Business FYI

Julie Mahler, a registered dietician, has joined Mukilteo Physical Therapy and will provide nutrutional counseling.

Wendy Scofield has been named staff accountant at Hascal, Sjoholm &Company, P.S. CPA.

Sherrie Fletcher has been promoted to unit organizer for Princess House of Everett.

Chris Olson of Seaview Chevrolet-Pontiac-GMC of Lynnwood has been named the 2005 Robert P. Mallon Dealer of the Year.

Matt Reinhard, president and CEO of Aerospace Manufacturing Technologies, is the newly elected chairman of the United Way of Snohomish County’s board of directors. Officers named are: Rick Cooper, CEO of The Everett Clinic; William Mester, Ph.D., superintendent of the Snohomish School District; Greg Metcalf, shared services manager at Kimberly-Clark Corporation; Jaja Okigwe, director of operations at LifeWise Assurance Company; Aaron Reardon, Snohomish county executive; Bob Rommel, contracts administrator with the Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace; Alvin Schultz, retired from the International Association of Machinists District 751; Eric Schulz, president of Goodrich Aviation Technical Services; Ed Triezenberg, contracts manager with the Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters; Sharon Wellman, director of the tutoring center at Everett Community College.


“Condominiums-Commercial or Residential? A look at Risks &Rewards,” a monthly breakfast meeting of the Washington Chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, will be 7:30 to 9 a.m. Wednesday at Bell Harbor Conference Center, 2210 Alaskan Way, Pier 66, in Seattle. Cost is $30 for members, $45 for nonmembers and walk-ins (space permitting). Register by noon today at 206-382-9121.

The Everett Area Chamber of Commerce annual golf tournament 2005 will be 1 to 6 p.m. Friday at Legion Memorial Golf Course, 144 W. Marine View Drive. For details, call 425-257-3222.

The “Alliance of Angels 10 Minute Pitch Clinic” on how to effectively pitch a startup business plan will be 2:30 to 4 p.m. Aug. 2 at Rainier Tower Building, Ste. 2500 at 1301 Fifth Ave., Seattle. Cost is $50 in advance; $75 at the door (space permitting). Register at or contact Becky Harding at beckyh@technology or 206-389-7261.

A women’s networking breakfast hosted by the NW Women’s Business Center and featuring Darlene Lindberg of KIRO (710 AM) will be at 8 a.m. Aug. 5 at the Edmonds Conference Center, 201 Fourth Ave. For details, contact Carolyn Eslick at 206-696-1108 or

A free new business outreach workshop on how to report state taxes will be 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Everett Public Library, 2707 Hoyt Ave. For details, visit or call 425-356-2911.

A forklift rodeo will be held Aug. 13 at Boeing’s Oxbow Facility in Duwamish. Applications are available at TrainTools/GovConf/Events/ Forklift or by calling 360-902-5591 or 888-451-2004.

New business

The Food Store &More has opened at 1619 172nd St. NE in Lakewood. It has an in-house espresso stand, Crossroads Coffee. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. For details, call 360-652-5916.

Business news

The Mosquito Fleet’s “Orca Song” in Everett has been added to Victoria Clipper’s line. It is 65 feet long and can accommodate 90 passengers. For details, visit www.clipper or call 206-443-2560, ext. 3327.

A new credit-scoring rule designed to bring insurance consumers more disclosure rights took effect July 1. The term “unfavorable” no longer can be used to describe an attribute of a consumer’s credit history. Instead, insurers must tell customers why their credit history affected their ability to get insurance or to get the lowest price, even if the credit score is provided by a vendor. Go to or call 800-562-6900.

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