Make reservations for Red Cross Real Heroes Breakfast

Make reservations for Red Cross Real Heroes Breakfast

The 19th Annual American Red Cross Real Heroes Breakfast, hosted by Pat Cashman, is scheduled for Dec. 11 at the Tulalip Resort Casino, Orca Room. The event honors individuals who have shown great courage to save a life or given of themselves to help another person or their community. Reservations are required. Contact 425-740-2324 or email

Camano Center to be granted solar installation

Camano Center is one of four 2014 recipients of Snohomish PUD Planet Power grants for demonstration solar installations. The solar system will be installed by Fire Mountain Solar between Nov. 3 and 5.The projects were selected through a grant-application process in which Snohomish PUD evaluated technical feasibility, site visibility and cost-competitiveness, the availability of matching funds and applicant’s outreach/educational plans.

Vendors needed for Women’s Wellness Center bazaar

The Women’s Wellness Center in Everett is calling for vendors for Citrine Health’s Positively Panache craft bazaar. The event is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 15 at 2940 W. Marine View Drive, Everett. Vendor set up begins at 8 a.m. Click here for booth rental information or call 425-259-9899 Ext. 107 for details.

Employment company celebrates 20th anniversary

Express Employment Professionals, a staffing company in Everett, is celebrating its 20 year anniversary. The company, owned by Elizabeth Shinn, works with over 100 companies in Snohomish County and employs 170 employees weekly in all types of positions and fields including office, warehouse, accounting, engineering, medical and construction. More info:

Business encourages families to make ‘memory boxes’ for Alzheimer’s patients

As part of Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in November, Home Instead Senior Care, a Snohomish County business, is encouraging area families caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia to make a memory box to help their loved ones cope with this heartbreaking disease. Online tools and support for families and caregivers is available at

USDA releases report on investments in rural Washington

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced new data highlighting USDA investments in rural Washington State. This information is part of USDA’s national “Made in Rural America” report illustrating the impact of USDA investments in rural America. Rural manufacturing supports 23,748 jobs in Washington. More information is available at

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