Bellevue LifeSpring’s 20th annual Step Up to the Plate Benefit Luncheon raised more than $400,000 to benefit Bellevue kids. The luncheon also included the presentation of the Wings Award to the Windermere Foundation. This award honors the foundation's dedicated support through employee engagement, volunteerism and grants to the Breaktime-Mealtime program to provide food to children at risk … Continued
Imagine Housing’s annual Imagine Gala & Auction brings together more than 450 community members for an evening of dining, fun company and competitive giving at Bellevue’s Meydenbauer Center. Bidding on live and silent auction items was fierce, and attendees raised more than $500,000 for affordable housing. The 27th Imagine Gala will be April 18, 2020.
Voted one of USA Today’s 10 Best Wine Festivals, Taste Washington featured more than 235 wineries and 65 of the state’s most incredible restaurants. A record-breaking 8,400 people sampled food from some of Seattle’s hottest chefs and sipped some of the state’s most incredible wines March 28–31. Photo credit – Taste Washington | Sarah Flotard
Fortress Development unveiled its new sales center and full-sized model unit for the 98 “Estate Homes” at Avenue Bellevue, a two-tower luxury condo (a total of 332 residences), hotel and retail plaza coming to downtown Bellevue. Local developer Andy Lakha introduced his team behind the project, which includes an InterContinental Hotel and restaurant by Michelin … Continued
Vital Voices Northwest celebrated International Women’s Day in Seattle, featuring inspiring speakers Lina Khalifeh, founder of SheFighter; and Valerie Biden Owens, vice chair of the Biden Foundation. In 1997 Vital Voices was created to make space for women to be heard. VitalVoices.org
Matthews Winery hosted The Black Ball, an amazing “black tie and gown” affair that proved to be quite the splash. Produced by Own the Night Productions, Inc. and held at Thomas Family Farm, the gala included a true Hollywood red carpet experience, live music, wine, food and more. Look for the wildly popular White Party coming this … Continued
Five hundred local leaders recently gathered to celebrate downtown at the Bellevue Downtown Association’s 45th Annual Celebration. The guests networked and heard keynote presentations. John Su and the Su Development team were awarded a BDA Place Making Award, and former executive director and CEO of the Meydenbauer Center Stacy Graven was awarded this year’s John Boespflug City Builder Award.
Industrious Bellevue celebrated their official arrival in Bellevue on Thursday, January 17th with a lavish launch party in their main lounge on the 11th floor of the City Center Bellevue. In attendance were local Bellevue business owners, members of the premium coworking space, Bellevue locals and even the mayor, John Chelminiak. Catered by Perfect Pear … Continued
Bumble Bizz N.O.N. (No Office Needed) Holiday party was held at the Riveter, sponsored by Patron Tequila, with local entrepreneurs and brands. Young and fresh entrepreneurs shared ideas, mingled and met. Guests sipped on special cocktails crafted especially for Bumble Bizz. Bumbspecially is a platform for connecting and creating a community, especially for women who always … Continued
Cisco Brothers celebrated its grand opening in style—and with amazing food! Guests and attendees were served paella made by Cisco as well as indulged in refreshments. Stop into Cisco Brothers now at its newest Bellevue location!