Dick’s Drive-In to celebrate 66 years with 19-cent burgers in Edmonds Jan. 30

To celebrate its 66th anniversary, Dick’s Drive-In Restaurants is rolling back the price on burgers to the original 19-cent price, with the special price available at the Highway 99 and 220th Street Southwest location this Thursday, Jan. 30. The restaurant notes that because last year’s 19-cent day “brought almost too many customers out to celebrate,” this…

Jan. 15 Lynnwood Chamber of Commerce meeting canceled

The Jan. 15 Lynnwood Chamber of Commerce meeting featuring Brett Smith, CEO of Propeller Airports, has been cancelled due to weather. Registered attendees for the January luncheon will see a credit to their method of payment. The next Lynnwood Chamber luncheon is set for Feb. 19.  

Propeller Airports CEO Brett Smith to speak at Jan. 15 Lynnwood Chamber meeting

Brett Smith, CEO of Propeller Airports, is the guest speaker at the Lynnwood Chamber of Commerce lunch meeting scheduled for 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15 at the Lynnwood Convention Center. Hear the story behind the new Paine Field/Snohomish County Airport. Lynnwood Convention Center is located at 3711 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood. Cost is $25 for…

Pacific Crest Savings Bank makes business journal’s Book of Lists

Lynnwood’s Pacific Crest Savings Bank has been ranked at No. 6 in a listing of the state’s best workplaces among small companies by the Puget Sound Business Journal (PSBJ). The publication sent its 2020 Book of Lists to subscribers last week. The listing was created from composite scores of an employee survey commissioned by the…

Know an outstanding entrepreneur? State nominees sought for National Small Business Week awards

The U.S. Small Business Administration Seattle District Office is now accepting nominations for its 2020 National Small Business Week Awards, including the Washington Small Business Person of the Year. For more than 50 years, National Small Business Week has celebrated the achievements of America’s small businesses and the contributions they make to their local communities,…

Scott Dickinson appointed new principal managing broker for Coldwell Banker Bain South Snohomish offices

Coldwell Banker Bain announced Wednesday that Scott Dickinson has been named principal managing broker of its South Snohomish Lynnwood/Edmonds offices. For the past five years, Dicknson has served as a broker in Coldwell Banker Bain’s Capitol Hill office. A certified luxury specialist, Dickinson “lends his experience and knowledge to his colleagues by instructing courses organization-wide,”…

Reminder: Lynnwood Chamber Holiday Extravaganza luncheon Dec. 18

Join the Lynnwood Chamber for its 2019 Holiday Extravaganza lunch Wednesday, Dec. 18 at the Lynnwood Convention Center, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. All are asked to bring a treat-filled mug and consider a donation of crayons, felt pens or paint supplies for the Boys and Girls Club of Snohomish County. You can register here. The Lynnwood…

Local Allstate agency leads donation drive for Mary’s Place homeless shelters

In celebration of Giving Tuesday on Dec. 3, the Allstate Foundation partnered with Mary’s Place and local Allstate Insurance agencies to hold a donation drive to collect winter clothes for families in need. Among those participating was the Michelle Tullius Allstate agency in the Martha Lake neighborhood, which led the drive with more than 250 collected pieces….

Near-death experience inspires Lynnwood mom to follow new career path

Three years ago, Emilie Given and her unborn son almost died in childbirth. They both recovered but the brush with death was an epiphany for the 29-year-old Lynnwood entrepreneur and mother of two: “It was my moment when I realized how precious time with my family is. I had the perfect job at Amazon headquarters,…

Northgate Mall customers finding their way to Alderwood

When the announcement came that Northgate Mall was transitioning into a mixed-use development — including residential units, office space and a National Hockey League practice facility — some wondered about the impact on Lynnwood-based Alderwood Mall, about 10 miles north on Interstate 5. The answer? “We’re seeing a lot of that business come our direction,…

Sola Salon Studios opening in Lynnwood, seeking salon professionals

We are pleased to welcome as a new advertiser Sola Salon Studios (Sola), which is opening a new studio space in Lynnwood, in the Alderwood Plaza Shopping Center. Since its inception in 2004, Sola has grown to more than 500 locations nationwide. Today, more than 14,000 salon professionals operate successful businesses inside Sola Salons. The…

