Business

‘Tears and Cheers’ in Langley

Personnel changes are happening at the Langley Main Street Association that will affect The South Whidbey Record.

  • May 19, 2013

Freeland garage sale needs items

Join the Greater Freeland Chamber of Commerce, Westside Whidbey Rotary, South Whidbey Rotary and the Readiness to Learn Foundation for a giant garage sale on the front lawn of China City from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 25.

  • May 17, 2013

Volunteer sought for Ken’s Korner visitor kiosk

Volunteers staff the visitor kiosk at Ken’s Corner Fridays through Sundays from May through September. Volunteers receive training and have fun participating in the educational trips throughout the island.

  • May 17, 2013

Freeland Chamber preps for golf tourney

Useless Bay Golf and Country Club on Aug. 25 will host the Greater Freeland Chamber of Commerce’s Northwest/Southwest Golf, Dinner and Auction Event with great giveaways and prizes. Good times are guaranteed. Call the chamber to sign up at 360-331-1980 or email freeland@whidbey.com.

  • May 17, 2013

Whidbey Telecom phone book art entries sought

Whidbey Telecom has announced their 2013 directory cover contest for local artists and photographers.

  • May 10, 2013

Private liquor sales stall on Whidbey Island

Nearly a year after a voter approved ballot initiative allowed liquor to be sold in large retail stores, some former state-owned and contract liquor stores on Whidbey are struggling.

Langley merchant reports on distant travels

Fred Lundahl, one of the proprietors of Music for the Eyes, Langley’s rug, textile and jewelry shop at 314 First St., will give a presentation on his recent trip to Uzbekistan and Tajikistan on Saturday, May 11 at 6 p.m. at his shop.

  • May 10, 2013

Goosefoot leader Torget to leave

A leadership transition will take place at Goosefoot beginning Sept. 1. At that time, Executive Director Debbie Torget will be leaving to become the president of Mukilteo Coffee Roasters.

  • May 10, 2013

‘Wet Whisker’ boosts history

Island County Historical Museum is selling official “The Wet Whisker” coffee mugs along with a special “Front Street Roast” coffee.

  • May 8, 2013

Whidbey Island Biz Expo changes names, location

An annual event showcasing the businesses operating on Whidbey Island is changing its name and expanding its focus.

Spend Mother’s Day in Greenbank’s gardens of Meerkerk

Treat mom to Mother’s Day Concert on the Lawn, noon to 4 p.m., May 12, a relaxing and inspiring afternoon at Meerkerk Gardens. By popular demand for the 20th consecutive year, Harper Tasche performs on folk harp and other antique instruments, weaving songs and tales throughout the afternoon. Bring a quilt and enjoy the concert surrounded by blooming rhododendrons. Stroll through the gardens off Resort Road in Greenbank and breathe in the fragrance and beauty. Ticket for this event: Adults $10. Children under 16 admitted free when accompanied by an adult.

  • May 7, 2013

Two days to tour wineries | BIZ BEAT

The Savor Spring Wine & Food Tour on Whidbey is May 11 and 12. The tour includes visits to five of the winery tasting rooms from Greenbank to Clinton.

  • Apr 30, 2013

How to finance business on Whidbey | BIZ BEAT

Smart financial decisions can make or break a business. With that in mind, the Island County Economic Development Council, in conjunction with the Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce, will present a free seminar on financing a business.

  • Apr 30, 2013

Clinton examines partnership | BIZ BEAT

“Thriving Communities. Thriving Businesses. A Dynamic Partnership.” The Clinton Chamber of Commerce and Clinton Progressive Association are co-sponsoring this community event from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 2 at the Clinton Community Hall.

  • Apr 30, 2013

Bayview Corner gets wi-fi hotspot | BIZ BEAT

Whidbey Telecom is adding a new wi-fi hotspot at Bayview Corner.

  • Apr 23, 2013

Revamped Bayview School opens grandly Saturday

The Whidbey Island Community Arts and Education Center invites the community to its open house Saturday, April 27.

  • Apr 23, 2013

Rhododendrons to adorn Washington license plates, boost Meerkerk Gardens

The claim is that it’s the most beautiful Washington State license plate.

  • Apr 23, 2013

Sebo’s hires fishing guru ahead of humpy season

Sebo’s hired Bob Crouch, one of South Whidbey’s top fishing gurus, now working at Sebo’s Hardware in Bayview.

  • Apr 21, 2013

Freeland Chamber meets over lunch

Freeland’s Chamber of Commerce will meet and eat lunch April 19.

  • Apr 9, 2013

Greenbank Farm grows first-class volunteers

RECORD STAFF For more than a century, Greenbank Farm has provided a sense of open space with phenomenal views of both Admiralty Inlet and Holmes Harbor. But what would it be like today if not for the passion and vision of local volunteers?

  • Apr 9, 2013