Northwest NEWS

August 3, 1998


Business Notes

   Long's Automotive, Inc. of Woodinville has been chosen as a licensed 2nd Opinion Auto Diagnostic Center based on their outstanding service and customer satisfaction.
   Aseptico, Inc. of Woodinville, has received a multi-year contract from the Defense Supply Center. Worth up to $25 million according to its terms, the contract appoints Aseptico as the supplier of unique, portable field dental equipment, which is to be used by all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces and reserves.
   Scott Nakamura of Woodinville has been named Sales Manager by Westbury, NY GETKO Group Inc., the leading North American source of advertising/direct mail programs and database services for the new homeowner market. In his new position, Nakamura will manage sales operations for GETKO's Getting To Know You new homeowner welcoming program in Vancouver, WA, and in the state of Oregon.
   Redhook Ale Brewery announced a joint project with SeaBear Smokehouse of Anacortes, WA, to release a gourmet smoked salmon appetizer that features Redhook ESB in the recipe. The product, BeerGarden Smoked Salmon is made from hand cut strips of wild Alaska salmon filets that are basted in Redhook ESB, then peppered and smoked.
   Windermere Real Estate is pleased to announce the addition its new sales associate, Bryan Petri. Bryan joins Windermere's Woodinville office.
   Firstaff has announced that it has changed its name and expanded their services. Firstaff has become Affinity Staffing Group. Locally owned and operated, Affinity Staffing Group will maintain the location of their headquarters at Kirkland Parkplace Center and continue to serve clients within King and Snohomish counties.
   Rebecca Clark, Brittany Park retirement community general manager, was honored during Leisure Care's 14th Annual Management Conference held in Bellevue. Clark received the Special Recognition award for her outstanding contributions to the 1997 opening and current operation of Brittany Park. Her leadership, management, and creative abilities have been instrumental to the success of Brittany Park, including the satisfaction of staff and residents.
   Windermere Real Estate has announced the addition of sales associate Cindy Carpenter to its Woodinville office. Before joining Windermere, Carpenter worked for 10 years at Aladdin Synergetics, Inc. as a regional sales specialist.