Prepaid Gifts Can Present Problems

Submitted by the Better Business Bureau December 17, 2014 Gift cards make great last-minute gifts for holiday shoppers. They are practical, inexpensive and convenient. According to a new report by advisory company CEB TowerGroup, sales of gift cards have risen to $124 billion this year—a 55 percent increase over six years. While gift card giving…

Hands On is First Children’s Museum in Western U.S. to Earn Gold Building Certification for Sustainability

Olympia, Wash. (Dec. 15, 2014) — The Hands On Children’s Museum is now the first children’s museum in the Western United States awarded a GOLD rating by the U.S. Green Building Council  for its sustainable building located on Olympia’s East Bay waterfront. The museum joins four other children’s museums worldwide with the GOLD rating. Hands…

Saint Martin’s University announces commitment to expand college access at White House event

On December 4, Saint Martin’s University President Roy F. Heynderickx, Ph.D.,  joined President Obama, the First Lady, and Vice President Biden, along with hundreds of college presidents and other higher education leaders, to announce new actions to help more students prepare for and graduate from college. The White House College Opportunity Day of Action helps…