August 22, 2016
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AWB's six Regional Meetings, candidate interviews continue this week in Everett, Bellevue, Vancouver



From Tacoma to Spokane and the Tri-Cities, there have been plenty of good conversations at AWB’s 2016 regional meetings. The discussions continue today in Everett, Tuesday in Bellevue and next Monday in Vancouver as AWB’s Government Affairs Team visits communities around the state to outline priorities for 2017 and answer questions.

To RSVP for one of the meetings, contact Tommy Gill at 360.943.1600.

The schedule for the remaining regional meetings:

  • BELLEVUE – 8:30-10:30 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 23
    Puget Sound Energy
    East Building — 1st Floor Auditorium
    355 110th Ave. N.E., Bellevue

  • VANCOUVER – 9-11 a.m., Monday, Aug. 29
    Heathman Lodge — Chinook Room
    7801 N.E. Greenwood Drive, Vancouver

In conjunction with the meetings, time for legislative candidate interviews has been set aside afterward in the same locations.

The Bellevue candidate interview will be held from 10:30 a.m. -2 p.m.

The Vancouver candidate interviews will be held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Members who would like to learn more about the candidate interviews, or take part in them, should contact Government Affairs Director Sheri Nelson at 360.943.1600. Candidates questionnaires can be reviewed on our website under the Government Affairs tab.



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