February 3, 2015
Issaquah companies and organizations set the standard across several industries, according to the rankings in the Puget Sound Business Journal Book of Lists 2014-15.
The book contains lists of top companies, arranged by industry and ranking, including 1,966 companies and 80 lists.
February 3, 2015
Looking to buy local this Valentine’s Day? Consider giving First and Bloom a look.
The new florist in Issaquah, owned by Tammy Myers, sells only American-grown flowers. She buys locally as part of the growing sustainability movement.
February 3, 2015
Kevin Mottram, of Issaquah, was recently elected to his second one-year term on the Society for Human Resource Management’s Young Professionals Advisory Council.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
November 4, 2014
Pelage hosts a “reboot” event with its new name, Pelage Medi Spa, from 5:30-8 p.m. Nov. 5.