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Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: <i>Education IS Economic Development</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: Education IS Economic Development

Education IS Economic Development By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce When I first started working in and with community organizations focused on economic development... [Read more]

Get your Trees from Zenith Holland Nursery, a Holiday Tradition since 1907!

Get your Trees from Zenith Holland Nursery, a Holiday Tradition since 1907!

Established in 1907, Zenith Holland Nursery is the oldest continually operating business in Des Moines, and also the place for the freshest, most beautiful and distinctive trees to adorn your home and... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes from MaST Center’s recent ‘Squid-A-Rama 18’

PHOTOS: Scenes from MaST Center’s recent ‘Squid-A-Rama 18’

Courtesy Des Moines Arts Commissioner Jerry Farmer come these great photos taken at the MaST Center’s ‘Squid-A-Rama 18,’ held on Saturday, Nov. 10. The winner of the Golden Squid Award... [Read more]

Girl Scout Gold Award Winner Alyissa Castle-Lloyd helps others get Running Start

Girl Scout Gold Award Winner Alyissa Castle-Lloyd helps others get Running Start

Girl Scout Gold Award earner Alyissa Castle-Lloyd wanted to unite Running Start students with a club that would serve as a space for support as they go through college at an earlier age. So she started... [Read more]

Des Moines Community WOWS! at Bayside Brunch, raising over $34,000!

Des Moines Community WOWS! at Bayside Brunch, raising over $34,000!

The Des Moines Community WOWed! at the 2018 Bayside Brunch, raising over $34,000 onSunday, Nov. 4. Here’s more from our friends at the Des Moines Legacy Foundation: All the great Superheroes were... [Read more]

ART: See ‘Portraits of Puget,’ by our former Intern Bryan Shickley

ART: See ‘Portraits of Puget,’ by our former Intern Bryan Shickley

Former South King Media Intern Bryan Shickley has been creating ‘Portraits of Puget,’ some samples of which he is sharing with us. Bryan was a student at Burien’s Big Picture High School,... [Read more]

Help keep local school kids warm this winter – Coat Drive deadline is Nov. 15

Help keep local school kids warm this winter – Coat Drive deadline is Nov. 15

With the community’s help last year, the Rotary Club of Des Moines and Normandy Park collected nearly 500 coats that were donated to local schools. This year, the Coats for Kids drive hopes to break... [Read more]

Rep. Adam Smith recognized by district for school noise mitigation funding

Rep. Adam Smith recognized by district for school noise mitigation funding

On Tuesday, Oct. 30, Highline Public Schools and Port of Seattle officials recognized U.S. Representative Adam Smith for his successful effort to pass federal legislation preserving noise mitigation funding... [Read more]

6th annual FREE ‘Squid-A-Rama’ will be Saturday, Nov. 10 at MaST Center

6th annual FREE ‘Squid-A-Rama’ will be Saturday, Nov. 10 at MaST Center

The Des Moines Arts Commission and the MaST Center at Redondo will be holding their 6th annual ‘Squid-A-Rama’ on Saturday, Nov. 10. This is a fun celebration of everyone’s favorite cephalopod... [Read more]

Free Job Fair at Highline College will be Tuesday, Oct. 23

Free Job Fair at Highline College will be Tuesday, Oct. 23

More than 50 local employers with full-time, part-time and temporary job opening will be represented at Highline College’s Fall Job Fair, which will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 23. The event is FREE and... [Read more]

‘Fear on the Pier’ at the MaST Center will be Saturday, Oct. 27

‘Fear on the Pier’ at the MaST Center will be Saturday, Oct. 27

The Marine Science and Technology (MaST) Center will host a free Halloween festival, “Fear on the Pier,” from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27. Help put together marine mammal skeletons... [Read more]

Take a Natural and Cultural History Hike Through Trees this Saturday, Oct. 13

Take a Natural and Cultural History Hike Through Trees this Saturday, Oct. 13

Take a FREE Natural and Cultural History Hike Through Trees led by Jim Demetre, local writer and tree enthusiast, along Des Moines Creek to the shore of Puget Sound this Saturday, Oct. 13. This free,... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber’s ‘Women in Business’ event will be Wed., Oct. 24

Seattle Southside Chamber’s ‘Women in Business’ event will be Wed., Oct. 24

The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce – the driving force of business for Southwest King County – will be holding their annual Celebration of Women in Business Event on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at Anthony’s... [Read more]

Official Homebuyer Class – First-Time Buyers Welcome – will be Sat., Oct. 13

Official Homebuyer Class – First-Time Buyers Welcome – will be Sat., Oct. 13

Official Homebuyer Class – First-Time Buyers Welcome! Saturday, Oct. 13: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Youngstown Cultural Arts Center 4408 Delridge Way SW, Seattle, Washington 98106 Join us for the class that... [Read more]

See George C Scott’s new sculpture ‘Kaleidoscope’ on Saturday, Oct. 6

See George C Scott’s new sculpture ‘Kaleidoscope’ on Saturday, Oct. 6

The Des Moines Legacy Foundation and renowned Artist George C Scott are collaborating to create a new sculpture – “Kaleidoscope” – funded by the Port of Seattle’s ACE grant program... [Read more]

LGBTQIA Week will provide support, awareness at Highline College Oct. 8-12

LGBTQIA Week will provide support, awareness at Highline College Oct. 8-12

The Highline Student Union will be the site of the second annual Resource Fair, where more than 50 on- and off-campus groups and organizations will offer information during the college’s annual LGBTQIA... [Read more]