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Around The Table: Avista, Everett Clinic, Seattle Mariners

In ‘Around The Table,’ we highlight member news and share information on industry trends. This week, we spotlight recent news from Avista, The Everett Clinic, and the Seattle Mariners.

Avista Earns EEI’s “Emergency Recovery Award” for Restoration Efforts after 2015 Wind Storm 

The Edison Electric Institute (EEI) presented Avista with the association’s “Emergency Recovery Award” for its outstanding power restoration efforts after a severe wind storm impacted the Inland Northwest in November 2015. The award is presented twice annually to EEI member companies to recognize extraordinary efforts to restore power after service disruptions caused by severe weather conditions or other natural events. Read more here.

The Everett Clinic Honored for Quality Patient Care

capg-standards-excellenceThe Everett Clinic earned a Standards of Excellence Elite Award from CAPG, the nation’s leading organization for physician groups practicing coordinated care. The clinic surpassed rigorous benchmarks in: Care Management, Information Technology, Accountability/Transparency, Patient-Centered Care, and Group Support for Primary Care. Read more here.

Seattle Mariners Host 31st Annual Cystic Fibrosis Golf Tournament

On June 27, the Seattle Mariners raised an estimated $205,000 through the team’s 31st annual Cystic Fibrosis Mariners Care Golf Tournament at Broadmoor Golf Club. The proceeds will go towards finding a cure for cystic fibrosis, a fatal disease afflicting children and young adults. The event, held annually since 1986, has raised more than $5.5 million for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. To learn more about the event or its mission, click here.


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