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NO on People First Bellingham Initiative #4
NO on People First Bellingham Initiative #4

  Dear Community Members, We all want a thriving community. We know that to build a healthy future for our community and economy we need to work hard and take care of each other, and it is not always easy. We are facing some huge challenges and the People First Bellingham Initiatives 1-4 are trying […]

Energize Whatcom
Energize Whatcom

Contact: Emily Larson Kubiak, Energy Efficiency & Renewables Program Manager Phone: (360) 647-7093 x113 E-mail: Emily@sustainableconnections.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Energize Whatcom Campaign BELLINGHAM, WA, June 15, 2021 | The Port of Bellingham has partnered with Sustainable Connections and the Community Energy Challenge to launch Energize Whatcom. This campaign aims to bring together numerous resources available […]

PSE Awards Sustainable Connections Solar Grant
PSE Awards Sustainable Connections Solar Grant

MEDIA RELEASE PSE awards more than $1 million in solar installation grants All 15 recipients offer support services to low-income and BIPOC community members within PSE’s service area   BELLEVUE, Wash. (Feb. 25, 2021) – As an ongoing effort to provide assistance to our communities, an effort that is heightened by the ongoing impacts of […]

Find Sweet Treats with the Sweet Sixteen
Find Sweet Treats with the Sweet Sixteen

Contact: Amy Vergillo, Communications Director Phone: 360-647-7093 x105 E-mail: Amy@sustainableconnections.org More Info: www.thinklocalfirst.org www.sustainableconnections.org/sasquatchs-sweet-sixteen/ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BELLINGHAM, WA, February 1, 2021 – Sustainable Connections is proud to announce The Sweet Sixteen, a specially curated list of sixteen sweet treats from locally- owned Whatcom County businesses.   From tried-and-true favorite desserts like tiramisu from D’Anna’s […]

New Eat Local First WA Directory to find local farms
New Eat Local First WA Directory to find local farms

Contact: Sara Southerland, Food & Farming Director Phone: (360) 647-7093 x 114 Email: saras@sustainableconnections.org WASHINGTON STATE, July 29, 2020 A new Eat Local First Washington Directory helps to connect Washington State residents with local farms and farmers markets in one place.   The Eat Local First WA Directory is a project of the Eat Local […]

Tip the Scales for Hunger Relief
Tip the Scales for Hunger Relief

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mark Peterson, Sustainable Business Manager, Sustainable Connections Mark@SustainableConnections.org 360-647-7093 x116   (Bellingham, WA) July 22, 2020 –Thanks to WSDA Food Assistance Program support channeled through Bellingham Food Bank, Farmers Market vendors and the Bellingham Farmers Market itself will see up to $35,000 in new income for their contributions to local hunger […]

Building on Birchwood International Market Momentum!
Building on Birchwood International Market Momentum!

Press Release Contact: Diana Meeks, Media & Communications Specialist Phone: (360) 647-7093 x110 E-mail: diana@sustainableconnections.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Building on Birchwood International Market Momentum!   BELLINGHAM, WA, July 5, 2018 | Sustainable Connections is calling the first-ever Birchwood International Market, held on June 29th, a great success and is now in the process of planning […]

Greenest Blue Van Sparks Changes at Sustainable Connections
Greenest Blue Van Sparks Changes at Sustainable Connections

Contact: Amy Vergillo, Communication Manager Phone: (360) 647-7093 x105 E-mail: amy@sustainableconnections.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Greenest Blue Van Sparks Changes at Sustainable Connections BELLINGHAM, WA, May 24, 2018 | Sustainable Connections announces the departure of longtime Energy Program Manager, Jeff Aslan, and the promotion of Rose Lathrop to Program Director. Jeff, who has been with […]