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Dave’s Killer Bread Foundation to Hold Second Chance Summit in Seattle

Dave's Killer Bread FoundationJob Fair, Film Screening and Summit Planned to Inspire Employment for People with Criminal Backgrounds in Puget Sound 

WHAT:           The Dave’s Killer Bread Foundation (DKB Foundation) will host two days of events to demonstrate the benefits for businesses, individuals and society when people with criminal backgrounds are given employment opportunities. With the support of Northwest icon Dave’s Killer Bread (the rebel organic baker that employs nearly 100 people with criminal backgrounds at its Oregon bakery), the DKB Foundation is partnering with FareStart, the IF Project, Mod Pizza, Uber, National Employment Law Project and the City of Seattle to cultivate a dialogue around the potential in people with backgrounds and the ability of businesses to create positive change by offering them jobs. 

WHEN:            Wednesday, June 7 and Thursday, June 8, 2017

WHERE:         All events held at: WithinSodo, 2916 Utah Ave. S, Seattle, Wash.

DETAILS:       Second Chance Job & Resource Fair Wednesday, June 7 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Dave’s Killer Bread, Mod Pizza, Uber, Square Peg Seattle and FareStart will be among the employers at the Second Chance Job & Resource Fair Continue Reading

Bellevue Happy Hours: 13 Coins

13 Coins in Bellevue Happy Hour 900 Bellevue Way NE, Suite 100(adjacent to the Hyatt Regency)Phone: (425) 455-1313 Happy Hours: MON-SAT: 4PM TO 6PM AND 10PM TO LAST CALL SUNDAYS: 4PM TO LAST CALL Excluding Holidays WELL DRINKS 4.001.00 OFF DRAFT AND BOTTLED BEERSSELECT WINES 5.50 (ask your server for today’s selection)CLASSIC SHRIMP COCKTAIL 6.99DEVILED… Continue Reading

IPA Week is scheduled at the Tap House Grill with 40 rotating IPA’s & a percentage of sales going to charity!

From August 13th through the 23rd, Tap House Grill in Bellevue and Seattle, will be celebrating IPA Week with the introduction of forty new IPA’s, **India Pale Ale’s, from around the world. Over the past six years, IPA Week has grown into the biggest event of the year for Tap House Grill, serving over 10,000… Continue Reading

Whistler Blackcomb to Celebrate World No Tobacco Day by Installing New Smoke-Free Policy!

This is super great news – I’d love to see more businesses become smoke-free! On May 31, 2015, Whistler Blackcomb will celebrate World No Tobacco Day by introducing a new smoke-free policy. The policy will prohibit smoking anywhere on Whistler Blackcomb property, including lift lines, chairlifts, gondolas, ski runs, hiking trails, valley base areas, parking… Continue Reading

Apple Announces New Environmental Initiatives in China

Apple recently announced an expansion of its renewable energy and environmental protection initiatives in China, including a new multi-year project with World Wildlife Fund to significantly increase responsibly managed forests across China. The new forestland program aims to protect as much as 1 million acres of responsibly managed working forests which provide fiber for pulp, paper and… Continue Reading

Torin Yater-Wallace and Annalisa Drew Win Men’s and Women’s World Skiing Invitational Halfpipe Finals at the World Ski & Snowboard Festival in Whistler BC

On the final day of the World Skiing Invitational (WSI) at the World Ski & Snowboard Festival (WSSF) in Whistler, BC, it was Torin Yater-Wallace and Annalisa Drew who took the wins in the men’s and women’s Association of Freeskiing Professionals (AFP) World Tour Halfpipe Finals. The stacked men’s field put on an impressive show… Continue Reading

Bill Gates, Kemper Freeman Jr and Steve Ballmer to Buy Seattle Seahawks, Move Team to Bellevue

Superbowl Champion Bellevue Seahawks?  Kind of has a nice ring, don’t you think? According to reports here in Bellevue, huge sports fan Bill Gates has teamed with Kemper Freeman Jr., owner of The Bellevue Collection and former right hand man at Microsoft, Steve Ballmer to form an ownership group buying the Seattle Seahawks from fellow… Continue Reading

Blackcomb Mountain and Peak 2 Peak Gondola to Open at Whistler Blackcomb Thursday November 27

On Thursday, November 27, Whistler Blackcomb will complete its winter kick-off by opening Blackcomb Mountain to skiers and snowboarders. In addition to the PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola, Blackcomb Mountain will have six lifts running including Wizard Express, Solar Coaster Express, Excalibur Gondola, Excelerator Express, Catskinner Chair and Jersey Cream Express. Skiers and snowboarders will have… Continue Reading

Join Us for a March on Main Street on Small Business Saturday Nov. 29

By Jay Inslee and Patrick Connor We’re calling on all Washingtonians to join us for a March on Main Street, Saturday, November 29. The cause: A better economy, longer-than-seasonal employment opportunities and tighter-knit communities– all of which are the bedrock of a vibrant society. And all it takes to accomplish these goals is for each… Continue Reading