Oktoberfest patrons support volunteers

WHATCOM COUNTY, WASH. (Oct. 2018) — The Opportunity Council’s annual Oktoberfest featured seasonal brews from breweries and cider houses and raised over $8,000 for the agency’s Whatcom County Volunteer Center.

This years’ festival, held Saturday, October 6, at Bellingham Technical College, Settlemyer Hall, featured over 20 seasonal brews from local and regional breweries plus Oktoberfest-themed food, music and entertainment.

The event proceeds  support the Volunteer Center of Whatcom County’s mission: To mobilize volunteers to meet community needs, build the capacity of organizations to effectively engage volunteers, and inspire support for community service.

Business sponsors who help make this event successful include HomeStreet Bank, Heritage Bank, Phillips 66 Ferndale Refinery, North Coast Credit Union, CPR Cell Phone Repair, Bank of the Pacific, Larson Gross PLLC., US Bank, SaviBank, 2Roofs Real Estate, 92.9 KISM, Lithtex NW, Fred Meyer-Lakeway, Signs by Tomorrow.