Washington Daybook

Associated Press Washington Daybook for Wednesday, Mar. 22.

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Wednesday, Mar. 22 9:30 AM State Superintendent Chris Reykdal announces formal adoption of arts standards – State Superintendent Chris Reykdal announces formal adoption of Washington state’s arts standards at Elk Plain School of Choice. Reykdal is joined by Gov. Jay Inslee’s Senior Policy Advisor for Education Deb Merle, and Bethel School District Director of Arts Education & Curriculum Integration Michael Sandner

Location: Elk Plain School of Choice, 22015 22nd Ave. E, Spanaway, WA www.wa.gov

Contacts: Nathan Olson Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction Comms nathan.olson@k12.wa.us


Wednesday, Mar. 22 10:00 AM / Webcast

Location: Marion Oliver McCaw Hall, Seattle Center, 321 Mercer St, Seattle, WA http://investor.starbucks.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=99518&p=irol-calendar https://twitter.com/Starbucks

Contacts: JoAnn DeGrande Starbucks Investor Relations investorrelations@starbucks.com 1 206 318 7118


Wednesday, Mar. 22 10:30 AM Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announces age-friendly initiatives – Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announces age-friendly initiatives to address environmental, economic, and social factors influencing the health and well-being of older adults

Location: Pike Market Senior Center, 85 Pike Street, Suite 200, Seattle, WA Seattle www.seattle.gov

Contacts: Benton Strong City of Seattle Communications benton.strong@seattle.gov 1 206 684 8379


Wednesday, Mar. 22 11:30 AM Port of Vancouver USA hosts public tour – Port of Vancouver USA hosts public tour. Includes a brief presentation on its 105-year history, current projects, cargoes and global trade, and a bus ride around the port for an interactive tour of the marine terminals

Location: Port of Vancouver USA Admin Office, 3103 Northwest Lower River Rd., Vancouver, WA Vancouver http://www.portvanusa.com/ https://twitter.com/portvanusa

Contacts: Abbi Russell Port of Vancouver USA arussell@portvanusa.com 1 360 992 1116


Wednesday, Mar. 22 12:00 PM Dem Sen. Patty Murray speaks on federal voucher programs at the Center for American Progress – ‘Federal Voucher Programs: Implications for Public Schools and Vulnerable Students’ Center for American Progress discussion, on the details and implications of President Donald Trump and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ voucher proposal. Democratic Sen. Patty Murray keynotes, with panelists including Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy Research Director Carl Davis, The Hamilton Project Director Diane Whitmore Schnzenbach, and Cassia County School District Superintendent Gaylen Smyer

Location: Center for American Progress, 1333 H St NW, Washington, DC www.americanprogress.org https://twitter.com/amprog

Contacts: Center for American Progress events@americanprogress.org 1 202 682 1611


Wednesday, Mar. 22 5:00 PM Three cannabis companies pitch to investors at launch of the Cannabis Investment Network – Launch of the Cannabis Investment Network, a new Seattle-based venture created to connect accredited investors with legal cannabis companies seeking growth capital. The Network’s first pitch event features presentations by a cannabis online wholesale marketplace, a financial technology provider, and a personal device manufacturer

Location: Lane Powell PC, 1420 Fifth Ave., Seattle, WA Seattle http://cannabisinvestmentnetwork.com/

Contacts: Cindy MacKenzie Jaguaring Company cindy@jaguaring.net


Wednesday, Mar. 22 6:00 PM Washington State Reps. Jessyn Farrell and Gerry Pollet, and State Sen. David Frockt host 46th District telephone Town Hall

Location: TBD www.wa.gov

Contacts: Jen Waldref State of Washington jen.waldref@leg.wa.gov 1 360 786 7225


Thursday, Mar. 23 8:30 AM Enterprise Faith Based Development Initiative Leadership Conference – Enterprise Faith Based Development Initiative ‘Developing Faith: Houses of Worship as Catalysts for Community Change’ Leadership Conference, examining the roles religious institutions play in communities and how gentrification affects those communities

Location: The Capital City Hall of Distinction, 1251 Saratoga Avenue, NE, Washington, DC www.enterprisecommunity.org https://twitter.com/enterprisenow

Contacts: Joseph Cohen Capital Media Source capitalmediasource@gmail.com 1 240 630 1163


Friday, Mar. 24 Christine Gregoire celebrates 70th birthday – 70th birthday of Christine Gregoire, American politician and the 22nd governor of Washington (2005-2013)

Location: TBD

Contacts: TBD


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