Salish Seas Expeditions provides middle and high schools students the opportunity to apply science and math in the Puget Sound. Most school programs cannot allow for a multi-day expedition, but Elletra can provide a single-day excursion that can reach more students in the Puget Sound.
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“I’ll be honest, with a computer science degree and years of experience in the start-up world, I never thought I’d have to give up my career after having a family.”
-Eva Monsen, Board President and Data Engineering Consultant
How many parents can identify with that statement, especially moms?
It just isn’t getting easier to raise children in today’s world. Childcare is often prohibitively expensive and there are few, if any, flexible drop in or part-time options. Finding safe and affordable childcare can be a significant stress on working parents.
That’s why a group of entrepreneurs, freelancers and stay-at-home parents came together over a year ago, and decided we can make the system work better.
Our founding group of more than fourteen dedicated moms (and dads) came up with a simple plan. We formed the Women’s Business Incubator as an organization to help women entrepreneurs with their businesses and families. WBI was formed as a non-profit 501(c)3 in order to help women at every level and provide more services they need all in one place.
Our focus is on these five areas we identified as problematic for women and include:
Professional office space and business services
Quality drop-in childcare services.
Leadership training circles and mentorship
Micro-loans and access to financing
Classes and workshops
Summers in Seattle can be quite spectacular, but some days shine brighter. The day that Josh and Nicole got married at the Olympic Sculpture Park stands out. The highlight moment of this day is when the bride walks down the aisle. Her smile radiates and you can feel the joy. Overall, it was probably one of the most gorgeous days in 2016. Maybe it was the views, or maybe it was the fabulous celebration of this couple.
Venue : Olympic Sculpture Park
Hotel : The Thompson Hotel Seattle
Wedding Coordination : Lisa Chambers
Photographer : Salt and Pine
DJ : Bamboo Beats
Hair / Makeup : Urbanista
Floral : Bella Rugosa
Catering : Taste
Officiant : Brendan Coleman
Rentals : Pedersen’s
Norleen and Joe have been together for 13 years, but distance got in the way. They are a testament that love has no set rules, timeline or steps. What an amazing day with a lot of family, a lot of smiles and love all around.
Event Coordinator – Perfectly Posh Events
Flowers – Love Bloom Designs
Hair – Salon Maison
Photography – Shodalove Photography
Bridal Party Bus – Creative Bus
Shuttle – Starline Luxury Shuttle
Church – Blessed Sacrament
Reception Venue – MOHAI
Catering – Herban Feast
Photo Booth – 321 Photo
Band – The Nines!
Cake – Hood Famous Bakery
You rarely ever meet high school sweethearts these days, and Lauren and Chris are the real deal. They are evidence of a real couple who have grown together over time. As a witness on their wedding day, you realize that their easy-going nature is just an extension of their relationship. It is a love that is genuine, comforting and confident.
This gorgeous wedding was set at the Sunset Club in the heart of Seattle. Old world classic touches were brought out in this stunning event.
Venue – The Sunset Club, Seattle, WA The Sunset Club
Wedding Day of Coordination – Lucky & in Love Lucky and In Love
Photographer – Ryan Flynn Ryan Flynn Photography
Wedding Gown – Hayley Paige at Nordstrom Nordstrom
Hair – Gene Juarez Gene Juarez
Harpist – Susan Haas Solo Harp
Band – Craig Lawrence Band The Craig Lawrence Band
Officiant – Rev. Pat Callahan http://www.weddingpriestseattle.com/
Florist – Distinctive Design Florist Distinctive Design Florist
Cake – Larsens Bakery in Ballard larsensbakery.com/
Makeup – Sarah Tucker of Nordstrom
Tuxedo – Armani Armani
Bridesmaid Dresses – Asos Asos
Rings – S. Kashi S Kashi & Sons & King Will
The Children’s School is a not-for-profit preschool in Seattle. For over 50 years, TCS has provided quality and affordable education for Seattle families. The landscape of early childhood education and cost of living in Seattle has been a recent uphill struggle for our small non-profit to attract great candidates. Help support our Teachers who help our children grow.
Help TCS by donating today or GiveBIG on May 3rd.
Amidst all the hustle of the wedding day, it is important to take the time to breathe and soak up all the love. May & Ye-San got married in Seattle – and although I didn’t get the opportunity to shoot the wedding (I was 8.5 months pregnant), I felt like I got to know their love through their footage.
Their friends and family literally gathered together and circled them in their love. You can tell that they are blessed with so much love and support.
What a beautiful day. Congratulations!