A crowdfunding workshop is being offered by the San Juan County Economic Development Council. Crowdfunding is a way for entrepreneurs to use online communities like Kickstarter to ask for monetary pledges from individuals.
The Women Business Owners, one of Puget Sound’s leading organization for women entrepreneurs, has named Eastsound business owner Jill Blankenship as one of five finalists for the 2014 Nellie Cashman Woman Business Owner of the Year Awards Competition (‘The Nellie’).
They have updated and refinished the previous Allium and former Christina’s restaurant above their other restaurant, the Madrona Bar and Grill. The space on Main Street has been transformed into a modern and elegant dining experience.
With decades-long ties to Orcas, now that Gavin Glenn is here he is not going anywhere.
“I am here to stay!” he said at the grand opening of The Aviator, a new event facility at his family’s hangar in Eastsound.
“I am here to stay!” he said at the grand opening of The Aviator, a new event facility at his family’s Hangar in Eastsound.The Orcas Island Chamber of Commerce combined its monthly mixer with Glenn’s opening on Aug. 26.
Fiona and Edward Stone are old fashioned renovators at heart.
The couple restored their 1912 craftsman home on Orcas, they refurbish vintage travel trailers for rent on the island and now the two have overhauled the concession stand and boat rental at Moran State Park next to Cascade Lake.