The Washington Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board provided an update on recent news and upcoming events as of April 30, 2020.

The Business and Workers update is a weekly newsletter providing news and information to help businesses and workers navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. The information is compiled by the state Economic Resiliency Team (ERT), part of the Joint Information Center at Camp Murray.

It is with great sadness that we share news of the passing of Auburn Area Chamber board member Walter Schoenhofen. Walter will be deeply missed in our community.

Dr. Derek Brandes, former Auburn Area CONNECT Board Chair and Vice President of Instruction at Green River College, passed away on April 10th after more than a year-long battle with cancer. Our hearts go out to his family, friends and colleagues.

King County Metro Transit will hold a Virtual Town Hall on Friday, April 24th, at 11 am. Join the meeting via Zoom conference video calling.