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As the start of a new school year approaches, many Tukwila businesses and organizations are hosting school supply drives to ensure students are prepared for the first day of class.
The Habit Burger Grill, home of the award-winning Charburger, will open its second Washington state restaurant on Wednesday, July 20, at 17025 Southcenter Parkway in Tukwila. The first location opened last November in Kent.
The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce will present “Meet the Candidates” reception on Wednesday, Sept. 23, in Tukwila.
The City of Tukwila, King County Housing Authority, Starfire Sports and two Tukwila business have been recognized for their extra efforts to recycle and reduce waste by King County.
Machinists Union members who work at Jorgensen Forge Corp. in Tukwila will get their first pay raises in seven years after ratifying a new collective bargaining agreement, according to a union press release.
The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce annual Recognition and Awards Luncheon is 11:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 13, at the DoubleTree by Hilton, 18740 International Blvd., SeaTac.
Starting Friday, Dec. 19 through Sunday, Dec. 21, PSE teams will be at Westfield Southcenter Mall handing out “Golden Upgrade” tickets to customers to win energy-efficient prizes ranging from high-performance showerheads to energy-efficient TVs.
SBA resource partners are available to help build small businesses success and include SCORE, Small Business Development Centers (SBDC), Women Business Centers (WBC) and Veterans Business Outreach Centers (VBOC). Together, they counseled and trained over 1 million clients in fiscal year 2014.
E-Cycle reached a milestone in November as Washington’s statewide electronics recycling program passed 250 million pounds of TVs, computers and other electronics collected since starting in 2009. There are several places in Tukwila to recycle electronics.
During the one-year period ending in October, the department estimates that employers added nearly 82,600 jobs statewide. This includes a gain of 66,900 private-sector and 12,700 government jobs.
Puget Sound Energy customers will receive a one-time credit applied to December and January bills that will save the average residential electric customer about $40. The credit passes along the financial benefit of sale of PSE’s assets in Jefferson County in 2010.
The average residential customer using 1,000 kilowatt-hours would see an electric bill decrease of 0.23 percent, or $0.21 a month, for an average bill of $92.74.
Lee's One Hour Cleaners, 14450 34th Ave. S., received the grant from the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program in King County (LHWMP) to improve their operations, while reducing their environmental impact, according to a news release from King County.
The Night of the Stars Gala is at the Seattle Airport Marriott, 3201 S. 176th St., SeaTac. Cost is $75 a person. For more information call 206-575-1633 or register at www.swkcc.org.
Ted J. Fick, a Tacoma native with decades of experience leading manufacturing organizations across the country, will take the helm when current CEO Tay Yoshitani retires next month, according to a port news release.
The construction contract for Tukwila Village has been awarded to Inter-city Contractors of Kenmore, which has built many of the Senior Housing Assistance Group's (SHAG) communities.
The Port of Seattle is honoring three airlines with their annual Fly Quiet Awards for adopting noise-reduction procedures in 2013 at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
By a 3-to-2 margin, workers at Jorgensen Forge Corp. in Seattle voted to join Machinists Union District Lodge 751 on Aug. 7. The vote affects more than 100 hourly workers at the company’s plant on East Marginal Way in Tukwila.
Puget Sound Blood Center has issued an appeal for donors after collections began to dip sharply as a result of the ongoing heat wave. During the past week, more than a half dozen blood drives were suspended or cancelled as temperatures soared.
Four businesses or public agencies in Tukwila have been named to the King County Solid Waste Division 2014 “Best Workplaces for Recycling and Waste Reduction” list.