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Thursday, April 18, 2019
Creating a Trauma Informed Vashon Trauma Informed Care is a philosophy that does not have a singularly accepted definition, but experts agree that the effects of trauma over time lead to stress, which leads to social, emotional and cognitive impairment, which leads to poor decision making (including substance abuse), and over time these stressors can lead to diabetes, heart disease, addiction, ...read more
Categories: Community, Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, April 18, 2019
King County Department of Local ServicesRick Brater confirmed as Director of Road Services Division, King County Local Services  SUMMARY  The Metropolitan King County Council yesterday unanimously approved Brater’s appointment to the position, in which he has served on an interim basis since October 2018.    STORY  The Road Services Division operates as part of the county’s new Department of ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
  Join us for our 10th Anniversary!  June 6-9thVashon Island     Ten Sheep for 10 Years, Margy Hefflefinger       In 2010 the Vashon Sheepdog Classic was revised as a fundraising event for Vashon Island youth programs.  Together with our fans, sponsors, and competitors we have raised ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Fun Facts
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Introducing the 2019 Vashon Island Strawberry Festival Logo by David Hinchman Each year the Strawberry Festival logo is designed by a different person that has a connection to Vashon and the Strawberry Festival. The 2019 logo was created by business owner, golden retriever affectionado and graphic designer David Hinchman. David is the owner or Vashon Print and Design aand ever since he arrived on ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Fun Facts
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
BE AWESOME BY RUNNING FOR VASHON ISLAND UNOFFICIAL MAYOR! Run for Vashon Island’s Unofficial Mayor & Raise Money for Your Favorite Island Non-Profit   Have you dreamed about being an elected official? Here is your chance to become the Official Unofficial Mayor of Vashon Island AND support your favorite Island non-profit organization at the same time!   Anyone can enter and run for the office! ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Political, Chamber, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, December 10, 2018
The Vashon-Maury Island Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2019 Strawberry Festival Grand Parade Grand Marshal. Nominate someone special to be Grand Marshal, send us a letter or an email telling us the following things about your nominee: How they have enhanced Island life.In what ways have they given back to the community?What is their involvement in community?Let us know ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, October 01, 2018
WHAT MAKES VASHON SPECIAL? IT'S HOW WE HELP BUILD THE COMMUNITY.   When my husband and I were deciding where to live 15 years ago, we looked at neighborhoods in Seattle and Tacoma, but we didn't just want a neighborhood, we wanted to be part of something bigger, a place that was truly special. We wanted to feel connected and be able to contribute to a vibrant community. Vashon charmed us, we ...read more
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