March 29, 2017

The Edgewater Hotel Partners with DeLille Cellars to Create Exclusive 55th Anniversary Wine Blend

Edgewater Hotel DeLille CellarsIconic Seattle Hotel Commemorates 55th Anniversary with Limited Release Wine
Label from Renowned Washington Wine Producer

The Edgewater, a Noble House Hotel, announced a limited release wine label with renowned Washington wine producer, DeLille Cellars.  Specially bottled to honor the iconic hotel’s 55 year mark in 2017, the collaboration is an element of The Edgewater’s “55 Years on The Edge” campaign to celebrate its milestone anniversary.  The Edgewater’s limited release wine, 2014 DeLille Cellars D2, is available for purchase exclusively at The Edgewater’s award-winning restaurant, Six Seven Restaurant & Lounge, located on Puget Sound with unobstructed views of the Olympic Mountain Range. [Read more…]

Whistler Blackcomb Named #1 Ski Resort in North America for Third Straight Year

Whistler Blackcomb logo29th Annual SKI Magazine Resort Survey Places Whistler Blackcomb Back On The Podium

For the third consecutive year, the SKI Magazine Resort Survey has named Whistler Blackcomb as the No. 1 Overall Ski Resort in North America. Whistler Blackcomb has held this title four times in the last five years and has also consistently scored high for terrain variety, off-hill activities, lodging and après. With approximately 15,000 people surveyed, the SKI Magazine Resort Survey is the most comprehensive survey of its kind.

“Our vision at Whistler Blackcomb is to be the No. 1 mountain resort in the world,” says Dave Brownlie, President and CEO at Whistler Blackcomb. “We consider SKI Magazine’s No. 1 ranking three years in a row a massive victory towards making that a reality. Whistler as a community is dedicated to providing an outstanding guest experience and it’s nice to see the public opinion reflecting these efforts.” [Read more…]

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate Earns Green Genius Top Listing Award

Berkshire Hathaway Green Genius Award 2016

Photo from left to right: Dietrich Schmitz (Washington State Housing Finance); Mark Leingang, Tim Bower and Paul Poirier (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate); Krystal Meiners (Green Canopy Homes).

Green Genius Award Goes to Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate received the Green Genius Top Listing Company Award at the 4th Annual Built Green Conference in Bothell, WA.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate agents Tim Bower (Burien), Sunny Tumber (Burien), Paul Poirier (West Seattle), Mark Leingang (Bellevue) and Ken Arkills (West Seattle) accepted the award on behalf of the company. These award-winning agents have partnered with Green Canopy Homes to promote green building and sustainability in the Pacific Northwest community.

“I applaud Green Canopy Homes for creating sustainability-focused communities and educating others about green-building practices,” says Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Northwest Real Estate president and CEO, Jason Waugh. “And I appreciate the efforts our brokers put forth in promoting sustainability in the Pacific Northwest.” [Read more…]

Michael Ann Thomas New Tech Practice Chair at APCO

Michael Ann Thomas APCOMichael Ann Thomas, former Edelman executive who led the firm’s Health Technology offering, has joined APCO Worldwide as Technology Practice chairwoman for North America. Thomas is responsible for all Technology Practice strategy and execution for North America, expanding and evolving APCO’s global technology presence.

“Today traditional enterprises are technology-enabled companies that want to provide immersive experiences, across devices and environments, for consumers and businesses. This has led to a deluge of new services, solutions and applications,” said Nelson Fernandez, Chairman, North America, APCO. “Michael has inimitable forethought and understands this great demand on businesses, to provide better precision, personalization and efficiency. And, she’s proven in her ability to build businesses, with the tenacity to expand APCO’s Technology Practice, across North America.” [Read more…]

Pacific Regent Bellevue Appoints Robert Wright Executive Director

Bob Wright was named Executive Director of Pacific Regent Bellevue in August.  In his new role, he is responsible for overall hospitality and healthcare operations for the 17-story retirement community. Employed as a licensed nursing home administrator for the past 14 years, Wright recently relocated to Bellevue from Paradise, California. 

 

About Pacific Regent Bellevue

Located in the heart of downtown Bellevue, Washington is a retirement community offering Independent Living and Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing on a large but intimate, 17-story senior campus.

Dr. Mona Lake Jones, keynote speaker for Bellevue College’s 49th annual commencement ceremony.

Dr. Mona Lake Jones, keynote speaker for Bellevue College’s 49th annual commencement ceremony.Poet Laureate to speak on making a difference. 

BELLEVUE, Wash. — Author, educator and community activist, Dr. Mona Lake Jones will address graduates as the keynote speaker for Bellevue College’s 49th annual commencement ceremony on Friday, June 17, in Seattle’s Key Arena.

 Jones, who has served as Poet Curator and Poet Laureate for the City of Seattle and Martin Luther King County, travels extensively throughout the country speaking on issues of culture and diversity.

“I am thrilled to be a part of Bellevue College’s 50th year celebration,” said Jones.  “Besides congratulating the graduates for the life stories they have written thus far, I will prompt them to think about the next chapters in their book.”

Jones is well known for her books, The Color of Culture, The Color of Culture II, The Color of Culture III, and Unleashing the Power of a Sister.  Her forthcoming work, Nectar from Grandhoney will be released this summer. Her 1992 poem, A Roomful of Sisters was commissioned by 100 Black Women of Boston, a national civic group, and exhibited at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. [Read more…]

Visuality Systems and Microsoft Expand Server Message Block Partnership

Visuality Systems logoMicrosoft and Visuality Systems Expand Partnership to Serve Enterprise Market

Microsoft Technology Licensing LLC and Visuality Systems Ltd. have announced the expansion of their Server Message Block (SMB) collaboration from the embedded world to the enterprise market. This broad partnership will mean enhanced business solutions to more products worldwide. [Read more…]

R2integrated Named Adobe Partner of the Year

R2integrated Receives Adobe’s Mid-Market Partner of the Year Award

r2integrated logoR2integrated with offices in Seattle, Silicon Valley, Baltimore and New York was named the 2015 Digital Marketing Mid-Market Partner of the Year-Americas at the annual Adobe Partner Day preceding Adobe Summit. R2integrated services organizations with revenues from $500 million to $5 billion a year as well as Fortune 500 companies such as Microsoft, Chevron, and MasterCard. R2i is a full-service, independent marketing agency and Adobe Business Solution Partner focused on integrating and activating marketing cloud technology in alignment with brand creative and demand generation requirements for its clients. [Read more…]

Overlake Medical Center Welcomes New Providers

Overlake Medical Center logoOverlake Medical Center announced today the addition of five new team members, including Dr. Olav Jaren who joined the Neuroscience Institute.

A number of Overlake Medical Center primary care and specialty providers are currently accepting new patients, including the latest additions to the team.

Overlake Medical Center New Additions are:

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Hirelive Seattle Professional Career Event – Sales & Management Specific

Hirelive Seattle Career FairHireLive is a national career service company specializing in Sales, Retail and Management Career Fairs, and has more than a decade of experience in connecting job seekers with industry leading companies that are currently hiring. This is your opportunity to interview face to face with 15+ Fortune 500 and Industry Leading companies seeking talented, experienced and enthusiastic sales, retail and management candidates.

Many of the companies Hirelive works with offer some/all of the following: [Read more…]