Government Affairs Committee - Discussion on Safe Injection Sites

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Name: Government Affairs Committee - Discussion on Safe Injection Sites
Date: September 27, 2017
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM PDT
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Event Description:
Kent Chamber of Commerce: Government Affairs
September 27th from noon to 1:30 p.m.
Location: Shannon & Associates Conference Room located at the Kent Chamber of Commerce at 524 West Meeker, Suite 1 in downtown Kent.
From noon to 12:45 we will discuss:
Are Safe Injection Sites right for the Kent Community?
Hear from experts as we educate ourselves on this subject.  We have assembled some of our members who deal daily with the ramifications of Heroin in our community.   Join Kent Police Chief Ken Thomas, Valley Cities Counseling & Consultation CEO Ken Taylor, Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission COO David Mitchell and Volken Academy Program Director Jon Naegle in a conversation regarding Safe Injection Sites.

From 12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. we will discuss:
The Puget Sound Gateway Project and Levee Update
With the Director of Public Works for the City of Kent, Tim Laporte
The Puget Sound Gateway Program is comprised of two unique projects, SR 509 and SR 167 , which together make major improvements to relieve traffic congestion and improve freight mobility. The Gateway Program is the key to enhancing the state’s economic competitiveness, both nationally and globally, by connecting the state’s largest ports to key distribution centers in King and Pierce counties and to eastern Washington. 
Government Affairs is open to members only.
If you are interested in joining our organization please contact Business Development Director Virginia Larsen at (253) 854-1770 or email her at


The Government Affairs committee develops the Chamber's legislative agenda for issues addressed at the State legislature. The committee is comprised of small business, corporate members and municipal leaders from Kent and around the region. The committee evaluates local, regional and state issues that affect the business climate and quality of life (including initiatives and referendum). After extensive evaluation on issues the committee makes recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding the Chamber?s position on issues.
Shannon & Associates, CPA Conference Room located at the Kent Chamber of Commerce at 524 West Meeker, Suite 1 in Downtown, Kent.
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