Beaux Arts Gala

Support Snohomish County’s premier ballet company, Olympic Ballet Theatre, at an elegant Gatsby-themed Gala, with great food, drinks, silent and live auctions, and a preview of the new season. Funds raised during this event go towards OBT performances. RSVP required, RSVP by calling 425-774-7570 or by emailing dance@olympicballet.com 1920’s theme dress or black tie optional.

Lynnwood Convention Center gets a clean audit

Things are looking up at the Lynnwood Convention Center. The State Auditor has given it a clean audit for 2010 — the seventh in a row. The audit looked at several areas, including the Public Facility District’s financial condition, its compliance with the Open Public Meetings Act, and the safeguarding of public assets. “The audit…

Lynnwood Convention Center has a record year

Despite the poor economy, 2010 was a record year for the Lynnwood Convention Center. It grossed more than $2 million, 10 percent more than 2009 and 23 percent more since 2006. Facility users also gave management company SMG their highest customer satisfaction ratings in the center’s history. “As the economy headed south in 2008, we…

Brides-to-be will converge on Lynnwood this weekend

Hundreds of brides-to-be will flock to Lynnwood this weekend. The annual Wedding Expo is being held at the Lynnwood Convention Center Saturday and Sunday. It’s expected to bring more than 700 brides. Brides will have the opportunity to visit with a variety of wedding professionals — everything from wedding venues to photographers and travel agencies….

Management company keeps Lynnwood Convention Center contract

The Lynnwood Public Facilities District has extended the management contract of the Lynnwood Convention Center to SMG. The new agreement will last for the next five years. “We are pleased to be a part of the overall success of Lynnwood’s hospitality industry. The Convention Center has proven to be a real winner for the community,…

Lynnwood celebrates its 50th birthday

Lynnwood residents and city officials ended a yearlong 50th birthday celebration with a party last night at Lynnwood Convention Center. Mayor Don Gough spoke about Lynnwood’s vision of being a model for the region. Last year the City Council passed an ordinance that read, “the city of Lynnwood will be a regional model for a…