Greater University Chamber of Commerce
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CHAMBER LUNCHEON
42ND ANNUAL UNIVERSITY DISTRICT STREETFAIR
KING COUNTY DISTRICTING COMMITTEE

STREETFAIR 

SAT MAY 21ST 10-7

SUN MAY 22ND 10-6

GREATER UNIVERSITY CHAMBER                 MAY 2011

Greetings!


We appreciate your involvement and interest in the U District Chamber and community news. In an effort to conserve paper, limit costs, and increase overall efficiency, GUCC newsletters and announcements will be distributed primarily in an online format.   

 

We would be happy to add anyone to our email address list if they contact us at programs@udistrictchamber.org.


Take an opportunity to view the current art exhibits up at participating venues around the University District including featured artist Kari Westphal showing at Bakery Verbena located at 5509 University Way NE. 

 Be sure to check out the new May Artwalk as venues stay open late to showcase local artists on May 20th from 6-9pm. View the map of participants on line at the link above.  

 

SEATTLE COALITION 

FOR A HEALTHY WORKFORCE 

 

The Seattle Coalition for a Healthy Workforce is holding a town hall on Paid Sick Days at the University Christian Church On May 11th. We hope that you and some of your members will be able to attend. I'm attaching the flyer. Please let me know if you have any questions my contact information is listed below. 


The Seattle Coalition also wants to share this new report that was released in February about how the law in San Francisco is actually working.  The LA times did a very short piece on it please click here for the article.

 

Gabriela Quintana

Campaign Coordinator

206-529-6363 Office

206-240-8250 Cell

CHAMBER LUNCHEON 

SEATTLE

GEOGRAPHERS   

 

Join the Greater University Chamber of Commerce for our May luncheon at the University Masonic Lodge. Our guest speakers are geographers Richard Morrill and Michael Brown from the University of Washington who plans to discuss their new book. For more information please click here to view the Seattle Times article about the book. Lunch will be catered by Which Wich.


DATE: Tuesday, May 17th, 2011  

TIME: Noon to 1:30pm                           

PLACE: Masonic Lodge, 4338 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105

COST: $15.00 Members/$20 Non Members

DEADLINE TO RSVP: Friday, May 13th, 2011

 

 RSVP YES                 RSVP NO

 

Click the link above to RSVP or call 206-547-4417.  Please put a "yes" or "no" in the subject line and please make sure your name is on the email. If you require a vegetarian meal please indicate your preference with your RSVP. 

42ND ANNUAL

UNIVERSITY DISTRICT 

STREETFAIR

SATURDAY, MAY 21, 10-7

SUNDAY, MAY 22, 10-6 

 

The University District StreetFair is the kick-off event for the festival season in the Seattle region. It is the longest running street festival in the nation. Self-described as "country fair meets urban retail corridor", the StreetFair attracts 50,000 attendees and over 350 craft, food and information booths to the District on the third weekend of May each year. The StreetFair is an energetic and exciting celebration of arts and crafts, community, music, and food. You'll find a whirl of color and creativity.

 

Join us in 2011 and celebrate our 42nd annual StreetFair. There will be three main stages featuring music, dance performance, comedy and more, a special children's area with age appropriate events, a wonderful medley of street performers and much more. The unique local and regional arts & crafts and an array of international food will delight you. The StreetFair is a free event, located in the heart of the University District of Seattle on University Way NE, and is produced by the Greater University Chamber of Commerce

KING COUNTY DISTRICTING COMMITTEE

MEETING DATES & LOCATIONS ARE LISTED BELOW


The King County Districting Committee is hosting a series of community meetings about redrawing King County Council districts. The meetings are an opportunity to learn about how population has shifted in King County and to share your ideas and priorities for Council redistricting, which must be done to equalize population following each U.S. Census.

 

The meeting times and locations are:

 

Monday, May 2, 6:30 p.m. 
King County Courthouse 
Council Chambers 
516 Third Ave, 10th Floor 
Seattle, WA 98104

 

Thursday, May 5, 6:30 p.m. 
Kent-Meridian High School  
School Library 
10020 SE 256th St 
Kent, WA 98030

 

Wednesday, May 11, 6:30 p.m. 
Robert Frost Elementary School 
Commons Room 
11801 NE 140th St 
Kirkland, WA 98034

 

If you have any questions or want more information, I encourage you to visit the King County Districting Committee's website at http://www.kingcounty.gov/districting.

 

As always, please feel free to contact me at (206) 296-1001 or bob.ferguson@kingcounty.gov.

 

Sincerely,

 

Bob Ferguson 
King County Councilmember 
Metropolitan King County Council, District 1 
516 3rd Avenue, Room 1200 
Seattle, WA 98104 
PH: (206) 296-1001 | FX: (206) 296-0198    

For more information: www.kingcounty.gov/ferguson

Thank you all for your continued support! If you have any events, questions, or just want to chat, our door is always open. 

  
Sincerely,

Teresa Lord Hugel
Director, Greater University Chamber of Commerce
4710 University Way NE Suite 114
Seattle, WA 98105
P (206) 547-4417 F (206) 547-5266