Members making a difference: Brett Webster

Membership

Brett Webster Meet one of the Club’s biggest supporters Redmond’s Brett Webster joined the WAC in 2016, when he started working at a commercial insurance brokerage across the street from the Clubhouse at Two Union Square. After moving to a new condo with a full-service gym, Brett decided to resign…

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Nutrition: Carbohydrate love

Athletics & Wellness

Carbs aren’t the enemy! By Alysse Anderegg, WAC Dietitian Recently, carbs—the sugars, starches, and fibers found in many foods—have become the ultimate enemy. Yes, there is sugar in a lot of foods. And yes, I agree that it’s important to check labels and be cognizant of our food choices. But,…

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Members making a difference: Jessica Locke

Membership

Jessica Locke Meet one of the Club’s biggest supporters Longtime Washington state resident Jessica Locke is a regional director of business development for HARBRO. Even before joining the WAC she was well acquainted with the Clubhouse via monthly Building Owners and Managers Association meetings in the Crystal Ballroom. After learning…

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Meet the Athlete: Kristine Sommer

Athletics & Wellness

Kristine Sommer By Mae Jacobson, Associate Editor Team USA rugby player Kristine Sommer came to the pitch as a student at UC Santa Barbara. After playing four years for the Gauchos, Kristine moved to Seattle in 2012 to play for the Emerald City Mudhens. She then joined the Seattle Saracens,…

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Instructor Insights

Athletics & Wellness

Latasha Khan Squash Coach Squash coach Latasha Khan grew up in West Seattle. In 1991, at age 18, she became the first person to win the juniors national girls championship and make the national women’s final in the same year. Ivy League schools took note, but Latasha eventually snubbed them…

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Cocktail Corner: Singapore Sling

Food & Wine

Singapore Sling By Peter Christian, Vice President Food & Beverage This classic cocktail was developed in its namesake city-state sometime around 1915. Bartender Ngiam Tong Boon is credited with its invention and originally called it a gin sling. Guests at the luxurious Raffles Hotel lined up to order these rosy…

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