Mindy McGhean of Azumano Travel will be the guest spea

Mindy McGhean of Azumano Travel will be the guest speaker at the Greater Redmond Chamber of Commerce membership luncheon on Aug. 21.

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McGhean to speak at Chamber luncheon

Mindy McGhean of Azumano Travel will be the guest speaker at the Greater Redmond Chamber of Commerce membership luncheon on Aug. 21.

The luncheon will be from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Matt’s Rotisserie and Oyster Lounge, 16551 Northeast 74th Street.

McGhean will be discussing travel trends, and giving tips and advice on how to get the most out of your travels.

The cost is $30 for members who RSVP, $35 for members who do not RSVP and $40 for non-members. To RSVP, call (425) 885-4014.

City officials honored

The following individuals have received the prestigious “Professional Finance Officer” award for 2008 from the Washington Finance Officer’s Association (WFOA):

• Helen Eckhart, revenue manager, City of Redmond

• Michael Bailey, finance and information services director, City of Redmond

• Jill Long, senior financial analyst, City of Redmond

• Karen Brandon, business operations manager, Redmond Fire Department.

This annual award recognizes achievements of professional service and ongoing continuing education and training on the part of each individual and is not automatically awarded.

The WFOA is a professional association of finance officers from towns, cities, counties, the state and other governmental units within the state of Washington.

Magazine recognizes AAA Washington

AAA Washington, whose Redmond office is located at 7950 164th Ave NE, has been named one of Washington’s Best 100 Companies to Work For by Washington CEO Magazine.

AAA Washington was selected from among more than 400 companies nominated for consideration. The overall rankings appear in the magazine’s July issue in four categories – large, medium, small and non-profit/government.


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