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Business Briefs

Eastside home repair and remodeling company Shirey Handyman Service announced the addition of Rupasi Young as the company’s finance and office manager. Young brings with her nearly 10 years of finance and accounting experience.

  • Dec 19, 2011

Community Briefs

Issaquah will host the Washington State Sister Cities Conference from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 1 at Tibbetts Creek Manor. The conference purpose is to bring together participants from Sister City programs throughout the state.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Sammamish resident Scott Bedbury has helped corporations such as Starbucks

Nike, Starbucks branding guru shares secrets with Sammamish chamber

From helping drive Nike’s “Just Do It” campaign to assisting with the redesign and growth of Starbucks stores internationally, Sammamish resident Scott Bedbury has been involved in some of the most successful brand development strategies worldwide. Sammamish chamber residents had the chance to hear from Bedbury firsthand at last week’s luncheon, when he talked a bit about his book, “A New Brand World,” and gave tips to owners and employees of local businesses.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Sammamish resident Scott Bedbury has helped corporations such as Starbucks

Sammamish Chamber of Commerce offers business success seminars

The Sammamish Chamber is offering a series of seminars called “5 Essentials to Business Success” between Oct. 8 and Nov. 5 featuring local and national experts. The seminars are $50 each or $75 each for non-members; or $225 for the series ($337.50 for non-members). The average value per session is $199. To read more or sign up, visit www.sammamishchamber.org.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Bruce Huskinson

Issaquah Reporter Business Briefs | Oct. 1

Issaquah resident Bruce Huskinson will be residential sales manager for D Square Energy Systems Inc., the largest independent distributor of stand-by generator systems in the Pacific Northwest, the company recently announced.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Bruce Huskinson

King County workshops aim at keeping businesses safe in emergencies

King County Emergency Response Zone One and the State Homeland Security Preparedness Grant program is hosting a series of free, three-hour workshops to help small businesses prepare for a major crisis or disaster.

  • Dec 19, 2011

Issaquah Reporter Business Briefs | Sept. 12

Chamber CEO leaves; Xeriton names Brad Furber CEO

  • Dec 19, 2011

Business brief | Issaquah Chevrolet

Issaquah Chevrolet has been sold, according to a recent press release. The dealership was sold to David Broadus, Erik Paulson and Tom Paulson, and will be renamed Michael's Chevrolet of Issaquah.

  • Dec 19, 2011
CEF Executive Director Dellann Elliott and Sammamish Mayor Lee Fellinge

Sammamish Chamber cuts the ribbon for Chris Elliott Fund | Business Briefs

New owners have purchased the long-standing Sammamish institution The Mail Post, former owners Bob and Elaine Adams said Wednesday.

  • Dec 19, 2011
CEF Executive Director Dellann Elliott and Sammamish Mayor Lee Fellinge
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Waldron family offers experience, variety and fun to customers

Put simply, Harvey and Corrinn Waldron and their family are in the business of helping people make good memories.

  • Dec 19, 2011
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Left: Manouchehr Tajer

Issaquah’s TAJ Collision Center gives cars, families priority

Take one step into Issaquah’s TAJ Collision Center and the importance of family is abundantly clear. Nearly 60 years of history in the automotive industry proudly adorns the walls in form of photos, drawings and newspaper clippings.

Left: Manouchehr Tajer

Issaquah business briefs

Issaquah-based RE/MAX agent Jeff Schwartz recently completed a specialized course in customer service referral-based business, a press release stated.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Coldwell Banker realtor Monique Berger-Perault and her husband

Employee celebrates anniversary; charity auction at Sips

Richard S. Symms, who recently celebrated his 40th anniversary with Rowley Properties Inc, has officially been with the company since April Fools’ Day, 1968. No joke.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Coldwell Banker realtor Monique Berger-Perault and her husband

BUSINESS BRIEF

Area businesses with exceptional recycling programs are encouraged to see how they rate against other businesses by participating in King County’s 2008 “Best Workplaces for Recycling” event.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Current Rotary president

Sammamish Rotary celebrates five years

The past presidents and current members of Rotary of Sammamish recently gathered to celebrate their five-year anniversary.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Current Rotary president
Issaquah’s Bird Construction won an award recently for the construction of Cabela’s in Lacey.

Briefs on business

Longtime Swedish administrator Cal Knight was recently promoted to president and chief operating officer (COO).

  • Dec 19, 2011
Issaquah’s Bird Construction won an award recently for the construction of Cabela’s in Lacey.
Michiko Black stands next to a costume that she created. Michiko makes many of her own outfits completely from scratch

Former Tokyo Ballet soloist to open studio in the Highlands

She won’t tell you that she was a popular actress or a soloist for the Tokyo Ballet or a former Ms. Tokyo. She will tell you that she loves to dance and she loves to teach dance.

  • Dec 19, 2011
Michiko Black stands next to a costume that she created. Michiko makes many of her own outfits completely from scratch

Overlake Medical Clinics Issaquah joins Issaquah Chamber’s Chairman’s Circle

Overlake Medical Clinics Issaquah has become a member of the Chairman’s Circle Membership Program of the Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce.

  • Sep 13, 2011
Andrea Heuston is the CEO and creative principal of Artitudes Design

Artitudes Design uses for-profit to defend non-profit

For an Issaquah design firm, business is as much an opportunity to make money as it is to help nonprofits. “I say our for-profit work funds our nonprofit,” said Andrea Heuston, founder and CEO of Artitudes Design, her positive attitude dominating every curve of her face. Artitudes has won several awards for both being one of the best places to work in Puget Sound and for it’s commitment to volunteerism.

Andrea Heuston is the CEO and creative principal of Artitudes Design

Issaquah Chamber releases legislative agenda

The Issaquah Chamber of Commerce is giving its two cents to city government this year.