A quick look at what’s going on with North Kitsap businesses.
Mallory Jackson believes in keeping the customer satisfied, and she’s convinced it’s this commitment that’s helped to keep her in business while others in downtown Port Orchard have folded their tent and moved to some other town in order to succeed.
As owner of Custom Picture Framing on Bay Street, Jackson, 47, has spent the past 13 years providing her customers a way to preserve their memories in a unique way.
Gandhi’s, located on Mickelberry Road in Silverdale, will host the first of many special nights dedicated to the military Friday, July 4. The Indian restaurant will donate 50 percent of all sales that day to purchase and ship care packages to troops serving overseas in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Frosty’s Sandwiches has sat at 701 Pacific Avenue for more than 28 years.
Now, owner Chung Madsen said it’s time to close up shop.
Frosty’s Sandwiches in Bremerton will close at the end of the month.
“I’m telling all of my customers I’m closing and they don’t know what to do,” Madsen said.
Kitsap Credit Union recently named Jeff Wells as its new E-Business Manager. His position will ensure the efficient operation of internal and external Web sites while improving and innovating new services for its members.
Joan Qvigstad is an assistant program director for Herocare, a nation-wide, non-profit dedicated to providing community heroes with free financial advice and discounted services, offered as a “thank you” for serving.
Herocare, founded in 2006 by Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director Lane Houk in Florida, assists military service members, educators, health care workers, government employees and first response such as police, firefighters, paramedics and EMS personnel.
Prevailing economic conditions have presented small businesses with a significant challenge with regard to acquiring and maintaining a capable staff, according to an address to the Port Orchard Chamber of Commerce last week.
To best explain her work as a home stager, Heather Cole evokes a scene from the movie “Titanic.” A fancy stateroom is shown after the devastation of water and age, when it suddenly transforms into its former glory.
“I can walk into a room and see what can be done,” she said. “I can then pull resources from different areas, and will put the money where it will do the most good.”
With Central Kitsap Commissioner Josh Brown bringing the giant scissors, Dr. Meg Simans and her husband, Ron, were ready to officially open their new business.
Meg and Ron hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday, May 30 at the Chiropractic Lifestyle Center on Riddell Road in East Bremerton.
Meg has been a local chiropractor for 16 years and always dreamed of opening a natural healthcare facility such as the Chiropractic Lifestyle Center.
Even though leatherback sea turtles outlasted dinosaurs, they now struggle to survive us.
In 2004, at the 24th annual Symposium on Sea Turtle Conservation and Biology, scientists predicted these turtles would be extinct in 10 years — six years from now.
Greg Enright, a retired Pearson Elementary and Poulsbo Middle School teacher, and his Internet tourism company EcoTeach is trying to change that.