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Around the Table: Mariners, PEMCO, Fred Hutch, & more

March 23rd, 2021

Responding to COVID-19 The Seattle Mariners are partnering with UW Medicine and have provided $2 million in funding to help COVID-19 vaccines reach underserved communities. In addition, the Mariners have outlined health and safety measures that will be in place at T-Mobile Park when games begin again in April. Stan McNaughton of PEMCO, which transitioned to a work-from-home model about a year ago,… Read more

Around the Table: JPMorgan Chase, PSL Ventures, McKinstry, PNNL, & more

March 10th, 2021

Responding to COVID-19 Starbucks, Microsoft, Amazon, Kaiser Permanente Washington, and Alaska Airlines were highlighted in the Puget Sound Business Journal as Washington businesses that are using their expertise in workflow, customer experience, technology, call centers, and scheduling to assist the state with COVID-19 vaccination efforts. This month, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is hosting a series of seminars about demystifying COVID-19. Helping communities As… Read more

Around the Table: Seattle Foundation, Starbucks, Premera Blue Cross, Microsoft, Fred Hutch, Alaska Airlines

February 23rd, 2021

Responding to COVID-19: All in WA, hosted by the Seattle Foundation, announced the Vaccine Equity Initiative, with early commitments from the Starbucks Foundation and Premera Blue Cross. Microsoft is partnering with EvergreenHealth and Overlake Medical Center & Clinics to provide a community vaccination site on its Redmond campus. Fred Hutch and the COVID-19 Prevention Network, in partnership with the Washington State Department of… Read more

Around the Table: Boeing, Kaiser Permanente, Amazon, Virginia Mason, Seattle Foundation

February 8th, 2021

Responding to COVID-19 In collaboration with the Snohomish County Vaccine Taskforce, Boeing is providing its Everett Activity Center to stand up a COVID-19 indoor mass vaccination center and help more people in Snohomish County access the COVID-19 vaccine. Learn more here. The Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction and Kaiser Permanente Washington recently announced ‘Get Ready,’ an equitable plan to vaccinate Washington… Read more


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Washington Roundtable @waroundtable2 weeks agoRT @Part4Learning: Congratulations to the talented WA students who celebrated taking a major step toward their STEM education & career goal…