SPOKANE — Northwest Farm Credit Services has awarded Lynden Christian Middle School a $2,000 Northwest FCS Rural Community Grant toward building a greenhouse.

BELLINGHAM — The Whatcom Literacy Council will host the annual Literacy Breakfast with Nancy Pearl Thursday, Nov. 7 from 7-9 a.m. at Bellingham Technical College’s Settlemyer Hall. A $15 registration will be required to reserve a seat. Early registration is advised.

BELLINGHAM — Former Whatcom Community College trustee Tim Douglas has received the Trustee Leadership Award from the Washington State Association of College Trustees. He was honored at the association’s spring meeting in Walla Walla last month.

WHATCOM ­— The Lynden/Ferndale Masonic Lodge on May 16 was able to recognize Lynette Ondeck of the Nooksack Valley School District as the first 2019 Educator of the Year to be honored in local districts.

OLYMPIA — Three youths from Whatcom County spent a week working as a page for the Washington State Senate at the Capitol in Olympia. All were sponsored by 42nd District state Sen. Doug Ericksen, R-Ferndale.

WHATCOM — Students and community members hunting for jobs can attend two career and internship fairs this spring at Bellingham Technical College, starting with an Engineering, Industrial & Manufacturing Career Fair on Wednesday, April 17, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in BTC’s Settlemyer Hall. 

LYNDEN ­— “The Realities of Advance Medical Interventions” is the topic of Dr. William E. Lombard, longtime Whatcom County nephrologist and medical director of DaVita Mt. Baker Kidney Center, speaking at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 10, at Sonlight Community Church, 8800 Bender Rd.

WHATCOM — The county Farm Bureau will offer $2,000 in scholarships to qualified Whatcom County students this year. At least $750 will be awarded to each winner. 

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