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2012-07-05 06:22:01

Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of Zillow Joins Year Up Puget Sound's Board of Directors; Year Up Puget Sound Continues to Expand SEATTLE, July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Demonstrating his commitment to helping local young adults access professional careers through an innovative and proven approach, one of the most distinguished business leaders in the region recently joined the Board of Directors for Year Up Puget Sound: Rich Barton, co-founder and Executive Chairman of...

2012-06-14 06:25:03

BELLEVUE, Wash., June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In May, Quadrant Homes celebrated the grand opening of its newest community in Port Orchard, McCormick Meadows. Priced from the low $200,000s, this collection of 167 homesites offers a secluded retreat in a stunning forested environment, just minutes away from walking trails, parks and world-class golf courses. Based on homebuyers' strong interest in the new community, Quadrant Homes began selling homesites in McCormick Meadows in...

2012-02-06 10:49:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A powerful alliance of community, faith, immigrant rights, civil rights, labor and environmental organizations from throughout the Puget Sound area are holding a press conference to voice strong and steadfast support for the Port of Seattle truck drivers who have refused to return to work due to unsafe and untenable working conditions. Truckers will be available for interviews. WHERE: Port of Seattle Headquarters, Pier 69 - 2711 Alaskan...

2011-12-13 08:00:00

Puget Sound Instrument Company (PSI) is being sold to former Microsoft product marketing director Peter Ollodart, effective January 2012. PSI looks to grow its two-way radio communications and marine electronics business worldwide. TACOMA, Washington (PRWEB) December 13, 2011 Longtime family-owned two-way radio and marine electronics firm, Puget Sound Instrument Company, Inc. (PSI) is being sold by Richard Hart to new owner Peter Ollodart, an experienced product marketer in the software...

2011-10-18 14:39:00

WALTHAM, Mass. and SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 28, Blu Homes (www.bluhomes.com), a leading designer and manufacturer of beautiful, green, precision-built homes, unfolded a Glidehouse for the first time since unveiling the Company's updated, more spacious version of the iconic home last year. The two-bedroom, two-bath home, which is located on Vashon Island, Washington, is Energy Star-rated and LEED certifiable. The home also features a 16-foot detached...

2011-10-14 12:00:00

A 272% increase in revenue between 2008 and 2010 earned PartyPail the ninth spot on the Puget Sound Business Journalâs 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in Washington for 2011. Enumclaw, WA (PRWEB) October 14, 2011 PartyPail, Inc. was named the ninth fastest-growing private company in the state of Washington at a reception and awards ceremony held last night by the Puget Sound Business Journal. The ceremony included the top 100 fastest-growing private businesses in the...

2011-08-11 20:09:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Central Area Motivation Program (CAMP) is making their Energy Assistance Program more accessible to low-income Seattle residents struggling to keep up with their home heating bills. CAMP provides assistance with energy costs to eligible households within Seattle. It can be challenging for applicants to travel to the agency's office in the Central District for an Energy Assistance Program appointment. Applicants with Internet access can...

2011-08-04 07:00:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quadrant Homes has selected two outstanding Puget Sound communities as winners in the company's first-ever Sustainability Challenge. Home owners' associations (HOAs) in the Mt. Si Cottages (Snoqualmie) and Acadia community (Everett) will be awarded $2,000 each toward community improvement goals. The grant challenge, launched in late 2010, is part of Quadrant's Friends of Quadrant Homes program, which focuses on increasing education,...

2011-07-18 12:38:00

SEATTLE, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting July 20 through August 31, Moving Together in Faith & Health will host the Seattle Wholesale Market at Mount Zion Baptist Church on Wednesdays from 8:45 a.m. to 10 a.m. Moving Together in Faith & Health is an interdenominational consortium of churches with one mission -- promoting health in communities of color and low-income neighborhoods in King County through church policy and systems change. The faith-based group is partnering...

2011-06-29 15:53:00

SEATTLE, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DataSphere Technologies was named as one of the finalists for Washington's Best Workplaces by the Puget Sound Business Journal. The program was launched in 2007 to identify and recognize best practices in the hiring and retention of great people. After an extensive and rigorous process, which included more than 230 nominees and the completion of surveys by nominee-company employees across the state, workplaces in four different categories have been...