Briefs: Port of Everett commissioner named president of state Ports Association

Port of Everett commissioner named president of state Ports Association

Port of Everett Commissioner Troy McClelland was elected in November as president of the Washington Public Ports Association, which means the Port will now have a role in addressing policy issues at the highest level in the state. McClelland first joined the commission in 2009 and was re-elected to the position last fall.

Edmonds’ Savvy Traveler plans series of seminars

Between Jan. 16 and May 21, The Savvy Traveler in Edmonds will offer a series of seminars on destinations ranging from Hadrian’s Wall to Morocco. Each presentation features photos and commentary from seasoned travel experts. Space is limited so please call 425-744-6076 for reservations. More details can be found at The store is located at 112 5th Ave. S, Edmonds.

EvCC to host free event to help students apply for financial aid

Everett Community College is hosting College Goal Washington, a free event that helps participants fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid for 2016-2017. Help is available at 6 p.m. Jan. 27 at EvCC’s East County Campus in Monroe and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 30 at Shuksan Hall room 141 on EvCC’s campus in Everett. For more information, go to

Register to attend aerospace conference in Lynnwood

The Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance’s 15th Annual Aerospace Conference, Flying into the Future, comes to Lynnwood Feb. 9 through 11. The three-day event will examine the future of the aerospace industry and all layers of the supply chain. Hear from industry leaders and experts about the latest trends, forecasts and analytics impacting the industry. To register:

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