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5 Things: October 6, 2020

Sound Bites

1. Sound Bites Home Delivery

With the impending challenges of COVID-19, Cedar Grove and Sound Sustainable Farms saw a way to continue to support local restaurants by creating a contactless delivery program to ensure PNW residents can still support their favorite restaurants and relish in their delicious dishes.

Sound Bites was launched to deliver frozen options to consumers that include specific instructions from each partner restaurant on how best to thaw, season, and cook their signature dishes. Meals are available from restaurants such as Duke's Seafood, Wild Ginger, El Gaucho, Macrina Bakery, and more.

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YEA

2. For Young Innovators

Last Day to Apply: October 7
Virtual Classes October 19th - November 14th

This year we are happy to offer the all-virtual Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!). The class will be an accelerated program that will take place for four weeks beginning October 19th. The YEA! program teaches middle and high school students how to start and run their own real businesses and social movements. Students are guided through each step of starting an enterprise, from brainstorming the idea to pitching their business plan to investors. 

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GIX

3. GIX's New Data Science for Managers Course

October 26 - November 6, 2020 | 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

In GIX’s new online course, managers and directors gain a deeper understanding of data science in order to evaluate data models, leverage the technical talent of their teams, and make more informed strategic decisions. This intensive course consists of ten half-day sessions that balance theory and practice with visualizations, demonstrations, case studies, and projects. Managers and directors in engineering, technical product and program management, R&D, sales, marketing and HR roles will gain the tools necessary for a better, more thorough understanding of the data within their teams and organizations. 

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Environmental

4. City of Bellevue's Environmental Stewardship

After input from hundreds of stakeholders including Bellevue residents, businesses, city staff and councilmembers, local sustainability leaders and organizations in the community over the past year, a final draft Environmental Stewardship Plan update is now posted to the city’s website for public comment. The materials include a survey to collect public feedback and input before City Council adoption of the plan later this year.

Residents can view the full draft plan and take a survey to provide further input at EngagingBellevue.com. The survey will be open until October 16.

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Farmers Market

5. Final Thursday for Bellevue Farmers Market

Thursday, October 8 | 3:00 - 7:00 pm

The Bellevue Farmers Market supports small local farms by providing a marketplace for farm products to be sold directly to consumers. Each market day is composed of its own unique mix of vendors offering seasonal fruits & vegetables, cut flowers, fresh meats, one-of-a-kind artisan goods, and tasty cuisine. All BFM vendors grow and make the products they sell within the state of Washington.

Guests can walk-through the market (following Covid-19 safety guidelines) or pre-order a box to pick up curbside.

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