on display at EdCC
The artwork of Snohomish artist and business owner Karen Guzak is on display
at Edmonds Community College. The exhibit, “Mapping: Works on Canvas,
Works on Paper,” can be seen in the college’s art gallery, across from
the library, through Dec. 5. Gallery hours are 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday
through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and noon to 5 p.m. on the
weekends. There is no admission cost.
The college also
is holding a reception for Guzak, the owner of Angel Arms Works and Yoga
Circle Studio, from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 19 in the college library, located
on the third floor of Lynnwood Hall at 20000 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood.
Spotted Cow mooves
The Spotted Cow Ice Cream & Coffee Co. opened in October, offering handcrafted
ice cream, gelato and sorbet in a “funky atmosphere for the entire family,”
said owners Steve and Michelle Oleson.
The Mill Creek cafe,
located in the Thomas Lake Shopping Center at 3414 132nd St. SE, Suite
307, also features free wireless Internet access, baked goods, sandwiches,
board games and live music. Wine is served by the glass in-store and sold
by the bottle for consumption at home, the Olesons said.
Along with eating
Spotted Cow’s frozen confections by the cup or the cone, customers can
enjoy their ice cream in blended coffee drinks such as the Cowpaccino
or the Caffeinated Cow.
For more information,
Construction of the National Flight Interpretive Center at Paine Field
as well as the adjacent Hilton Garden Inn is expected to begin this month,
according to officials at Snohomish County Airport.
NFIC, which will include the Boeing Tour Center as well as an aviation
gallery, meeting rooms, gift store, cafe and outdoor observation deck,
is expected to open late next summer. Howard S. Wright was awarded the
The 104-room Hilton
hotel, which will include a restaurant, meeting/banquet space and executive
suite, is being developed by Beechwood Development.
Snohomish Mayor Liz Loomis reports that the city’s Economic Development
Committee is hard at work to attract new businesses to the area. The committee
recently developed a full-color marketing package for the city, met with
a number of commercial developers and created a list of third-tier suppliers
for the Boeing 7E7 as well as members of the biotech industry. (Look for
more on the city’s marketing plan in the December issue of the Snohomish
County Business Journal.)
Mill Creek PostNet
Bruce and Cheri McLeod plan to celebrate the grand re-opening of their
Mill Creek PostNet on Nov. 10 following a remodeling project that included
extensive equipment upgrades. With the re-opening comes expanded graphics
and computer services as well as a number of new finishing services, including
coil binding and auto punching. The Mill Creek franchise, located at 13300
Bothell Everett Highway, Suite 303, also has new fax equipment.
For the re-opening
celebrations, which will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., there will be refreshments,
store tours as well as door prizes. For more information, call the McLeods
Two Snohomish County communities are surveying businesses with an eye
toward economic development. In August, the Monroe Chamber of Commerce
began its survey of downtown businesses to gain an understanding of the
current business environment as well as the economic outlook for the next
The Greater Marysville
Tulalip Chamber of Commerce also is surveying its north-county business
community. In concert with the city of Marysville’s Economic Development
Campaign’s Business Attraction and Retention committee, the chamber is
collecting information for a business needs-assessment survey. Input will
guide chamber programs as well as help the city plan for growth.
For more information
on the Monroe survey, go online to www.chamber-monroe.org.
For more information on the Marysville survey, go online to www.marysvilletulalipchamber.com.
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