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Lombardi’s Italian Restaurants are hosting two events in April to benefit the Everett Community College Foundation. Lombardi’s at the Everett Marina is hosting “Wine vs. Beer,” at 6:30 p.m. April 3, a four-course dinner paired with Ruffino wines and Merchant du Vin European craft beers. Beverages will compete for top honors, with guests deciding which paired better with each course. Seating is limited. Tickets are $75 each or $140 for two. All proceeds benefit the Foundation. For tickets, call 425-388-9434. Lombardi’s at south Mill Creek and the Everett Marina are also hosting “Dine Out for Education,” nights April 3-5 with 5 percent of proceeds from every lunch and dinner going to the EvCC Foundation. Also, $1 from each purchase of Ruffino wine and 50 cents from each purchase of Merchant du Vin beer will be donated to the Foundation.
See work by photographer and digital collage artist Paul Berger at Everett Community College’s Russell Day Gallery March 31 to April 25. The “Photographic Arenas” exhibit will feature a sampling of the retired University of Washington professor’s photographic and digital collage work over the past 38 years. Meet the artist at a reception at 12:30 p.m. April 3 in the gallery.
Everett Community College aviation maintenance students are getting real-world experience with composites thanks to the donation of a 747 aft flap through Aviation Technical Services. “This donation increases our ability to offer our students flight control, sheet metal and composites training,” said Dave Bowen, director of EvCC’s Aviation Maintenance Technician School, who celebrated the donation Feb. 13 with ATS employees and EvCC students.
The family of Everett firefighter Gary Parks and his fellow firefighters are creating an Everett Community College scholarship to honor Parks’ memory.Parks, an 18-year veteran of the Everett Fire Department, was killed in 1987 battling a fire that destroyed EvCC’s library and student union. The Gary Parks Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled in EvCC’s Fire Science program. The Everett Community College Foundation is asking for donations to the scholarship fund. To give, contact EvCC Development Director Amy Wilcox at email@example.com or 425-388-9250.
Katie Jensen is Everett Community College’s new leader of the college’s Basic Skills and Developmental Education division.
Ryan Davis is the newest dean at Everett Community College, leading the Business, Advanced Technology, North and East County Division.Davis, of Seattle, brings more than 15 years of experience in private enterprise, non-profit and government leadership positions, specializing in creating innovation and collaboration between the public and private sectors.