BELLINGHAM, WASH. (December 4, 2019) – Opportunity Council is proud to announce the following staff and programs recently received recognition for their work. Shawn Collins, Director of OC’s The Energy Project receives 4 Under Forty Award: This award from Northwest Energy Coalition recognizes clean energy leaders under the age of 40 who model the passion and [...]
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WHATCOM COUNTY, WASH. (Nov. 2019) — Community Health Plan of Washington, Unity Care NW and Opportunity Council partner to address North Sound housing needs. A $12,000 grant will support ongoing efforts to improve the health of communities across Washington. Community Health Plan of Washington media release, November 2019 SEATTLE – November, 2019 – People suffering from housing [...]
BELLINGHAM, WASH. (November 15, 2019) – Opportunity Council is continuing to schedule energy assistance appointments. After all appointments for this round have been filled, the next scheduling date will be in January. To make an appointment, call (360) 255-2192 or (888) 586-7293, Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Appointments can also be scheduled online, www.oppco.org. Please [...]
WHATCOM COUNTY, WASH. (Oct. 2019) — Opportunity Council and community volunteers will support two cold-weather shelter programs in Whatcom County this year. See more information in City of Bellingham press release. City of Bellingham media release, November 1, 2019 Whatcom County, City of Bellingham coordinating winter emergency homeless shelters Shelters will operate at various locations [...]
BELLINGHAM, Wash., — The Opportunity Council’s board of directors will hold their next meeting Thursday, December 5, 4:00 p.m. in Bellingham. For more information, contact Erin Ritchie, 360-734-5121, ext. 331. Accessibility: Board business meetings are open to the public. People in need of accommodations for special needs may contact our Human Resources department 24 hours [...]
WHATCOM COUNTY, WASH. (Oct. 2019) — The Opportunity Council’s annual Oktoberfest featured seasonal brews from breweries and cider houses and raised over $9,000 for the agency's Whatcom County Volunteer Center. This years' festival was held Friday, Sept. 27, at the Depot Market downtown Bellingham. In addition to seasonal brews, cider, and wine, the event provided Oktoberfest-themed [...]