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Gov Inslee names Greg Dietzel to Bellevue College Board of Trustees

Greg Dietzel Bellevue College TrusteeBellevue College recently announced that Governor Jay Inslee has appointed Greg Dietzel to its Board of Trustees. The six-member board’s duties include setting the college’s strategic direction, establishing policy for the college, and approving budgets. 

Dietzel spent 12 years as Vice President & Senior State Executive for IBM until his recent retirement, where he was responsible for all operations and employees in the State of Washington. Prior to that, he held a variety of other roles at IBM, including VP, Client Unit Director, and Global Aerospace & Defense Industry Director.

He has also served on the Board of Trustees for Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce, the King County Information Technology Strategic Advisory Council, and currently he volunteers for Habitat for Humanity and the Boy Scouts of America. Continue Reading

Crab King in Bellevue’s Crossroad Neighborhood to Celebrate Grand Opening April 28th-30th

Bellevue has become a dining mecca and one of the city’s newest restaurants, Crab King, will be celebrating its Grand Opening April 28th through 30th by offering the house Shabu Shabu multi-course menu for half price.  Xiaomeng Liu and his wife Peipei have based their specialized Northern Japanese style restaurant on a favorite Sapporo crab… Continue Reading

Startup 425: Founders Learning Series at Bellevue City Hall Starts April 26th

Have a great idea for a product or business? Not sure how to get started? Join Startup 425, the Washington SBDC, and seasoned professionals from SCORE for a series of workshops focused on bringing your ideas to reality, from developing a business plan to crafting a financing and marketing strategy. Each session will focus on… Continue Reading

6th Annual Lake to Lake Bike Ride in Bellevue June 3, 2017

6th Annual Lake to Lake Bike Ride in Bellevue June 3, 2017

An enjoyable, non-competitive recreational ride for the whole family.   Two unique loops; a mostly flat Greenbelt Loop flat 9-mile route; and the Lake Loop which is a more challenging 22-mile route.  Routes are about 80% on-road and 20% off-road (gravel).  The routes take riders to and through Bellevue’s award winning park system exploring hidden treasures… Continue Reading

DBM Contractors Inc., Completes Excavation Support System at Kirkland Urban

DBM Contractors, Inc. has completed the installation of the excavation support system for Kirkland Urban, an 11.5-acre mixed-use development adjacent to Peter Kirk Park in Kirkland Wash. When completed in November 2018, the first phase will include more than 390,000 square feet in two office towers, 140,000 square feet of retail space and more than 1,700… Continue Reading

Frank Rog Named New Executive Chef at Kirkland’s Woodmark Hotel

Kirkland’s Woodmark Hotel & Still Spa, A Destination Hotel, recently announced the addition of Chef Frank Rog to the hotel’s leadership team. Chef Rog joins the Woodmark Hotel as the Executive Chef, and will oversee all culinary operations including Beach Cafe, bin on the lake, and the Woodmark Hotel’s corporate and social catering services. Chef Rog has… Continue Reading

Elder & Adult Day Services (EADS) Merges with Easterseals Washington (ESW) to Provide Services to More Individuals and Families

Easterseals Washington is Expanding – Three New Adult Day Service Centers Are Added to Easterseals Washington’s Program Offerings Adult day programs allow seniors who are experiencing disabilities due to aging to remain safe and active in their communities. They contribute to the development of skills and relationships for adults with developmental disabilities, and they bring… Continue Reading

Cafe Trophy Opens Today at The Bravern in Bellevue

Cafe Trophy is Exciting New Concept from Trophy Cupcakes & Party Beloved Cafe Trophy Cupcakes & Party has a new concept in Bellevue: Cafe Trophy, a grown-up bakery-cafe-champagne bar that offers sweet and savory treats from morning till night. They’ve moved from their small shop on the second floor of The Bravern and relocated into… Continue Reading

Northwest Perennial Alliance Invites Public to Grand Opening of New Exhibit

Northwest Perennial Alliance (NPA) is Excited to Announce the Grand Opening of  Our New Propagation Working Exhibit The new Exhibit: Was made possible through the donations and hard work of many Is adjacent to our impressive NPA perennial Border at Bellevue Botanical Garden Includes a shed, propagation tables, storage, and space for classes, complementing hands-on learning… Continue Reading

Woodblock Restaurant in Redmond Adds to Early Success with Lunch

After a successful grand opening, Carolyn and Tony Scott have added lunch to Woodblock restaurant’s offerings. Lunch is now on daily at the Redmond restaurant from 11am to 3pm—happy hour kicks in right after that, running from 3pm to 6pm, with dinner starting at 4pm. The lunch menu is made up of shareable starters plus salads… Continue Reading