We want to take a moment to celebrate the 5 King County veterans who’ve successfully completed the Vets Restore program in 2014. The graduates are U.S military veterans Kevin Bottini, Easton Branam, Zoe Gillespie, Dwight Jones, and Gabriel Jones.
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Announcing the 2014 VR Program, New Students & Industry Affiliates
4Culture is happy to announce that Vets Restore 2014 will begin mid-September. Welcome to a great new group of trainees. Our cadre of recruits includes both men and women, Army ... Read more
Vets Restore partners are extremely proud to announce that the Rafn Company has joined our team as a Construction Industry Affiliate. A huge thank-you to Rafn for making this visible commitment to the returning veterans of King County.
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“Being part of the Vets Restore program last summer was fantastic. Not only was I learning a trade and working with my hands, but I was doing this with other veterans. Carpentry is a team sport, so a sense of ... Read more
Digging Deeper—Built Heritage Historic Research
In their 40th Anniversary year, Historic Seattle is proud to offer an outstanding 2014 educational program for lovers of buildings and heritage. Their Digging Deeper—Built Heritage Historic Research series invites you to explore primary research ... Read more
Three King County veterans have successfully completed Vets Restore, a pilot program that offers training, paid internships, and career guidance for veterans in the historic building preservation trades.
Graduates were honored at a ceremony and reception on September 17th at ... Read more
The first Vets Restore program is now in full swing, as the four veterans continue to attend an intensive summer preservation course at Seattle Central Community College Wood Technology Center. The internship component of Vets Restore is also underway. Every ... Read more
“Preservation carpentry is not simply a job, it’s a trade and a career,” said King County Executive Dow Constantine. “Furnished with the tools of the trade, these returning local vets will learn the craft of restoring our regional stock of ... Read more
Classes begin at the Wood Technology Center
Four King County-based veterans have just secured coveted spots in the first round of Vets Restore, a new initiative that offers training, mentoring, and job placement guidance for local veterans in preservation carpentry.... Read more
Connecting Veterans with Places back Home
4Culture is delighted to announce the launch of Vets Restore, an initiative that offers training, mentoring, and job placement guidance for returning vets in preservation carpentry.
About 1000 military men and women are returning ... Read more
“In the end, the character of a civilization is encased in its structures.” – Frank Gehry
4Culture’s offices are in Pioneer Square, one of the most heavily visited neighborhoods in Seattle by out-of-towners. To walk in the Square is to ... Read more
Next Fifty celebrated its opening on April 21 at the Seattle Center with performances, exhibits and art installations. Events, symposia, and opportunities for participation will go on for the next six months as we communally celebrate the fifty year anniversary ... Read more