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  • Marc Rasmussen has been promoted to senior vice president and eastern regional manager for Pacific Northwest Bancorp.

  • Elsie Covey of Snohomish will be an alternate delegate to the annual meeting of the American Angus Association.

  • Rhea Wallace has been named new account manager for Washington Manufacturing Services in Mukilteo.

  • Janet Roundy is an escrow closer with Stewart Title of Snohomish County in Lynnwood.

  • Jim Morris has been voted to the national board of directors of Junior Achievement Inc. He is executive vice president of supplier management for Boeing Commercial Airplanes Group.

  • Paul Davis Restoration has opened an office at 914 164th St. SE in Mill Creek. The Florida-based company specializes in repairing buildings damaged by fire or water.

  • Stewart Title of Snohomish County has opened an escrow office at 4630 200th St. SW in Lynnwood.

  • Washington Federal Savings received its 48th consecutive five-star rating from BauerFinancial Reports Inc. The Seattle-based thrift has a branch in Edmonds.

  • Sno-King Veterinary Clinic and Galaxy Hobby, both of Lynnwood, were named as finalists for the Washington Family Business Awards. The awards are sponsored by the Family Enterprise Institute at Pacific Lutheran University, with several corporate co-sponsors.

  • James T. Johnson of Everett was recognized by the Washington State Bar Association for 50 years of practicing law.

  • Diane Symms, the owner of the Lombardi’s Cucina restaurants, received the Nellie Cashman 2000 Woman Business Owner of the Year award.

  • Everett KinderCare, 1810 100 Place SE, has been accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

  • Karen Vernon of Edmonds received a national Business and Professional Women Career Advancement Scholarship from the Business and Professional Women’s Foundation.

  • Snohomish County WorkFirst and the Washington Employment Security Department will sponsor a job fair for about 50 businesses from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday Oat the Holiday Inn Hotel and Convention Center, 101 128th St. SW, Everett.

  • Nordstrom will sponsor the seventh annual Access 2000 Job Fair, Technology and Resource Expo from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 25 in the Seattle Center’s Northwest Room. The event is intended to link disabled persons with prospective employers.

  • Snohomish County PUD will sponsor its own job fair from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturdayat its Everett headquarters, 2320 California St.

  • “Biotech/Biomedical: The Needs and Requirements of this Emerging Market” is the theme of a National Association of Industrial and Office Properties forum from 7 to 9 a.m. Wednesday at The Bellevue Club, 11200 SE Sixth St., Bellevue. Registration is $23 for NAIOP members, $28 for nonmembers. Seats should be reserved by Monday. For details, call 206-382-9121.

  • “The Battle for Bandwidth: The Call of the Wired in King County” is the theme of a seminar sponsored by the Economic Development Council of Seattle &King County, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. Oct. 27 at the Westin Hotel, 1900 Fifth Ave., Seattle. Registration is $30 for EDC members; $35 for nonmembers. The deadline is Friday. For details, call 206-389-8661 or e-mail

    events@edc-sea.org.

  • Shoreline Community College plans two seminars Saturday. “How to Start and Operate a Home-Based Business” will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. “How to Manage Your Construction Project” will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Both will be on the college’s campus at 16101 Greenwood Ave. N., in Seattle. The fee for both is $50 a person, or $75 a couple for the construction management seminar. The registration deadline is Thursday. For details, call 206-546-4562.
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