EDC Presents: Datapalooza! A statistics and demographics event for San Juan County

Wednesday, December 6, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Emmanuel Episcopal Church — from Victoria Compton for San Juan County Economic Development Council — Need more data and information to make knowledgeable decisions about your business or as a community legislator or leader? Join the San Juan County Economic Development Council … Continue reading

Be Part of Leadership San Juan Island Class XIV

— from Gretchen Krampf — Leadership San Juan Islands (LSJI) continues recruiting for Class XIV, with applications due by Monday, November 27 at 5 p.m. Since 2004, LSJI has contributed to the vitality of San Juan County by helping community members become better leaders and citizens. Sessions help participants develop … Continue reading

EDC Offering Free Construction Basics Training

Tuesdays and Thursdays, November 28, 2017 – February 1, 2018, 3:30 – 5:30 p.m., Orcas High School — from Victoria Compton for Economic Development Council — The San Juan County Economic Development Council (EDC) will offer free training in construction basics this winter, funded by the Orcas Island Community Foundation, … Continue reading

Senior Center Offering Advanced Directive/Living Will Workshop

Wednesday, October 25, 1 – 3 p.m., Senior Center — from Sara Boyle for Orcas Senior Center — Join us for a hands-on tutorial Wednesday, October 25, from 1-3 p.m. for step-by-step instructions in filling out an Advanced Directive/Living Will. The workshop is led by RN Libby Garcia who has … Continue reading

Participate in Positive Parent Night at Orcas Elementary

Wednesday, October 25, 5 p.m., Orcas School Cafeteria — from Lorena Stankevich — Join the Orcas Island Elementary staff and community members on Wednesday, October 25, at 5 p.m. in the cafeteria for celebration and support. Dinner and childcare included. Parents can learn ways to support their students learning through … Continue reading

Come Learn About Voluntary Stewardship Program

Tuesday, October 10, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., Orcas Food Co-op — from San Juan County Communications — Come learn about the Voluntary Stewardship Program: Promoting Sustainable Agriculture in San Juan County. Monday, October 9, Lopez Island 5:30-6:30 PM, Lopez Library Tuesday, October 10, Orcas Island 5:30-6:30 PM, Orcas Food Co-op Wednesday, … Continue reading

Business Spotlight | Novel Lab Offers Novel Writing Course to Local Authors Do you have a novel in you?

— by Lin McNulty — Clients and editors describe Ayn and Sam Gailey, curators of Novel Lab, as “Book Whisperers” whenever they coach writers. Their most recent work for HarperCollins and legendary Mets and Phillies all-star, Lenny Dykstra, took his book, “House of Nails: A Memoir of Life on the … Continue reading

Business Planning for Farmers and Ranchers County Extension to hold 2 day-long workshops

— from Angie  Freeman Shephard at WSU/San Juan Extension  — Farmers and ranchers! It’s time to sharpen your pencil and write that business plan to market your harvest! Washington State University San Juan County Extension and Northwest Agriculture Business Center (NABC) will host two free day long workshops covering key … Continue reading

Register Now for 2017 South Sound Marine Naturalist Training Become qualified regionally as professional or volunteer naturalist

October 21, 22, 29 & November 4, 5, and 19 — from Tracie Merrill for The Whale Museum — Registration for the South Sound Marine Naturalist Training Program, presented by The Whale Museum, is now open. The program will run on the following dates: October 21, 22, 29 and November 4, 5, and 19. … Continue reading