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Hough Foundation adds three to board of directors

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Unknown-2The Hough Foundation has announced the election of Bill Hibbs, Roy Heikkala and Kim Meadors to the board of directors. Hibbs works for Clark PUD and has a long history of helping kids through the Hough Foundation and the Lunch Buddy Program. Heikkala is a lifelong resident of Vancouver with 40 years’ experience in construction and development. He has a history of contributing to the community and has served on several non-profit boards. Meadors has owned Juliano’s Pizzeria for the past 14 years. She is very community minded and has been a part of the Lunch Buddy program. The Hough Foundation works to to develop a community with citizens who are actively engaged in the creation of an environment where children and families learn, grow and strengthen their connections to one another. For more information, visit www.houghfoundation.org.

Identity Clark County names John McKibbin president

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014
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John McKibbin, photo courtesy of Identity Clark County.

Identity Clark County, (ICC) a non-profit business advocacy group, has appointed area businessman and former elected official John McKibbin as president of the organization. McKibbin is a real estate investor and active community citizen who served as founding chair of ICC more than 20 years ago.

“We are pleased to engage a non-partisan leader with the depth of experience and track record to focus the business community on a few key initiatives that will help stimulate our region’s growth and development,” says Scott Milam, board chair of ICC and chief operating officer of startup business: On the Go Platforms.

McKibbin served three terms as a Clark County Commissioner and two in the Washington state House of Representatives. He was President and CEO of the Greater Vancouver Chamber of Commerce, operated a government relations consultancy, and began his career as a teacher in the Vancouver School District. He serves on the Salmon Creek Legacy Hospital Foundation Board, and is heavily involved with Pearson Field Education Center. For more information about ICC, visit www.identityclarkcounty.org.

Register now for the Clark County March of Dimes “March for Babies” Apr. 26

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

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On Saturday, Apr. 26, at Esther Short Park, hundreds of families and business leaders will join together in the March of Dimes annual March for Babies–the nation’s oldest walk fundraiser honoring babies born healthy and those who need help to survive and thrive. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with the 5k walk kicking off at 9 a.m.

Participation in March for Babies will provide a memorable and rewarding experience for the whole family including the Kids’ Clinic Workshop hosted by Home Depot and music by 5 Guys Playing Jazz. Join the walk and begin fundraising today at www.marchforbabies.org.

Funds raised by March for Babies in Oregon and SW Washington help support prenatal wellness programs, research grants, newborn intensive care unit (NICU) family support programs and advocacy efforts for stronger, healthier babies. Premature birth is the most urgent infant health problem in the U.S. today. It affects nearly half a million babies each year, including 8,476 in Washington.

Dukes Night at the Kiggins for Glamorous Gams2 Apr. 30

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

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Join the Glamorous Gams2 Dukes of Hazzard team for a fun-filled Dukes-themed night at Kiggins Theatre on Wednesday, Apr. 30. View original Dukes of Hazzard episodes and enjoy live Dukes entertainment. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the event begins at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 each and available through www.tickettomato.com.

“Dukes Dates” raffle tickets, drinks and food will be available for purchase to support the Dukes of Hazzard team - Mike Bomar, CREDC; Phoebe Krueger, Pacific Continental Bank; and Eric Golemo, SGA Engineering – in their efforts to win Glamorous Gams2. All net proceeds from Dukes Night benefit Children’s Center.

The event is presented by Nutter Foundation. All proceeds will benefit Glamorous Gams’2 presented by Riverview Community Bank, which takes place on May 31. This is the second year for this marquee fundraising event where local movers and shakers fundraise for Children’s Center to compete for the Golden Gam. For further details, visit www.thechildrenscenter.org and click on the “events” tab.