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Gail Benzler Joins Seattle Tennis and Education Foundation as Executive Director

Gail Benzler Joins Seattle Tennis and Education Foundation as Executive Director

Seattle Tennis and Education Foundation

Seattle Tennis and Education (STEF) has announced that Gail Benzler has been named its Executive Director. STEF, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization founded in 2017, provides athletic conditioning, tennis training and educational enrichment to under-resourced youth in Seattle. STEF recognizes that not every child and not every family has access to quality schools, a top education and opportunities to play lifetime sports like tennis. STEF aims to help level the playing field for kids across the Seattle area. Benzler is a longtime Bellevue resident and the organization has plans to expand to the Eastside in 2019.

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Homelessness Beware: Businesses Band Together with Pearl Jam

Homelessness Beware: Businesses Band Together with Pearl Jam

Homelessness Begone: Seattle businesses join Pearl Jam in calling for shared strategy to fight homelessness In conjunction with Pearl Jam’s Home Shows concerts at Safeco Field this week, more than 50 businesses today released a letter committing to a shared strategy toward fighting homelessness in the region. Along with the letter, Pearl Jam guitarist Stone… Continue Reading

Help TechCity Bowl Celebrate 60 Years on Saturday

TechCity Bowl, Kirkland Washington’s premier independent bowling center, is celebrating its 60th anniversary on Saturday, August 11th, 2018 between the hours of 12PM and 6PM. The public is invited to join the celebration which will be held at the bowling center located at 13033 NE 70th Place in the Bridle Trails neighborhood of Kirkland.  During… Continue Reading

AIADA Responds to US – EU Trade Announcement

The American International Automobile Dealers Association (AIADA) today reacted to an announcement that the U.S. and the European Union reached an agreement to avoid the further escalation of trade tensions. President Donald Trump today met with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and his top trade official Cecilia Malmström at the White House to address the… Continue Reading

Matt Zimmerman Named Registrar at WAZZU

WSU Officially Hires Matt Zimmerman as Registrar Matt Zimmerman was named Washington State University’s registrar following a national search, provost Dan Bernardo announced Thursday, July 19. Zimmerman has served as interim university registrar since July 2017. “It has been a pleasure to serve as interim registrar for the past year, and I am very honored that WSU… Continue Reading

Paul LaPonte and Quality Sewing and Vacuum Earns Top Bernina Dealer Award for 2017

Paul LaPonte and Quality Sewing and Vacuum Earns Top Bernina Dealer Award for 2017

BERNINA Honors Paul LaPonte and Quality Sewing and Vacuum BERNINA of America has announced its top Dealers for 2017 that demonstrated exemplary sales, service, and customer education.  These Dealers including Paul LaPonte of Quality Sewing and Vacuum were recognized at the BERNINA University Dealer training conference, which was held in Chicago. “Our top Dealers for… Continue Reading

Debra Montgomery New Pacific NW Region Manager at Union Bank

 Union Bank recently announced that Debra Montgomery has joined the bank as Managing Director, Pacific Northwest Region Manager for the Private Mortgage Division of Union Bank Home Loans. Montgomery will manage the team of Private Mortgage consultants who specialize in offering home lending products and services to the bank’s Private Bank clients and prospects. She is… Continue Reading

The Washington Coalition for Open Government Honors Three Citizens Who Opposed SB 6617

Washington Coalition for Open Government Exposes Washington State Legislature Exempting Themselves from Public Record Act The Washington Coalition for Open Government is lauding the efforts of three Washington residents who personally asked the state legislature to vote no on SB 6617, a bill WCOG strongly opposes. The Coalition will honor former Whidbey Examiner Owner Kasia… Continue Reading

America’s Car Museum to Host 4th Annual Spring Concert

Tacoma, Washington event will feature live music as well as tastings from distilleries, wineries and breweries on Feb. 24 America’s Automotive Trust (AAT), a nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring a vibrant future for the collector car pastime, will kick off its 2018 Signature Event season with a bash at America’s Car Museum (ACM) in Tacoma, Washington… Continue Reading

Seattle’s Pixvana SPIN Studio Now Offering VR Casting

VR Casting THE Next Big Thing from Paul Allen and Bill Gates – backed Pixvana Seattle-based Pixvana, a company that powers the future of XR storytelling and immersive media, today announced the release of Virtual Reality (VR) Casting to its SPIN Studio platform. VR Casting is a first-of-its-kind solution that lets customers easily manage and… Continue Reading