Topic: Business

Girlfriends’ 8th Anniversary

Written on February 25, 2020 at 8:19 am, by

Cel­e­brate Girl­friends’ 8th Anniver­sary this week­end! Enjoy cup­cakes by Felic­i­ta­tions and choco­lates by SJ Roast­ing Com­pa­ny as you help Deb­bie D and the girls cel­e­brate. We can’t wait for you to leap into Girl­friends Fri­day and Sat­ur­day, Feb­ru­ary 28 & 29, 10am to 5:30pm, or march in Sun­day, March 1, 10am to 3pm. New inven­to­ry arrives  Con­tin­ue Reading

Value-Added 101

Written on February 17, 2020 at 5:46 am, by

EDC, San Juan Islands Agri­cul­tur­al Guild offer Val­ue-Added 101 course Whether you grow a lot of food prod­ucts or a lit­tle, val­ue-added food pro­cess­ing is a great way to start – or expand – an ag busi­ness.   Farm­ers and food busi­ness own­ers can join the San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil (EDC) and the San  Con­tin­ue Reading

Are You Considering Selling Your Property?

Written on February 14, 2020 at 5:47 am, by

By Mer­ri Ann Simon­son Think­ing about sell­ing your prop­er­ty? You may want to con­sid­er research­ing, col­lect­ing and com­plet­ing the items detailed below. This is not a check list for plant­i­ng flow­ers on your porch and paint­ing your front door, you can go to the inter­net for that infor­ma­tion. This list is to pre­pare sell­ers in  Con­tin­ue Reading

Luxel Filters on Solar Mission

Written on February 12, 2020 at 5:48 am, by

In the SJ Update mail­bag this morn­ing there is this announce­ment from Travis Ayers of Lux­el Corp… Dear Edi­tor, I won­dered if you would want to share this news with your read­ers. On Sun­day night the Euro­pean Space Agen­cy’s Solar Orbiter was launched by NASA from Cape Canaver­al, FL. Lux­el has three sets of fil­ters on  Con­tin­ue Reading

Chamber Featured Member of the Month – Alisha Merrick

Written on February 5, 2020 at 5:44 am, by

Alisha Mer­rick moved to San Juan Island in the fall of 2012 with only a car­load of her favorite most impor­tant things. Hav­ing no real stu­dio, she paint­ed water­col­ors, drew pic­tures and took pho­tographs of all things that inspired her. Even­tu­al­ly she rent­ed a space in a glass stu­dio on her road in the woods  Con­tin­ue Reading

Merri Ann’s Lifestyle Video Series

Written on January 31, 2020 at 5:44 am, by

Mer­ri Ann Simon­son checks in again with anoth­er entry in her San Juan Island Lifestyle Video series. This one shares with you Real Estate in 2020 with Pur­ple Power…

Goodbye Dr. Gossom — Hello Dr. House

Written on January 29, 2020 at 5:44 am, by

Peo­ple were all but spilling out into the street from the par­ty for Dr. Burk Gos­som and Dr. Will House Sat­ur­day after­noon. Burk, who broke his ankle run­ning out­side his home in Decem­ber, stood on one leg with his knee rest­ing on a mobile device — “I don’t know what it’s called! I just know  Con­tin­ue Reading

Business Management & Leadership Skills

Written on January 26, 2020 at 5:39 am, by

High­­er-wage employ­ment can be open to many who learn the skills of busi­ness man­age­ment and lead­er­ship.  The San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil (EDC) invites work­ers in the San Juan Islands to join in a Busi­ness Man­age­ment & Lead­er­ship Skills course; busi­ness own­ers and man­agers are also encour­aged to enroll employ­ees.  This for-cred­it course will  Con­tin­ue Reading