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"Giant stamp due at BoeingThe many South Whidbey residents employed at the Boeing 747 plant in Everett will see a giant stamp inside the factory on Monday, Nov. 15.The U.S. Postal Service will unveil a stamp celebrating the introduction of the jumbo jet as one of the most important events in the 1970s. It’s part of the “Celebrate the Century” stamp series.A 4,900 square foot version of the stamp -- the world’s largest stamp image -- will be placed on one of the massive doors of the world’s largest building, where the world’s largest commercial plane is built. Among those on hand for the ceremony will be the aptly named Mel Stamper, the first general manager of the 747 program.Martin earns company honorJean Martin, a sales associate at Coldwell Banker Tara Bayview, has earned the company’s Coldwell Banker Previews Property Specialist designation.Martin successfully completed a course covering such topics as market analysis for luxury homes, developing and implementing market plans, product knowledge, and making use of the Previews program to find the right buyer for an exceptional property.Martin, a Bayview area resident, has been affiliated with Coldwell Banker for 13 years. She is an award winning sales associate who has earned many honors, including the Multi-Million Dollar Sales Club.SVC offers child care worker classIn response to new state standards on training for child care workers, the Whidbey Campus of Skagit Valley College will hold basic training workshops in December.This new law requires all lead teachers and individuals managing or supervising a child care center, school age child facility, or in-home child care program to have 20 hours of basic training, or its equivalent, by Jan. 1.Those successfully completing the SVC workshop in Oak Harbor will receive two college credits and will meet the state training requirements. State-sponsored scholarships are available for those who qualify.For information or to register call 360-675-6656 . For scholarship information call 800-727-3107, ext. 16."

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