Monday, August 31, 2015

Expedia CruiseShipCenters Drops Anchor in Bellevue

Local Entrepreneur to Help Customers Plan their Perfect Vacation
Planning a vacation has just become a lot easier for families in Bellevue and Kirkland. With the desire and expertise to help their community find the right vacation, local entrepreneur, Elbert Stockberger, has opened his first Expedia CruiseShipCenters franchise at 661 120th Ave NE, Suite 13B. 

Expedia CruiseShipCenters – part of Expedia Inc., one of the largest travel companies in the world – offers cruise vacations and much more through its 190 locations across North America.

Winetasting Fundraiser at The Bravern to Benefit the Lake Washington Symphony Orchestra September 19th

Sommelier Elton Nichols Leads Wine Auction and Fundraiser 

The Lake Washington Symphony Orchestra will hold its third annual fundraiser, a wine tasting at the The Bravern in Bellevue, on Saturday September 19th. The event will begin at 4:30pm with VIP tasting of 3 premier wines. General admission is from 5-7pm and includes a champagne welcome and 3 wine tastings paired with amuse-bouche.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Switchfly Labor Day Study Names Nassau #1 Destination

Data released today from Switchfly show people squeezing in one last weekend of beach time before Autumn hits
Switchfly, Inc., the technology company powering travel search, booking and loyalty point redemption solutions for travel booking companies, today released its Labor Day Travel Study about U.S. travelers’ preferred Labor Day destinations. The data was obtained through Switchfly's platform which powers Orbitz, Expedia, and many other travel booking companies. The Switchfly Labor Day Travel Study ranked Nassau, Bahamas the first choice

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

SEATTLE WEIGHT LOSS FIRST IN AREA TO OFFER RESHAPE NON-SURGICAL WEIGHT LOSS PROCEDURE

New dual balloon technology proven to provide more than twice the weight loss of diet and exercise alone

Seattle Weight Loss is one of the first in the U.S. to offer the ReShape Integrated Dual Balloon System, an FDA approved, first-of-its-kind non-surgical weight loss procedure for people with mild to moderate obesity. ReShape provides a new option for adults with a BMI of 30-40 and a related health condition who haven’t succeeded at diet and exercise alone and do not want or do not qualify for bariatric surgery.

Friday, August 21, 2015

Washington Health Benefit Exchange Board Names MacEwan Interim CEO

The Washington Health Benefit Exchange Board recently took action to appoint Pam MacEwan CEO until such time a new CEO is named. She will be replacing outgoing CEO Richard Onizuka who announced he was stepping down from the role on August 28.

GOOGLE OPENS NEW RECREATIONAL HAVEN ALONG CROSS KIRKLAND CORRIDOR

On Aug. 31, Google and Kirkland residents will celebrate a new, highly-anticipated recreational space along the Cross Kirkland Corridor next to Google’s Kirkland campus. The $3 million project transformed a section of the abandoned rail corridor into a public open space with new recreational opportunities for Kirkland’s residents, as well as Google employees.  The new area features

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Bellevue College names new VP of Economic and Workforce Development

Position will provide business, industry and economic leadership on Eastside campus

Bellevue College has appointed Albert Lewis, Jr. as Vice President of Economic and Workforce Development.  In this role, he will work to expand the college’s outreach in the business, industry and economic development sectors while responding to local economic development and training needs for both credit and noncredit programs.