Tim Lennon to join The Vera Project as Executive Director

Tim Lennon The Vera Project

The Vera Project announced today that Tim Lennon will join the all-ages music and art organization as its new executive director. “Vera’s staff, members and board are thrilled that Tim will be leading this beloved organization,” said Chris Nelson, chair of Vera’s board of directors. “We were all impressed by Tim’s energy, his ideas for […]

Attend Attain Housing’s FIGHTING HOMELESSNESS BENEFIT LUNCHEON at Westin Bellevue This Friday

Attend Attain Housing’s 6th Annual Fighting Homelessness Benefit Luncheon “Ignite Your Imagination”, with Guest Speaker Thach Nguyen, Author, Entrepreneur & Philanthropist.

Marci Nakano Named New Executive Director of Executive Development Institute

Marci Nakano Executive Director of Executive Development Institute

Bellevue-based Executive Development Institute (EDI) has announced that its Board of Directors appointed Marci Nakano as EDI’s Executive Director. EDI is the only Pacific Northwest non-profit organization that focuses on leadership training for multiethnic professionals. Nakano will transition to Executive Director on March 1, 2015. EDI’s current Executive Director, Alan Sugiyama, is retiring on February […]

Summit at Snoqualmie Pass Sales to Benefit Northwest Harvest This Cyber Monday

What: Today, Cyber Monday The Summit at Snoqualmie, located at Snoqualmie Pass, WA., will be donating funds to help fight hunger from season pass sales. In the spirit of the holidays The Summit will be donating $10 to Northwest Harvest for every single Big S Season Pass sold on December 1st, 2014. The Summit is also encouraging people who’ve already […]

‘Hope Starts Here’ Breakfast Benefits Bellevue’s LifeWire

As high-profile cases of domestic violence draw the attention of people across the country, Bellevue’s LifeWire is bringing local awareness and resources to the issue at its ‘Hope Starts Here’ breakfast on Thursday, October 2, 2014 in Bellevue. “We are at a pivotal moment within American culture in which domestic violence, so often a taboo […]

Sign Up for Marshawn Lynch’s Beast Mode Challenge

Beast Mode Challenge

The World Champion Seattle Seahawks got GREAT news yesterday when Mr. Beast Mode, Marshawn Lynch ended his holdout and got back with the team.  That means he’ll be scoring touchdowns in the near future … Speaking of Beast Mode and the near future … sign up now for the Beast Mode Challenge in North Bend […]

Local Nonprofits to Benefit from Fashion Week at The Bellevue Collection 2014

Posh Party Trend Show 2013

Local non-profit organizations, Bellevue LifeSpring and The Moyer Foundation will benefit from the Kemper Freeman family’s annual Fashion Week at The Bellevue Collection set for September 24th – 28th, 2014. In addition, ten local fashion designers will profit from exposure during the third annual Independent Designer Runway show, with one selected to receive a $5,000 cash […]

Bellevue’s Outerwall Announces Partnership with the Seattle Seahawks

Spirit of 12 Seattle Seahawks

Bellevue’s Outerwall (formerly Coinstar) has announced a partnership with the Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks.  As part of the Seahawks “Spirit of 12″ and their “Stats for Kids” programs, Outerwall will donate $512 for every first down made by the Seahawks during all home games for the next season (pre-season and regular season games included). […]

11th Annual Poker Slam Raises Record $172,000 for Inspire Youth Project

Poker Slam Benefit in Bellevue

Pictionary creator Rob Angel, Bob Guiney from “The Bachelor,” local celebrities, as well as experienced and novice poker players alike, came together on Saturday, May 31, 2014 for the 11th annual Poker Slam, benefitting Inspire Youth Project (IYP). Formerly named Rise n’ Shine, the local non-profit provides emotional support, stability, advocacy and AIDS education for children and […]

Volunteer Drivers Needed: Give More Than Rides

Senior Services Transportation

Getting to the doctor’s office can seem daunting for many local seniors.  Poor vision or medical conditions prevent them from driving; limited mobility makes it impossible to take the bus; taxis come with prohibitive costs; and loved ones have full-time jobs that render them unavailable to help.  Yet, since 1975, Senior Services’ Volunteer Transportation has […]