Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles (D-36th District) was elected the
chair of the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education.
To honor the memory of Rosalie (Rosi) Palmer, who recently
passed away at the age of 79, The Moyer Foundation has renamed its annual service award the Rosi Palmer
Volunteer of the Year Award.
Holland America Line has
promoted Amy Barnett to the position of division sales director for the
Arlene Martínez-Vázquez joined Seattle Repertory Theatre as its new director of education on Oct. 15.
Kayti Barnett-O’Brien has joined the staff of the
26-year-old nonprofit Book-It Repertory Theatre as
its new general manager, effective Nov. 2.
Even before Halloween, Eric Frank was hanging the Queen Anne Chamber-sponsored
holiday lights on trees along Queen Anne Avenue.
The Moyer Foundation was awarded a $2
million grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to support the
expansion of Camp Mariposa, a free program for children who are impacted
by a family member’s substance abuse.
The nonprofit Magnolia Historical Society will
continue under the new leadership of board member and Magnolia resident
Linda O’Neal, beginning in January.
Following the curtain call for Christopher Wheeldon’s
“Tide Harmonic” during Pacific Northwest Ballet’s (PNB) season-opening
performance of “See the Music,” Joshua Grant was named PNB’s newest soloist dancer.
Queen Anne business owner Debbie Oberbillig was named as one of five
finalists for the Women Business Owners’ 2014 Nellie Cashman
Woman Business Owner of the Year Award (“The Nellie”).
The Port of Seattle is launching the Fishermen’s Terminal Long-Term
Strategic Plan for the uplands portion of Fishermen’s Terminal.