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Kevin Parker

Mayors Prayer Breakfast

Welcome Speaker Kevin Parker

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018 / 7:00 am until 9:00 am / ATEC Bldg, BBCC (See EVENTS for map)

About Kevin Parker

In fall 2013, Kevin was a Facilitator and Alum in Residence at Harvard in the Executive Leadership program.

Kevin Parker owns Dutch Bros. More...

For Goodness Sake Published Apr 30, 2018
Jess Munter winning Gold

Jess Munter is a BBCC student and a Jiu-Jitsu World Champion

Bringing home Gold from Jiu-Jitsu world championship in Abu Dhabi

Jess Munter is friendly, laid-back and makes jokes about staying up too late to do homework. She finds ways to balance work and school, talks excitedly about her involvement in clubs on campus and her plans to transfer from Big Bend to Western Washington University to study Psychology in the fall. More...

Rise & Shine Published Apr 27, 2018
Being a Foster Parent is pure love
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Being a Foster Parent is pure love

Have you ever had the tug on your heart to love a child that is not yours?

There are nearly 9,000 children currently in foster care in Washington State. Children enter foster care through no fault of their own. More...

For Goodness Sake Published Apr 24, 2018
Be the best version of yourself.
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An interveiw with Cynthia Dano, Certified Life Coach and Radical Remission Instructor

Take one step at a time

VENUE Magazine had the pleasure of visiting with Cynthia Dano to learn about how she is helping others and why?
We invite you to follow along through our question/answer session. If you relate please feel free to contact Cynthia. More...

Health Matters Published Apr 23, 2018
The Big Bend Community College women’s basketball team pose with their third place trophy after the last game of the season during the Northwest Athletic Conference Tournament in Everett, WA. In the midst of their historic run, the team still held it down in the classroom recording a 3.65 GPA during the winter 2018 quarter.

Big Bend athletes earn combined 3.07 GPA during winter quarter

Setting the standard for teams that follow after them

Big Bend Community College Athletes had another stellar quarter in the classroom boasting a combined 3.07 grade point average (GPA) during the winter quarter. More...

For Goodness Sake Rise & Shine Published Apr 18, 2018
TRiO Upward Bound inducted 40 high school students into its program during a special ceremony at Big Bend Community College Tuesday night.

Big Bend Community College's TRiO Upward Bound inducts 40 new members

Students from Moses Lake, Warden, Royal City and Othello high schools were welcomed

­­Forty high school students from Grant and Adams counties were formally welcomed into Big Bend Community College’s TRiO Upward Bound Program Tuesday night.

The program aims to get more high school students into college, and by joining Upward Bound, students are pledging their commitment to pursuing a college education. More...

For Goodness Sake Published Apr 18, 2018
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Masquers brings suspense to the theater. We visited with Director Nick Mahaney

WAIT UNTIL DARK opens April 13

Masquers Theater presents Wait Until Dark with the opening on April 13. We at VM were curious about this upcoming play so we sat down with Nick Mahaney, Director and asked him a few questions. More...

V Gallery Published Mar 28, 2018


By Melea Johnson

Look what spring brought. Fresh perspective. More...

For Goodness Sake Published Mar 27, 2018
Growing up with the gate open

Growing up with the gate open

By Melea Johnson

He wasn't really a horse. He was a Welsh pony and an ornery one. More...

For Goodness Sake Published Mar 24, 2018
The 2017 Japanese Agricultural Training group outside of the ATEC Building on the Big Bend campus.

Big Bend Invites Families to Host 2018 Japanese Agricultural Trainees

Give the opportunity for a trainee to get a glimpse of family life in America

For the 53rd consecutive year, Big Bend Community College (BBCC) is participating in the Japanese Agricultural Training Program (JATP). Forty-six trainees will arrive on the BBCC campus Friday (March 23) eager to begin their 19-month adventure in the United States. More...

