Patagonia executive to speak in Bellingham Feb. 13


BELLINGHAM - Patagonia's vice president of marketing, Vincent Stanley, will be speaking at a business lunch sponsored by Village Books and Sustainable Connections.

The event starts at noon Thursday, Feb. 13, at the Leopold Crystal Ballroom at 1224 Cornwall Ave. Tickets are $17 and include a boxed lunch from Book Fare Café. Attendees are welcome to bring their own lunch and pay only $5.

Stanley is the co-author of "The Responsible Company: What We've Learned From Patagonia's First 40 Years." In the presentation, Stanley will talk about the lessons learned as the company worked to reduce its social and environmental harm.

Stanley has been with the company on and off since its inception in 1973. In recent years he has focused on the company's brand, sport and environmental stories.

More information, including how to get tickets, can be found at

Reach DAVE GALLAGHER at or call 715-2269.

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