Many south King County arts and culture organizations have united to promote a COVID-19 Vaccine Day on October 23rd. Get your COVID-19 vaccine between October 1st and October 23rd and receive discounts to upcoming activities with your local arts and culture institutions. Read more.

The Outlet Collection | Seattle will welcome two new stores at their Auburn location: Pro Image Sports and Ashley Homestore. Read more.

Public Health Seattle & King County Health Officer Dr. Jeff Duchin announced on September 16th a new local health order requiring proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test to enter indoor activities and large outdoor events. Continue reading to learn how this new order will be implemented.

The Comcast RISE Investment Fund provides grant funds to help small businesses owned by people of color (POC) grow as they navigate the challenges of the pandemic. Last week, Comcast announced it will award $1 million in grants to 100 small businesses owned by people of color in King and Pierce Counties, as well as technology and marketing resources to eligible businesses in the area. Read more.

King County will provide one-time grant funding to cultural organizations and businesses located in King County that have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The grant funding comes from a $19.5 million Arts and Culture Fund. Read more.

National Preparedness Month is an observance each September to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time. This week's theme for National Preparedness is "Low Cost, No Cost Preparedness." Read more.

Good days are not rare, but they can be challenging to accomplish depending on the bar you set for yourself. For me, a good day is better than a run-of-the-mill day or a not-so-good day, but it's not an outstanding day either. You can increase the number of good days by identifying the elements of your outstanding days and focusing on the behaviors and actions that made you happy. Read more.

The Outlet Collection | Seattle hosts Touch-A-Truck event for Auburn families on September 25ht, 2021. This unique event offers children and families the opportunity to see, touch and safely explore their favorite big trucks.

The Business and Workers update is a 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

Auburn School District Superintendent Dr. Spicciati announced on Monday, August 9th, 2021, precautions that would be put in place ahead of the 2021-22 school year to protect students, teachers and staff against COVID-19. Continue reading.