For Goodness Sake Published Mar 22, 2018
Paul McDermand

One Enchanted Evening with Paul McDermand

Central Basin Community Concert Association production

TUESDAY, APRIL 10 at 7:00pm
Wallenstien Theatre
Call for tickets (509) 760-6908 or purchase at Moses Lake Chamber of Commerce

Exotic instruments from the Mainland to the Islands is a journey from the Latin fire of Caravan to the serene beauty of A Summer Place - with a surf medley thrown in for good measure. Paul performs on his signature steel drums, marimba, and vibraphone joined by guitar, bass, and drums. More...

V Gallery Published Mar 14, 2018
duo baldo

Duo Baldo in concert

Central Basin Community Concert Association production

TUESDAY, MAY 1 at 7:00pm
Call for tickets at 509 760-6908 or purchase at Moses Lake Chamber of Commerce

Renowned violinist Brad Repp and pianist/actor Aldo Gentileschi are the madness and brilliance behind the musical comedy that is Duo Baldo. Their critically acclaimed concerts combine virtuosic performances, theatrical humor and pop culture. More...

V Gallery Published Mar 14, 2018
Enjoying the silent auction portion of the evening
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Cellarbration! for Education

A festive evening filled with delectable food, local wine, and a lot of fun!

ATEC Bldg at Big Bend Community College, Moses Lake

In the beginning, Big Bend Community College Foundation organizers were unsure how fruitful a black tie optional, $100 per plate dinner would be accepted as a fundraiser for Big Bend Community College. The event was the first of its kind and boasted an upscale meal paired with regional wines and afford locals the opportunity to get dressed to the nines!

Although a bit hesitant, the BBCC Foundation’s Board of Directors green lit the very first “Gourmet Wine & Dinner Auction” in 2002 hosted at the Moses Lake Golf & Country Club. More...

For Goodness Sake Food & Drink Published Mar 14, 2018
Earth Day is EVERY DAY

Earth Day is EVERY DAY

It's our home. Let's keep it clean!

SUNDAY, APRIL 22 .. More...

Health Matters For Goodness Sake Published Mar 14, 2018
What are my career options?
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What are my career options?

BBCC connects job seekers and students with employers and career programs

The 25th Annual Big Bend Community College Job & Career Fair took place, March 1, on the college campus. By afternoon, more than 1500 job seekers and students were served by putting them in touch with the more than 80 employers and career programs that registered to attend. More...

Health Matters For Goodness Sake Published Mar 2, 2018
8th Annual Children's Art Show
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8th Annual Children's Art Show

Big Bend Cooperative Preschool Focuses on Learning through Play

You will be delighted to see what our community preschoolers have been working on! They are excited for you to see! Original artwork by the preschool children will be on display and for purchase at the 8th Annual Children's Art Show hosted by Big Bend Cooperative Preschool.

The evening will include live music, raffle baskets, silent auction, appetizers and cash bar. More...

For Goodness Sake V Gallery Published Feb 28, 2018
The 2018 Vintage Faire
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The 2018 Vintage Faire

Okanogan County Fairgrounds April 28

Every Spring the Vintage Faire gals and over 50 vendors transform the Okanogan's dusty county fairgrounds into a vintage wonderland. There are three large buildings including a beef barn, busting at the seams with quality furniture, repurposed goods, enamelware, and farm junk that vendors hoard away and save for the show. More...

V Gallery Travel & Leisure Published Feb 21, 2018
We met in college

We met in college


“We met in college…her Dad came to me and said that his daughter needed somebody to rope with in college rodeo. We were both going to school in Walla Walla and we both were roping. More...

agri.CULTURE Published Feb 20, 2018
Each rock is one less

Each rock is one less


"I remember sitting on the bucket, bouncing along while Mom drove the tractor through the field. If I saw a rock I would point her in the right direction. More...

agri.CULTURE Published Feb 20, 2018
A 6 year old Molly named Jessie

A 6 year old Molly named Jessie


“The mule pictured is Jessie, she is a 6 yr. old Molly (female). More...

agri.CULTURE Published Feb 20, 2018