07/12/2014

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 […]

Jennifer Navva Milliken Appointed Curator of Craft at Bellevue Arts Museum

Jennifer Navva Milliken

Jennifer Navva Milliken will join the curatorial team at Bellevue Arts Museum (BAM) as Curator of Craft on June 16. Specialized in contemporary art, studio craft, and design, Milliken is a perfect fit for the position and will play an essential role in furthering BAM’s unique mission focused on art, craft, and design. “I am very […]

Medical Teams International Raises $1.6 Million at ‘Field of Dreams’ Auction

Medical Teams International logo

Medical Teams International’s annual ‘Field of Dreams’ dinner and auction hit it out of the park at Safeco Field on Saturday evening, June 7th, raising $1.6 million to support the global and local work of the humanitarian relief and development organization.  A crowd of more than 800 guests attended this major league event in Seattle, co-chaired by […]

Microsoft Store at Bellevue Square to Hold Digital Arts Festival Thursday

Digital Arts Festival Sign 2014

Did you ever wonder what it takes to be an illustrator, music mogul, film maker, digital animator, graphic designer or video game creator?  With the support of local tech companies headlined by the Microsoft Store, kids at the Boys and Girls Clubs of Bellevue are learning what it takes. Through digital arts programs and cutting […]

Boys & Girls Club of Bellevue Wins Prestigious Award for Extraordinary Marketing and Communications Campaign

Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications, Evan McElroy, left, was on hand to present President Kathy Haggart (right) and Board Member Gloria Wildeman, representing our pro-bono marketing partner from Lionfish Creative

Recently, the Boys & Girls Club of Bellevue received Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s prestigious Marketing and Communications (MAC) Award during the organization’s annual national conference in San Francisco, Calif. The Boys & Girls Club of Bellevue was selected among hundreds of local Clubs across the country for implementing the best marketing strategy for the […]

Former Seattle Seahawk and WSU Cougar Marcus Trufant Building Burger to Benefit Trufant Family Foundation

Marcus Trufant #23 Seattle Seahawks

Federal Way, WA – May 20, 2014 — Marcus Trufant, whom recently retired with the Seattle Seahawks after a long successful career, will be unveiling his own Custom Stacked Burger at Stacks Burgers, Shakes & Fries and signing autographs. A percentage of all the sales from the evening will go back to benefit the Trufant […]

Bellevue Resident Jessica Kent from First Tee Seattle among four scholars selected to attend business forum at The Players Championship

Jessica Kent with Kevin Baldwin, her mentor from PwC and golfer Andy Bean

Jessica Kent, an alumna of The First Tee of Greater Seattle, was one of four participants selected to attend the Executive Business Forum hosted by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) during THE PLAYERS Championship in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Each May, PwC, a multinational professional services firm, invites Scholars of The First Tee to attend its Business Forum […]

Maximpact Deals Invites New Impact and Sustainability Projects to Its Portal

Maximpact

 Maximpact, a philanthropic, impact-investing network, invites new registrants in the impact and sustainability sectors to list projects using its global reaching, deal-listing portal. Each free (and commission free) listing directly connects users with partners and potential funders worldwide. Its definition of “impact” has broad appeal embracing CSR as well enabling philanthropists, investment funders, impact pioneers, and […]