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Whole Foods Market’s “5% Days” collects $1,556 for Share

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Unknown-1Whole Foods Market Mill Plain, 815 SE 160th Ave., hosted a 5% Day for Share last week which raised $1,556.”Our community is important to us here at Whole Foods Market and we are proud to give five percent of our sales four times a year to Vancouver metro non-profit organizations,”says Natascha Robinson, marketing & community relations team leader, Whole Foods Market Mill Plain. In addition to donating food to area food banks, several times a year each store holds community giving days (otherwise known as “5% Days”) where five percent of that day’s net sales are donated to a local nonprofit or educational organization. For more information about Whole Foods, visit

Daybreak fifth grade class gets lesson in fine dining skills

Friday, January 23rd, 2015


A class of fifth graders at Daybreak Middle School got an interactive lesson last week on etiquette and manners, and then put what they learned into practice during a four course luncheon. The meal was served by Nutrition Services staff and parents who donned black aprons for the event and transformed a classroom into a dining room–complete with linen-covered tables, cloth napkins, water goblets, fresh flower centerpieces and china with multiple forks and other flatware. Sodexo manages the Battle Ground School District meal program and provided the meal at no charge as an educational event.

Clark College Corporate and Continuing Education updates name and look

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

b9456b6d2b9f8304dc590cf31cd36ba1Clark College’s Corporate & Continuing Education organization has changed its name to Clark College Economic & Community Development (ECD) in a move that Associate Vice President Kevin Witte says better reflects the evolving role that the division of the college plays within the community and within the region. Click here for the full story.

The Joy Team appoints Heather Strang to its Board of Directors

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Heather StrangThe Joy Team, a positive thought, non-profit organization in Vancouver, has announced the appointment of Heather Strang to its Board of Directors. Strang was elected with a unanimous vote on Jan. 14, and officially joins the board immediately. Strang is a spiritual teacher, author, regular contributor for The Huffington Post, Master Success Coach, and Certified BodyTalk Practitioner. Click here for the original story.