blood drive


Tuesday, October 21st 2014 - 10:00 am
at Western Washington University
516 High Street

Puget Sound Blood Center will be set up at Western Washington University’s Viking Union 565 and in Red Square--October 21st, 22nd and 23rd.

Your single pint of blood can help as many as three patients! (It takes 900 donors a day to meet the need for blood in the Puget Sound region)

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Masterclass: Vadym Kholodenko

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014 - 9:00 am - 11:00 am
at Western Washington University
516 High Street

2013 Cliburn Gold Medal winner Vadym Kholodenko will lead a Masterclass. It’s free and open to the public!

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Presentation: “Border Children–Why Are They Fleeing?”

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014 - 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
at Western Washington University
516 High Street

University Of California at Santa Cruz History Professor Dana Frank presents Border Children–Why Are They Fleeing? Human Rights And U.S. Policy In Honduras And Central America–in Western Washington University’s Fairhaven Auditorium.

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“The Boys In The Boat”

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014 - 3:30 pm
at Western Washington University
516 High Street

Author Daniel James Brown will discuss his book “The Boys In The Boat”–a story of grit and persistence, showcasing University Of Washington’s 1936 Crew team and their attempt to overcome incredible odds in pursuit of an Olympic gold medal in Berlin, during Hitler’s rise to power. The presentation is in Western Washington University’s Viking Union Multi-Purpose Room.

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Whatcom County Emergency Medical Services Anniversary Celebration

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014 - 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
at Whatcom Unified Emergency Coordination Center
3888 Sound Way

Whatcom County Emergency Medical Services and Whatcom Medic One invite you to join them for their 40th Anniversary celebration–featuring an Open House, presentations and light refreshments.  EMS started in Whatcom County when Whatcom Medic One was formed in July 1974.

The program will include remarks from County Executive Jack Louws, Bellingham Mayor Kelli Linville and Whatcom County Medical Program Director Dr. Marvin Wayne, among others. The celebration honors the men and women who respond to the public’s need for emergency medical care.


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“Getting Osteoarthritis Pain Under Control”

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
at Skagit Valley Hospital
1415 East Kincaid

Arthritis Foundation‘s Lisa Mitchell presents Put Pain In Its Place: How To Get Osteoarthritis Pain Under Control–strategies for controlling and even preventing pain.

The program is free, but pre-registration is required: 814-2424 or 629-6481.

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An Artist’s Perspective

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014 - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
at Bellingham Public Library
210 Central Avenue

Local artists Ellen Clark and Christian Smith will discuss how they translate their life experiences into their artwork–Translating Inspiration Into Art. The presentation is co-sponsored by Bellingham Public Library and Allied Arts Of Whatcom County.

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“Shellfish Safety” Map In Real-Time

Thursday, October 23rd 2014 - All Day

The State Department Of Health provides a map of the region showing which areas are safe for shellfish harvesting at any given time–and which are off limits because of biotoxin contamination. Click here for the map.

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Animals As Natural Therapy “Healing Hearts” Breakfast

Thursday, October 23rd 2014 - 7:15 am - 8:30 am
at Bellingham Cruise Terminal
355 Harris Avenue

Animals As Natural Therapy is hosting their annual “Healing Hearts” Breakfast fundraiser–“a special time to come together to be educated and inspired by amazing stories of hope and healing that have transformed lives at Animals As Natural Therapy“. 

For reservations call 671-3509 or email asap!

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WorkSource Whatcom Job Fair

Thursday, October 23rd 2014 - 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
at St. Luke’s Community Health Education Center
3333 Squalicum Parkway

WorkSource Whatcom is hosting a free Job Fair–for all job seekers. Nearly forty businesses are scheduled to attend. Bring your resume and be ready to interview. (For more information call 676-3271)

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