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JEFFREY B. POPKIN NAMED CEO OF SIDNEY FRANK IMPORTING COMPANY: BRINGS PROVEN EXPERIENCE GROWING WORLD-CLASS BEVERAGE BRANDS

(New Rochelle, NY) – Nov. 30, 2015 – The Board of Directors of Sidney Frank Importing Company, Inc. (SFIC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Mast-Jägermeister, announced today that Jeffrey B. Popkin has been named the company’s CEO. Popkin brings significant experience helping grow some of the most renowned beverage and alcohol brands in the U.S.  He has done… Continue Reading

Lummi Opposes Congressional Efforts to Influence Gateway Pacific Terminal Project

Tribe urges members of Senate Indian Affairs Committee to honor treaty rights BELLINGHAM, WA–Today, Lummi Nation Chairman Tim Ballew II, sent a letter to U.S. Senator Steve Daines (R-Montana) responding to the Senator’s efforts to influence the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in favor of the Gateway Pacific Terminal. The proposed project would result in… Continue Reading

NEW LGBT SOCIAL PLATFORM ‘MOOVZ’ LAUNCHES GLOBALLY

Los Angeles, CA, August 3, 2015  – MOOVZ, a global LGBT social platform (the first real social network for the LGBT community) created by Interacting Technology, announced today the official launch of their new global campaign. MOOVZ is a forward-thinking, cool and unique social platform aimed to change the way gay men and women, transgender… Continue Reading

Griffis Residential enters Seattle metro market with purchase of Brookside Village Apartments

Griffis Residential Buys 177 Unit Auburn Apartment Complex Denver, CO – July 22, 2015 – Griffis Residential, a Denver-based multifamily investment and management firm, announced today that it has acquired Brookside Village Apartments located south of Seattle in Auburn, Washington. The 177-unit Class-A multifamily community is the firm’s first acquisition in the Seattle metro area, following… Continue Reading

Wine & Dine at the Groupon Bite of Seattle

Local wineries are on display at this year’s Groupon Bite of Seattle, July 17-19 at Seattle Center. Located in the Alki Courtyard just north of KeyArena and adjacent to The Alley hosted by Jason Wilson and benefitting Food Lifeline, the Bite’s Wine Tasting features wines from eight wineries, all of which are based in Washington.… Continue Reading

BULLEIT BOURBON CANADIAN NATIONAL BBQ CHAMPIONSHIPS BRINGS THE HEAT TO WHISTLER BLACKCOMB

The Bulleit Bourbon BBQ Competition Returns To Dusty’s Bar & BBQ July 31 – August 2 WHISTLER, BC July 16, 2015 – The Bulleit Bourbon Canadian National BBQ Championships is quite the mouthful of a name, but a tasty one to be sure. The sauciest competition on the Pacific Northwest BBQ circuit is returning to… Continue Reading

OURCROWD OPENS CANADIAN OFFICE; TARGETS 1ST INVESTMENT IN CANADIAN COMPANY INFLUITIVE

OurCrowd Makes ‘Landmark Entrance’ into Canadian Tech Scene; Prominent Canadian Venture Capital Executive David Shore to Head Canadian Office Jerusalem, Israel / Toronto, Canada. July 14, 2015 – OurCrowd an equity crowdfunding platform, has announced the launch of its Canadian operations targeting a $1M investment in Canada-based advocate marketing leader Influitive. OurCrowd’s new Canada office… Continue Reading

Amazon Prime Day Final Countdown – Amazon Gives Sneak Peek of Exclusive Deals for Prime Members

Starting at midnight PT on July 15, Prime members can shop thousands of deals and find new deals as often as every ten minutes Prime Now will also offer deals in the six cities where the service is offered Amazing deals include 32-inch TV for $75 and 40-inch TV for $115 SEATTLE– Jul. 14, 2015 – Beginning Wednesday, July 15, just after midnight… Continue Reading

Beat the Heat: Summer Safety Tips

AlertID Provides Tips to Protect Your Family and Pets from Heat Exhaustion Las Vegas, NV (July 14, 2015) – Heat and humidity can be silent killers for those who don’t take the necessary precautions to protect themselves and their loved ones. Serious health concerns caused by extreme temperatures are heat exhaustion, heat stroke or even… Continue Reading

Washington State Medical Cannabis Patients To Rally July 24

By Kirk Ludden In 1978, Washington state lawmakers passed legislation known as the “Controlled Substances Therapeutic Research Act” establishing a THC/cannabis research program within the Washington State Board of Pharmacy. In 1998, voters overwhelmingly approved medical cannabis allowing for compassionate care creating RCW 69.51A. On April 29, 2011, poor judgment and lack of leadership on… Continue Reading