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Navy Petty Officer Frederick Santos, from Auburn Helps Rescue Fishermen in Philippine Sea

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Bobby Northnagle USS BLUE RIDGE, At Sea – Sailors stationed on board the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) rendered assistance to a fishing vessel suffering from mechanical difficulties March 25. Five Filipino nationals had been fishing at sea when their boat’s motor stalled out, and… Continue Reading

Patent Agreement Announced by Microsoft and Fuji Xerox

It’s really great to see such great partnerships between high-tech leaders. It will be very interesting to see what types of technological advancements will come from this. Fuji Xerox Co. Ltd. and Microsoft Technology Licensing LLC announced on Thursday a broad patent cross-licensing agreement. Building on a 2007 cross-licensing agreement, today’s agreement ensures that Microsoft… Continue Reading

Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue to Hold Grand Opening Celebration for New Fieldhouse at Hidden Valley Sports Park

Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue will host a public ceremony celebrating the Grand Opening of their Foster Family Foundation Branch – the Fieldhouse at Hidden Valley Sports Park. The event will take place on Saturday, March 28th from 10am-11am at Hidden Valley Fieldhouse, located at 1903 112th Avenue NE, Bellevue, WA 98004. The public is invited… Continue Reading

Give Rides to Change Lives! Volunteers Needed!

87-year-old Geraldine Mensink does not know what she’d do without Volunteer Transportation.  When she decided it was time to give up her keys two years ago, the program saved her from feeling helpless and stuck.  She uses the service regularly to get to appointments and says, “I love all of the volunteer drivers!  They are… Continue Reading

Sue Lundquist and Her AwesomeSOXX to Represent Eastside at Oscars

Congratulations goes to Eastsider Sue Lundquist, whose AwesomeSOXX have been chosen to be part of swag bags at the Oscars after parties this year!! According to a post on her blog, Lundquist plans to wear a pair of her inspirational socks on the red carpet while donning an evening gown for the night’s events.  If… Continue Reading

Eye specialist Dr. Robert Abel Jr. says proper nutrition can treat and reverse common vision problems

For 40 years, Dr. Robert Abel Jr. has dedicated his professional life as an ophthalmologist to preserving vision. As a founding partner in a large eye care practice in Delaware, he operates on four hundred cataract patients a year, but he treats six times that number without surgery. “We know that specific foods and nutritional supplements… Continue Reading

Covenant Shores’ Jim Brockmeyer Receives $1,000 Scholarship from LeadingAge Washington

Recently, Covenant Shores Fitness Coordinator/Director of Wellness Jim Brockmeyer of Bothell was one of nine to receive the LeadingAge Washington’s 2014 Scholarship Award. Established in 2006, the senior living industry scholarship program recognizes and encourages long term care workers to continue their education, and gain knowledge and the experience necessary to improve the quality of care and life of… Continue Reading

Agilysys Donates Movie Tickets to Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Agilysys, Inc. a provider of innovative information technology and hospitality software and services, is donating 500 AMC movie tickets to Boys & Girls Clubs of America in conjunction with its rGuest ™ ‘World Premiere’ product launch, held during HITEC 2014 in Los Angeles. Each time a HITEC attendee visited the Agilysys booth and viewed the… Continue Reading

Peter Diamandis Launches Global Learning X-Prize!

I just got an e-newsletter from Entrepreneur and Co-Founder of Planetary Resources, Peter Diamandis and feel the need to share it with our readers: I’m writing to tell you about the boldest XPRIZE I’ve ever launched. …and I want you involved. There are nearly one billion illiterate people on Earth. Two-thirds of them are women.… Continue Reading