Topic: Business

EDC 7th Annual Economics Luncheon

Written on April 24, 2016 at 5:05 am, by

EDC presents 7th Annu­al Eco­nom­ics Lun­cheon with Not­ed Busi­ness Leader, Econ­o­mists Join the San Juan Coun­ty Eco­nom­ic Devel­op­ment Coun­cil (EDC) for the 7th Annu­al EDC Eco­nom­ics Lun­cheon, held at Brick­works on Fri­day, June 17th from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. The EDC’s annu­al eco­nom­ics lun­cheon explores recent data on trends in the econ­o­my, and poten­tial  Con­tin­ue Reading

WaterWorks Gallery Reopens

Written on April 21, 2016 at 5:55 am, by

Just got this note from Ruth that Water­Works Gallery has just opened for the sea­son… Hey Tim, Hope all is well with you. Would you please let every­one know that the gallery reopened on Wednes­day?​ The tulips are bloom­ing, the grass is grow­ing and my lawn needs mow­ing. And we’re start­ing the gallery’s 31st year! The sea­son  Con­tin­ue Reading

Independent Bookstore Day

Written on April 21, 2016 at 5:55 am, by

Grif­fin Bay Book­store invites you to cel­e­brate Inde­pen­dent Book­store Day on Sat­ur­day, April 30 and enjoy a 10% Storewide Sale on all Books. Join in the Fun at Grif­fin Bay Book­store, Sat­ur­day, April 30 and help hon­or the rich and vital role that an inde­pen­dent book­store plays in the social and eco­nom­ic life of our com­mu­ni­ty. Stop in  Con­tin­ue Reading

Fundraiser for the Victims of the Ecuador Earthquakes

Written on April 20, 2016 at 5:33 am, by

Drinks & Tapas at San Juan Island Cheese Our hearts go out to our fam­i­ly and friends in Ecuador. Since Sat­ur­day, Ecuador has suf­fered from a series of dev­as­tat­ing earth­quakes result­ing in over 400 casu­al­ties and thou­sands of injuries. Please join us on Fri­day April 22nd from 5:00 – 7:00 pm for a night of drinks and  Con­tin­ue Reading

The Hemp Seed

Written on April 19, 2016 at 5:46 am, by

There’s a fundrais­er hap­pen­ing at Brick­works tomor­row for a new busi­ness on the island: “The Hemp Seed”, and these are a few words about it from Ike and Tiffany… Focused on sus­tain­abil­i­ty, Tiffany Goudey and Ike White aim to serve the com­mu­ni­ty by mak­ing healthy hemp-based cloth­ing and goods acces­si­ble, right here on the Island.  Con­tin­ue Reading

Happy Spring from the San Juan Island Chamber of Commerce!

Written on April 18, 2016 at 5:52 am, by

It’s time for the April 2016 edi­tion of news from your local Cham­ber of Com­merce, writ­ten by Lau­ren Cohen, Co-Own­er of San Juan Can­vas & Cham­ber Board Pres­i­dent… Cham­ber Quar­ter­ly Lun­cheon On April 11 the Cham­ber of Com­merce held our sec­ond quar­ter­ly lun­cheon of the year at Brick­works. It was very well attend­ed with over  Con­tin­ue Reading

Bill Sargeson and Jackie Hamilton: Featured Pilots

Written on April 14, 2016 at 5:55 am, by

A recep­tion will be held at the Roy Franklin Ter­mi­nal at Fri­day Har­bor Air­port on Sun­day, April 17th at 2:00 p.m. to hon­or the Fea­tured Pilots for 2016: Bill Sarge­son and Jack­ie Hamil­ton. Islanders are invit­ed to cel­e­brate the occa­sion of this annu­al update of the San Juan Avi­a­tion Muse­um. This project, start­ed in 2008,  Con­tin­ue Reading

Considering an Investment Property?

Written on April 14, 2016 at 4:42 am, by

Writ­ten by Mer­ri Ann Simon­son of Cold­well Banker San Juan Islands Inc. Vaca­tion Rental Ver­sus Long Term Rental Now would be a good time to pur­chase prop­er­ty held for invest­ment and due to mar­ket con­di­tions, a rental home in the San Juans would be the most appro­pri­ate. We are not like the met­ro­pol­i­tan areas near­by with  Con­tin­ue Reading