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2011-05-22 00:02:20

LivFest is back! This Saturday, May 21, Village Green in Fairhaven will be jammin' all day for the LivFest 2011 fundraiser. Starting at 10:30 in the morning and going until 9:30 at night, there will be 14 live bands, arts & crafts, kids' activities and great food to eat, including upscale tacos and more from StrEAT Food. Proceeds will go to the Children's Organ Transplant Association in honor of Olivia Cook, now thriving with her new kidney. Bellingham, WA (PRWEB) May 20, 2011 StrEAT...

2011-04-04 00:00:27

The WWU summer program, College Quest, brings high school students to the university campus for a full college experience. Bellingham, WA (PRWEB) April 3, 2011 Western Washington University opens its campus to youth and the community every summer for a variety of enrichment programs. One unique program, not often found elsewhere, brings high school students to the university campus for a full college experience. The weeklong program takes place this summer from July 10-15. During the...

2011-01-07 12:50:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines inaugurates nonstop service today between Bellingham, Wash., and Honolulu. The daily flights provide a convenient alternative airport for travelers in northwestern Washington and southern British Columbia. "With roots in the Pacific Northwest spanning many decades, we're delighted to kick off Bellingham's first-ever nonstop service to Hawaii," said Joe Sprague, Alaska Airlines' vice president of marketing. "Our new Honolulu flights...

2010-10-25 07:30:00

BELLINGHAM, Wash., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On October 20th, the Vertically Integrated Partnership (including Annie's Fun, Sodexo, Hirai Farms, National Frozen Foods, etc.) donated 8,000 pounds of sweet corn to the Bellingham Food Bank. Additionally, many students from Western Washington University and volunteers from Sodexo were on hand to help unload the sweet corn. Following the 4-ton delivery of sweet corn in Bellingham, the truck took the remainder (approximately 26 tons of...

2010-10-04 16:16:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of Fundraising Professionals - Washington Chapter has chosen six outstanding philanthropists to honor at its 22nd anniversary National Philanthropy Day luncheon on Nov. 18, 2010. The luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Washington State Convention Center, 800 Convention Place, Seattle. More than 1,000 donors, volunteers, leaders and other supporters of nonprofit organizations are expected to attend this event - one of...

2010-09-17 08:08:00

BELLINGHAM, Wash., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On September 15th, the Vertically Integrated Partnership (including Sodexo, Annie's Fun, Hirai Farms, etc.) donated 8,000 pounds of potatoes to the Bellingham Food Bank. Over 50 volunteers from Sodexo and Western Washington University were on hand to help to unload the potatoes. Additionally, the following key people made remarks to the crowd of volunteers and others who attended the event at the Bellingham Food Bank: Mike Cohen,...

2010-08-05 07:00:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alaska Airlines is offering special introductory fares on its new nonstop service between Bellingham, Wash., and Honolulu, beginning Jan. 7, 2011. Fares for the flights start at $149 each way for tickets purchased by Aug. 17, 2010, for travel from Jan. 7 through March 10, 2011. The airline is also offering four-night Alaska Airlines Vacations packages, including airfare and hotel, starting at $549 per person. (Applicable terms and conditions are...

2010-08-02 07:00:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alaska Airlines will inaugurate nonstop service between Bellingham, Wash., and Honolulu, Hawaii, starting Jan. 7, 2011. The daily flights will provide a convenient alternative airport for travelers in Northwestern Washington and Lower Mainland, British Columbia. "Alaska Airlines is proud to call the Pacific Northwest home. So we're delighted to offer Bellingham its first-ever nonstop scheduled service to Hawaii," said Joe Sprague, Alaska...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'