Propeller Airports CEO to speak at Lynnwood Chamber lunch Nov. 13

Brett Smith. CEO, of Propeller Airports is the guest speaker at the Wednesday, Nov. 13 meeting of the Lynnwood Chamber of Commerce. Smith will tell the story behind the new Paine Field/Snohomish County Airport. The luncheon will run from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Lynnwood Convention Center, 3711 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood. Cost is $25…

Sponsor spotlight: A smarter college housing option

Does your child, grandchild, or someone else you know need a place to live while attending college? Instead of renting a dorm or apartment, buying a condo or small house might make more sense. This can save money and provide tax breaks, but you need to do the math and be aware of the risks….

From safety to permitting, city council hears concerns of local business owners

Looking to build lasting relationships between the city and local businesses, the Lynnwood City Council invited business owners to attend a round table discussion last week to get feedback on how the city can help support the business community. Eight local business owners attended the discussion, where they received a list of questions to choose…

Sponsor spotlight: The marriage penalty is alive and well

Despite what you may think, the marriage penalty is still alive and well. Whether you’re changing your filing status in 2019 because of marriage, divorce or another event (or it’s staying the same), you should review this information and plan accordingly. What is the marriage penalty? The marriage penalty occurs when the dollar ranges for…

Reminder: Lynnwood Chamber to welcome motivational speaker Brad Worthley Oct. 17

Business consultant and motivational speaker Brad Worthley will be speaking about “Conversational Charisma: Mastering Communication & Relationships” at the Lynnwood Chamber of Commerce Thursday, Oct. 17 lunch meeting. With over 45 years of management experience, Worthley is an internationally acclaimed leadership, customer service and motivational expert who has trained hundreds of thousands of people throughout the…

Welcome back, advertiser SnoKing Carpet Cleaning

Welcome back SnoKing Carpet Cleaning Services. Mention that you’ve seen their ad on My Edmonds News, Lynnwood Today or MLTnews and receive 25% off your service. The company is a family-owned and -operated business, formed in 2009. Owner Kyle Wood went to elementary school in Lynnwood and graduated from Meadowdale High School. See before and…

Little Gym owner recognized for community contributions

Local entrepreneur and The Little Gym of Alderwood owner Linda Hicks was inducted into the The Little Gym Hall of Fame last month as recognition for more than two decades of work. She was one of three franchise owners to be inducted during the company’s 2019 conference. The Little Gym International recently hosted its annual…

Welcome to our new advertiser: personal trainer Darian Coleman of D2I Fitness

Welcome to our new advertiser, Certified Personal Trainer Darian Coleman of D2I Fitness. We’ll let her tell you a bit about what she does best. Her motto is “Dare 2 Inspire Fitness.” Hello, I’m Dare, your local Certified Personal Trainer and owner of D2I Fitness, LLC. I specialize in strength and conditioning, fat loss and…

Sponsor spotlight: Municipal bonds — an investment with tax breaks

Everybody likes getting something for free, and taxes are no different. Investing in securities like municipal bonds (munis) or municipal bond funds generates tax-free interest income. Here is what you need to know. Advantages of municipal bonds You pay zero federal tax on municipal bond investment income. This makes municipal bonds more attractive than many…

Innovation and Design Thinking for Entrepreneurs class at Lynnwood Library Oct. 3

An Innovation and Design Thinking for Entrepreneurs is class is scheduled at the Lynnwood Library from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3. The class, presented by Lara Merriam-Smith of the Northwest Innovation Resource Center, introduces the basics of innovation and how design thinking processes can help your business build revenue. Registration required. The Lynnwood Library is located…

Welcome to new advertiser Seaweed CBD

We are happy to announce our new advertiser, Seaweed CBD. Recently they celebrated a Grand Opening you can find them on Hwy 99 in Edmonds next to McDonalds.  They are a family owned independent store dedicated to sourcing the highest quality CBD products. Seaweed CBD carries many excellent brands of tinctures, edibles, lotions, potions, waters…

Sponsor spotlight: Leveraging gift rules to your advantage

As you or family members approach retirement years, it is important to have a basic understanding of the IRS gift giving rules. With this understanding, there are opportunities to leverage this tax law without creating a tax problem. The rules You may give up to $15,000 to any individual (donee) in 2019 and avoid any…