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Saturday, November 27, 2021


Comm Briefs

ANEW Hosting Pre-Apprentice Training Program

ANEW, a local, non-profit dedicated to improving the access and advancement of women in non-traditional career pathways, such as construction and manufacturing, is excited to announce the anticipated start of cohorts in Snohomish, King, and Pierce Counties this July. Each training program will be held for all genders through their Pre-Apprenticeship Construction Education (PACE) Program.

Public Hearing For Seattle Center Sign Code Amendments June 4

Seattle Center staff has proposed new sign rules that would allow Seattle Center to manage most sign approvals within its campus. This would complete the sign rules for the Center’s sign overlay district, which was created in July 2019 to address signage at Climate Pledge Arena.

Sweetened Beverage Tax Community Advisory Board Seeking New Members

The Sweetened Beverage Tax Community Advisory Board (CAB) advises and makes recommendations to the Mayor and City Council on the programs and services to be supported by the tax.

Recall On Kidde Smoke/CO Alarms

According to SFD, Kidde is recalling about 226,000 of its smoke, carbon monoxide and combination alarms. The recall covers seven models manufactured between May 2019 and September 2020. For Seattle area residents, the retailers where these units were likely sold include The Home Depot, Walmart and Amazon. Individuals are encouraged to check any alarm in their homes to see if it is included in the recall. The company will replace alarms affected by the recall.

Community Briefs From The Seattle King County NAACP

The Seattle King County Branch of the NAACP is a completely volunteer organization. As a result, our membership is our life blood. Join the NAACP today, we need you now more than ever before!

Tacoma Opens Second Round Of Resiliency Grant Program On April 9

To be eligible, micro businesses must be located within Tacoma city limits, with a current business license, and have been operating for at least a year as of March 16, 2020. The majority owner must have a household income of no more than 80 percent of area median income and they must be able demonstrate that they have experienced a loss of income due to COVID-19.

Seattle Seeks Community Members To Serve On City’s Renters’ Commission

The Commission is composed of 15 members – six appointed by City Council, six appointed by the Mayor, and one position filled by a young adult through the YMCA Get Engaged program. The final two commissioners are selected by the SRC.

NAACP To Host Webinar: Changing The Narrative Of Representation In Law Enforcement

Led by Trooper Nolan Washington, the webinar will bring awareness to and shed a positive light on Black and Brown men and women in law enforcement, provide information on career opportunities and benefits, and discuss with the power that we as a people can create by joining the profession and changing it from within.

Garfield Class Of ’72 Seeks Information On Classmates To Attend 50 Year Reunion

If you were a 1972 Garfield graduate, and have not been contacted by a reunion committee member, please provide your contact information (email and cellphone number) to Ms. Stanford at tsia1129@comcast.net, and pass the word to others.

Garfield Class Of ’72 Seeks Information On Classmates To Attend 50 Year Reunion

Organizers of the 50-year reunion of Garfield High School Class of 1972 are looking for contact information that could lead to the location of those individuals that might want to participate and attend the gathering in 2022.

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