Pushing Boundaries, Washington’s only exercise-therapy center for people with paralysis, is gearing-up to introduce the state’s first robotic walking system, the Lokomat, early next year. The machine will be available for public use and may help those with paralysis regain strength and, in some cases, learn to walk again.
With a grant obtained through Lake Washington Technical College’s Job Skills Program (JSP), Redmond’s Interior Woodworking Specialists (IWS) have significantly streamlined their operations while they design and build custom cabinets, bars and other fixtures for the restaurant industry.
At Briar Rose Sewing School, a new business on Union Hill, owner Barbara R. Mar is reviving the dying art of sewing and giving people of all ages a place to gather as they exercise their ingenuity.
“People are becoming more concerned about the toxins they are exposing themselves to, and our skin and nail products offer an organic, natural alternative to the chemical-filled products used in most salons and spas,” said licensed massage practitioner Cathy Stacy, owner of Chandler’s Retreat, Body & Skin Care Spa, 16545 NE 80th St. in Redmond.
Redmond-based Genie Industries, a leading manufacturer of aerial work platforms and part of the Terex Corporation Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) segment, recently broke ground at its new manufacturing facility in Changzhou, China. Production is planned to begin in mid-year of 2009.
The Greater Redmond Chamber of Commerce Fifth Annual Golf Tournament Dinner and Auction will be held Monday, Sept. 15 at the Bear Creek County Club in Woodinville. The address is 13737 202nd Ave. NE.
It often takes personal time, money and a responsible attitude to properly dispose of — and/or recycle — the various and sundry “stuff” that accumulates in our homes and offices. Batteries and electronics are especially tricky. You can’t just fling them into the trash.
Accents et Cetera in downtown Redmond has been named one of King County’s “Best Workplaces for Recycling.”
Sharon Aller, spokesperson for King County Solid Waste’s recycling and environmental services department, explained why the recognition program exists: “Businesses have been recycling paper, cardboard, metals and many of the basics that we all recycle everyday.