SEATTLE KingCounty REALTORS honors David Irons

December 30, 2014

David Irons, of Coldwell Banker Bain in Issaquah, was recently named Government Affairs Volunteer of the Year.

Irons was one of 10 members of SEATTLE KingCounty REALTORS honored for their special achievements at an industry event Dec. 17 in Bellevue.

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Issaquah resident named to Together Center board of directors

December 23, 2014

The Together Center recently announced the addition of Rob Forenza to its board of directors.

Forenza, a resident of Issaquah, is principal, designated broker for Applied Capital in Bellevue.

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Nominations sought for 2015 National Small Business Week Awards

November 22, 2014

NEW — 6 a.m. Nov. 22, 2014

The U.S. Small Business Administration Seattle District Office is accepting nominations for its 2015 National Small Business Week Awards, including the annual Small Business Person of the Year award.

The website provides all the guidelines and has made it easier to submit and track nominee submissions. It also has a complete list of award categories.

Nominations can also be sent or brought to SBA’s Seattle District Office, 2401 Fourth Ave., Suite 450, Seattle.

Nominations must be submitted online, postmarked or hand-delivered no later than noon Jan. 5.

Large office property in Issaquah could face foreclosure

November 15, 2014

NEW — 6 a.m. Nov. 15, 2014

A loan on a large office property in Issaquah has been sent to a special servicer, meaning the property owner could face foreclosure, according to a report by Trepp, a company that tracks the commercial real estate and banking industries.

Trepp reported that there’s a $30.4 million loan on the Issaquah property, which is owned by Lexington Realty Trust, a publicly traded New York company.

Read more of this Puget Sound Business Journal story here.


Great Clips offers free haircut for veterans

November 11, 2014

NEW — 6 a.m. Nov. 11, 2014

Great Clips is giving veterans a free haircut from Veterans Day, Nov. 11, through Dec. 31.

Customers come into any Great Clips salon Nov. 11 and, with the purchase of a service, receive a free haircut card to give to a veteran.

There is a limit of one card per customer.

The free haircut cards are redeemable by veterans at any Great Clips with proof of service.

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Pet food purchases can result in shelter donation at All the Best Pet Care

November 9, 2014

NEW — 6 a.m. Nov. 9, 2014

Local pet parents have the opportunity to provide healthy food for local shelter animals at no cost. Throughout November, any Nature’s Variety dog or cat food purchased at an All The Best Pet Care store will be matched, pound for pound, with a food donation to a local shelter.

Additionally, those who purchase Nature’s Variety food to donate to a shelter will get their gift matched, pound for pound, essentially doubling their donation.

The food recipients will include Old Dog Haven, Cat Tales, Motley Zoo, Homeward Pet and PUPs.

The Issaquah All the Best Pet Care is at 1590 N.W. Gilman Blvd.

Learn more here.

Pelage hosts its reboot event Nov. 5

November 4, 2014

Pelage hosts a “reboot” event with its new name, Pelage Medi Spa, from 5:30-8 p.m. Nov. 5.

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New vet clinic opens

November 4, 2014

Annotto Bay Veterinary Clinic recently opened in Issaquah.

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Eastside Baby Corner names new board members

October 28, 2014

Eastside Baby Corner recently appointed the following new members to its board of directors:

Rick Lessley, of Sammamish, vice president of the Supply Chain Group at Nintendo of America Inc. He has served as an executive at Nintendo since 2001, and brings extensive specialized leadership training and education.

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Business community raises concerns about new B&O tax

October 21, 2014

As the city of Issaquah considers raising its business and occupation tax for the first time since 2004, local business owners gathered to offer their concerns about the proposal at an Oct. 15 roundtable at Tibbetts Creek Manor.

The Issaquah Chamber of Commerce-hosted event showed business leaders have plenty of questions about the tax increase, including where the extra revenue will be spent.

“I don’t want to pay for fluff,” said Norma Stephens, Curves of Issaquah owner.

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