More than 30 stores looking to hire at Seattle Premium Outlets in Tulalip

Seattle Premium Outlets in Tulalip plans to host a job fair on Saturday for its stores to hire staff ahead of the holiday season. The job fair is planned from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Food Court of the Outlets at 10600 Quil Ceda Blvd., Tulalip. More than 30 retailers plan to be involved Abercrombie &Fitch, Coach, Dr. Martens, Eddie Bauer and Polo Ralph Lauren. Positions include full-time, part-time and seasonal support.

RAM brewery raises $3,000 for ALS research

The RAM Restaurant and Brewery recently participated in the 3rd annual Ales for ALS, a fundraising and awareness campaign to help find a cure for ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). A small batch seasonal IPA was tapped at all Washington RAM locations for less than two weeks before it sold out. That beer’s sales raised $3,071 for the ALS foundation.

Everett’s Bra Shop accepts Medicaid, Medicare

Citrine Health’s newest program, The Bra Shop, is now accepting Medicaid and Medicare payments. This is the final phase of a two-year process to create a location where women who live north of Seattle can obtain breast prosthetics and post-mastectomy bras with Medicare/Medicaid. The Bra Shop at 2940 W. Marine View Drive, Everett, also sells support solutions for all body sizes.

Monroe Mexican restaurant celebrates opening

El Lago Mexican Restaurant &Bar located at 14189 Fryelands Blvd. in Monroe celebrated its official grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony on Sept. 11. The restaurant, whose owners hail from Jalisco and Durango, Mexico, offers authentic Mexican food including some entrees flamed table-side.

Grant helps people in Washington get technology-industry jobs

A new $5 million federal grant will expand technology job opportunities for women, minorities, veterans and others in the state. Washington state will receive the grant as part of the federal American Apprenticeship Initiative. The state Department of Labor &Industries will administer the grant that’s expected to provide training and jobs for up to 1,000 people, 600 of them in the technology industry.

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