The Roundtable works to effect positive change on public policy issues that are most important to supporting state economic vitality and fostering opportunity for all Washingtonians. That work includes sharing news and analyzing policy developments affecting our state.
Around The Table: Boeing, Seattle Seahawks, Virginia Mason, ‘Power 100’
Boeing Provides $125,000 in Donations to Two Moses Lake Organizations
Boeing has announced two grants in Moses Lake: a $100,000 grant to Big Bend Community College to support pilot and aircraft maintenance technician programs, and $25,000 to the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Columbia Basin to support education and career preparation programs. The company is deepening its connection with Moses Lake as it works to ensure the proper storage and maintenance of 737 MAX airplanes during the pause in deliveries. The company recently announced the temporary hiring of several hundred skilled workers in Moses Lake to support the airplane’s safe return to service. Click here to read more.
Seattle Seahawks and Virginia Mason Team Up to Raise Awareness for Cancer and Early Detection
The Seattle Seahawks, Virginia Mason, and CHI Franciscan are teaming up to raise awareness for cancer and early detection through the NFL’s Crucial Catch: Intercept Cancer initiative, a month-long endeavor filled with cancer-awareness activities designed to encourage individuals to get screened for cancer regularly. “One of the best defenses against cancer is a good offense, with a playbook consisting of regular health screenings,” said Virginia Mason Chairman and CEO Gary S. Kaplan, MD. The Seahawks will host the team’s annual Crucial Catch Game on October 20 versus the Baltimore Ravens. Visit Seahawks.com/CrucialCatch to learn more about cancer screenings and early detection.
Roundtable Members Well-Represented on List of Most Influential Executives
The Puget Sound Business Journal released its ‘Power 100,’ a list of the 100 most influential leaders in the Seattle area. Congratulations to the 21 Roundtable Directors recognized by PSBJ: Phyllis Campbell, Bill Hilf, Kevin Johnson, Gary Kaplan, Mary Knell, Tod Leiweke, Kevin McAllister, Margaret Meister, Jim Mortensen, Susan Mullaney, Bart Ricketts, Dave Sabey, Kerri Schroeder, Michelle Seitz, Clay Siegall, Brad Smith, John Stanton, Devin Stockfish, Brad Tilden, and Alisha Valavanis. Read the full article here.