Evergreen State Fair announces 2017 fair theme and calls for 2018 theme ideas

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MONROE – The Evergreen State Fair, Snohomish County’s largest event, is held in the 12 days leading up to Labor Day. It’s time to mark your calendars for the 2017 fair, August 24 – September 4, so you can join in the celebration themed “Harvest the Memories.”

The fair theme is a tradition almost as old as the fair itself, and the theme is used throughout the fair.

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Maltby blood drive

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Local Girl Scout Margaret Seaney, an eighth-grader, is working on a community service project for her Silver Award. The Silver Award is the highest award that can be earned at her level of Girl Scouts.

For her Silver Award, she is hosting a blood drive at Hidden River Middle School, 9224 Paradise Lake Road, Snohomish, 98296-7145 on January 20th, from 1 – 7 p.m.

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A look under the 520 bridge

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On Dec. 7, a group from the Sno-Valley Senior Center enjoyed a lunch tour on the waters of Lake Union and Lake Washington. The tour also took them under the new 520 bridge. (Photo by Lisa Allen)

King Conservation District online Forest Stewardship course

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From Jan. 24–March 7, 2017, KCD will hold an online Forest Stewardship course, 6-9 p.m., Tuesday evenings.
Starting Tuesday, January 24, WSU Extension Forestry will initiate a seven-week Forest Stewardship Coached Planning course for  everyone with trees on their property.

Topics will include forest health, soils, wildlife and weed management, wildfire protection, thinning and timber marketing.
The early registration discount deadline is January 10th. The series includes Tuesday evening webinars from January 24th through March 7th, with a field trip on Saturday, March 4th.

See the WSU Extension Forestry page for details and online registration.

Christi Irwin accepted as a 2016 AIOREP’S 10 Best in Washington For Client Satisfaction

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The American Institute of Real Estate Professionals has recognized the exceptional performance of Washington’s Real Estate Professional Christi Irwin as 2016 10 Best Real Estate Professionals for Client Satisfaction.

The American Institute of Real Estate Professionals is a third-party rating organization that publishes an annual list of the Top 10 Real Estate Professionals in each state. Professionals who are selected to the “10 Best” list must pass AIOREP’s rigorous selection process, which is based on client and/or peer nominations, thorough research and AIOREP’s independent evaluation. AIOREP’s annual list was created to be used as a resource for clients during the selection process.

One of the most significant aspects of the selection process involves professionals’ relationships and reputation among his or her clients. As clients should be a professional’s top priority, AIOREP places the utmost emphasis on selecting professionals who have achieved significant success in the field of Real Estate without sacrificing the service and support they provide. Selection criteria therefore focus on professionals who demonstrate the highest standards of client satisfaction.