Back Issues: July, 2017

Watch Seattle Seafair events on CVTV Channel 21, CVTV.org

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Clark/Vancouver Television (CVTV) will air KIRO television coverage of Seattle Seafair events locally on CVTV Cable Channel 21 and online at www.cvtv.org.  KIRO television, the CBS affiliate in Seattle, will provide live coverage of the Alaska Airlines Seafair Torchlight Parade from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, July 29, and a recap of the Albert Lee Cup Unlimited Hydroplane Races from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 6. Clark/Vancouver Television is the local government, non-commercial cable access channel operated and funded by the City of Vancouver and Clark County.

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Save the date: VSO’s fall gala September 30

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra celebrates opening night with the 2017 Annual Fundraising Gala, “September Serenade” Saturday, September 30, at the exclusive Ed and Dollie Lynch Estate. The event will be held immediately following the season opening concert, which features internationally renowned violin virtuoso Anne Akiko Meyers.

The celebratory evening will boast a progression of spirits, gourmet delights, and live music. Maestro Brotons and Meyers will be in attendance as special guests of honor.

The evening will feature a cocktail hour with signature cocktails, hand-crafted for the Gala, followed by a progressive dinner of delicious NW cuisine catered by Beaches Restaurant. Auction items and The “Parties of Note” — exclusive destination parties — will be available for purchase at the event. Guests will dance to live classical and jazz music presented by a VSO chamber ensemble, local professional jazz musicians and young artists, both indoors and on the grounds of the estate.

The Lynch Estate is located at 4712 NW Franklin St. Tickets are $125 and are available at vancouversymphony.org or by calling the VSO office at 360-735-7278. Sponsorship opportunities are available.

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Aug. 7 deadline for property assessment appeals to Board of Equalization

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Taxpayers who question the 2017 assessed value of their property have until Monday, Aug. 7, to appeal to the county Board of Equalization. A Notice of Value was mailed to each Clark County property owner in early June. Appealing the assessed value of property is free and a legal right under RCW 84.40.038 and WAC 458-14-056. People wanting to file an appeal can go to https://www.clark.wa.gov/general-services/board-of-equalization to find detailed information about the appeal process, the appeal form and tips on how to appeal. Applicants also can get a form by calling the board’s office at 360-397-2337 or emailing BOE@clark.wa.gov. Appeals must be received by the Board of Equalization office by 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 7.

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Vancouver Mall celebrates 40 years July 29

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the opening of Vancouver Mall, the largest, and only, enclosed retail destination in Clark County. The mall is celebrating in style by hosting a fun-filled day of events for the community which will showcase a mix of retail offerings, entertainment, and exciting experiences that will make 2017 a milestone to remember.

“When Vancouver Mall opened forty years ago, they wanted to bring the community a place to shop and gather,” says JB Schutte, general manager, Vancouver Mall. “Today, Vancouver Mall has taken that concept and transformed into a destination that not only services the community’s needs of today, but also offers Clark County a variety of desirable shopping, dining and entertainment options.”

The celebration is this Saturday, July 29 from noon to 5 p.m. Event highlights include a fashion show, live music, givaways, exclusive retailer offers, nostalgic activities, and more. The mall is located at 8700 NE Vancouver Mall Dr. For more information, visit www.ShopVancouverMall.com. 

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